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In Memoriam - Archives

  • Marion E. Decker, a former Skidmore housekeeper, died March 3, 2014, at Pleasant Valley Nursing Facility in Argyle, N.Y. She was 98.
  • Kate Dudley-Perry, an academic advisor in Skidmore's Opportunity Program for eight years, died October 26, 2013, at the age of 37.
  • Gladys Eastman, a former Skidmore housemother, died on April 6, 2013, in Saratoga Springs. She was 99.
  • Marjorie Coudray Williams Eddy, a three-decade member of Skidmore's health services, died May 11, 2004, in Niskayuna, N.Y.
  • Barbara Eggleston, a longtime cashier at the Skidmore Shop, died Sept. 27, 2010, at her home in Saratoga Springs. She was 65.
  • Joan Orton Fina, a longtime events coordinator for Skidmore, died November 3, 2016, at her home in Saratoga Springs. She was 83.
  • Elizabeth C. Finely, a staff member in various areas of the college, died October 19, 1960. She was 87.
  • Ruth Fleishman, longtime lab coordinator in Skidmore's Biology Department, died Feb. 14, 2012, in Troy, following a long illness. She was 80.
  • Barbara Fortin, who retired from the Housekeeping staff in 2000, died January 5, 2014. She was 79.
  • Carol H. Fowler, a longtime member of the support staff in various Skidmore offices, died Dec. 13, 2008, at Saratoga Hospital. She was 61.
  • Elizabeth Foye, a longtime member of the Scribner Library staff, died September 19, 2007, in Saratoga Springs. She was 87.
  • Eleanore F. Galant, Skidmore's longtime director of publications, died June 25, 2006, at Wesley Health Care Center following a brief illness.
  • 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.
  • Mike Hall, a longtime financial planner at Skidmore, died February 1, 2016, at Saratoga Hospital. He was 69.
  • Joan Harmon, long time staff member, died October 23, 2004, in Saratoga Springs. She was 61.
  • Sandra M. Harran, died September 18, 2006, at Albany Medical Center. She was 67.
  • Lawrence "Bobby" Harris died August 22, 2006, at the Bennington Health and Rehabilitation Center in Vermont. He was 79.
  • Mary Hartmann, a longtime secretary, died January 16, 2002.
  • Gloria Hasbrouck, a 33-year staff member in dining services at Skidmore, died Nov. 18, 2011, at her home in Saratoga. She was 74.
  • Dorothy Hay, a clerical worker in several offices, died June 13, 2002.