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Subject: John Lahr
From: "Kay Wyatt" kwyatt@.............
Date: Sun, 29 Mar 2009 19:34:15 -0700

Thank you, Robert.

I also wanted to mention that the tribute page for John Lahr is at
If you are interested in submitting a tribute please let me know.  The Lahr 
family has been very touched at all the people that have shared how John 
Lahr touched their lives.  My email address is kwyatt@..............  I am 
in particular need for someone to comment on John's contributions to the PSN 
network and amateur seismology.

In addition, The Lahr Family and IRIS have established the John C. Lahr 
Educational Seismology Fund.  You can find information about this newly 
established fund at

Kay Wyatt

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Robert McClure" 
Cc: ; ; ; 

Sent: Sunday, March 29, 2009 6:33 PM
Subject: Re: John Lahr

> Hi all,
>  Dr. John Lahr, USGS Emeritus Geophysicist, passed away on March 14,
> 2009, at the age of 64, from malignant brain cancer.
>  John was very active in putting seismometers in schools around the
> country through the Seismographs in Schools Program of the
> Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS), for which he
> taught teacher workshops, traveled to schools throughout the country,
> worked with many more teachers via e-mail and phone, and helped in the
> development and trouble-shooting of the equipment and software. He was
> also mentor to and colleague of many of us in the PSN network. We
> shall miss him greatly.
>  John's obituary was published March 27 in the Corvallis Gazette Times:
>  Please also see the following web site, which John had set up for
> his wife, Jan, to chronicle his struggle with cancer:
>  I believe his web site, is to be maintained by
>   Kay Wyatt 
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