Obituary for ERDAL

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Friday June 01, 2007

Bruce R. Erdal, 67, a longtime resident of New Mexico, died Wednesday, May 23, 2007. He is survived by his aunt, Lillian Madson of Albuquerque; uncle, Arnold Erdal of McIntosh NM; cousins, Naoma "Nome" Greiner and husband, Larry of Albuquerque, Gayle Greiner of Dallas TX; a wonderful friend of many years, David Janecky and family of Los Alamos. Dr. Erdal was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Erdal. He retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory after many years. He had also worked for the University of Iowa, Brookhaven National Laboratory and CERN in Switzerland. Bruce received his Ph.D. in Nuclear Chemistry from Washington University in St. Louis and his Bachelor's Degree from the University of New Mexico in Chemistry and Music and he graduated from one of the earliest classes at Highland High School. Dr. Erdal was an eleventh generation New Mexican through his mother's side, the Hubbell Family. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be announced in Los Alamos. Ennichement will take place Saturday, June 2, 2007, 1:00 p.m., at Sunset Memorial Park 924 Menaul Blvd. NE. Should friends desire memorial contribution may be made to the University of New Mexico 700 Lomas NE, Suit 108 Albuquerque, NM 87131 or to the school of your choice. We would like to express grateful gratitude to Home Instead, Maxim, and Vista Care Caregivers for the wonderful care given to Bruce. French Mortuary 1111 University Blvd. NE (505) 843-6333 www.frenchmortuary.com

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