I could list all his scientific work, his writings on faith and science, his honors and degrees. But none of those are George.
Jesuit Brother Guy Consolmagno, the Vatican Observatory's current director, recalled the first words from Father Coyne when he joined the observatory staff in 1993: "Do good science."
Msgr. Frank Del Prete, pastor of St. Gabriel the Archangel Parish in Saddle River, New Jersey, remembers Higgins Clark not only as a talented writer but also as a lively, committed parishioner.
News of Bryant's death quickly prompted tributes on social media. On Twitter, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said "he was sad to hear the news" and offered prayers for him and his family.