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Dr. John Mack is dead

  1. Sep 28, 2004 #1


    This is preliminary information; a statement from the family is forthcoming.

    At this time we must with great sorrow confirm that Dr John Mack has passed away in London, England.

    Dr Mack was one of several speakers discussing British officer T.E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") at the T. E. Lawrence Society Symposium, Oxford. Dr Mack's 1977 biography of T.E. Lawrence, A Prince of Our Disorder, received the Pulitzer Prize in biography (see complete bio below). Dr Mack's presentation at an afternoon panel was so warmly received that he was asked to stay and present an additional evening talk, which again met with positive response. Afterward, he went to dinner with friends.

    On his return to the home at which he was staying while in London, traveling on foot on Totteridge Road, he was struck by a vehicle being driven by an intoxicated driver. Dr Mack was in a crosswalk. Dr Mack was pronounced dead on the scene by London police and is believed to have died on impact.

    This information will be revised as needed and will be replaced by a statement from Dr Mack's family when available. Information will be posted to the John E Mack Institute website, www.johnemackinstitute.org
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  3. Sep 28, 2004 #2

    Ivan Seeking

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    For those interested

  4. Sep 29, 2004 #3
    That's terrible.

    Drunk drivers should be exterminated.
  5. Sep 30, 2004 #4
    yeah they need to stop that
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