A memorial service was held at TC in January after the untimely death of alumna Teresita "Tess" Magsaysay.
Professors Clifford Hill and JoAnne Kleifgen and former professor Frank Horowitz, who had all worked with and become friendly with Magsaysay, shared some of their memories of her, particularly her warmth and her determination to keep working toward her dissertation.
Her daughter, JR Magsaysay, expressed a tearful remembrance of her mother by sharing some of the poetry her mother had loved, saying, "She always told me she would read e.e. cummings to me as a fetus." In addition, Linda Yan, one of the Magsaysay Boxley Scholars, made remarks on behalf of all the recipients of the scholarship.
Published Monday, Jan. 1, 2001