THOMAS N. LOSER, the co-founder of the industrial chemical company Wyrough & Loser, Inc., died Oct. 27, 2014, at age 93. A member of Delta Kappa Epsilon, he served in the U.S. Navy from 1942 to 1946, during which period he became commanding officer of the Navy’s principal training school for communications officers. His entire business career was in the field of industrial chemicals, and his company was an acknowledged world leader in specialty rubber chemicals. The holder of several patents, he also served as chairman of the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society, which in 1983 was the world’s largest organization devoted to rubber chemistry and technology, with more than 5,000 members in 40 countries. He was a community volunteer as well as an avid bridge player. Among those who survive are his wife, Carol Kuser Loser, one daughter, two grandsons, and his brother.

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