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December 20, 2012

Eric Christofferson, 73

San Ramon, CA — Eric Christofferson, 73, passed away November 10, 2012 unexpectedly at a hospital in Walnut Creek CA. He had resided with his wife in San Ramon CA. Growing up in West Newbury he graduated from Nypt High and was a star baseball player there. Eric received a Bachelors Degree in Geology from Princeton. He then served four years in the Navy. He went on to earn a PhD in Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island. Eric taught geology at URI, Rutgers, and Howard. He finished out his career at Livermore Labs in CA. Eric enjoyed boating, geology, reading, science, amateur radio, and was active in environmental issues. He leaves his wife Ann (Ruth), sons Daniel and Peter, sisters Karen, Faye, Claire, brothers Paul, Jim, Karl, several cousins, nieces and nephews. Eric will be deeply missed by all of his friends and relatives.

ARRANGEMENTS: A celebration of his life will be held next summer.