Penn Chemistry Mourns Passing of David White

The Department of Chemistry is deeply saddened to share that Prof. David White, long-time Department Chair and founding member of the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter, has passed away.


DR. DAVID WHITE, Jan. 30, 2015, of Narberth. Husband of the late Birdye (nee Ruckenstein). Father of Sharon White, Jacqueline (David) Kaplan and Edward (Barbara Sprague) White; brother of Rose Yasin; Zaydy to Emily, Michael, Aaron, Ali, Jacob, Joshua, Jonathan, Rachel, Leah and Joseph. Relatives and Friends are invited to Services Monday 1:30 P.M. at JOSEPH LEVINE AND SONS MEMORIAL CHAPELS (WEST), 2811 West Chester Pike, Broomall PA. Int. Haym Salomon Memorial Park. The family will return to the late residence and respectfully request contributions in David's memory be made to The Dept. of Chemistry at The University of Pennsylvania.