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  • Melanie Rush Davis

    November 26, 2018

    Melanie Rush Davis, who taught photography at Trinity as an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Art and Art History for seven years, died on Nov. 12, 2018, after a more than two year battle with brain cancer. She was 63.

    Davis was...Read more

  • Phoebe T. Lindholm

    November 02, 2018

    Phoebe T. Lindholm, retired professor of mathematics, died on Sept. 16, 2018. She was 81.

    Lindholm taught at Trinity for 30 years, retiring in 1999. She was born in Boston, Mass., on Aug. 9, 1937. She attended St. Mary’s Hall in San...Read more

  • Fred Dorner

    November 01, 2018

    Fred Dorner, former professor at Trinity’s School of Business, died on Monday, July 23, 2018. He was 74. Dorner, who specialized in statistics and operation research or quantitative methods, is fondly remembered by his co-workers as a quiet,...Read more

  • George C. "Tim" Hixon

    July 20, 2018

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of longtime Trinity Trustee, friend, and supporter George C. “Tim” Hixon '64. Hixon's success as a businessman was surpassed only by his acts of goodwill and charity, of which Trinity was a...Read more

  • Theresa G. Wilson

    May 07, 2018

    Theresa Georgia Wilson, longtime member of Trinity University’s Business Office, died May 1. She was 94.​

    Wilson graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Trinity, where she worked as an accountant in the business office for...Read more

  • J. Guthrie Ford

    April 30, 2018

    J. Guthrie Ford, professor emeritus of psychology, died April 10, 2018. He was 73.

    A specialist in personality and social psychology, Professor Ford joined the Trinity faculty in 1972 as an assistant professor. Promoted to full professor...Read more

  • Marcelino Mata Robles

    March 14, 2018

    It is with great sadness we announce the death of Marcelino Mata Robles, former longtime Trinity University groundskeeper and equipment operator. He died Monday, March 12 at age 75.

    Robles began as a groundskeeper in March 1994 and moved...Read more

  • Guadalupe Hernandez

    February 14, 2018

    Guadalupe  (Lupe) Hernandez, former assistant director of financial aid, died Jan. 31, 2018. She was 81.

    Lupe retired from Trinity in 2002 after 25 years of dedicated service to the financial aid office. She began her employment with...Read more

  • Rick Roberts

    January 31, 2018

    It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Rick Roberts, former Assistant Vice President for University Advancement, died. Rick passed away Monday morning after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was 57.

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  • Craig S. Likness

    January 19, 2018

    Craig S. Likness, former associate professor in Coates Library, died on Jan. 19, 2018 in Pompano Beach, Fla. He was 69 years old.

    Craig was known as a consummate reference librarian and bibliographer who received frequent praise from...Read more

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