Marriages, Births, and In Memoriam

Spring 2018
Dave Reed ’86, P’16 and Debbie Merrick ’86, P’16

Read this Colgate Love story by Dave Reed ’86, P’16 and Debbie Merrick ’86, P’16

Marriages & Unions

(2017 unless otherwise noted)

Karl Stewart ’91 and David Pasteelnick, Feb 11, 2018

Ron McPhee ’94 and Donna Hayes, Dec 29

Patty Tredway ’04 and Kunal Khatri, Sept 16

Adam Davis ’08 and Rachel Englander, Oct 21

Jill Ferris ’08 and John Jallade, Dec 28

Matthew Leach ’09 and Catherine McCool, June 16, 2016

Clancy Todd ’09 and Nathan St. Dennis, Jan 3, 2018

Jessica Burnham ’13 and Matt Karis, July 16

Becca Friedland ’13 and Joel Finbloom, Aug 20

Stephen La Rosa ’13 and Britany Schram ’13, Sept 23

Births & Adoptions

(2017 unless otherwise noted)

To Lauren Camilli ’97: Alexander Arthur, May 1

To Lukasz and Jessica Prata ’01 Cianciara: Stephanie Cora, Oct 11

To Michael Blum ’04 and Brooke Levenson: Emet Robert, Nov 2

To Seth and Melissa (Miller) ’04 Lonsk: Wyatt Benjamin, Oct 9, 2016

To Ray and Heather (Wick) ’04 Mees: Virginia Jane “Gigi,” Nov 20

To Jane Phelan ’07 and Tim Powell ’07: Caroline, Oct 27

To Ben Camper ’08 and Camille: Caden, Oct 25

To Brian and Kelly Dolan ’08 Saverino: Matthew John, Nov 7

To David and Jackie Harris ’08 Schulte: Sallie Diana, Dec 2

To Ramsey and Kara (Leene) ’08 Saleeby: Sophia Elizabeth, Nov 9

To Will and Kacy (Reams) ’08 Cutler: Quinn Elizabeth, Nov 9

In Memoriam

Martin Ransohoff '49

Lasting Impressions: read an extended tribute to Martin Ransohoff ’49

The Scene runs deceased notices on all alumni, current and former faculty members, honorary degree recipients, and staff members and others who the editors determine would be well known to alumni.

Fred M Wright ’40, October 23, 2017. Theta Chi, Konosioni, boxing, wrestling, football. US Naval Reserve; 8 campaign medals and a bronze star. After graduating, he was a high school teacher and football coach. He then worked in sales management at Procter and Gamble for 23 years, followed by 11 years as VP of Western Farmers Cooperative in Seattle. He was predeceased by his wife, Patricia, a son, and his brother. He is survived by a son, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great-grandchildren.

Joseph W LaForte ’41, July 21, 2017. Kappa Delta Rho, Konosioni, Maroon, Salmagundi. He was an executive with IBM for 34 years before he moved to Juno Beach, FL, in 1976. There, he became a real estate agent and owner at Celestial Realty. He was predeceased by his wife, Hazel, and his daughter. He is survived by his son, William ’70, 5 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.

Robert T Kellam ’43, December 21, 2017. Alpha Tau Omega, University Chorus, Konosioni, Maroon Key, baseball, cheerleading. US Navy: WWII. During a long career in medicine, he served as the chief of staff at Orlando General Hospital and as president of the Florida Academy of Osteopathy. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, 2 daughters and sons-in-law, 2 sons and daughters-in-law, and a stepdaughter.

Clement A Furey Jr ’44, December 10, 2017. Alpha Tau Omega, Konosioni, football, indoor track. A urologist for 40 years, he was honored as the Man of the Year by the American Kidney Foundation in 1992. He was predeceased by his first wife, Elsie. He is survived by their 5 children, including Bill ’73; his brother, George ’45; and his second wife, Martha, and her 5 children, including John Thompson ’87.

Nathaniel A MacDonald ’44, December 20, 2017. Sigma Nu, University Chorus, student government, marching band. US Air Force: WWII. Tufts U: MD, 1950. After completing his service, he had a private practice in internal medicine in Danvers (MA) for 35 years and was also chief of staff at Hunt Memorial Hospital 1959–72. He was predeceased by his wife, Eunice. He is survived by 4 children, including Natalie ’78, his grandchildren, and his great-grandchildren.

