Obit of the day

Lori Shontz, a senior editor at Penn State’s alumni magazine, pointed me to this paid death notice, which ran last year in the Midland (Mich.) Daily News. It says that Charles Noddings, who died at 88, “was mathematically brilliant and continued to work on the solution to the triangulation of an angle in his later years.” (The project’s now yours, Sheldon Cooper!) Noddings, it’s noted, “outlived two wonderful wives.”

* Charles Richard Noddings: Obituary (