Richard Laver (October 20, 1942 — September 19, 2012). Richard Joseph Laver, celebrated mathematician, climber, bridge player, chess master, pick-up basketball player, and friend was born in Los Angeles, California to Alma Laver Makinen and Richard Burgess Laver. Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2:52 in the morning in Boulder, Colorado, Rich passed away due to complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was surrounded by loved ones.
An informal open house gathering for friends, colleagues, and associates will be held Sunday, September 23, 2012 1pm to 5pm at Rich’s house. A memorial will be held in the more distant future. (Contact Sheila Miller firstname.lastname@example.org.)
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