Dr. Norton G. McDuffie Jr.
September 25, 2019
Nov. 26, 1930 - Sept. 10, 2019
Dr. Norton G. McDuffie, Jr., 88, passed away peacefully Sept. 10, 2019 in Albany.
He was born Nov. 26, 1930 in Beaumont, Texas to Norton Graham McDuffie, Sr. and Mae Bell (Grimes) McDuffie.
Norton graduated from Texas A&M in 1952 as a chemical engineer; completed his Ph.D. at UT Austin in 1962; and conducted post-doctoral leukemia research at the University of Oklahoma Medical School.
In 1961, he married Joan Carole Thompson. Together they raised three children: Byron, Van and Cory.
Norton spent most of his career as a college professor (including pos...