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Albert Henry Nadeau

November 21, 2012
The Mining Journal

STUDIO CITY, CA. - April 13, 1924 - Nov. 13, 2012 Dr. Albert H. Nadeau passed away peacefully on November 13, 2012 due to complications from muscular dystrophy. He was surrounded by his family.

Albert Nadeau was born April 13, 1924 in Marquette, Michigan to Arthur and Lida Nadeau. In High School, Albert was a Michigan State Tennis Champion. First Lt. Albert Nadeau served as a Bombardier in WWII and was stationed on the island of Tinian in the South Pacific where he was a member of the 6th Bomb Group, Crew #3913, B-29.

Albert Nadeau attended the University of Michigan where he obtained his doctorate degree in Theater and he played hockey for the University. While attending the University, Albert met his love Eugenia Bernadine McCallum from Portland, Maine. They were married on August 18, 1951 in Portland, Maine.

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Albert Henry Nadeau

The Nadeaus moved to Boulder, Colorado where Dr. Nadeau was a Professor in the Theater Department at the University of Colorado. Dr. Nadeau became the Chairman of the Theater & Dance Department and he was noted for the number of his successful theater productions both at the University of Colorado and at the Red Rocks Amphitheater. He also was an early academic supporter of the newly founded Shakespeare Festival at the Mary Rippon Theater. Nadeau produced his own play, that he wrote and directed, "White Gold" which toured the State of Colorado.

Dr. and Mrs. Nadeau raised their 6 children in Sunshine Canyon, in Boulder, Colorado in the house he helped to design and build. Dr. Nadeau enjoyed training and riding horses and an outdoor lifestyle. In 1986, Dr. and Mrs. Nadeau retired and moved to Maine and Florida to fulfill their love of boating. They moved to Southern California in 2004 to be close to their son Craig.

Dr. Nadeau is survived by his wife Eugenia to whom he was married 61 years, his sons Mark (Marilyn) and Craig (Eric) and his daughters Ellen (Tom), Sharon and Beth (John) and his grandchildren Kate and Barry. His son Barry, his parents Arthur and Lida, and his siblings Ray, Louis, Constance, Joseph, and Paul have preceded him in death.

His family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Eugenia Nadeau can be reached at 4249 Longridge Avenue, #208, Studio City, California, 91604. Or you can send an email to



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