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Outline of a hand placing a rose down in front of a single candle.

In Memoriam | January 2024

Stewart B. Ira | BSBA ’56 | 1931-2023 | Ira, of Femandina Beach, Florida, passed on December 30. He served overseas in the United States Army after graduating from the University of Florida. When he returned to Florida, he made

Outline of a hand placing a rose down in front of a single candle.

In Memoriam | October 2023

George Burritt Whitehurst | BSBA ‘58 | 1935-2023 | Whitehurst, of Brooksville, Florida, passed on September 26. He was a direct descendant of one of the early Brooksville pioneers, dating back to 1869, and spent his whole life in the

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In Memoriam | July 2023

John Randolph, Jr. | BSBA ’53 | 1931-2023 | Randolph, of Burlington, Iowa, passed on June 27. While attending UF, he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and of Beta Gamma Sigma, a business honors society. After

Outline of a hand placing a rose down in front of a single candle.

In Memoriam | June 2023

Peter Pruitt | BSBA ’54 | 1932-2023 | Pruitt, of Vero Beach, Florida, passed on May 20. He attended Harvard’s management program after completing his education at UF. Once he graduated, he served in the military on active duty and

Outline of a hand placing a rose down in front of a single candle.

In Memoriam | December 2022

Oscar H. Barbery | BSBA ’50 | 1927-2022 | Barbery, of Tampa, Florida, passed on November 16. After graduating high school, he served in the Army before moving onto UF, where he earned his degree in Business Administration. Barbery was

Outline of a hand placing a rose down in front of a single candle.

In Memoriam | June 2022

Clarence “CT” Todd | BSAc ’57 | 1932-2022 | Todd, of Jacksonville, Florida, passed on May 7. He found the loves of his life in college, the first one being Betti Gloria, who he later married, and the second one being Gator Football,

Joseph Wood

Joe Wood (BSBA ’59) | April 2017

Joe (BSBA 1959) was Founding President of the Panama Canal Museum, established in 1998 to preserve the United States’ history in Panama. The museum’s collection was transferred in 2012 to UF’s Smathers Library, where a new Panama Canal Gallery will be

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