In memory

Dennis N. Branstiter

Dennis N. Branstiter, 68, died Oct. 14 at the KU Hospital. He was deputy director of public relations, leaving the university in 1973. Survivors include many cousins and close friends. Memorials may be given to the KU school of journalism or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

Ronald D. Cook

Ronald D. Cook, 77, died Oct. 14. He was the director of civil engineering for facilities operations at KU. He retired in 1994 after 37 years of service. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Memorials may be sent to the Alzheimers Association, Trinity In-Home Care Services or a charity of the donorís choice, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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Wendy Rohleder-Sook, associate dean for student affairs, School of Law
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