[Taxacom] B.K. Simon

Neil Snow nwiltonsnow at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 15:11:50 CST 2015


His colleagues worldwide will be saddened by the news that Bryan Kenneth
Simon passed away this past week in Brisbane, Australia, after a short
battle with leukemia.



Bryan was a well known grass taxonomist at the Queensland Herbarium for
nearly four decades, who prevously spent nine years as botanist in
Bulawayo, Zimbabwe (then Rhodesia).



He leaves behind a wonderful family, including his wife, 5 children, and
several grandchildren.


Bryan was a wonderful and supportive colleague and an ambassador of good
will among the agrostological community.



All who knew Bryan will miss him.


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