George Richard Saunders
February 14, 1946 - September 17, 2020
Elena Nichol
Stephen Olsen
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George Richard Saunders, Jr., 74, of Appleton, passed away on September 17th in the comfort of his home with his wife, Bickley Bauer-Saunders, and family around him. Saunders was a Professor of Anthropology at Lawrence University for over twenty years until he was incapacitated in 2001. He was a kind and thoughtful man who won…

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Edward A Samuelson left a message on September 28, 2020:
Dearest Carol & Josh, I am so very sorry for your loss. I send you much love during this difficult time.
Sally Rorick Orlando left a message on September 25, 2020:
My heartfelt condolences to George's family. I had a crush on George in 8th grade at St. Mary's school. He was a great friend and his life sounds wonderful -- full of family, friends and stimulating work in teaching. Blessings to you all as we grieve his passing. Sally
Gene Biringer left a message on September 24, 2020:
I'm sorry to hear of George's passing. In my early years at Lawrence I had the pleasure of serving on a committee George chaired. It was my first big committee assignment and I wasn't very confident that I could contribute meaningfully to it, but George made me feel like i was a valued colleague. I remember thinking "this is how to treat junior colleagues," and ever since I've tried to live up to his example. I mourn the passing of this kind and generous man. My condolences to his family.
Elena Nichol left a message on September 23, 2020:
I can not yet put into eloquent words the impact Professor Saunders had on my life. From being a thoughtful, kind advisor and a fun teacher to work for to being a fellow brain injury survivor, I always felt welcomed, accepted and encouraged by this great man. Thank you, Professor Saunders, and thank you Bickley and family for sharing this kind person with us.
John Perkins left a message on September 23, 2020:
What a wonderful man and teacher. I majored in Anthropology at Lawrence and Mr. Saunders was a brilliant and strong teacher for me.
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Stephen Olsen left a message on September 23, 2020:
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Barbara Calvi left a message on September 23, 2020:
George was a funny speaking and jokeful friend of my dad's. We met him only a few times mostly while he stayed in Italy but he has always been part of our family. No matter how little time we spent together he helped me feel part of one greater compassionate world. Lots of love and virtual hugs to Carol, Josh, Bickley and the rest of his family.
Filippo Calvi left a message on September 23, 2020:
In memory of George Richard Saunders, Filippo Calvi lit a candle
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