Paul Arnold Vollom, 71, dies in California

Paul Arnold Vollom, 71, explorer-adventurer, free forward thinker, gemologist-earth agent, inventor-designer, storyteller-screen writer, father passed away unexpectedly September 22, 2015 at his home in Campo, California. His family and friends think of Paul with fondness and memories of adventures. He is missed.
Paul was born in Jamestown, ND September 7, 1944, grew up in Ely, MN and graduated from Ely Memorial High School in 1962. He completed a BS in Physics at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis in 1966 and an MA in Philosophy at the University of Oregon in 1972. In 1978 Paul passed his Gemmology Diploma and was a member of The Gemmological Association of Great Britain for 30 years.
Paul was a man of infinitely varied interests and talents. Some of his work life includes research chemist for Borden Chemical, Springfield OR where he invented Pebble Panel, exhibit design with WISTEC (now the Science Factory) Eugene OR, and exhibit design with Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, San Diego, CA.
He is survived by sister Dorothy and brother Doug, sons Jabel Jerimiah and Jordi Lee Vollom, their mother, Sharon, and six grandchildren.