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Words of Remembrance for Janet A. Mattei


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Our prayers are with Janet and Michael, I lost my father last month who got me started in astronomy. This year has started out rough for me with the lost of my father and Janet. I am happy to know that when I look up at the night sky I know that my father and Janet are looking down at me and encouraging me to keep observing variable stars. —Paul Kneipp

Words of Remembrance for Janet A. Mattei



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I have just returned from the National Science Festival here in SA and was unable to access my e-mail whilst there.

Words of Remembrance for Janet A. Mattei

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It was with deep sorrow that I learned of the death of Dr. Janet Mattei. It is great loss for amateur and professional astronomy. Please accept my sincere condolences. —Jerzy Speil (Poland)

Words of Remembrance for Janet A. Mattei

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After not reading it for many, many weeks, this morning I decided to catch up on the latest on the AAVSO discussion list. Instead, I suddenly found myself thrown into another, sad, Universe, as I read about Janet's death. Devastating and surreal...

Words of Remembrance for Janet A. Mattei


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I received the news with great pain. I had the privilege of meet she in Montevideo, 1992 in one Convention of LIADA. (Liga Iberoamericana de Astronomia) I would also like to express my condolences to Dr. Mattei's family and friends. —Esmeralda Mallada (Uruguay)

In Memoriam: Martha L. Hazen

Martha Hazen
Martha Hazen
Martha L. Hazen, 1931 - 2006

In Memoriam: Theodore H. N. (Ted) Wales

Ted Wales

It is with the deepest sadness that I inform you of the passing away of Theodore (Ted) Wales, the AAVSO Treasurer Emeritus and a long-time, devoted member of the AAVSO, on July 15, 2003.


In Memoriam: Arthur J. (Art) Stokes

Arthur (Art) J. Stokes of Hudson, Ohio, a prominent long-time member of the AAVSO, passed away on November 6, 2001, just two days after he returned home from the 90th AAVSO Annual Meeting in Somerville, Massachusetts.

Art had been a member of the AAVSO since 1962. Because of his interest and expertise in precision electronics, he pioneered the establishment of the AAVSO Photoelectric Photometry Committee and chaired it for over ten years.



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