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Gary Loren McCallister

Gary Loren McCallister, American biology educator. Recipient Boetcher fellowship Boetcher Foundation, University Northern Colorado, 1977-1978, Distinguished Faculty Mesa States College; 1988, Dixson scholar, 1996-1998. Member American Mosquito Control, American Society Parasitology, Rocky Mountain Conference Parasitology (president 1982, 95), Sigma Xi.

Background

  • McCallister, Gary Loren was born on February 26, 1945 in Grand Junction, Colorado, United States. Son of Milfred Edward and Olive (Hammar) McCallister.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Zoology, Brigham Young University, 1970. Master of Science in Zoology, Brigham Young University, 1972. Doctor of Arts, U Northern Colorado, 1982.

    Career

    • Chair biology department Mesa State College, Grand Junction, Colorado, 1991-1998. Director Redlands Mosquito Control, Grand Junction, 1982-1996. Founder Robotics in Science Education, 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: guitar, private music studio.

    Works

    • Inventor Turbatrix T Test, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Views

    The hope of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the purpose of life on this earth is to teach people and prepare them that everybody, along with their families, might live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ eternally.

    Membership

    Member American Mosquito Control, American Society Parasitology, Rocky Mountain Conference Parasitology (president 1982, 95), Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: guitar, private music studio.

    Connections

    • Married Gaydra Lea, October 14, 1966. Children: Sundy, Gaydra, Zane, Banjamin.
    • father: Milfred Edward McCallister
    • mother: Olive (Hammar) McCallister
    • spouse: Gaydra Lea
    • children: Sundy McCallister
    • Gaydra McCallister
    • Zane McCallister
    • Banjamin McCallister
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    Born February 26, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      Brigham Young University
    • 1972
      Brigham Young University
    • 1982
      U Northern Colorado
    • 1991 - 1998
      Chair biology department Mesa State College
      Grand Junction, Colorado, United States