Date: 11/10/20 5:03 pm
From: Gregg Goodrich <gregggoodrich...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Roger Linfield
Here is the link if you would like to donate to the Community Foundation
Boulder County - 2020 fires Relief Fund.

Gregg Goodrich
Highlands Ranch

On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 1:55:23 PM UTC-7 Gregg Goodrich wrote:

> Roger was also a top county lister with at least 125 species in each of
> Colorado's 64 counties. We traveled to Cuba with Roger and Brenda and I
> remember his keen sighting got us the Cuban Black Hawk which we had just
> about given up on. As well as climbing the 14ers, he also climb the highest
> 899 peaks in Colorado. Brenda asks in lieu of flowers please consider a
> donation to the Community Foundation Boulder County - 2020 Fires Relief
> Fund.
> Gregg Goodrich
> Highlands Ranch
> On Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 9:55:05 AM UTC-7 Larry Modesitt wrote:
>> Colorado has lost a great one, as Roger Linfield yesterday lost an
>> eight-month battle to cancer. He rose to the top (literally and
>> figuratively) in many fields. Birders and Peak-baggers know him as the
>> seventh person in the Fourteener/400 Club, reached after he climbed all of
>> the 14,000’ peaks and saw 400 birds in Colorado. His name sits at the top
>> of listers for such varied counties as Phillips and Clear Creek. Prior to
>> peak-bagging, he was one of the nation’s top rock climbers, and he was a
>> valued leader for the Colorado Mountain Club. After all of those exploits,
>> Roger became interested kayaking. Many of these activities were shared with
>> his wife, Brenda, who was a key board member of Colorado Field
>> Ornithologists and joined Roger in the Fourteener/400 Club. For NASA’s
>> Joint Propulsion Laboratory, then later at Ball Aerospace that brought him
>> to Colorado, he was Dr. Roger Linfield, a celebrated astronomer. Roger led
>> many of us on a remarkable trail of accomplishment, togetherness, and
>> inspiration. I cherish the times we spent together, and I value what he
>> taught me. He will be missed greatly—by many.
>> Larry Modesitt
>> Arvada

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