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Stig Erlander (Faculty -science, Nutrition)

Stig Erlander (Faculty -science, Nutrition)

Stig Robert Erlander


Stig Robert Erlander Obituary

Erlander, Stig Robert

Born in Minneapolis Minnesota May 24 1928 to Erland and Elvira Erlander who were recent immigrants from Sweden . Stig died on September 30th, 2011.He attended grade and high school in Minneapolis went into the navy in 1946, where he was stationed in Adak Alaska . In 1948 he returned to Minneapolis and attended University of Minnesota graduated in 1951 with a BA. Then back in the United States Navy again he served in Philadelphia PA , and designed catapults. After his service he returned again to college to earn his PHd from Iowa State in Bio Chemistry. He went to Perdue for his post doctorate and then worked at the Northern Regional Lab in Peoria, IL. In 1966 he and his family came to Pasadena where he taught Chemistry at Ambassador College. He later started his own business called Erlander's Natural Products. His son, Stig Paul, preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Leatrice Gloria, a daughter, Linnea and son, Mark, and four granddaughters: Tiara, Sarah, Clarissa, and Celeste. The memorial service for Stig is on November 12 at 5:00pm at the Unity Church 2817 Montrose, La Crescenta, CA

Published in Pasadena Star-News on Oct. 12, 2011


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05/06/20 11:40 AM #1    

Dean Greer (1965)

Dr. Erlander was one of my favorite teachers.  One of the few instructior who taught at a university level.  He was not just my instructor, but a friend as well.


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