Amherst notes the passing of Gerald M. Mager, the former college registrar,  on Jan. 16, 2010, at the age of 66. Mager worked at Amherst for more than 35 years until his retirement in 2008. A full obituary from the Daily Hampshire Gazette is available here.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Contributions may be made to the Dakin Pioneer Valley Humane Society (P.O. Box 6307, Springfield, MA 01101) or to Heifer International (1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202). Mager's obituary and register can be seen at

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