Sunday, August 11, 2013

Stem Cell Agency's Duane Roth Eulogized at Memorial Services

An estimated 1,000 persons attended services last week for Duane Roth, co-vice chairman of the California stem cell agency, who died at the age of 63 following a bicycle accident.

The San Diego U-T reported,
“A Who’s Who of San Diego’s technology, business and civic community gathered Friday to bid farewell to Duane Roth. The biotech entrepreneur, community leader and director of Connect died last weekend of injuries sustained in a cycling accident.
“Among attendees were Gayle and former Gov. Pete Wilson, who had just celebrated his upcoming 80th birthday with former colleagues and friends in Sacramento, county Supervisor Ron Roberts, former Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, Chamber head Jerry Sanders, Preuss School benefactors Peggy and Peter Preuss, SDG&E CEO Jessie Knight, and many biotech and high-tech leaders. These included Irwin JacobsTed Waitt and Denny Sanford.”
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1 comment:

  1. Jeanne Loring8:39 AM

    There were a lot of stem cell researchers there, too.

    Duane touched a lot of lives.

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