In Memoriam: A Tally of Deceased Independent Alumni

At the anniversary reunion dinner on October 5, we plan to take a moment to recognize editors and staffers of the Independent who have died. We need the help of alumni to make sure this list is complete.

To alert us to errors or share additional names, please contact Wade Roush, graduate board chair, at wade.roush@gmail.com.

John H. Adler ’81, Senior Editor, died April 4, 2011

Robert Blattner ’74, Editorial Chairman, died October 31, 1992

Fred “Twig” Byers ’77, President, died July 28, 2006

Helene Ebrill ’75, News Board, died December 19, 2015

Michele G. Falkow ’79, Production Board and Arts Editor, died March 24, 2006

Todd Jennings ’71, President, died March 1, 2004

John M. Kerr ’71, Sports Editor, died July 18, 2016

Barry Lorge ’70, Sports Editor, died June 26, 2008

Albert C. Maule ’76, died October 11, 1995

Robert E. Noonoo ’70, died April 7, 2013

Rosemary B. Quigley ’92, Executive News Editor, died September 6, 2004

James W. Rubin ’84, died July 28, 2017

Cindy Margrave Rude ’89, died June 9, 2015

David Sawyier ’72, Circulation Director, died June 10, 2019

Glenn M. Schwetz ’73, died April 9, 2009

Brenna D. Segal ’95, died May 24, 2016

Roland L. Smart ’78, died March 13, 2016

Thomas Stemberg ’71, Publisher, died October 23, 2015

James D. Woods 3d ’85, Features Editor, died November 23, 1995