In Memoriam: Leonard Schaiper

Leonard Schaiper

A memorial service for Leonard Schaiper, retired faculty member of the Beeghly College of Education, will be 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, in McKay Auditorium in Beeghly Hall on the campus of Youngstown State University.

Schaiper died Aug. 15. He joined YSU as an associate professor in 1987 and retired in 2007, working to prepare thousands of special education teachers in the Mahoning Valley region.

Those wishing to attend the memorial service should RSVP to Jean Grabaskas at  or 330-941-3215. Free parking will be available in the lot next to Beeghly Hall.

A compilation of reminiscences and photographs is being prepared. Anyone wishing to contribute should be sent to Grabaskas.