Reinaldo Perez, 1944-2016
Our long-time friend and colleague Reinaldo Perez (1944-2016) passed away December 12, 2016 at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor due to complications from heart surgery performed October 26, 2016. Rey is deeply mourned by his Oberon friends.
Rey was retired from the University of Michigan where he taught in the language department at the Dearborn campus. A memorial gathering will be held in January 2017. More information will be added as it becomes available.
UPDATE January 14, 2017: The obituary of Reinaldo Perez has been published at Legacy website and will appear in the Detroit News and the Detroit Free Press on January 15, 2017. No information is yet available regarding memorial services.
Pam Verilone and Rey Perez enjoy conversation during the Oberon party at Stage Deli -- annual holiday party on January 4, 2013 at the Stage Deli in West Bloomfield, Michigan
Rey Perez with his mother in his homeland, Cuba, where he
lived before moving to New York City at the age of 14.