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Remembering Dr. Bridenbaugh and Tom Ford

Last week’s Herald carried the obituary of Dr. Robert P. Bridenbaugh. The Jan. 4 edition of the Herald provided a look at the 31-year career of Penn State horticulture educator Tom Ford.

The news of those deaths is the kind of news that when I hear it, makes me stop what I’m doing, close my eyes and lower my head for a minute.

I would very much liked to have had a word with those two men before they passed. But I did not take the initiative to do so and now the opportunity is lost forever. This makes me feel a deep sadness.

Dr. Bridenbaugh was my doctor for many years, back when my f...

 

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