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Re: Jim Madsen



That is a great shame. Madsen's work was central for so many of us, and he
helped out so many with advice over the years.

Dan Chure wrote:
> I'm sorry to report that Jim Madsen, former Utah State Paleontologist,
> honorary member of SVP, and world's authority on Allosaurus, died
> earlier today after a long battle with illness.  Jim's work at the
> Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur quarry resulted in his classic monographs on
> Allosaurus and Ceratosaurus. We've lost a great man and a great friend.
> Details will follow.
>
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