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Emeritus Professor Don Byerly passes away

Emeritus Professor Don Byerly passed away last week. He was an alumnus (MS 1957, PhD 1966) and a faculty member, who did a lot for our department, retiring in 2000 after a long career.

Don’s obituary is available at A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, May 6th at 2:00 pm at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 6500 Northshore Drive.  The family will receive friends after the service.

The family has chosen the Don W. Byerly Scholarship Endowment (field camp fellowships) as one of the memorial charities. The link below will take donors to that fund and none other.  You can also make gifts by check.

For memorial gifts by check:

Write check payable to the UT Foundation
On the memo Line: IMO Don Byerly # 115626/BYERL_D02/F010001065

Mail to:

University of Tennessee Foundation
1525 University Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37921 

Don will be missed by faculty, alumni, friends and family.


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