Death Notice: John A. (Jack) Cummings
The Chancellor’s Office has received word that Dr. John A. (Jack) Cummings, 81, of Whitewater, WI, and Big Pine Key, FL, died at home on Jan. 3, 2013, after a long illness.
Jack taught biology at his alma mater, UW-Whitewater, from 1961 until his retirement in 1990. In 1982, he received the W.P. Roseman Award for Excellence in Teaching.
A celebration of life service will be held at noon on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at the Nitardy Funeral Home Chapel, 550 N Newcomb Street, Whitewater, WI, with visitation preceding the service at 10 a.m. A luncheon will follow the services at Randy's in Whitewater.
Memorials may be made to the Dr. John Cummings Scholarship at UW-Whitewater Foundation, to the ACS, or to the Whitewater Aquatic Club.
The Campus Flag will be lowered to half-staff on Monday, Jan. 7, in his honor.