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Obituary: Dr. Nathan W. Gottfried '50

A retired professor emeritus, resident of Baton Rouge and native of Stamford, Conn.,  Dr. Nathan W. Gottfried Ph.D.  died 1:15 a.m. Monday, Jan. 16, 2012, at the Carriage House, Baton Rouge, LA. He was 83 and a veteran of the U.S. Marines. Memorial service at the LSU Faculty Club Wednesday, Feb. 1, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Survived by wife, Gretchen Wilson Gottfried; daughters, Deborah and Tim Hays and Judith and Steve Kingman; sister, Gloria Leberman, Stamford, Conn.; brother, Sidney Gottfried, Mill Valley, Calif.; and five grandchildren. Preceded in death by parents, Rose and Max Gottfried; first wife, Marion Levin Gottfried; and stepdaughter, Gretchen Guillory. He received his doctorate of psychology at Columbia University in Ohio, and BA from Antioch College. At LSU he was head of the Developmental Psychology Graduate Program. He was director of the LSU Psychological Service Center. He was a disaster research consultant for Evaluation of the Human Impact of Environmental Disasters in Louisiana, Mississippi and Puerto Rico. He is also survived by his stepchildren, Charles Wilson, Charlotte Asher, Dwight Wilson, Duane Wilson and Greer Cowart.