Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Neil DeGrasse Tyson's Dad Passes Away




Cyril DeGrasse Tyson, the father of the "personal astrophysicist" Neil DeGrasse Tyson has passed away. The astrophysicist tweeted this:







Cyril DeGrasse Tyson was born on October 19, 1927 and was an activist and educator.  In 1952, he married Puerto Rican Sunchita Feliciano, the mother of Neil DeGrasse Tyson. 
I want to extend my condolences to Dr Tyson and his family. May Cyril Degrasse Tyson rest in peace. Eternal rest shine upon him o lord and let perpetual light shine upon him.

Young Neil DeGrasse Tyson with Cyril DeGrasse Tyson building a gift telescope






Source:

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/30/nyregion/cyril-degrasse-tyson-dead.html?_r=0

https://twitter.com/neiltyson/status/814669939726368769


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