Owen J. Sexton, professor emeritus of biology in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died May 31 at his home in St. Louis County from complications of dementia, which he had battled for years. He was 91. Sexton was a key advocate for the purchase of the 2,000-acre Tyson Research Center property in 1963.
Herbert (Herb) Weitman, who served as director of photographic services at Washington University for more than four decades, died Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, at Missouri Baptist Medical Center in St. Louis. He was 89.
Rickey E. Mifflin, a mechanic in Facilities Planning & Management at Washington University in St. Louis since 1984, died Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.
Ernst K. Zinner, PhD, research professor emeritus of physics and earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Thursday, July 30, of medical complications of mantle cell lymphoma. Among many other accomplishments, in 1987 Zinner identified for the first time material in the laboratory that predated the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago.
Frank K. Flinn, PhD, an outspoken expert on religious freedom and the constitutional rights of fringe religious groups, died Saturday, July 4,2015. He was 76.
Raymond Kline, PhD, professor emeritus of electrical engineering, died May 31, 2015. He began his career ar Washington University in 1962.
Grant W. Farmer, PhD, a postdoctoral research associate at Washington University School of Medicine and an adjunct professor at Saint Louis University, died unexpectedly April 7, 2015, at his home in Richmond Heights. He was 36.
Albert Baernstein, professor emeritus of mathematics in Arts & Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, died Tuesday, June 10, 2014. He was 73.
Greg Sibbel, a third-year graduate student at Washington University in St. Louis, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, from Ewing’s sarcoma. He had turned 26 the day before.
Thomas H. Steinberg, MD, associate professor of medicine, died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in St. Louis of complications from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.