Bozeman widow continues operating husband's computer museum

BOZEMAN — Barbara Keremedjiev suffered a terrible blow when her husband George Keremedjiev died unexpectedly after heart surgery in November.

“After the initial shock . I thought, what am I going to do?” Barbara said.

Leave Bozeman? Go live near the grandkids?

Despite her shock and grief, she quickly decided she would stay and fight to sustain and expand her husband’s creation — the American Computer & Robotics Museum.

On Jan. 2, she reopened the free, nonprofit museum, which had been closed since her husband’s death Nov. 17.

“This museum has to be a living legacy to George,” said Barbara, 63.

“This was his love, his passion. He gave it everything. I could not imagine this not continuing,” she told the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

After conferring with family, supporters and friends at Montana State University,

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