Gene R. Duckworth joined Delta College in 1965 and taught speech and theatre. He was the College’s senior academic division chairperson, having been elected by faculty for 21 years to consecutive three-year terms as chairman of Delta’s Humanities Division. He had a special kind of dedication to his profession and Delta College that was evident to everyone who worked with him. Gene passed away in 1990 from injuries suffered during an automobile accident. His impact on the Delta family and community is evident everywhere.