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Memorial Celebration: Dr. Robert F. Betz

Bob Betz
Dr. Robert F. Betz at Fermilab Prairie.

The honor of your presence is requested at a memorial celebration of the life of Dr. Robert F. Betz and his lasting influence on Fermilab and the region on Saturday, the seventh of July, at two o'clock in the afternoon in Ramsey Auditorium at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois.

The event will highlight the great contributions that Bob made to prairie conservation and restoration in Illinois, in particular his work at Fermilab and its National Environmental Research Park. The program will feature brief speeches on many aspects of Bob's life and work, followed by a reception on the fifteenth floor of Wilson Hall at Fermilab. Attire is casual. Attendees are invited to join family and friends for a walk in the Robert F. Betz Prairie at Fermilab at half past four o'clock.

To help us organize the event, please RSVP as soon as possible to 630-840-5422. Directions to Fermilab are posted at

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