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Malcolm A. Rougvie

February 4, 1928 November 13, 2017
Malcolm A. Rougvie
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Malcolm A. Rougvie, 89, of Ames passed away Monday November 13, 2017 at Green Hills Health Care Center. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday November 18, 2017 at Iowa State University Cemetery. An open house will be held at Green Hills on Sunday November 19 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Malcolm was born February 4, 1928 to parents James and Edith (Smith) Rougvie in Belmont, Massachusetts. After high school at Lawrence Academy in Groton, MA he attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA where he obtained a Ph.D. He was a founding member of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Iowa State University. On March 7, 1959 he married Barbara Spillers. He retired from Iowa State in 1993 as an Associate Professor. Following retirement, Malcolm enjoyed working with the University Museums and Ames Town & Gown, where he served as a board member.

Malcolm is survived by his three children: David (Stacey) Rougvie of Appleton, WI, Ann (Jeff Simon) Rougvie of St. Paul, MN, and James (Brenda Plakans) Rougvie of Beloit, WI; five grandchildren: Stephanie (Matt Heraly) Rougvie, Malcolm Rougvie, Daniel Rougvie, Eamonn Rougvie, and Alexander Rougvie; two great-grandchildren: James and Hazel Heraly.

He was preceded in death by his parents James and Edith, sister Janet, and loving wife Barbara.

In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Ames Town & Gown, 3222 Oakland St. Ames, Iowa 50014 or University Museums at Iowa State, 1805 Center Drive Ames, Iowa 50011

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2:00 PM 11/18/2017 2:00:00 PM - 2:30 PM 11/18/2017 2:30:00 PM
Iowa State University

Pammel Drive
Ames, Ia 50014

Iowa State University
Pammel Drive Ames 50014 Ia
United States

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Iowa State University Final Resting Place

Pammel Drive
Ames, Ia 50014

Pammel Drive Ames 50014 Ia
United States

Memorial Contribution

Ames Town & Gown

3222 Oakland St.
Ames, Iowa 50014

University Museums at Iowa State University

1805 Center Drive
Ames, Iowa 50011

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