— T. Rees Shapiro - The Washington Post 2012
R. Bruce Kellogg, 81, a mathematician who served on the University of Maryland faculty
for more than 35 years, died April 30 at a hospice in Landrum, S.C.
He had brain cancer, said his daughter, Louise Kellogg
Dr. Kellogg joined the University of Maryland mathematics department in 1966. He
published more than 100 papers and was an expert on fluid dynamics. He contributed to
research for the Navy and the National Institutes of Health. During the 1980s, Dr. Kellogg
traveled to Beijing to collaborate with Chinese mathematicians on academic projects.
He retired in 2000 as professor emeritus and moved to South Carolina.
Royal Bruce Kellogg was born in Chicago. He spent part of his youth in Washington and
was a 1948 graduate of Western High School. He was a 1952 mathematics
graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received a doctorate in
mathematics from the University of Chicago in 1958.
His first marriage, to Claire White, ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Mary Jo Walker Kellogg of Landrum; three
children from his first marriage, Louise Kellogg of Vacaville, Calif., Gregory Tucker-
Kellogg of Singapore and David Kellogg of Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a sister; and four