Brian Velez, who graduated from the University of La Verne in 2013 with a degree in communications-public affairs, died Sept. 27 at age 33 due to an undiagnosed illness.
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Ken Held, former dean of the University of La Verne College of Law died June 13 in Las Vegas. He was 79.
Steven Kent, who recently retired from his position as the University’s director of theater, died July 12 in his Los Angeles home. He was 74.
Musicians of all ages filled the Morgan Auditorium stage for a jam session on Wednesday night to honor Steve Biondo, operations manager of the music department and longtime instructor for West African drumming, who died April 13 in his La Verne home at the age of 58.
Dr. Kamol Somvichian, political science professor emeritus died Feb. 8 at the age of 80.
Bill Neill, University of La Verne alumnus and former professor of communications, died of pancreatic cancer Saturday at the age of 82.
Steve Julian, a University of La Verne alumnus and KPCC radio personality, died of stage 4 glioblastoma multiform, a form of brain cancer, at his South Pasadena home April 24 at the age of 57.
Richard Landis, former University chancellor and trustee emeritus, died Feb. 14 in his sleep at the age of 95.
Former University of La Verne student, employee and Board of Trustees member Bev Rupel died Nov. 21 at the age of 78 from pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease.
La Verne community members gathered Wednesday night in Mainiero Square for a vigil to remember Sela Hem, known and well-loved as the “Miss Donuts employee,” who died in a traffic accident Nov. 17.