I too am so sorry to learn of Lou's death.  He was very kind and generous to me early in my career, and set a model of mentoring and scholarship and scholarly curiosity: an academic ife very well led.  Tom, my condolences to you and Lou's family, though his death is a loss for us all.

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On Jan 1, 2011, at 2:00 PM, "Quirk, Thomas V." <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I am sorry to report that Louis Budd died in his sleep on Monday, December
> 20th. In accordance with Lou's wishes, there will be no memorial service.
> As some of you may know, Lou lived the last several months next door to his
> son and his family in Patagonia, Arizona.  According to his son," if you
> communicate with folks who wish to memorialize in some concrete way, his
> favorite cause had become the local library.  Any checks would be made
> payable to Friends of the Library, at mailing address Patagonia Public
> Library, PO Box 415, Patagonia, AZ, 85624.  They do have a website, which i=
> s
> www.patagoniapubliclibrary.org."
> Tom Quirk =20