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Sept. 19 , 2003
Vol. 28, No. 3

State health rates jump again
Open enrollment starts next month
Collage Concert to ring in Open House festivities
Party on the prairie
Convocation highlights achievements, focuses on future
Provost emphasizes tuition enhancement programs
Survey results help tailor proposal
Coke awards Native American scholarships
American Pride

Professors hit the road for Faculty Speakers Bureau
July employees honored
‘Big Brother’ gives time, money to United Way
Brown v. Board program debuts

Governor to present leadership lecture

AIDS crisis discussed in minicourse

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Phyllis Carlyne Berndt

Phyllis Carlyne Berndt, 65, Lawrence, died Dec. 19 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She worked in KU food service from 1986 until her retirement in May 1994. She is survived by her parents, Phil and Lena Overbaugh, Lawrence; two sons, Barry Sprow, Lawrence, and Kevan Sprow, Detroit; a daughter, Denise Harris, Lawrence; a sister, Bettie Diehl, Lawrence; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association.

Peggy G. Collier

Peggy G. Collier, 93, Lenexa, died Dec. 4 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center. She worked as a dietary assistant at KU Medical Center for 20 years, retiring in 1974. Survivors include two sons, L.C., Shawnee, and Jack L., Paola; a sister, Sarah Ludvicik, Palmer; two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Murray M. Martz

Murray M. Martz, 84, Elkridge, Md., died Dec. 5. He was an instructor of naval weaponry at KU. Survivors include two sons, Murray Jr., Cape Coral, Fla., and Glenn, Edgewater, Md.; two daughters, Colleen Savard, Fort Myers, Fla., and Deborah Hess, Ellicott City, Md.; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Phil H. Rueschhoff

Phil H. Rueschhoff, 79, Lawrence, died Jan. 17 at his home. He was a professor emeritus in the KU fine arts department and retired in 1986. Survivors include two sisters, Alma A. Mosier, Greenwood Village, Colo., and Anne Whitehair, Abilene. The family suggests memorials to the KU art department, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

John A. Walters

John A. Walters, 61, Kansas City, Mo., died Dec. 24 at KU Medical Center. He served on the Engineering Board at KU. Survivors include his wife, Cathy; a daughter, Kim Dorrian, Kansas City, Mo.; three sons, Steve, Overland Park, Greg, Kansas City, Mo., and Dave, Kansas City, Mo.; and 10 grandchildren. Donations may be sent to the Seton Center or the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society, Mid-America Chapter.

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