Burleigh Taylor Wilkins, who was professor of philosophy at the University of California, Santa Barbara for forty-five years, died last month at the age of 83. Wilkins worked in political and legal philosophy, ethics, and the philosophy of history. His career also included appointments at MIT, Princeton, and Rice. A festschrift for him, Essays In Honor of Burleigh Wilkins: From History to Justice, was published in 2001.
There is more information about Wilkins, as well as an upcoming memorial service, here.
(Thanks to Doug Portmore for this information.)