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Eugene Odum's Death

Born (Birthday) September 17, 1913

Death Date August 10, 2002

Age of Death 88 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Biologist

The biologist Eugene Odum died at the age of 88. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

University of George biologist who led breakthrough research in the still undeveloped field of ecology. He also coined the term ‘ecosystem.’

He grew up in Athens, Georgia, where his father Howard Washington Odum was on the faculty of the University of Georgia.

He was 88. The apparent cause was a heart attack, either Friday night or Saturday morning, said his biographer, Betty Jean Craige, the author of ”Eugene Odum: Ecosystem Ecologist and Environmentalist” (University of Georgia Press, 2001).