Beckman Coulter Founder Arnold Beckman Dies at 104

Arnold Orville Beckman, founder and chairman emeritus of Beckman Coulter, died May 18 at Scripps Green Hospital in La Jolla, Calif. He was 104, and died in his sleep, according to the company.

He is survived by his son, Arnold Stone Beckman; daughter, Patricia Beckman; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. His wife Mabel Meinzer Beckman died in 1989.

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