World-renowned author and literary critic William H. Gass, the David May Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at Washington University in St. Louis, died Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at his home in University City, Mo. He was 93.
Arthur DeCosta Loewy, professor of anatomy and of neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Dec. 2, 2017, of complications related to inflammatory bowel disease and other health issues. He was 74.
John A. (Jack) Pierce, MD, emeritus professor of medicine at the School of Medicine, died Nov. 24 in St. Louis following a long battle with cancer. Pierce came to the university in 1967 as the first director of the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
Adrienne Glore, who retired from Washington University in St. Louis in 2008 after 32 years as a beloved member of the student affairs staff, died Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017, of complications related to vascular dementia at Sunrise on Clayton in Richmond Heights, Mo. She was 75.
John S. Rigden, a longtime adjunct professor of physics in Arts & Sciences, died Nov. 24 in St. Louis. He was 83.
St. Louis businessman, scholar and philanthropist Eric P. Newman — an alumnus and major benefactor to Washington University in St. Louis — died Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at his home in Clayton. He was 106 years old.
Arthur Z. Eisen, MD, a physician-scientist who founded and then led the Division of Dermatology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in St. Louis after a short illness. He was 88.
William M. Landau, MD, a professor emeritus of neurology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died in his sleep Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at his home in University City. He was 93.
Milton J. Schlesinger, professor emeritus of molecular microbiology at the School of Medicine, died of heart failure Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, at his home in Berkeley, Calif., after a long period of illness. He was 89.
Jeffrey Fletcher Moley, MD, a highly regarded professor of surgery and chief of the Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at his home in Kirkwood. He was 64.