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Former UI first lady Betty Gibb Maley died July 10
Posted: Monday, July 20
Former University of Idaho first lady, Betty Gibb Maley, wife of the late UI President Richard Gibb, passed away on July 10 following a life of lovely demeanor and quiet grace. She served as the first lady of UI during Richard’s tenure as president from 1977 to 1989. During Richard’s presidency, Betty thrived and embraced her role as first lady of the university. She loved hosting and...
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Herman Ronnenberg, UI Alumnus and History Teacher, dies June 2
Posted: Monday, June 15
After a long and brave battle with cancer, Herman Wiley Ronnenberg, Ph.D., passed away Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at the age of 68. Herman wore many hats in his lifetime, including teacher, librarian, professor, restaurant and bar owner, historical writer, bookstore owner and publisher. He taught UI survey level courses for the History Department from 2009 through 2014 and was always kind, patient a...
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Military history, business law professor Wayne Price dies at age 62
Posted: Monday, June 1
Wayne Martin Price, 62, of Moscow passed away on Friday, May 22, 2015, at Hospice House in Coeur d'Alene. Wayne was born March 21, 1953, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to George and Marie Price. He grew up in Pittsburgh until high school when he attended Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, N.Y., graduating in 1971. In 1973, Wayne joined the U.S. Army where he served for 36 years bef...
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In Memoriam: Bradley Kenneth Williams, retired UI veterinarian, dies
Posted: Wednesday, May 27
Brad was born to Leonard Keith and Diane Eleanor (nee Barrett) Williams on June 21, 1960, in Plainfield, N.J. He passed away on May 23, 2015, in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, after a brief illness. The family moved to Ardmore, Okla., in 1973. Brad graduated from Ardmore High School in 1978. He earned his bachelor of science degree in animal science and his doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Oklah...
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Memorial Service for UI Alumnus Sgt. Greg Moore on Saturday
Posted: Thursday, May 7
A memorial service for Sgt. Greg Moore of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department and a 1997 graduate of the University of Idaho will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Lake City High School in Coeur d'Alene. It is open to the public. Read more about Sgt. Moore here.
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Memorial Service for Forestry Professor Fred Johnson on April 8
Posted: Wednesday, March 25
A memorial service and remembrance for longtime forestry professor Fred Johnson, emeritus, will be held in the Horizon Room of the Idaho Commons April 8 at 5 p.m. A short program will be given and an open mic passed around for attendees to share memories. Johnson worked in the College of Forestry (now College of Natural Resources) for 38 years, devoting nearly 30 of those to managing the McCall Fi...
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Margaret Littlejohn of Cooperative Park Studies Unit Dies
Posted: Thursday, March 19
Margaret Ann Littlejohn, 66, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2015, in Moscow. Margaret was born July 22, 1948, in Newton-Stewart, Scotland, to Quintin and Ruby Littlejohn. She immigrated to the United States as an infant with her parents and became a U.S. citizen at the age of 4 1/2 years old. Margaret held a strong connection to her Scottish heritage and maintained close relationships with her f...
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In Memoriam: John I. Cobb
Posted: Wednesday, February 25
John I. Cobb, professor emeritus of mathematics, passed away Feb. 17, 2015 in Tallahassee, Florida. Cobb served on the faculty from 1969-2006. A memorial was held at MeadowWood Memorial Park in Tallahassee, Florida, where John now lies in peace with his parents and other family members.
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Delta Sigma Phi alum Kenneth D. Agenbroad dies
Posted: Monday, February 16
Kenneth D. Agenbroad, born Jan. 12, 1946, was a proud member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and graduated from the University of Idaho in 1968. Agenbroad died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015 in Litchfield Park, Arizona after a brief battle with kidney cancer. He was a proud supporter of the Vandals.
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Longtime educator Sue Hovey dies
Posted: Tuesday, January 13
Sue Hovey, longtime College of Education educator and recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Human Letters in 2014, passed away Jan. 12 after a battle with cancer. Hovey earned her bachelor’s degree in education from UI in 1968 and her master’s degree in sociology in 1978. She worked for the Moscow School District for nearly 30 years before retiring in 1996. She was dedicated to her...
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Celebration of life for Mark Vaught is planned for Nov. 23
Posted: Thursday, November 20 2014
A celebration of life for Mark Vaught is planned for  1 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23 at the Red Barn in Woodland, WA. Please consider dressing in cheerful colors and something cozy such as a sweater or jacket as the upper level of the barn can be a little chilly this time of year. Also, In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Mark's name to the University of Idaho Quarterback Club (Atten...
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Celebration of Life Gathering for Harley Johansen
Posted: Thursday, September 25 2014
Harley Johansen, long-time Head and Professor in the UI Geography Department who passed away August 28, 2014, will be honored at a memorial/celebration of life gathering on Saturday, October 4th, UI SUB Vandal Ballroom, 11:00 am. Lunch reception to follow. The event will be catered; readings and presentations are planned.
