Paul Procopio, 94, alumnus and professor emeritus of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning, died May 12 in Southbridge.
Born in Brockton, he graduated from the University in 1941 with a bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture. During World War II, he was a civilian camouflage designer in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
He was hired as an instructor of Horticulture in 1947. He earned his master’s degree in Horticulture in 1954.
In 1977, he served as acting head of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning.
He retired in 1983 as professor A and associate head of the