After service in the Coast Guard, Gus enrolled at Columbia medical school and got his degree in 1959 with a Meierhof Prize in Pathology. He was chief of pathology from 1963 to 1999 and medical lab director at the Jackson (Tenn.) Pathology Group. He performed volunteer and honorary work in national medical organizations.
Gus died Feb. 7, 2021. He is survived by his wife, Beverlye; and his children, Elizabeth, Pamela, Augustus III, Charles, and Robert, to whom the class sends its best, with a thanks for Gus’ military service to our country.