Ronald Greeley (1939–2011)



Ronald Greeley, Regent's Professor at Arizona State University, passed away on 27 October 2011 at his home in Tempe. Ron was one of the most prominent and productive planetary scientists of the past 40 years. He leaves behind a record of scientific understanding and numerous former students to carry on his legacy of discovery. Ron was educated in geology at Mississippi State University (B.S., 1962, and M.S., 1963) and the University of Missouri-Rolla (Ph.D., 1966)