September 16, 2021

Obituaries

  1. August 30, 2021

    Obituary — Donald Akers Jones

    Donald Akers Jones, 90, beloved and treasured husband, father, grandfather and friend, and retired U-M math professor, died in his home in Corvallis, Oregon, on June 25.

  2. August 25, 2021

    Remembering the College of Engineering’s H. Scott Fogler

    H. Scott Fogler, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Vennema Professor of Chemical Engineering and professor of chemical engineering in the College of Engineering, died Aug. 21.

  3. August 17, 2021

    Remembering UM-Dearborn’s John Artis

    Colleagues and former students shared their memories of longtime UM-Dearborn education lecturer John Artis, who died Aug. 2. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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. 

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.