Category - In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Jim Miller

                  A Remembrance By William Cumiford ’63, Ph.D., associate professor of history About a decade ago one of my advisees, Laura, a history major, dropped by...

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In Memoriam: Richard Bye

A dedicated supporter of Chapman University for more than three decades, Richard Bye passed away Jan. 13. He was 68. Along with Roseanne, his wife of 47 years, Bye became involved with Chapman in the early 1980s...

In Memoriam: Sheldon Disrud

        An early director of choral music who helped many Chapman University alumni launch singing and music education careers, Sheldon Disrud has died. He passed away Dec. 13 in Fullerton, Calif. He...

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Legacy Scholarship honors Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09)

Ryan Odenwalder (J.D. ’09) was one of the top students at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law. Although a car accident ended his life in April 2010, his legacy lives on through the Ryan L. Odenwalder...

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In Memoriam: June Williams

A longtime member of the Town & Gown support group as well as the Charles C. Chapman Heritage Society at Chapman University, June Williams passed away in March.

Remembering Don Will

Joey Huddleston '11 remembers the impact of Don Will, Ph.D., professor of political science and holder of the Delp-Wilkinson Chair in Peace Studies, who passed away in February.

In Memoriam: The Rev. Dean Echols ’46

An alumnus who literally sang the praises of Chapman University and served as an unflagging supporter of alumni activities, the Rev. Dean Echols ’46 passed away Aug. 28. He was 88. Friends and colleagues remembered...

In Memoriam: Ross Escalette

A champion of public art and educational excellence, Chapman University Trustee Ross Escalette passed away in September after a long illness. “Ross was a beloved friend of Chapman and, as a board member, was an...