Passing of Ted Day

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On September 14, 2020

The S&T community is saddened to learn of the passing of Ted Day, a member of the S&T Board of Trustees and owner and chief executive officer of Mo-Sci Corp., a glass technology company that was founded by his father, Dr. Delbert Day, Curators’ Distinguished Professor emeritus of ceramic engineering.

Ted Day
Ted Day was honored with an Award of Professional Distinction at the 2018 spring commencement ceremony. Photo by Terry Barner/Missouri S&T

Mr. Day was a strong supporter of the university and the community. A gift from him and his wife, Kim, established the Delbert Day Cancer Institute, named in honor of his father. Mr. Day was elected to the S&T Board of Trustees in September 2018 and received Missouri S&T’s Award of Professional Distinction in May 2018. In addition, he was an Honorary Knight of St. Patrick.

Funeral arrangements are pending and will be shared as the information becomes available. S&T Chancellor Mo Dehghani also plans to hold a celebration of life for him in honor of his contributions to S&T and the community.

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