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Obituary: Roger L. Rasmussen May 4, 2017

on May 9, 2017 - 5:48pm


Roger L. Rasmussen, 96, died at home in Los Alamos on May 4, 2017. His daughter Beth, Fr. Glenn Jones, and neighbor and family friend Deidra Remde were at his side. He was the loving husband of Jane Keller Rasmussen, whom he met while she was serving in the Women’s Army Corps in Los Alamos. They married in Santa Fe in 1945; she preceded him in death in 2007 after a loving marriage of 62 years. 

Roger is survived by his son Gregory (Trudy) Rasmussen of Grand Blanc, Michigan; daughter Beth (Mark) Bonner of Naples, Florida; granddaughter Jennifer (J.P.)


On The Job In Los Alamos: At Pyramid Cafe

on May 7, 2017 - 5:59am

On the job in Los Alamos: The crew at Pyramid Café, from left, Ousmane Loka Sylla, Humberto Zubia, Nfaly Drame, Robert Van Lyssel and Dakoda Ami gather Saturday for a photo at the restaurant. Photo by Maire O'Nell/
Off the job in Los Alamos: Acrobats Nfaly Drame, top, and Ousmane Loko Sylla take a few minutes away from their job Saturday at the Pyramide Cafe to prove they are acrobats from Guinea, West Africa. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Nfaly Drame in the middle of a somersault Saturday outside Pyramid Café. Photo by Maire O'Neill/
Nfaly Drame holds

Obituary: John Langdon Rand May 2, 2017

on May 5, 2017 - 7:04am


John Langdon Rand, age 89, passed away on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. John was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia, last May, following 63 years of marriage.

Born in Detroit, Michigan to John and Leona Rand, John was raised in eastern Oregon and thereafter retained life-long ties to family and friends in the northwest. He is survived by his 6 children: John (Brenda), Mark (Carolyn), Greg (Christine), Amy (Don), Dan (Remi), Joe (Carminda); 15 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren. 

At 17 years old, John volunteered for the Navy during WWII.


Obituary: Lawrence Ray Gurley April 19, 2017

on May 1, 2017 - 6:26pm
Lawrence Ray Gurley, age 82, died at home April 19, 2017 in Sarasota, Florida.
The family moved to Los Alamos in 1964 when Lawrence joined the old H-Division as a Scientific Staff Member. Lawrence enjoyed a distinguished, fulfilling career at LANL,
collaborating with numerous colleagues and mentoring high school, undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral students. Lawrence was selected as a Los Alamos National Laboratory Fellow in recognition of his pioneering discoveries pertaining to histone phosphorylation during the growth cycle.

Obituary: Jane Gerheart June 28, 1940 – April 18, 2017

on April 23, 2017 - 4:25pm

JANE GERHEART June 28, 1940 – April 18, 2017

Jane Gerheart (June 28, 1940), a longtime resident of Los Alamos, passed away on April 18, 2017 after battling pancreatic cancer for nine months. She is survived by her husband Don of over 52 years, a daughter, Ann and son, Chuck & daughter-in-law, Chris & a sister, Nancy Chase from Laramie, WY.

Jane taught band in the Los Alamos Public Schools from 1986 to 2005. Her middle school bands qualified for the New Mexico Activities Association State Band Contests in 2003 and 2005. Both times they received the first-place trophy in the middle school



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