July 31, 2021

Obituaries

  1. July 19, 2021

    Obituary — Robert S. Holbrook

    Robert S. Holbrook, former associate provost and professor emeritus of economics in LSA, died May 15 at the age of 88 after a life of distinguished scholarship and service to U-M.

  2. July 19, 2021

    Obituary — Piyush Chamanlal Kothary

    Piyush Chamanlal Kothary, 80, died unexpectedly June 28 in the comfort of his home. Piyush was a proud resident of Ann Arbor and served U-M for more than 45 years as a mentor and research scientist. 

  3. June 7, 2021

    Obituary — Frithjof Bergmann

    Frithjof Bergmann, professor emeritus of philosophy and beloved father to Luke Bergmann, Jandy Bergmann and Ariel Sankar-Bergmann, died May 23 in Ann Arbor at the age of 90.

  4. May 18, 2021

    Remembering LSA professor Charles Doering

    Charles Rogers Doering, N.D. Kazarinoff Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Mathematics and Physics and director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems, died May 15 at age 65. 

  5. May 12, 2021

    Remembering political scientist Ronald Inglehart

    Ronald F. Inglehart, Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor Emeritus of Democracy, Democratization and Human Rights, professor emeritus of political science, and research professor emeritus in the Center for Political Studies, died May 8 at age 86.

  6. April 12, 2021

    Obituary — Jeffrey R. Parsons

    Jeffrey R. Parsons, professor emeritus of anthropology and curator emeritus of Latin American archaeology in the U-M Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, died March 19 at the age of 81, after a life of innovative field research and devoted teaching.

  7. March 15, 2021

    Obituary — George Jay Bornstein

    George Bornstein, C.A. Patrides Professor Emeritus of English Language and Literature in LSA, died after sunset Feb. 2, with his wife, Jane Bornstein, by his side.

  8. March 15, 2021

    Obituary — Edward J. McGuire

    Edward J. McGuire, professor emeritus of urology, died peacefully at home Feb. 16 at age 81. McGuire was a founder of a branch of urology, now described as neurourology and female pelvic medicine and reconstruction.

  9. March 15, 2021

    Obituary — Michael Anthony (Tony) Schork

    Michael Anthony (Tony) Schork died peacefully in his home in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on Feb. 25, at the age of 84, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

  10. March 1, 2021

    Obituary — Joe Eisley

    Joe Eisley, professor emeritus of aerospace engineering, died Dec. 30, 2020, at the age of 92. In 1956, he and his wife moved to Ann Arbor where he began a 42-year career as a professor of aerospace engineering at U-M.