In Memoriam


The following represents those members of the State Bar of Michigan whose death has been communicated to us. We sincerely apologize if we have omitted your deceased loved one or colleague.

W. Tynan Brown, P28717, of Knoxville, TN, died July 10. 2019. He was born in 1950, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1978.

Anthony C. Buesser, P11356, of Ann Arbor, died April 17, 2019. He was born in 1929, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Gene S. Davis, P12549, of Royal Oak, died January 21, 2019. He was born in 1945, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1971.

Walter D. Ganus, P13834, of San Diego, CA, died April 23, 2019. He was born in 1937, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1961.

Robert R. Gray, P14298, of Warren, died May 13, 2019. He was born in 1939, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1952.

Robert L. Hood, P15103, of Okemos, died July 20. 2019. He was born in 1941, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1967.

Robert Mainprize Jr., P16998, of Grand Blanc, died January 14, 2019. He was born in 1926, graduated from the Detroit College of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

William J. McGrail Jr., P17417, of Utica, died June 29, 2019. He was born in 1942, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1969.

Kenneth J. Morris, P17983, of Livonia, died July 23, 2019. He was born in 1928, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1965.

Amy M Szilagyi, P61588, of Holland, died July 11, 2019. She was born in 1971, graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 2000.

David Williams II, P34806, of Nashville, died February 8, 2019. He was born in 1948, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1982.

From the August 2019 Bar Journal

James D. Adkins, P727746, of Lansing died July 11, 2019. He was born in 1952 and was admitted to the Bar in 1977.

Richard P. Banas, P10402, of Gilbert, AZ, died May 14, 2019. He was born in 1942, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1968.

Salvatore Crimando, P12338, of Saint Clair, died June 4, 2019. He was born in 1926, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1953.

Arthur R. Koscinski, P16159, of Harper Woods, died March 23, 2019. He was born in 1929, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1956.

David B. Nelson, P38130, of Laredo, TX, died May 13, 2019. He was born in 1939, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1985.

Craig A. Newman, P36818, of New York, NY, died June 26, 2019. He was born in 1957, graduated from the University of Detroit School of Law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1984.

Hon. Lawrence D. Silverman, P20469, of Bluffton, SC, died June 8, 2019. He was born in 1931, graduated from Wayne State University Law School, and was admitted to the Bar in 1958.