Douglas V. Steere
Douglas Steere died in his nineties at the end of a full life of teaching, writing and ministering in a variety of ways. Steere is recognized as an authority on the spiritual life, having written numerous books on the topic. He was an extensive traveler on behalf of the American Friends Service Committee and Friends World Committee. The breadth of his ecumenical involvement was impressive, leading him, for example, to represent the Society of Friends (Quakers) as an Observer Delegate at the Second Vatican Council of the Catholic Church. Douglas Steere died in 1995.