Hugh Sullivan '44 Donates $450,000 to Create the Hugh and Betty Sullivan Family Science Wing at Cathedral
Hugh R. Sullivan, Jr., 88, of Fishers, departed this life March 5, 2015. Hugh was born April 8, 1926, in Indianapolis to the late Hugh R. and Josephine (Gill) Sullivan, Sr. He was a 1944 graduate of Cathedral High School, and 1948 graduate of Notre Dame University. Hugh proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. He then earned his MS from Temple University.
Hugh worked as a research scientist for Eli Lilly Company for over 38 years, retiring in 1988. His tireless research led him to the development of Darvon and Darvocet plus many commonly used antibiotics.
Hugh was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church and The Knights of Columbus. He was a past board member of the Notre Dame Club of Indianapolis and emeritus board member of Cathedral High School and a member and past president of the Serra Club.
Hugh Sullivan ‘44 made a difference in the lives of millions as a developer of important medicines for Eli Lilly & Co. Now he is making a difference in the lives of countless future Cathedral students with his donation of the Hugh and Betty Sullivan Family Science Wing. If you would like to find out more about planned giving at Cathedral, contact Abbe Ernstes at (317) 968-7348 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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