Posted on Jan 17, 2016
Our dear colleague Richard Vari passed away this past weekend (sometime between late Friday and early Saturday 15-16 January 2016). Rich served the ASIH in several capacities - RIP. Governor Brian Sidlauskas submitted the following:
Richard Vari, Curator of Fishes at the Smithsonian, passed away this weekend after a year-long battle with cancer. Details on a memorial service have not yet been finalized but will be announced when available. He will be sorely missed.