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Charles Mann—president of Charles R Mann Associates in Washington, DC; ASA Fellow; and longtime IMS member—passed away on February 14, 2022, after a long illness.  In 1996, Charles was elected a fellow of ASA, “for excellence in the application of statistical methodology in the legal and regulatory communities; and for…

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Malcolm Ross Leadbetter died on February 26, 2022, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He was 90 years old. During a career that spanned over 50 years, he was a major influence on generations of researchers, as a teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend. He will be dearly missed. Ross was born…

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Sir David Roxbee Cox died suddenly at his home in Oxford on January 18, 2022, leaving Joyce, his patient and supportive wife of almost 75 years, and their four children. David was so engaged and energetic in research that his death came as a shock. David was born on July…

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Michael Barrett Woodroofe, IMS Fellow and former Leonard J. Savage Collegiate Professor of Statistics at the University of Michigan, passed away on February 22, 2022 at the age of 81. Michael was born on March 17, 1940 in Corvallis, Oregon, and grew up in the small town of Athena in…

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Yuan Shih Chow, Professor Emeritus of Statistics at Columbia University, passed away on March 3, 2022 in his hometown in Hubei, China. He suffered a stroke earlier and never recovered. He was 97 years old. He is survived by three daughters, Letitia, Eunice and Grace, two sons, Patrick and Nelson,…

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