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OBITUARY: T. Douglas Doug Grayson

OBITUARY: T. Douglas “Doug” Grayson

December 6, 2023

T. Douglas Grayson, affectionately known as “Doug”, passed away on Thursday, November 30th, 2023.  He was born on June 24th, 1946 to Thurman Edward and Eugenia Grayson at St. Joseph’s Hospital...

“Granny,” 77, hands out licorice sticks to members of the Kent football team as they leave the field after practice on Oct. 7, 2015.

OBITUARY: Karen “Maiju” M. Mackey

November 1, 2023

Karen (Maiju) M. Mackey (Hill) of Fairport Harbor and Kent, Ohio was born March. 11, 1938, and died October 27, 2023, in hospice care at University Hospitals’ Robinson Memorial in Ravenna, Ohio. When...

OBITUARY: Charles “Chuck” Kegley

July 1, 2023

Charles "Chuck" F. Kegley, 89 of Stow, formerly of Kent, passed away peacefully on October 3, 2022, of Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Cleveland Ohio, on June 23,1933, to Ernest and Isabelle (Green)...

Savannah Kapis in front of the MACC center. Image provided by Megan Griffith.

Remembering Savannah Kapis

Annalexis Davis, Reporter May 5, 2023

Savannah Kapis, a Kent State University student remembered for her kindness and joy, tragically passed away Sunday in a fatal motorcycle accident. Her friends and family described Kapis as a family-oriented...

NOVI, MI - MAY 3: Radio talk show host and conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh speaks at An Evenining With Rush Limbaugh event May 3, 2007 in Novi, Michigan. The event was sponsored by WJR radio station as part of their 85th birthday celebration festivities. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Rush Limbaugh, conservative media personality, dead at 70 following battle with cancer

Oliver Darcy, CNN Business February 17, 2021

(CNN) -- Rush Limbaugh, the conservative media icon who for decades used his perch as the king of talk-radio to shape the politics of both the Republican Party and nation, died Wednesday after a battle...

Terell Wilson, a senior applied communications major, sits on the steps of Cinecittá Studios, a film production studio in Rome, Italy, on Feb. 27, 2014.

KSU’s senior ‘gentle giant’ remembered

Madeleine Winer October 8, 2014

Terell Wilson’s naturally caring nature went beyond his infectious laugh and warm smile.“The night before he passed, he called me and said I’m going to the store do you want anything?,” Wilson’s...

Elmer Bjerregaard

Kent State alumn, long-standing professor dies Sunday

Hanna Moore October 7, 2014

A time-honored faculty member of Kent State passed away Oct. 5.Elmer Bjerregaard, a 1957 graduate of Kent State, taught at the university for 44 years as an architecture professor for the College of Architecture...

Submitted photo.

Former professor Dorothy Fruit dies

Julia Sprowls May 1, 2014

Dorothy A. Fruit, former Kent State faculty member and director of Kent State’s School of Family and Consumer Studies, passed away Tuesday evening. Fruit also established the gerontology major before...

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