[An-lang] Death of prof Ann Chowning

John Lynch johnlynch123 at gmail.com
Fri Feb 26 00:44:39 UTC 2016


This just appeared on ASAO-net, but would obviously also be of interest to
the many linguists who know Ann,

John

On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 10:13 AM, Hal Levine <Hal.Levine at vuw.ac.nz> wrote:

> _____________________________
> From: Hal Levine <hal.levine at vuw.ac.nz>
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2016 10:32 AM
> Subject: Fwd: Death of prof Ann Chowning
> To: _All FHSS Staff <_all_fhss_staff at vuw.ac.nz>
> Cc: Phyllis Herda <p.herda at auckland.ac.nz>, James Urry <
> james.urry at vuw.ac.nz>
>
>
> I just received this sad news.  Ann was a longtime Professor of
> Anthropology here.  She moved to Auckland when she retired.  Funeral
> arrangements have not yet been finalised. What can we do to express our
> condolences?
>
> Hal
>
> Sent from Outlook <http://aka.ms/Ox5hz3>
>
> _____________________________
> From: Phyllis Herda < p.herda at auckland.ac.nz>
> Sent: Friday, February 26, 2016 9:00 AM
> Subject: Ann Chowning
> To: Hal Levine < hal.levine at vuw.ac.nz>
>
>
> Dear Hal,
>
> I'm not sure if you have heard that Ann Chowning passed away last night.
> Judy Huntsman just called me to let me know. Not many details at this
> point, but I gather that they think she contracted pneumonia. I was sure
> that you and the department would want to know the news. Could you please
> let the department know and any other old friends from Vic.?  Thank you.
>
> Phyllis
>
>
>
>
>


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