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    :arrowblack John Burge

    John Burge has passed away. I remember him for his writings, photos, and humor. "Underwater Cave Surveying" may be his best known book. I haven't seen him in the last 15 or so years, but he is not forgotten. RIP John.

    http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/pen...&pid=186836593

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    Last I heard he was on Bonaire. Sad to hear he has passed away.

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    Sorry to hear about that. I actually run into some of his old survey markers, which I no one takes

    "Not all change is improvement...but all improvement is change" Donald Berwick

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    Learned so much from his book.


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    The obituary is quite a read. He seems to have lived a very interesting life, an exceptional sort of person.



 

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