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In Memorium: Professor Fred Sontag, 1924-2009

Frederick E. Sontag, the Robert C. Denison Professor of Philosophy at Pomona College, died Sunday, June 14, at the age of 84, after several months of declining health. Professor Sontag had recently retired from the Pomona faculty, bringing a close to a remarkable 57-year tenure as a member of Pomona’s Philosophy Department. The author of 28 books—the most recent published in 2005—he was a mentor and lifelong friend to generations of Pomona College students.

Please visit Professor Sontag's memorial section to view and contribute your memories of him, as well as find memorial service information.