Retirees Association


Kay Lillich
Apr 20, 2024
She was a certified Yoga instructor, Reiki Master and Reflexologist.One of her favorite places to vacation was the Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health in Massachusetts. She died on APril 15, 2024.
Jeanne Cornor
Apr 12, 2024
Jeanne loved summertime with her family on Middle Bass Island where she was able to share her love of water sports and being outdoors with family and friends. She died on April 9, 2024.
Clifford McPeak
Apr 11, 2024
Kip was a man of family, of strong convictions, and a teacher at heart. He was a man with a ready grin and a twinkle in his eye. He will be much missed by all. He died on April 5, 2024.
Laurel Paster
Mar 22, 2024
Laurel was known for her welcoming home, her political and social activism and her humor. She passed away peacefully in January, just two months shy of her 100th birthday.
Phillip Combs
Mar 17, 2024
In his free time, he enjoyed working with computers and loved his fur babies. Phil had a very skewed sense of humor but loved to make others laugh. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
John P Blair
Feb 20, 2024
John had a passion for teaching and made his career as an economics professor at Wright State University, teaching from 1981 up to when he retired in 2015. He was very passionate about urban economics, writing several books and articles on the subject.
Robert Suriano
Feb 15, 2024
Bob was the first Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs at the WSU School of Medicine. He died on Feb. 13, 2024.
Feb 11, 2024
Ron was a photography professor at Wright State University for 27 years and retired in 2008. His photographs can be found in places such as New York City’s Museum of Modern Art, the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris, the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, and the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. He died on Feb. 5, 2024.
Thomas von der Embse
Feb 3, 2024
Tom enjoyed a long and distinguished career as a college professor and administrator. He was chair of the Management Department at Wright State, worked in the industry at the National Management Association and ultimately retired as dean of the Business College at Indiana University-Kokomo. He died on Dec. 17, 2023.
Lowell Batten
Jan 30, 2024
Lowell retired from Wright State Motor Pool Department in 1995. He enjoyed watching OSU football, camping and spending time with his family. He died on Jan. 28, 2024.