Longtime supporter and friend of AGI, Philip E. LaMoreaux, Sr. passed away at his home on June 23, 2008. Dr. LaMoreaux was involved with the Institute in many capacities. He served as AGI President (1972-1973) and was on the Board of Trustees of the AGI Foundation. LaMoreaux also co-chaired AGIâ€™s Environmental Geoscience Advisory Committee.
Dr. LaMoreaux was active and well respected in the community. In addition to his involvement at AGI, he served as President of the Association of American State Geologists, and the American Institute of Hydrology. He also served as Chairman of the Geological Society of American Foundation Board of Trustees, GSAâ€™s Hydrogeology Division, and American Geophysical Unionâ€™s Hydrology Division. LaMoreaux was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Environmental Geology. Through his involvement with professional societies and his career as a federal, state, academic and consulting geologist he played a central role in helping both hydrogeology and environmental geology become some of the most dynamic and sought-after disciplines within geology.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Bunnie LaMoreaux; sons, Philip E. LaMoreaux, Jr. (Rebecca); James W. LaMoreaux (Nicole); daughter, Karen LaMoreaux Bryan (Hobson); nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
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