Merlin Larry Peck | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 23 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: June 6, 2016

Merlin Larry Peck

Department: ACS News
Keywords: people, obituaries, ACS
Merlin Larry Peck
Credit: Courtesy of Sandra Peck
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Merlin Larry Peck
Credit: Courtesy of Sandra Peck

Peck, 75, died on Jan. 14 in Lewiston, Idaho.

“Merlin was dedicated to improving the teaching of chemistry. His most valuable work was working with the teachers who teach science in precollege schools with the hope that they could foster a love for science in their students.”—Sandra Peck, wife

Most recent title: professor of chemistry, Texas A&M University

Education: B.S., chemistry, College of Idaho, 1962; Ph.D., chemistry, Montana State University, 1970

Survivors: wife, Sandra; daughters, Molly Levine and Marci Culp; and six grandchildren


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