In Memoriam: Joseph Ablow

Amherst College notes the passing of Joseph Ablow on Nov. 14, 2012. Ablow, a renowned painter and teacher, was a visiting professor for 1975-76 and a visiting artist-in-residence for the fall semester of 2003.

An obituary with more information is available here.

In Memoriam: Stanley E. Seymour

Amherst College notes the passing of retired employee Stanley E. Seymour on Nov. 10, 2012. Seymour worked for the college as a groundsman and as a truck driver from 1953 until his retirement in 1981. His wife, Ruth (Eaton) Seymour, who passed away in 2008, worked in the college’s Mailing Center from 1970 to 1979.

An obituary with more information is available here.

In Memoriam: Amy Olney Johnson

Amherst College notes the passing of retired employee Amy Olney Johnson on Sept. 8, 2012. Johnson served as assistant dean of admissions from 1979 to 1985 and as associate dean of admissions from 1985 until her retirement in 1992.

An obituary with more information is available here.

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In Memoriam: Deene D. Clark

Amherst College notes the passing of The Rev. Dr. Deene D. Clark on Sept. 5, 2012. After 20 years in parish ministry, Clark came to the college on Aug. 25, 1985, as the assistant dean of students and assistant director of the Career Center. In August of 1986, he became the assistant director of career counseling and the Protestant religious advisor. In 1989, the former title was updated to Associate Director of Career Counseling, and in 1994, the latter title became Coordinator of Religious Affairs. Clark retired from the college on Jan. 1, 2000.

The Pioneer

By Emily Gold Boutilier

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Donald S. Pitkin, who introduced anthropology to the Amherst curriculum, died on May 11 at his home in Amherst. He was 90.

In Memoriam: Thomas Francis "Trey" Malone III ’15E

The Amherst College community mourns the loss of Trey Malone of Bradenton, Fla., who passed away on Sunday, June 17.

In Memoriam: Irene Rothberg

Amherst College notes the passing of Irene Rothberg on May 30, 2012. Rothberg came to the college in 1977 as department secretary and assistant to the chair of the Department of Theater and Dance, and she worked there until her retirement in 1997.

An obituary with more information is available here.

In Memoriam: Donald S. Pitkin

In Memoriam: Elizabeth J. LaValle

Amherst College notes the passing of Elizabeth J. LaValle on April 10, 2012. LaValle worked as a custodian at the college from 1982 until her retirement in 1997.

An obituary with more information is available here.

In Memoriam: Shirley Moores

Amherst College notes the passing of retired employee Shirley Moores on Jan. 25, 2012. Moores first came to the college in 1953 and worked for the Alumni Council for seven years before moving to Frost Library, where she worked in Technical Services until her retirement in 1998. She continued working at  Frost on a casual basis for several years after her official retirement.

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