School of Criminal Justice Mourns the Loss of Mary Brandstatter

News_ BrandstattermThe School of Criminal Justice is saddened by the passing of Mary Brandstatter on January 12, 2015. Originally from Bay City, Mary attended Michigan State University earning a Bachelor of Science degree. However, more importantly while at MSU she met the love of her life, All-American fullback, Art Brandstatter. Mary and Art were married in 1936 and traveled the country following his career in the Armed Forces. In 1946 they returned to East Lansing and became prominent members of the Michigan State University community. While at MSU Mary worked as an advisor and counselor in the College of Human Ecology and Art served as a Professor and Director of Police Administration until 1976.