Other Deaths Reported

Columbia College Today also has learned of the following deaths. Complete obituaries will be published in an upcoming issue, pending receipt of information. Due to the volume of obituaries that CCT receives, it may take several issues for the complete obituary to appear.

1948Richard J. Calame, retired ob/gyn, Vero Beach, Fla., on January 31, 2017.
Wagner P. Thielens Jr., retired professor, New York City, on August 6, 2016.
1949Walter A. Schlotterbeck, retired attorney, Mercer Island, Wash., on February 5, 2017.
1950Daniel Brachfeld, real estate executive, New York City, on February 3, 2017.
Mario A. Palmieri, retired editor, Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., on September 23, 2016.
1951Stanley I. Schachter, attorney, Boynton Beach, Fla., on January 25, 2017.
Schulyer Sharp, Tulsa, Okla., on October 31, 2016.
1952Melvin Tresser, retired physician, Winter Park, Fla., on January 17, 2017.
1956William A. Schaffer, retired attorney, consultant and author, San Jose, Calif., on February 5, 2017.
1957Joseph Feldschuh, physician and medical researcher, Bronx, N.Y., on January 31, 2017.
1959Richard Dobrin, retired professor, founder and director of healthcare group, Santa Fe, N.M., on January 12, 2016.
Ira J. Plotinsky, physician, San Francisco, on June 11, 2016.
1962Jules R. Alcorn, Austin, Texas, on September 3, 2015.
1967Harold S. Wechsler, professor and author, Rochester, N.Y., on February 17, 2017.
1979Keith S. Orenstein, on January 14, 2017.
2015Catherine M. Johannet, teacher, Scarsdale, N.Y., on February 5, 2017.

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.