The AAVSO remembers its members, observers, colleagues, and friends who are deceased. In each issue of the AAVSO Newsletter, a section is devoted to remembering those connected to the AAVSO who have died in the previous quarter or since the previous issue of the Newsletter.
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It is with great sadness that I announce the passing away of longtime AAVSO member and observer Thomas A. Cragg. According to his beloved wife, Mary, Tom passed peacefully on 6 May 2011 at 1 pm (New South Wales, Australia, time).
Volume 33 Number 2
A Symposium Honoring the Life and Work of Dr. Janet A. Mattei
This volume is available for purchase from our online store. The printed version includes nice color photos.
Dr. Janet Hanula Akyüz Mattei
Born: January 2, 1943, Bodrum, Turkey.
Died: March 22, 2004, Boston, Massachusetts.
Message posted by AAVSO Director, Arne Henden, to the AAVSO Discussion Group.
From the Harvard Center for Astrophysics:
We are sad to report that Dr. Martha Hazen died on Dec. 23 after a brief battle with acute leukemia. She was 75.