A memorial service in celebration of the life of former university trustee Mel Brown will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 23 in Graham Chapel.
Allen Sclaroff, DDS, professor of clinical otolaryngology at Washington University School of Medicine, died Aug. 18 in St. Louis, following complications of multiple myeloma. He was 75.
Michael M. Mueckler, professor emeritus of cell biology and physiology at Washington University School of Medicine, died July 14 of natural causes at his home in Creve Coeur, Mo. He was 67.
Philosopher Carl Wellman, the Hortense and Tobias Lewin Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Humanities in Arts & Sciences, died of natural causes July 17 at St. Mary’s Hospital in St. Louis. He was 94.
Renowned composer Robert Wykes, professor emeritus of music in Arts & Sciences, died June 29, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 95.
Regina Abel, an instructor in occupational therapy and in medicine at the School of Medicine, died June 15 in St. Louis following a heart attack. She was 70. An expert in animal-assisted therapy, she focused on animals’ role in rehabilitation and education.
Leslie J. Laskey, professor emeritus of architecture at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, died June 17 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He was 99.
Mark A. Franklin, former professor of electrical engineering and computer science at the McKelvey School of Engineering, who taught for four decades, died May 25 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease in Berkeley, Calif. He was 81.
Wallace “Wally” Diboll, a former professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the McKelvey School of Engineering who taught for 37 years, died Friday, May 7, 2021, of congestive heart failure in St. Louis. He was 97.
John Turk, MD, PhD, a pioneer in mass spectrometry research and a deeply respected faculty member for more than 40 years at Washington University School of Medicine, died May 26 in Eureka, Mo., after a brief illness. He was 73.
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