Date: 11/11/20 9:28 am
From: Larry Modesitt <larry.corvid...>
Subject: [cobirds] Re: Roger Linfield memorial


Cobirders,

Brenda feels fortunate that Roger was able to connect with many people over
the past several months. Those interactions felt like a memorial service of
sharing warm memories—that Roger could attend and appreciate. Because of
COVID, she isn’t planning a memorial service, as the reaching out from
people while he was alive was way better. In lieu of flowers, Brenda and
Roger would appreciate your considering a donation to the Community
Foundation Boulder County - 2020 Fires Relief Fund. Here is the link:
https://www.commfound.org/2020firesfund

Larry Modesitt, Arvada




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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