[Lasa] Fwd: Steve Rubenstein

Norman Whitten nwhitten at uiuc.edu
Fri Mar 9 12:20:31 PST 2012

> Subject:        Steve Rubenstein
> Date:   Fri, 09 Mar 2012 10:47:43 +0000
> From:   Taylor, Lewis <ltaylor at liverpool.ac.uk>
>  I am the bearer of bad
> tidings – yesterday we found Steve Rubenstein dead in his house. He had
> not been in the office or answering emails for a couple of days, so one
> of my colleagues went to his house and with the help of a neighbours
> ladder entered via an open upstairs window. He found Steve sat on a sofa
> in front of the television. The cause of death is obviously not
> determined yet, but the likelihood is that he suffered a heart attack. I
> would be grateful if you could circulate this sad news to your
> colleagues at the NHC and the US Latin American anthropology community.
> I might add that he always spoke very fondly of you and held you in high
> regard.
> Saludos,
> Lewis

Norman Whitten
Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Latin American Studies
Curator of the Spurlock Museum 
Affiliate of Afro-American Studies
Senior University Scholar
Editor of book series Interpretations of Culture in the New Millennium
Home: 217-344-1828 (caller ID)

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