Professor Emeritus Howard J. Saz passed away on 14 December 2007, in South Bend, Indiana, following a short illness. His wife of 61 years, Rosalyn, and his children, Daniel, Jory, and Wendy, were with him. Dr. Saz was born in New York City on 29 September 1923. He was in the United States Army from 1943–1945, where he served as an infantry rifleman in the European theatre. He was captured by the Germans, and remained as a prisoner of war for the last 5 months of the war. He was liberated in April of 1945 and honorably discharged in December of 1945. In addition to other military recognitions, he was the recipient of the Bronze Star.

Dr. Saz received his B.S. in chemistry (minor in biochemistry) in 1948, from The City College of New York and his Ph.D. in microbiology (minors in biochemistry and chemistry)...

You do not currently have access to this content.