George Pepe, who taught in the Department of Classics in Arts & Sciences for more than 50 years, died May 2 while in hospice near his home in San Diego. He was 83.
Richard D. Brasington Jr., MD, a highly regarded professor emeritus of medicine and former director of the rheumatology fellowship training program at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, drowned April 30, 2023, while fishing in the North Fork River in Ozark, Mo. He was 71.
Richard W. (Dick) Coles, who served as the inaugural director of Tyson Research Center and also as an adjunct professor of biology for more than 25 years, died in December in Colorado. He was 83. A celebration of life for Coles is planned for 1 p.m. April 29 at Tyson Research Center in Eureka, Mo.
William Pickard, a senior professor of electrical and systems engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, died March 9 in Portland, Ore., after a short illness. He was a faculty member for more than 50 years.
Susan Shannon, an accounting and payroll assistant in the Office of Graduate Studies in Arts & Sciences, died of cancer March 16, 2023, at her home. She was 60.
Michelle Ann Noll, a senior research technician at the School of Medicine, died Feb. 25, 2023, after a battle with pulmonary fibrosis, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was 54.
George C. Hatch, who taught in the Department of History in Arts & Sciences for more than 30 years, died Feb. 25, 2023, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was 85.
William A. Peck, MD, a former executive vice chancellor and dean of the School of Medicine, died peacefully, surrounded by family, Feb. 22 at his home in St. Louis County, Mo. He was 89.
Garland (“Gar”) Edward Allen III, a professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences, died peacefully in Palm Springs, Calif., Feb. 10. He was widely known for his work in the history of genetics and was an international leader on the history of eugenics.
Joseph Lee Roti Roti, a professor emeritus of radiation oncology at the School of Medicine, died Feb. 18 at his home in Highland, Ill. He had been dealing with kidney-related conditions and was 79.