Upshaw, Harry S. 86, died July 11 from complications from pneumonia. A retired teaching and research professor who enjoyed a distinguished career including 26 years at University of Illinois at Chicago, positions at University of North Carolina, University of Alabama, and Bryn Mawr College, as well as visiting professorships in England and Germany. His other passions included music and politics; he always saw the glass as half full. He is survived by his wife Paula and children Alan, Phyllis (Scott), David (Kathy), and Stephan (Carol), and ten grandchildren. A memorial celebration is being planned. Share your memories of Harry at www.tributes.com. Arrangements by Cremation Society of Illinois, 773-281-5058.
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Published in Chicago Sun-Times on July 15, 2012