April 10, 2021

Obituaries

  1. May 26, 2020

    Obituary: Richard L. Tannen

    Richard L. Tannen, 82, chair of the Department of Nephrology at the Medical School from 1978-88, passed away peacefully on Feb. 22, in New York City, following a long illness. 

  2. May 4, 2020

    Obituary: Ejner Jacob Jensen

    Ejner Jacob Jensen, 83, of Philadelphia, professor emeritus of English language and literature, died April 21 at the Phoebe Allentown Home in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

  3. February 24, 2020

    Obituary: Jeremiah G. Turcotte

    Jeremiah (Jerry) G. Turcotte, professor emeritus of surgery, passed away Feb. 12 at age 87.

  4. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Ralph F. Knopf

    Ralph F. Knopf, professor emeritus of internal medicine, died peacefully at his home Jan. 11 at the age of 93.

  5. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Pamela J. MacKintosh

    Pamela J. MacKintosh, longtime librarian at the U-M Library, died Dec. 22 at the age of 60. 

  6. February 3, 2020

    Obituary: Samuel David Epstein

    Samuel David Epstein, the Marilyn J. Shatz Collegiate Professor of Linguistics and Cognitive Science, died at home Nov. 29.

  7. October 14, 2019

    Obituary — Gary Bron

    Gary Bron, who was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology from 1969-75, died Sept. 13.

  8. October 7, 2019

    Obituary: William (Buzz) Alexander

    William (Buzz) Alexander, who founded the Prison Creative Arts Project and trained thousands of students, teachers, activists and prisoners to illuminate and work to end mass incarceration, died at his home in Ann Arbor on Sept. 19 at the age of 80 from frontal temporal degeneration. Alexander was a professor emeritus of English language and…
  9. September 3, 2019

    Obituary — Rane Curl

    Rane Curl, professor emeritus of chemical engineering whose colleagues and students will remember his clear enunciation of the high standards of performance expected in his classes and in graduate research, died May 12.

  10. August 15, 2019

    Obituary — Jonathan Bulkley

    Jonathan Bulkley, Peter M. Wege Professor Emeritus of Sustainable Systems, died July 14 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, at age 81 from lung cancer.