Historian Doyce B. Nunis has died. The Historical Society of Southern California released this statement regarding Prof. Nunis and funeral services:
Historian Doyce Blackman Nunis, Jr., distinguished teacher, author, editor and beloved dean of the southern California community of scholars has died. He was 86 years of age. He had been in failing health for the past year and died January 22 of complications following abdominal surgery.
In a recent interview Professor Nunis said, “I have found historical research to be an unending chain of questions with one link drawing you on to the next. It is a grand pursuit.”
A memorial service will be held at the Chapel of Saint Vibiana in the Cathedral of Our Lady Of Los Angeles on Friday, February 18, 2011. Rosary at 1:00. The mass will begin at 1:30. All are welcome.
For more information about Prof. Nunis, the society has set up a webpage “in memoriam.”