John A Miller ’45, August 27, 2017. Sigma Nu, University Chorus, student government, wrestling. US Army Air Force: WWII. He spent his professional life in advertising and sales in Philadelphia, eventually becoming eastern advertising manager at Chilton Publishing Co. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, 4 children, 9 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Royce A Peabody ’47, June 3, 2016. Delta Upsilon, cheerleading, band, student government, football manager, tennis manager. He worked in sales and was a representative and investment broker at various firms. He was predeceased by his wife, Elinore. He is survived by his daughter.

William H Dunn ’48, March 7, 2014. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Outing Club, Finance Professional Network. Yale University: LLB, 1951. He worked in finance. He is survived by his wife, Anne, and his son.

Theodore J Finnigan ’48, March 18, 2017. Phi Gamma Delta, Debate Society. Cornell University: JD. He was an attorney with Niagara Mohawk for 37 years. He lent his knowledge and experience to Colgate students through the Common Good and Legal Professional Network. He is survived by his wife, Madge.

William R Peck ’48, May 3, 2016. Delta Kappa Epsilon, basketball. US Navy: WWII. He worked for the NY State Department of Labor for 13 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Madge. He is survived by 2 sons, 6 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Max A Schmidt ’48, May 27, 2016. Beta Theta Pi, tennis. US Navy: WWII. He worked in sales for many years. He was predeceased by his wife, Claire, and a daughter. He is survived by 6 children, 14 grandchildren, and 7 great-grandchildren.

Leo A Suslow ’48, August 24, 2017. Debate Society, student government. University of Connecticut: PhD, 1954. He worked in labor affairs for the Organization of American States (OAS) in Washington, DC, becoming director of labor, manpower, and social development programs. He then became an official with the United Auto Workers union and returned to the OAS as a consultant in the ’80s. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, and their 2 children.

Russell N Taylor ’48, October 24, 2017. Outing Club, indoor track. US Navy: WWII. Lehigh University: MS, 1950. Throughout his career, he used his geology education in his work with oil companies. In 1973, he was president of the Abilene Geological Society and became a honorary life member. In 1975, he founded Big Country Geophysical, a data-gathering company. From 1983–85, he served as president of WeCTOGA, now Texas Alliance of Energy Producers. He also served McMurry University as head of the Geology department for 24 years. He was predeceased by his daughter, 2 sons, and their mother, Kathleen. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, and her 4 sons, 11 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his son, William, 6 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandsons.

Raymond J Gorman Jr ’49, September 21, 2017. Phi Kappa Psi, University Chorus, Maroon, basketball, lacrosse. He was self-employed for 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Doris, 2 sons, 2 daughters, 6 granddaughters, a sister, and 3 nephews.

Sherwood W Anderson ’50, June 4, 2017. Phi Beta Kappa, swimming. Princeton Seminary, BD. University of Edinburgh, PhD. He served 27 years in the US Navy Reserves as chaplain, retiring with the rank of captain. He was a minister for more than 50 years in churches in PA, OH, and FL, as well as interim senior pastor for churches in numerous other states. He is survived by his wife, Liz, and 2 children.

Arthur R Bernacchia ’50, August 25, 2017. Delta Upsilon, International Relations Council. US Army. After his service, he took over his father’s transit company, renaming it Liberty Lines Inc. He is survived by his wife, June, 5 children, and 9 grandchildren, including Crystal Wilkins ’06.

Matthew W Elson ’50, December 12, 2017. Indoor and outdoor track. US Navy; US Air Force. A radiologist, he was on the staff at Ohio State Medical Center and an associate professor at Ohio State University. He then became chief radiologist at West Allis Memorial Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy, and is survived by 3 children, 2 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.

