This site is for family, friends, and colleagues of Avner Magen to post their thoughts and memories of him. Avner died in a climbing accident on May 29, 2010, in Alaska.

Avner was a beloved and devoted father, husband and son; a terrifically warm, funny, and energetic person; a brilliant and creative researcher; and a wonderful friend and colleague.

Please share your stories, memories and words of support by sending an email to You may also post comments to any entry. Visit this Photo Site for a photo memorial of Avner and his family and friends. Instructions for adding pictures appear next to the album.

More details appear on the Avner Magen Memorial page.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Shimi Tagner

To Ayelet, Roee, Noa And Ofri

We are so sorry to hear about this tragic news. We are in shock and do not have the direct words to comfort Magen's family.

Avner was a great father, a great husband and a above all a great person -- funny, Humble and a peaceful man.

Ayelet, Roee, Noa and little Ofri -- we are hugging you from here and sending you all our love and support -- Be Strong.


  1. משפחת טגנרJune 5, 2010 at 1:41 PM

    מכל משפחת טגנר.....

  2. מכל משפחת טגנר....