vale John Disney

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Subject: vale John Disney
From: Helen Larson <>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 16:55:11 +1000
John Disney was the bird curator when I first started work at the Museum (as 
fish tech); he was a real character. One of the walls near the collection had a 
crack in it which he made while demonstrating a martial art in the corridor. He 
was never too busy to answer a question from me.

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> On 7 Apr 2014, at 10:46 pm, Andrew Taylor <> wrote:
> John Disney  curator of Ornithology at the Australian Museum from 1962
> died recently aged 94. No doubt many list member knew him.
> The funeral is Wednesday:
> We owe John Disney a debt for his part in saving the Woodhen.
> Andrew Taylor
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