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  • Agosta, Rita
    Rita Agosta, a former longtime staff member at Skidmore's Scribner Library, died on December 26, 2008, at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. She was 96. Read More.
  • Baruzzi, Peter B.
    Peter B. Baruzzi, professor emeritus of art at Skidmore, died July 25, 2014, in Saratoga Springs. He was 89. Read More.
  • Beach, Ruth
    Ruth Beach, a member of the Scribner Library staff died May 21, 2014, at home, surrounded by her family. Read More.
  • Becker, Alma
    Alma Becker, nationally recognized theater director and longtime member of Skidmore's Theater Department, died June 2, 2013, following a long illness. She was 67. Read More.
  • Bradley, Mary Oliver
    Mary Oliver Bradley, a member of the Dining Services staff for 42 years, died Sunday, September 27, 2009, in Saratoga Springs. Read More.
  • Briggs Sr., Leon E.
    Leon E. Briggs Sr., retired member of the College's Custodial Operations staff, died March 11, 2012, at Wesley Health Care Center in Saratoga Springs. Read More.
  • Correa, Mary Elizabeth
    Mary Elizabeth Correa, associate professor emerita in the Department of Management and Business, died May 9, 2014, of complications from Alzheimer's disease. She was 67. Read More.
  • Costanzo, Marie T.
    Marie T. Costanzo-longtime secretary in the Department of Music and mother of three Skidmore alumnae-died May 21, 2009, at the age of 76. Read More.
  • Crocker, Denton W.
    Denton Winslow Crocker, noted zoologist and professor emeritus of biology, died Feb. 19, 2012, of complications from cancer. Read More.
  • Fairbanks, Anne Ross
    Anne Ross Fairbanks died June 18, 2009, in Troy, N.Y. A former Olympic athlete, Presidential Point of Light, teacher, scholar, and Skidmore aquatics coach, she was 85 years old. Read More.
  • Fleishman, Ruth
    Ruth Fleishman, longtime lab coordinator in Skidmore's Biology Department, died Feb. 14, 2012, in Troy, following a long illness. She was 80. Read More.
  • Fortin, Barbara
    Barbara Fortin, who retired from the Housekeeping staff in 2000, died January 5, 2014. She was 79. Read More.
  • Galant, Henry C.
    Henry C. Galant, professor emeritus and founding chair of the Department of Government at Skidmore, died Nov. 16, 2010, from complications of pneumonia. He was 92. Read More.
  • Galant, Eleanore F.
    Eleanore F. Galant, Skidmore's longtime director of publications, died June 25, 2006, at Wesley Health Care Center following a brief illness. Read More.
  • Green, Gene Marie
    Gene Marie Green, accomplished musician and gifted teacher whose career in Skidmore's Music Department spanned nearly four decades, died May 1, 2010, following a battle with cancer. Read More.
  • Greenwood, Lawrence R.
    Lawrence R. "Ronnie" Greenwood, a maintenance mechanic at Skidmore and, according to many who knew him, "one of the nicest people ever to work at the College," died March 11, 2010, at his home in Corinth. Read More.
  • Hockenos, Warren
    Warren J. Hockenos, a longtime member of Skidmore's Philosophy Department, died December 13, 2010, at his home, from complications of Parkinson's disease. Read More.
  • Hollenbeck, Lois Rose
    Lois Rose (Sevigny) Hollenbeck, a Skidmore graduate and assistant professor emerita of biology, died April 29, 2010, in Valatie, N.Y. Read More.
  • Huston, Eleanor L.
    Eleanor L. Huston, former executive secretary to the Secretary of the College, died March 3, 2006, at Saratoga Hospital. Read More.

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