Charles E. Metz Memorial Information

Information supplied by Becky Metz Mavon

Thank you for all of your love, friendship and support! These last months have have helped us realize how many different and wonderful sides there were to our dad. We anticipate that his memorial next Monday will again highlight not only dad's sheer brain power and accomplishments, but the manner in which, in his extremely humble way, he deeply touched so many people in so many different walks of life.

Following are the details for the Celebration of Charles Metz on Monday, August 27, 2012:

11:00 a.m.
University of Chicago
Rockefeller Chapel
5830 South Woodlawn

RECEPTION - All welcome for lunch and memories
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
University of Chicago
Cloister Club of Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E. 59th Street

SCIENTIFIC MINI-SYMPOSIUM - The Scientific Contributions of Charles E. Metz
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
University of Chicago
Cloister Club of Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E. 59th Street

For those unable to attend, we understand and carry you with us. For those traveling near and far to be at this special event, thank you!

In addition, for those wanting to make donations in honor of Charles E. Metz, we suggest the following:

The University of Chicago, Charles E. Metz Memorial Fund

Professor Metz's numerous contributions to Imaging Science research and education, especially within the Graduate Program in Medical Physics and Department of Radiology, are reflected in the success of his students as they have become the leaders of tomorrow. Charlie was a teacher of teachers. In his memory, the University of Chicago will aim to establish the Charles E. Metz Special Topics Course, inviting world-renowned scientists to lecture within our graduate program.

The Pritzker Military Library

Charlie's extensive and complete collection of books and modeling kits of WWII airplanes is being donated to the Pritzker Military Library on Michigan Ave. Your donations will help offset the cost of cataloging and maintaining this large donation.
104 S. Michigan Ave., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 374-9333

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network

Pancreatic Cancer is the one of the top 24 cancer killers that has a 5-year survival rate. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by Pancreatic Cancer.

From our hearts, THANK YOU!

With much love and gratitude,
Becky and Molly

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This article created on Friday, August 24 2012; Last modified on Friday, August 24 2012