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Stanley Cohen, age 90, passed away on March 27, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Evelyn Statsinger Cohen. Loving brother of the late Robert Cohen. Dear brother-in-law of Helen Sarett. He is also survived by many nephews, nieces and cousins. Dr. Cohen served in the Navy during World War II and received his undergraduate degree from the University of Southern California. He received his PhD from Cornell University where he studied under Nobel Prize winner Hans Bethe and other noted theoretical physicists. He was a professor in the Physics Department at the University of Chicago and later at Argonne National Laboratory. While at Argonne, he developed a computer software program which he named Speakeasy. In 1978, he formed Speakeasy Computing Corporation to further develop and market his program. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders, 333 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10001-5004, www.doctorswithoutborders.org. Service Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Weinstein and Piser Funeral Home, 111 Skokie Blvd, Wilmette, IL 60091. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery, Skokie. For info, call 847-256-5700.
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from Mar. 28 to Mar. 29, 2017
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