Paleonet: Art Boucot

Jere LIPPS jlipps at
Tue Apr 11 15:47:58 UTC 2017

Thank you, Sally, for this sad news.  Art was unique among paleontologists
in many ways.  He was totally dedicated to the field and had good opinions
on where it should go and how to do that, as well as making significant
scientific contributions in our journals (prolific, he was).  He will be


*Jere H. Lipps*
*jlipps at <jlipps at>*

On Tue, Apr 11, 2017 at 8:21 AM, Sally E Walker <swalker at> wrote:

> Dr. Art Boucot passed away yesterday in Denver while being operated on for
> congestive heart failure.  He was 93 and hopeful the new technique the
> doctors were using to repair his heart would give him another five to six
> years so he could finish his next book with his wonderful companion (wife
> in love), Kathy Nichols, a noted Triassic paleontologist.   Peter Boucot,
> his son, was also with him.
>  If you would like to send your condolences to his family, please send to
> the Boucot family's address:  2850 SW Fairmont Ave, Corvallis, Oregon
> 97333.   Kathy’s email is:  SLBRLNG at <slbrlng at>.
> The family is planning a celebration of his life in August.
> Sally
> Sally E. Walker
> Professor, Geology
> Professor, Marine Sciences
> University of Georgia
> swalker at
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