SEYMOUR COHEN

Obituary

COHEN--Seymour S. Internationally Known Scientist and Researcher Dr. Seymour S. Cohen of Woods Hole, MA, died at home on December 30, 2018 at the age of 101. In 1963, Dr. Cohen was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and in 1967 to the US National Academy of Sciences. He was nominated several times for the Nobel Prize and is included among the group of people who hold the "Forty-First Chair" (scientists deemed worthy candidates for the Nobel Prize by the Nobel committee). He was the recipient of numerous national and international awards for his work. He is survived by his children, Michael and Sara, their spouses, Margarita Gutman and James Kessler, five grandchildren, Nicole, Jonah, Rosa, Pippi, and Pamela, and five great-grandchildren, Stefano, Adrian, Rocco, Avery, and Ramona. A graveside service was held on January 2, at the Church of the Messiah Cemetery in Woods Hole. A celebration of Dr. Cohen's life will be held next summer in Woods Hole.

Published in The New York Times on Jan. 13, 2019