Don Tykeson, a communications pioneer, died July 12 in Eugene. He was a philanthropic leader in education, the arts, science, and health. As an alumnus of the University of Oregon, he has been a committed advocate for UO students and faculty. Most recently, he and his wife Willie donated $10 million toward student success in the liberal arts. The result is the Tykeson Hall College and Careers Building.
To learn more about Don Tykeson’s life: http://around.uoregon.edu/content/don-tykeson-communications-pioneer-and-philanthropist-passes.