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Roger Kautz
July 24, 1958 - May 27, 2017
Nahant, Massachusetts
Roger Kautz was born in Palo Alto and attended schools in Portola Valley and Palo Alto, graduating from Gunn in 1976. He received a BA from Reed College, a Ph.D from Stanford and held post-doctoral positions at Yale and MIT. Roger was the Principal Research Scientist and Director of the NMR Spectroscopy Facility at Northeastern University in Boston where he worked for 20 years.
Roger is survived by his wife Karen, son Arthur, daughter Julia, his father Bill of Prague. and his three brothers; David (Francesca) of Palo Alto, Steve of Ames, IA and Brian (Martha) of Sebastopol, CA. Roger's mother Nancy died in 2012.
Roger succumbed at 58 to brain cancer and donated his body to Tufts University School of Medicine for research. Loved and respected by all who knew him, Roger will be greatly missed.


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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on June 16, 2017
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