April 02, 2020

Obituaries

  1. June 19, 2019

    Obituary: Wilbert (Bill) J. McKeachie

    Wilbert (Bill) J. McKeachie, professor emeritus of psychology, LSA, and research scientist emeritus in the Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, passed away peacefully in the company of loved ones on June 12. He was 97.

  2. June 14, 2019

    Obituary: Niara Sudarkasa

    Niara Sudarkasa, née Gloria Albertha Marshall, affectionately known as “Madam President,” and former director of the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies at U-M, died May 31 after a long struggle with several chronic diseases.

  3. April 30, 2019

    SACUA honors recently deceased member Sarah Lippert

    The Senate Advisory Committee on University Affairs has approved two resolutions honoring SACUA member Sarah Lippert, who died April 24 at the age of 43. 

  4. March 25, 2019

    Obituary: Frizell L. Vaughan

    Frizell L. Vaughan, associate professor emeritus of environmental and industrial health and associate research scientist emeritus at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, died of natural causes on March 16. He was 90 years old.

  5. March 18, 2019

    Obituary: James R. Thiry

    James R. Thiry, former director of personnel at the University of Michigan, died March 5 surrounded by his loving family. He was 88.

  6. March 15, 2019

    Obituary: Gwendolyn Baker

    Gwendolyn Baker, a former School of Education faculty member and University of Michigan alumna, died march 7 in Sarasota, Florida. She was 87.

  7. March 7, 2019

    Obituary: Charles David Moody Sr.

    Charles David Moody Sr., emeritus vice provost and emeritus faculty member at the University of Michigan, died March 2 at the age of 86.

  8. February 20, 2019

    Obituary: Elizabeth I. Lemmer

    Elizabeth I. Lemmer, retired pharmacist at the University of Michigan Hospitals, died Feb. 8.

  9. February 8, 2019

    Obituary: Walter Andrew Castelli

    A longtime resident of Ann Arbor, Walter Andrew Castelli, professor emeritus of anatomy at the University of Michigan, died Feb. 6 at StoryPoint Saline. He was 89.

  10. February 8, 2019

    Obituary: John Peter Kent

    John Peter Kent, a former English professor at the University of Michigan, died Jan. 29 at Wellington at Hershey’s Mills assisted living facility in West Chester, Pennsylvania. He was 87.