Higher Education

John Lawrence Crawford

Well-known and respected physics lecturer John Lawrence Crawford (BSc 1959) died in his home on 17 June 2021, just short of his 84th birthday. Described as “an institution” who dedicated himself to first year auxiliary physics, he taught generations of students from the Health Sciences Faculty: medics, dentists, physiotherapists, nurses, occupational therapists and pharmacists. Many benefitted from his …

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Marilyn Setlalentoa

Marilyn Setlalentoa

Prof Marilyn Setlalentoa, the deputy vice-chancellor of the North-West University at the Mahikeng Campus, passed away this morning (20 May) due to Covid-19 complications. Articles: https://potchefstroomherald.co.za/87617/mahikeng-campus-rector-died-of-covid-19/ https://www.netwerk24.com/Nuus/Gesondheid/covid-19-eis-nog-n-professor-aan-nwu-20210521

Professor Mohammad Karaan

Professor Mohammad Karaan, a former dean of AgriSciences at Stellenbosch University (SU) passed away on 13 January 2021. Links: https://www.news24.com/news24/southafrica/news/prof-mohammad-karaan-former-stellenbosch-university-dean-has-died-20210113 https://www.news24.com/fin24/opinion/agric-sector-with-prof-karaans-passing-we-have-lost-one-of-our-greatest-leaders-20210114

Eddie De Lange

Eddie De Lange, former lecturer at Dower Training College and former teacher at Seagull Primary, Uitenhage, Eastern Cape, passed away on 16 January 2021. https://t.co/tSdVaWEXdi #rememberourteacherssa #RIP #teacherssa #zaedu pic.twitter.com/wQWE7MFsAq — Remember Our Teachers (@SaTeachersRIP) January 22, 2021

Professor Yusuf Karodia

Founder of Regent Business School, Professor Yusuf Karodia, passed away on 24 December 2020. He also launched the Million Books Project, which aims to provide more than a million books to schoolchildren across South Africa through mobile libraries https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/founder-of-regent-business-school-professor-yusuf-karodia-dies-of-covid-19-20201224

Stan Henkeman Teacher

Stan Henkeman

The Western Cape Teachers Forum wishes to express its sincere condolences to the family of Stan Henkeman, who passed away earlier today after being hospitalised earlier this month after contracting COVID-19.