After a lengthy battle with Alzheimers, TERRY LEE SMITH suddenly passed away from sepsis on December 15th, 2021, in Montgomery, WV. His family was at his side. He was 74 years old.
Terry was a longtime professor of Environmental and Soil Science at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. While at Cal Poly, he also served as a department head, briefly as an Interim Assistant Dean for the School of Agriculture, and as a professor emeritus. Teaching was undoubtedly his greatest passion.