Obituary: Fred Campbell


University of Colorado Colorado Springs former adjunct faculty member Frederick “Fred” Campbell, 88, died Dec. 27, 2011, following a long illness.

He taught history and political science courses at UCCS from 1986 to 1999. His obituary, as published by family members, follows:

“Frederick Hollister Campbell, known to friends as Fred and as Shred to young relatives who could not pronounce the “F” in his name, was born in Somerville, Mass., on Flag Day, June 14, 1923, and left this world for Heaven on Dec. 27, 2011 ,at age 88 after a long illness. Throughout his three careers as a U.S. Marine Corps officer, a Colorado Springs attorney and adjunct professor of American history and pre-law at Colorado College and University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Fred performed his duties and responsibilities with professionalism and kindness. He was a true gentleman.”

The complete obituary is available at