In Memory of Fredric C. Jaye ’61

FREDRIC C. JAYE ’61 of Denver, Colorado, died March 13, 2023. At Ripon, he studied chemistry. He served in the Air Force during the Vietnam War and received a purple heart. While stationed at Cape Canaveral, he worked at NASA and helped design the rocket fuel that sent our astronauts to the moon in the 1960s. He also helped design the first emission controls for power plants for the EPA and designed control systems that ran large manufacturing plants. After retiring in 2003, he volunteered with the Western North Carolina Nature Center and the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. He enjoyed traveling around the United States and abroad. He was passionate about Scouting, nature, planes, trains and automobiles. Survivors include two daughters.

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Fredric C. Jaye '61