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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.
  • Beach, Ruth
    Ruth Beach, a member of the Scribner Library staff died May 21, 2014, at home, surrounded by her family. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • Huston, Eleanor L.
    Eleanor L. Huston, former executive secretary to the Secretary of the College, died March 3, 2006, at Saratoga Hospital. Read More.
  • Jarvis, Robert
    Robert Jarvis, former director of physical plant at Skidmore, died Oct. 23, 2010, of complications from cancer. Read More.
  • Lloyd, Ernest R.
    Ernest R. "Ernie" Lloyd III, a longtime member of the housekeeping staff, died May 19, 2010, at Albany Medical Center. He was 85. Read More.
  • Long, David E.
    David E. Long, the architect of Skidmore's modern fundraising program and longtime vice president at the College, died Feb. 7, 2012, at Saratoga Hospital. Read More.
  • Mabb, Richard
    Richard Mabb, a longtime member of the facilities staff, died February 27, 2010, at Saratoga Hospital. Read More.
  • McMartin, Mary Elizabeth
    Mary Elizabeth McMartin, a longtime member of the Student Affairs staff and the mother of a Skidmore graduate, died September 26, 2009, at Saratoga Hospital, following a short illness. Read More.
  • Murray, Edward J.
    Edward J. Murray, supervisor of transportation and grounds from 1991 to 1998, died Feb. 22, 2006, at home. He was 69. Read More.
  • Oliver, Violet M.
    Violet M. Oliver, a longtime member of the Housekeeping division, died Thursday, December 20, 2012. She was 87. Read More.
  • Otrembiak, Anthony
    Anthony Otrembiak, a Skidmore College retiree, died February 1, 2005, at his home in Milton, N.Y. Read More.
  • Palamountain, Anne
    A prominent figure in the community and a personal friend to many, the former "First Lady" of Skidmore College passed away on January 24. In a recent interview, she discussed her love of Skidmore College and how she came to Saratoga Springs. Read More.

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