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Stephen R. Krause, software designer

Stephen R. Krause, software designer

Stephen R. Krause, a software designer and inventor, died Friday at Levindale Hebrew Geriatric Center and Hospital from respiratory failure on his 76th birthday. Mr. Krause was born in Baltimore and raised in Forest Park. He was a 1955 graduate of Park School and attended the University of Maryland, College Park. Since he was a child, Mr. Krause demonstrated a profound interest in electricity and electric devices. He designed an automatic inventory control system that he called Epic for his father's uniform business. The four-cubic-foot unit could take physical inventory electronically, and could break down the merchandise by any designation such as size, color and style, explained...