Rossman F. Giese Jr.Death: 2020
Rossman F. Giese, Jr. joined the faculty of the University at Buffalo's Department of Geological Sciences in 1966. Over his 50-year teaching career at UB, his most popular course was about the solar system, a course which at its height would see nearly 400 students enrolled in one semester. In March 2000, Giese and his wife Dr. Patricia Costanzo published a geological report that helped save the historic Commercial Slip on the Buffalo waterfront.
Source: Neville, Anne. "Rossman F. Giese Jr., expertise helped save Commercial Slip." Buffalo News, August 17, 2020, p.B4.
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