Obituaries and deaths

In Memoriam: James Lyons, Professor Emeritus, Vegetable Crops, UC Davis

January 23, 2020
Jim Lyons, professor emeritus of Vegetable Crops (Plant Sciences) at UC Davis, passed away at age 90. His many accomplishments include serving as CA&ES associate dean, founding the UC ANR statewide IPM program, and serving as assistant director of the Agricultural Experiment Station.

Margery Magill, International Agricultural Development Alumna, Dies Unexpectedly

August 30, 2019
Margery Magill (B.S., International Agricultural Development, UC Davis) died at age 27 on August 27, 2019. She worked as a program coordinator for the UC Davis Washington Center, where she helped place graduate students in internships at home and abroad. She died in Washington, D.C.

Kentaro Inoue Killed in Bicycle Accident

September 02, 2016
UC Davis Plant Sciences professor Kentaro Inoue, 47, was killed in a bicycle crash on Aug. 31, 2016 on West Capitol Avenue in Sacramento. Police said Inoue and a truck were both going west -- Inoue, with a helmet on, riding in the bike lane -- when the truck turned into Inoue's path, and the bike and truck collided.