Dave Besser, W.H.S. Class of 1959, passed away on March 10, 1920 in Wichita, Kansas, after suffering from Alzheimer’s.   He is survived by his loving wife of nearly 44 years, Terry Besser.  He is also survived by his helpful in-laws in Wichita, and his five siblings Bob, Bill, Mary, Jim and Ralph and their families.
Dave completed his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Mathematics at Wichita State University.  He also studied in a doctoral Mathematics program at the University of Colorado, completing all but his PhD thesis.  He taught math at Wichita State University and various community colleges in Colorado and Arizona. Dave enjoyed all kinds of music,  especially jazz, and good scotch. He is dearly missed by his family and friends.  
With deep appreciation for all your work.Mary (Besser) Hammond 

1976