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Donor Stories

Each donor listed below has provided a planned gift in support of Niagara University.

First in the Family

The Hon. Paul J. Yesawich Jr.’s father, who emigrated from Lithuania to Queens, N.Y., instilled in his only child the...

Dr. John Garrett Remembers Positive NU Experience and Lifelong Friend

Even though he attended Niagara for only two years (1940-1942), Dr. John Garrett never forgot the positive experience he received;...

Michael, ’72 and Rosemary, ‘73 Salamone Make a Charitable Gift Annuity to Support Nursing Students

Michael Salamone, ’72, considered Niagara University when he was a senior in high school when he heard they were offering...

Jessica Kemp ’04 Makes Life Insurance Gift in Thanks for All of the Education and Athletic Opportunities NU Provided

Jessica Kemp is quick to say that her time at Niagara was the best four years of her life. She...

Dr. Ross Louis Fanara ’63 Establishes Gift Annuity in Gratitude for His Pre-Med Education

Dr. Ross L. Fanara ’63 DPM is grateful for the Niagara University education that led to a 50-year career as...

Thomas Gibbons, ’72, M.S.Ed.’75, and His Wife Leave a Legacy Gift to Honor His Parents

Thomas Gibbons grew up in a Niagara University family.  His father graduated in 1934 and was an active alumnus, and...