William Edgar Slater
1931 - 2019
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July 16, 1931 - July 15, 2019 William (Bill) Slater left us July 15th after a long illness, with his loving wife of 61 years, Marilyn, by his side. Bill was a professor at UCLA since 1959, in the area of high energy physics. He loved music and was an accomplished organist, playing most of the organ works of Bach, his favorite composer. Bill is survived by his wife, Marilyn; his sister, Ann Kindig and her husband Bob; his daughters, Suzanne (Steve) Bohlson and Rebecca (Andreas) Haberstroh; daughter-in-law Erin Bratcher, and his grandchildren Adam, Andy, Clare, Danny, Granite, and Peter. The family thanks VITAS hospice care for the compassionate care they offered Bill and his family in the difficult last months of his life. We believe that Bill is now united with his beloved son, David – both liberated from the earthly existence that became an ever heavier burden. Godspeed, Bill! No public services are planned and in lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bill's memory to: UCLA Physics Department, 405 Hilgard Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90095.

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Published in Los Angeles Times on Jul. 17, 2019.
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July 23, 2019
Suzanne, Please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your father. You and your family are in my heart and mind, Francesca
Francesca Di Sole
July 23, 2019
Suzanne, please accept my deepest condolences on the passing of your father. You and your family are in my heart and mind.
Francesca Di Sole
July 23, 2019
Suzie and Family - I'm so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family! Diane
Diane Ament
July 23, 2019
Francesca Di Sole
July 22, 2019
Suzanne and family: I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I will be have you in my prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Pam Duffy
Pam Duffy
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