April 10, 2021

Obituaries

  1. November 9, 2020

    Obituary — James William Craven

    James William Craven (“Jim”) was born Oct. 17, 1931, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and died there at his home on Sept. 17, 2020. In 1949, he entered an apprenticeship at the U-M Bindery, beginning more than 62 years of employment with the university.

  2. November 9, 2020

    Obituary — Harrison Morton

    Harrison Leon Morton (“Harry” or “Tim”) passed away Oct. 13, 2020, at the age of 81. Morton joined the faculty of the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment in 1966.

  3. November 2, 2020

    Obituary — Barbara Gail Murphy (Steinberg)

    Barbara Murphy of Ann Arbor, Michigan, passed away on Oct. 10, 2020, at the University of Michigan Hospital after a sudden and brief illness. Her 33-year career with U-M began in 1967.

  4. November 2, 2020

    Obituary — Harvey Paul Grotrian

    Harvey Paul Grotrian passed away at the age of 82 on Sept. 7, 2020. Grotrian was the long-time director of financial aid at U-M. He also served as financial aid director at Valparaiso University and Wayne State University.

  5. October 12, 2020

    Obituary — George Wieland

    George Wieland, a retired study director at the Institute for Social Research and associate research scientist at the School of Public Health, died Sept. 29, 2020, at the age of 84.

  6. September 14, 2020

    Obituary: James S. Jackson

    James S. Jackson, the Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Psychology and professor emeritus of psychology in LSA, and research professor emeritus in ISR’s Research Center for Group Dynamics, died Sept. 1.

  7. August 31, 2020

    Obituary: John Allen Witter

    John Allen Witter of Ann Arbor, professor emeritus of entomology, died unexpectedly at home on Aug. 4. He was 76.

  8. August 31, 2020

    Obituary: Peter Larkin Duren

    Peter Larkin Duren, professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, died July 10 in Superior Township, Michigan, after a long and courageous struggle with Parkinson’s disease.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.