In Memoriam: Dr Jaap Bruijn

In Memoriam: Dr Jaap Bruijn

It is with sadness that the sugar cane community in South Africa and internationally has learned of thepassing away of Dr. Jaap Bruijn on 29 June 2020 in France. Dr. Bruijn was a remarkable sugartechnologist who has left his imprint on the South African sugar industry...
In Memoriam: Dr. Denver Thomas Loupe

In Memoriam: Dr. Denver Thomas Loupe

(1927-2019) Dr. Denver Thomas Loupe (1927-2019) Denver Thomas Loupe passed away on 8 July 2019. A beloved father and grandfather, he is predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Ferne Kemp Loupe. He is survived by his children Stephen Loupe and spouse Melody and Stephenie...
In Memoriam: Dr. Erik Mirkov (1959 – 2018)

In Memoriam: Dr. Erik Mirkov (1959 – 2018)

Dr Erik Morkov The sugarcane research community has lost a brilliant and vibrant scientist. Erik Mirkov, an outstanding plant virologist, an inspiring mentor of national and international students, postdocs and scientists, an excellent leader and collaborator, and an...
In Memoriam: John Rhys Williams (1925 – 2017)

In Memoriam: John Rhys Williams (1925 – 2017)

John Rhys Williams (1925 – 2017) John Rhys Williams was born in Wales in 1925. He was educated at Pentre Secondary School from 1936 to 1942 after which he was admitted to the University of Bristol and graduated with a BSc first class honours in 1945. This allowed him...
In Memoriam: Michael John Way (1962-2017)

In Memoriam: Michael John Way (1962-2017)

It is very difficult to write an obituary for a colleague and/or friend of the same age as one gets older, or for an older mentor, colleague and/or friend passed retirement age, who has left this mortal earth to be with his/her maker. When a younger colleague and...
In Memoriam: Philip Gwyther Atherton (1931-2017)

In Memoriam: Philip Gwyther Atherton (1931-2017)

Philip Gwyther Atherton- 9 February 1931 – 3 September 2017 It is with deep sadness that we have learned on 3 September that Philip Gwyther Antherton had passed away. Philip was born in Toowoomba and lived there with his parents and three older siblings for 5 years...