Clifford L Heaslip ’50, January 19, 2018. Sigma Chi, Konosioni, Colgate Thirteen, University Chorus, golf; Alumni Corporation Board, Maroon Council, Planned Giving, Class Gift Committee, Alumni Award for Distinguished Service, Alumni Maroon Citation Award. US Army. Upon graduation, he joined Sealright Packaging Company, where he worked for 31 years, eventually becoming manager of the international sales division. For the last 10 years of his professional life, he was senior development officer for Colgate. He was predeceased by a daughter, his sister, and nephew Gregory ’79. He is survived by his wife, Meredith; daughter Leslie Heaslip Wengenroth ’74 and her husband, Ray ’69; 2 sons, including Jeff ’77; a daughter-in-law; brother Harold ’52 and sister-in-law; 7 grandchildren, including Eric ’12; 3 great-grandchildren; and niece Gail ’79.

George C Rogers Jr ’50, MA’57, October 21, 2017. Phi Gamma Delta. US Army: WWII. After graduation, he returned to Colgate to work as a preceptor from 1951–54. He continued teaching at Boston University in 1954. He was one of the founding members of Mass Bay Community College, where he taught psychology, sociology, and anthropology for more than 35 years. He is survived by his wife, Sarah, his son, Caleb ’74, and his daughter.

Harold M Sporborg Jr ’50, November 17, 2017. Phi Kappa Tau, Philosophy Club, hockey. US Army: WWII, POW. He worked in sales throughout his life and was the owner of Cinema Systems in Atlanta, GA. He is survived by 3 daughters, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

Robert K Otterbourg ’51, December 13, 2017. Phi Delta Epsilon, Konosioni, Salmagundi, soccer. US Air Force: Korea. Columbia U: MS, 1954. He was a writer for newspapers and worked in public relations at his own firm, Robert K Otterbourg & Company. He also authored books on changing careers and active retirement. He was predeceased by his wife, Susan. He is survived by 2 children, a grandson, and a step-grandson.

John E Cable Jr ’52, November 13, 2017. Phi Delta Theta, football. He had a long career in advertising sales. He is survived by his wife, Jane, and 3 daughters.

William W Davis ’52, June 11, 2017. Kappa Delta Rho, Maroon, marching band. US Army. He worked for Magnavox for almost 20 years. He is survived by his wife, Evalyn, 2 children, and 2 grandchildren.

Richard F Weldon ’52, November 11, 2017. Delta Upsilon, Outing Club. US Marines. He spent most of his professional life as an executive at Johnson & Johnson, traveling to support the company’s global expansion. He was predeceased by his daughter, Suzanne ’75, and his son, R Geoffrey ’82. He is survived by his wife, Stephanie, his son, Gregory ’82, a daughter, and 4 grandchildren.

M Hallstead Christ ’53, November 12, 2017. Sigma Chi, International Relations Council, Outing Club, Sailing Club. New York University: LLB, 1955. He was elected to the Board of the Town of Oyster Bay and served as Comptroller of Nassau County. He practiced law throughout his life, serving as judge on the NY State Supreme Court from 1982 until his retirement in 1992. He was predeceased by his wife, Ann. He is survived by 4 children and 8 grandchildren.

Richard G Freeman ’53, January 10, 2017. Beta Theta Pi, Maroon Key, Maroon, International Relations Council. University of Virginia, LLB. An attorney for many years, he shared his experience with other alumni through the Legal Professional Network. He is survived by his wife, Gwen, and 2 daughters.

Kenneth D Johnston ’53, October 28, 2008. Phi Kappa Tau. He was a research chemist at DuPont Chemical for nearly 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Collette.

David C Peterson ’54, December 4, 2017. Kappa Delta Rho, Maroon Key. US Army. He worked at The New York Telephone Company, AT&T, and Madison Square Garden Sports Group, where he was responsible for all financial operations of the New York Knicks and New York Rangers. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, 2 children, including Robyn Brown ’83, and 3 grandchildren, including Stephanie Brown ’12.

Pierce H Foster ’55, October 15, 2017. Beta Theta Pi, University Chorus, soccer, tennis. He worked in radio and TV throughout his career. He is survived by his wife, Jayne, and 4 children.

Frederick C Paterson III ’55, July 18, 2017. Beta Theta Pi, student government, marching band. He was a salesman in the construction and manufacturing industry. He is survived by his former wife, Lorraine, 2 children, 5 grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.

