Marjorie Thompson, Associate Dean of Biological Sciences, passes away


As reported by the Brown Daily Herald, Associate Dean of Biological Sciences Marjorie Thompson passed away Monday afternoon while on leave from the University. Thompson ’74 Ph.D’79 was highly regarded among students and faculty and will be missed dearly.

BlogDailyHerald is taking submissions from friends, family, and other loved ones for a memorial to Marjorie Thompson. We will publish the submissions on our site. Please send messages, photos, music or artwork to

Support for students is available from Counseling and Psychological Services (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) located in J. Walter Wilson, 863-3476, and from deans in the Office of Student Life (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.), 20 Benevolent Street, 863-3145.

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  1. Dave Millard

    I only knew Marjorie as a teacher at the Fur Peace Ranch, and from attending many of her concerts. She was a wonderful guitarist, and teacher of guitar. Sharp wit, wry sense of humor, and a friendly, outgoing soul. She touched so may…I’ll miss her

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