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Santo Francis Camilleri

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Santo Francis Camilleri Obituary
Santo Francis Camilleri, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at Michigan State University, passed away after a short illness on February 29, 2016, in Northridge, California, at age 93. He was born in Rochester, New York, July 16, 1922. His graduate degrees were from the University of California, Los Angeles, where he completed his Ph. D. in 1954. Professor Camilleri's first academic job was at the University of Washington, 1952 to 1956. From Washington he went to Stanford, 1958 -1963, and subsequently to California State University, San Diego (now San Diego State University), 1963-1964, and then to Michigan State University, 1964-1990. After his retirement from Michigan State he did research at the Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Washington, D. C.1990-1991. After retirement he relocated to California with wife Barbara. They settled in the San Fernando Valley near California State University, Northridge, where he was named an Honorary Member of the Association of Retired Faculty. He is survived by his wife, daughter Lisa; son Ronald and wife Carol, and two grandchildren, Madeline and Zachary. In lieu of flowers, and to honor Santo's love of the western deserts, the family suggests you consider a donation to the Anza-Borrego Foundation.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 3, 2016
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