Dr. Ralph Mitchell Siegel, 52, of West Orange died Sept. 2, 2011.
Dr. Siegel pursued research in vision and perception most recently as a professor of neuroscience at Rutgers University. Other institutions he was affiliated with along his professional path include McGill University, the Salk Institute, and Rockefeller University. He had a book scheduled to be published next year.
He served on education and technology committees at Solomon Schechter Day School of Essex and Union in West Orange (now Golda Och Academy), and volunteered in technology efforts at B’nai Shalom, West Orange.
Services were held Sept. 4 at B’nai Shalom with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.