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In Memoriam: The Rev. Dean Echols ’46

September 16, 2013 by Chapman Magazine | Alumni

An alumnus who literally sang the praises of Chapman University and served as an unflagging supporter of alumni activities, the Rev. Dean Echols ’46 passed away Aug. 28. He was 88. Friends and colleagues remembered Echols as a powerful speaker, tireless president and board member of the Alumni Association and gifted tenor. As an undergraduate, Echols

Ross Escalette and wife Phyllis.

In Memoriam: Ross Escalette

September 16, 2013 by Chapman Magazine | Chapman Now

A champion of public art and educational excellence, Chapman University Trustee Ross Escalette passed away in September after a long illness. “Ross was a beloved friend of Chapman and, as a board member, was an indefatigable force, inspired by his love for higher education and his abiding dedication to philanthropy,” said Chapman President Jim Doti.