Obituaries

Some of the best writing to appear in the Newsletters have been the obituaries. These eulogies to prominent and not-so-prominent Antarcticans by those who knew them highlight and celebrate the lives of those who were fortunate enough to experience the Great South.

To go directly to the page containing a specific obituary, click on the link in the "Reference" column.

Thanks to Paul Dalrymple for contributing this information.

Last NameFirst NameBirthDeathAuthorReference
AbercrombieThomas19312006Paul DalrympleVol. 05-06 May No. 4
Benkert AdmMichael19231989Paul DalrympleVol. 89-90 January No. 3
BenninghoffWilliam19151993Paul Dalrymple Vol. 92-93 January No. 4
BlackburnRichard19021992Paul DalrympleVol. 92-93 September No. 2
BurrillMeredith"Pete"19031997Paul DalrympleVol. 97-98 October No. 1
BushnellVivian19101994Walter SeeligVol. 95-96 July No. 1
CanhamDavid19231986Paul DalrympleVol. 85-86 March No. 4
CartwrightGordon19102007Paul Dalrymple Vol. 06-07 February No. 4
ClarkArnold H.UnknownVol. 76-77 March No. 3
ClarkeBolling Byrd19222007Paul DalrympleVol. 07-08 February No. 3
CongerRichard19012003Paul DalrympleVol. 04-05 July No. 1
CraddockJohn Campbell19302006Bob RutfordVol. 07-08 November No. 2
Crary AlbertP.19111987Paul DalrympleVol. 87-88 November No. 2
DanielsAmbassador Paul Clement19071989Paul Dalrymple Vol. 85-86 April No. 5
DeWittHughHamilton19341995Paul Dalrymple Vol. 94-95 March No. 4
Dufek Adm. George19031977UnknownVol. 76-77 March No. 3
Dyer John Newton19111996Paul DalrympleVol. 95-96 April No. 6
El-SayedSayed19262005Paul Dalrymple, Andrew ClarkeVol. 05-06 February No. 3
FeeneyRobert19132006Paul DalrympleVol. 06-07 November No. 3
FieldWilliam Osgood "Bill"19041994A. L. "Link" WashburnVol. 94-95 September No. 1
FrancisHarry19301990Steve Den Hartog, John Twiss Vol. 90-91 November No. 2
FriisHerman19061989Walter SeeligVol. 89-90 November No. 2
FuchsSir Vivian "Bunny"19081991Charles Swithinbank Vol. 99-00 December No. 3
GoldthwaitRichard19111992A. L. "Link" WashburnVol. 92-93 July No. 1
GouldLaurence Mckinley18961995A. L. "Link" Washburn, Paul Dalrymple Vol. 95-96 July No. 1
HansonKirby19292006Paul Dalrymple Vol. 06-07 February No. 4
HarrisonHenry19041991Paul DalrympleVol. 91-92 July No. 1
HillarySir Edmund19202008Christchurch PressVol. 07-08 February No. 3
HowardAugust19101988Paul DalrympleVol. 88-89 January No. 3
JonesThomas O.19061993Walt SeeligVol. 92-93 April No. 6
KatsufrakisJohn19251994Rob FlintVol. 94-95 January No. 3
KershawGiles19491990Paul DalrympleVol. 89-90 April No. 5
LeatherwoodSteven19441997Victoria Underwood, Paul DalrympleVol. 96-97 March No. 3
LentonRalph19231986Paul DalrympleVol. 86-87 October No. 2
LewisPrice19201999Paul DalrympleVol. 99-00 August No. 1
LindseyAlton19071999Paul DalrympleVol. 99-00 May No. 4
LinehanFather Dan19041987Paul DalrympleVol. 87-88 November No. 2
LlanoGeorge19122003Washington Post, Paul DalrympleVol. 02-03 March No. 4
McCormickWilliam S.19132001Paul DalrympleVol. 01-02 January No. 2
McWhinnieMary Alice19221980Sayed El-SayedVol. 79-80 May No. 6
MellorMalcolm19331991Paul DalrympleVol. 91-92 September No. 2
MirabitoJohn19881988Paul DalrympleVol. 88-89 September No.1
MitchellJ. Murray19281990Paul DalrympleVol. 90-91 November No. 2
MiyodaLarry19361995Paul dalrympleVol. 06-07 February No. 4
MogensenPalle19081991Paul DalrympleVol. 91-92 October No. 3
MorrisonCharlie19272004Paul DalrympleVol. 04-05 December No. 3
MulgrewPeter1979Paul DalrympleVol. 79-80 January No. 3
MurphyCharles J.V.19041987Paul DalrympleVol. 87-88 January No. 3
NicholsRobert19041995Paul DalrympleVol. 94-95 March No. 4
OstensoNed19311997Paul DalrympleVol. 96-97 May No. 4
OwenArthur E.19272000Robert DodsonVol. 00-01 October No. 1
PoulterThomas1978Paul Dalrymple Vol. 78-79 October No. 1
RobinGordon19212004Charles SwithinbankVol. 04-05 December No. 3
RonneFinn18991980Bob NicholsVol. 79-80 February No. 4
RonneEdith "Jackie"19192009Karen Ronne TupekPrivate Obituary
RubinMorton J.19192005Paul DalrympleVol. 04-05 July No. 1
RudolphEmanuel19281992Paul DalrympleVol. 92-93 July No. 1
ScottSir Peter19091989Washington PostVol. 89-90 September No. 1
SeeligWalter Roy19192005Paul Dalrymple and others Vol. 04-05 May No. 5
SipleRuth J.19122004Paul Dalrymple Vol. 03-04 March No. 4
SmithDean1987Los Angeles Times Vol. 87-88 September No. 1
SullivanWalter19181996New York Times Vol. 95-96 April No. 6
SwinburneHarry1991Paul Dalrymple Vol. 90-91 May No. 6
TaylorRonald C.2005Paul Dalrymple Vol. 05-06 November No. 2
ThomsonRobert2008Al Fowler Vol. 07-08 February No. 3
ToddEdward P.19202003Al Fowler Vol. 03-04 August No. 1
TuckJack19331984Paul DalrympleVol. 84-85 September No. 1
TurnerMort D.19202004Paul DalrympleVol. 04-05 July No. 1
TyreeAdm. David M.19041984Paul Dalrymple Vol. 84-85 October No. 2
VaughnNorman19052005Paul DalrympleVol. 05-06 February No. 3
VictorPaul-Emile19071995Paul DalrympleVol. 95-96 July No. 1
WadeF. Alton19031978Paul DalrympleVol. 78-79 October No. 1
WaiteAmory H, "Bud"19021985Paul DalrympleVol. 84-85 March No. 5
WeinerMurray19161988Paul DalrympleVol. 88-89 January No. 3
WilknissPeter19352005Paul Dalrymple Vol. 05-06 September No. 1
ZehnderBruno19461997John SplettstoesserVol. 97-98 October No. 1
ZellerEdward19261996Paul DalrympleVol. 95-96 April No. 6
ZumbergeJames19231992Bob Rutford, Link Washburn, Chet LangwayVol. 92-93 July No. 1