Obituary: Wilbur C. Schaefer | July 17, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 29 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 29 | p. 37
Issue Date: July 17, 2017

Obituary: Wilbur C. Schaefer

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Wilbur C. Schaefer
Credit: Courtesy of Kurt Schaefer
A photo of Wilbur C. Schaefer.
Wilbur C. Schaefer
Credit: Courtesy of Kurt Schaefer

Wilbur C. Schaefer, 91, died on April 22 in Peoria, Ill.

“Wilbur loved his work and loved the people he worked with. He enjoyed science education and was involved in establishing regional science fairs. He was a gentle and wise husband and father.”—Kurt C. Schaefer, son

Most recent title: assistant to the director, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research

Education: B.S., chemistry, 1949, and M.S., chemistry, 1950, Bradley University

Survivors: wife, Naomi; sons, Gregory and Kurt; five grandchildren

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