Shannon became a gerontology educator and researcher at age 64 following an acting career that spanned 30 years.
The USC Leonard Davis School Board of Councilors member was 81.
Masayoshi “Mike” Yamano, a longtime supporter of the University of Southern California and member of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology Board of Councilors, passed away October 16, 2021 in Japan. He was 85.
Liebig, who passed away February 24, 2021, was a celebrated gerontology educator and expert on public policy for older adults.
A former chair and member of the USC Leonard Davis Board of Councilors, Carr supported school scholarships and the Edward L. Schneider Chair in Gerontology.
In a USC career that spanned over 50 years, Bengtson explored the roles of faith and family across generations.
The loyal Trojan alumna and friend of the USC Davis School passed away on February 2, 2016 at the age of 103.
Professor Emeritus James E. “Jim” Birren, the founding dean of the USC Leonard Davis School of Gerontology and an aging research pioneer considered by many to be the father of modern gerontology, passed away on January 15, 2016 at the age of 97.