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.”
After a prolonged struggle with cancer, Marilyn Silverman passed away in Toronto, Canada, on June 18, 2019.
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, 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 (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 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.