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Obituaries

Obituary: Robert H. Wood

by Linda Wang
May 30, 2019 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 97, ISSUE 22

 

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Credit: Courtesy of Joanne Wood
Robert Wood

Robert H. Wood, 86, died on Feb. 3 in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

“When I arrived at the University of Delaware in the fall of 1964 as a fresh-faced assistant professor, Bob was one of the dozen chemistry faculty who welcomed me to the department. For the next 38 years, until he retired, I valued his wise counsel, admired his great intellect, and most importantly, cherished his friendship. He personified the ideal colleague.”—John L. Burmeister, friend and colleague

Most recent title: Professor of chemistry emeritus, University of Delaware

Education: BS, chemistry, Caltech, 1953; PhD, physical chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1957

Survivors: Wife, Joanne; sons, Michael and Mark; stepsons, Todd and Bill; three grandchildren

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