Elmer Miller, an extraordinary anthropologist, teacher, mentor, and the former Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department at Temple University (1966–1996), died on December 6, 2019, at Cathedral Village in Philadelphia.
Naomi Katz died at 88 in her apartment at The Redwoods in Mill Valley in the company of her sons, Lawrence Brickman and Daniel Katz.
Mischa Penn passed away on December 7, 2019, at age 89.
Frank Marlowe died September 25, 2019, in Athens, Georgia, having succumbed to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
Napoleon Alphonseau Chagnon, age 81, of Traverse City, Michigan, died at Munson Medical Center on September 21, 2019, after a prolonged illness.
Loring Brace IV, University of Michigan human paleontologist, passed away on September 7, 2019.
Joel Halpern (1929–2019) conducted pioneering work in the Balkans and Southeast Asia.
Stephen O. Murray, a San Francisco-based sociologist, anthropologist, and independent scholar, died on August 27, 2019, from an aggressive diffuse large B-cell lymphoma.
Sonja Luehrmann, anthropologist, historian, and associate professor at Simon Fraser University passed away on August 24, 2019.
Simon Messing, four-field and applied medical anthropologist, passed away on September 25, 2018.