Donald F. Averill - Author
Donald F. Averill, Ph.D. grew up in the small farming town, Ritzville, Washington, and dreamed of becoming an astronomer. After receiving degrees in mathematics and chemistry from Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, he attended the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, obtaining a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry.
After teaching chemistry at Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, New Mexico, for 24 years, Dr. Averill retired to Troutdale, Oregon. He is the author of Glacier Fires and Ornaments of Value, Missing Notes, Hidden Talents and Other Stories, and Wolves' Hollow Murders.