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Obituaries

Obituary: Riley O. Schaeffer

by Linda Wang
July 20, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 30

 

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Credit: Courtesy of Karen Schaeffer
Riley O. Schaeffer

Riley O. Schaeffer, 90, died on April 15 in Bloomington, Ind.

“Professor Schaeffer had a distinguished research record that included critical discoveries in the synthesis, reactivity, and structure analysis via X-ray diffraction and nuclear magnetic resonance methods of boron hydrides and carboranes. Professor Schaeffer received numerous honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was a AAAS fellow and an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Britain. After retiring, he and his wife, Peg, enjoyed traveling the world. He will be greatly missed by family, friends, and colleagues.”—Karen Schaeffer, daughter

Most recent title: Chair of the chemistry department, University of New Mexico

Education: B.S., chemistry, 1947, and Ph.D., chemistry, 1949, University of Chicago

Survivors: Daughter, Karen; five grandchildren; five great grandchildren

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