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Albert Henning Barlich ’54

Albert Henning Barlich ’54, April 20, 2009, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, from complications related to Parkinson's disease. Al earned a BA from Reed and an MA from the University of Oregon in physics. In 1956, he began a 28-year career with Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory that included work in theoretical applications, the army weapons group, and international technology. The Kiwanis Club and Red Cross honored him for his community service. He also supported the Los Alamos Ski Club, the Boy Scouts, and two local parishes of the Methodist church. Al enjoyed outdoor sports and gardening, and had a special interest in English hand bells; he built and repaired bell equipment and attended hand bell conventions. Survivors include his wife, Jo, to whom he was married for 50 years; a son and daughter; two grandchildren; and a brother.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 2009

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