In Memoriam

In memory of members of the WAZA community who have passed.

  • Amy Camacho, Director and co-owner of Africam Safari Puebla
  • Antoni Gucwinski, Director Emeritus, ZOO Wroclaw Sp. z o.o., Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Antonio J. de Freitas, Director Emeritus, SAAMBR (South African Association for Marine Biological Research), Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Arne Schiøtz, Former Director of Danmarks Akvarium, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Bernhard Blaszkiewitz, Former Director, Tierpark Berlin, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Bohumil Král, Director Emeritus, Zoo Brno, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr David E. Wildt, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Species Survival
  • Dr Dieter Poley, Director Emeritus, Zoo Heidelberg, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Edward J. Maruska, Director Emeritus, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Prof Dr Ernst M. Lang, Former Director, Zoologischer Garten Basel AG, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Françoise Delord, Director Emeritus, Zooparc de Beauval, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Geoffrey R. Greed, Director Emeritus, Bristol Zoo Gardens, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr George Rabb, Director Emeritus, Brookfield Zoo, Recipient of 1996 WAZA Heini Hediger Award
  • Hans-Ove Larsson, Former Zoologist, Skansen Foundation, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Prof Drh. c. mult. Heinz-Georg Klös, Director Emeritus, Zoo Berlin, WAZA President 1981-1983, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Prof Dr Henning Julins, Director Emeritus, Aalborg Zoo, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Ilkka Koivisto, Director Emeritus, Helsinki Zoo, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Jennifer Mickelberg, Vice President of Collections and Conservation at Zoo Atlanta
  • Dr Jeremy Mallinson OBE, Director Emeritus of the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, Former WAZA Life Member, Recipient of 1998 WAZA Heini Hediger Award
  • Dr John Knowles, Founder Marwell Wildlife, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Józef Skotnicki, Director Zoo Kraków
  • Kathryn Roberts, Former Executive Director, Minnesota Zoological Garden, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Lars Lunding Andersen, Former Director, Copenhagen Zoo, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Lester E. Fisher, Director Emeritus, Lincoln Park Zoo, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Lothar Dittrich, Former Director, Zoo Hannover, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Manfred Kraus, Director Emeritus, Tiergarten der Stadt Nürnberg, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Molly Badham, Co-founder of Twycross Zoo, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Murray A. Newman, Director Emeritus, Vancouver Aquarium, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Dr Pedro Trebbau, Former Director, Zoo Caracas, Venezuela, Former WAZA Honorary Member
  • Petr Čolas, Director of Ostrava Zoo
  • Sally Raulston Walker, Founder Zoo Outreach Organization (ZOO), Recipient of 2004 WAZA Heini Hediger Award
  • Steve Wylie, former Director of Oklahoma City Zoo, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Suriya Saengpong, Zoological Organization Thailand
  • Dr Terry Maple,  President and CEO and Director Emeritus of Zoo Atlanta, WAZA Honorary Member
  • Dr Theodore Reed, Director Emeritus, Smithsonian’s Conservation Biology Institute’s Center for Species Survival, Former WAZA Life Member
  • Vladimir Spitsin, President of Moscow Zoo and the Eurasian Regional Association of Zoos and Aquariums (EARAZA)
  • Prof Dr Wilbert Neugebauer, Director Emeritus, Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, Former WAZA Life Member
  • William G. Conway, Former Director, Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Recipient of 1999 WAZA Heini Hediger Award
  • Andrew Eriksen, Managing Director, Cango Wildlife Ranch

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