John Nash, 6/13/1928 - 5/23/2015
John Forbes Nash, Jr., an Abel prize winning mathematician, a Nobel prize winner in Economics and whose life inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind" was killed in a car crash Saturday, (5/23) along with his wife Alicia. Nash and his wife were returning from Norway where he had received the Abel Award in Mathematics when the taxicab carrying them from Newark Airport veered out of control and struck a guardrail. Nash is survived by his sons, John David Stier and John Charles Martin Nash and a sister Martha Nash Legg.
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