Ashland University to Hold Remembrance for Elizabeth Pastor

Ashland University to Hold Remembrance for Elizabeth Pastor

1/4/19 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will host a remembrance to honor the memory of Elizabeth Pastor on Sunday, Feb. 3, at 1:30 p.m. The event will begin with a reception in the Coburn Gallery for campus and community members to gather in fellowship and celebrate Liz. The event will then move to the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall to share submitted remembrances and reflect on the full life of Liz through music, pictures and word. 

Pastor, a retired professor of music at AU, passed away on Nov. 3, 2018. She taught piano at Ashland College/University from 1948 to 2015. 

For anyone who plans to attend, please send an RSVP to Tricia Applegate, coordinator of Performing Arts Publicity & Events, at or 419.289.5950 so accommodations can be made accordingly.

Also, prior to the event, friends, family, alumni and colleagues are encouraged to submit stories about Liz as well as memories of Liz, which will be shared at the event. These can be posted on the "Celebrating Liz Pastor" Facebook Group or can be forwarded to Tricia Applegate at Ashland University, 401 College Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805 or via the above email address.

Ashland University, which has been ranked in the top tier of colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category, is a mid-sized, comprehensive private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Religiously affiliated with the Brethren Church, Ashland University ( deeply values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students. ###