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UI Student Passes Away
Posted: Friday, September 12 2014
Nathan Eddy, a UI student from Conifer, CO, has passed away.  Nathan was a senior studying civil engineering and mathematics. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 15 at the Aspen Ridge Church, 27154 N Turkey Road, Evergreen, CO. Counseling and support services are available through the University Counseling and Testing Center for anyone seeking support. The Counseling...
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In Memoriam: Harley E. Johansen
Posted: Thursday, September 4 2014
Harley E. Johansen, professor of geography, passed away on August 28, 2014. Professor Johansen did his graduate work at the University of Wisconsin at Madison and served on the faculty at the University of West Virginia. He joined the faculty of the University of Idaho in 1981, and served as chair of the Department of Geography from 1981 to 2012. The date and time for a celebration of his life wil...
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In Memoriam: Lydia Clayton
Posted: Tuesday, August 12 2014
Lydia Clayton, Latah County Extension Educator (Small Farms and Horticulture), died as a result of injuries received in an automobile accident on Friday, August 1, 2014. Lydia earned her bachelor’s degree in horticulture (‘04) and master’s degree in plant science (‘09) from the University of Idaho. She joined the faculty in 2009 as an Assistant Extension Professor and Nez...
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In Memoriam: Frank A. Cronk
Posted: Monday, July 7 2014
Frank A. Cronk, professor emeritus of art and design, passed away Saturday, June 28, at his home in Lewiston, Idaho. Frank was a graduate of the University of Idaho with a B.Arch ('65), MA Art ('67) and MFA Art ('72). He taught ceramics and web information design at the University of Idaho from 1972 until his retirement in 2012. Frank was chair of the department of art from 1983 to 1992 and serv...
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In Memoriam: William B. Hall
Posted: Wednesday, July 2 2014
William B. Hall, professor emeritus of geology, passed away in Moscow on June 16, 2014. He served on the faculty from 1965 to 1991. A celebration of life will be announced at a future date. Memorial contributions in his honor are suggested to the Nature Conservancy, Natural Resources Defense Council, or local environmental organizations.
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In Memoriam: Mary H. Voxman
Posted: Wednesday, July 2 2014
Mary H. Voxman, senior instructor emerita of mathematics, passed away on May 18, 2014, in Springfield, Oregon. She served on the faculty from 1982 to 2003. A memorial service was held in Moscow on June 7. Memorial donations may be made to the Mary Voxman Memorial Fund, care of the UI Foundation Gift Administration Office.
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In Memoriam: Michael Dixon
Posted: Friday, May 9 2014
University of Idaho civil engineering professor Michael Dixon suddenly and unexpectedly passed away of an apparent heart attack May 7, 2014.
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Memorial Service for Jane Baillargeon
Posted: Friday, March 28 2014
The memorial service for Jane Baillargeon, former Associate Director of Institutional Research and Assessment,will be held at 1 p.m. on April 16 at the Moscow Church of the Nazarene. All are welcome to attend.
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Remembering Jane Baillargeon
Posted: Sunday, March 23 2014
Jane Baillargeon, associate director of Institutional Research and Assessment, passed away on March 11 after a brief illness. Jane worked with many faculty and staff members on campus and her friends and colleagues have chosen to remember her with a tree planting on the UI campus. The cost is $2,500 which includes the tree, the planting, plaque and care and maintenance of the tree. If you would...
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In Memoriam: Jane Baillargeon Will Be Missed
Posted: Friday, March 14 2014
Jane Baillargeon, associate director of Institutional Research and Assessment, died Tuesday evening March 11 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after a brief illness. When Jane first came to the University of Idaho, it was with the intention of majoring in dance. Her career path shifted when she met Jim Baillargeon. They fell in love and married. Jim and Jane had two daughters, Jennifer, ...
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In Memoriam: Michael E. Browne
Posted: Monday, March 3 2014
Michael E. Browne, professor emeritus of physics, passed away in Moscow on Feb. 23, 2014. Browne earned his Ph.D. in physics at the University of California at Berkeley. He served on the faculty at Idaho from 1967 to 1995, including several years as department chair. A remembrance page for condolences is available at www.kimballfh.com.
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In Memoriam: Meryle Kay Michael
Posted: Monday, March 3 2014
MERYLE KAY MICHAEL March 8, 1941 - February 25, 2014 Meryle Kay "Mert" Michael (72) passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, February 25th after a nineteen year battle with cancer. Mert's life was full of joy, happiness and many blessings. She lived a full life and enjoyed family, fun, friends and her Catholic faith. She would have celebrated her 73rd birthday on March 8th. She was the second o...
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In Memoriam: Maynard M. Miller
Posted: Tuesday, February 4 2014
Professor and Dean Emeritus Maynard M. Miller passed away on Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Moscow at the age of 93. Dr. Miller was dean of the College of Mines and Earth Resources from 1975 to 1987. Among his many achievements, he was the senior geologist on the first American expedition to Mount Everest and served three terms in the Idaho Legislature. Dr. Miller was the founder of the Juneau I...
