Harold C. Box

BOX - Harold C., PhD

Born August 19, 1925,

departed this life March

30, 2018. Husband of the

late June (Ruhle) Box;

father of Karen (John)

McGowan, Gregory

(Susan), Geoffrey Box,

and the late Kathleen Krycia, Maureen

and Constance Box; grandfather of

Kerry, Kaitlin, Kathryn, and Margaret;

brother of Dorothy Box and the late

Lavina (late Neal) Steinbrenner, William

(Jean) Box, Marion (late Skip) Regal,

and Robert Box. The family will be

present to receive friends on Easter

Sunday from 6-8 PM at BEACH-TUYN

FUNERAL HOME, INC., 5541 Main St.,

(at Cayuga Rd.,) Williamsville. Friends

are invited to attend a Mass of Christian

Burial on Monday morning at 9:30 in

SS. Peter & Paul Church (Williamsville).

Please assemble at church. In lieu of

flowers, the family kindly requests

donations be made in Harold's memory

to Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer

Center. Dr. Box was a cancer research

scientist and director of the biophysics

department at Roswell Park Cancer

Institute in Buffalo for 56 years, and

retired at the age of 86. He was a

graduate of Canisius College and the

University of Buffalo, he served in the

United States Navy during WWII, was a

lifelong parishioner of SS. Peter & Paul

Church, and was active in St. Vincent

dePaul Society.