In Memoriam

Reported since January 1, 2016. *Last updated on 10/21/2019.

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.

John Douglas “Jack” Fitch, died on October 12, 2019 in a tragic car crash in Athens County, Ohio. Jack’s picture will forever hang on the wall at the Grant Trauma Center as a hero who chose to give the gift of life to others by organ donation. Jack grew up in Bexley and was a member of the 2016 class but eventually graduated from Worthington.  To read about Jack’s life and services, read here.
Donald Feinstein, Class of 1962, chairman of the board and a principal owner of Emerald Foods Inc., passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, October 15. To read Don’s notice, click here.
Joann Baldwin Hickle, Class of 1947 passed away on October 9th, 2019. In Joann’s life she touched many hearts with her generosity and grace. To read her notice, click here.
Marilyn Jane (Janie) Anthony Lehman, Class of 1952, passed away peacefully September 25, 2019.  She was a gifted teacher who touched the lives of so many students throughout her career. For her notice read here:
Joanne Jones Howard Hoffman, Class of 1940, passed away August 12, 2019 in Tampa, Florida. Joanne was incredibly creative and organized, and shared those talents with many. For more about her life, read here.
Wilbur Laird Collins, Class of 1948, age 89, died Sept. 11, 2019.  He was passionate about the Ohio State Marching Band, playing baritone horn and marching in the 1950 Rose Bowl. To read more about Wib, click here.
Betty Ann Rohrbacher Mercer, Class of 1939, passed away September 12, 2019. Betty created many situations which provided much laughter and many memories for those who knew her. To read her notice, click here.

Class of 1930-1939

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

Dorothy B. Albin ’37 (6/11/2018)

Anne Burgess Kauffman ’38 (5/12/2018)

Marcia Black Crabtree ’39 (1/12/2018)

Jane Elizabeth Davis Wiseman, ’34 (5/29/19)

Betty Ann (Rohrbacher) Mercer, ’39 (9/12/19)

Class of 1940-1949

Eleanor L. Jones ’44 (7/23/2018)

Frederick B. Hill III ’45 (5/9/2018)

Betty Lou Bennett Irwin ’45 (5/9/2018)

Constance Paul ’46 (9/23/2018)

John F. Lewis ’47 (8/28/2018)

Marilyn Cole Sutton, ’42, (7/9/18)

Evelyn Lanphere ’48 (9/26/2018)

Jean Ebright Elin, ‘ 40 (10/4/2018)

Thomas Anders, ’48 (10/13/2018)

Ralph E. Shofer ’49 (10/18/18)

Gary Janton Seckel, ’49 (11/10/18)

Marilyn Denman Eaton ’48 (November 2018)

Jeanne Haggard McLaughlin,  ’47, age 89

Virginia L . Kraner ’46 ((10/22/18)

Stanley Thall “44 ((11/11/18)

Helen Sophos Herbert, ’48 (12/28/18)

Susan Marguerite Rollins, ’42, (1/23/19)

Naomi M. Reid, ’47 (2/12/19)

Robert J. Duffy, ’43 (4/1/19)

Ralph E. Ramey Jr., ’46 (4/29/19)

John Williams Roberts, ’49 (6/3/19)

John (Jack) McLaurin Barr, ’44 (8/7/19)

Wilbur Collins, ’48 (9/11/19)

Joanne Jones Howard Hoffman ’40 (8/12/19)

Joann Baldwin Hickle, ’47 (10/9/19)

Joan Eickholt Birtcher ’49 (5/11/19)

Cecil Blocker ’49 (6/23/19)

Sylvia Blake ’49 (3/29/19)

 

Class of 1950-1959

Elyse Kindler ’51 (8/18/2018)

Patricia M. Billingsley ’52 (7/27/2018)

Cynthia Stech ’53 (6/4/2018)

Lois Greenblott ’54 (9/23/2018)

Marilyn Cherry ’56 (9/5/2018)

Roland Jones ’56 (9/7/2018)

Mollie Justice ’57 (7/13/2018)

Sylvia Rosenberg ’58 (8/15/2018)

Robert “Bob” Doak, ’55 (6/19/2018)

Robert Fabian Cowan ’53 (11/15/18)
James C. McDowell ’56 (11/4/18)
Elizabeth “Betsy” Nida Noethlich  ’55 (1/15/19)
Augustine Dattalo Ellis’ 51 (2/19)
Sally Kerr Byrd ’53 (1/23/19)
William F. McIver II, ’53 (4/24/19)
Robert “Bo” Newell, ’59 (5/11/19)
John C. Witherspoon, ’55 (5/29/19)
Rebecca Rosenthal Rosen, ’58
Ruthann Jarvis Furgason, ’50 (6/30/19)
Barbara Bidlak Hauser, ’53 (7/1/19)
Daniel Muriel Riffle ’53 (7/5/19)
Barbara W. Campbell ’50 (7/5/19)
Carolyn Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)
Marilyn Jane (Janie) Anthony Lehman,’52 (9/25/19)

Class of 1960-1969

Marc Lowy ’63 (5/10/2018)

Barbara Reed ’63 (9/4/2018)

Carole Glick Dorskind ’63 (7/1/18)

Dennis Walker ’66 (12/12/18)

Alan Steven Gutter ’66 (1/25/19)

Michael Gray ’69 (2/13/19)

Jackie Forster ’65 (3/1/19)

Judy Ann Taylor Burris, ’62 (6/1/19)

Carolyn Langfitt Stoddard ’56 (8/16/19)

Donald Feinstein ’62 (10/15/19)

Class of 1970-1979

Kimberly Mohr ’78 (2/15/17)

James Carr ’70 (8/6/2018)

Stephen Seidensticker ’72 (8/14/18)

Thea Bloom ’73 (9/23/18)

Kenneth A. Leach ’74 (10/7/2018)

Everett “Christopher” Keith Williams ’70 (12/1/18)

Robert N. “Rob” Johnson, ’74 (8/17/19)

Eric Essig ’72 (7/10/19)

 

Class of 1980-1989

Tammy Price Woods ’80 (12/20/2017)

Lisa Goldsby Salvato ’82 (6/20/2017)

Jay Hornberger ’88 (4/16/2018)

Steven Aurnou, ’87 (12/15/18)

 

 

Class of 1990-1999

Alexander Furuta ’95 (7/22/2017)

Dustin Dobos ’97 (5/24/2017)

Ryan Deumey, ’94 (March 2019)

Jason Edward Tackett ’96 (5/25/19)

Class of 2000-2009

Ellina Sayfullin ’04 (5/19/2017)

William Parker ’09 (6/14/2018)

Lindsey Dargusch Jenkins ’02, (11/27/18)

 

Class of 2010-2019

Roman Garcia ’16 (4/14/19)