Melvin Fitzgerald, past Commodore and MLK awards winner, passes away at 85

Melvin Fitzgerald, past Commodore and Martin Luther King, Jr awards winner, passes away at 85. For a snapshot of his life inside and outside of the Vanderbilt community, please read the following article and obituary.

 

"Fitzgerald marks 55 years of service in 2013" (MyVU)

Obituary for Melvin Fitzgerald

 

Fitgerald Commodore award

Melvin Fitzgerald accepts Commodore Award at ceremony (1996)

 

Fitzgerald MLK award

Melvin Fitzgerald accepts Martin Luther King, Jr. Award at ceremony (2011)