Paleonet: very sad news

Dr.S.K. Parcha parchask at wihg.res.in
Fri Jan 10 07:59:33 GMT 2020


This is indeed sad news may almighty give peace to his soul and courage to
his family to bear this great loss
Suraj Kumar Parcha

On Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 6:04 PM Sandy Carlson <sjcarlson at ucdavis.edu> wrote:

> I have just been told that Richard Cowen, our wonderful colleague for
> years, passed away today unexpectedly from a heart attack.  I will send
> more information when I receive it.
>
> Richard enlivened functional morphology and paleoecology for many, many
> paleontologists over a great many years; his early work on brachiopods
> still stands as truly excellent foundational paleontological research; his
> History of Life textbook is used widely, presenting a very informative and
> fun view of our field.
>
> A great loss, and much too soon.
>
> Sandy
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