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Former CVM Faculty Member
Passes Away

Dr. Hermann Meyer, 84, of Fort Collins, Colo., died Jan. 1, 2012, at Poudre Valley Memorial Hospital in Fort Collins. He born March 29, 1927 in Frauenfeld, Thurgau, Switzerland.

Meyer completed his doctoral work in veterinary anatomy at the University of Zürich in 1952. He came to his adopted country from Switzerland in 1952 and completed a second Ph.D. in veterinary anatomy at Cornell University in 1957. In America he found his life's work – preparing students at Colorado State University, the University of Missouri, and the Ohio State University for the practice of veterinary medicine. A devoted family man and proud Rotarian, Meyer was an active member of the Fort Collins community for over half a century. He is survived by his wife Marti, his three children, and their families: Corina and Masa Kojima; Steffen and Sheryl Meyer and daughter Annelise; Re Meyer Evitt and son Nik. A celebration of his life was held on Jan. 7, at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Collins.

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