Retirees Association


Nov 19, 2018
R. Kent Goodin of Enon, OH, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at Soin Medical Center. Kent was born in Plymouth, IL on February 5, 1938 to Cyril and LaDessa (DuBois) Goodin who preceded him in death.
Julian Gomex Cambronero
Nov 17, 2018
Julián Gómez-Cambronero, who died Nov. 12, 2018, carried out outstanding scientific work in the fight against cancer, including discovering a key protein that plays a critical role in the development of breast cancer tumors and the spread of the disease to the nearby lungs.
Nov 13, 2018
Dr. Agna's life was full of adventures, courageous and bold stances, and dedication to making medical care a right for all citizens in the U.S. He passed away on November 6, 2018.
Oct 28, 2018
Elli Bambakidis, 74, of Fairborn, passed away Monday, October 22, 2018, in Cleveland after a courageous, inspiring battle with cancer.
Jean Denney
Oct 10, 2018
Jean Denney, who died on Oct. 6, 2018, served as an assistant director of Disability Services from 2002 through August 2017, when she retired after a 31-year career at Wright State.
Thomas Knapke
Oct 5, 2018
Thomas A. Knapke, who died on October 4, 2018, served in various functions at the Western Ohio Branch Campus of Wright State University from 1977 until he retired in 2006. He chaired the Capital Campaign Committee that spearheaded fundraising to renovate the Lake Campus in 2007 and was the driving force to create the first Lake Campus student residential unit in 2010.
Sep 23, 2018
Dr. John Ellison, who died on Sept. 11, 2018, in Charlotte, N.C., worked as a librarian in public, school, medical and university settings, including at the Wright State University, where he also was a founding member of the faculty.
Sep 13, 2018
John retired in 2015 from Wright State University where he was the director of the Math Learning Center, and had 30 years of experience in math education.
James Branadeberry
Sep 8, 2018
Dr. Brandeberry, who passed away on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, was instrumental in the fundraising and design of the Russ Engineering Center and the Joshi Research Center at Wright State. The WSU Brandeberry Career Development Center is named in his honor.
Celesta Warner
Aug 25, 2018
Celesta Warner, who died Aug. 23, 2018, was an ob/gyn nurse and educator at Miami Valley Hospital as well as a faculty member at Wright State.