Diane Laurin, group publisher for Laurin Publishing's photonics magazines, died unexpectedly in Massachuetts. She was 57.
SPIE CEO Eugene Arthurs sent sympathies to her family, friends, and coworkers. "We are deeply saddened by the loss of our close and respected colleague," Arthurs said. "Diane brought inspiration and energy to the photonics publishing world."
A memorial will be held at 10 am Friday, 7 August, at The Lenox Club, 111 Yokun Ave. in Lenox, MA.
Donations in her memory may be made to Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 West Mountain Road, Lenox, MA, USA 01240.