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Memorials and Tributes


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Elaine Brody, NASW Social Work Pioneer® , passed away July 9, 2014

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Sue Ward, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away June 22, 2014

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Interview with Sue Ward

U-T San Diego news article

 

Alfred Kadushin, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away February 5, 2014

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Catherine Papell, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away November 14, 2013

Donald Granvold, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away October 27, 2013

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Faustina Solís, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away August 4, 2013

Mildred Mailick, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away April 3, 2013

Louise Proehl Shoemaker, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away March 19, 2013

Helen Rehr, NASW Social Work Pioneer® & Co-Chair New York City Social Work Pioneers®, passed away February 13, 2013

Paul Widem, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away January 29, 2013

Mary Catherine Jennings Holden, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away December 23, 2012

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David Fanshel, NASW Social Work Pioneer®,passed away December 15, 2012

Obituary, Faculty News, Columbia University

James Dumpson, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away November 5, 2012

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Alma Young, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away October 28, 2012

Florence Vigilante, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 12, 2012

Hobart Burch, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away June 16, 2012

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Jessie Smith, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on April 24, 2012

Jane Bierdeman-Fike, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on March 13, 2012


Golda Edinburg, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on February 9, 2012

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Mark Battle, former NASW Executive Director and Founding Co-chair of the NASW Social Work Pioneer® Program passed away October 26, 2011

Obituary – Carol Cole Center

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Mary Hannick, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 30, 2011

James Callicutt, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 15, 2011

Harold Demone, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 1, 2011

Mose Firestone, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away July 6, 2011 in Los Angeles.  He was 96. 

Florence Lieberman, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away May 11, 2011.

NASW New York City Chapter Memorial
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Josephine Jordan Yelder,NASW Social Work Pioneer® passed away March 25, 2011

Fern L. Chamberlain, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away March 7, 2011


Maurice O. Hunt, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away December 22, 2010
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Dr. Katherine A. Kendall, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away December 1, 2010
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David Roth, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 25, 2010
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Irving Levin, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 14, 2010
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Dr. Dorothy Height, , NASW Social Work Pioneer® and civil rights legend passed away April 20, 2010. Dr. Height is the recipient of the 2009 NASW Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mary Ann Quaranta
, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away December 16, 2009


Herman D. Stein , NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away October 2, 2009

Sister Mary Paul Janchill , NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away May 7, 2009


Celebrating Dr. James Dumpson , NASW Social Work Pioneer®
100 Years and His Impressive Record of Public Service-Congressional Record remarks

Carla Beth Howery, NASW Foundation Board Member, passed away March 31, 2009. Leave a tribute.

Al Kahn, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away February 13, 2009

Louise Frey, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away February 13, 2009

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John Turner, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away January 30, 2009 ,
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Ruth Knee, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away October 8, 2008
Ruth Irelan Knee: Her National Legacy
A Tribute to Ruth Irelan Knee
Remembering Ruth Irelan Knee

Frances Feldman, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away September 30, 2008

Diana Ming Chan, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away August 5, 2008

Diana Ming Chan: Her National Legacy

James Karls, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on June 29, 2008
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David Austin, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on May 29, 2008

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Warren Clark Lamson, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on May 5, 2008

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Grace L. Hewell, NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on March 7, 2008

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Esther Glasser NASW Social Work Pioneer®, passed away on February 2, 2008



 

 

 
 
 
 
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