Captain (Ret.) Eric Weston Krieger of Albuquerque, New Mexico, passed away on Sunday October 17, 2021, at the age of 80. He was born in Miami, Florida, on March 24, 1941, the son of Cuba Lee (Sadler) Krieger-Ambrosius and Weston Eric Krieger.
Eric was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, class of 1963, earning a degree in Nuclear Engineering. He went on to attend the Navy's Nuclear Power School, then on to the Naval Submarine School before serving in in the Navy's Submarine Fleet for 26 years in both Pacific and Atlantic fleets. After achieving the rank of Captain, Eric served aboard the USS Daniel Webster and USS Andrew Jackson. Before retiring, he also served as Chief Staff Officer and Nuclear Weapons and Development Officer.
After leaving the Navy, Eric then went on to work for Los Alamos National Laboratory. He was a true hero, a loving husband, father, and great friend.
Eric is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years Lynda A. (McGinnis); son, Eric; and daughter, Melissa; and brother, Derek Krieger.
"May you forever have calm seas and fair winds." Rest in peace and thank you for everything.
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