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.

1936Solomon Fisher, retired attorney, Pleasant Hill, Calif. on March 26, 2019.
1941Arthur D. Taplinger, retired engineer, Fort Lee, N.J., on February 12, 2019.
1945George T. “Ted” Wright, professor emeritus, Louisville, Ky., on May 1, 2019.
1946Herbert M. Hendin, physician and expert on suicide, New York City, on February 7, 2019.
Baruch S. “Barry” Jacobson, retired professor, Wynnewood, Pa., on February 29, 2019.
1947William Citterbart Jr., Melville, N.Y., on August 30, 2017.
1949Dominick P. Purpura, physician, professor, researcher and academic administrator, New York City, on May 16, 2019.
1951Arthur S. Verdesca, retired physician and corporate medical director, Morristown, N.J., on August 11, 2018.
1955Ronald P. McPhee, retired insurance executive, Somers, N.Y., on June 25, 2018.
Neil D. Opdyke, geologist and professor emeritus, Gainesville, Fa., on April 7, 2019.
1956Robert Cabat, retired educator, Staten Island, N.Y., on June 5, 2019.
1957Anthony I. Antonio Jr., retired chemical engineer, Christiansburg, Va., on March 28, 2019.
1960Paul M. Wolsk, retired attorney, New York City, on March 2, 2019.
1961Norman A. Kurnit, physicist, Santa Fe, N.M., on February 6, 2019.
1967Robert G. Segel, retired investments executive, Key Biscayne, Fla., on September 6, 2017.
1969Ronald J. Dronzek, financial advisor, New York City, on March 18, 2019.
Roy S. Feldman, retired professor of dentistry, Jamison, Pa., on March 8, 2019.
Ronald R. Rosenblatt, retired financial executive, West Des Moines, Iowa, on February 24, 2019.
1973Zachary C. Husser, community activist and college prep counselor, Hackensack, N.J., on October 29, 2018.
1999Tokunboh S. Rose, physician, Charlotte, N.C., on June 9, 2019.
2006Brian J. Creeden, San Francisco, on August 21, 2016.

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