- Deceased's name: Deslonde R. H. de Boisblanc
- Survived by: Deslonde Raymond de Boisblanc, Jr., Celeste Yvonne de Boisblanc, and Denis de Boisblanc, children; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deslonde R. H. de Boisblanc died on May 26 at the Kindred Hospital in New Orleans. He was 95. A Funeral Mass was celebrated for de Boisblanc at St. Teresa of Avila Church in Summit. Born in New Orleans, de Boisblanc attended Louisiana State University and worked as a physicist and engineer in the energy industry. He started out with Phillips Petroleum in Oklahoma before changing his career focus to nuclear energy, working as managing director of the National Reactor Testing Site (NRTS) and Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) in Idaho Falls, ID, for 25 years. De Boisblanc later worked with EBASCO Services in New York as executive vice president and director of advanced technology, research, and development, staying on as a senior consultant from his retirement until age 88. De Boisblanc was a founding fellow of the American Nuclear Society, was listed in "Who's Who of American Scientists" and served as an American representative to the Geneva Conventions on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy. He also belonged to the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks.