Hiker falls at Yosemiite..

11:53 a.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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This was a former mentor and Associate Dean of my school..Many of us looked up to his work and he was a steward of the green belt in Austin..It's a shame when things like this happen..http://www.statesman.com/news/local/kent-butlers-vision-led-to-balcones-canyonlands-conservation-1479482.html

4:30 p.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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That's an unfortunate story, Denis. I'm sorry to hear about it.

6:36 p.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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I agree with Alicia, its definitely an unfortunate incident. Although its sad thanks for posting Denis. My condolences go out to family, friends, and all who knew him.

7:34 p.m. on May 17, 2011 (EDT)
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From what I recieved for info. on it. He was stepping aside for other hikers and slipped.Just an unfortunate thing..I am just sorry that the future architect's wont have the oppertunity to learn great principals from him.There are many enviormental groups he worked with that weren't listed as well as the Lady Bird wildflower Center...Edwards Aquafer they explained in the article is the largest water retention zone in Central Texas and he worked to help prevent any development on it or near.The list could go on and on.

10:13 a.m. on May 20, 2011 (EDT)
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Denis, you were fortunate in having shared his muse.  

But of that day and that hour, knoweth no man ....

12:54 a.m. on May 21, 2011 (EDT)
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I'm  so  sorry for you loss denis.

8:20 a.m. on June 10, 2011 (EDT)
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tragic.

1:11 p.m. on June 10, 2011 (EDT)
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I somehow missed it when you posted it back in may, Denis. How very sad.  I am sorry for the loss of your friend.

10:32 p.m. on June 10, 2011 (EDT)
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It's all good Gonzan I sent a donation to the save our spring coalition in Austin in his behalf. He testfied in front of city council against a water treatment facility prior to his trip.Unfortunently it was to closed minded council.

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