George Lucas Obituary

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George Bond Lucas

February 22, 1924 - May 1, 2014
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Gerorge Bond Lucas was born on December 21, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana to George Cooke Lucas and Mabel Helen Bond Lucas. He attended Primary and Secondary schools in New Orleans. The then attended Tulane University and received his Bachelors Degree in Chemistry in 1948. He the went to Iowa State University and attained his Ph.D in Physical Organic Chemistry in 1952. His post-doctoral fellowship was served at Northwestern University under Fred Bordwell in 1953. George served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. He served in both the southwest Pacific and Philippines. He worked for Rohm & Haas Co. Redstone Arsenal...
Gerorge Bond Lucas was born on December 21, 1924 in New Orleans, Louisiana to George Cooke Lucas and Mabel Helen Bond Lucas.

He attended Primary and Secondary schools in New Orleans. The then attended Tulane University and received his Bachelors Degree in Chemistry in 1948. He the went to Iowa State University and attained his Ph.D in Physical Organic Chemistry in 1952. His post-doctoral fellowship was served at Northwestern University under Fred Bordwell in 1953.

George served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1946. He served in both the southwest Pacific and Philippines.

He worked for Rohm & Haas Co. Redstone Arsenal Research Division in Huntsville, Alabama from 1953 - 1956.
He then moved to Colorado and worked at Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado in the following capacities:
Assistant Professor 1956 - 1961
Associate Professor 1961 - 1966
Professor 1966 -1988
Professor Emeritus 1988 -

George was preceded in death by his wife; Euphama Jane Van Tuyl. He is survived by his daughter; Euphama (Eko) Jane (Thomas) DeMars, 3 granddaughters; Euphama Jane (Michael) Martinek, Jacqueline Renee (Eric) Brown, Tiffany Ann (Warren) Crusenberry, and 11 grandchildren; Thomas, Lucas, Esme, Keva, Jozef, Keegan, Vance, Raven, Jade, Damian and Ayden.

He will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association 455 Sherman St #500, Denver, CO 80203,
Senior Resource Center 3227 Chase St, Denver, CO 80212 or to the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance PO Box 21688
Charleston, South Carolina 29413.

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