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Primatologist, Assistant Professor



It is with great sadness that we and the family of Dr. George Armelagos announce his death on May 15, just six days after he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Dr. Armelagos passed peacefully, at home with family and close friends. George Armelagos was a much beloved colleague, mentor and friend to many faculty and students in the Department and at UMass where he taught from 1968 - 1989. Information re. a memorial service in the Fall will be forthcoming. In lieu of flowers, Dr. Armelagos requested that contributions be designated to his two endowments - the Armelagos Lectureship Fund or the Armelagos-Swedlund Scholarship. Contributions can be sent to Dept. of Anthropology, 215 Machmer Hall, UMass, Amherst, 01003.

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