It is with deep regret that the University of MA Lowell Department of Chemistry and Center for Advanced Materials deliver the news of Professor Daniel Sandman’s sudden passing. He will be deeply missed.
Daniel J. SANDMAN, Ph.D. 74, passed away suddenly on March 4, 2016. He is survived by his beloved wife, Alma. He was predeceased by his son, Daniel, Jr, Pharm.D. He will be sadly missed by his daughters, Suzanne Pasko and Dr. Karen Sandman, his sons-in-law, Christopher Pasko and Dr. Sandeep Mulgund, and his daughter-in-law, Dr. Bushra Zawaydeh and her husband, Erik Peterson. He marveled at the talents and kindness of his grandchildren: Amanda, Bethany, and Michael Pasko, Mira and Sonia Mulgund, and Laura Sandman, as well as his step-grandchildren, Adelina and George Peterson. He is also survived by his siblings and their spouses, Alice and John Sandman, Florence and John Sasinowski, and Dr. Kaethe Sandman and Peter Anderson, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.Dr. Sandman received a B.S. from Drexel University and a PhD from Princeton University, and was a postdoctorate researcher at at the University of Wisconsin. He was a Senior Staff Scientist in Corporate Research at Xerox Corporation and at GTE Labs in Waltham prior to being appointed to Professor of Chemistry at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell in 1993. Visiting Wed. March 9th from 5-8 p.m. at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) ACTON. Funeral Mass Thurs. March 10th at 10 a.m. in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, 89 Arlington St., Acton, with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton Ctr. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Attn. Development Office, 116 Huntington Ave, 3rd Floor, Boston, MA 02116, Please specify “In memory of Dr. Daniel Sandman for Dept. of Neurosurgery.” Memorial page www.actonfuneralhome.com
Published in The Boston Globe on Mar. 6, 2016