John Dobson passed away 2014 January 15.
- John Dobson, an Inventive Itinerant Guide to Stargazing, Dies at 98 - The New York Times
- John Dobson dies at 98; former monk developed easy-to-make telescope - Los Angeles Times
- Astronomy Magazine - http://www.astronomy.com/news/2014/01/astronomy-popularizer-john-dobson-dies
- Sky and Telescope - http://www.skyandtelescope.com/news/John-Dobson-1915ndash2014-240456881.html
- Huffington Post - John Dobson, the Astronomer Who Showed Us What's 'Way the Hell Out There'
Toney Burkhart started up a John Dobson Project facebook page with a tribute from Barry Peckham
Memorial: A Celebration of John Dobson Saturday, March 8th, noon,
@ San Francisco Lands End Parking Lot,
2575 El Camino del Mar
This event coincides with International Sidewalk Astronomy Night (ISAN 7) in memory of John
Southern California: memorial for John at the Vedanta Society in Hollywood, February 23rd at 3:30 PM: http://www.sidewalkastronomers.us