In Memoriam

Peter Brickman Mohr

Peter Brickman Mohr

May 26, 2020 - Peter Brickman Mohr, a former LLNL engineer, died May 18. He was 84. Mohr was born on July 7, 1935 in Washington, DC. He grew up in Las Vegas and graduated from the University of Nevada as a mechanical engineer. He worked at Lawrence Livermore starting…

Richard W. “Dick” Hill

Richard W. “Dick” Hill

May 18, 2020 - Richard W. “Dick” Hill died in early May. He was 95. Hill grew up North Haledon and Fair Lawn, New Jersey. He was drafted during World War II and served in the 100th Infantry Division’s 373rd Field Artillery Battalion, which landed at Marseilles, France…

Richard “Dick” Farnsworth

Richard “Dick” Farnsworth

May 7, 2020 - Richard “Dick” Farnsworth died March 29. He was 73. Farnsworth was born in Glendale, the youngest son of Robert and Lois Farnsworth. He graduated from Brigham Young University with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees. He briefly participated in…

Gus D. Dorough

Gus D. Dorough

May 4, 2020 - Gus D. Dorough, died April 13. He was 98. Dorough was born in Los Angeles and was a longtime Livermore resident. In 1944, while in graduate school at the University of California, Berkeley, majoring in chemistry, he was drafted into the Army and…

Ted Komoto

Ted Komoto

April 14, 2020 - Ted Komoto, former Lab physicist, died March 20. He was 93. Komoto was born in Fresno to Yoshikazu and Hisano Komoto, who raised him along with his five brothers in the farming community of Parlier. The upheaval of World War II sent most of the family…

Betty Piper

Betty Piper

April 8, 2020 - Betty Piper died April 3. She was 86. Piper was born on April 23, 1933 to Alva B. Turner and Genevieve (Jane) Krauss in Hollywood. She served as an administrative assistant in several Department of Energy facilities, retiring from Lawrence Livermore…

Joanne Roberts Crossman

Joanne Roberts Crossman

April 7, 2020 - Joanne Roberts Crossman died March 27. She was 91. Crossman was born in 1928 to the late Charles and Beatrice Roberts in Gardner, Maine. She moved to Rutland, Vermont when she started high school and met the love of her life, Glendon Crossman. They were…

James R. Murchie

James R. Murchie

April 2, 2020 - James R. Murchie, a former LLNL machinist, died March 30. He was 85. Murchie was born on Oct. 26, 1934, to Archie and Jane Murchie in Kemmerer, Wyoming. After graduating from White Pine High School in 1953, he went on to serve as an apprentice at the…

Harvey Canter

Harvey Canter

March 30, 2020 - Harvey Canter, a former LLNL engineer, died March 14. He was 75. Canter was a man of many interests who served his country in the Navy as a submariner. He had a distinguished career as a nuclear engineer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He…

Forrest C. Lewis

Forrest C. Lewis

March 26, 2020 - Forrest C. Lewis died March 13. He was 71. Lewis was born in Miami, Oklahoma, to Orville and Billie Lewis. He moved to Livermore in 1960 and graduated from Livermore High School in 1967. While in high school, he met the love of his life, Carla Viale,…

William ‘Bill’ Wilcox

William ‘Bill’ Wilcox

March 23, 2020 - Willliam “Bill” Wilcox died Feb. 5. He was 78. Wilcox was born in Wisconsin on Jan. 28, 1942, and grew up in Livermore, until retiring on Kauai in 2010. After graduating from Santa Clara University, he worked at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory…

Emil Peter Cigliuti

Emil Peter Cigliuti

March 5, 2020 - Emil Peter Cigliuti died Feb. 21. He was 92. Cigliuti was born and raised in a home on First Street in downtown Livermore. Growing up, he enjoyed all that Livermore had to offer: playing on the 1941-45 Livermore High School Cowboys football team; calf…

Marilyn Jeanne Miller

Marilyn Jeanne Miller

March 5, 2020 - Marilyn Jeanne Miller died Feb. 17. She was 81. Miller was born in Bakersfield, California, on March 19, 1935. She was the daughter of Miriam and Harold Remington. She attended the University of California, Berkeley, where she majored in music. She…

Lisa Owens Davis

Lisa Owens Davis

Feb. 28, 2020 - Lisa Owens Davis died Feb. 26. She was 53. Davis was born in 1966 in Santa Barbara, California. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a degree in Spanish literature. She lived in Spain and worked at the Spanish consulate in…

Jeffery A Sherman

Jeffery A Sherman

Feb. 13, 2020 - Jeffery A Sherman, LLNL mechanic, died Feb. 8. He was 59. Sherman was born in Southern California and has called the Benicia/Vallejo area his home since 1963.  He went to grade school at St. Dominic’s in Benicia and graduated from Benicia High School in…

Theodore "Ted" Wilson

Theodore "Ted" Wilson

Feb. 12, 2020 - Theodore "Ted" Wilson died Jan. 14. He was 85. Wilson was born and raised in Berkeley. He attended Berkeley High, Hardin-Simmons University in Abeline, Texas, University of Texas at Austin and received his MBA from Golden Gate University in San…

Carol Ann (DeGrazia) Turner

Carol Ann (DeGrazia) Turner

Feb. 12, 2020 - Carol Ann (DeGrazia) Turner died Jan. 15. She was 68. Turner was born Nov. 1, 1951 in Dearborn, Michigan. She was a driven and generous woman, always putting others first and willing to provide as much as possible to help those in need. Turner worked in…

Yu-Li Pan

Yu-Li Pan

Feb. 12, 2020 - Yu-Li Pan died Jan. 22. He was 80. Pan was born in China, he immigrated with his family to America in 1950. He studied in Berkeley public schools and received his doctorate in physics from the University of California, Berkeley in 1964. He worked at…

Kent Estabrook

Kent Estabrook

Feb. 12, 2020 - Kent Estabrook, a former Lab physicist, died Dec. 22, 2019. He was 76. Estabrook was born in Astoria, Oregon; he was the son of Jerry and Brownie Estabrook. He received a bachelor’s degree in physics from Vanderbilt University and a Ph.D. in plasma…

Ray E Kidder

Ray E Kidder

Feb. 11, 2020 - Ray E Kidder died Dec. 3, 2019. He was 96. Kidder enjoyed both a long life and a long successful career at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), where he had a major impact on programs including: the physics of nuclear weapons, inertial…