Idaho biology professor dies of cardiac arrest at Yellowstone


Dr. Timothy Magnuson

Dr. Timothy Magnuson

Idaho State University

An Idaho State University biology professor died though backpacking in Yellowstone National Park this weekend, reported.

Park spokeswoman Linda Veress mentioned Dr. Timothy Magnuson, 57, of Pocatello, was located deceased in the backcountry of Bechler Meadows in the southwest corner of the park on Saturday, Oct. five. His physique was recovered by park rangers, and a coroner’s report located he died of a cardiac arrest.

Magnuson had been a professor in the biological sciences division at ISU given that 2001. Because that time he has created a suite of collaborative projects with scientists at ISU, Montana State University, Idaho National Laboratory, Utah State University, and NASA Ames Study Center, according to his university biography. Study extra about Magnuson at

Magnuson is survived by his wife, Dr. Rhesa Ledbetter, ISU biological sciences going to assistant professor, and extended loved ones in his household state of Minnesota.

A complete obituary and extra info on memorial solutions with be out there later this week.


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