Goodbye, Bug Guy


PhilPFor 30 years, Phil Pellitteri, an entomologist with CALS and UW-Extension, has provided patient counsel to a bug-plagued populace on everything from bedbugs to lice and bird mites to fleas. Now 62 and set to retire in March, Pellitteri has this sage bit of advice gleaned from a long and accomplished career as an insect diagnostician: The bugs are going to win. Ron Seely looks at Pellitteri’s remarkable career and future plans in Grow, the CALS alumni magazine.