Lawrence Coben, MD, who with his colleagues at Washington University School of Medicine developed a widely used scale that characterizes and tracks impairment in dementia patients, died of cancer Oct. 7, 2020, in Dedham, Mass. He was 94.
Dorothy Elliott, founding assistant director of the John B. Ervin Scholars Program, died Jan. 24, 2021, at her home in St. Louis. She was 84. Affectionately known as Mrs. E., Elliott was a sounding board, champion and second mother to generations of Ervin scholars.
Luis Glaser, a beloved mentor and former head of the then-Department of Biological Chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Dec. 23, 2020, in Miami after a long illness. He was 88.
Gene Hoefel, professor emeritus at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, died peacefully in his sleep at the Anthology of Clayton View assisted living facility on Dec. 28, 2020. He was 86.
Walter H. Lewis, professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died peacefully at his home in St. Louis on Nov. 17, 2020. He was 90.
Garrett Duncan, associate professor of education and of African and African American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, died Dec. 8, 2020, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He was 59.
Jerome F. Brasch, emeritus trustee of Washington University in St. Louis, died Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. He was 95.
Roger Jay Phillips, professor emeritus of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences and former director of the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Nov. 19 in Longmont, Colo., after suffering from complications of Parkinson’s disease. He was 80.
Karen Seibert, a deeply respected leader in pharmacology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at her home in Chesterfield, Mo., after a battle with a cancer. She was 61.
Sherri Stichling, payroll and accounts specialist at the Brown School, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 30, 2020. She was 60.