Obituary: Michael A. McKervey | August 7, 2017 Issue - Vol. 95 Issue 32 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 95 Issue 32 | p. 36 | Obituaries
Issue Date: August 7, 2017

Obituary: Michael A. McKervey

Department: ACS News
Keywords: ACS News, obituaries
Michael A. McKervey
Credit: Henrietta McKervey
A photo of Michael A. McKervey.
Michael A. McKervey
Credit: Henrietta McKervey

Michael A. McKervey, 78, died on June 24 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

“He is remembered as one of Ireland’s most distinguished scientists, an inspirational leader in his field, and a wonderful mentor to so many students over the years. He is also remembered as a much-loved husband, father, and grandfather and will be sorely missed by family, colleagues, and friends.”—Henrietta McKervey, daughter

Most recent title: technical director, Almac Sciences

Education: B.Sc., organic chemistry, 1961, Ph.D., organic chemistry, 1964, and D.Sc., organic chemistry, 1972, Queen’s University Belfast

Survivors: wife, Clare; daughter, Henrietta; sons, Ronan and John; two grandchildren

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