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N. Gary Lane
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences mourns the passing of colleague Dr. Norman Gary Lane, Professor Emeritus, on Saturday January 14, 2006. Professor Lane was a kind soul who could see only the good in individuals of all walks of life. His academic accomplishments are many including receipt of the Paleontological Society Medal and advising a generation of paleontologists who now make up the top echelon of the profession. He motivated and inspired all who came in contact with him with a curiosity for not only geology but also for all natural sciences, and in service to mankind.