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Frederick “Eric” Fuglister ’61

Frederick “Eric” Fuglister ’61, a mathematics professor and avid birder, died March 6, 2015. He was 75.

Eric was a National Merit Scholar at the Westtown School in Pennsylvania, and graduated from Swarthmore magna cum laude. He earned a Ph.D. in mathematics from Harvard and began his teaching career at Colby College in Maine, later retiring from John Carroll University in Ohio. In 1978, he married Jayne Chapin, a fellow professor. In retirement, the pair lived in Wausau, Wis., spending winters in Fort Myers Beach, Fla.


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