Craig Denton asked me to distribute this to the VisComm list…

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Bob Tiemens on March 29 in Colorado Springs from the coronavirus. Bob was one of the co-founders of the Visual Communication Conference with Herb Zettl. A pioneer in the area of visual communication, Bob’s quick mind, dry wit and easy smile will be sorely missed. Should you wish to toast Bob’s memory, remember that a Manhattan was his cocktail of choice.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam,

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  1. I cried.

  2. This is the worst news… T. was my rock, for so many years…”touching base” and “keeping at it”…the reason I pursued scholarship…
    Not only a great mentor but also a wonderful person. This is a tremendous loss for me personally and for all of us.

    Memories eternal,

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