Dr. John Boles, the William P. Hobby Professor of History, will deliver a faculty lecture about Thomas Jefferson next Wednesday, November 2, in San Francisco. All Rice alumni, parents and friends are invited to attend. The cost is $25 per person or $15 for recent alumni (’02-‘11) or current graduate students. For more information or to register, click here. The deadline to register is this Friday, October 28.
Lillian Horlock Illig (1909 - 2011):
On Saturday, Lillian Horlock Illig passed way. She graduated from Rice in 1930. She was President of the Friends of Fondren from 1973 to 1975. She was the founding president of the Tanglewood Garden Club and was a noted horticulturist with many published articles on the subject.
The funeral will be at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, October 27, at 2 pm. I will post the obituary when available. In the meantime, the Chronicle profiled her here on June 2, 2004.