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Toby A. Morrow


Toby A. Morrow, 57, passed on Nov. 8, 2018. He was born in Iowa City, Dec. 23, 1960, to Allen and Judy Untiedt Morrow. He graduated from BCL high school in 1979, University of Iowa in 1982 with both a bachelor's in anthropology and a minor in geology. In 1984, he graduated with Master's in anthropology from the University of Iowa. He went on to pursue his Ph.D. in anthropology at University of Wisconsin at Madison and completed coursework in 1990.
He was the the author of a library of publications including two books: "Projectile Points of Iowa" and "Stone Tools of Minnesota." Toby's passion for archaeology stemmed from his childhood when developed a love for collecting items he found in the fields. He was a highly regarded and well-respected archaeologist, known for his flintknapping skills, writing abilities and overall knowledge of the field. He spent the last decade working at Wapsi Valley Archaeology Inc. in Anamosa, with a group of individuals very close to his heart.
He is survived by his parents in Branson West, Mo., his daughter, Jill Morrow in New York City; and his two brothers, Andy Morrow in Florida and Chris Morrow in Colorado.
Toby's family is planning a Celebration of his Life that will be held in the spring of 2019 in Beaman, Iowa.