Retired EWU mathematics professor, Demitrios “Jim” Prekeges, died on April 24, 2020 at the age of 89.
Prekeges earned an education degree from Eastern in 1952. After receiving his doctorate, he returned to Spokane where he taught in the EWU Mathematics Department for 20 years. Prekeges retired in 1983.
According to Prekeges’ obituary published in The Spokesman-Review, he was inducted into the Washington State Mathematics Council Hall of Fame in 2007 and was a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. You can read his full obituary and leave a note for the family by visiting the link below.