Martin, died on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. A noted geneticist at Harvard University, he was the leader of FlyBase, an international database of Drosophila Genes and Genomes. Dr. Gelbart, born September 11, 1945, is survived by his beloved wife Susan, daughters Marnie, Courtney and Jennifer, his brother Herbert and three grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Greater Boston Food Bank or WGBH in Boston. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, October 24, 1pm, at the Memorial Church at Harvard University.
Published in New York Times on Sep. 13, 2015.