In Memoriam

We remember faculty, staff, students, alumni, friends and supporters of CSU Dominguez Hills who were affiliated with our campus community.

Condolences are extended to family, friends and colleagues of those who have passed away. Please join us in keeping the following people, as reported to University Communications and Public Affairs, in your thoughts and prayers.


Warren Ashley (1944-2014)
Director of Mediated Instruction and Distance Learning
CSU Dominguez Hills


Lee Marie Anderson (1924-2012)
Widow of former Calif. congressman and Lt. Gov. Glenn Anderson; CSUDH Friend

Martín D. Chavez – BS ’82, MPA ’85 (1959-2012)
CSUDH Alumni Advisory Council Member and former Alumni Association President
Human Resources Division Officer, The Port of Los Angeles

John W. Auld (1940 -2012)
Emeritus Professor of History

Stephen A. Book (1941-2012)
Emeritus Professor of Mathematics

Peter Rodney (1948-2012)
Professor and Chair of Theatre

Phil Wesley ( -2012)
Former Library Dean


Larry Hauser (1948-2011)
Former Men’s Basketball Coach

William Huston (1927-2011)
Chairman of Watson Land Company and University Supporter

James Susumu Imai (1939-2011)
Emeritus Professor of Physics

Herman J. Loether (1930-2011)
Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Founding Faculty Member

Hal Marienthal (1924-2011)
Emeritus Professor of English

Hedy Moscovici (1955-2011)
Professor of Education

Doris Okada (1937-2011)
Emeritus Professor of Special Education


Solomon Marmor (1926-2010)
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Founding Faculty Member


John A. Brownell (1924-2008)
Past President

Chiou-Hsiung “Bear” Chang ( -2008)
Professor of Accounting

William A. Little (1941-2008)
Emeritus Professor and Chair of Africana Studies

Katherine B. Loker (1915-2008)
Longtime Friend, Advisor and Major Donor to CSUDH

Donn Silvis (1942-2008)
Professor of Communications


Rodney H. Butler (1947-2007)
Professor and Chair of Music; Chair of Division of Performing, Visual and Digital Arts


David Heifetz ( -2006)
Chair and Director, Interdisciplinary Studies and Program for Adult College Education (PACE)

CSU Dominguez Hills would like to honor those affiliated with the University. If a recent death is not listed, please feel free to contact the Dateline editor.