Topic: Obituaries

Oldest known alum dies at 107

Oldest known alum dies at 107

John Risher | May 11, 1910–November 3, 2017

Dr. John Risher (Col ’32, Med ’36), who had been the University’s oldest known living alum, died November 3, 2017. He was 107.

November 3, 2017

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