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Lukermann, Barbara L. Age 79, of Falcon Heights Passed away Monday March 23 at home. Barbara fought a hard battle against cancer for the last 6 months. She is survived by her husband Fred Lukermann, professor emeritus of Geography at the U of M; daughters Carla Lukermann (Rexford, New York) and Kate Plaisance (Falcon Heights, MN); grandsons William and Eric Plaisance and her sister Margaret Hurst (Bramhall, England). Barbara was much loved for her devotion to her community and to her students. From 1982 to 2008, she was a senior fellow and faculty member in the Humphrey Institute's Planning Program. She was also a Senior Research Associate with the University's Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). She chaired the Metropolitan Waste Control Commission, has been a board member of the St. Paul District Energy utility, and was president of the Citizens League. A memorial event is being planned for a later date. At the family's request, memorial gifts, in lieu of flowers, should go to the U of M Foundation, Barbara L. Lukermann Service Award, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, U of M, Attn: Development Office, Suite 300, 301 19th Ave S, Mpls, MN 55455.

Published in Pioneer Press on Mar. 28, 2009
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