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Richard Zuber, Wake history professor, dies at 82

Historians in the News
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Richard Zuber, who taught history for 38 years at Wake Forest University, loved music and sometimes played banjo or guitar in his classes.

Zuber, a history professor emeritus at Wake, died Sept. 15 of a rare form of skin cancer.

He was 82.

Sallie Capizzi is the daughter of Zuber’s longtime companion, Mary Bartholomew. Capizzi said she will remember his spirit of generosity.

“He was good company,” Capizzi said. “For our family, he made things very real. He kept us all ticking.” ...

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