In Memoriam

Professor Emeritus, Biology

January 11, 2024

Succumbed to the complications of dementia. Obituary.

Professor Emerita, Sociology

June 13, 2023

Clarice Stasz has forwarded to us an obituary for Cindy Stearns, Professor Emerita of Sociology (who played a role in Women's and Gender Studies also), who died of cancer in June. A memorial service will be held this month, but no...

Professor Emeritus, History

August 21, 2023

Died at the age of 90, due to complications from a fall in June....

Counselor, Retired

May 11, 2013

Tak (Dorothea) Richards, PhD passed away in Santa Rosa, California on May 11, 2023, after a long and full life. She was 90 years old. Tak grew up in a time when women often lived in the shadow of men’s accomplishments. However, Tak was...

Lecturer, Business Administration, Accounting

February 20, 2023

Skinner Anderson worked part time from 01/25/82 - 08/28/83 and then full time from 08/29/83 - 08/11/91 at which time he retired from SSU....

Professor Emerita, Psychology, Hutchins School of Liberal Studies

April 26, 2023

Susan van den Hoek Barnes, Emerita Professor of Psychology in the Hutchins School of Liberal Studies, died on April 26 at her home in Hawaii. After earning a B.A. in English from Rutgers...

Professor Emeritus, Geology

April 11, 2023

We have just received from Vin Hoagland, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, the following message about the recent death of Rolfe Erickson, Professor Emeritus of Geology.

Simone Wilson, who is a friend of mine and Rolfe'...

Professor Emeritus, Psychology

March 14, 2023

Richard Zimmer has notified us of the recent passing of Frank Siroky. Here is the Press Democrat' s obituary from Sunday's paper:


Professor Emeritus, Economics

26 February 2023

Died of acute leukemia at the age of 87. Obituary . There will be a memorial service for him in...

Technician (retired), Biology

September 20, 2022