Associate Professor Emeritus Rodolfo (Rudy) Vittorio De Sapio passed away on January 24, 2017 due to complications arising from cancer of the bladder. Rudy joined the UCLA Department of Mathematics in 1966. Throughout the years, he grew a reputation for being one of the best teachers in the department. According to one of his students, Rudy was "animated, never a bore, and spiked his lectures with humor." He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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