Architect Rye Lemons
Age 43, died in Santa Fe on November 7, 2018, a man whose humanity, personal warmth and extraordinary gifts touched many. Although his days on earth were limited he was loved by virtually ! "sense of appropriateness was profound, whether it involved what he called “the squint test” in assessing an architectural structure or his direct interactions with other people.
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