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In Memory    

March 5, 2004
Vol. 28, No. 12

KU mourns Clarke Wescoe
Fall events schedule unites Band Day, Family Weekend
Campus food services to blend operations
Wescoe Terrace to see expansion
Spring enrollment records set
Expo experiments
Wheat State Whirlwind plans Kansas expedition
Professor took road less traveled to field of study
Pulitzer-winning journalist comes to KU for lecture

Flock to be feathered, new plumage revealed
Faculty art to be featured in exhibit
Employees of the month honored
Lawsuit appeal dismissed

Judge rules for KU in Watkins Trust case

Drill to highlight safety procedures

‘Really Rosie’ reading
Experts to pour into water conference
Delicate dance

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Velma M. Coulter
Velma M. Coulter, 74, Lawrence, died Feb. 21. Coulter came to KU in 1964 and was a building supervisor for the Burge Union before retiring in 1990. She also had been co-manager of the Kansas Union Bookstore. She is survived by her husband, Charles S., of the home; three sons, Steven Rothwell, Donald Rothwell and Tim Rothwell, all of Lawrence; three stepdaughters, Karla D. Rex, Overland Park, Kandace Lantz, Olathe, and Kathryn Jo Coulter, Lawrence; a brother, Wayne McKenzie, Alamo, Texas; a sister, Louise Vick, DeSoto, Texas; a stepsister, Evelyn Goodrich, Lecompton; nine grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; and a great-grandson. The family suggests memorials to the Lawrence Humane Society, sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Condolences may be sent to, subject: Coulter.

James W. Davis
James W. Davis, 49, Lawrence, died Feb. 24. He had worked at KU in fieldhouse maintenance from 1978 to 1990. Survivors include two sons, Jeffrey P. and Matthew B., both of Baldwin; his father, Lawrence; his mother, Mary Jo Davis, Spokane, Wash.; three brothers, Tim and Kelly, both of Lawrence, and Mike, Eudora; and a sister, Debbie Davis, Spokane. Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, and online condolences may be sent at

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