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ULV student remembered for her positivity and diverse outlook on life

Briana Gomez, a broadcast journalism major at the University of La Verne, died Aug. 1 in a fatal rollover crash. She was 31.

Emeritus trustee Harris was generous donor

Benjamin C. Harris, former chairman of the University of La Verne Board of Trustees, died on March 5 from Parkinson’s Disease. He was 87. 

La Verne loses baseball legend Ben Hines

Ben Hines, former La Verne baseball coach and hitting coach for the Los Angeles Dodgers, died Jan. 13. He was 85.

Trustee Anthony LaFetra remembered for his love of learning

Anthony LaFetra, University of La Verne trustee, and president and chief executive of the Rain Bird Corporation, died on Jan. 29 from an undiagnosed cancer. He was 80.

Gingrich influenced University’s mission, values

Dr. John Gingrich, former dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor emeritus of religion and philosophy, died peacefully in his sleep on Dec. 7. He was 80. 

Marge was devoted to University

Guy Marge, chairman of the advisory board for the college of business and public managements, died in February in Upland of pneumonia and pancreatic cancer. He was 77.

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