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Dr. Ross M. Lence Obituary
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November 18, 2017

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September 14, 2017
Out of the blue, I found myself explaining the genius of Hobbes' translation of Thucydides' opening lines today, which of course made me think of Ross.

What an incredible teacher and friend. Jason and I spoke of you to our daughter recently, but realize that we may have to revisit some of it later.

I wonder, sometimes, what you'd make of the current state of our republic. And what you'd think of me and my translation to flaming liberalism and away from religious extremity. And somehow, though I know our beliefs would align less now than when I was your student, I think you'd be proud.

Bold in thoughts, moderate in actions, courageous in pursuit of the truth, wherever it is and however it can be known.
February 22, 2017
I was sharing a Good Doctor Lence story with colleagues the other day--the first day of the first class I ever had with him (one of a number of classes to come). I was irritated because this guy with the odd voice went on and on talking about Dr. Lence (The reasonable Dr. Lence expects this, etc.). I didn't realize until the second class that this guy who was telling us all about the mysterious Dr. Lence was in fact the (wonderfully) mysterious Lence...
February 21, 2017
Good morning Dr. Lence. Just thinking of you.
July 11, 2016
GOD less you, Brother Ross.

Dr. Ross M Lence

December 19, 1942-July 11, 2006

We will never forget you; We will always love you.

Love, Brother John
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