Breadcrumb Home Obituary Obituary Edward Kresge, polymer pioneer, dies at 88 Edward Kresge, the 2010 Charles Goodyear Medalist who held 50 patents after 32 years at Exxon Chemical Co., died Oct. 30 at the age of 88. Obituary Goodyear/Veyance retiree Keith Collett dies at 74 Keith Collett worked for nearly four decades with Goodyear Engineer Products and its successor company, Veyance Technologies, making his mark in the industrial hose business. Obituary Daniel French, chairman of French Oil Mill Machinery, dies at 79 Daniel French was part of family-owned French Oil Mill Machinery Co. for 52 years, and was chairman when he died on Oct. 13. Obituary Rubber News remembers Mike McNulty Good storytellers are rare. But Mike McNulty was one of them. We tell his story, and we do that with heavy hearts as we say goodbye to our friend. Mike died Sept. 18 at the age of 82, after a short battle with cancer. Obituary Tom Conway, USW International president and ‘unwavering' worker advocate, dies Tom Conway, president of the United Steelworkers union that represents thousands of workers in the tire industry, has died at 71. Obituary Tire industry veteran Gary Brooks Harris dies at 68 Tire industry veteran Gary Brooks Harris died in late August. He was 68. Obituary Former Rep Corp. President Jennett dies at 78 Jim Jennett, who helped Rep International establish its U.S. foothold, dies after a long illness. Obituary Michael Beck III, president of Polymer Valley Chemicals, dies at 47 Michael R. Beck III, president of Polymer Valley Chemicals Inc., died Dec. 24 at University Hospitals' Seidman Cancer Center in Cleveland after battling an extended illness. Obituary Sil-Pro founder Lee Carver Jr. dies at 84 Lee Carver spent more than four decades in the rubber industry, helping found silicone molder Sil-Pro in 1999. He was Executive of the Year in 2005. Obituary Marvin Bozarth, retreading bulwark, dies at age 85 Marvin Bozarth, a retread industry mainstay for the better part of six decades, died Sept. 1 at the Missouri Veterans Home in Mexico. He was 85. Load More SIGN UP FOR NEWSLETTERS Daily Newsmail Breaking News Rubber in Automotive Silicone News Latex News Most Read Stories Data Store K Show News RN Events RN Webinars and Livestreams EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.