Celebrating Patrick Curran
by SDD PPN

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our fellow officers. Patrick Curran, ASLA, died peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones on June 2nd after struggling with cancer. Patrick was one of the founding officers of the ASLA SDD PPN, and a key advocate and volunteer in its efforts to create and promote the Sustainable Sites Initiative. His energy and devotion in discussing the possibilities and providing two of the sections of the SITESS Draft back in 2005, not to mention his lively discussions and outreach influenced a great many individuals. His contribution to our effort has been invaluable, and many of us also had the blessing of being his friend and colleague as well.  While we mourn the loss of his company, we also recognize that his contribution to our work is immeasurable, and will live on as the Sustainable Sites Initiative continues in its development and influence in making the world a better place. If you knew Patrick and wish to commemorate his life, his family suggests planting a tree in his honor, as a forest across the country in his name would certainly be a tribute.

Patrick Curran

 
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Letter from the Co-chairs
Celebrating Patrick Curran
Sustainable Design and Development Professional Practice Network Updates
National Conference Update
Get Involved!
Visions of Smart Growth and Sustainability
Greening Your Office
Review of the film FLOW
Keeping up with the Sustainable Sites Initiative
 

 

Lisa Cowan, ASLA, Co-Chair
(207) 829-3600
lcowan@studioverdelandscape.com

 Constance (CeCe) Haydock, ASLA, Co-Chair
(516) 759-7039
cecehaydock@gmail.com

Keven Graham, ASLA, Officer
(630) 668-3788
kgraham@planres.com
 

April Philips, ASLA, Officer
(415) 331-2784
aphilips@apdw.com


Hunter Beckham, ASLA, Officer
(314) 644-5700
hunterb@swtdesign.com  

Nette Compton, ASLA, Officer
(212) 574-6850
jeannette.compton@gmail.com

Lisa Kunst Vavro, ASLA, Officer
(412) 263-1753
lvavro@psu.edu