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IUPAC was saddened to learn of the following deaths (reported since 1 July 2005) of Union colleagues. We shall remember them with respect and gratitude for their service to IUPAC.
Dr. Daniel Alberto Batistoni (Argentina)—National Representative, Commission on Spectrochemical and other Optical Procedures for Analysis, 1988–2001; National Representative, Analytical Chemistry Division, 2004–2005.
Prof. Anders Björkman (Denmark)—IUPAC Treasurer, 1984–1991.
Prof. Thedford P. Dirkse (USA)—Member, Subcommittee on Solid Solubilities, 2000–2001 and 1981–1993; Associate Member, Commission on Solubility Data, 1987–1993. (Died on 23 October 2006.)
Dr. Jacques-Emile Dubois (France)—Member, Working Party on Molecular Characterization of Commercial Polymers, 1998–1999. (Died on 2 April 2005.)
Prof. James E. Guillet (Canada)—Member, Macromolecular Division: Co-opted Member, 1987–1989; Member, 1989–1993; Secretary, 1994–1997; Titular Member, 1996–1997. (Died on 23 September 2005.)
Prof. Nelson J. Leonard (USA)—President, Organic Chemistry Division, 1991–1993; Member, Editorial Advisory Board, 1983–1991. (Died on 9 October 2006.)
Prof. Hitoshi Ohtaki (Japan)—Member, Union Advisory Committee, 2004–2005; Bureau, Member, 1996–2003; Executive Committee, Member, 1998–2003; National Representative, Commission on Equilibrium Data, 1985–1991; Member, Inorganic Chemistry Division Committee, 1987–1991; Co-opted Member, Analytical Chemistry Division Committee, 1987–1989; Member, Subcommittee on Stability Constants. (Died on 5 November 2006.)
Prof. Guy Ourisson (France)—IUPAC Secretary General, 1975–1983; Chairman, Committee on Publications, 1973–1975; Organic Chemistry Division: President, 1971–1973; Vice-President, 1961–1971; Secretary, 1965–1969; Member, 1961–1965; Member, Commission on Chemical Taxonomy, 1965–1973. (Died on 3 November 2006.)
Prof. J. Rigaudy (France)—Member, Commission on Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry: Associate Member, 1981–1985; Vice-Chairman, 1975–1977; Titular Member, 1971–1975; Member, 1967–1971; Member, Interdivisional Committee on Nomenclature and Symbols, 1975–1979. (Died on 10 December 2005.)
Prof. Hans-Peter Their (Germany)—Associate Member, Commission on Pesticide Chemistry, 1975–1983.
Dr. Robert Zender (Switzerland)—Task Group Member, Internationally agreed terminology for observations in scientific communication. (Died on 12 December 2005.)
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