Vincent Benziger

Carbondale, Illinois

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The news of Vince's passing makes me sed. I considered him a friend in high school and admired how smart he was! I remember that he called me one afternoon and asked me to go for a walk. It was right as a huge thunderstorm was approaching and I (having not been raised in the area) was too afraid of the weather to go out walking. I regret that! Memories.... may his family share many and feel comforted.

I had a lot of classes in highschool with Vince then kept in touch for about 10 years. Met up with his sister Katherine once in NYC. I had looked for him online a couple of times but only found out that he lived in Carbondale and that he had published a brilliant article.
I never thought he was introverted or short or hard to understand. I have lots of memories. A favorite is his telling Mrs. Crowe that there was something wrong with anyone who couldn't tell the difference between a...

I remember "Vinnie" fondly as a childhood friend on Walnut St. So, sorry to hear he has passed over so young.


Vincent's Obituary

Vincent Benziger passed away in Carbondale, Illinois. The obituary was featured in The Southern Illinoisan on December 15, 2013.