Utah State University has announced that former professor of civil engineering, L. Douglas James has died from complications from COVID-19.
In a news release, USU announced that the former director of the Utah Water Research Laboratory passed away Friday, April 3, at the age of 83.
According to James’ wife Zhida Song-James, she and her husband both contracted the virus while on a Nile River cruise. The couple was living in the Washington D.C area.
To read more about L. Douglas James a memorial page has been set up here.