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Deaths: 1960s to Current

image: Class Notes headline Christiana McFadyen Campbell, PhD'60, a retired history teacher, died August 1 in Australia at age 84. Before her retirement, Campbell was a senior lecturer in American history at the University of Sydney. She is survived by her husband, Keith; one son; and two daughters.

John R. Malone, PhD'63, founding director of the University of Notre Dame's M.B.A. program, died August 29 in South Bend, IN, at age 78. Malone joined Notre Dame as an assistant professor in marketing in 1952, becoming associate dean and director of the M.B.A. program in 1967. He retired after more than 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Ellen; five daughters, including Kathleen Malone Beeler, MAT'71; and a son, John R. Malone Jr., MBA'79.

Eric R. Neisser, AB'67, died November 8 of a heart attack in Concord, NH. He was 52. A civil-liberties lawyer, Neisser served as acting dean at Rutgers School of Law and later as president and dean of Franklin Pierce Law Center. Survivors include his wife, Joan; two daughters; and a granddaughter.

M. Robert Strange, AM'72, a retired librarian, died September 19 in Indianapolis at age 74. Strange was a priest at St. Meinrad Archabbey for 24 years, serving as a professor and head of the Scripture department. After six years with the Gary Public Library, he worked as a genealogy librarian at the Indiana State Library until his retirement. He is survived by his wife, Wanda Jacobs; four brothers; and two sisters.

Joseph W. Fay, MBA'75, an active community volunteer, died of lymphoma October 17 in Libertyville, IL. He was 64. Fay worked with the violence intervention and prevention programs run by Lake County Unites, and he also volunteered as a counselor for youth and families. Survivors include his wife, Anne; two daughters; a son; three brothers; and eight grandchildren.

Chinyere Uduka Owhotu, AB'75, of Lagos, Nigeria, died on September 30, 1998. She was 50. Owhotu was senior manager of research and development at the Nigeria Reinsurance Corporation, and at the time of her death was planning to launch a U of C alumni chapter in Nigeria. Survivors include her husband, Victor.

Robert P. Taylor, AM'82, an Episcopal priest, died September 16 in Virginia Beach, VA, at age 67. A licensed clinical social worker, Taylor spent the first half of his life as a civil-rights activist, then became director of St. Leonard's halfway house for ex-convicts. Survivors include his wife, Carvel Underwood Taylor, AM'72; two daughters; two sons; two brothers; a sister; and six grandchildren.

Harry C. Bull, JD'85, CEO of Bradner Central Company, died August 18 in a boating accident on Lake Michigan that also killed his two daughters, Alexandra and Madeline. He was 39. Bull worked for the law firms of Jenner & Block and Winston & Strawn before taking over as CEO of his family's paper firm. Survivors include his wife, Pam; a son; his parents; a brother; and three sisters. (This corrects information published in the February 2000 issue. --Ed.)

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