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In Memoriam: Terry Armstrong
Posted: Friday, January 31 2014
A week ago, University of Idaho Professor Emeritus Dr. Terry Armstrong (1935-2014), a monumental legend in the College of Education, died peacefully following a short illness with cancer. Terry’s legacy will live on through the many people he inspired, his lifetime service to education, and his compassionate, benevolent spirit, and his now-famous Found Money Fund. A celebration of life wil...
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In Memoriam: John Law
Posted: Friday, January 24 2014
Professor emeritus John Law of electrical engineering passed away Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014. He taught at UI from 1975 to 1999. He was the national executive officer for the engineering honor society Tau Beta Pi from 1978 to 1982. During the summers he worked for the Idaho National Laboratory and NASA. Professor Law's son Joe is the College of Engineering's current associate dean for undergraduates...
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Celebration of Life in Honor of Professor Emeritus Jeffrey L. Harkins
Posted: Monday, January 6 2014
A Celebration of Life for Jeffrey Harkins, professor emeritus of accounting, will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the University Inn (Silver Room), 2-4 p.m. Dr. Harkins passed away Nov. 26, 2013, at the age of 67. He worked as accounting faculty at both Washington State University and the University of Idaho. Dr. Harkins served as accounting department chair for the University of Idaho Coll...
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In Memoriam: Jasper Avery
Posted: Monday, December 9 2013
Professor Emeritus Jasper Avery of mechanical engineering passed away Nov. 27, 2013. He taught at UI for 40 years from 1959 to 1999 on a variety subjects in the areas of design and mechanics. Avery was a cheerful professor with a great student following. Dean Larry Stauffer fondly remembers Avery always being helpful and supportive of junior faculty. A link to professor Avery’s obituary: h...
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In Memoriam: Arthur Taylor
Posted: Monday, December 2 2013
The University of Idaho is greatly saddened by the death of Arthur Taylor, Ed.D, indigenous affairs officer at the University of Idaho, on Nov. 28, 2013.  The university community’s thoughts and condolences are with Art’s family and the entire Nez Perce Tribe at this difficult time.   Art began working for the provost at the university in 2007, developing culturally sensitive...
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In Memoriam: Carol Marlowe
Posted: Thursday, October 24 2013
Carol Marlowe, program planning and development director at University of Idaho Boise, died of complications due to bile duct cancer on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013. Following a 20 year career with Hewlett Packard, Carol taught strategic management, marketing, and finance in the College of Business, later returning to work full time as program director for the University of Idaho Boise. In her spare...
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In Memoriam: Rob Miller
Posted: Tuesday, October 22 2013
Rob Miller, University of Idaho Industrial Hygienist, died on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 following complications from a vehicle accident a few days earlier.   Since being hired in January 2006, Rob contributed greatly to the Environmental Health and Safety Office and to the wider University community. He brought superior technical skills to his industrial hygiene work and had a strong team spirit....
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In Memoriam: Douglas (Doug) Robert Hall
Posted: Friday, May 17 2013
Doug Hall, University of Idaho Enterprise Development Manager ITS, died unexpectedly on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at the Whitman Hospital in Colfax. Doug he did a great job of supporting the University’s enterprise applications for 25+ years. Doug was very active and involved in Little Guys Wresting in Colfax. Some of Doug’s favorite activities included cooking, hunting and fishing wi...
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In Memoriam: Richard Nagy
Posted: Friday, May 3 2013
Richard Nagy, University of Idaho Facilities engineer, died on 26 April 2013 while riding his motorcycle, one of his most favorite activities. During his 12 years on campus, Richard was a tremendous asset to the Facilities organization and to the wider university and community. He brought enthusiasm, technical rigor and common sense to every problem he tackled, and his work will have lasting impa...
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In Memoriam: James "Jim" VanLeuven
Posted: Wednesday, April 3 2013
James Kenneth “Jim” VanLeuven, who taught journalism and public relations at the University of Idaho from 1970 to 1981, died March 26, 2013, while on vacation with his family in Orlando, Fla. He was 72. When VanLeuven arrived at the University of Idaho, he became half of a two-member department of journalism. He helped develop the multi-disciplinary school of communication, which for...
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Memorial Service for Professor Emeritus Robert Jones
Posted: Monday, September 24 2012
A memorial service for Robert Jones, professor emeritus of geology, will be held Saturday, Sept. 29, at 11 a.m. at the First Presbyterian Church in Moscow. Dr. Jones passed away in July at the age of 85.
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In Memoriam: Gregory Halloran
Posted: Thursday, August 30 2012
Gregory Halloran, associate professor and coordinator of dance, passed away at his home in Moscow earlier this week. Originally from Sacramento, Calif., he was a lifelong dancer who earned honors for his art in both Washington, D.C. and New York City. He completed his Master of Fine Arts in 1996 at The Ohio State University and taught there as well as the Youth Performing Arts School in Kentucky...
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