C. LENNART SANDQUIST MA’50, a research chemist, died Jan. 4, 2017, at age 93. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he returned to Bowdoin College, where he received his degree in 1947 and served as a teaching fellow until 1948. He then received his master’s from Wesleyan and a Ph.D. from Yale University. He was employed as a research chemist at the DuPont Benger Laboratory in Waynesboro, Va., until his retirement in 1984. During his career he contributed to the early development of Orlon acrylic, Nomex® aramid, and Lycra® spandex fibers, earning a patent for the spinning process for Lycra® fibers that made them long enough to be useable in clothing. Three children and four grandchildren survive.