Steven Alec Weber

Steven Alec Weber passed away quietly, surrounded by family on January 14, 2020, from ALS, a disease he lived with for several years that he once described to me as a “new life experience.”

Roderick Earl Burchard

Roderick (Rod) Earl Burchard, a cultural anthropologist known for his perceptive and groundbreaking analyses of coca chewing in the Andes, passed away on December 21, 2018, in Victoria, British Columbia.

Ira E. Harrison

Ira E. Harrison, activist, poet, pioneer, mentor, and professor emeritus of anthropology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK), passed away on April 27, 2020.

Sarah Milledge Nelson

Sarah Milledge Nelson (November 29, 1931–April 27, 2020) enjoyed a remarkable career establishing contemporary archaeological practice in Korea, launching a series of books on archaeological recognition of women and gender, and leading scientific programs in the University of Denver.

Elmer S. Miller

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 Esther Katz

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.

Frank Marlowe

Frank Marlowe died September 25, 2019, in Athens, Georgia, having succumbed to the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.

Napoleon A. Chagnon

Napoleon Alphonseau Chagnon, age 81, of Traverse City, Michigan, died at Munson Medical Center on September 21, 2019, after a prolonged illness.