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David Eggenschwiler
A scholar of Modern and Romantic literature, David Eggenschwiler was also a witty commentator on politics and culture. (Photo/Courtesy of Jane Gould)

David Eggenschwiler, 83, longtime English instructor known for his energetic teaching style and wit

Known affectionately by his students as “the Eggman,” the USC Dornsife emeritus associate professor was widely appreciated for his talent, dedication, energy and enthusiasm — qualities for which he was recognized with awards for teaching excellence.

Athletics
Rex Johnston
Rex Johnston lettered as a football fullback for three seasons, and was a two-year letterman outfielder for USC’s baseball team -- including the team that won the 1958 College World Series. (Photos/Courtesy of USC Athletics)

Rex Johnston, two-sport USC athlete who played in NFL and MLB, 82

Johnston — who scored the winning run in the 1958 College World Series championship game — is one of just two Trojans to have played in football’s and baseball’s big leagues.