Posts Tagged ‘obituary’

Derek Bradford Passes Away

  Derek Bradford, Professor Emeritus, died on Monday, 23rd January 2017. Derek Bradford was born on October 23rd, 1936 in London, England. He attended the Northern Polytechnic School of Architecture, where he gained a Diploma in Architecture in 1960. He subsequently continued his education at the Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania graduating with […]

Robert O’Neal Passes Away

Robert Todd O’Neal,  Professor Emeritus died on Wednesday, 7th December 2016. Robert “Bob” O’Neal was born on August 8, 1939 in Wilmington, Delaware. He attended the Philadelphia College of Arts, gaining a Diploma in Industrial Design in 1962. He served in the United States Army as a photographer and returned to his studies for a […]

Marie Clarke, Professor Emerita, Passes Away

Marie Clarke, Professor Emerita, Apparel Design passed away on Tuesday April 26, 2016.  She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Clarke graduated from Pratt Institute of Design in 1948.  Prior to teaching at RISD, she designed for Max Schenk and Brothers in New York City, Bancroft Sports and Bennett & Co. in […]

Nade Calmes Haley Passes Away (Memorial, 05/18, 5:00PM, Nature Lab)

Nade Haley at the Frieze Art Fair in 2014. Photo courtesy Stacy Greene Professor Nade Calmes Haley, Experimental and Foundation Studies, passed away at Woodhull Hospital in Brooklyn on April 21, 2016. She was born in Greenville, South Carolina on December 13, 1947. She and her parrot Darwin lived a migratory life between her homes […]

David Warner passes

It is with great sadness that Academic Affairs informs the RISD community that Professor David Warner (History, Philosophy and Social Sciences) died on the evening of May 8, 2013 due to complications from recent heart surgery.  David was born on June 19, 1952. David is survived by his wife Christine and daughters Merissa and Destinee. David Warner […]