John Miller passed away of natural causes on November 6 at his home in Fairbanks.
John worked at the GI from 1971 – 1993. During his employment at the GI, he researched aerospace applications of remote-sensing technology and how to assess geophysical hazards in the Arctic and Subarctic. John operated the first NASA satellite tracking station in Fairbanks, called Minitrack, at Ballaine Lake. He also served as head of technical services at the GI.
An obituary for John has been published in the Fairbanks Daily News Miner: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/newsminer/obituary.aspx?n=john-m-miller...
His memorial service will be held at Denali Bible Chapel, 1201 Lathrop St., Fairbanks, AK 99701 at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to Denali Bible Chapel.