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Alan Troy Obituary
Alan Troy

Alan Troy, age 82, passed away on January 11, 2014 at Evergreen Hospice. He was born on June 4, 1931, in Chicago, IL. to Jack and Ada Troy. After completing his Bachelor's degrees in both Physics and Mathmatics 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 came to Seattle in 1962 and was an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington until 1970. Starting in the fall of 1970, he 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.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Bettina (Berg), and son, Steven B. Troy of Seattle a sister Carole Jonesi of Chicago, and her two sons and daughter.

In accord with Alan's wishes, there will be no services. Remembrances may be sent to the .
Published in The Seattle Times on Jan. 26, 2014
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