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Rodney Bertramson, 91, dies following fall
March 24, 2005

B. Rodney Bertramson, 91, long-time chairman of the agronomy department at Washington State University and director of resident instruction of the College of Agriculture, died Wednesday, March 23, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane following a fall in Pullman the previous afternoon.”He was an icon in the community and at the university,” said R. James Cook, interim dean of the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences, on Wednesday afternoon.”Last night, I had a copy of a letter from Rod that he had written to Alan Busacca, (professor of crop and soil sciences) who had done this great talk for the Kiwanis. Rod wrote this … » More …