The complete obituary can be found now at

On 7/12/05 11:45 AM, "Judy Hannah" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Dear Friends of Irving,
> The invincible Irving Friedman finally exceeded his nine lives, passing
> away on June 29.  The Denver Post printed the following:
> "Irving was born on January 12, 1920, in New york City and died on June 29,
> 2005 at his home in Lakewood [Colorado].  He received a PhD in geochemistry
> from the University of Chicago, then was with the U.S. Geological Survey
> for over 40 years.  Rita, his wive of 59 years, survives him.  A full
> obituary will be published separately, and a memorial celebration will be
> held at a later date.  Contributions may be made to PBS or your favorite
> charity."
>   - Judy Hannah

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