About The Authors

Terri Fergason Neal is the daughter of James L. Fergason. Science and art are her passions. She earned her first degree in Biology at Hiram College, then a Masters in Zoology at Arizona State.

Her first experiences working in science came from working as a lab tech, then chemist, in one of her father’s early ventures. She continued working in research at Barrow’s Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ. She now lives as an aspiring artist in the Pacific Northwest.

Terri is proud to complete Jim’s story and his views and recollections of the early days of the liquid crystals industry.

Marian Pierce is an editor, researcher and writer in Portland, OR.