Professor Emeritus Stuart Young died in Fort Collins on Dec. 5, 2003,
at the age of 78. Dr. Young served on the faculty of the Pathology Department
from 1964 to 1989. His educational efforts will be remembered and perpetuated
by the many veterinary students and pathology resident/graduate students
who he taught and mentored. He also will be remembered for his wit, delightful
sense of humor, and his careful use of the English language.
Dr. Young was born on Dec. 30, 1925, in Haslington, Cheshire, United
Kingdom. He earned the MRCVS degree at the Royal Veterinary College, University
of London, in 1948. He earned a master's degree in pathology from Michigan
State University and a doctorate's degree in pathology from the University
of California-Davis in 1963. His areas of specialization were comparative
neuro-and ophthalmic pathology. He authored and co-authored numerous publications
on a variety of veterinary subjects including infectious and nutritional
diseases of sheep, ophthalmic pathology and neuropathology.
Dr. Young is survived by his wife, Irene, who lives in Fort Collins.