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Myron C. Rapkin

November 24, 1938 — August 29, 2021


Myron C. Rapkin,

82, of Indianapolis, passed away August 29, 2021.  He was born to the late Isadore and Jeanette (Shector) Rapkin on November 24, 1938 in Rochester, New York.  Myron earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in 1958.  He then proudly served in the United States Air Force.  Myron was a chemist and a sought-after scientific consultant.  Few things brought him greater joy than inventing and discovery which lead to him holding 57 patents.  Myron was a member of Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, the Society of Creative Anachronism, and the Chemistry Association.

He is survived by his wife, Joan Rapkin; children, Liorah (Michael Schoen) Rapkin and Ari (Kim Brill) Rapkin; sister-in-law, Linda Rapkin; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Milton Rapkin.

Graveside services were held in Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation North Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to WFYI.

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