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In Memory

EMBA Cohort 57

Tim Schutt

Tim Schutt, age 48, died peacefully at home in Milton, Georgia, on Feb. 9, 2018, after a heroic battle against cancer. His EMP-57 classmates were blessed to know Tim as he earned his MBA at Kellogg. He is survived by his wife, Carol, and their three children, who were the most special people in his world. He spent his entire career with PwC for more than 23 years as a respected and loved leader. Memorial contributions in Tim's honor can be made to The Kidney Cancer Association.

FT 1983

Debbie Elkins

Debbie Elkins passed away Jan. 29, 2019, after battling a long illness. She is survived by her 15-year-old son, Jacob. Debbie was loved by many in the class of 1983. She did so many things well in a thoughtful and caring manner. Above all, she could dance!

FT 1989

Brian S. Gratch

Brian S. Gratch, 57, died Thanksgiving Day, 2018. Brian's professional career spanned the worlds of marketing and technology, starting at Motorola Mobility and recently as CMO of Xaptum, a leader in security for the burgeoning Internet of Things. He was also a successful consultant who inspired the trust and confidence of many clients as he helped them navigate the complex ecosystem of emerging technology.

FT 1994

Jim Schorr

Jim Schorr, 51, passed away on Feb. 11, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends. At Kellogg he co-founded Students for Socially Responsible Business, which later became Net Impact. He served as Net Impact's director for 10 years, during which it expanded to inspire students at more than 200 business schools on six continents. For the past 10 years, he led the social entrepreneurship program at Vanderbilt University. One of his greatest joys was nurturing his students' potential.

FT 1997

Hilary Laytham Vice

Hilary Laytham Vice, 52, died Nov. 4, 2018. Hilary began her marketing career with Johnson & Johnson in 2000 and was working for the company as an executive sales specialist at her passing. Hilary had a keen eye and love of photography with a talent for capturing nuance and detail. She had a strong and wide-ranging appreciation for art and music, was a voracious reader and loved to dance. Hilary's passions were her family and friends. She had a gift for empathy and kindness in reaching out to others in times of need. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Lung Cancer Research Foundation.

E&W 2015

Scott Randall

Scott Randall passed away in December 2018, following a long, courageous battle with brain cancer. Scott's health battle started before his time at Kellogg and he displayed incredible perseverance and fortitude to graduate on time with his close group of friends while working full-time at Northern Trust. He never asked for special treatment and was an inspiration to everyone he met. Please offer your support and prayers for Scott's loving wife, Brynn, and their newborn son, Oliver.


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