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Bert D. Tanner ( Missoula 1968 )

posted: Sep 18, 2008

Bert died September 16, 2008 following a battle with esophageal cancer. He received his Bachelorís degree from the University of Wisconsin and a Masterís from Utah State University. Bert was a member of the football, hockey and rugby teams at UW and served in the U.S. Army Reserves.
He joined Campbell Scientific Inc. in 1978 to begin his 30-year career as Vice President of Marketing and Customer Service. He had a sincere interest in the careers of young scientists and a keen eye for talent at its early stages. Scores of the best environmental scientists worldwide acknowledge his influence on their careers. Bert jumped at Missoula 1968, 72-75 and 1977 and was an NSA member.