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OBITUARY: Charles E. Morris Sept. 28, 2013

on October 1, 2013 - 7:22am
CHARLES E. MORRIS Sept. 18, 2013
 
Charles E. Morris, 72, formerly of Los Alamos, died on Wednesday, September 18, 2013 in Scottsdale, Arizona.  
 
He was born in Detroit, Michigan and received his doctorate from Iowa State University. From 1968 - 1994, he was a research physicist at Los Alamos National Laboratory (M-6), and was active in skiing and golf.  
 
After retirement, he pursued an interest in woodworking, designing and building cabinetry and furniture for his home. Chuck is survived by his wife, Ellen. No services will be held.
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Former LANL Director Harold Agnew Has Died

on September 30, 2013 - 1:05pm

HAROLD M. AGNEW March 28, 1921-Sept. 29, 2013

Harold M. Agnew, died Sept. 29 2013 at his home in Solana Beach, Calif.

Agnew was present at Fermi's first neutron chain reaction Dec. 2, 1942, director of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory for 10 years and for 10 years president of General Atomics.

He had been afflicted with chronic lymphocytic leukemia since spring.

Agnew was born in Denver, Colo. After receiving his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Denver in 1942, he joined Enrico Fermi’s research group at the University of Chicago.

Agnew worked on the Manhattan

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OBITUARY: Edgar Davis Bush Jr. Jan. 1, 1932–Sept. 22, 2013

on September 25, 2013 - 8:46pm

EDGAR DAVIS BUSH Jr. Jan. 1, 1932Sept. 22, 2013

Edgar Davis Bush Jr., 81, of Los Alamos, N.M. died on September 22, 2013. “Ed” was born on January 1, 1932 in Morenci, Ariz. He is survived by his wife Carolyn, son Mike and wife Donna of Chandler, Ariz., his grandson Matthew and wife Maureen and his great grandson Declan of Renton, Wash. He was preceded in death by his grandson Danny.

He was taken from us after a 9 month battle with cancer. Ed’s full life ended peacefully with his wife and son by his side.

Ed and Carolyn were high school sweethearts and have been happily married for 59

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OBITUARY: Myron L. Stein Sept. 17, 2013

on September 19, 2013 - 1:00pm

MYRON L. STEIN Sept. 17, 2013

Myron L. Stein, 85, a resident of Los Alamos, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2013. He was born in Sacramento, Calif., where he grew up, attending University of California at Berkley, receiving a degree with honors in Astronomy.  

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was stationed in the South Pacific. Following his service, he joined his older brother, Leland Stein, in Los Alamos where Myron worked at the Los Alamos National Laboratory for 50 years, retiring in 2008 and as a Guest Scientist continued to come to the Lab.

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OBITUARY: Justine Lenora (Hunt) Chick Aug. 18, 1932–Sept. 16, 2013

on September 19, 2013 - 7:51am
JUSTINE LENORA CHICK Aug. 18, 1932Sept. 16, 2013
 
Justine Lenora (Hunt) Chick, 81, of Los Alamos, passed away Sept. 16., 2013. Justine was born Aug. 18, 1932, in Wetzel, W.Va., the first of two daughters of Wilbur and Alvina (McHenry) Hunt.
 
Justine is preceded in death by her husband, Elwood A. Chick, and their son Michael A. Chick. She leaves behind daughter Jill A. Beck and grandchildren Madeline and Zachary of Los Alamos and daughter Cynthia L. Chick of Leeds, England.
 
Playful and full of life, Justine was a world traveler who enjoyed her final years in the company of her
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