July 28, 1952 — November 12, 2017
Jeff Arthur, 65, passed away November 12 surrounded by loved ones.
He was born in South Bend, Indiana to Mary Jane and James W. Arthur.
He attended Purdue University and received his Bachelors in Mathematics, and Masters and Doctorate in Operations Research. He then shared his knowledge and passion as a professor in the Statistics Department at Oregon State University from 1977 through 2011.
Jeff spent his retirement traveling the world with his wife Becky and enjoying life to the fullest. He especially enjoyed food and the arts; most of all, he loved experiencing them with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Becky; son Kyle; daughter-in-law Emily; stepchildren Ellie and Seth; grandsons Julian and Jason; and brothers Mike and Robert.