FRAMINGHAM – Marvin L. Vestal, 87, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at the Metrowest Hospital in Framingham.
He was the husband of Christina H. Vestal. They shared more than 43 years together.
Born in Pendleton, Indiana, he was the son of the late Grace Vestal Brown and the late Paul Vestal. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Physics, University of Utah.
He worked in Virgin Instruments Corp, Marlborough, since September, 1 2005 to present, Founder, CEO, and CSO.
Marvin dedicated his entire life in the field of Mass Spectrometry Research and innovated many advanced approaches towards scientific instruments. He also enjoyed reading, writing, tennis, and working until two weeks before his passing.
He was a lifetime member of American Society for Mass Spectrometry since 1964. He will be missed and remembered for his selflessness, kindness, curiosity, and inventiveness.
Marvin is survived by spouse, 6 children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren, loving nieces and many wonderful friends.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited to the Visiting Hours at Advantage Funeral & Cremation Services, 318 Union Avenue, Framingham, on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 from 4 to 8 PM. There will be a Service at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, gifts, and contributions in Marvin’s memory to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.