Roger Searle

July 24, 1936 ~ October 13, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Roger Searle Obituary


Roger Searle, a resident of Kendal at Ithaca, passed away on October 13, 2023. He was 87 years old.

Roger was born in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a graduate of Oberlin College and earned his PHD in Chemistry at the University of Illinois. He spent most of his career at Eastman Kodak in Rochester, New York.

He met his wife Marilyn at the University of Illinois, and they were married for 55 years, until her death in 2016. Roger is survived by his daughter Kirsten and his son John Edward; his grandchildren Jennifer, Alex, and Chloë; and his sisters Barbara, Joanne, and Patricia.

He was an avid sailor, canoeist, camper, woodworker, and reader. If you would like to make a charitable contribution in Roger’s memory, please consider one of the following organizations that he supported: Planned Parenthood, ACLU, Americans United, NARAL, Nature Conservancy, or Doctors Without Borders.

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