Richard Earl Stumbaugh

1940 - 1972

Richard Stumbaugh taught music at Bass Memorial Academy in Mississippi for three years and at Pacific Union College for two years, from 1970-1972. An accomplished woodwind performer, Stumbaugh completed bachelor's and master's degrees at Andrews University.

Following his second year at PUC, he lost his life in a commercial fishing accident in Alaska in early summer. In addition to playing in the Vallejo Symphony Orchestra, Stumbaugh taught classes and woodwind lessons at the college and served as assistant conductor of the PUC Symphonic Band and conductor of the preparatory school band.


Sources: Pacific Union Recorder, 16 July 1972, 7; personal knowledge.