In Memoriam - Faculty & Staff

The Department of Chemistry fondly remembers those faculty and staff members who have passed away since 2017.
(Please note: this list may be incomplete.)

Faculty

James Paul Avery (PhD, '78, Malmstadt; served on Illinois faculty 1979-1981), December 1, 2018 - CU News article

Benjamin Downs Hall (served on Illinois faculty 1958–1963), April 2, 2019

Richard L. Keiter (visiting professor of chemistry 1980, with John Shapley), January 19, 2018

David Mearns Paisley (served on Illinois faculty 1995; MS, '59; PhD, '61, Marvel), October 16, 2019

William H. Pirkle (served on Illinois faculty 1964-2018), April 6, 2018

Elizabeth Parker Rogers (served on Illinois faculty 1963–1988), April 24, 2020, Chemistry web story

Charles Pence Slichter (served on Illinois faculty 1961-2018), February 19, 2018

Omar Steward (served on Illinois faculty 1962-1963), December 17, 2018

Edward Curtis Taylor Jr. (served on Illinois faculty 1951-54), November 22, 2017

Andrzej Wieckowski (served on Illinois faculty 1985–2019), January 30, 2019 - Illini Chemists

 


Staff

Rebecca J. Simon (Academic Advisor, LAS and Director of the Placement Center, SCS), October 15, 2018

Iris Kaye Stovall (Assistant Director, General Chemistry 1979-1997), September 19, 2019 - Chemistry web story