In Memoriam

Reported since January 1, 2016. *Last updated on 3/14/2018.

We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the following alumni who died since our last publication. They will be greatly missed. We apologize for any errors or omissions. Please help us stay informed by calling us at 614-338-2093 or emailing alumni@bexleyschools.org.

Dr. Thomas A. Boster, age 79. Tom passed away on August 24, 2016, surrounded by his wife, daughter, and son-in-law. Born in Columbus, Ohio on September 28, 1936. He attended Bexley High School, Bexley, Ohio class of 1954 and he was committed to preventing bullying. At his request services were private. Read more about Tom’s life here.
At request of his family, donations in Thomas A. Boster Memory can be made to:
Bexley Education Foundation
Operation Respect
348 S. Cassingham Road, Bexley, OH 43209

Joyce Hofheimer Strelitz, age 84. Joyce passed away in her home on Saturday, November 5, 2016 surrounded by her family in Virginia Beach. Joyce had been valedictorian of her graduating class at Bexley High School and married Leonard Strelitz in 1952. (read more here)

Herbert Franklin Collier, age 98. Mr. Collier, who taught English and Geography at Bexley Junior High School, died peacefully at Belle Reve Senior Living Community in Milford, PA. Born in 1917 in Springfield, Mr. Collier served in the Civilian Conservation Corps and in the U. S. Army during World War II before becoming a teacher in Bexley. He is survived by his daughter, Karen (Collier) Kozlowski and her husband James, of Wantage, his grandchildren and other dear relatives. Donations may be made in Mr. Collier’s memory to any veterans’ organization. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.

Suzanne Fisher Gidney Hutton, age 94. Suzanne passed away on June 9, 2017 surrounded by  her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “Always do unto Others.” Read Suzanne’s notice in The Columbus Dispatch here.

Robert “Bob” Doak, ’55. Bob Doak passed away in his home, surrounded by family, June 19. There will be no funeral, celebration or obituary per Bob’s wishes. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, and son, Scott, who ask that any donations be made to Creative Living ATTN: Marilyn Frank 150 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201.

Class of 1930-1939

William O. “Doc” Hays ’31 (1/25/2016)

Ruth Edgington Davidson ’35 (9/21/2017)

Robert D. Livingston ’36 (3/18/2017)

Marcia Black Crabtree ’39 (1/12/2018)

Class of 1940-1949

Pearl Rice Aggas ’40 (3/9/2017)

W. Bradley Salt ’40 (3/17/2017)

Suzanne Fisher Gidney Hutton ’40 (6/09/17)

Anna Duddy KcKeag ’40 (8/15/2017)

Fred K. Bernlohr ’40 (10/16/2017)

Shriley Betz Salt ’40 (2/19/2018)

Phyllis Carson Mulbarger ’42 (7/6/2017)

Charles Shriner ’45 (11/19/2017)

W. Frank Pryor ’46 (4/18/2017)

Dr. John R. Thornbury ’46 (7/3/2017)

Richard Henry Eiselt ’46 (12/3/2017)

William E. Frasch, Jr. ’47 (2/22/2017)

J William Himmelreich ’47 (2/11/2017)

Yvonne Hodrus Weaver ’47 (2/3/2017)

Bettylou Miller ’47 (2/2/2017)

Gerald “Bud” Susil ’47 (11/1/2017)

Keith DeVoe, Jr. ’48 (7/18/2017)

Barbara J. Gray Stewart ’48 (2/13/2018)

Robert E. French ’49 (5/29/2017)

Jack L. Prather ’49 (12/6/2017)

 

Class of 1950-1959

Ben M. Kramer ’51 (1/6/2017)

Ann S. Dillingham Ingraham ’51 (4/6/2017)

Shriley A. Kielmeyer Payne ’51 (11/2/1027)

Richard Blake ’51 (1/30/2018)

Constance J. Miller Grigor ’52 (4/10/2017)

Jerrie Sargent Storts ’52 (6/1/2017)

Mary Keys Thomas ’52 (5/16/2017)

Walter K. Ming ’55 (1/8/2017)

Rev. John H. Betz ’55 (5/9/2017)

Sally Ullery Thomson ’56 (4/5/2017)

Nancy Smoler Stangel ’56 (11/18/2017)

Peggy Morris Ramseyer ’57 (6/9/2017)

Keith A. Noethlich ’58 (9/19/2017)

Richard K. Penn ’59 (4/15/2017)

Robert Boren ’59 (1/25/2018)

Class of 1960-1969

Barbara Duffey Roesler ’60 (1/9/2018)

David A. Parsons ’61 (1/25/2018)

Lenore A. Brobst Lutz ’62 (12/8/2017)

Marilyn Goldfarb Knable ’63 (3/26/3017)

Harriett Nalty Fargnoli ’63 (8/24/2017)

Ellen Zox Wedeles ’63 (11/16/2017)

Joseph E. Theibert IV ’66 (4/3/2017)

Class of 1970-1979

Nancy L. Hackett Hansberger ’71 (2/1/2017)

Patrick J. Costello ’75 (4/19/2017)

Dan Zacks ’77 (8/1/2017)

Kimberly M. Mohr ’78 (2/15/2017)

Class of 1980-1989

Jack Van Keuren, II ’80 (3/19/2017)

Tammy Price Woods ’80 (12/20/2017)

Carol S. Calkins Pfreim ’82 (2/16/2017)

Lisa Goldsby Salvato ’82 (6/20/2017)

Steve S. Tusberg ’89 (2/15/2017)

Class of 1990-1999

Alexander Furuta ’95 (7/22/2017)

Dustin Dobos ’97 (5/24/2017)

Class of 2000-2009

Ellina Sayfullin ’04 (5/19/2017)

Andrew Good ’04 (2/28/2018)

Sam Greenberg ’07 (2/5/2017)