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Photos: Hundreds pay tribute to Romer Derr

The people attending the memorial service yesterday afternoon for Juneau icon Romer Derr filled the Chapel by the Lake sanctuary. Derr died Thursday. He was remembered by many for, among other things, his work...
Romer Derr

Romer Derr died Jan. 26, 2012. He was 75.Derr graduated high school in Stockton, Calif. and moved to Fairbanks when he was 20...
Extending high-income tax cuts is the wrong answer for the recovery

...including a paper that I wrote with David Romer before coming to government and that was...The evidence from my work with David Romer implies that the Making Work Pay tax credit...little to aid our recovery. Christina Romer is the chair of the Council of Economic...
Bell-ringer remembered

...the Juneau community, died this week.Romer Derr, born in 1936, was 75 years old...Chamber is what it is because of the work Romer did. He selflessly gave of himself for...would go into any burning building with Romer as my leader."Derr later served on the...

Romer DerrRomer Derr died Jan. 26, 2012. He was 75.Derr graduated high school in Stockton, Calif. and moved to Fairbanks when...
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Photo: Freeing the whale

Kathy Ruddy, left, Romer Derr, center, and Guy Young look over the 8-foot tall bronze humpback whale sculpture named Spike after opening the shipping...
Governor names appointees to Historical Commission

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed Dee Longenbaugh and reappointed Romer Derr and David Moore to the Alaska Historical Commission. The commission advises the governor and Legislature on matters related...
Original bell ringer this year's Juneau Grand Marshall

The Grand Marshall of the Juneau 4th of July Parade will be Romer Derr, an active community member, business owner and ringer of the original bell at the July 4, 1959, statehood celebration...
Longenbaugh gets Historical Commission appointment

...appointed Juneau's Dee Longenbaugh to a seat on the Alaska Historical Commission Wednesday.He also reappointed Juneau resident Romer Derr to the commission.The commission advises the governor and Legislature on matters related to Alaska's history and prehistory...
A professor, wearer of fancy hats, food bank creator and advocate honored

...introduce her at Saturday's event.Derr divorced and spent some time as a single mother. She fell in love again and married Romer Derr, who recently passed away.She had a diverse career, one that included running laboratories and civil service. She...


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