Alan Troy

1931 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Alan Troy Obituary
Alan Troy, age 82, passed away on January 11, 2014. He was born on June 4, 1931, in Chicago, IL to Jack and Ada Troy. In 1949, Alan graduated from Sullivan High School. After completing his Bachelor's degrees in both Physics and Mathematics at the University of Chicago, Alan served two years in the Army. After his discharge, he went to the University of Illinois (Urbana) where he earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Mathematics. He moved to Seattle in 1962 and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington until 1970. He then taught at Seattle University until his retirement as Professor Emeritus in 1999. Alan enjoyed being retired and continued to pursue his passion for painting abstract oils. Alan is survived by his wife of 40 years, Bettina (Berg), his son Steven Troy, and a sister Carole Jonesi of Chicago. He was the dear uncle of her two sons, David and Gary Jonesi and daughter Linda Jonesi. Remembrances may be sent to the .
Published in Chicago Tribune on Jan. 26, 2014
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