ONEONTA – Alice Lou Differt Siegfried, 88, of Oneonta, a potter, avid gardener and social justice advocate, died from a probable heart attack on Saturday, July 18, 2020, while at Fox Nursing Home recovering from hip surgery.
Alice was born on Sept. 24, 1931, in Twinsburg, Ohio, to Charles and Elizabeth Differt.
She attended Heidelberg College in Tiffin, Ohio, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and met Richard Siegfried, who she wedded on June 13, 1953. Alice also earned a master’s degree from Northwestern University in speech.
HAPPENIN’ OTSEGO for MONDAY, DECEMBER 2
ANGEL TREE PROGRAM – Give the Gift of Christmas this holiday season. Adopt a family in need. Visit www.allotsego.com/angel-tree-program/ to learn how.
AWARDS – 4 p.m. Hartwick college holds 2019 Quinquennial Awards Celebration recognizing milestones faculty & staff service to the college. Celebration Room, Shineman Chapel House, Hartwick College, Oneonta. 607-431-4315 or visit www.hartwick.edu/news/quinquennial-awards-to-recognize-service-to-hartwick-5/
SUNY Honoree Explains Why We Yawn
ONEONTA – It’s no snooze as Dr. Andrew Gallup, SUNY Oneonta assistant professor of psychology, will deliver the annual Richard Siegfried Lecture titled “Towards an Understanding of Why We Yawn” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Craven Lounge, Morris Conference Center at SUNY Oneonta. The lecture is free and open to the public. A dessert reception will follow.
Dr. Gallup is the 21st recipient of the Richard Siegfried Junior Faculty Prize for Academic Excellence. The $1,000 award, created to recognize faculty achievement outside the classroom, is made possible by a gift from Alice Siegfried to the College at Oneonta Foundation in memory of her husband.