Until his death in February 1997, Dr. William R. Maples was distinguished service professor and curator-in-charge of the C. A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory at the Florida Museum of Natural History in Gainesville, Florida. He was president of the American Board of Forensic Anthropology and a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. A scholarship fund has been established in his honor. After his death, his students painted a large tribute on a memorial wall at the University of Florida, saying simply: "We have stood on the shoulders of a giant." Michael Browning was East Asia correspondent for Knight-Ridder Newspapers from 19831992. He now works for thePalm Beach Postand lives in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.Maples, William R. is the author of 'Dead Men Do Tell Tales The Strange and Fascinating Cases of a Forensic Anthropologist', published 1995 under ISBN 9780385479684 and ISBN 0385479689.