In Memoriam: Brother Mark Hausknecht ’75
(March 23, 1953 – July 20, 2018)

We regret to inform our brothers and supporters about the untimely and tragic passing of Sigma Pi, Mu Chapter alumnus Dr. Mark J. Hausknect. Mark was shot by an unidentified assailant while riding his bicycle to work on the morning of July 20.


Saturday, Jul. 28, 2018, 10:00 a.m.
First Presbyterian Church
5300 Main Street
Houston, Texas 77004

Mark Hausknecht ’75, Sandy Kraker ’74, Garry Wicks ’75, Bert Hurlbut ’74.

Read Brother Hausknecht’s Obituary.

Mark was a victim of a senseless act of gun violence. Many of you might have already read about Mark’s tragic death as it made national news (story from CNN, story from Chron).

Mark was a successful and renowned cardiologist. His patients included President George H.W. Bush, whom Mark notably treated for atrial fibrillation in 2000. President Geroge H.W. Bush released a statement about Mark’s tragic and untimely death: “Mark was a fantastic cardiologist and a good man,” President Bush said. “I will always be grateful for his exceptional, compassionate care. His family is in our prayers.”

The Alumni Board wishes to express condolences to the family for their loss and for our loss of a brother.



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