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Recent Retirees


Four long-time staff members transition into retirement



Brad CastaliaBradford Castalia, a Principal Applications Systems Analyst/Developer with PIRL/HiRISE retired from LPL at the end of September 2012. Brad started at LPL in 1984.


















Linda Hickcox Linda Hickcox, Senior Business Manager for HiRISE, retired on September 28, and promptly returned to a part-time version of her position on October 1. Linda began her career at LPL in 1987 as a Secretary II for PIRL.









Marianne HamiltonMarianne Hamilton, who had been with LPL since 1980, returned to work part-time after her formal retirement in 2010. This past May, Marianne moved into a new position as an administrative assistant with the UA Tree Ring Laboratory.











Donita Vanture



Donita Vanture started at LPL in 1997 and supported staff for the Lunine and Jokipii groups, as well as supporting the Theoretical Astrophysics Colloquium. Donita retired from the UA in July 2012.








We would like to take the opportunity to thank Brad, Linda, Marianne, and Donita for their contributions and to with them each the best as they pursue new opportunities and interests.

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