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.
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.
Apr. 9, 2020—John R. Loomis, a former alumni trustee on the Vanderbilt University Board of Trust, philanthropist and investment adviser, died March 31 from long-term health issues. The Larchmont, New York, resident was 90.
Mar. 27, 2020—Brownlee O. Currey Jr., an alumnus, emeritus trustee, financial services executive and entrepreneur noted for his philanthropic leadership at Vanderbilt University and in the community, has died. He was 91.
Mar. 24, 2020—Hans Stoll, a pioneer in the world of academic finance and the Anne Marie and Thomas B. Walker Jr. Professor of Finance, Emeritus, at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management, died March 20. He was 80.
Feb. 17, 2020—Elizabeth Spencer, a celebrated author whose irony-laced novels and short stories explored family strife and buried histories, died Dec. 22 at her home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She was 98. Spencer’s seven-decade career, beginning with the 1948 novel Fire in the Morning, was one of the longest in American letters. She had continued publishing...