Council for the Advancement of Science Writing
by Charlie Petit |
David Perlman, a newspaper reporter since before World War II, a science writer since 1957, and a vital factor in CASW’s growth as an organization, died at his San Francisco home June 19 at 101.
Although a blood cancer, myelodysplastic syndrome, had recently forced him into a wheelchair, Perlman—a living legend in his trade who’d taken an “early retirement” from reporting at 98—remained cheerful, lucid and alert until the end. He welcomed streams... more