Douglas L. Dorset
HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ – Douglas L. Dorset, 74, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ.
Born August 29, 1942 in Harrisburg, PA, Douglas lived in Holland Township, NJ for 17 years. He graduated from Juniata College with a B.S. in Chemistry and from the University of Maryland Medical School in Baltimore with a PhD. Douglas worked for Exxon Mobil. He was a published writer, avid reader, and book collector. Douglas received the A.L. Patterson Award in 2002 from the American Crystallographic Association. He was a member of the Sigma Xi, SUNY Albany Chapter.
Son of the late David and Mary (Steele) Dorset, Douglas is survived by his beloved wife of 49 years, Bonnie (Border) Dorset, his son Erik Lloyd Dorset and his wife Dörthe of Leipzig, Germany, his brother Ted Dorset, his sister Cheryl, and his two grandchildren Hannah and Rebecca.
Funeral services will be private. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to Defenders of Wildlife, 1130 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036.