Anna Merz, a most remarkable person who lived a most adventurous life, died in a Pretoria hospital on April 4 after a brief illness. She was 81. Anna had lived in the Waterberg since 1996 and was an Honorary Member of the Waterberg Nature Conservancy. She is rightly celebrated as the leader of the successful effort to save the black rhino in Kenya.
We share the sad news that Charles Baber passed away at 82 years of age, peacefully in his sleep on the night of 1 May 2012. Charles leaves Nina, his loving and devoted wife of more than 50 years; their children Juliet, Anthony, and Rupert; and their families.