Francis Hueter Obituary

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Francis Gordon Hueter

June 29, 1929 - July 17, 2013
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Francis Gordon Hueter, 84, of Cary, NC, died July 17, 2013. He was born in Baltimore, MD on June 29, 1929 to Florence and Wilbur Hueter. In addition to his parents, Gordon is reunited with his wife, Mary Frances Hightower Hueter and brother, George Hueter. Gordon served as Director of Health Effects Research for the EPA at RTP. He leaves behind his children, Allen Hueter of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Chuck Hueter (Lisa) of Baltimore, MD, and Cindy Hueter of Apex, NC; grandchildren, Aubrie Lewis (Wesley), Landon, Daniel and Zachary Hueter. With great admiration, praise, and respect, our family would like to share with you an honorable tribute...
Francis Gordon Hueter, 84, of Cary, NC, died July 17, 2013. He was born in Baltimore, MD on June 29, 1929 to Florence and Wilbur Hueter. In addition to his parents, Gordon is reunited with his wife, Mary Frances Hightower Hueter and brother, George Hueter. Gordon served as Director of Health Effects Research for the EPA at RTP.

He leaves behind his children, Allen Hueter of Fuquay-Varina, NC, Chuck Hueter (Lisa) of Baltimore, MD, and Cindy Hueter of Apex, NC; grandchildren, Aubrie Lewis (Wesley), Landon, Daniel and Zachary Hueter.

With great admiration, praise, and respect, our family would like to share with you an honorable tribute to our father's lifetime accomplishments:

EDUCATION AND PERSONAL:

Baltimore Polytechnic Institute; 1944-1948
University of Maryland; 1948 - 1952, B.S. Animal Science
University of Maryland; 1954 - 1956, M.S. Animal Nutrition, Physiology
University of Maryland; 1956 - 1958, Ph.D. Animal Science, Physiology, Biochemistry

HONORS:

Senior Executive Service of the U.S.A., 1979
Federal Executive Institute, 1979
EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service, 1978
Borden Agricultural Scholarship Award, 1952
Society of Sigma, Xi, 1959

SOCIETIES:

American Association for the Advancement of Science
The Smithsonian Associates
National Audubon Society

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY:

1958 - 1961 Assistant Professor, Animal Science Department, Oregon State University
1961 - 1968 Chief, Physiology Section, Division of Health Effects Research, NAPCA (National Air Pollution Control Administration)
1968 - 1969 Chief, Biological Research Branch, Division of Health Effects Research, NAPCA
1969 - 1971 Assistant Director, Division of Effects Research, NERC (North American Electric Reliability Corporation)/RTP, NC EPA
1971 - 1972 Special Assistant, Office of the Director, NERC/RTP, NC EPA
1972 - 1973 Deputy Director, Office of Criteria Development, NERC/RTP, NC EPA
1973 - 1975 Director, Special Studies Staff, NERC/RTP, NC EPA
1975 - 1977 Associate Director, Health Effects Research Laboratory,RTP, NC EPA
1977 - 1978 Director, Criteria and Special Studies Office evolving to Environmental Criteria and Assessment Office, RTP, NC EPA
1978 - 1986 Director, Health Effects Research Laboratory, RTP, NC EPA
1986 - 1988 Senior ORD Official for EPA in RTP, NC
1988 - 1990 Seconded/Endorsed to Temporary Assignment to IPCS (International Program on Chemical Safety), World Health Organization, Division of Environmental Health, Geneva, Switzerland

A memorial service will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home, 200 S.E. Maynard Road, Cary, NC 27511. The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Gordon's memory may be made to SPCA of Wake County, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603; Humane Society of Alamance County, PO Box 5117, Burlington, NC 27216 or Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607.

Condolences may be sent through www.brownwynnecary.com

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