His son Toby Perkins tweeted on July 16:
Very sad. Visited my Dad last night, but unexpectedly he died whilst I was
there. I'm proud of him. A wonderful, kind & clever man. X
2016-07-18 4:15 GMT+03:00 Dana Polan <[log in to unmask]>:
> wikipedia lists the venerable VF Perkins as having passed away yesterday.
> Does anyone have more information?
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> University of Alabama: http://www.tcf.ua.edu
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