Obituaries

  1. July 25, 2022

    Obituary — Christer E. Nordman

    Christer E. Nordman, professor emeritus of chemistry, died peacefully at home July 6, 2022, at the age of 97. In 1955, he joined the chemistry faculty at U-M, becoming a full professor of chemistry in 1964.

  2. June 6, 2022

    Obituary — Ernest McCarus

    Ernest McCarus, professor emeritus of Arabic and Kurdish languages and linguistics, died April 5 at age 99.

  3. May 2, 2022

    Obituary — William Darrel Ensminger

    William Darrel Ensminger, professor emeritus of internal medicine and pharmacology, died peacefully in his sleep at age 79 on March 11.

  4. May 2, 2022

    Obituary — Michael McCulloch Martin

    Michael McCulloch Martin, 87, professor emeritus of ecology and evolutionary biology, died April 18 while resting at home surrounded by family.

  5. April 4, 2022

    Obituary — Michael Woodroofe

    Michael Barrett Woodroofe, the Leonard J. Savage Professor Emeritus of Statistics, died Feb. 22, 2022, at age 81.

  6. February 21, 2022

    Obituary — Larry Stanford Matthews

    Larry Stanford Matthews, professor emeritus of orthopaedic surgery, died Nov. 27, 2021, in Tucson, Arizona, at age 84.

  7. February 7, 2022

    Obituary — Jerome Martin Clubb

    Jerome Martin Clubb, professor emeritus of history and research scientist emeritus, died Dec. 15, 2021, in Vancouver, Washington.

  8. January 4, 2022

    Remembering LGBTQ+ pioneer, Spectrum Center co-founder Jim Toy

    Spectrum Center co-founder and U-M alumnus Jim Toy died Jan. 1 at age 91, leaving a legacy for his work advancing LGBTQ+ rights in Ann Arbor, the state of Michigan and the nation.

  9. December 6, 2021

    Obituary — Jan Smith

    Jan Smith of Pittsfield died Nov. 19 at Michigan Medicine in Ann Arbor at the age of 67. She was active with the University of Michigan Retirees Association and is a retiree from the faculty of the School of Nursing.

  10. November 8, 2021

    Obituary — Malcolm Alfred Lowther

    Malcolm Alfred Lowther, professor emeritus of education, died at home Oct. 7 after a short illness. He retired from U-M in 1995 as professor emeritus of education.