An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

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In Memoriam: Mary Morphis Moody

June 13, 2024

Mary Morphis Moody Died June 7, 2024 The Woodlands, Houston, Texas Mary Morphis Moody, former editor of The Daily Texan and longtime suburban editor for the Houston Chronicle, died June 7,...

In Memoriam: Cynthia Keever

April 18, 2024

Cynthia Keever Died April 10, 2024 Austin, Texas From The Austin American Statesman Cynthia Lee Pendergrass Keever died peacefully at home on April 10, 2024, with her two children, Graham and Erin,...

In Memoriam: David Casstevens

January 28, 2024

David Casstevens Died Jan. 24, 2024 Dallas The Dallas Morning News David Casstevens, a lyrical writer who never let X’s and O’s get in the way of a good story in a career spanning five decades...

In Memoriam: Pamela Anne Baggett-Wallis

January 10, 2024

In Memoriam: Pamela Anne Baggett-Wallis Died Dec. 2, 2023 Johnson City, Texas   Pam Baggett-Wallis passed away Dec. 2, 2023  at home in the arms of her loving husband, Jesse, after a long-fought...

In Memoriam: Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft

December 23, 2023

Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft Died Dec. 20, 2023 Wichita, Kansas Loretta Mae Diggs Pendergraft, 105, passed away in Wichita on December 20, 2023 after a bout with Covid. She lived in Kansas most of...

In Memoriam: Albert “Dick” Richard Elam Jr.

November 18, 2023

Albert "Dick" Richard Elam Jr. Died Nov. 15, 2023 Austin, Texas Albert Richard Elam, Jr., 95, sailed to new ports on November 15, 2023, peacefully passing with family present. An avid sailboat competitor,...

In Memoriam: John Anders, former Texan Sports Editor, 32 years at Dallas Morning News

October 18, 2023

John Anders Died Oct. 16, 2023 Dallas, Texas From The Dallas Morning News John Anders, whose lyrical writing, eclectic tastes and vast knowledge of Texas and his own distinct passions guided his career...

In Memoriam: Legendary Longhorn Athletics Administrator Bill Little

August 19, 2023

Bill Little Died Aug. 18, 2023 Austin, Texas From Legendary University of Texas Athletics Administrator Bill Little passed away peacefully surrounded by family Friday evening...

In Memoriam: Murray Lawrence Forsvall

July 24, 2023

Murray Lawrence Forsvall Died July 12, 2023 Dallas, Texas Murray Lawrence Forsvall, who spent his life as a sports participant and started his career as a sportswriter for The Daily Texan in the 1950s,...

In Memoriam: Mark Worth

June 11, 2023

Mark Worth Died June 7, 2023 Washington, D.C. Mark Worth, a copy editor who spent nearly two decades at the Miami Herald and most recently worked at The Washington Post, was found dead June 7 at his...

In Memoriam: Hoyt Purvis

May 30, 2023

Hoyt Purvis Died May 26, 2023 Fayetteville, AR.   Former Daily Texan Editor Hoyt Purvis has died at age 83. Purvis was a UT graduate, Texan editor, and later worked at the Houston Chronicle....

In Memoriam: Craig Bird

January 17, 2023

Craig Bird Died Dec. 12, 2022 Fort Worth   By Baptist News Global Baptist journalist and educator Craig Bird died Dec. 12 at age 73 due to complications from a fall he experienced the week...

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