Charles Trimbach, who had been a longtime professor of psychology at Roger Williams University, died Sept. 29, 2018, at the age of 75.
Born in Pawtucket, R.I., in 1943, Trimbach graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 1966 and 1967 with a bachelor’s and a master’s degree, respectively. In 1972 he earned a Ph.D. in psychology from Princeton.
Trimbach joined the department of psychology at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.I. He was a beloved professor for 37 years, focusing on humanistic, evolutionary, and physiological psychology.
He was a dedicated Democratic Socialist and humanitarian. Above all, he believed in the pursuit of a socially just and egalitarian society, intolerant of all bigotry. Of all his interests, he loved most spending time with his family.
Trimbach is survived by six children; a grandson; and his former wife, Liz.
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