Richard Post


Age: 96

Summary: prominent energy scienist and physicist who was among the leading scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory pushing the technological limits of storing massive amounts of renewable energy (an effort he believed could alter the battle against global warming) until the end, but who had more inventions to his credit than any of the 3,000 members of the lab's technical staff in 2014, and who was also the father of actress Markie Post, best known for her role as public defender Christie Sullivan on TV's Nigh Court from 1985 to 1992.

Cause of Death: Undisclosed illness

Born: November 13, 1918

Died: April 7, 2015

Walnut Creek, California