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Simon Goudsmit ’48

Simon Goudsmit ’48, who lived in the Netherlands and was predeceased by his matchbox wife, Dona Carrington Goudsmit ’50, died Sept. 26, 2018.

Featured in a March 2001 Bulletin story about lifelong Swarthmore friends, Si was profiled for his enduring bond with Don Smith ’47 and Phil Gilbert ’48. “Years and distance are irrelevant: The friendship will stay constant,” the father of five was quoted as saying.