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Memorial service set for Prof. John E. Nixon

STANFORD -- A memorial service for John E. Nixon, professor emeritus of education, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 31, at the Sunken Diamond Clubhouse, near Stanford Stadium.

Nixon, who was an expert on the teaching of physical education and training, died April 7 after a series of illnesses culminating with pneumonia. He was 73.

In lieu of flowers, the family prefers contributions to the School of Education fellowships fund or to a charity of the donor's choice. -kb-


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