Fox, Hugh B., Jr., Ph.D.Born February 12, 1932, in Chicago, Illinois, to the Late Hugh B. Fox and Helen (Mangan), died on Sunday, September 4, 2011, at the age of 79.  Hugh was Professor Emeritus at Michigan State University, having taught in the department of American Thought and Language.  He was a poet and writer having over 200 novels published. 

Surviving is his wife of 23 years, Dr. Maria Costa-Fox; six children, Hugh B. Fox, III, Cecilia Fox, Marcella (Kevin Brown) Fox, Margaret Sadock, Alexandra E. (Ray Barker) Fox, and Christopher Fox; four grandchildren, Gabrielle Brown, Rebecca Sadock, Alexander Sadock, and Beatrice Barker as well as many extended family members. 

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at Congregation Shaarey Zedek, 1924 Coolidge Rd., East Lansing, with Rabbi Amy Bigman officiating.  Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.   Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Music Fund.  Arrangements by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.

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    lawrence lenzi Says:

    Hugh was the best;a kind, caring,sensitive and jovial soul.He was a fine example of what msu students should aspire to become.

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