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Dr.  Julius S. Greenstein Ph.D. Obituary
Greenstein Dr. Julius S. Greenstein, PhD. Former Newark campus Chief Executive died June 23, 2017, he was 89 years old. Dr. Greenstein served as both Dean Director OSU-Newark and President of COTC from 1980-1993. He then served as Professor Emeritus, Ohio State University, Newark, retiring at age 82. Born July 13, 1927, Boston, MA he was a graduate of the Boston Latin School then left college to serve in the U.S. Army, 3rd Armored Division WW ll. He had an undergraduate degree from Clark University (1948), graduate degrees, Master Degree, University of Illinois (1951) and a Ph.D, University of Illinois (1954). He performed pioneering work in mammal reproduction, including developing an embryonic stain and performed Post-doctoral Studies at Harvard Medical School (1966). Recipient of the Wisdom Award (1970). His academic career included Chairman, Biology Dept., Duquesne University Chairman & Acting Dean, Biological Sciences, Fredonia State University, Dean, Math and Natural Sciences, Shippensburg University, President COTC and Dean Director of The Ohio State University, Newark and Distinguished Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs. Author: Contemporary Readings in Biology, 1971, Readings in Living Systems, 1972. Special editor International Journal Fertility, 1958-1969, Contraception, 1970-1977. Columnist ("Once Over Lightly") Newark Advocate, 1981-1993, Licking Countian, 1993-1994. An enjoyer of classical music, he was a violinist with Carnegie Civic Symphony during his years at Duquesne University. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Joette Mason (1954); children, Abigail Sewall, Jodi Insana (Dave), Jay Greenstein, Blake Greenstein and Dr. Joette Greenstein (Paul Garland); and six grandchildren: Aaron Sewall, Nicholas and Joey Insana, Hunter Primmer and Hayden Garland and Sydney Greenstein. His quote: "I have faith in the abilities of men to reason together, if the truth is shared among them" Services will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the BRUCKER KISHLER FUNERAL HOME, 985 N. 21st Street, in Newark. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in Dayton National Cemetery, with Military Funeral Honors, provided by the US Army. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that a donation be made to the Julius S. & Joette Greenstein Award recognizing faculty or staff member whose efforts made a significant contribution towards mutual respect and cooperation between OSU Newark and COTC. To sign an online guestbook, please visit www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com.


Published in The Columbus Dispatch on June 26, 2017
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