Volume 95 Issue 20 | pp. 41-42 | Obituaries
Issue Date: May 15, 2017

R. Garth Pews

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, ACS, obituaries

R. Garth Pews, 78, died on Nov. 8, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla.

“Garth Pews was a highly accomplished synthetic organic chemist. He was born in Leamington, Ontario, and came to the U.S. in 1963, where he did his postdoctoral work under Robert W. Taft at Pennsylvania State University. He subsequently worked for Esso Research & Engineering in Linden, N.J., for two years prior to joining Dow Chemical Company in 1966. He was an expert . . .

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