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John "Jack" Elmore ’57

September 4, 2015, in Kennewick, Washington.

Majoring in biology, Jack wrote his thesis, “A Study of Xylary Secondary Wall Formation in the First Internode of Phleum Pratense Seedlings,” advised by Prof. Helen Stafford [biology 1954–87]. He went on to earn a master’s degree in physics from Hofstra University and a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from SUNY at Stony Brook. He served in the U.S. Army and studied Russian at the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, California. John worked as a research biochemist for the U.S. government in New York and later at Abbott Laboratories in Illinois. He is survived by his wife, Kristin Lynn Deurloo; his sons, Kevin and Daryl Elmore; and his two stepsons, Edward and James Chung.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2021

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