In Memoriam: Prof. Wallace van Zyl

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Prof. Wallace van Zyl was responsible for initating the Masters Degree in Urban and Regional Planning at the University of the Free State in 1975 and was later appointed as the first Chairman of the Urban and Regional Planning Department. During his long career he worked in many countries such as Europe, Australia, U.S.A and Canada and carried this experi-ence into the UFS and the Bloemfontein Community whose interests he took to heart. He died on 3rd September 2009 in Fishhoek at the age of 79. His students and colleagues will remember him for his enthusiasm. Our sincere condolence to his wife and family.


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