In Memoriam: Jasper Avery

Monday, December 9 2013


Professor Emeritus Jasper Avery of mechanical engineering passed away Nov. 27, 2013. He taught at UI for 40 years from 1959 to 1999 on a variety subjects in the areas of design and mechanics. Avery was a cheerful professor with a great student following. Dean Larry Stauffer fondly remembers Avery always being helpful and supportive of junior faculty.

A link to professor Avery’s obituary: http://dnews.com/obituaries/article_2130b880-0347-55fa-b20a-851109880386.html

The family suggests memorials be made to the Jasper R. Avery Mechanical Engineering Scholarship Fund, 875 Perimeter Drive, MS 3147, Moscow, ID 83843, or to the Moscow Food Bank, P.O. Box 9106, Moscow, ID 83843.