Georg G. Iggers, a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus and
internationally renowned historian and civil rights advocate, died
Nov. 26 in Canterbury Woods, Amherst, of complications from a
cerebral hemorrhage. He was 90.
Elizabeth “Betty” Capaldi Phillips, who became the
highest-ranking woman in the history of UB when she was named
provost in 2000, died Sept. 23 at her home in Gainesville, Florida,
after battling brain cancer for the past year. She was 72.
Ronald Elmer Batt, an internationally recognized physician,
clinical researcher, medical historian and clinical professor of
obstetrics and gynecology at UB, died April 25 in his Lancaster
home after a brief illness. He was 83.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 in
Westminster Presbyterian Church for Margaret MacGillivray, a
pediatric endocrinologist and longtime UB faculty member who died
Sept. 17 from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 86.