Terrence “Terry” Nixon, 71, of Catonsville, MD and formerly of Arnold, MD passed away on April15,2022 in Hospice at Harbor Hospital.
Terry is survived by his wife, Barbara of Catonsville. He is survived by his sister Linda (Frank) Corsoro, of Virginia and his brother Patrick (Wilma) Nixon, of West Virginia. In addition, nieces, Samantha Connors, Susan (Derrick) Wafford, Emily Nixon, and Katy Lutes. He is predeceased by his parents Chesley and Ruth Nixon.
He was born in Buffalo, New York on August 8, 1950. After high school he attended Frostburg State College and graduated with a BS in Geography and a minor in Earth Science. At Frostburg he was a member of Sigma Tau Gamma making lifelong friendships. He taught Earth Science at Bates Junior High for 10 years and then moved on to informal education at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore and the National Air and Space Museum in Washington. Among his many hobbies were travel, gardening, amateur radio and astronomy.
In keeping with his wishes, he will be cremated, and a celebration of his life will be held in the next few weeks.
Memorial donations may be made to the The Oasis Sanctuary (an avian welfare organization). Website is https://the-oasis.og. Or the Education and Technology Fund of American Radio Relay League (ARRL).