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News & Perspectives: In Memoriam

 
September 15, 2017
Badrinarayan Ramulal (B.R.) Barwale, recipient of the 1998 World Food Prize and CSSA Presidential Award, passed away on 23 July 2017 at the age of 86. He was born into a small agricultural family in H...
 
August 3, 2017
ASA and SSSA Fellow David Miller Van Doren, Jr. passed away on 17 May 2017, after 84 years of a joyous life filled with family, friends, community, plenty of sweet corn, and his ever-ready dry sense o...
 
July 6, 2017
Professor Carlos Clemente Cerri, a world-renowned Brazilian soil scientist, died 21 Apr. 2017. Cerri, who was 70, spent more than four decades studying the soils of Brazil, including those of the Braz...
 
June 1, 2017
Dr. Steven Lewis Fales, 70, passed away on 24 Apr. 2017. He was born 14 Mar. 1947 in Providence, RI. After graduating from the University of Rhode Island with a B.A. degree in English, he joined the U...
 
May 19, 2017
Harold LeRoy “Pete” Peterson, 70, passed away on 24 Feb. 2017. Born 24 Mar. 1946 on a farm near Portland, ND, he was the son of Harold and Genora Peterson. He received his B.S. degree from Mayvill...
 
April 7, 2017
George Henry Wagner, 88, of Columbia, MO, passed away on 1 Feb. 2017. Born 29 Nov. 1928 on a farm near Culbertson, NE, he was the son and one of four children of Frank and Pauline Wagner. Wagner gradu...
 
February 13, 2017
Earl “Brent” Godshalk died unexpectedly at his home in Cary, NC on 25 Dec. 2016. He was born on 18 Oct. 1956 in Sellersville, PA, the son of Earl and Ruth Mitman Godshalk. He received his B.S. deg...
 
January 16, 2017
Carl Edwin Ferguson, Sr., a 66-year ASA member and a 41-year CSSA member from Tuscaloosa, AL, died 22 Apr. 2016 following a brief illness at his residence at in Tuscaloosa, AL. He was 99....