Paul Jonathan Young
Paul Jonathan Young, Ph.D., P.E., died from heart failure, September 9, in Arlington, TX.
Jonathan had more than 45 years of civil and environmental engineering experience, specializing in water quality management, planning, runoff, sites, permits, as well as specializing in computer modeling of water quality and regulatory compliance.
He received his Ph.D. in both Environmental and Civil Engineering in 1972 from Texas A&M University; his masters and bachelor's in Civil Engineering from Carnegie-Mellon University and his undergraduate education from Dartmouth College. Professionally, he has been affiliated with the American Water Resources Association, the North America Lake Management Society, the Texas Water Conservation Association, and served as treasurer with the North Texas Hazardous Materials Association. He has been recognized in several honorary societies, Tau Beta Pi, Chi Epsilon, and Sigma Xi as well has being invited to speak and write over 200 papers in his profession over the years.
He has been an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington for several years and the Manhattan College, New York, both in water quality studies. He also was a Cowboys' fan.
Jonathan was active and served as president a year with the Kiwanis Arlington Southwest as well for the Board of the Shepherd of Life Evangelical Lutheran Church in Arlington on Lamar, where a remembrance of his life will be shared Saturday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m.
After retiring, he continued to consult on several Texas water projects, and he assumed the editor's position of the Autism Asperger's Sensory Digest, the first magazine internationally that focused on autism, now in its 20th year. In the last two years, he became the co -publisher of the magazine with his wife, Lyn Dunsavage Young
Born in Pittsburgh, PA, to Nelda Gillespie and Paul Samuel Young in 1942, he leaves behind his sister Alison and husband Doug Bauer; favorite nephew Bauer(a Washington Redskins' fan) and wife Megan Michel and their children Tess and Graham; his favorite niece, Dana Bauer, and her husband , Peter and their child Andy Jaye; four stepchildren, his wife's Lyn's son Douglas Dunsavage and his wife, Laura Strother and their two children, Kemp and Hillam; his wife's daughter Jennifer Vogelgesang and her husband Brad and their two children, Chase and Samantha; his wife's daughter, Katrina Dunsavage and her son Miles Gunnels; and his deceased wife Nancy Riney's daughter, Kay Riney and her daughter Sarah Mahoney.
In lieu of flowers, contributions could be made to the Arlington (TX) Mission, KERA (PBS Station), or the Autism Asperger's Digest, all of which are nonprofits.
Published on September 19, 2019


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