death

Former Fermilab employee David Herrup died on June 18. Herrup was a scientist in the Accelerator Division and worked at the lab from 1988 to 2001. Herrup’s graveside service will take place on Friday, June 23, at Mount Auburn cemetery in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Read Herrup’s obituary.

Visitation for Denny Gaw, a long-time Fermilab employee, will be at Larson-Nelson funeral home, 1617 N Bridge St (Bridge St is Rt 47), Yorkville, on Tuesday, June 13 from 4-7. His funeral mass will be on Wednesday, June 14 at St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church, 8S055 Dugan Rd., Sugar Grove, at 10 a.m. with burial at the St. Paul Cemetery in Montgomery on the corner of Douglas and Montgomery Rd. Read Gaw’s obituary.

Jadwiga Warchol, a Notre Dame University physicist with the DZero experiment for more than 25 years, passed away on Oct. 7 in Naperville, Illinois, after a one-and-a-half-year-long battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 75 years old. She is survived by her husband, two children and two grandchildren. A memorial will be held in her honor on Sunday, July 9, at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey, from 2-4 p.m.

Former Fermilab Technical Division Deputy Head Thomas Dombeck died on Nov. 6, 2016. Dombeck was deputy head for the technical division at Fermilab from 1997 to 1999 and project manager for the Next Linear Collider project at Fermilab between 2000 and 2002. Read Dombeck’s obituary in the CERN Courier.

In memoriam: Brian Smith

Brian Smith, who worked at Fermilab for nearly 37 years, died on Feb. 10. He was 58 years old. Visitation for Smith will be held Saturday, Feb. 18, at 11 a.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. at the Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Rd.) in Streamwood/Schaumburg. Cremation was private at the Countryside Crematory. In lieu of flowers, please donate to help patients with pancreatic cancer. Call 630-289-8054 or www.countrysidefuneralhomes.com. Read Smith’s obituary.

A memorial service for Yann Guardincerri will be held Thursday, February 9 from 4-7 p.m. in Wilson Hall on the 15th floor South Crossover. All are invited to gather and share memories of Yann. A Google slide show has been created where Yann’s friends and colleagues can upload pictures: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qrvRqQLaJQEG8C_5HefmUPgXhLrrnnnbR2YPoPp5t_Y/edit?usp=sharing