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Department mourns passing of William I. Rogers

We have received the sad news that William I. Rogers, a 1956 Biochemistry PhD, passed away on February 14th, 2011 at his home in New Hampshire after a long battle with cancer.

Dr. Rogers studied at Dartmouth, Adelphi and Vermont before matriculating to the University of Iowa and earning his PhD with George Kalnitsky.  He was recalled by Clarence Berg as a witness to the great fire of 1953.

After Iowa, Dr. Rogers was the head of the biochemical pharmacology laboratory at Arthur D. Little, Inc. in Chicago and Cambridge. After leaving Arthur D. Little, he founded his own consulting company, Chadwick Rogers Incorporated, where he worked until retirement. Dr. Rogers is also remembered as a talented photographer who loved to spend time with his family and friends.

Dr. Rogers is survived by his wife of 57 years, Ruthanne (Chadwick) Rogers; two brothers, Raymond and Thomas Rogers; 3 children, Geoffrey, Gerry and Christopher Rogers; and 3 grandchildren. Dr. Rogers obituary has been published in The Boston Globe .

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