George F Heighway Fatal Heart Attack
S; /f offi- rear bed the be- . at Heart Attack Here 1 . Â· Â· . " . . -'Â·Â· tu.-' " To Indiana U^ Officifl! George F. Heighway, 65, se retary of the Indiana Univers iy '.Foundation and former "It Alumni Secretary, died in Ko kofmTof a heart attack Sunda evening. He.and Mrs. Heighway were returning to their home Bloomington from dedicatib firemen, the of noon .back. was no had closet, indication.' ceremonies for, the joint. IU 'urdue regiortnl .campus i r ort "Wayne when 'he wa stricken, -they had stopped.a the Howard. Johnson Restau rant ..in ^IKofcomo for dinner Heighway "was stricken while in.'the -restaurant and -died about '8:30 p.m. ; Known familiarly as "Dixie, 1 Heighway had been active the last decade as secretary of the IU foundation, which he helpec organize: He was a native 01 Ladoga'. Ind., and entered IU in: 1917. After service with the Army in World War II, he was grad uated from the IU Law School. He spent three years in banking at Indianapolis'and returned to the campus in 1925 to Â·become. alumni secretary. He headed the alumni office more than 20 years, established the; alumni magazine, and formed the' EmeriUis Club which annually honors graduates" of "50 years' agoTand retiring faculty -membersl; He built up "an atunmt wganiration that .today has clubs as far, away as Bangkok. Â«nd; Tokyp, Heigh way Â· "suffered^ t h liiearf ittacS^betwecn 1M6 and 1948, when W retired .as alumni secretary....:^ 195J he resumed an acflye role In university aflaire.aÂ»;,Â«ecreUry of the foundation ; which v solicits administers .funds 'ifor' scholarship-and research, and as director of'Camp Brbsius which IU operates at Elkhart Lake, WJS. . , ; , : He. was a member of Beta Theta/Pi, and Phi Delta Phi law fraternity). The body was at the Ellen Hortuary, and was''to be returned to th'e!;. Day Funeral lome in Bloomuigton later in be day. Â· f .r Â·'Â·'Â· Surviving are tn*-" widow, the ormer Mary Â· Frances Randall f Indianapolis; a'ton, George Heighway Jr., Zionsville; wo sisters, Mis* JuBe Heighway. Fort- Wayne,' and Mrt. lobert S.: Crosby, Roachdale, .Y.; and' three ; -grandchildren.