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Obituaries

Madeline McClure ’48, a racial justice activist and Quaker, was born on April 4, 1927, and died on May 22, 2018. Madeline Schwinge McClure was born in Yorktown, NY, to Myrtle and Henry... › MORE


Dr. David S. Brown ’42 died peacefully on May 18, 2018, with Charlotte, his loving wife of 74 years by his side. David is remembered as an exemplar of strength and support for his family and... › MORE


Leon A. "Lee" Whitney, age 88, died on June 2, 2018. Loving husband of Betsy B. Whitney for over 65 years. Preceded in death by his parents Richard A. and Mary T. Whitney, and brother... › MORE


Lois Rae Fields ’55 died November 21, 2015. She was born Lois Rae Smith and grew up in Sheboygan. She moved to Worthington, Ohio, where she raised four children—Jenna (George)... › MORE


Donald Howard Keats, Ph.D., an award-winning composer, former professor of music at Antioch College, and longtime former resident of Yellow Springs, died on April 27, 2018 at the age of 88 following... › MORE


John E. McChesney, a long-time NPR reporter and co-founder of the Sonoma Speakers Series, died June 4, 2018 at his home in Sonoma, CA, surrounded by family members. McChesney and his wife, Wendy von... › MORE


David Greenberg ’65 died on May 13, 2018 in Tiburon, California, from complications of AML, diagnosed December 2017. Born in Syracuse, NY, in 1943, David received a B.A. (history) from Antioch... › MORE


David Israel Sepsenwol ’62 died May 24, 2018, after a long battle with the complications of diabetes. He was born November 6, 1939, in Lorain, Ohio, the oldest of four children of Ruth and... › MORE


Helen "Sandy" Alexandra Buchanan Snook died on May 22, 2018, at her home at Westminster-Canterbury of the Blue Ridge, surrounded by family. She was born on September 12, 1927, the daughter... › MORE


Sam Bachtell, a longtime Yellow Springs resident, died on April 23, 2018. A descendent of early settlers to New England, Pennsylvania and Ohio, Sam was born Richard Samuel Bachtell to Marie Dunlap... › MORE


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