Rawle Hollingsworth Obituary

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Rawle Irvine Hollingsworth

June 17, 1956 - February 29, 2012

Rawle Irvine Hollingsworth, Ph.D.
Haslett, MI, formerly of St. Michael, Barbados

Born June 17, 1956 in St. Michael Barbados to Clement and Gwendolyn Hollingsworth, passed away suddenly on February 29, 2912. Rawle was a professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Michigan State University, and his research has resulted in myriad publications, patents, and awards. In addition to science, Rawle loved painting, music, and life itself.
Rawle is survived by his wife, Saleela; children, Nisha and Akhil Hollingsworth; brothers, George, Adrian, Michael, and Trevor Hollingsworth and sister, Barbara Hollingsworth. He was preceded in death by his parents. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 12 pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 1730 E. Grand River Ave., East Lansing, with the family receiving friends two hours prior to the service at the chapel. On line condolences may be made at

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