Arden W. Forrey Jr.
Dec 19, 1932 – Dec 13, 2016
Born in Nampa, Idaho on December 19, 1932, Arden graduated from Walla Walla High School with honors (1951). Arden earned degrees as a bachelor of science (1955) and a Ph. D from the University of Washington (1963) in biochemistry. Early in his career, he was a research associate in clinical biochemistry at the UW and participated in many published papers. He went on to do research as a consultant for the US Navy for several years and then returned to the UW as a research associate in computer informatics in restorative dentistry for its School of Dentistry.
Arden served as an officer in the U.S. Navy. After completing his active duty, he transferred to the Naval Reserve, Medical Core, rising to the rank of Lieutenant Commander at his retirement.
In 1961, he married Tina Bader. He is survived by his son, Erik.
Arden was an affiliate member of the international union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, ASTM International, Sigma Xi (the scientific research society), ACS (American Chemical Society), AACC, AAAS, the U.S. Navy Alumni Association, and other professional societies and the UW Alumni Association, For many years, he served on the Board of Directors of the Hawthorne Hills Community Association and the Friends of NAS Sand Point/Magnuson Park Historic District (and its predecessor organization)..
A graveside memorial service will be held by his relatives and close friends.
Remembrances may sent to the Friends of NAS Sand Point/Magnuson Park Historic District or to a charity of your choice.
Arden's relatives thank all of you for your condolences in person, by letter or e-mail. Best wishes to you all.
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