Donald White, 83, internationally-known archaeologist and Penn Museum curator

November 26, 2018

Donald White

By Staff

Donald White, 83, of Philadelphia, an internationally-known archaeologist at the University of Pennsylvania and curator of the Penn Museum’s Mediterranean section, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, of injuries he sustained in a car accident.

Professor White and his wife, Joan, were returning from a family visit in Brooklyn on Sunday, Nov. 18, when their car went out of control, hit a pole, and overturned on Route 30 in Camden. Both were cut out of their seat belts by Good Samaritans and taken by medics to Cooper University Hospital.

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