Obituaries

August 2019

Robert Lee Vickery Jr. • 1932 –  August 10, 2019

“In 1969, Bob was invited to join the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture as the Thomas Jefferson Visiting Professor in Architecture. During his three-decade tenure at UVA, Bob made an indelible mark on the University’s architecture program by helping to implement the school’s 4-2 architectural curriculum and by mentoring close to 4,000 students, both in Charlottesville and through travel programs in Venice and Vicenza, Italy.” Read More on the Daily Progress website.

Dr. John T. Roberts • 1934 – August 5, 2019

“In 1966, Dr. Roberts took a position at the University of Virginia teaching Hindi, Sanskrit, and linguistics. He taught at UVA for 32 years, serving as chairman of the then-named Oriental Languages division several times. He authored a number of books concentrating on old and medieval poetry of India. He retired in 1998, as professor emeritus.” Read More on the Daily Progress website.

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August 2019