In Memoriam: Matthew Lee

Amherst College notes the passing of Matthew Lee on Friday, Dec. 16, 2011. Lee came to the college in 1999 and worked as a police officer up until the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Catherine, and four daughters, Caylin, Hannah, Emma and Grace.

In Memoriam: Jerome Yezierski

Amherst College notes the passing of Jerome "Herman" Yezierski on Sept. 7, 2011. Yezierski came to the college in 1963 as a janitor and was promoted to special services custodian in 1972. He retired in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Claire, and four children, including college employees Maureen Waskiewicz and Joanne Thornton.

Three in 2,996

By Emily Gold Boutilier

Three alumni—Frederick C. Rimmele III ’90, Brock Safronoff ’97 and Maurita Tam ’01—were among the nearly 3,000 who died in the Sept. 11 attacks.

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