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Phil Straniero, who followed a three-decade career at Kellogg’s with a 16-year tenure at Western Michigan University as executive-in-residence, has passed away. He was 70.
KC's View:
I admired Phil enormously, and very much enjoyed our interactions when I was out at WMU. He always struck me as a giver - he enjoyed being around young people, of helping to enable their careers, and serving as a magnet for industry professionals, bringing them to campus and creating connections. He was a good guy, and I know his family and friends - and all the students whose lives he helped change - are grieving today. I join them.