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Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

John Aaron III, geologist

John Aaron III, 81, who retired from the U.S. Geological Survey as director of the office of scientific publications in 1995, died Nov. 20 at his home in Reston, Va. The cause was complications following abdominal surgery, said a daughter, Anne Aaron.

Mr. Aaron, a Boston native, joined the USGS in 1960 and was a member of field parties that surveyed the Thiel Mountain range in A...