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Dr. Paul Baker, immunologist and beloved family man, passed away from complications during heart surgery April 3, 2014 in Seattle. He was 67.

He was born Aug. 1, 1946. A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Paul earned his bachelor of science degree and master's degree in biology from the University of Missouri and his doctorate's degree from the University of Connecticut. He completed postdoctoral research at Dartmouth before working for Montana State University — where he loved the fly fishing — and for the Seattle Biotech Immunex. He later owned Cascade BMW Motorcycles, before returning to the UW’s Health Sciences Department.

Known for his gregarious sense of humor and lust for life, his keen intelligence and boundless generosity, Paul is survived by his children, Katie and Scott, and his wife, Carol.

In lieu of flowers, donations may go to the American Heart Association.


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