Murphy was a member of the university’s board of trustees for 47 years in the 1950s, and he encouraged the Kurigers to take part in a building campaign. Throughout most of their married life, the Kurigers, who didn’t have children, were faithful contributors to Cedarville, according to the shcool.
Roger Kuriger died nearly a decade ago and Charlotte Kuriger died earlier this year, according to the university. Both Roger Kuriger and Charlotte Kuriger were recognized as “honorary alumni of the year” at Cedarville last weekend.
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