Scott Schiff ’99

Scott Schiff ’99 was recently promoted to vice president of business operations for the Motor City Cruise (G-league affiliate team to the Detroit Pistons). Scott has been with the Detroit Pistons organization for nine years, most recently serving as vice president of...

Ron Elardo, Ph.D.

Ron Elardo, Ph.D., former English professor at Adrian College, from 1980 to 2007, died May 17, 2022. Ron lived near Hidden Lake Gardens in Tipton, Mich., where he was a volunteer and became a member of the American Conifer Society in 2008. A certified master gardener,...

Mark Nothdruft ’86

This fall, Mark Nothdruft ’86 will begin his 35th year of teaching with the West Branch-Rose City Area Schools. Mark has taught kindergarten through fourth grade, has worked as a Reading First coach, as well as a Title 1 math and reading interventionist for the K-5...

James Ward ’69

James Ward ’69, a resident of Norfolk, Mass., and former professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts Boston, died May 2, 2021. He received a master’s degree from the University of Michigan, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he won the...

Barbara “Millie” Miller Pruett ’75

Barbara “Millie” Miller Pruett ’75, a resident of Adrian, died February 12, 2022. She married Ron Pruett ’72 on January 18, 1975. Together, they started an adventure that included opening a Frosty Boy in Napoleon, Ohio, owning and operating West Pointe Party Shoppe,...