Studying Voltage, Venting Grief; A Father Fights the Hazard That Killed His Daughter
He enrolled in a night course on electrical grounding. He built a private Web site to archive every news article that mentions his daughter. He brainstorms on the phone each week or so with a team of expert troubleshooters. He goes to bed reading the National Electric Code, a 700-page handbook of regulations. Roger M. Lane is a grieving father. He is also a trained engineer who is haunted by the way his daughter died -- electrocuted while walking her dogs in the East Village.