Eugene Novacek

Eugene Novacek, founder of radio automation system ENCO, has passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

“His legacy lives through his family, the company he founded and the industry he loved and changed,” the company said in a release.

Novaceck is survived by his wife, Judith Novacek; his daughter, Kristin Heinbockel; his son Andrew Novacek, and granddaughter, Evany Novacek.