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Robert Purdy wrote:
> Nick Hotton, a long time friend and colleague, died
> yesterday evening at home. His daughter and son were with
> him and our condolences go out to them. A memorial service
> will be held in January. No flowers please, but donations
> to Montgomery Hospice will be accepted.
> Carol's phone number is 301/270-0421.
> Dick Benson,
> Chairman of Paleobiology,
This is truly a sad day in our science. Nick "the three-eyed" Hotton
was a great guy, and the first person that I met when I showed up at the
Smithsonian in 1994. He was influential both in my becoming a
paleontologist and in going to Penn. He will be sorely missed.
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