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Martin John "Jack" Fouquette Jr
(June 14, 1930 - August 28, 2014)

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Martin John "Jack" Fouquette Jr, passed away on August 28, 2014 in Chandler, AZ. He was born on June 14, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his BA and MA at the University of Texas, then entered the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He served as a navigator in the Air Rescue Service in Panama. On days off, he collected and tape-recorded treefrog calls. He returned to the University of Texas for a PhD, using Panama data collection for dissertation research and earned the degree in 1958. He was a faculty member at the University of Florida from 1958-60, the University of Southwestern Louisiana 1960-65, and finally Arizona State University until his retirement in 2005. He was a Professor Emeritus at ASU at the time of his death. During his time at ASU,, he had a treefrog named the Canjun Chorus Frog in his honor. Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Elena, three children, David Fouguette, Hyla Mendez, and Mari Firago, and two grandchildren. A Celebration of "Jack's" life will be held on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 10:30 AM at Tempe Mortuary, 405 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ. Arrangments entrusted to Tempe Mortuary, Tempe, AZ.


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