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Memorial celebration honoring John and Marjorie Compton set for June 14

Apr. 23, 2014—A memorial celebration in honor of John and Marjorie Compton is planned for Saturday, June 14, at 5:30 p.m. in Benton Chapel on the Vanderbilt campus.

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Collins memorial set for Jan. 18

Jan. 9, 2014—A memorial service for Robert D. Collins, M.D., will be held Saturday, Jan. 18, at West End United Methodist Church in Nashville.

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Memorial Oct. 21 for Ellen Fanning, ALS walk Oct. 26

Oct. 18, 2013—Please join in celebrating the life of Ellen Fanning, Stevenson Professor of Biological Sciences and a professor of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, on Monday, Oct. 21, at 2 p.m., in Benton Chapel.

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Memorial service for Clyde Walker Sept. 28

Sep. 26, 2013—Joseph “Clyde” Walker Jr., associate director of the Office of Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships at Vanderbilt, died suddenly Sept. 23 after suffering from cardiac arrest. He was 59. A resident of Franklin, Tenn., Walker had worked in Vanderbilt’s student financial aid office since August 2000, except for a brief departure in late 2005-early...

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Celebrate life of Don Hall Jan. 19

Dec. 12, 2012—Colleagues, students and friends are invited to join the family of the late Donald J. Hall, professor of law, emeritus, for an event celebrating his life on Saturday, Jan. 19. Hall died Nov. 29 after a long illness. He was 69. The event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. in the North Lobby...

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Memorial gathering for Taylor, longtime university receptionist, scheduled for Oct. 9

Sep. 28, 2012—The Office of the Chancellor will host a gathering in memory of Mary McClure Taylor from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, in the second-floor lobby of Kirkland Hall. Taylor, the beloved university receptionist who left a lasting impression of warmth, grace and compassion on generations of students and others who visited Vanderbilt’s main...

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Memorial service for Sevin is Oct. 1 in Benton Chapel

Sep. 20, 2012—A campus memorial service for Dieter Sevin, professor of German and former chair of the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages, is scheduled for 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in Vanderbilt’s Benton Chapel. Sevin died July 29 after a nearly yearlong battle with cancer. He was 73. A specialist in language pedagogy and the literature...

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Kevin Putney memorial service is 3 p.m. April 1

Apr. 1, 2011—The Vanderbilt community is invited to a memorial service for sophomore Kevin Putney 3 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Benton Chapel.

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