Retirees Association


Dorothy Miller
Jun 10, 2019
Dorothy Miller, who retired in 1991, enjoyed annual vacation misadventures and legendary pranks with her ‘Golden Girl’ friends from WSU’s Admissions Office: Charlene Sweet, Marilyn Adamo, and Ruth Kurieger. She died on May 31, 2019.
Carolyn Ulmer
Jun 1, 2019
She loved reading, flowers and gardening. She loved to sew and her clothes looked like they came from a store. She loved music, especially Marvin Gaye, Lou Rawls and Jerry Butler, but her favorite song was “How Great Thou Art.” She died May 20, 2019.
Willie Moncree
May 20, 2019
Willie Moncree was a proud U.S. Navy Veteran, serving from 1987–1994. He worked at the Wright State University Libraries from 1995 until his death on May 11, 2019.
May 13, 2019
Mr. Johns was a retired librarian who served at Virginia Commonwealth University for almost 11 years and for nearly 22 years at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. He died May 8, 2019.
Nina Fannin
Apr 1, 2019
Nina Fannin retired from Wright State University, where she worked as an executive secretary in the School of Medicine. She died March 31, 2019.
Jim Walker
Mar 22, 2019
Jim had a long and distinguished career as professor of political science at Wright State University, where he was considered an expert in constitutional law. He loved teaching and touched the lives of many students in his 33 years at Wright State. He died peacefully at home on March 17, 2019.
Mar 3, 2019
Dave Atwater passed away with his family on Feb. 28, 2019. He particularly enjoyed telling jokes, golfing with his family and friends, and fishing on Lake George.
Connie Niles
Mar 2, 2019
Connie Niles died Feb. 24, 2019. Her working career included Fairborn Board of Realtors, Fairborn YMCA and Wright State University, where she retired in 1999.
Lou Falkner
Feb 28, 2019
Lou Falkner, who died Feb. 23, 2019, wrote his own obituary. "I hope you all remember me by my smile, my stories — a few factual and others foible and fable. You can tell of my German heritage, but you couldn't tell me much. Please remember to help each other and to help the stranger in the street, even if only with a smile."
Scot Woolley
Jan 31, 2019
Scot Woolley was a gifted musical director/arranger/composer, superb pianist, and impactful music professor/vocal coach who died Jan. 26, 2019, in Cincinnati. He was serving in his seventh year as music director at Wright State.