To View Quinn's Memorial Tribute Video Click HereTo View Quinn's Memorial Service Click Here\n\nQuinn Selsor died in Tucson, Arizona on December 30, 2015 at 83 years of age. Quinn was born in Danville, Illinois, but grew up in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, where he graduated from Central High School. He attended Purdue University and obtained a B.S degree in Chemical Engineering and a M.S. degree in Industrial Management. He was an officer in the US Navy during the Korean War, serving first as Chief Engineer of the minesweeper USS Peregrine and later as Executive Officer of the USS Tooele. \n\n \n\nHe married Roberta Alyce Walsh of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, on July 6, 1957. He is survived by his wife and their four children and five grandchildren: daughters Dr. Kimberly Stranick (Michael) and grandchildren Kerry Elizabeth and Thomas Christian of Bridgewater, New Jersey, and Beth Foust (Rick) and grandchildren Connor James and Meghan Elizabeth of Kenmore, Washington; and sons Captain J. Quinn Selsor III of Taylor Mill, Kentucky, and Paul Selsor (Deanna) and granddaughter Sarah Rose of Woodinville, Washington. Quinn is also survived by his sister, Helene DiIulio of Ellison Bay, Wisconsin, and his brother, William Selsor of Bonita Springs, Florida.\n\n \n\nMuch of Quinn's career was spent in technical and executive management positions with Fortune 500 companies as a supplier of critical components to the battery industry where he was well known and respected. Among his accomplishments was the patented invention of a process to make a microporous plastic battery separator. As Managing Director of a new European subsidiary of a US company, Quinn designed and built a manufacturing plant in Luxembourg and led the successful commercialization of that venture which is still dominant in the industry 40+ years later.\n\n \n\nQuinn and Roberta moved to Bellingham, Washington in 1998. His lifelong interest was in boating and all things nautical. As a teenager Quinn sailed and raced a variety of boats and crewed aboard an 87 foot Herreshoff designed yacht. For many years Quinn and Roberta cruised extensively aboard their motoryacht, the "Q-T", a 43 foot trawler class Ocean Alexander. Quinn loved to travel, having made literally hundreds of trips to Europe during his career. He and Roberta enjoyed cruises to the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the Baltic Sea, the Sea of Cortez, and around Cape Horn, Besides sailing the inside passage to Alaska, they have visited China, Korea, Japan, and New Zealand. In Bellingham, Quinn was a member of the American Legion, the Navy Legion, and the Bellingham Yacht Club where he served on the Board of Trustees. \n\n \n\nFor more than 12 years Quinn and Roberta have enjoyed spending the winter months at their home in Oro Valley, Arizona, where Quinn was an active member of the Sun City Vistoso community.\n\n \n\nA memorial service for J. Quinn Selsor will take place on March 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at Vistoso Funeral Home, 2285 E. Rancho Vistoso Blvd, in Oro Valley, Arizona 85755.