Olimpiu Petrescu, Retired Staff, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, died on September 04, 2007. He was a Supervisor in the Chemistry Department Instrument Laboratory.
Born in Romania, Olimpiu came to the United States in 1969. Educated in electrical engineering, he worked in the Chemistry Department of Rutgers University for 15 years. He enjoyed computers, new technology and playing chess and bridge. Olimpiu is survived by dear friends, Horace and Elena Buchanan of Branchburg; Jim and Arleen Imbiaco of Lebanon, N.J., and their children, Adrienne, Julia and David; Thomas and Darilyn Buchanan of Norwalk, Conn., and their children, Jessica and Jason; and Jerry and Wendy Buchanan of Easton, Pa., and their children — his godsons — Alexander and Jacob.