Mary Callahan, 83, died Nov. 2 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Callahan was a building service worker for the Division of Operation and Maintenance (Now Facilities and Services) for 15 years, retiring in 1987. Memorials: VFW Post 630, 1303 E. Main St., Urbana, IL 61802.
Mary Kathleen “Kate” O’Donnell Cloud, 79, died Nov. 5 in Bryn Mawr, Pa. Cloud joined the UI faculty in 1986. She was the former director of the Office of Women in International Development (now the Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program) and a professor of human and community development, of agricultural economics and of women’s studies. She retired in 2000 as professor emeritus. Memorials: Kathleen Cloud International Research Fund, c/o UI Foundation, http://ips.illinois.edu/wggp/giving.html. The fund supports student research expenses related to doctoral dissertational research addressing international issues of women, gender and development.
Mary Irene Crowley, 85, died Nov. 1 at Heartland Nursing Center, Champaign. Crowley worked at the UI for 33 years, retiring in 1990 as a payroll clerk for Payroll Operations. Memorials: American Cancer Society, 2509 S. Neil St., Champaign, IL 61820 or the American Heart Association, 2524 Farragut Drive, Springfield, IL 62700.
Andrew M. Isserman, 63, died Nov. 4. Isserman had been a professor of regional economics and public policy in the department of agricultural and consumer economics since 1973. He also was a professor of urban and regional planning and affiliated with the Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Memorials: The Nature Conservancy at www.nature.org.
May Cain Loomis, 91, died Nov. 13 at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana. Loomis worked as a clerk typist at the UI. Memorials: Champaign County Nursing Home, 500 S. Art Bartell Drive, Urbana, IL 61802.
Jack Harris McKenzie, 80, died Nov. 11 at his home Bonita Springs, Fla. McKenzie was UI dean emeritus of the College of Fine and Applied Arts. He worked at the UI for more than 36 years. Memorials: College of Fine and Applied Arts annual fund, UI Foundation, 1305 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801 MC-386 or online at https://www.uif.uillinois.edu/Gifts/StartGiving.aspx. A memorial service is being planned.
Fannie Mae Taylor, 63, died Oct. 28 at her home in Champaign. She had worked as an academic hourly since April in the Senior Odyssey Program at the Beckman Institute. Memorials: Fannie Taylor Scholarship Fund, c/o Hickory Point Bank, 701 Devonshire Drive, Champaign, IL 61820. (Scholarships will be awarded to support secondary education efforts by local youths.)
George T. Woods, 86, died Oct. 31. Woods, who retired in 1986, joined the faculty of the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1948 as one of the original faculty members of the college. Memorials: Wesley United Methodist Church, 1203 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801.