Obituaries

  1. October 18, 2021

    Obituary — Eugene Walter Nissen

    Eugene W. Nissen died peacefully at home Sept. 27, two days before his 96th birthday. He worked at U-M for almost 30 years, 20 of them as the assistant dean of student academic affairs for LSA.

  2. October 4, 2021

    Obituary — H. Don Cameron

    H. Don Cameron, professor emeritus of classical studies, died July 17. Born Aug. 8, 1934, in Pontiac, Michigan, Don spent almost his entire academic life at U-M, receiving his A.B. in 1956 and beginning his first faculty position in 1959.

  3. October 4, 2021

    Obituary — Lee West Jones Jr.

    Lee West Jones Jr., D.D.S., died at home, peacefully in his sleep, Sept. 6. He was 87 years old. In 1971, Jones became the first minority admissions recruiter for the School of Dentistry.

  4. October 4, 2021

    Obituary — James McIntosh

    James Henry McIntosh, professor emeritus of English and American culture at the University of Michigan, died of a stroke Aug. 30 at his home in Ann Arbor in the presence of his wife, Elaine K. Gazda, and daughter, Karina McIntosh.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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. 

  8. 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.

  9. 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. 

  10. 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.