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John Lo Schiavo, S.J.

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“I think in many ways John is USF to the public. He embodies the university.”

Stephen A. Privett, S.J.,
University of San Francisco

John Lo Schiavo, S.J., 90, beloved former president and chancellor of the University of San Francisco, died peacefully on Friday, May 15, 2015 in the infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos.

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Memorial Services

Vigil Service will be held Monday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Ignatius Church on the campus of the University of San Francisco at 650 Parker Avenue, San Francisco, 94118.

Requiem Mass will be held at St. Ignatius on Tuesday, May 26 at 11:00 a.m., with a reception following at War Memorial Gym. The Mass will be streamed live for those who are unable to attend.

Sympathy cards and letters of condolence can be sent to:
Gina Asaro Busalacchi
PO Box 849, Forestville, CA 95436

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1925 born
1942 Joined SJ
1950 Hired as prof
1962 Dean of Students
1966 VP Student Affairs
1970 Board of Trustees
1977 President
1991 Chancellor


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