Norman E. White
Date of Death: October 7, 2010
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Norman E. White, 93, of Lafayette, died at 7:50 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010, at Clarian Arnett Hospital. He was born on Jan. 20, 1917, in Springfield, Ohio, and was the son of the late Shirley and Laura Lawless White. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Ph.D. in chemistry. On Sept. 11,…

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BHS Class of 1977 left a message on October 11, 2010:
Dear Elizabeth & Mrs. White,
Our thoughts & prayers are with you in this difficult time. May your faith comfort you and please know that we are thinking of you.
Much love to you,
BHS Class of &77
Deb Marek left a message on October 10, 2010:
Dear Myrle and Elizabeth.....I was so sorry to hear of Norm&s death. I think of you often, especially during snowy winters when the whole neighborhood makes use of the ""community"" snowblower. You will be happy to know that your garden is every bit as lovely as when you tended it. Karen and Dave keep your house and yard in wonderful shape. You are in my thoughts and prayers..........Deb
Roy & Judy Pointer left a message on October 10, 2010:
Dear Myrle and Elizabeth,

We&re sorry to hear of Norm&s death. He was one of a kind. Roy owes his position at BU to him. He was a mentor and friend.

We think of you often when we travel through the midwest to visit our family members. We hope you both are well.

When remembering Norm, we can&t forget the many discussions we had about all sorts of topics and his unusual take on many things. Any one who knew Norm appreciated his sense of honesty and trustworthiness. We may not always have agreed with him, but we never doubted where our relationship with him stood. Some thought he was too blunt in his remarks, but most of us came to appreciate his honest responses to whatever was being discussed.

Norm was department chair at the beginning of the BU Department of Chemistry. Roy was the first new person hired in the new department. Norm helped get American Chemical Society approval for the chemistry degree program. His memory will always be linked to BU Chemistry.


Roy and Judy Pointer
Bloomsburg, PA
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