Luke Spangenburg Memorial: 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 8
Please Join a Celebration of the Life and Legacy of Luke Spangenburg — 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Oct. 8, 2020.
See the invitation from the college and Santa Fe Community College Foundation: memorial_spangenburg
At 11 a.m. Oct. 8 tune in here: www.youtube.com/sfccnm_memorial
Tributes continue to come in for Luke Spangenburg, who died on Labor Day weekend. The college and the world have lost one of the great champions for sustainability.
Luke Spangenburg was SFCC’s Innovation Center director and director of Biofuels, Center of Excellence and a national leader in algae research. Read his bio.
Ondine Frauenglass, TATC Lab Technician, shared this message: Luke’s wife Sarah has expressed that, in lieu of electronic communications, traditional cards sent to the family home would be deeply appreciated.
Sarah Ghiorse, Nico and Sadie
9 La Barbaria Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Luke is also survived by his mother Judy Brookman, three sisters Patricia Boyle, Nikki Spangenburg, Kelly Sgrillo and their families.
Read from the Santa Fe New Mexican about Luke Spangenburg. And this tribute from EPSCOR newsletter.
Julia Goldberg of the Santa Fe Reporter shared a personal reflection as well as comments from many in SFCC’s sustainability programs. Read her story, “A Lasting Vision: Sustainability expert Luke Spangenburg leaves behind a legacy of working to make the world a better place.”
See his obituary.
Above photos: Luke Spangenburg at the tour of SFCC’s biolab with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Luke in the lab, Luke giving a tour for Oren Lyons, Indigenous and Environmental Activist.