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Thursday, January 26,2012

New $2,500 sport-climbing grants for youth honor short, meaningful life of John Horn

At only 25,  the young engineer John Horn discovered an essential design flaw in construction of the famed Diablo Canyon Power Plant near Santa Barbara, California. In his next career, at LucasFilm, he worked on films such as Forrest Gump and Star Wars, and contributed to systems for two films that won Academy Awards for technical achievement. He was also a dedicated and joyous sport climber, whose death of a stroke last year at 55 was a complete surprise.

Now two annual $2,500 sport-climbing grants will honor him in perpetuity.

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