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Jonathan William Erickson ’79

Jonathan William Erickson ’79, March 3, 2006, from suicide, following a deep depression, in Palo Alto, California. Jon attended Reed and Linfield College. He earned a PhD from Brown University in physical chemistry. He held positions in surface science at the National Bureau of Standards and at two companies in Palo Alto. He also taught chemistry and held four groundbreaking patents. Survivors include his wife, Anne, and two daughters.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 2006

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