Donald Gilbert Wood, Professor Emeritus of Design, 1922-2011

September 27, 2011

The Department of Design at The Ohio State University marks the passing of Professor Emeritus Donald Gilbert Wood. Don was a professor in the Department of Industrial Design, College of the Arts, at Ohio State starting in 1948, and was acting director for four years. The author of several articles for professional journals, Don also wrote two books on the design of space enclosure systems.

A memorial service for Don and his wife Martha will be held on Friday, October 28, at 2 p.m. at the Southwick-Good & Fortkamp funeral chapel, 3100 N. High St., Columbus. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 27. A full obituary may be found on the Columbus Dispatch web site.

Memorial gifts in the name of Donald Gilbert Wood may be made to Glenmont, A Christian Science Nursing Facility, 4599 Avery Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026.