News | July 12, 2017 Founding Editor Eric Barnes Passes Away

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Imaging Technology News extends its condolences to the team on the loss of International Editor Eric Barnes, who died on July 5 after a brief illness. According to its site, Barnes was one of's founding editors. He joined the company in October 1999, just a few months before it launched at RSNA 1999. A Michigan native, he came to as part of a career in health journalism, and quickly made his mark on the industry.

"Eric had a larger-than-life personality and believed in living every moment to its fullest, every day," said Editor-in-Chief Brian Casey. "He will be missed terribly, both at and by the radiology community around the world."

Donations can be made in Barnes’ name to the Sierra Club or the Metropolitan Community Church.