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In memoriam: Francis T. Laurin

22 April 2009

Francis T. Laurin, president of Laurin Publishing Co. Inc., has died, the company announced Tuesday. He was 92 years old.

SPIE and Lauren Publishing have a long history and shared mission of promoting optics and photonics worldwide. Laurin publishes many directories and magazines, including Photonics Spectra, Biophotonics International, EuroPhotonics, The Photonics Directory, and photonics.com.

Laurin leaves his wife of 58 years, Teddi, four children and eight grandchildren.

Read Laurin Publishing's announcement at photonics.com.