Tagged - Obituary

Peter Castronovo remembered as dedicated, creative

“[Castronovo] loved the university and loved his job,” Cavanaugh said. “He was interested in making sure we had the best facilities anywhere.”

Fenno remembered as scholar, teacher, and colleague

Fenno, who was vital to the development of UR’s political science department as one of the field’s best in the nation, died at the age of 93 on April 21, from what was deemed a likely case of COVID-19.

Ray MacConnell remembered as artist, historian, and ‘shoulder to lean on.’

MacConnell, who died last November, was for decades UR’s graphic arts manager, a florist, and village historian. But to many, including many former Campus Times staffers, he’s remembered as a friend.

Josh Luo was quiet, but his multifaceted impact was not

“He doesn’t really stop smiling,” sophomore Ilene Kang said. “In awkward or tense situations, he also smiles.”

Paul Burgett: A man of music and charisma

Burgett, who died on his Aug. 22, his 72nd birthday, had been involved with UR as a student, dean, professor, and vice president for 54 years. By the time of his death, he had become one of the most respected and beloved members of the University community.

ITS, beloved study space, dies at 48

ITS, which helped students get work done without violating the academic honesty policy, died Dec. 22, 2017, of unknown causes. The death was confirmed by Connections Cafe, Gleason Library, and the UR Tech Store.

Longtime acting professor dies, is remembered by students

In her classes, she sought to understand her students as people, to nurture their self-confidence.

Freshman dies over winter break

Freshman Huan Yu “Justin” Chiu passed away “suddenly and unexpectedly” over winter break.