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Walt must have made many friends. I consider our work together as a highlight of my career, and it was brief. We took an exam pre-testing the early discipline specific engineering fundamentals exams at NCEES in summer 1996. Walt and I got the same score (a very high score), and it far surpassed any of the 800 students who later took that same exam.

Walt was fun to work with, and I miss him too. I hadn't realized that we shared our United Methodism as well as our engineering interests.

Jon M. Rueck, P.E., BCEE
Silver Lake, KS 66539


Posted by: Jon Rueck    Jul 21, 2010

My mom and I send our deepest sympathy to Walt's family. We remember him fondly and will truly miss him at future ASCE events. He was a delight to be around. May God bless and strengthen you during this sad time.


Posted by: Anni Autio, PE, BCEE    Dec 10, 2009

Joyce,
Walt's death is a major loss to me. We were friends and we worked together on many professional projects. For two years you and Walt and Jan and I traveled and worked together as President Elect and President of NSPE. Walts ethical approach to every aspect of our projects and personal work together was the epitomy of what I hope I can emulate. I thank him for his guidance and mentoring during this time.

You and Walt will always remain in

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Posted by: Neil A. Norman, PE    Dec 07, 2009

My deepest sympathy to your family. Dr. LeFevre was one of the great professors at the U of A. He was an inspiration during my years in engineering school.


Posted by: George Bollier    Dec 05, 2009

I was very sad to hear of Walt's passing. He will be missed!


Posted by: Patty Kennedy, P.E.    Dec 03, 2009

I work with George at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital and it was a joy for me as he spoke so lovingly of his family. Im sorry to hear of your loss and want you to know that you continue to be in my thoughts and prayers.


Posted by: Ginny Newman    Dec 02, 2009

As a very young, inexperienced executive director of the Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers & Surveyors, I admit to being quite intimidated by Dr. LeFevre at my first few NCEES meetings. Yet he was so friendly and patient with me. His sense of humor was especially appreciated during NCEES meetings. Please accept my condolences.


Posted by: Rosemary Brister    Nov 30, 2009

I extend sincere thoughts and prayers to your family. I knew Walt for more than 35 years. He was Dean when I recruited engineering graduates for Black & Veatch. We also worked together in ASEE & NSPE and shared stories about Scouting. In all ways, Walt was a dedicated professional. He was always helpful and worked hard to improve the lives of others. The world is a better place because of Walt's life!


Posted by: Tom Roberts, P.E.    Nov 29, 2009

Joyce, Terry, Charmaine, George, & John - it has been a long time since Ross Street & Elmdale Elem School. I was very sorry to read about Walt's death.
We have been down your path... and I am passing on my condolences and those of the kids, Shawn, Craig, Robin & Kelly. May God continue His guiding hand upon you all in all your endeavors - remembering His Word - "In everything give thanks..."


Posted by: Pat Owens    Nov 28, 2009

Walt was my classmate at TAMU. Over the past 55 years, I saw Walt only every 5 or 6 years. I have kept up with his professional life and accomplishments. I last saw Walt about 3 or 4 years agon when he was named a distingushed graduate of the Cilvil Engineering Department at A&M. He was a great member of the Class of 53 and we are saddeded to learn of his death. My reguards to his family. Dick Birdwell, College Station, Texas.


Posted by: Dick Birdwell    Nov 27, 2009