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Mr David Spahr Death | Obituary: Chemical Engineering Teacher Dead

Regarded as the “My most influential teacher at Baldwin,” David Spahr has died. He reportedly passed away at the age of 81.

HSpaghr chose chemical engineering as his major, studying at Penn State for his undergraduate degree and the University of Pittsburgh for his graduate. Over the course of many summers, he took science classes at four different schools around the country.

“I wouldn’t have passed up my Penn State experience for anything. Still, I wasn’t very good at physics,” Spahr said. “Believe it or not, I even got some Cs and Ds on report cards.”

Sad news we have been asked to share: Baldwin physics teacher Dave Spahr passed away over the weekend. Mr. Spahr, 81, had retired in October 2016 in his 55th year of teaching. Here is a story on his career, written when he was in his 50th year of teaching.