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In Memoriam - Archives

  • 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.
  • Claire King Amyot, Skidmore's first director of health services, died November 17, 1983, at Saratoga Hospital. She was 75 years old.
  • Helen (“Foo”) Donohoe Armstrong, a longtime switchboard operator at Skidmore, died January 3, 2013, in Glens Falls, N.Y. She was 87.
  • Alwin "Al" Barney, former chief of security, died November 18, 2003, in Saratoga Springs. He was 88.
  • Ruth Beach, a member of the Scribner Library staff died May 21, 2014, at home, surrounded by her family.
  • John Bradley, a longtime member of the Custodial Operations staff, died Feb. 11, 2015. He was 75.
  • Mary Oliver Bradley, a member of the Dining Services staff for 42 years, died Sunday, September 27, 2009, in Saratoga Springs.
  • 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.
  • Harriet Maxwell Brown, a member of the Skidmore faculty for 32 years, died at the age of 94 in Exeter, N.H., during the early winter of 1991.
  • Mary J. Byrne, former cashier in financial services, passed away February 6, 2011, at Saratoga Hospital. She was 96.
  • Lee Canfield, a longtime administrative staffer, died July, 15 2004.
  • Earl Chandler, head mechanic in the grounds and transportation department, died November 18, 2004.
  • Roberta Chramoff, longtime executive secretary to the dean of student affairs, died Sunday, September 5, 2010, at her home in Ballston Spa.
  • Stella Clark, former member of the business affairs staff, died June 23, 2004, in Northumberland, N.Y.
  • Irene Jean Esposito Clute, a longtime member of the Dining Services staff, passed away January 9, 2010, at Saratoga Hospital. She was 69.
  • Frances Cody, died June 19, 2006, in Columbia, S.C. She was 80.
  • James Cooney, former Skidmore security chief, died October 24, 2002, in Saratoga Springs. He was 80.
  • 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.
  • Nancy B. Davis, a longtime member of Skidmore's physical education faculty, died March 13, 2013, in North Kingstown, R.I. She was 90.
  • Mildred Dean, a longtime Skidmore Shop employee, died October 13, 2005, in Saratoga Springs.