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Irene Harnish Guyer M’40, March 5, Town and Country, Mo.
Dorothy Derr Snyder P’74, P’75, G’12, June 12, 2019, Carmichael, Calif.

Leslie Whitney P’68, P’70, P’77, Jan. 11, Glen Mills, Pa.

Lois Henneberger, March 18, Greencastle, Pa.
Jo Ridgeway Haase, May 6, 2016, Silver Spring, Md.
Joseph Doane, Jan. 15, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Bob Appelbaum, Jan. 29, Newtown, Pa.
Bob Guempel P’76, P’92, G’06, G’09, G’13, Jan. 31, Point Pleasant, N.J.
Ernie Simon, Jan. 28, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Helen Busing Skove, Aug. 30, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
Lynn Harer Frazier P’80, P’82, April 3, Williamsport, Pa.
Madelyn Businell Gloisten P’83, P’84, Dec. 27, 2011, Setauket, N.Y.
Jacob Wolansky P’80, Jan. 28, Wellington, Fla.
Lois Dial Adams M’52, Feb. 26, Newark, Del.
Bill Cole P’80, March 18, Northumberland, Pa.
Steve Doberstein P’79, Feb. 21, Wilmington, Del.
Donald Roberts, Dec. 18, Glen Mills, Pa.
Finn Petersen, Feb. 5, Sebastian, Fla.
Ginny Clements Kober P’79, Feb. 8, Bethlehem, Pa.
Jack Webber, Feb. 11, Gloucester, Mass.
Andy Anderson, March 15, Indiana, Pa.
Dave Dreher, Feb. 20, Woodbury, N.J.
William Eaton, March 17, Bennington, Vt.
Frederick Fox, Oct. 11, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Joy Mackwell Brady G’09, Jan. 10, Point Pleasant Beach, N.J.
Bob Catherman, Feb. 28, Rutland, Vt.
Calvin Nodine M’59, March 19, Annville, Pa.
Jackie Long Peters, Jan. 25, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Norman Mintz, March 28, Boca Raton, Fla.
Ruth Ragsdale Wright, Feb. 29, Burlington, N.C.
Elizabeth Hull Olson P’81, G’21, April 22, Allentown, N.J.
Donald Plump P’80, P’83, Feb. 11, New Hope, Pa.
Gay Outerson Hathaway, Feb. 6, Little Rock, Ark.
Kenneth Hubner, April 12, Germantown, N.Y.
Donald McCain, Jan. 16, Stowe, Vt.
Bob Richmond, Feb. 9, Corvallis, Ore.
Dian “Dee” Embury Goss, Feb. 23, Hertford, N.C.
Richard Payne, March 14, Cape May, N.J.
Ginny Pond Reed, Jan. 17, Walla Walla, Wash.
Alan Holmes, March 8, San Diego, Calif.
Virginia “Ginger” Rauer Hopper, Jan. 27, Poplar Bluff, Mo.
David Rupprecht, Feb. 16, Shelby, N.C.
Claudette Turner Thompson, Feb. 1, Charlottesville, Va.
Sandra Hunter Weissman, Feb. 12, Vernon, Conn.
Norman Olson, March 17, Kansas City, Mo.
Anne Parsons, April 10, Williamsport, Pa.
Jane Lebars Dembert, Feb. 3, Virginia Beach, Va.
Geri Fish Sager, Dec. 9, Washington, Conn.
Frank Kern, March 2, Big Sky, Mont.
Mark Evans, Jan. 26, Alburtis, Pa.
Kelly Hughes, Jan. 15, 2017, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Ronald “Buck” Gruneberg, Feb. 22, Lewisburg, Pa.
Linda Bregartner Rockwood, Jan. 21, Utica, N.Y.
Peter Vitanzo P’24, Feb. 6, Gulph Mills, Pa.
Jon Husted, Jan. 31, Minneapolis, Minn.
Ryan Wise, March 6, Waxhaw, N.C.
Chris Oesterlin, Dec. 13, Nahant, Mass.
George Bossert M’59, April 2, South Williamsport, Pa.
Bob Himmelreich M’58, Feb. 29, Blue Bell, Pa.
Richard Hyldahl M’66, P’92, March 7, Bonita Springs, Fla.
John Martin M’85, Feb. 4, Tampa, Fla.
Henry Mitterling M’47, Sept. 2, 2014, Sunbury, Pa.
Russell Puschak M’52, March 26, Macungie, Pa.
John Raber M’64, Feb. 20, Dahlonega, Ga.
Larry Smith M’73, March 15, Harrison City, Pa.
Edmund Stawski M’76, April 7, 2018, Warminster, Pa.
Edward Weaver M’56, March 8, Hatboro, Pa.
Richard Wienecke M’67, March 10, Williamsport, Pa.
Faculty and Staff
Daniel Brobst, Feb. 16, Catawissa, Pa.
Dick Ellis, March 23, Lewisburg, Pa.
Roger Oberlin, Feb. 3, Grove City, Pa.
Richard Reilly, March 12, Mifflinburg, Pa.
Barbara Roy, March 17, Bethlehem, Pa.
Richard Molke P’76, P’80, G’12, G’20, Dec. 27, Audubon, Pa.
Lynn Peet P’96, P’98, Aug. 11, Vestal, N.Y.
Professor Dick Ellis
Dick Ellis, 80, a Buckell biology professor for nearly four decades, died March 23 at his home in Lewisburg.

Ellis joined the biology faculty in 1968. “He demanded effort and excellence from students and usually got it,” recalls Wayne McDiffett, professor emeritus of biology. “He also earned great respect from his colleagues for his contributions to the department other than his teaching.”

Those contributions included both Ellis’ research concerning the mechanisms of plant phototropism (why and how plants move toward light) as well as his efforts to refine the department’s curriculum.

Karin Wegener Knisely ’79 recalls Ellis as a masterful teacher whose ability to draw biochemical pathways from memory left her in awe. She cherished his mentorship not only as a student, but later in her work directing Bucknell’s biology department lab.

Ellis helped establish Bucknell’s Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences, serving as lead teacher in two interdisciplinary courses that launched the program in 1979.

Ellis retired from Bucknell as professor emeritus of biology in 2005. He volunteered as a scorekeeper for several Bucknell athletics teams and was a member of the Bucknell Athletics Hall of Fame Committee. He is survived by wife Judy Kerr Ellis ’68, two daughters, two stepdaughters and two stepgrandchildren.