Other Deaths Reported

Columbia College Today also has learned of the following death(s). Complete obituaries will be published in an upcoming issue, pending receipt of information.


Harold E. Brandmaier, engineer, Harrington Park, N.J., on April 11, 2022.


N. David Charkes, retired physician, Collegeville, Pa., on April 1, 2022.

Ralph S. Scherer, financial executive, Alexandria, Va., on December 31, 2020.


Richard B. Bloomenstein, retired plastic surgeon, Englewood, N.J., on August 8, 2022.


Robert R. Jespersen, retired attorney, Melbourne, Fla., on June 4, 2022.

1966Thomas Kalfa, safety and security expert, Cerritos, Calif., on March 16, 2022.

Adam M. Sutner, ski resort executive, Crystal Mountain, Wash., on April 4, 2022.

Obituary Submission Guidelines

Columbia College Today welcomes obituaries for graduates of Columbia College, the undergraduate liberal arts college of Columbia University in the City of New York. CCT does not publish obituaries for undergraduate or graduate alumni of any other Columbia University school. Word limit is 200; text may be edited for length, clarity and style at the editors’ discretion. Links and/or addresses for memorial contributions may be included. Please fill out the Submit an Obituary form.