August 05, 2020

Obituaries

  1. July 16, 2020

    Obituary: Richard Anders Johnson

    Richard Anders Johnson of Ann Arbor, retired clinical professor in the School of Dentistry, died June 28 at age 78.

  2. July 16, 2020

    Obituary: Charles E. Olson Jr.

    Charles E. Olson Jr., professor emeritus in the School for the Environment and Sustainability, died June 28.

  3. May 26, 2020

    Obituary: Richard L. Tannen

    Richard L. Tannen, 82, chair of the Department of Nephrology at the Medical School from 1978-88, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, in New York City, following a long illness. 

  4. May 4, 2020

    Obituary: Ejner Jacob Jensen

    Ejner Jacob Jensen, 83, of Philadelphia, professor emeritus of English language and literature, died April 21 at the Phoebe Allentown Home in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  5. February 24, 2020

    Obituary: Jeremiah G. Turcotte

    Jeremiah (Jerry) G. Turcotte, professor emeritus of surgery, passed away Feb. 12 at age 87.

  6. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Ralph F. Knopf

    Ralph F. Knopf, professor emeritus of internal medicine, died peacefully at his home Jan. 11 at the age of 93.

  7. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Pamela J. MacKintosh

    Pamela J. MacKintosh, longtime librarian at the U-M Library, died Dec. 22 at the age of 60. 

  8. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Samuel David Epstein

    Samuel David Epstein, the Marilyn J. Shatz Collegiate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, died at home Nov. 29.

  9. October 14, 2019

    Obituary — Gary Bron

    Gary Bron, who was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology from 1969-75, died Sept. 13.

  10. October 7, 2019

    Obituary: William (Buzz) Alexander

    William (Buzz) Alexander, who founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and trained thousands of students, teachers, activists and prisoners to illuminate and work to end mass incarceration, died at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 from frontal temporal degeneration. Alexander was a professor emeritus of English language and…