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Ruth Patrick, a Pioneer in Science and Pollution Control Efforts, Is Dead at 105

September 23, 2013

Dr. Ruth Patrick, a pioneering ecologist and scientist at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University for more than 4 decades, died at the age of 105 on September 23. Obituaries ran in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Philadelphia Inquirer and other outlets.