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Emeritus Professor Dr James H. Fisher, 97, passed away.

EES had another sad loss this year with the passing of Dr. James Harold Fisher. He was 97 years old and passed away in his sleep in DeWitt, Michigan on December 19, 2016, following complications from a stroke. Dr. Fisher taught Geology at the University of Illinois, Universirty of Nebraska and Michigan State University. He became a full professor at MSU in 1970 and retired in 1984. He also worked as a consultant to many different oil companies and energy producers. According to his family, Fisher was very proud of the many students he prepared for successful careers in the oil industry.

The family indicated that Dr. Fisher requested no service be held and requests that no flowers be sent.

 

 

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