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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.
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.