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The philosophy community at USU is shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden death of Peggy Sherlock, Richard’s wife. Peggy was vibrant and big-hearted, with a quick wit, ready laugh, and warm soul. Our heartfelt condolences go to to the Sherlock family.

UPDATE: Peggy’s obituary.


1 Comment

  1. Doug says:

    Wow, I am so sorry to hear that we lost Mrs. Sherlock! She was an amazing woman, and made many of our Phi Sigma Tau meetings more enjoyable. She spoke French almost flawlessly, and had a very gentle and fun personality.

    Tom and Richard I would like to offer my sincere condolonces for your loss. I have had the great privledge in getting to know all of you, and if I can do anything please feel free to ask.

    Doug Beazer


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