In Memoriam

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Lois Thorne ’36, Oct. 5, 2019

Jean Kupack Block ’45, Oct. 13, 2013

Hope DePuy ’45, Feb. 13, 2018

June Brignall Renner ’45, Oct. 20, 2019

Barbara Jean Roach McCaffrey ’51, Aug. 9, 2019

Cynthia Witt ’51, Feb. 19, 2018

Mary Philippone ’53, Oct. 2, 2019

MaryAnn Leicht Blum ’54, Nov. 1, 2019

Harlan Munn ’54, Dec. 29, 2019

Rosalie Bly McCaffrey ’56, Sept. 20, 2019

John Bellomo ’58, Dec. 29, 2019

Nancy Habes Rathke ’64, Oct. 23, 2019

Christine Peters Park ’66, Oct. 14, 2019

Michael Rezmerski ’66, Jan. 8, 2019

John Noble ’67, Sept. 30, 2019

George Snyder ’68, May 4, 2018

Stephen Carris ’71, Jan. 5, 2018

Anne Marie Miller ’71, Oct. 14, 2019

Elizabeth Scelzo Svigals ’75, Sept. 30, 2019

James Shepard ’80, June 21, 2019

D. Scott Morrison ’87, Jan. 4, 2020

Fawn Bloom ’90, Feb. 24, 2014

Kathianne Komurek ’92, March 5, 2019

Gabriel Guzman ’97, Aug. 29, 2019

Alicia Saviola Hermsen ’99, Oct. 26, 2019

Faculty

  • Richard Beale, assistant professor emeritus of art history, died on Aug. 26, 2019. He taught from 1963 to 1984 and then returned to campus as an adjunct professor in the 1990s.
  • Wayne Mahood, Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Education, died on Nov. 7, 2019. A member of the faculty from 1969 to 1994, he was awarded the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1976 and was named the New York State Council for the Social Studies’ Distinguished Social Studies Educator in 1984. He also co-authored the history book “SUNY Geneseo: From Normal School to Public Ivy, 1871–2007.”

  • Herbert N. Simpson, professor emeritus of English, who was faculty from 1966 to 1998 and helped develop courses in the arts, including theatre criticism, theatre appreciation and dramatic literature, died on Nov. 24, 2019.

  • Margaret “Meg” Stolee, assistant professor emerita of history, died on Oct. 9, 2019. During her tenure as faculty from 1985 to her retirement in 2018, she received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Faculty Service as well as the President’s Award for Excellence in Academic Advising.
  • Won Zoon Yoon, associate professor of history from 1963 to 1971, died on Dec. 5, 2019.

Author: geneseoscene

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