Moment of silence will observe those lost the past year

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Augusta University Health Nurse Manager Yolanda Coar died Aug. 9.

A moment of silence will be observed Thursday afternoon by all of those at Augusta University.

“In reflection and remembrance of the students, faculty and staff we lost this past year, please join us in observing a moment of silence today at 3 p.m.,” AU President Brooks Keel wrote in an email to all at the university on Thursday.

The following is a list of those who will be remembered today:

Paulette Harris
Madhav Sharma

Monica Bonner
Carol Bussey
Yolanda Coar
Jacqueline Marie Dobbs
Matthew Harley
Patricia Leigh Hobbs
Carol L. Johnson
Jody Kenny
Kenneth Mass
Gaylon Laqwynta McCray
Eric B. Miller
Kaecee Nettles
Jocelyn Newman
Marcus Occhipinti
Karen Tinsley Ogle
Mary Anne Park
Wendy Phillips Clarke
Rebekah Ashley Rowland
Sabra Smiley
Robert Edward Touart
Earline Travis
Alan Watts
Sojo Wood

Jene Batiste
Teco Browning
Caroline McKie
Jennifer Watkins
Wayne Yost

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