Category - In Memoriam

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In Memoriam: Professor Emerita Jane Sinclair

Professor Emerita Jane Donaghe Sinclair, who taught art at Chapman University for more than 35 years, passed away Sept. 2, 2021. She was 82. Sinclair, who was born in Tulsa, Okla., moved to California to teach at what...

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In Memoriam

David Janes David A Janes, an entrepreneur and champion of education who served Chapman University as Board of Trustees chairman and later as chairman emeritus, passed away April 7. Janes’ commitment to Chapman is...

In Memoriam: Dave Weatherill ’51 (M.A. ’66)

Dave Weatherill ’51 (M.A. ’66), a member of the Chapman University Athletics Hall of Fame,  passed away June 7. He was 90. Over the years, Weatherill made an impact at Chapman as an athlete, coach, faculty member and...

In Memoriam: Toshi Ito ’46

Toshiko Nagamori “Toshi” Ito ‘46, who worked to preserve the experiences of Japanese Americans sent by the U.S. government to a Wyoming internment camp known as Heart Mountain during World War II, passed away July 14...