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.
Dick Downs—a man of dry wit, with an eye for irony—passed away on May 14, 2019, in Princeton, New Jersey, aged 98.
Cultural anthropologist, authority on cannibalism, Fulbright senior scholar, United Nations consultant, and Stony Brook University professor William “Bill” Arens, passed away on August 6, 2019, after suffering from a form of Parkinson’s disease.
William S. Simmons, professor of anthropology at Brown University, passed away on June 2, 2018.
Naomi Quinn (79), professor emerita of cultural anthropology at Duke University, died on June 23, 2019, in Durham, North Carolina, at home with family.