James George Aftosmis
1936 — 2021
James George Aftosmis passed away on Thursday, Nov. 11, at the age of 85. While he always intended to live a short, fat life, rather than a long, skinny one, he managed to live a long, fat life. Born in New London, Conn., and then a resident for more than 50 years of Newark, Del., Aftosmis was a family man above all else. Aftosmis completed his bachelor's and master's at the University of Connecticut and received his doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 1965. After practicing as a veterinarian for many years, he went on to work at DuPont Stine-Haskell for nearly 30 years, finishing his career in 1994 as the Assistant Director of the research facility. He...