Obituaries


Joel Putnam Davis

Joel Putnam Davis

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with sorrow the death on June 9, 2016, of former Life Trustee, Joel Putnam…

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George Erwin LeRoy

George Erwin LeRoy

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of long time WHOI volunteer George Erwin LeRoy on…

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Robert (John) Gibson

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Robert (John) Gibson on May 7.  He…

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John “Jack” F. Connell

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree John “Jack” F. Connell on May 11.…

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Wayne A. Bailey

Wayne A. Bailey

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Wayne A. Bailey.  He was 64. Wayne…

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Earl M. Young Jr.

Earl M. Young Jr.

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Earl M. Young Jr., on May 9…

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James B. Hurlock

James B. Hurlock

he Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with sorrow the death on April 27, 2016, of former Life Trustee, James B.…

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Percy (“Pi”) Chubb, III

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with sorrow the death on March 16, 2016, of former Honorary Trustee, Percy (“Pi”)…

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Craig Henderson

Craig Henderson

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the unexpected death of employee Craig T. Henderson on March 29.…

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Joseph Leo Coburn, Jr.

Joseph Leo Coburn, Jr.

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Captain Joseph Leo Coburn, Jr. (U.S. Coast…

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Geoffrey Eglinton

The Woods Hole Oceanographic announces with sorrow the death of Adjunct Scientist Geoffrey Eglinton on March 11.  More information will…

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Duncan Blanchard

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with sorrow the death of former employee Duncan Blanchard on February 25, 2016, after…

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Anita (LaBonte) Gunning

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Anita (LaBonte) Gunning on March 4 in…

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Henry R. Carlisle

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the sudden death of retiree Henry R. Carlisle on March 7…

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Anne Whitin Sawyer

Anne Whitin Sawyer

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with deep sorrow the death on February 16, 2016, of former Honorary Member, Anne…

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James E. “Reggie” Proctor

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the unexpected death of employee James E. “Reggie” Proctor on February…

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Richard P. Von Herzen

Richard P. Von Herzen

Richard P. Von Herzen, an earth scientist who pioneered studies of heat flowing from the seafloor, died Thursday morning at…

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Robert McDevitt

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Robert McDevitt on January 19, 2016, in…

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George R. Hampson

George R. Hampson

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of Oceanographer Emeritus George R. Hampson on November 5…

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James M. (Jim) Clark

James M. (Jim) Clark

James M. “Jim” Clark, advisor to and benefactor of our Institution for more than thirty years, died at his home in…

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Arthur D. Voorhis

Arthur D. Voorhis

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Arthur D. Voorhis on October 6 at…

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Patricia (Souza) Askew

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Patricia (Souza) Askew on October 2, at…

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