Leonard G Dennick ’56, March 13, 2017. Delta Upsilon, Maroon, Salmagundi, University Chorus, orchestra. Columbia University, MD. He worked variously as a doctor at Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY, and an instructor at NY Medical College. He then joined the pharmaceutical research company Bristol-Myers Squibb, where he worked for more than a decade before retiring in 1991. He is survived by his sister.

Roger D Hillyer ’56, December 24, 2017. Theta Chi, University Chorus, student government, concert orchestra, soccer. US Army: Marine Corps, 1956‒58. He worked at the International Silver Company as a sales representative. He is survived by his wife, Carol, 5 children, cousins Charlie Hillyer ’44 and Ken Hillyer ’49, and second cousin Alex Emslie ’07.

Alan D Kennedy ’56, November 4, 2017. London Economics Study Group, rifle team, wrestling. US Army Air Force: 1951–54. After Colgate, he worked at direct selling companies, serving as the president and CEO of Nature’s Sunshine Products and president worldwide for Tupperware Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Maggie, and 5 children.

Robert C Roberts Jr ’56, December 5, 2017. Phi Gamma Delta. University Chorus, Military Affinity Group. US Army: Korea. He worked at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith as an account executive. He is survived by his wife, Jane.

Ronald Schaupp ’56, October 15, 2017. Lambda Chi Alpha, Masque and Triangle, Maroon Key, University Chorus, student government. US Navy Medical Corps: 1961-1963. Hahnemann University School of Medicine: MD, 1960. He served his 3-year residency in radiology, during which he diagnosed and treated many underprivileged populations. He practiced for 8 years in Cherry Hill, NJ. In Watertown, NY, he helped to develop the first CT scanner and MRI units, which were the first of their kind north of Syracuse. He was the head of Northern Radiology 1985–89. He is survived by his wife, June, and 2 children.

John R Tyson ’56, December 14, 2017. Alpha Tau Omega, soccer. US Army. He worked at the Polaroid Corp for 30 years. He is survived by his wife, Katherine, 2 children, and 3 stepchildren.

Roger E Carlock ’57, August 7, 2017. Lambda Chi Alpha, Maroon, golf, soccer. US Army. Formerly the senior VP of communications for Massachusetts Financial Services, he retired in 2000. He is survived by his wife, Marty, 2 sons, 2 stepsons, and 9 grandchildren.

Melvin L Eubanks ’58, November 16, 2017. Delta Phi Alpha, Kappa Delta Rho, Military Affinity Group, basketball. Stevens Institute of Technology: MS, 1966. US Army. He worked at Bell Laboratories before joining the first African American investment company, First Harlem Securities Inc, as its CEO. At the time of his passing, he was an adjunct professor of Manhattan Community College. He is survived by his wife, Marlene, their son, and 3 grandsons.

Douglas G Geiser ’58, December 14, 2017. Theta Chi, glee club. US National Guard. He was the CEO of Binghamton Hardware and HVAC Supply and president of Berger Brothers Company, a manufacturing company in Feasterville, PA. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 2 sons, and 4 grandchildren.

Peter D Fallon ’59, April 11, 2010. Phi Kappa Psi. He owned and operated an antique store. He is survived by his wife, Jennifer, and 3 children.

Richard T Randall ’59, MA’61, November 11, 2017. Phi Delta Theta, Maroon Key, Konosioni, football, basketball, lacrosse, baseball. For 50 years, he was a teacher at Columbia High School in the East Greenbush (NY) Central School District. Also a coach throughout his life, he developed the lacrosse program at Columbia High School and served as head coach for 15 years. He is survived by his wife, Sally, 3 children, and 6 grandchildren.

Robert F Spohn ’59, January 9, 2018. Phi Delta Theta, baseball. University of Connecticut: MBA, 1966. For more than 30 years, he was a professor at Northwestern Connecticut Community College. He completed two college marketing textbooks and published an autobiography named Seven Webfoot Way. He is survived by his significant other, Kathy, his son, Mike ’83, his daughter, and a grandson.

Edward W Brower ’60, June 30, 2017. Phi Kappa Tau, University Chorus. Passionate about education, he advocated for legislation in California that expanded the state’s investment in special education and later directed the Special Education Division of the Vallejo School District. He is survived by his wife, Mary, and 4 children.

