Feb. 25, 2021—Annie Beatrice “Bea” Martin, a retired teacher and administrator who was committed to education, outreach and social justice, died Oct. 11, 2020. She was 87.
Feb. 25, 2021—James Richard Tuck of Nashville, retired associate general counsel of the National Life and Accident Insurance Co. and charter member of the Nashville Metropolitan Council, died Aug. 20, 2020. He was 102. Over his long life, he was part of some key stories in the 20th-century history of Nashville.
Fleming, professor of pediatrics and vice president of VUMC Continuous Professional Development, has died
Dec. 10, 2020—Geoffrey Fleming, professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and vice president of Vanderbilt University Medical Center Continuous Professional Development, died Dec. 8. He was 50. Fleming was diagnosed with metastatic cholangiocarcinoma in August 2019.
Nov. 3, 2020—Iris W. Buhl, a longtime community educator, volunteer and philanthropist in Nashville, died Aug. 11, 2020. She was 77.
Nov. 3, 2020—After decades influencing political and social change, both locally and nationally, Memphis attorney James S. Gilliland died Feb. 24. He was 86.
Haywood, early director of Vanderbilt Kennedy Center and pioneer in research on developmental disabilities, has died
Oct. 30, 2020—H. Carl Haywood, professor of psychology, emeritus, and former Kennedy Center director, died Oct. 12 in Nashville. He was 89.
Sep. 18, 2020—David L. Tuleen, an emeritus chemistry professor who excelled first as a teacher and later as a university administrator, has died.
Sep. 9, 2020—Vaughan Jones, one of the world’s foremost mathematicians and a celebrated professor in the College of Arts and Science, has died.
Aug. 4, 2020—Sara Lissa Hutchison Hampshire died May 2, 2020, in Nashville after a brief battle with cancer. She was 71.
Aug. 4, 2020—William F. “Bill” Malone, a public administrator who took part in one of Florida’s biggest Everglades restoration efforts, oversaw the construction and remodeling of dozens of schools, and came out of retirement to lead Palm Beach County’s schools as superintendent, died May 3, 2020, at age 77.
Aug. 4, 2020—Martha Nann Priddy Patterson, a Washington, D.C., lawyer who specialized in benefit and tax issues for large firms and wrote an influential book on financial planning for working women, died April 23, 2020, in Rockville, Maryland. She was 71. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, her father, Thomas “Cotton” Priddy, was a racecar driver and the owner...
May. 14, 2020—Jean Gray Litterer, a longtime Nashville-area education leader who started her academic career in a one-room East Tennessee schoolhouse, died Jan. 21. She was 91.