Barry J. Spargo
Barry James Spargo passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Nov. 16, 2016.
Barry was born in Franklin to Jim and Kay Spargo on Sept. 27, 1962. A graduate of Kimball County High School, he received his BA from the University of Nebraska and his MS and PhD degrees from the University of California, Davis. He married Alexandra McPherron of Davis, Calif. In 1991.
Barry served more than 25 years at the Naval Research Laboratory, US Navy, Washington DC. He served his country in many capacities and was especially proud of his leadership in creating opportunities for his peer scie...