OSTERBURG, James William 95, son of William and Margaret Dwyer Osterburg, died after a short illness on Nov. 23, 2012 in Palm Harbor. Born on Jan. 27, 1917, he began his career as a patrolman with the New York City Police Department and retired 20 years later as a Detective First Class. He then taught at Indiana University
, Bloomington and the University of Illinois
, Chicago Circle. He is the author of several seminal textbooks on forensic science. He was predeceased by his beloved wife, Julia Bevalac Osterburg; and his sister, Virginia Howard. He is survived by four sons, James M. (Elizabeth), Walter (Carol), William, and Robert (Diana Hersh); three grandchildren, Andrew, Mathew and Mara; & one great-grandchild, Nicolas. Contributions in his honor should be sent tothe Brain and Behavior Research Foundation (http://bbrfoundation.org) (formally NARSAD) or The
. Memorial service to be held Sunday, Jan. 20 at 11 am at the Regency Oaks Town Hall (next to the Ice Cream Parlor), 2720 Regency Oaks Boulevard, Clearwater, FL.