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Clifton L Warren
March 31, 1932 - January 17, 2019
Dr. Warren was a long-time resident of Edmond, Okla. and taught for over 40 years at UCO. During that time, he served as the Dean of Liberal Arts from 1986 to 2000 and created the department of creative studies, believed to be one of two in the country at that time. Prior to starting his career at UCO, he taught at Oklahoma City University. He was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in 2001.
Dr. Warren did reviews of books and movies on the Tom Paxton and Danny's Day television show from 1960 to 1982. In addition, he worked as a book and community theatre reviewer for The Edmond Sun for several years.
He graduated with his Master's degree from the University of Richmond in Virginia and received his PhD from the University of Indiana. After receiving his Master's degree, Dr. Warren served his country as a United States Marine.
He is survived by his daughter, Dr. Shawna Cleary and her husband Shawn Doering, son Carey and his wife Nikki, and his grandchildren, Conner, Jackson and Olivia. He is also survived by his long-time companion, Linda Sargent of Edmond.
in memory of Clifton
Obituary published in
Celebration of life
Friday February 01, 2019
Wings Event Center
13700 North Eastern Avenue, Edmond, OK, USA
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