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,...

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,...

James Dickson ’77

A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, May 20, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Wagley Funeral Home in Adrian, for James Dickson ’77, who died January 12, 2022. Jim, a resident of Adrian, retired in 2016, from the Michigan Department of Corrections. He earned a master’s degree...

Elizabeth Emrick Lohr ’66

Elizabeth Emrick Lohr ’66, a resident of West Seneca, N.Y. and member of Alpha Phi sorority, died February 6, 2022. Beth was the daughter of Howard ‘Doc’ Emrick ’73, former Adrian College chaplain, and Ruth Emrick. Survivors include a daughter, two sons and seven...