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Laurids E. Ross ’44

Laurids Ross ’44, October 30, 2000, in Naperville, Illinois. He received a master’s degree in chemistry from Oregon State College in 1946, and he was a chemist with the Argonne National Laboratories for 35 years. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and he served as a Democratic precinct committeeman in Naperville from 1954 until his death. He was also an active member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Survivors include two sons; a brother; a sister; two grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. His wife preceded him in death. The family suggests that memorial contributions in his name may be made to Reed College.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2001

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