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March 27, 2019

Remembering a devoted CBE professor

Written By: Sam Million-Weaver

 Glenn Arthur Sather
Glenn Arthur Sather

Glenn Arthur Sather passed away on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at the age of 91. Sather was a professor of chemical engineering who was known for offering his students extensive individual attention and guidance during his 32 years with the department. Throughout his career, Sather received several awards for teaching, both at UW-Madison and as a visiting professor at Dupont Corp. in Wilmington, Delaware, during his later years. Prior to joining the UW-Madison faculty, Sather received both his bachelor’s and PhD degrees from the University of Minnesota. His education was briefly interrupted during the Korean War, during which time he spent two years in the military. Sather served in the U.S. Army at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and with the Counter Intelligence Corps at Fort Holabird, Maryland, before being stationed for one year in Pusan, South Korea. Throughout his life, Sather was an avid traveler and photographer, visiting seven continents and documenting his adventures with detailed travelogues. He is survived by Eleanor, his wife of 66 years, his son Andrew, daughter-in-law Kit Emory, and several nieces and nephews.