Paul Croce Paris

Dr. Paul Croce Paris, age 86 of Maryville, IL, born August 7, 1930 in New York, NY, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at his residence. 

Paul was a retired Professor Emeritus of Mechanics at Washington University in St. Louis, MO.  He attained his PhD from Lehigh University in Applied Mechanics.  He was internationally known for fracture fatigue mechanics, and received the Crichlow award in 2003. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Russell and Martha nee Robertson Paris. 

He is survived by a son, Anthony (Marian Bruce) Paris of Anchorage, AK; a daughter, Gail (David) Hays of Mona, UT; one grandson, Milo Paris; a brother, Russell Paris, Jr. of WA; and a sister, Carol Hayes of FL. 

His wishes were to be cremated and private services will be held at a later date.


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