Editor's note: Internal NASA MSFC message: "Axel Roth, who served as Marshall Center associate director before retiring in 2004, passed away Nov. 12. Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, at Laughlin Funeral Home in Huntsville. Funeral services will be held from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 15, at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Huntsville (on Bailey Cove Rd in SE Huntsville)."
Axel had been battling bone cancer. Gloria, his wife, Axel's four sons - Karl, Kurt, Eric and Peter - and their families rallied around him with uncompromising devotion. Axel is also survived by his brother Volker Roth and wife Pamela. Axel and Volker were the sons of Ludwig Roth, one of the original members of Wernher von Braun's Rocket Team.
Axel and Gloria Roth's address is 2610 Arrowhead Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35803."