Mr. Allan L. Melby, 82, of Clover, SC, passed away Monday, June 14, 2021 at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, SC following a short illness. He was a member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists, joining in 1980. He had a successful career as a cosmetic chemist holding several patents. During his career he worked for General Mills Corporation, LaMaur Inc, Paula Payne, Merck, and Calgon Corporation (a division of Nalco).
Lisa Mary Sloan, passed away on Saturday, May 8th after sustaining debilitating injuries in a car accident 4 years prior. Lisa served the Southeast Chapter Secretary, Treasurer-Elect and Treasurer, and as House Chair for several years, always selecting great venues for our meetings and events. She has been greatly missed by the chapter since her accident.
Charles E. Moses, 65, of Stamford, CT passed away peacefully on March 29th, 2021. He received his BS degree in Chemistry from Fairfield University in Connecticut and started his career as a chemist with Clairol 1978. He continued to work in the beauty care industry until his retirement in 2020. Charles was known for his amazing athletic abilities and competitive nature. His greatest joy was passing on his love for basketball to his daughters and watching them play during their school years.
Myrna Macarat Mamalayan, 70, born on May 22, 1950, in Hilongos, Philippines, passed away March 16, 2021. She resided in Bellflower, CA at the time of her passing.
Happi and the Independent Beauty Association will be holding a series of FREE basic Indie Beauty short courses March 23-25, 2021. Topics to include Business & Legal, Regulatory, and Product Development.