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September 1, 2020
Charles was born on December 21, 1939 and died on August 25, 2020. He joined AAPT in 1991 and was actively involved in the Ohio Section of AAPT. He has served as Treasurer of the Ohio Section since 2001.
August 19, 2020
John S. Rigden was born in Painesville, Ohio, on January 10, 1934, and died of cardiac arrest at St. Luke’s Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 24, 2017, at age 83.
July 13, 2020
It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Lillian Christie McDermott. Lillian died in her own home, from natural causes associated with cancer. She left life as she lived it: graciously and surrounded by her family. She is predeceased by her husband, Mark McDermott, and survived by her three children, Bruce (Tina), Melanie (David), and Connie, and four grandchildren.
April 16, 2020
Remembrance by Jim Nelson: In 1975, Carl Curtis Duzen was an exchange teacher from California and landed at Lower Merion High School, a sister school to Harriton High School, where I was teaching.
January 8, 2020
September 6, 1941 - January 1, 2020
Dr. Curtis J. Hieggelke Hall of Fame community college teacher and AAPT TYC leader, died January 1, 2020 at the age of 78.
August 12, 2019
Frederick Reif, emeritus professor in Physics and Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, died on August 11th, 2019. He was 92.
June 18, 2019
Elisha (Lish) Huggins passed away on June 18 at the age of 85. Huggins was an undergraduate at MIT and received his Ph.D. degree at Caltech under Richard Feynman in 1962.
January 28, 2019
Born January 4, 1924 in Mezokovesd, Hungary, Barbara Lotze, passed away January 17, 2019.
December 31, 2018
David Keeports passed away in December 2019 from complications of Parkinson's disease. Dave had a long career as a physics professor at Mills College in Oakland, California.
November 19, 2018
Gregory Paul Puskar, 62, of Morgantown, passed away October 23, 2018 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.