Employee Tanya Lunstroth Dies

September 3, 2009

Staff member Tanya Erica (Kasten) Lunstroth, who worked at the University of Houston for more than 30 years, died recently of cancer.

Lunstroth was a recipient of the 2003 Staff Excellence Award. After her retirement from UH in August 2004, she returned to work a month later as a part-time staff member at The Honors College.

She was a founding member of Stages Repertory Theatre and The Miranda Project, and performed in The Houston Shakespeare Festival, The Kilgore Shakespeare Festival and various other theater projects.

A memorial service is scheduled from 2-4:30 p.m., Sept. 12 at The Honors College Commons. Lunstroth requested donations be made to an animal charity or to her memorial scholarship in care of The Honors College in lieu of flowers.

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