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General Information

Name:  David Crosby  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction

Born: 1930

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Dave and his wife Marcia lived in a tiny Illinois farm community where he wrote mystery stories and she did oil painting.

Biographical and Professional Information

Dave Crosby is an author, quality management consultant, and software developer-publisher. His Statistical Process Control (SPC) software was the first such program offered for the personal computer. He served as Corporate Quality Director for RCA, General Instruments, and Portec Inc. In 1980, Dave created ''The Crosby Company'' to develop software and training material for quality control. The U.S. Army awarded Dave ''The Outstanding Civilian Service Medal'' for his work in the Army Zero Defects program.


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