In Memoriam

LMU celebrates lives of meaning and purpose and remembers those from our university community who have passed.
We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.


  • Kristi Shintaku '91 (loan office supervisor in the Controller’s Office; died 4.11.22)
  • Richard Rolfs, S.J. (former LMU dean of students, emeritus professor of history, and Faculty Hall of Fame member; died 3.7.22)
  • Zbigniew Przasnyski (professor of information systems and business analytics; died 3.1.22)
  • Demetrios Liappas (founding director, Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies; died 2.20.22)
  • Jayden T. Gillespie (undergraduate student; died 1.23.22)




  • Enrique Ramirez (veteran custodian; died 12.4.19)
  • Jay Busse (retired associate professor of communication studies; died 11.13.19)
  • Jordan Lindsey (undergraduate student; died 6.26.19)
  • Jennie Spencer Green (emeritus professor of education; died 5.9.19)
  • David Sánchez (associate professor of theological studies; died 4.6.19)
  • Albert P. Koppes, O.Carm. (retired associate chancellor, academic vice president, founding dean of the School of Education; died 3.12.19)
  • Lev Abolnikov (emeritus professor of mathematics; died 2.18.19)


  • R. Chad Dreier (former trustee and board chair, board chair emeritus, alumnus; died 12.29.18)
  • Mike Allen (field desktop technician, Information Technology Services; died 8.21.18)
  • Philip Dorin (professor of computer science and electrical engineering; died 8.22.18)
  • Carroll Kearley (emeritus professor of philosophy; died 6.16.18)
  • Richard Kocher (emeritus professor of English; died 1.07.18)








  • John P. Daly, S.J. (professor of business and founder of Center for Asian Business; died 12.28.2011)
  • Joseph Rawlinson (benefactor, president of Fritz B. Burns Foundation; died 9.30.2011)
  • Linda Lang (retired assistant director of Alumni Relations; died 8.10.2011)
  • Ken Chuang (emeritus professor of civil engineering; died 7.21.2011)
  • Terry Lanni (LMU regent, trustee and benefactor; died 7.14.2011)
  • Dick Dunn (alumnus, LMU regent, trustee and benefactor; died 4.15.2011)
  • Mary Milligan, R.S.H.M. (former LMU provost, Bellarmine dean; died 4.2.2011)
  • Clay Hunt (undergraduate student; died 3.31.2011)
  • Helen Landgarten (emeritus professor of art therapy; died 2.23.2011)
  • David Kucera (undergraduate student; died 1.9.2011)