UArizona remembers prolific university supporter Helen S. Schaefer

Sept. 8, 2022

Helen S. Schaefer, a champion of arts and cultural organizations and endeavors at the university and across Southern Arizona, and the namesake of the Poetry Center's Helen S. Schaefer Building, died on Thursday. She was 89. Helen S. Schaefer and her husband, University of Arizona President Emeritus John P. Schaefer, spent more than 60 years supporting arts and cultural organizations in Tucson, volunteering on boards and making significant financial contributions.

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