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Charles William Lewis ’59

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Charles William Lewis ’59, January 30, 2007, in Hillsborough, North Carolina, following a brief illness. Chuck received a BA from Reed in physics, and then attended the University of Minnesota, earning an MS in 1961 and a PhD in 1964 in physics. He married Ruth H. Luhman in 1963. Chuck worked in university nuclear physics research and teaching until 1975, when he became a research physicist for the Environmental Protection Agency in Triangle, North Carolina. He was active for many years in the Pilgrim United Church of Christ. Survivors include his wife, daughter, and half-sister.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2007

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