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Wednesday, October 26th, 2022

James Turnure Sr. P’82

Dear Colleagues, The campus community mourns the passing of James Turnure Sr. P’82, who died on Saturday, Oct. 22. James retired as professor emeritus of art in 1992 after 24 years of service to Bucknell. James is survived by his son, Jim Turnure Jr. ’82. James joined Bucknell in 1968 as chair of the Department of Art & Art History and quickly became renowned on campus for his introductory course on art history, known as “Art in the Dark.” He was a dynamic lecturer and shared his many artifacts and antiquities with students, later donating them to the Samek Art […]

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Monday, August 8th, 2022

Catherine Blair M’02

Dear Colleagues, The campus community mourns the passing of Catherine Blair M’02, who died on Monday, July 25, 2022. Catherine began working in the Writing Center in 1982. After working there for many years, she obtained a master’s degree in biology and began a second career doing both field and lab research for the next 15 years. Her spouse, Stephen Becker, is associate professor of physics, emeritus. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. I encourage you to visit our In Memoriam site to share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. […]

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

Annelies Gray

The campus community mourns the passing of Annelies Gray, who died on Friday, May 13. Annelies retired as secretary in the English department in 1994 after 20 years of service to Bucknell. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. I encourage you to visit our In Memoriam site to share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Annelies’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. BravmanPresident Annelies E. Gray, 97, of Lewisburg entered […]

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Tuesday, January 25th, 2022

Phyllis L. “Dolly” Conrad

Dear Colleagues, The campus community mourns the passing of Phyllis L. “Dolly” Conrad, who died on Thursday, Jan. 13. Dolly worked as a custodian while at Bucknell, retiring from the University in 1998. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. You are encouraged to visit our In Memoriam site to share personal notes of sympathy and remembrance with others. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Dolly’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. BravmanPresident Phyllis L. “Dolly” Conrad, Northumberland, passed […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

Adam Schwartz

The campus community mourns the passing of Adam Schwartz, who died on August 22, 2020. Adam began his work at Bucknell in 2018 in his role as the Holmes Professor in Management and Co-director of the Student Management Investment Fund. The Freeman College of Management mourns the loss of a dear friend, distinguished colleague, and beloved teacher. With a generous spirit and a droll sense of humor, Professor Schwartz was the rare teacher-scholar who inspired student applause on the first day of class. Adam’s son, Robert, is a member of the Class of 2024. Included below is the complete text […]

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Saturday, December 28th, 2019

Jonathan Lyons

The campus community mourns the passing of Jonathan Lyons, who died on Dec. 14, 2019. He served as an adjunct assistant professor at Bucknell from 2005-2016. Included below is the complete text of the obituary, as provided by the family. On behalf of our entire University community, I extend our deepest sympathies to Jonathan’s family, as well as to all who knew him at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ________________________________________________________ John E. “Jonathan” Lyons, 52, of Iowa City and formerly of Waterloo, Iowa died Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the University of Iowa Hospitals in Iowa City, Iowa. Jonathan was […]

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Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Doris (Harter) Walter

The campus community mourns the passing of Doris Walter, who died on August 13, 2019.  She retired from Bucknell Dining in 1990. 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 Doris’s family, as well as to all who knew her at Bucknell. John C. Bravman President ____________________________________________________________________________ Doris (Harter) Walter, 92, of Milton, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. She was […]

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