At FE-Request, we received, today, the tragic news that Senior
scientist (and FE-colleague) Peter A. Larkin, U. of British Columbia
(Canada), passed away . Anyone of his friends and colleagues
wishing to write a memorial note on Sr. Larkin, please, feel free
to send it in to the FISH-ECOLOGY conference. Later on, it will be
forwarded to family and friends in British Columbia and be kept in
our logs. Be this a way in FISH-ECOLOGY to honour those men & women
who unselfishly devoted their lives in the search for truth.
From the FE-management, our deep condolences to family and
Aldo-Pier Solari/lst. ownr.
Forwarded message follows:
 Date: Fri, 12 Jul 1996 10:11:13 -0700 (PDT)
From: Pamela Rosenbaum <[log in to unmask]>
Peter Anthony Larkin.
Peter Larkin passed away on Wednesday, July 10, 1996 at the age of
71. Beloved husband of Lois, loving father of Barbara (Fo'ad),
Kathleen (Kevin), Patricia (Vic), Margaret (Bruce) and Gillian.
Grandfather (Poppo) to Khandan, Shamsi, Shayda, Jessica, Caroline
and Emily. Also leaves sister Joyce, uncle Stan and many cousins,
nieces and nephews. A greatly respected and loved professor and
administrator at the University of British Columbia; Peter was
known throughout the fisheries world for his expertise and
Last year he received the Order of Canada, and in June 1996 also
became a member of the Order of British Columbia.
Private family funeral. Everyone welcome to a reception /
celebration in Peter's honour:
Friday, July 19, 1996 - 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Cecil Green Park House, University of British Columbia,
6251 Cecil Green Park Road, Vancouver
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Larkin Lecture
Series, c/o Marine Mammal Research Unit, University of British
Columbia, 6248 Biological Sciences Road, Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4
Phone: (604) 822-8181
July 11, 1996
IF MEMBERS WISH TO SHARE REMEMBRANCES AS A WAY OF HELPING US ALL
SHARE OUR MEMORIES OF PETER AND HIS WORK WHICH TOUCHED SO MANY OF
US, I WILL PASS THEM ON TO HIS FAMILY. Pamela Rosenbaum
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