Dr. James Thomas WABER
b.8 APR 1920 Chicago, Cook County, IL
d.7 MAY 2006
Facts and Events
Dr. James Thomas Waber Memorial Service to be held In Los Alamos on Sat. May 27 at 2 pm at the Hilltop Inn. Jim Waber, was born 1920 in Chicago, IL. Shortly after earning his doctorate at Illinois Institute of Technology he secured a position as a scientist for Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1947. In 1968, Jim moved to Evanston, IL to become a professor at Northwestern University. Then, in 1985 he moved to Houghton, MI to be a professor for Michigan Tech University. In 1999, after the death of his wife, Santi, he retired to Santa Fe, NM. Last year Jim moved to a retirement resort in Phoenix, AZ. He died at the age of 86 on May 7, 2006. He is survived by his son, John, and daughter, Sue. For details about the location of the memorial service contact John Waber at 720.320.7290.