Dr. Norman V. Rothwell Obituary

Dr. Norman V. Rothwell
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September 30, 1924 – April 7, 2013

Norman Vincent Rothwell, Ph.D, 88 passed away on April 7, 2013 after a short illness. He was born in Clifton, NJ but spent most of his life as a resident of Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, NY He was professor emeritus at Long Island University where he taught Genetics for 34 years. Dr. Rothwell received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers University in NJ and received his Ph.D from Indiana University. He was a Fulbright Scholar and taught at the University of Ceylon from 1965 thru 1966. In 1977 he authored a college textbook entitled Human Genetics with new editions in 1979, 1984, and 1988.

He was a World War II veteran and served in the United States Army for two years where he was stationed in France and was a recipient of the Bronze Medal.

After his retirement he became an Explainer and Highlights Tour Guide at the Museum of Natural History in New York City. He was with the museum for 15 years.

Norman is survived by his many, many friends and will be sorely missed.

Dr. Norman V.'s tribute is brought to you by:
Colonial Funeral Home
Colonial Funeral Home
2819 Hylan Blvd.
Staten Island, NY United States
10306
Phone: 718-351-5858
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