Professor John (Jack) E. Estes, age 61, died suddenly on March 9th, 2001 after a fight against cancer. His loss is deeply felt by his students, colleagues, family and friends. Professor Estes had been a member of the UCSB Geography faculty for over 30 years. He was a great teacher, mentor, scientist and friend.
To read more about Jack, go to the article Professor Keith Clarke wrote about him. Also, the Gap Analysis Bulletin Board posted a tribute and the ISCGM created a memorial page on their website. Physics Today also printed an article about Jack.
To honor Jack’s countless contributions to UCSB and to keep alive his memory, colleagues in the Geography Department have established the Jack Estes Memorial Fund for Graduate Students at UCSB.