[ALGTOP-L] Sam Gitler

Alejandro Adem adem at math.ubc.ca
Wed Sep 10 17:03:54 EDT 2014


We say farewell to a great algebraic topologist and human being.
It is a sad day for mathematics in Mexico.

Alejandro.

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Alejandro Adem
Professor of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
http://www.math.ubc.ca/~adem

On 2014-09-10, 9:06 AM, Cohen, Frederick wrote:
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> Dear friends,
>
> Sam Gitler passed away last night
> after a brief struggle with cancer.
> He was 81 years old.
>
> Sam continued to do beautiful mathematics until a
> few months ago. Like many mathematicians, I am
> grateful for having known Sam, and for his infectious
> joy in doing mathematics. He will be missed by everyone
> who had the privilege of knowing him.
>
> Sincerely,
> Fred Cohen
>
>
>
>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix"><tt>We say farewell to a great
        algebraic topologist and human being.<br>
        It is a sad day for mathematics in Mexico.<br>
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        Alejandro.<br>
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Alejandro Adem
Professor of Mathematics
University of British Columbia
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="http://www.math.ubc.ca/~adem">http://www.math.ubc.ca/~adem</a></pre>
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                        style="font-size:13px">Dear friends,</span></font><font
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                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="1"><span
                        style="font-size:13px">Sam Gitler passed away
                        last night</span></font></div>
                  <div style="margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px"><font
                      color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe UI
                      WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="2">after a
                      brief struggle with cancer.</font><br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="1"><span
                        style="font-size:13px">He was 81 years old.</span></font><br>
                    <br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="1"><span
                        style="font-size:13px">Sam continued to do
                        beautiful mathematics until a </span></font><br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="1"><span
                        style="font-size:13px">few months ago. Like many
                        mathematicians, I am </span></font><br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="1"><span
                        style="font-size:13px">grateful for having known
                        Sam, and for his infectious </span></font><br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
                      UI WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="2">joy in
                      doing mathematics. He will be missed by everyone </font></div>
                  <div style="margin-top:0px; margin-bottom:0px"><font
                      color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe UI
                      WPC,Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif" size="2">who had
                      the privilege of knowing him.</font></div>
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                        style="font-size:13px">Sincerely,</span></font><br>
                    <font color="#212121" face="Segoe UI,Segoe WP,Segoe
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                        style="font-size:13px">Fred Cohen</span></font></div>
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