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Loyd B. Nesbitt Sr. AMP ’44

Loyd B. Nesbitt Sr. AMP ’44, July 8, 2006, in San Jose, California. A resident of Fargo, North Dakota, Loyd enlisted in the Army Air Forces in 1943, and came to Reed in the premeteorology program. He earned a BS in physics from Rutgers University and married Ruby Lee Parr. He and his family moved to Alplaus, New York, where he worked as a physicist for General Electric. In 1968, he was transferred to the nuclear energy division in San Jose, California, where he worked as a chemical engineer specializing in off-gas systems for nuclear power plants. Survivors include his wife, three children, and five grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: March 2011

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