Harry Cripps

Obituary of Harry Cripps

Wilmington, DE:  Formerly of Webster on Thursday, December 7, 2017, age 92.  Predeceased by his wife, Jean.  He leaves his children, Joanne E. Cripps, Linda A.E. Cripps, Diane E. Cripps, Christopher H. Cripps; granddaughter, Elisabeth M. Cripps.

     Harry was born in Webster, NY on May 14, 1925.  He attended Webster High School and Georgia Tech for Naval Science.  He received his BS in Chemistry from the U of R and a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Illinois.  A US Navy veteran, Harry was a longtime employee of Central Research & Development for DuPont Co., Wilmington, DE and was a member of the American Chemical Society for over 50 years.  Harry will be remembered as a devoted family man, baseball aficionado, music lover and an avid gardener.

     Friends may call 2-4 PM Sunday Dec. 17th at Willard H. Scott Funeral Home, 12 South Ave. Webster.  Graveside service 2:00 PM Monday at West Webster Cemetery (corner of Ridge Rd and Maple Dr).  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Delaware Nature Society, http://www.delawarenaturesociety.org/