Edward LaChapelle, Professor Emeritus of Atmospheric Sciences and Earth & Space Sciences, passed away on February 1, 2007.
Articles can be found at:
"The Seattle Times" (http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/localnews/2003566791_lachapelleobit11m.html)
"Summit Daily" (http://www.summitdaily.com/article/20070202/NEWS/102020073)
"New West Network" (http://www.newwest.net/index.php/snow_blog/article/avalanche_pioneer_ed_lachapelle_dies/C458/L41)
"The Independent" (http://news.independent.co.uk/people/obituaries/article2271620.ece or pdf)
Donations in his memory can be sent to the Mountain Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 542, Silverton, CO 81433.