Tim “Rawbiz” Williams

Tim “Rawbiz” Williams ’04 of Los Angeles, CA, died on August 26. He was 31.  Williams played bass with Toni Braxton, Boyz II Men, and Suicidal Tendencies. He leaves behind his mother Redona.

Robert J. Tudor

Robert J. Tudor ’89 of Clifton, NJ, died on May 22. He was 47. He cofounded Metropolis Recording Studios, where he recorded Aimee Mann, Peter Wolf, and others. Tudor worked with PreSonus, ResNova, and his own firm SaneWave. He is survived by his wife, Lisa; his mother; and two siblings. 

Robert Suchoski

Robert Suchoski ’69 of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, died on December 2, 2013. He was 73. Suchoski played saxophone with Stan Kenton and Buddy Rich. He leaves behind his wife Keli Esser. 

Adam Schmitz

Adam Schmitz ’13 of Broken Arrow, OK, passed away on May 13. He was 23. Schmitz was a guitarist who recorded a CD with his band Ex Nihilo. He leaves behind his parents and three brothers.  

Stephen Plummer Jr.

Retired faculty member Stephen Plummer Jr., of Amherst, MA, died on May 16. He was 87. He began teaching at Berklee in 1965 and became the chair of the Ear Training department. He leaves his wife, Colleen, and children Stephanie, Mitchell, Karen, and Brian. 

James E. Mosley Jr.

James E. Mosley Jr. of Englewood, NJ, died on July 31. He was 52. Mosley worked for NBC-TV for 25-plus years. He is survived by wife Leen; son James; and parents James and JoAnn. 

Kenton E. Morrow

Kenton E. Morrow ’58 of Millinocket, ME, died on December 13, 2013. He was 82. Morrow was a wind player and a Korean War veteran. He leaves his wife, Maxine, and daughter, Cynthia. 

Alan D. Morris

Alan D. Morris ’78 of Richmond Hill, GA, died on August 5. He was 59. Morris performed with the Sapphire Bullets of Pure Love and the Savannah Jazz Orchestra, and taught privately. 

Jeff McGowan

Jeff McGowan ’72 of Des Moines, IA, died on June 26. McGowan was a touring percussionist with groups in both America and Europe. He leaves his father Jack, and daughter Deborah.

Claire “Buffy” James

Claire “Buffy” James ’60 of Sevierville, TN, died on June 29. She was 76. James was a signer who performed with various big bands. She leaves two children.