Elmer R. Dalby , 50, died suddenly on April 16, 2001, at his home in Alpharetta, GA.

He was a 1975 graduate of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and was currently employed by Wellstar Health Services at Cobb Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, and by Sun Factors, a division of Sun Healthcare. Mr. Dalby had experience as a pharmacist, a pharmacy manager, an information systems manager, and a computer applications developer in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Georgia. In addition, he was a member of MENSA and of Grace United Methodist Church of Fort Spring, WV.

Mr. Dalby grew up in Bridgeville, PA, where his mother, Alverna Dalby, still resides. He is also survived by: his wife, Mary Kay Ball Dalby (formerly of Grantsville, WV); a brother and sister-in-law, Gary and Carol Dalby, and their sons, Nicholas and Christopher, of Knoxville, TN.

He was preceded in death by his father Elmer K. Dalby.

A memorial service is planned for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at the cabana at Fox Creek in Alpharetta. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Judes Childrens Hospital or to the Atlanta Homeless Shelter will be appreciated.