The Passing of Reverend Dr. Vernon Visick

It is with deep sadness to share news on the passing of Rev. Vern Visick.  Vern served on many projects edifying to African Americans, Wisconsin, UW-Madison and the Madison community.    More about Vern on the Africasong Welcome Page.


Here is a brief sketch of his life, work, and ministry:  MADISON / CLAREMONT, Calif. – Minister, educator, scholar, ethicist, environmentalist, visionary activist for peace, social justice and earth care, the Reverend Dr. Vernon Mansell Visick, age 78, formerly of Madison, died unexpectedly in California, on June 18, 2017, following a brief illness.  A collective of his peers, colleagues, family and friends will celebrate his life and service to others Friday, September 22, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin.  Final arrangements are being crafted with a formal announcement on time and location coming in late August.

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