Sandford Babson is listed with address in the 1989
*Check List,* which indicates, I believe, he was still
There is no listing of his name in the 1999
edition. This list does not say he is deceased. The omission of his
name merely indicates he neither registered nor introduced any irises during
1990 to 1999.
Keith Keppel could undoubtedly answer the question
with details, but from the above observed information, I might suggest his
obituary would appear early in the 1990's.
His contributions to garden irises were such that I
would expect a fairly substantial review of his life would have appeared in the
AIS *Bulletin* sometime during this past decade.
Anner Whitehead may also be one who would know, and
perhaps many others.
Neil Mogensen z 7 western NC
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