Francis Crick was a biophysicist, neuroscientist, and molecular biologist. He is best known for being a co-discoverer of the structure of DNA. He, James Watson, and Maurice Wilkins were jointly awarded the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for this discovery.
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Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Francis Harry Compton “Crackers” Crick (8 Jun 1916–28 Jul 2004), Find A Grave: Memorial #9201294, ; Maintained by R (contributor 309) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea.