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Malcolm John Skove, professor emeritus – June 7, 2020

June 9, 2020

Malcolm John Skove, 89, Clemson alumnus and professor emeritus of physics, died Sunday, June 7, 2020, at the Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca.

A graduate of Clemson, he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia and taught physics at Clemson for 26 years, retiring as an Alumni Professor. He continued his research as professor emeritus for years thereafter.

Surviving in addition to his wife, Janet Crawford Skove, are two sons, Anthony Skove (Monica) of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Benjamin Skove (Anne) of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother, Thomas Skove of New Smyrna Beach, Florida; and three grandchildren.

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Woodland Cemetery on the campus of Clemson University.

Memorials may be made to the Clemson Child Development Center, 216 Butler St., Clemson, SC 29631.

His full obituary is posted online.