Photograph: Alumna meeting with student.

In Memoriam

Washburn Law mourns the passing of the following alumni whose deaths were reported to the school between March 1, 2013 and March 21, 2014.

  • Donald F. Kresie, '48, Topeka, on August 31, 2013, at age 93
  • John A. Bausch, '50, Topeka, on March 3, 2013, at age 88
  • Davis S. Carson, '50, Tulsa, Okla., on March 5, 2013, at age 90
  • The Honorable John F. Christner, '50, Abilene, Kan., on December 19, 1996
  • George W. Probasco, '51, Topeka, on July 14, 2013, at age 87
  • Donald O. Concannon, '52, Hugoton, Kan., on March 9, 2013, at age 85
  • Bill D. Strange, '52, Grove, Okla., on May 4, 2013, at age 84
  • Robert M. Gaither, ‘53, Topeka, on Nov. 16, 2013, at age 93
  • Charles J. Rondelli, '53, Tucson, Ariz., on July 18, 2013, at age 83
  • Harold K. Wells, ‘55, Elmdale, Kan., on December 14, 2013, at age 86
  • Edward F. Wiegers, '57, Marysville, Kan., on June 28, 2013, at age 80
  • Charles F. Lay, '58, Gardner, Kan., on February 11, 2014, at age 81
  • Philip J. Saia, '60, Pittsburg, Kan., on September 1, 2013, at age 82
  • Jack N.Turner, '61, Wichita, on April 15, 2013, at age 81
  • Lieutenant Colonel Fred M. Sims, USAF (Ret.), '62, Mililani, Ha., at age 75
  • Richmond M. Enochs, ‘63, Olathe, on Oct. 29, 2013, at age 74
  • Daniel J. High, '63, Saipan, MP, on May 24, 2013, at age 74
  • Fred W. Phelps, '64, Topeka, on March 19, 2014, at age 84
  • Robert J. Brown, '65, Raymore, Mo. on June 22, 2013, at age 78
  • Robert L. Reed, '66, Topeka, on May 22, 2013, at age 82
  • Harold D. “Butch” Gerlach, '67, Topeka, on Sept. 27, 2013, at age 72
  • Daniel L. Swagerty, ‘68, Chillicothe, Mo., on November 28, 2013, at age 80
  • John C. Gariglietti, '69, Pittsburg, Kan., on January 3, 2014, at age 70
  • Ronald D. Prochazka, '73, Topeka, on March 12, 2014, at age 72
  • Edwin H. Bideau, '75, Chanute, Kan., on September 8, 2013, at age 62
  • Harriet E. Caplan, '76, Hays, Kan., on August 2, 2013, at age 67
  • The Honorable John R. Eyer, '77, Belleville, Kan., on May 7, 2013, at age 60
  • Charles I. Prather, '77, McPherson, Kan., on June 27, 2013, at age 67
  • Bruce E. Wasinger, '77, Austin, Texas, on April 20, 2013, at age 61
  • Garry L. Howard, ‘79, Wichita, on June 13, 2013, at age 63
  • Jon S. Womack, '80, Wichita, on March 28, 2013, at age 59
  • Gregory M. Dennis, '82, Olathe, Kan., on January 5, 2014 at age 58
  • James R. Spring, '82, Winfield, Kan., on August 18, 2013, at age 57
  • Joyce Danziger, '83, West Harrison, N.Y., on April 22, 2013, at age 63
  • Lynn D. Lauver, ‘83, Topeka, on Nov. 7, 2013, at age 70
  • Paul R. West, '84 , St. Joseph, Mo., on May 17, 2013, at age 55
  • John T. Banta, '85, Phoenix, Ariz., on July 28, 2013, at age 67
  • Doris Kathleen "Kathy" Lewis, '85, Peoria, Ill., on March 11, 2013, at age 73
  • Craig S. Kendall, '91, Rogers, Ark., on May 4, 2013, at age 54
  • Wallace S. Squibb, '92, Springfield, Mo., on December 19, 2013, at age 46
  • Stephen J. Boyden, '04, Topeka, on February 19, 2014, at age 48
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