Dr. Gayle Manion, retired UWS Professor Emeritus, dies at age of 93

By KBJR News 1

May 4, 2014 Updated May 4, 2014 at 10:56 PM CDT

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) - Dr. O "Gayle" Manion, known for his role in the University of Wisconsin Superior continuing education and extension programs, has died at the age of 93.

Manion began his career at UWS in 1952, and served as chairman of the communications art department, and dean of fine arts.

He retired as Professor Emeritus in 1983. The Manion Theatre on the UWS campus is named after him.

Doctor Manion is survived by his wife of 68 years, Louise.

Visitation will be at Downs Funeral Home, in Superior, on Monday from 4-6.

Billy Wagness
bwagness@kbjr.com