Submitted by Myron S. Simon
Bernard Siegal of Bedford, MA , died on June 24, 2013 at the age of 88. He had been a member of the ACS for fifty years and was a former chair of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He graduated from Yeshiva University in 1945 and went on with chemistry courses at New York University and City University of New York, receiving the A.M. Degree in 1953. He received a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from Rutgers in 1968.
His career included 16 years at Bristol Myers leaving as Laboratory Director. In 1969 he was appointed Director of Product Research at Gillette and in 1979 joined Herbert V. Huster, Inc. of Quincy, MA where he developed a series of products for household and personal use. His work was in emulsion and suspension technology.
As well as his membership in several Chemical societies he was a member of the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society in which he earned certification.
He is survived by his sons William and Matthew, and daughter Dina, their spouses, and grandchildren Madeleine and Anna.