Tag: Geology and Geological Engineering

In Memoriam: Spring 2014

R. Bruce Allison of Loveland, Colo., died December 21, 2013. Born in 1930, Bruce was the athletic director at Mines 1976-1995, leading both the school’s 17-sport intercollegiate athletic program and intramurals. He was...

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Norman R. Rowlinson ’52

Norman R. Rowlinson ’52 of Houston, Texas, died December 11, 2012. Born in 1929, Norm studied chemistry at Ripon College in Wisconsin from 1947 to 1949, and then transferred to Mines to earn a professional degree in...

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Marlow E. Sharpe ’49

Marlow E. Sharpe ’49 of Roswell, N.M., died December 27, 2012. Born in 1924, Marlow grew up in Haxtun, Colo. In 1942, he enrolled at Mines, which he attended for one year, before joining the Army Air Corps. After his...

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Donald ‘Don’ F. Asbra ’55

Donald ‘Don’ F. Asbra ’55 of Alexandria, Va., died July 1, 2010. Born in 1933 in Denver, Colo., Don graduated from Wheat Ridge High School and then earned a professional degree in geological engineering from...

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Dorington G. Little

Dorington G. Little was born in Los Angeles in 1927. He graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in Geological Engineering in 1950. While attending Mines he spent one year (1949) in Ethiopia working for Sinclair...

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John H. Turner ’57

John H. Turner ’57 of Glenwood Springs, Colo., died April 20, 2012. Born in Denver, Colo., in 1935, John earned a professional degree in geological engineering from Mines, where he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon...

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Edgar ‘Ed’ I. Winger ’56

Edgar ‘Ed’ I. Winger ’56 of Hill City, S.D., died November 27, 2011. Born in Ridgeway, Ont., Canada, in 1926, Ed received a scholarship to attend Ontario College of Arts in Toronto. He served in the U.S. Air...

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Paul J. Fritts ’52

Paul J. Fritts ’52 of Mendocino, Calif., died April 13, 2011. Born in 1930 in Topeka, Kan., he grew up riding to house calls with his grandfather, a country doctor. An outstanding student and member of the ROTC in high...

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Robert ‘Bob’ F. Garland ’52

Robert ‘Bob’ F. Garland ’52 of Douglas, Wyo., died May 6, 2011. Bob was born in 1926 in Tulsa, Okla., and grew up in Oklahoma and Texas. He graduated from the Texas Military Institute in 1944 and was preparing...

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Lloyd W. Madden ’41

Lloyd W. Madden ’41 of Midland, Texas, died December 26, 2011. Born in 1918, Lloyd graduated from high school in 1936 in Manhattan, Kan., before coming to Mines, where he distinguished himself as an athlete. He led his...

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Eugene V. Simons ’49

Eugene V. Simons ’49 of Casper, Wyo., died September 23, 2011. Born in Los Angeles in 1921, Eugene graduated from South Pasadena High School in California and attended Mines prior to joining the U.S. Merchant Marines and...

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