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September 27, 2016

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October 12, 2012
I never met Professor Fears in person but I feel I've lost an old friend after listening to and watching his lecture series with The Teaching Company. I loved those so much I introduced my two oldest sons to them and they too became avid Rufus fans. The oldest got his history degree at Northwestern and the younger is a Letters major at OU and got to take Rome, Greece and Great Books with Dr. Fears.

I am now introducing my youngest son, an 8th grader, to Rufus.

Well done Dr. Fears. Like your definition of great books, you wrote and spoke of noble themes, in noble language, and you will definitely speak to us across the ages, so long as we have your recorded lectures!

God bless you sir for sharing your love of antiquity and your gift of lecturing with me and my sons.
October 11, 2012
What a wonderful man! I truly enjoyed the time I spent in his class! I used to drag others to hear him lecture. I also recommended his classes to everyone I ever knew at OU. Besides being an incredible teacher, he was such a kind man. I couldn't believe that he invited us to his home for a Christmas party, and was so pleased when we came. I offer my true condolences to his family. Thank you for sharing him with us.
October 11, 2012
You will be truly missed! Thank you for being a wonderful Professor to us all, a loving husband to Charlene and great father to Betsy and Jesse. Jesse truly loved the long vacations and neverending support. You will always be his hero! Thank you for giving him and all of us wonderful memories !
October 11, 2012
I am deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Dr. Fears. Words cannot accurately expressed the amount of respect I hold for him to this day. I studied under him in 1997-1998, and these were the most memorable courses I have ever taken. He was a brilliant, captivating, kind, remarkable man. He will truly be missed. My deepest sympathies to his family. My hope is you will know the incredible impact he had on so many lives.
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