A memorial service for Julian Goldsmith is scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, in Bond Chapel on the University campus.
Goldsmith, 80, the father of Chicagos Geophysical Sciences Department died Saturday, Jan. 23, from complications after a long bout with leukemia.
Goldsmith was a geochemist who pioneered research on minerals under high temperatures and high pressures to better understand processes within the Earths crust.
Goldsmith was born Feb. 26, 1918, in Chicago and spent most of his adult life at the University. He received his bachelors degree in 1940 and his Ph.D. in 1947.
Goldsmith is survived by his wife, Ethel Frank Goldsmith, and three children: Richard Goldsmith, 55; Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge, 52; and John Goldsmith, 45.
A memorial service for Andrew Boxer is set for 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 14, in the chapel of KAM Isaiah Israel congregation on Hyde Park Boulevard.
Boxer (Ph.D., 90), 46, Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Director of the Evelyn Hooker Center for Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, died at his Chicago home Wednesday, Jan. 13. The cause of death was lung cancer.
Contributions may be sent in Boxers name to Horizons Community Services, Inc., 961 W. Montana St., Chicago, IL 60614.
Boxer is survived by his mother, Ruth Boxer; two sisters, Helene Malek and Suzanne Sanders; and his life partner, Monte Hetland.