Rowan Webb

Vale Rowan Webb
Mawson 69

Frank ‘Narra’ Johnson wrote:
‘…I’ve just received notification from a friend at University of New England, Armidale NSW advising of the death of Rowan WEBB, Mawson 1969 Physicist…’
No further details are known.

The UNE website notes that Rowan had ‘researched plant ecology in the Antarctic, been the Director of Steiglitz School Camp and taught at Lynall Hall Community School; both places pioneered changes in education. He has been a volunteer involved with emergency services for many years, starting with Search and Rescue in Victoria and later as an instructor/assessor in the NSW Rural Fire Service. A folklorist for much of his life he also has sung in the Opera House, played concertina and melodeon, and called bush dances around Australia and overseas’.

This was posted on 27 August 2010.