Shaojun Lu Service

Gretchen Whitney gwhitney at UTKUX.UTCC.UTK.EDU
Sun Mar 5 11:14:12 EST 2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Jian  Qin
To: Marcia J. Bates; hope at; JESSE at;
Sent: 3/2/00 8:52 PM
Subject: Re: ASIS-L: Shaojun Lu

The funeral service for Shaojun Lu is to be held on Saturday, March 4,
2:00 p.m. at Dowdel Funeral Home, 174 East Fourth Street, Oswego, NY. If
you wish to send flowers, please send them directly to the Funeral Home.
The phone number there is (315)343-9010 or (315)242-0887. For questions
please reply to <jqin at>.

Jian Qin
Syracuse University

On Thu, 2 Mar 2000, Marcia J. Bates wrote:

> Dear Jesse and ASIS colleagues,
>       I am sorry to have to tell you that Shaojun Lu died yesterday in
> his home in Oswego, New York.  Many of you knew him as a doctoral
> here at UCLA, then as a Visiting Professor at University of Iowa, and
> recently as an Assistant Professor at SUNY Oswego.   Shaojun's illness
> diagnosed only recently, and he declined quickly.  He was 37.
>       He had a distinguished and productive career in the School of
> Library and Information Science at Wuhan University in China, where he
> published over forty journal articles and two monographs.   He came to
> United States to work on a doctorate, which he earned recently from
>       Shaojun's fiancee, Zhaohui Yang, nursed him faithfully, and was
> with him when he died.  Shaojun was a kind and noble soul, and he died
> gently and bravely.   He was my doctoral advisee, and I will miss him.
>       He left behind his fiancee and family in China.  If you wish to
> send condolences, her email is zhaohui_yang at; regular mail
is Z.
> Yang, c/o S. Lu, 29 Birch Lane, #20C, Oswego, NY, 13126.  Other
> arrangements are still in the process of being made.
>       Shaojun was a photographer, and mounted many beautiful photos on
> his website.  See it at
>                               Sincerely, Marcia
> Marcia J. Bates
> Professor
> Dept. of Information Studies
> 230 GSE&IS Building
> Graduate School of Education and Information Studies
> University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
> Los Angeles, CA 90095-1520 USA
> Tel: 310-206-9353  Fax: 310-206-4460
> Email: mjbates at
> Web:

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