Bruce L. Larson | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 13 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: March 28, 2016

Bruce L. Larson

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS, obituaries

Larson, 88, died on Sept. 30, 2015, in Urbana, Ill.

“Bruce taught at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign for over 40 years, retiring in 1992. He traveled extensively to many countries, including as a Fulbright Scholar in Argentina in 1965. He was an outdoor enthusiast and an Eagle Scout. He was active in local and state park commissions, the University YMCA, and he was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church.”—family of Bruce Larson

Most recent title: professor emeritus in the College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Education: B.S., 1948; Ph.D., 1951, both from University of Minnesota

Survivors: wife, Janice Wilson; sons, David and Eric; and two granddaughters


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