Duane Irwin Pickett

duane pickett

September 27, 1935 ~ November 27, 2019

Born in: Emporia, Kansas
Resided in: Fremont, California


Funeral Mass: December 3, 2019 8:30 am - June 18, 2024 10:00 am

Room: Large Chapel

Berge Papas Smith Chapel of the Angels
40842 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538


Graveside Service: December 3, 2019 11:30 am - June 18, 2024 12:00 pm

Room: Cemetery

Holy Cross Cemetery
1500 Mission Rd
Colma, CA 94014


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  1. CandleMr. Pickett taught chemistry at the College of Emporia during my four years (1964-1968) at this institution. I can pretty clearly still visualize his face along with Dr. Max E. Pickerill (“Pick”), and Dr. Jesse Wood. I had Mr Pickett for “general chemistry” but didn’t do as well as I wanted to. I remember him as a very well groomed young man who always was very professional in manners. He drilled qualitative chemical analysis into our heads making us remember the schematic pathways by heart. I didn’t do so well in my first course but he took part in molding me a serious student during that first year. I ended up graduating with chemistry as my major and pursued chemistry as my profession. I didn’t know Mr. Pickett as well as Pick or Dr. Wood, but I have very, very fond memories of all of them and those times. I was so lucky to have gone to C of E and have them as part of my life. Please accept my condolences to Mr. Pickett’s wife and family.

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