Obituaries
— Class of 1994

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Jun, 2020

Michael J. Poorman ’94, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jan. 17, after a year-long battle with acute myeloid leukemia. He spent 25 years working in Internet technology sales, initially as a rep and eventually as an executive. He worked with such companies as U.S. Robotics, Cisco, EMC, Emware Technologies, AppDynamics, and Oracle. His fondest memories were times spent with his football brothers and his founding of the Brown-Fish Company Alliance. He is survived by his wife, Sara; three daughters; a son; two grandchildren; and two brothers.

 

Sep, 2019

Richard E. Salisbury ’94, of Austin, Tex.; Apr. 28. He began his law career in corporate law and moved on to complex civil litigation. After clerking for a federal magistrate judge in Florida, he worked in private practice in Dallas and later spent ten years as an assistant attorney general at the Texas Attorney General’s Civil Medicaid Fraud Division. He enjoyed the opera, skeet shooting, and yoga. He is survived by Elizabeth, mother of his twin daughters; his parents; a sister and brother-in-law; a niece; and two nephews.

 

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