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Purdue University is home to nearly 40,000 students and boasts the 2nd largest international student population of any public university in the United States. Among Purdue's alumni are Pulitzer winners, an NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and more than 20 astronauts. This memorial site was created to pay tribute to people who helped shape and were shaped by Purdue University.
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Purdue University Memorials: Remembering the life, death and legacy of John Porter Parris Jr.

John Porter Parris Jr., 88, West Lafayette passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at home. He was born to John Porter Parris Sr. and Sarah Richardson in Albany, Kentucky on January 6, 1931. He graduated from Fowler High School in 1950 and was a member of the Purdue University freshman basketball team until drafted to serve in the United States Army. He honorably served his country during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Porter married Patricia Ann Carman, “The prettiest girl in...
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John McIntire Obituary (kpcnews)

ANGOLA - John Edwin McIntire, 77, of Angola,...

Leon Titche Obituary (Batesville)

Leon L. Titche, Ph.D. of West Lafayette, IN,...

Mary LaPierre Obituary (SouthBendTribune)

Mary Grace LaPierre April 3, 1928 - Jan. 13,...

Tom Thomas Obituary (englewood)

Tom David Cole Thomas passed away in Port...

Frances Bottomley Obituary (JCOnline)

Frances F. Bottomley West Lafayette 95,...

Mark Brewer Obituary (JCOnline)

Mark Brewer Fowler - Mark A. Brewer, 57, of...

Randal Garrett Obituary (JCOnline)

Randal Garrett Lafayette - Randal "Randy"...

Martha Gilkey Obituary (Dayton)

GILKEY (Webb), Martha Jean 93, formerly of...

Jane Gwinn Obituary (tributes)

Jane was born on April 1, 1927 and passed away on...

Hiram Wallace Obituary (news-journalonline)

Hiram Eull Wallace 12/27/2018 Hiram Eull...

Gorham HUSSEY Obituary (theglobeandmail)

GORHAM WOOD HUSSEY July 14, 1931 - December 19,...

Robert Murphy Obituary (tributes)

Robert was born on March 29, 1935 and passed away...

Ernestine Piotrowski Obituary (tributes)

Ernestine was born on September 11, 1936 and...

WILLIAM TANRUTHER Obituary (Batesville)

WILLIAM J. TANRUTHER, longtime resident of...

Nancy Whinery Obituary (tributes)

Nancy was born on May 4, 1937 and passed away on...

Alvin Landfield Obituary (DignityMemorial)

Alvin "Al" Warner Landfield, Ph.D., 94 of...

Mary McDONALD Obituary (Atlanta)

McDONALD, Mary Davis Mary Davis McDonald, age...

Betty Orth Obituary (tributes)

Betty was born on February 19, 1928 and passed...

Richard Cooper Obituary (ncenterprise-info)

Richard L. Cooper, 85, of Fort Myers, FL, passed...

William Gigax Obituary (tributes)

William was born on January 10, 1939 and passed...

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Neil Armstrong Obituary (AP News)

CINCINNATI (AP) - Neil Armstrong was a quiet...

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Kevin Granata Professor, Engineering Science &...

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Andrew (Drew) Frederick Boldt, 21, tragically...

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