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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 […]

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Sunday, February 5th, 2017

Edward Mastascusa

The campus community mourns the passing of Edward “Ed” Mastascusa, who died on Sunday, February 5, 2017.  Edward joined the Bucknell faculty in 1968, and, after teaching for 41 years, retired as Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering in 2009. Ed received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching in the 1980-81 academic year, and he served as department chair for many years during his tenure at Bucknell. Ed was a 1956 graduate of St. Basil High School. He continued his education at Carnegie Mellon University, where he received bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees by 1964. He served honorably in the U. […]

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Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Barry Maxwell ’59

The campus community mourns the passing of Barry Maxwell, 78, who died on Sunday, October 25, 2015. A member of the Class of 1959, Barry received both his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Bucknell University. He joined the Bucknell faculty in 1963, became Dean of Engineering in 1979, and in 1986 moved to the role of Vice President for Administration. He retired in 1999 after 36 years of service to Bucknell. Barry was born January 20, 1937, in New Brunswick, N.J., a son of the late Sherman O. and Edna (Robbins) Maxwell. On June 15, 1957, […]

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