In Memoriam

Remembering fallen alumni.

Olive Reynolds Wilson, Ph.D., B.MusEd 1958 , died Sept. 15, 2015. After graduating from Howard, Wilson moved to Elizabeth City, N.C., and taught high school music. She then became a guidance......

Sylvia Jean Shaw, D.I.P N. 1961 , died July 25, 2015. After graduating from Howard, Shaw worked in medical facilities in Washington, D.C., Atlanta, and Sherman, Texas. Shaw was passionate about...

Joel Kirkland Cornell, B.S. 2010 , died April 15, 2016. After graduating from Howard University, Cornell became a candidate for a master’s degree in geography and urban studies at Temple...

Leon C. Armour Sr., B.S. 1963 , died Aug. 3, 2015. Following gradu- ation, Armour was commissioned a second lieutenant in the United States Air Force. His 25-year career in the Air Force yielded...

Edward Morgan III, D. M.I. 1981 , died July 25, 2015. A Navy veteran of World War II, Morgan began his ministry in the Episcopal Church. After 26 years as a par- ish rector, he served as a...

Margaret Kargbo, B.A. 2002 , died May 20, 2015. Following graduation, Kargbo moved to Atlanta to become a young arts professional and community activist. From 2007–2011, she handled public...

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