Retirees Association


Mar 21, 2016
Robert Silverman, Ph. D., Age 87, of Yellow Springs, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Saturday, March 5, 2016.
Nov 29, 2015
Jacob Bernard Paperman, 90, of Placentia, California passed away peacefully on October 29th, 2015.
Oct 13, 2015
Professor George Griffith Hess was born in Collingswood, New Jersey.  He graduated from Juniata College and received his PhD from Penn State. Coming to Wright State in the second year of its existence, he taught chemistry here for 34 years.
Oct 8, 2015
Don Swanson came to Wright State in 1971 when the university was only nine years old. He was an integral part of the Department of English until his retirement in 1998.  All who encountered him remembers him with great affection and respect. Dr.
Michael Ferrari
May 25, 2015
Dr. Ferrari served as chancellor and professor of management at Texas Christian University from 1998-2003. Prior to that, he served as president of Drake University and provost at Wright State University and Bowling Green State University. He died on May 15, 2015.
Mar 3, 2015
One of his great joys was providing scholarships and mentoring the young men that worked for him on the farm during the summer months. These young men, whom he thought of and cared for as sons, helped him prepare the farm for his annual Concerts in the Country, church services, weddings and family reunions that took place on the Petersons' Valley View Farm. He died at home on Feb. 28, 2015.
Adrian Rake
Nov 30, 2010
Adrian Rake, 76, a former faculty member and researcher in the Department of Biological Sciences, passed away Nov. 13, 2010.