In Memoriam 2018

In MemoriamThe Department of Chemistry fondly remembers those alumni, faculty and staff who have passed away during 2018. (Please note: this list may be incomplete.)

 

Alumni

Nancy (Armstrong) Aldrich (MS, '49), May 13, 2018

Irma Jane (Rau) Bolam (BS, ’51), January 12, 2018

Lila Pearl Burgess (BS, ’47), March 10, 2018

William Toole (Bill) Curless (BS, '49), November 2, 2018

Minor Jesser (Jud) Coon (PhD, '46, Rose, W.), September 5, 2018

Rachel (Kopel) Dare (MS, '49), October 11, 2018

Bodie Douglas (PhD, ’49, Bailar Jr), March 24, 2018

Palmer Dyal (PhD, '59, Hummel, J.), August 7, 2018

Verlin W. Foltz (BS, '53), May 30, 2018

Ralph A. Gardner-Chavis (BS, ’43), March 27, 2018

Jan (Fox) Geldermann (MS, '46), August 21, 2018

Roland Joseph Grishaber (AM/MA, '52), October 18, 2018

Henry Kingston Hall Jr. (Phd, '49, Frank, R.), October, 25, 2018

Catherine Williams Kallal (MS, '46), November 4, 2018

John R. Rogers (PhD, '60, Marvel, C.), October 15, 2018

Robert C. Springborn (BS, '51), January 21, 2018

Leon Harry Steinberg (BS, ’50), January 4, 2018

Ruth (Bowman) Swenson (MS, ’47), March 5, 2018

Rolf Szybilski (BS, '50), October 16, 2018

Melvin Tecotzky (MS, '48; PhD, '53, Moeller, G.), July 7, 2018

Kenneth Donald Walter (BS, '51), August 14, 2018

Barbara H. Weil (MS, '51; PhD, '53, Marvel, C.), August 16, 2018

 

Faculty

Richard L. Keiter (visiting professor of chemistry 1980, with John Shapley), January 19, 2018

William H. Pirkle (served on Illinois faculty 1964-2018), April 6, 2018

Charles Pence Slichter (served on Illinois faculty 1961-2018), February 19, 2018

 

Staff

Rebecca J. Simon (Academic Advisor, LAS and Director of the Placement Center, SCS), October 15, 2018