Anita I. Tyra, professor emeritus of accounting, died in January, a few months short of her 95th birthday.
Tyra joined the Cal State Fullerton faculty in 1977 and received emeritus status in 1988. She published work on accounting standards in several European countries, as well as papers on accounting education.
A certified public accountant, Tyra received her bachelor’s degree from Eastern Washington State University and her master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of Washington.
Kathleen (Kathy) Walker, staff assistant emeritus to the chief of budget, planning and strategy, died Feb. 2 at the age of 88.
Walker worked at the university for 30 years before receiving emeritus status in 2006.