[sac-forum] Re: [AZ-Observing] Re: In Memory of Pierre Schwaar May 14, 1946-March 6, 2000

I have heard so much about this man Pierre Schwaar.  

I'm sorry I never got the opportunity to know him.  Sounds like he made
an impact on a lot of people.

And I'd wager that it wasn't just those travelling in astronomy circles.

With respect to his memory,

Darrell Spencer

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15480 Empire Rd.
Benson, AZ 85602
hm ph: 520-586-2244
It's hard to believe that Pierre has been gone 9 years and that I am now
about a year or two older than he was when he died... Thanks for the
reminding us of him, Jennifer! 
Pierre was a really great guy, generous and innovative within his
limited financial means. I knew him when he lived in Tucson and working
for LearJet in the early 70's. When I moved to southern California I
looked forward to seeing him at the annual RTMC in Big Bear. Does
anybody know whatever happened to his good friend, Martin?
We think of Pierre whenever we see a thin crescent moon. My wife,
Arlene, calls it a "Pierre Moon" since he was always chasing the young
moon and later on, I understand, he chased the very old moon, too. 

Clear skies, 
Wayne (aka Mr. Galaxy)


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Subject: [AZ-Observing] In Memory of Pierre Schwaar May 14, 1946-March
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Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 20:54:39 -0700



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