Obituary: Regena Lemon 1953-2013
Oct03

Obituary: Regena Lemon 1953-2013

By Evan Johnson: Regena Lemon, 60, was one of City College’s most dedicated and long-serving admissions officers. She died on Sept. 19 from colon cancer. She was known throughout the office as a kind-spirited woman who consistently strived to place other people’s interests before her own and was always the first person to cheer people up. Lolita Racho, one of Lemon’s friends of 24 years, described the time that she spent with her as...

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Obituary: Officer Beatrice Ramirez, 1971-2013
May11

Obituary: Officer Beatrice Ramirez, 1971-2013

By Minter McHugh The Guardsman Beatrice Ramirez, a dedicated former City College police officer for over 20 years, died April 17 at the age of 42 after a lengthy battle with lupus and complications after suffering a stroke. “It is with great sadness that I report to the campus community the passing of Officer Beatrice Ramirez. Officer Ramirez Star #31 passed away early yesterday morning in a local hospital following a valiant...

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Obituary: Barbara Bell, 1936-2013, taught passionately for three decades
Apr24

Obituary: Barbara Bell, 1936-2013, taught passionately for three decades

  By Jackson Ly The Guardsman Instructor Barbara Bell remained devoted to City College and her students even after her retirement in 1997. She lectured with authority, inspired female students and participated in campus politics. Barbara died at her Berkeley home on Jan. 19. She taught one of the first women’s humanities courses, as well as English and interdisciplinary classes full-time for 30 years. Barbara applied her...

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College board member dies just before new semester begins
Aug27

College board member dies just before new semester begins

  By Sara Bloomberg The Guardsman Hundreds of mourners filled a bright, yellow memorial hall in San Francisco on August 12 and as the pews filled up, dozens of people resorted to standing along walls and sitting on the floor for a chance to honor the life of Milton Marks.   Only three days earlier, City College Board member Milton Marks III died after suffering from a brain tumor for the past couple of years. He was 52 years...

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