From a contemporary press report:
Bogart G. Rozycki, 73, an Alexandria, Virginia, resident who worked 40 years for the Department of Commerce before retiring in 1995 as a senior technical assistance specialist in the Economic Development Administration, died of prostate cancer March 30, 1999 at his home.
During his career, he managed public works programs and was involved in the administration of grants to fund studies on economic development patterns.
Mr. Rozycki, a native of Poland, came to the United States in 1947 and immediately settled in Washington.
He was a graduate of Georgetown University, where he also received a master's degree in political science.
He served about three years in the Army in the mid-1950s and more than 20 years in the Army Reserve before retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel in 1985.
He was a member of Mosby's Rangers and the Polish American Congress in Washington.
Survivors include his wife of 39 years, Audrey Rozycki of Alexandria; and two sons, Robert B., of Alexandria, and Andrew G., of Minneapolis.
ROZYCKI, BOGART G. Lt. Col. USA (Ret.)
On Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at his residence in Alexandria, VA, BOGART G. ROZYCKI, beloved husband of Audrey Rozycki. Beloved father of Robert Rozycki of Alexandria, VA and Andrew Rozycki of Minneapolis, MN. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 8 at 10:45 a.m. at Fort Myer Chapel. Interment to follow with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetery.
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