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Obituary: William M. Richie

by Linda Wang
February 5, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 6

William M. Richie, 88, died on Oct. 31, 2017, in Florence, Ala.

“From 1958 until his retirement in 1988, Mac Richie provided thousands and thousands of college students a strong foundation in basic chemistry. His rigorous, high academic standards and his enthusiasm for teaching made him a source of counsel and encouragement with a well-deserved reputation for devotion to duty, fair play, and support.”—Michael B. Moeller, colleague

Most recent title: professor emeritus, University of North Alabama

Education: B.S., chemistry, Florence State Teachers College, 1954; A.M., education, Peabody College, 1955

Survivor: daughter, Melissa

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