July 4,1924 — March 23,2013
Gerald Orlob died peacefully in his sleep in Poulsbo, Wash., on March 23, 2013. He was 88 years old.
Having attained a Ph.D. in hydraulic engineering, his professional experience was divided between teaching graduate studies, first at UC Berkeley and then at UC Davis, where he taught graduate courses in civil and Environmental Engineering from 1968 until his retirement in 1991.
A celebration of the life and accomplishments of Jerry and Lillian Orlob will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at 3102B Ghausi Hall on the UC Davis campus.