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Irving Dayton ’48

A physics professor and higher education administrator in Montana, Irving died Nov. 4, 2019.

Irv earned a Ph.D. from Cornell University and was well-known throughout his career for his progressive ideas, including unwavering support for the advancement of women’s education. His travels took him to all seven continents and 57 countries, and he enjoyed long-distance cycling, hiking and mountaineering, and playing the bassoon.

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