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This site is dedicated to members of the Princeton University faculty and staff who have passed away. We are grateful for their many contributions to Princeton and remember them fondly as colleagues and friends. Recollections, memories, eulogies and information about service arrangements are invited and appreciated.

2014

Robert Naumann

Robert Naumann, professor of chemistry and physics emeritus, passed away Dec. 10, 2014

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Henry Drewry

Henry Drewry, former director of Princeton’s Program in Teacher Preparation, passed away Nov. 21, 2014.

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William Surber Jr.

William Surber Jr., professor of electrical engineering emeritus, passed away Aug. 27, 2014

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Edward Nelson

Edward Nelson, professor emeritus of mathematics, passed away Sept. 10, 2014.

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Samuel Hunter

Samuel Hunter, professor of art and archaeology, emeritus, passed away July 27, 2014

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Harold Kuhn

Harold Kuhn, professor emeritus of mathematical economics, passed away July 2, 2014

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A. Walton Litz

A. Walton Litz, the Holmes Professor of Belles Lettres, Emeritus, and professor of English, emeritus, passed away June 4, 2014.

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James Randall

James Randall, professor emeritus of music, passed away May 28, 2014

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Paul Sigmund

Paul Sigmund, professor emeritus of politics, passed away on April 27, 2014.

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Richard Ullman

David E. Bruce Professor of International Affairs, Emeritus, March 11, 2014

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2013

Kenneth Levy

Scheide Professor of Music History Emeritus, Aug. 15, 2013

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Rubby Sherr

professor emeritus of physics, July 8, 2013

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Arthur Szathmary

professor emeritus of philosophy, July 1, 2013

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Joseph Notterman

professor emeritus of psychology, June 28, 2013

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Sarah Charlesworth

lecturer with the rank of professor in the Program in Visual Arts in the Lewis Center for the Arts, June 26, 2013

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James Diamond

former director of the Center for Jewish Life, March 28, 2013

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Joseph Frank

Class of 1926 Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus, Feb. 27, 2013

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Frances Wroblewski

faculty assistant in the Department of Math, Feb. 24, 2013

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Arthur Wightman

professor emeritus of physics, Jan. 13, 2013

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Charles Gilvarg

professor emeritus of molecular biology, Jan. 6, 2013

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2012

Peter B. Kenen

the Walker Professor of Economics and International Finance Emeritus, Dec. 17, 2012

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Alan Colquhoun

professor emeritus of architecture and the Class of 1913 Lecturer in Architecture Emeritus, Dec. 13, 2012

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Howard “Pat” Curtiss Jr.

professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, Sept. 20, 2012

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Richard Burgi

professor emeritus of Slavic languages and literatures, July 26, 2012

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George Miller

the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology Emeritus, July 22, 2012

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Leland Allen

professor emeritus of chemistry, July 15, 2012

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Dale Grieb

director of administration and services in the School of Engineering and Applied Science, May 21, 2012

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Richard Okada

professor of East Asian studies, April 4, 2012

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Malcolm Steinberg

Henry Fairfield Osborn Professor of Biology Emeritus and professor of molecular biology emeritus, Feb. 7, 2012

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Bradley Dickinson

professor of electrical engineering, Jan. 22, 2012

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2011

Donald Hujber

landscape grounds shop, Dec. 24, 2011

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Sin-I Cheng

professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, Dec. 6, 2011

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Robert Koch

professor emeritus of art and archaeology, Nov. 10, 2011

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Stuart Schwartz

professor emeritus of electrical engineering, Aug. 27, 2011

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Bart Hoebel

professor of psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, June 11, 2011

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Ralph Lerner

George Dutton ’27 Professor of Architecture Emeritus, May 7, 2011

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George Barker

electric shop, March 22, 2011

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Toshiko Takaezu

longtime faculty member in visual arts, March 9, 2011

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Helen Wilkinson

Dining Services, Feb. 23, 2011

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James McGuire

plasma physics lab, Feb. 4, 2011

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2010

Suzanne Keller

professor emeritus of sociology, Dec. 9, 2010

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Jo-Ann Jaccoud

maintenance, Oct. 27, 2010

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Gerry Johnson

Building Services, Sept. 16, 2010

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Franklyn Van Houten

professor emeritus of geological and geophysical sciences, Aug. 27, 2010

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George F. “Bud” Schmucki

the fifth recording secretary of the University, Aug. 2, 2010

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Robert Tucker

the IBM Professor of International Studies Emeritus, July 29, 2010

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Charles Pickett

Building Services, July 25, 2010

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Marvin Bressler

the Roger Williams Straus Professor of Social Sciences Emeritus, July 7, 2010

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Robert Charles

Dining Services, July 5, 2010

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Norman Ryder

professor emeritus of sociology, June 30, 2010

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2009

Ahmed Eringen

professor emeritus of civil engineering and operations research, Dec. 7, 2009

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James Canham

design and construction, Nov. 18, 2009

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Kathryn Chizik

electrical engineering, Oct. 8, 2009

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Susan Gafgen

electrical engineering (on leave), Sept. 24, 2009

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Edward Seckel

professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering, Sept. 28, 2009

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James Temple

utility shop, Sept. 10, 2009

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Anthony Holder

electric shop, Sept. 7, 2009

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Michael Widdis

plasma physics lab, July 22, 2009

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Victor Bruce

lecturer emeritus in biology, May 29, 2009

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John Marks

professor emeritus of Near Eastern studies, April 15, 2009

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2008

Jill Scurato

library, Dec. 15, 2008

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Margaret Jones

dining services, Oct. 21, 2008

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Alan Goldberg

public safety, Oct. 9, 2008

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Frances Chen

library, Sept. 13, 2008

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Joseph Dimeglio Jr.

plumbing shop, Sept. 10, 2008

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Ronald Wells

roofer/tinner shop, Sept. 8, 2008

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Daniel Brown

building services, Aug. 3, 2008

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Michael Mahoney

professor of history, July 23, 2008

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Marilyn McMullen

ecology and evolutionary biology, July 12, 2008

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Steve Slaby

professor emeritus of civil engineering and operations research, July 5, 2008

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