Stanton J Feeley ’60, October 26, 2017. Sigma Nu, football, golf, indoor track. His long career in finance included serving as the CIO of SunAmerica Asset Management in New York City. He is survived by his wife, Mary, 3 children, and 9 grandchildren.

Laurence I Goodman ’60, November 4, 2017. Delta Upsilon, Konosioni, Student Government, cheerleading, football, indoor track. Columbia University, LLB. He worked in investment banking and law for many years. He also co-founded the Southwest Oregon Kite Festival. He is survived by his wife, Lynn, and 2 children.

Jonathan M Klarfeld ’60, January 8, 2018. Delta Kappa Epsilon, ice hockey, football. He was a journalism professor for more than 40 years at Boston University. In addition to teaching, he was a media critic for the Boston Herald and a restaurant columnist for the Boston Phoenix. Also, he co-founded the Beacon Hill Rugby Club and an all-star team called The Sorcerers. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, daughter Victoria ’06, and a son.

Andre U Buchs ’61, August 25, 2017. Phi Gamma Delta, football, indoor track. US Army: Panama; Army Commendation Medal. University of Pennsylvania, DMD. He spent 43 years as an oral surgeon in central Florida, retiring in 2016. He was an expert on dental implants, placing more than 16,000 in his career. He is survived by his wife, Verna, 3 daughters, and 7 grandchildren.

Peter C Jaeger ’61, November 21, 2017. Sigma Nu, football, wrestling. He was a writer for TV comedies and a male model. In his later years, he owned a horse farm in Chapel Hill, NC. He was predeceased by his father, Whitney Jaeger ’38. He is survived by his wife, Katherine, and a daughter.

Albert F Lawrence ’62, December 25, 2017. Sigma Chi, Alumni Memorial Scholar, University Chorus, London Economics Study Group. Syracuse University: JD, 1965. He worked in the production department of Columbia Records for many years and then served in family court in Herkimer, Oneida, Warren, and Saratoga counties. He is survived by 2 daughters, 3 stepchildren, and 4 grandchildren.

Collyer R Matousek ’62, November 8, 2017. Kappa Delta Rho. US Coast Guard. Tufts University: DMD, 1965. He practiced dentistry for 40 years, dedicating part of his career to providing dental care to patients with autism, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, and other special needs. He is survived by his wife, Constance, and a son.

Robert P Horne ’63, October 21, 2017. Phi Kappa Tau, International Relations Council, soccer. US Navy: Vietnam. He had a long and storied career as a pilot, flying with the Military Airlift Command in the Navy after college. He was later stationed in Antarctica to support the US Geological Survey’s research activity; the “Horne Glacier” is named after him. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Buchanan, and 4 children.

Philip J Bray ’65, December 8, 2017. Phi Kappa Psi, London Economics Study Group. Tulane University: JD, 1968. After 3 years of private practice, he worked for 36 years as an attorney for Allegheny Power. He was a former president of the Washington County Bar Association. He was predeceased by his first wife, Margaret. He is survived by a stepson and 3 step-grandchildren.

Peter G Beaulieu ’66, November 19, 2017. Delta Upsilon, football. He taught math and coached high school football in his hometown of Leominster, MA, where he is a member of the Leominster Football Hall of Fame. He was predeceased by his first wife, Leela. He is survived by his second wife, Lisa, and 4 children.

John E Gillick Jr ’67, December 10, 2017. Theta Chi, Maroon, Newman Community, student government, basketball; Alumni Corporation Board, Board of Trustees, Alumni Maroon Citation Award, Maroon Council. Georgetown U: JD, 1970. He was an attorney for Air Transport Association of America. He was predeceased by his brother Arthur ’70. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; daughters Megan ’93 and Moira Duggan ’04; brother Bill ’75; sister-in-law Ann Duffy ’71; nephews Andrew ’00, Chris ’03, and Patrick ’13; a niece; his mother-in-law; and 2 grandchildren.

David M Tallcott ’67, December 30, 2017. Alpha Delta Phi. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute: MS, 1974. He was the president of Mutual Thrift Service Center. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine, and a son.

David L Curtis ’68, July 23, 2017. Phi Society, Educational Policy Committee, University Church, Student Faculty Judiciary Committee. Columbia University: MD. He practiced rheumatology in San Francisco for more than 4 decades, in addition to teaching medical ethics at Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UCSF. He is survived by his wife, Nora Blay, a son, 2 stepchildren, and 4 grandchildren.

