Obituaries (June 2011)
From ANIMAL PEOPLE, June 2011:
“I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The
evil that men do lives after them. The good is
oft interred with their bones.” –William
Nina Leopold Bradley, 93, died on May
25, 2011 at her home in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
The third of five children born to Sand County
Almanac author Aldo Leopold and his wife Estella,
Nina Leopold in 1941 married zoologist William
Elder (1913-2006), who was among her father’s
students. She raised two daughters while
accompanying Elder on field expeditions, and
assisted him in projects including developing an
oral contraceptive for birds. Divorcing Elder,
Nina Leopold married Charles Bradley in 1973.