Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Professor Alfred Brunger

Male 1952 - 2016  (64 years)


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  • Name Alfred Brunger 
    Prefix Professor 
    Born 1952 
    Gender Male 
    Misfortune 2016  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    killed in private aircraft 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-2207 
    Died 24 Sep 2016  Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2207  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMisfortune - killed in private aircraft - 2016 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 2016 - Puslinch Twp., Wellington Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Parkview Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Former UW prof dies in plane crash

      WATERLOO A world-renowned expert in solar thermal energy has died after his ultralight plane crashed in Puslinch on Saturday.

      Alfred Brunger, 63, of Waterloo, was the sole occupant of the ultralight plane which he built and owned.

      He was on his way home from his cottage near the Ottawa River and set to land at the Region of Waterloo International Airport when the plane crashed near Watson Road South in Puslinch Township just before 4 p.m...

      Brunger ran the Solar Research Lab at UW from 1986 to 1997 and then went on to work at the national solar test facility in Mississauga.

      He was instrumental in starting the Midnight Sun solar car team at Waterloo.

      "He was so talented and capable," said Van Decker. "It sounds cliché, but he was a boy scout. He was so warm and friendly to everyone."....

      Former UW prof dies in plane crash. (2016). Therecord.com. Retrieved 27 September 2016, from https://www.therecord.com/news-story/6880127-former-uw-prof-dies-in-plane-crash/