SINGER Ph.D., Stanley (82) Passed away January 16, 2008. Survived by his loving wife, Helena; son Seymour (Tami); daughter Sibelle (Essam Alkhadra); grandchildren Laurelle, Ross, and Kaeden; sister Rida Bross (Irwin dec.); sister-in-law Bernice Singer (Seymour dec.); numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Graduated Glendale High School ('43). B.S. ('46), Ph.D. ('50) in chemistry from UCLA. Distinguished scientist, received international recognition as world's leading authority on ball lightning. His book, The Nature of Ball Lighting (1971), was the pioneering monograph on the topic. Founder and first president of the International Committee on Ball Lightning (ICBL), scientific organization which actively studies ball lightning. Also founder of Athenex Research Associates. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in his memory be made to the charity of giver's choice. Correspondence to 381 S. Meridith Ave., Pasadena 91106.
Published by Los Angeles Times from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2008.