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Perry A. Fischer, 64, a former editor of World Oil (2002-2009), passed away as the result of an automobile accident in Manvel, Texas, on May 24, 2016, which also claimed the life of his wife, Janeeta K. Fischer, 65. Fischer was born in Moline, Ill., on March 13, 1952, and earned a BS degree in physics, with a minor in geology, from the University of Florida at Gainesville. His industry experience included four years as a wireline field engineer with Schlumberger Offshore Services in Lafayette, La., and three years in offshore production with Production Management Corp., also in Lafayette. He subsequently joined World Oil in May 1998 as engineering editor, and became editor in June 2002. In recent years, and prior to becoming semi-retired, Fischer had worked on several industry assignments and tended to some private investments. Fischer and his wife had a love for travel, and in the last year had begun touring the continental U.S.

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