Obituaries

June 15, 2017

A champion for higher ed

Rep. Helen Sommers protected funding and expanded opportunities.


June 7, 2017

JIM BRINK, UW TENNIS

Remembering UW tennis great Jim Brink (1925-2017)

Remembering UW tennis great Jim Brink (1925-2017).


March 24, 2017

Memorials: March 2017 Issue

To report an obituary, email columns@uw.edu or write to Columns Magazine at Campus Box 354989, Seattle, WA 98195-4989. 1930s Frank W. McDermott Jr. ’38 | Bainbridge Island, age 99, Sept. 27. 1940s Robert E. Brockway ’41 | Lacey, age 98, Nov. 11. Susanne Fisher Hubbach ’41 | Mercer Island, age 96, Jan. 5. Harriet Maria...


February 28, 2017

The legacy of Willis Konick (1930-2016) and Al Sugiyama (1949-2017)

Willis Konick and Al Sugiyama committed their lives to education and social justice.


Esther Wilkins Tufts

Esther M. Wilkins (1916-2016)

The founder of the School of Dentistry’s dental hygiene program, known as the godmother of modern dental hygiene, died Dec. 12 in Boston.


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Richard Cooley (1923-2016)

Remembering Richard Cooley, a chairman of Wells Fargo who taught in the Foster School of Business.


walt parietti

Walt Parietti, known for ‘Puck Talk’ column, dies at 89

Walt Parietti, known for 'Puck Talk' column, dies at 89.


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Bert Pound (1916-2016)

Remembering Bert Pound, ’37, who played for the "boys in the boat" and did one-armed push-ups at UW football games.


February 27, 2017

Tarlee W. Brown (1940-2016)

Remembering architect and urban planner Tarlee Brown (1940-2016).