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Everett E. Bagley

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former WHOI Volunteer, Everett E. Bagley, on January 10, 2024.  He was 99.

Born in Brockton to Lucy (Canfield) […]

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Gordon R. Sullivan

Gordon Sullivan with Dick Pittinger (left) and Jean Tempel (right)

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former Member of the Corporation and […]

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Mark C. DeRoche

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the unexpected death of former employee Mark C. DeRoche on August 1, 2023, in Bangor, ME.  He was 63.

Mark was born […]

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Peter Partridge

Peter Partridge (on the right) participated in the Office of Naval Research (ONR) 50th anniversary of the historic deep-sea dive of the Trieste.

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces […]

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Robert M. Solow

Institute Professor Emeritus Robert Solow, pathbreaking economist, dies at age 99
Nobel-winning scholar changed his field, taught generations of students, and helped make MIT a global leader in economics research.
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Catherine Herrity

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former employee Catherine Herrity on November 16, 2023, from congestive heart failure. She was 75.

Catherine was born in […]

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James B. Tynan

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of long time WHOI Volunteer James B. Tynan on November 7, 2023, with his loving family at his side. […]

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Richard “Moose” Morris

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former employee Richard Francis “Moose” Morris on November 6, 2023. He was 62.

Richard was born to Marilyn (Scannell) […]

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Joel C. Goldman

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Joel C. Goldman on September 30 after living with Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease for many years. […]

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Robert Arthur

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former employee Robert Arthur in March 2023.

Robert was an Able-Bodied Seaman from 2002 to 2021.  He worked on […]

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Sheila Payne

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Sheila Payne on September 27, 2023.  She was 87.

Sheila was the daughter of Ethel Chapman Tulk […]

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Michael Lee Spruill

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former employee Michael Lee Spruill on September 18, 2023.  He was 69.

Michael was born on April 3, 1954, […]

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Robert Addison Day

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of WHOI Life Trustee, Robert Addison Day on September 14, 2023.  He was 79.

Robert Addison Day was a businessman […]

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Maya Bhatia

 

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former MIT-WHOI Joint Program student Maya Bhatia on August 16, 2023, in Grise Fiord – Aujuittuq, Nunavut, […]

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Peter Arthur Aron

 

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former WHOI Trustee and Member of the Corporation Peter Arthur Aron on July 14, 2023. He was 77. […]

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Cecily Cannan Selby

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former Trustee/Corporation Member Cecily C. Selby on July 9, 2023. She was 96.

Cecily had a pathbreaking career as […]

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Ernest Eldred Baker (Buddy)

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Ernest Eldred Baker (Buddy) on June 23, 2023.  He was 94.

Buddy grew up in Quissett where he […]

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David P. Kammer

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the sudden death of former employee David P. Kammer of Marcellus, NY, on May 14, 2023. He was 61.

David was was […]

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Bruce Tripp

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of retiree Bruce Tripp on May 9, 2023, at JML Care Center in Falmouth, while under hospice care. He […]

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Steve L. Stillman Jr.

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the death of former employee , on July 6, 2007, at Greenbriar Terrace Nursing Home in Nashua, NH. He was 80.

Steve […]

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Steve Okkonen

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution announces with great sorrow the sudden death of WHOI Guest Investigator Steve Okkonen on April 6, 2023.  He was 69.

Steve was born in […]

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