August 9, 2016 by Liz Sinner
John H. Day, founder of John Day’s Automotive Electronics–Insight for Engineers,
passed away July 31, 2016. With his passing, this website will close.
John wrote about electronics for more than 40 years, for newspapers, public relations
firms, and technical magazines such as Electronics News, EE Times, and Design
News. A graduate of both Northeastern University and Penn State University, he had
academic degrees in journalism, but he learned electronics as an officer in the US Army
Signal Corps, serving tours in the US, as well as in Vietnam.
Combining his journalism skills and his electronics knowledge, he helped nearly
17,000 engineers who regularly visited this website by reporting on new technology and
how it could lead to innovative solutions to design problems, as well as facilitate new-
John’s family and team thank the readers, contributors, and advertisers for their support
and wish them and the automotive-electronics industry well.