Louis A. Gwartney, 70, of Gettysburg, S.D., died on April 26, 2013, at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital.
There will not be a funeral service.
Lou was born July 23, 1942, to Ira and Inez (Schneider) Gwartney in Pueblo, Colo., where he grew up. He graduated from Colorado State with a Bachelor of Science in fisheries science. He also attended the University of Maine for a master’s.
Lou worked as a fisheries biologist for Colorado, North Carolina and Alaska. He retired from Alaska Fish and Game in 1986.
Lou is survived by two nieces, Theresa Tristano and Mary Teed; two nephews, Anthony Tristano and Byron Henry.