Seth Kinman Sharpless III

21 mai 192519 août 2017

Seth Sharpless,III, Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado in Boulder, died on August 19, 2017 in his 92nd year. He is survived by two sons, Seth IV and Guy Sharpless. Mr. Sharpless was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving in the Pacific Theater during and after WWII. During the year following the end of the war, he served as a Japanese interpreter in the military government of Okinawa. After leaving the Navy, he took a Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Chicago and a Ph. D. degree in Psychology from McGill University in Montreal. Before moving to Boulder in 1969, he taught Psychology at Yale University and then Neuropharmacology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. Much of his research was on the adaptation of neural tissue to long-term injury or drug intoxication. He was also an enthusiastic Scuba diver from the early days of Scuba and traveled to dive sites worldwide to enjoy that sport.

Arrangements under the direction of Crist Mortuary, Boulder, CO.


Seth Kinman Sharpless III


Patti Foucha

31 août , 2017

I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in my prayers

31 août , 2017

Clarence Leonard, Jr. R.I.P

Diana Royce

30 août , 2017

My heart goes out to you two, may peace now be with you all.

Stephen John Ordes

30 août , 2017

My best wishes to the family. Although I don't remember meeting him, my time with his sons Seth and Guy were always an exceptionally positive and kind experience, Thank you Seth Kinman Sharpless the third, you left this world a better place then he found it.

21 août , 2017

Dear Sharpless family, please accept my condolences for your loss. May your memories and God's loving promises comfort you.