Rudyard (Rudy) Igbozurike Uba — a Regulatory Compliance Specialist in the Waste Management Group of the Environment, Health and Safety Division — passed away last Thursday, April 7, after experiencing trouble breathing. Uba began his career at the Lab in August 1999. He was a native of Nigeria and had come to America to study at Howard University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree. Uba is survived by his wife and four daughters. A memorial is scheduled for tomorrow (Saturday, April 16), from 6 p.m. to midnight, at his home on 11010 Glen Artney St., Oakland. Go here to make a donation in Uba’s honor, and for additional information.