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In Memoriam

Kenneth W. Gardiner

Professor of Business Management and Applied Sciences, Emeritus

UC Riverside
Professor Kenneth Gardiner was born in Chicago, IL on February 10, 1917 and passed away on June 18, 2007, in Pasadena, CA. He was a graduate of Stanford University and earned a PhD in Analytical Chemistry at MIT. A research chemist at Lever Brothers and Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., Kenneth Gardiner was a director of Research Laboratories at Continental Can Co. and Bell and Howell before becoming president of Teledyne Analytical Instruments. In academia, he was professor of business management and applied sciences at UC Riverside until retirement in 1987. His hobby was motor home travel throughout the U.S. Professor Gardiner is survived by two daughters, Jean Elliott and Judy McClurg; a son, Kenneth James Gardiner; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The obituary is from Pasadena Star-News and was reviewed by Alexander Barinov, Assistant Professor of Finance in the School of Business.