Dr. Donald R. King, 85, of Dayton died Feb. 21, 2019. Born in Haddonfield, he resided in East Brunswick before moving to Dayton 16 years ago.
Dr. King was a professor at Rutgers University for 35 years before retiring almost 20 years ago.
He received all four of his degrees from Rutgers: bachelor’s and master’s in mathematics and master’s and a Ph.D. in library science.
A prolific writer, he enjoyed reading, Sudoku, traveling, and teaching English as a Second Language.
He is survived by his wife, Elisabeth (Schwartz); his son, Henry (Tracie) of Stockton; his daughter, Susan King (Barbara Hall) of Philadelphia; and five grandchildren.
Services were held Feb. 24 with arrangements by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick.