In Memory

Judith Meighan VIEW PROFILE

Judith Meighan '73: Prof. Judith Meighan, of Syracuse died at home on August 9, 2016. Judy was a teacher, scholar, artist, mentor, and loving wife and mother. With all her accomplishments, her greatest pride was in her children. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, and was a loyal alumna of Swarthmore College. Judy earned her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in art history from Columbia University. She was a Fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome, and worked at the Museum of Modern Art in New York before joining the faculty of the Art School at Syracuse University in 1993. For decades Judy was a committed and popular teacher to thousands of students. In Syracuse, she curated exhibitions at the Everson Museum of Ar t and was an advisor to the Museum's Education Department. She is survived by husband Samuel D. Gruber; son Jonah Gruber; daughter Zoe Meighan; and cousins Cynthia and Constance Mitchell. Graveside service and burial were conducted on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Syracuse. A celebration of Judy's life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Everson Museum of Art, 401 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY 13202. 

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