Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Neil Anderson

The campus community mourns the passing of Neil Anderson, who died on Wednesday, Sept. 29. Neil retired from Bucknell in 1999, after 40 years of service, as professor emeritus of art. His wife, Connie Timm, is a Bucknell alum, class of ’66. Neil had a kind and warm personality, and a boundless curiosity about his friends’ experiences and the world around him. After retiring from his career as professor of art he remained deeply committed to the discipline of painting, leading him to continue creating masterful works up to the end of his life. He was a dear friend and […]

Continue reading Neil Anderson »

Friday, September 17th, 2021

Lewis “Chip” Marrara

Dear Bucknellians, It is with deep sadness that I share the news that our friend and colleague Lewis “Chip” Marrara has unexpectedly passed away. I will share information about services for Chip as soon as details are available, but I wanted to make you all aware of this significant loss for our Bucknell family. As assistant dean of students and student conduct administrator in the Division of Student Affairs, Chip helped guide students through difficult times in their collegiate lives. He previously served as assistant dean of fraternity & sorority affairs and was an adviser to numerous student clubs and […]

Continue reading Lewis “Chip” Marrara »

Sunday, September 12th, 2021

Lewis Dewart M’64, P’78

The campus community mourns the passing of Lewis Dewart M’64, P’78, who died on Saturday, September 4. Lewis retired in 1992 as Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering after 18 years of service to the University. Lewis taught Aerodynamics and Advanced Engineering Problems with special talents in the aerodynamics field. His colleagues have shared that Lewis was a rare combination of a professional who has outstanding laboratory skills and other experimental talents. He taught students things in the laboratory which could never be done in a classroom.Lewis was instrumental in acquiring several items of equipment to benefit the labs in mechanical […]

Continue reading Lewis Dewart M’64, P’78 »

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Martha Marguerite “Marge” (Cooper) Pangburn

The campus community mourns the passing of Martha Pangburn, who died on Thursday, Aug. 12. Martha retired in 1978 from her position in Student Health. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam page to share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Martha’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. BravmanPresident ______________________________________________________________________________ Martha Marguerite “Marge” (Cooper) Pangburn, of Lewisburg, passed away Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, […]

Continue reading Martha Marguerite “Marge” (Cooper) Pangburn »

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Jacqueline “Jackie” Miller

The campus community mourns the passing of Jacqueline “Jackie” Miller, who died on Sunday, Aug. 22. Jackie retired in 2018 from her Student Health position after 21 years of service to the University. Jackie’s husband, Garry ‘03, also retired from the University, having worked in Library and Information Technology. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam page to share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Jackie’s family, as well as […]

Continue reading Jacqueline “Jackie” Miller »

Friday, March 12th, 2021

Jerud “Jerry” Mead

The campus community mourns the passing of Jerud “Jerry” Mead, who died on Monday, March 1. Jerry retired in 2009 as professor emeritus of computer science after 26 years of service to Bucknell. His colleagues in the Department of Computer Science shared the following about him: Professor Mead taught a broad array of courses. His engagement with introductory and advanced programming courses informed the development of perspectives on how one might more systematically create programs that meet specifications. Together with Anil M. Shende, Professor Mead co-authored two books that shared his programming views and techniques: Persuasive Programming (2001) and A […]

Continue reading Jerud “Jerry” Mead »

Monday, March 1st, 2021

Irene Njuguna

The campus community mourns the passing of Irene Njuguna, who died on Saturday, February 20. Irene had been employed for 15 years as part of the Bucknell Dining Services team. Irene recently won Bucknell Dining’s “Most Popular Team Member” student contest. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Irene’s family, as well as to all who knew her at […]

Continue reading Irene Njuguna »

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Robert (Bob) Malesardi, ’45, P’75 ’79 ’87, GP’08

The Bucknell University community mourns the passing of emeritus trustee and loyal Bucknellian Robert (Bob) Malesardi, ’45, P’75 ’79 ’87, GP’08, on Jan. 16, 2021. Bob Malesardi majored in accounting at Bucknell and was a member of the wrestling team, the Navy V-12 program and Sigma Chi. Prior to his retirement, the World War II veteran spent many years operating an accounting firm and developing real estate. He co-owned the Four Seasons Resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Malesardi served as an active trustee from 1972 through 1988 and was a generous donor whose gifts to the University supported scholarships and […]

Continue reading Robert (Bob) Malesardi, ’45, P’75 ’79 ’87, GP’08 »

Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Dennis Baumwoll

The campus community mourns the passing of Dennis Baumwoll, who died on Thursday, January 14. Dennis retired in 1998 as Professor Emeritus of English after 32 years of service to Bucknell. Dennis is remembered by his colleagues as a great talker—and a very good listener. As shared by a colleague, “he was a ‘character’ who advanced discourse (and, indeed, developed friendships) through storytelling … he did not suffer fools gladly, nor did he hide his likes and dislikes, though one had to learn how to read his twinkle and his understated, indirect irony.” He had a strong and active commitment […]

Continue reading Dennis Baumwoll »

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Thomas Warner

The campus community mourns the passing of Thomas Warner, who died on Thursday, January 7. Tom retired in 1992 as Professor Emeritus of Music after 24 years of service to Bucknell. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam Site at bucknell.edu/InMemoriam and share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Tom’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. BravmanPresident ___________________________________________________________________________ Thomas Everett Warner of Kensington, […]

Continue reading Thomas Warner »