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In Memory

Jerry J. Bigner

August 9, 2011

Dr. Jerry J. Bigner passed away unexpectedly July 30.

Dr. Bigner was a professor emeritus at Colorado State University in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. He began teaching at CSU in 1974 and obtained emeritus status in 2004.

He was a prolific author, researcher, editor, educating thousands of students in his long career. His family is comforted that he spent his last days in Maui, enjoying Hawaiian sunsets and snorkeling among turtles, fish and dolphins.

Donations can be made in honor of his memory with the Pacific Whale Foundation (

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