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In Memoriam

Dr. William "Bill" Lapenta

September 21, 1961 - September 30, 2019

NOAA Research "OAR" Weather Program Office celebrated the life of Dr. William (Bill) Lapenta during the weekend of October 4, 2019 with a Memorial Service in Virginia held by Dr. Lapenta's family. 

In memory of Bill’s outstanding contributions to the atmospheric sciences and his passion for supporting the next generation of leaders in the field, the American Meteorological Society (AMS) has established a fund in his name.

Donations to the fund may be made by clicking the link or visiting the American Meteorological Society website and click Donate.

Those who wish to send a donation by mail may send to the following address:

AMS, attn: Lapenta Fund, 45 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02108





William "Bill" Lapenta Tribute Video

Courtesty of the Lapenta Family