Retirees Association


Dec 31, 2018
As a training and supervising psychoanalyst, Dr. Rena Kay was a beloved teacher and mentor to psychiatric residents and psychoanalytic students. She died Dec. 28, 2018.
Barbara Musselman
Dec 18, 2018
Barbara Musselman passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. She had worked as a police dispatcher for the Oakwood Police Department and later retired from Wright State University as a dispatcher.
Cecile Cary
Dec 2, 2018
Cecile Williamson Cary passed away on Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. Along with her husband, the late Dr. Norman Reed Cary, she was a founding member of the English Department.
Nov 19, 2018
He proudly retired as a law enforcement sergeant with the Wright State University Police Department. He passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 at Soin Medical Center.
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 14, 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 Nov. 6, 2018.
Nov 13, 2018
A nationally published poet, Mary loved her family, her friends, her farm, her horse Scooter, her students (many in touch since kindergarten), most of her colleagues, Shakespeare, her yoga pals, cruises with “A Prairie Home Companion,” going with Threshold Choir to Bali and singing to the elephants, her farm collie, Haiku, her house cat, Princess, her water garden out the back door, a good gin and tonic and dancing in the kitchen. A lifelong member of the Southern Poverty Law Center and Planned Parenthood, Mary loved this life and life loved her. She died on Nov. 4, 2018.
Oct 28, 2018
Elli Bambakidis, who died Oct. 22, 2018, enriched the lives of many and was a true embodiment of the Greek word "Philotimo." Her legacy of warm hospitality and energetic devotion to her family, church, and community will be sorely missed.
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.