Remembering fallen alumni.

Stained Glass Portrait of Evans Crawford

Rev. Evans E. Crawford Jr., Ph.D., former dean of the Andrew Rankin Memorial Chapel, died on Feb. 16, 2019.

In Memoriam: Former Chapel Dean

Mary M. Cannady, B.A. 1943, died on Nov. 1, 2018. After she graduated from Howard, Cannady was offered a job as social worker in Milwaukee, where she was hired to explicitly work with the city’s...

1940's In Memoriam: Alumni

Bishop Elliott Griffin Thomas, B.S. ’50 , died on Feb. 28, 2019. He served as the third Bishop of the Diocese of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands from Dec. 12, 1983 until he retired on June...

1950's In Memoriam: Alumni

Doris G. Wilson, B.A. ’61, died on June 8, 2018. After graduating from Howard, Wilson went on to have a career in social work. She was 79.

1960's In Memoriam: Alumni

Dr. Rodney D. Young, Pharm.D. 1974, died on July 1, 2018. After graduating from the College of Pharmacy, he earned his medical degree from the University of Miami.

He was a physician at...

1970's In Memoriam: Alumni

Janice McKnight-Magona, B.A ’84, died on Nov. 30, 2018. While at Howard, McKnight-Magona served as editor-inchief of The Hilltop. After publishing a series of articles in the student-run...

1980's In Memoriam: Alumni


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