Samella Lewis, a legendary figure in the movement to elevate and celebrate Black art, as well as a former Scripps professor, passed away at 99 in May.
Dixie Lewis PO ’24 died in a car accident on May 25. Friends and family described her as dedicated, considerate, fierce and authentic.
Tongva elder Julia Bogany died March 28. She had been affiliated with the Claremont Consortium for over a dozen years.
Remembering Irineo de Leon, Sumner Hall’s ghost-whisperer and beloved Pomona staff member.
Robert “Bob” Keller, a professor of computer science and music at Harvey Mudd College, died Sept. 13 surrounded by his family.
R. Michael Shanahan, a former Harvey Mudd board chair and significant donor, died July 29. Colleagues and family remembered his hardworking spirit and commitment to the college’s success.
Pomona College biology professor Jonathan Wright died suddenly Monday night, Dean of the College Robert Gaines announced.
Frank L. Ellsworth, president of Pitzer College from 1979 to 1991, died at his home Oct. 20. He was 76.
Former Pitzer College and Claremont McKenna College vice president James B. Jamieson died in his home in San Luis Obispo on Sept. 18. He was 88.
Thomas B. Neff CM ’76, a member of the Claremont McKenna College board of trustees, died unexpectedly in his home Aug. 25.