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Brad Ferrier (1959-2019)
Atmospheric Sciences B. A. 1981, Ph.D. 1988
Brad Ferrier and his wife Linda died in a car crash in Maryland near Washington, DC, on June 15, 2019. Brad grew up in Camano Island, Washington, in a beautiful home that had a view of Mountain Rainier with Puget Sound in the foreground. 

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Tom Matejka (1959-2019)
Atmospheric Sciences Ph.D. 1980
Thomas John Matejka died in Boulder, Colorado, on April 7, 2019, after a long battle with cancer. Tom grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He received his bachelor’s degree from MIT in 1972 and then pursued his graduate degree in the University of Washington’s Department of Atmospheric Sciences. 

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