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1932 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
DONALD MEYER Donald L. Meyer, 80, of Las Vegas, passed away peacefully Aug. 22, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in St. Paul, Minn., to the late Violet (nee Houchin) Meyer. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota and taught Statistics and Psychology courses at Syracuse University and the University of Pittsburgh. He was awarded Full Professorship from the University of Pittsburgh and granted the title and status of Professor Emeritus of Psychology Aug. 31, 1998, retiring to Las Vegas with his wife, Phoebe. His passion was mathematics and his hobbies included organizing an annual "March Madness" pool, traveling, and the stock market. He touched everyone he knew with his kindness and generosity. He will be missed by his colleagues, and friends at the pool. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Amy Meyer; and his brother-in-law, Robert Jones. He is survived by his beloved wife, of 56 years, Phoebe Meyer; sister, Kathy Jones; daughters, Jennifer (Mike Iamaio) Meyer; and Susan (Steve) Rinker; and his three dearly loved grandchildren, Zachary, Shane and Grace. Celebration of his life was previously held on Friday, Aug. 30. Donations can be made to the .
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