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Obituaries

Obituary: John B. Russell

by Linda Wang
July 31, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 30

 

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Credit: Courtesy of Deborah Verseput
John. B. Russell

John B. Russell, 90, died on Feb. 5 in McKinleyville, California.

“My dad was a devoted husband to my mom and a truly amazing father to me. He taught me all about chemistry, photography, and the natural world and wildlife which inhabited our property high up on Fickle Hill, and also ever patiently teaching me basic construction and tool use while he and my mom built our Fickle Hill home.”—Deborah Verseput, daughter

Most recent title: Professor of chemistry, Humboldt State University

Education: AB, chemistry, Oberlin College, 1951; PhD, chemistry, Cornell University, 1955

Survivors: Daughter, Deborah Verseput

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