Karen Bybee, a former assistant technology editor forJPT, died 21 August 2015 in Richardson, Texas. She was 68. Bybee wrote synopses of SPE technical papers forJPT from 1997 until her retirement in 2011. Before joining the SPE staff, Bybee worked for more than 20 years with Otis Engineering/Halliburton Energy Services, designing and developing software for safety valve and gas lift design, nodal analysis, coiled tubing, and well control. She earned a BS degree in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and was a registered professional engineer in Texas. A funeral service will be held in October.