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William G. Deichert  
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William G. Deichert

Born: December 08, 1923
Died: March 20, 2014

U.S. Veteran


William G. Deichert died on March 20th after a brief battle with pneumonia and a much longer war with Parkinson's Disease. Bill was a longtime member of the American Chemical Society and a graduate in 1952 of Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute. 


 


Bill was a Research Chemist and completed his career as a Principal Scientist at Bausch & Lomb in Rochester, NY, where he was presented with the President's Achievement Award.  Specializing in product and process design based on polymer chemistry, he had numerous patents and publications and a long history of technical collaboration.   He and wife Lillian (who pre-deceased him in 2010) loved sailing and gardening near their home outside Rochester, NY.


 



A brief service will be held at Profetta's Funeral Home in Webster, NY Tuesday March 25 at 10AM.


Bill is survived by his children Robert, Jack, Rosalyn, step-son David, and numerous grand-children and great grand-children.


He was respected by all who knew him and loved by all who were close to him.

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