Eric T Maehara ’68, April 1, 2010. Alumni of Color. Hastings College of Law: JD. Previously an attorney, he later worked as the legislative reference bureau attorney for the HI state legislature. He is survived by his 3 children, mother, and 5 siblings.

Peter R Nagle ’69, February 9, 2017. Student government, football, wrestling. US Army. University of Dayton: MBA, 1976. He was the AVP at First Union National Bank. He also ran the Mountain Magnolia Inn and worked with the Hot Springs Tourism Association in Hot Springs, NC. He is survived by his wife, Karen, 3 children, and 2 grandsons.

Gregory J Wentz ’69, December 6, 2017. Phi Kappa Psi, hockey. Following graduation, he played hockey in Denmark. Afterward, he was a teacher who coached and mentored many children throughout the years. He also owned his own business providing home care for elderly and disabled people. He is survived by his wife, Christie, and their 4 children.

Carolyn J Hariton ’72, August 3, 2015. Johns Hopkins: MS. University of Maryland: JD. Previously the in-house counsel for Telecommunications Inc, she later practiced law and settled in Englewood, CO. She was predeceased by her father, Theodore ’46, and is survived by her 2 daughters.

Amory S Carhart III ’73, January 13, 2018. Columbia U: MBA. He worked at Citibank in Manhattan and Zurich, Switzerland, until he retired in 2000. He is survived by his wife, Karen, and their son.

Thomas P Halley Jr ’73, November 10, 2017. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Konosioni, WRCU; class editor. Albany Law School: JD. Marist College: MPA. He maintained a private law practice and served as president of the Board of Education in Poughkeepsie, NY. He is survived by 3 children.

Robert K Newcomb ’73, October 5, 2017. He owned Newcomb Ford in Cortland, NY. He also published 6 fantasy novels through Random House and 3 novels under the pseudonym Robert Barclay through Harper Collins. He is survived by his wife, Joyce, his parents, his brother, and his stepfamily.

Stacy Hinck ’74, January 14, 2018. She is survived by her husband, Glenn Jacobson ’74, and 2 sons, including Samuel Jacobson ’08.

Paul D Patterson ’75, September 9, 2016. Kappa Delta Rho. He was predeceased by his father, Thomas ’30. He is survived by his wife, Catherine, and 2 children.

Stephen M Smith ’75, October 21, 2017. He worked for many years at his family’s hardware business, Lehrer’s Hardware and Electric Company. He is survived by his wife, Benay, and a son.

David N Van Leeuwen ’78, MAT’78, August 8, 2017. Cornell U: BA. He was a math teacher for 30 years, was a member of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of NY State, and ran a math blog. He is survived by his wife, Louise, his 3 siblings, and several nieces and nephews.

Peter J McGrail ’81, August 3, 2017. Bentley College: MA. For 25 years, he was a financial executive, most recently as CFO of Paylocity in Arlington Heights, IL. He is survived by his wife, Agnes, and 4 children.

Nancy Demmer Tarvin ’81, August 13, 2017. University of Maryland: MA. She was an educational leader in the Leander School District (TX) for 25 years. She is survived by her husband, Jim ’81, and her parents.

Andrew J Blackwood ’86, December 1, 2017. Phi Kappa Tau, Colgate Thirteen. Carroll School of Management at Boston College: MBA. He worked in consulting and health care. He is survived by his wife, Carolan, 2 children, and his mother.

David A Kilpatrick ’08, August 19, 2017. Theta Chi, Student Activities Board. He worked at the CNY Community Foundation, encouraging local philanthropy within the region. He was predeceased by his brother, Andrew ’05, and survived by his mother, Mary ’74, and father.

Mark Edwards, November 19, 2017. He joined Colgate in 1998 as an assistant professor of sociology. In 2003, he served as the acting director of the Office of Undergraduate Studies. He also was assistant dean of multicultural affairs 2004–2005 and dean of institutional diversity 2005–2006. Most recently, he was the director of diversity and inclusion at Dakota State University in Madison, SD. He is survived by 3 children and 2 grandchildren.