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Glenn P. Davis ’78

Glenn Davis ’78, May 3, 1999, when his private plane crashed during a thunderstorm near Cedar City, Utah. He was a resident of Boulder, Colorado. After attending Reed, he studied at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he earned a BA in mathematics in 1986. He had a varied career in a number of different arenas until 1987, when he joined the Unidata Program in 1987 as a software engineer. He was instrumental in creating Unidata’s flagship software products: the netCDF and LDM packages. His personal interests were many, and included trapeze artistry, dance, and piloting.

Appeared in Reed magazine: August 1999

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