David W. Catron

This announcement was emailed to faculty and staff on Dec. 27 by Wake Forest Communications and External Relations:

We are saddened to announce that David W. Catron, professor emeritus of psychology, died Dec. 25.

A memorial service will be held Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Saal at Salemtowne Retirement Community in Winston-Salem.  An obituary appears in the Dec. 27 edition of the Winston-Salem Journal.

Professor Catron joined Wake Forest’s faculty in 1963.  His retirement was recognized at commencement in 1994.

We grieve Professor Catron’s death and extend our condolences to his family and friends, as well as those at Wake Forest who had the opportunity to know him.

Wake Forest offers support and counseling services for all students, faculty and staff.  The Counseling Center may be reached at 336-758-5273, the Chaplain’s Office at 336-758-5210.  For faculty and staff, there is also the Employee Assistance Program at 336-716-5493.