James Roy Barcus 1930–1988



James Roy Barcus, professor of physics at the University of Denver, Colo., died January 3, 1988, at his home in Denver after a long battle with lung cancer.

Barcus was born in Kansas City, Mo., on September 30, 1930. He served in the U.S. Navy before enrolling as an undergraduate at the University of New Mexico, where he obtained his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. His doctoral research was on extensive air showers of cosmic radiation, under J. R. Green.