THE PASSING OF MICHAEL SHANE

Dear friends and colleagues, yesterday we were surprised wih very bad news. UGG for Women Boots Our colleague Michael Shane passed away unexpectedly at age 53 in his hometown in Ontario, Canada. asics soldes For many of us it is still difficult to assimilate this loss, from both human and academic points of view. new balance dark Our laboratory team is deeply moved by the fact that we will no longer have the presence of Mike. cheap uggs for sale Last year we had the opportunity to share with him several months and we got to know not only some personal aspects but also his uncertainties. womens air jordan We shared field trips, laboratory work and conversations around a coffee or beer. air jordan 2012 We saw him walking across the bridge whether it was raining or not on his way to the gym, or while he was enjoying the rain sitting by his hot stove in his haven in Valdivia.

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