Ghost bike memorial put up for beloved Rice scientist Marjorie Corcoran off of Main Street

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A ghost bike has been placed to honor beloved Rice scientist Marjorie Corcoran, who died after a Metro light rail train hit her while she was riding her bike.

A ghost bike has been placed to honor beloved Rice scientist Marjorie Corcoran, who died after a Metro light rail train hit her while she was riding her bike.

Photo: Jay Dryden

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Marjorie Corcoran, a Rice University physics professor, was killed on Feb. 3, 2016, as she cycled to campus. Corcoran was struck by a Metro light rail train as she crossed the southbound tracks at Fannin Street near Sunset Road in Houston, Texas. less
Marjorie Corcoran, a Rice University physics professor, was killed on Feb. 3, 2016, as she cycled to campus. Corcoran was struck by a Metro light rail train as she crossed the southbound tracks at Fannin Street … more

Photo: Marjorie Corcoran

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A ghost bike has been placed to honor beloved Rice scientist Marjorie Corcoran, who died after a Metro light rail train hit her while she was riding her bike.

A ghost bike has been placed to honor beloved Rice scientist Marjorie Corcoran, who died after a Metro light rail train hit her while she was riding her bike.

Photo: Jay Dryden

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A ghost bike stands near the location where bike rider Chelsea Norman lost her life at Waugh and West Gray on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Houston. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

A ghost bike stands near the location where bike rider Chelsea Norman lost her life at Waugh and West Gray on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Houston. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

Photo: Mayra Beltran, Staff

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A “ghost bike” memorial was set up for Chelsea Norman, 24, who was struck down near Waugh and West Gray as she rode home from work.

A “ghost bike” memorial was set up for Chelsea Norman, 24, who was struck down near Waugh and West Gray as she rode home from work.

Photo: Michael Paulsen, Staff

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A ghost bike stands in memory of bicycle rider Leigh Boone on Dunlavy and Westheimer on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Houston.

A ghost bike stands in memory of bicycle rider Leigh Boone on Dunlavy and Westheimer on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Houston.

Photo: Mayra Beltran, Houston Chronicle

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson), Chuy Benitez

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The family of Joseph Farley, 48, who was struck and killed while riding his unicycle on a street in La Porte on the night of August 5 discovered that the Houston Ghost Bike Group had installed a memorial unicycle in their son’s honor in the days after his fatal accident. (Photo: Carl Farley)

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The family of Joseph Farley, 48, who was struck and killed while riding his unicycle on a street in La Porte on the night of August 5 discovered that the Houston Ghost Bike Group had installed a memorial

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Photo: Carl Farley

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A ghost bike makes its way out of Memorial park to Tranquility park in downtown during the Ride of Silence on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Houston.

A ghost bike makes its way out of Memorial park to Tranquility park in downtown during the Ride of Silence on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, in Houston.

Photo: J. Patric Schneider, For The Chronicle

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Richard Tomlinson installed a total of 13 ghost bikes this past weekend to memorialize the locations where Houston-area cyclists lost their lives.

Photo: (Richard Tomlinson)

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Ghost bike in memory of Stafford Campbell of Houston is covered with flowers after its dedication ceremony on De. 19, 2009. Campbell, 68, was killed on Nov. 28, 2009, when he was hit by a car while on a MS-150 training ride on Stokes Road at Waller Spring Creek Road near Waller in northwest Harris County. less
Ghost bike in memory of Stafford Campbell of Houston is covered with flowers after its dedication ceremony on De. 19, 2009. Campbell, 68, was killed on Nov. 28, 2009, when he was hit by a car while on a MS-150 … more

Photo: Rick Campbell, Houston Chronicle

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Bicyclists place flowers on a ghost bike in memory of Stafford Campbell who was killed on Nov. 28, 2009, when he was hit by a car while on a MS-150 training ride on Stokes Road at Waller Spring Creek Road near Waller in northwest Harris County. He was 68. The dedication was Dec. 19, 2009. less
Bicyclists place flowers on a ghost bike in memory of Stafford Campbell who was killed on Nov. 28, 2009, when he was hit by a car while on a MS-150 training ride on Stokes Road at Waller Spring Creek Road near … more

Photo: Rick Campbell, Houston Chronicle

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