Paleonet: In Memoriam of Leo Hickey

Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. tholtz at
Wed Feb 13 02:03:56 UTC 2013

Very sad. Leo was on my dissertation committee. An excellent scientist,
and a gentlemen and a scholar in the truest sense of the phrase. He will
be missed.

On Tue, February 12, 2013 5:52 pm, Amelinda Webb wrote:
> I would like to honor the passing of Leo Hickey, a renowned paleobotanist
> and mentor. Leo created an enduring legacy; many of his students have
> become excellent scientists and teachers, and his work is a pillar of
> modern paleobotany. His teaching style inspired me and will live on
> through
> my own teachings. I hope to be remembered as he is: a scientist dedicated
> to knowledge and discovery; a true renaissance man. Thank you, Leo, for
> everything you shared in the field, the classroom, and anywhere you
> happened to be. <>
> In memory,
> Amelinda E Webb
> PhD Candidate
> Geology and Geophysics
> Yale University
> 210 Whitney Ave (KGL)
> New Haven, CT 06511
> "Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief
> stops, because it isn't needed any more." -Terry Pratchett
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Thomas R. Holtz, Jr.
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