of West Richland, Washington, age 62, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on August 8 in Rochester, Minnesota. Elwood graduated from Augsburg College and received graduate degree from University of Maryland. He was a scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for 35 years. Preceded in death by his father, Alton. Survived by wife Sharon; daughter Laura and son Ryan; mother Catherine and brothers Michael (Sharon) and Kevin (Pam); mother-in-law Merese Millard and brothers-in-law Robert and John (Gwen) Millard, and extended family. Elwood will be greatly missed by his family and colleagues. He enjoyed his education and career in science and invested much time and expertise in house remodeling and woodworking. Funeral service 6:30 pm Tuesday, August 12th at O’Halloran & Murphy – Woodbury Funeral Home (8700 Valley Creek Road, Woodbury MN, 651-702-0301) with visitation beginning at 4:30 pm. Memorials preferred to Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN (www.mayoclinic.org/giving-to-mayo-clinic).