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Steve Sawyer, 1956-2019

A place to share memories of an unforgettable colleague and friend

“A man is not dead while his name is still spoken”

— Terry Pratchett

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Steve passed away July 31st, 2019, of a sudden and aggressive lung cancer.

We are gathering stories to celebrate his extraordinary life – simply leave a comment below, and do remember to either log in or sign your comment with your name.

Update March 2020: Thank you to everyone who donated funds in Steve’s memory, to be applied in support of young activists working for a safe climate and clean energy future. An announcement regarding this programme will be made soon.

Obituaries in the press:

The New York Times
The Times (London)
The Economist
The Washington Post
The Monadnock Ledger
Renato Redentor Constantino
Greenpeace International

From the Antrim, New Hampshire memorial:

Songs Steve Sawyer loved – a playlist
Winslow (Tom) Sawyer speaks about growing up with Steve
John Cascino reads a remembrance from Peter Lamb

From the Amsterdam memorial:

Recording of the Livestream (Adobe Flash required)
Andy Stirling Tribute
eter Bahouth Tribute
Tribute Video

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