May 3rd, 2007


Albert B. Gordon ’25, of Sarasota, Fla.; Aug. 30, 1999, after a cerebral hemorrhage. He was a retired district manager at Union Carbide Corp. He is survived by his wife, Frances Jennings Gordon, 5145 Blaurock Pl., Sarasota 34232; two daughters; and a son.

Beulah E. Todd ’26, ’32 A.M., of Wallingford, Conn.; July 31, 1998. She was a high-school foreign-language teacher for forty-one years, retiring in 1968. Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Daniel Scott Dunlap, 6 Ashlar Village, Wallingford 06492; and a cousin, James Simpson ’64.

R. Kenneth Bailey ’27, of Sacramento, Calif.; March 1. He established Bailey’s Better Shoes, which he operated until 1972. He was a member of the Sutter Lawn Tennis Club and Riverview Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, 3360 H St., #1, Sacramento 95816; and two daughters.

Floriska Fortin Blanchard ’27, of East Providence; Feb. 26. She was a retired bookkeeper for the former Columbia Narrow Fabrics Co. She is survived by two sons.

I. Willard Crull ’28, ofSanta Ana, Calif., Aug. 26, 1999, of emphysema. He was president of Campana Corp. for twenty-eight years, retiring in 1974 after thirty-eight years with the company, which manufactured over-the-counter drugs and cosmetics. He set a new advertising standard by producing for Campana the first "before and after" weight-loss photographs. Under his direction, Campana was also a pioneer in the use of radio as an advertising medium; the company sponsored several top-rated radio programs in the 1930s and 1940s. He wrote more than 100 radio scripts, many under the pen name Anthony Wayne. Active in civic affairs, he served for twenty-seven years as a trustee of Community Hospital. He is survived by two daughters, including Martha "Tippy" Sheppard, 14711 Mimosa Ln., Tustin, Calif. 92780.

Angela O’Neil Farrell ’29, ’33 A.M., of Warwick, R.I., Feb. 29. She was a public-school teacher in Providence and Warwick before retiring in 1974. She was a member of the Our Lady of Fatima Hospital Guild, the Pembroke Club of Rhode Island, and the Warwick and National retired teachers associations. She is survived by several nieces and nephews, including John Casey ’87.

Helen Sullivan Hoff ’29, of Austin, Tex.; Nov. 5. Survivors include a daughter, Vicky Worsham, 5800 Highland Hills Terrace, Austin 78731.


Sterling Nelson ’31, of Bernardston, Mass.; Dec. 15. He was a distributor of Pyrofax Gas for the western Massachusetts region of Texas Eastern Transmission Corp. After retiring in 1975, he devoted much time to his hobby of dowsing. A dowser since the late 1960s, his work was profiled in the November 1997 BAM. He was also a Rotarian and a trustee of the local library. Beta Theta Pi. He is survived by his wife, Natalie; a son, Douglas ’64, 90 Rennie Rd., Catskill, N.Y. 12414; and a daughter.

Christopher L. Crowe ’34, of Catskill, N.Y.; Feb. 9. He was manager of J.J. Newberry’s department store in Catskill, retiring in 1977. A U.S. Army captain, he served in World War II with the 872nd engineer aviation battalion, receiving the American Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Meritorious Service Unit Plaque, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, and the World War II Victory Medal. He was an active member of the First Reformed Church and also enjoyed boating, golf, hunting, and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Hazel Johnson Crowe; two sons, including Christopher V. Crowe ’66, 884 Main St., Holden, Mass. 01520; and a daughter.

Edward J. Hickey Jr. ’34, of Bethesda, Md., Feb. 11, of congestive heart failure. He was a labor lawyer and a retired managing partner of the Washington law firm of Mulholland & Hickey. A former U.S. Department of Justice lawyer, he was a partner in Mulholland, Hickey & Lyman from 1948 to 1979 and general manager of Mulholland & Hickey for six years until retiring in 1986. He was special assistant to the U.S. attorney general before serving the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II and receiving the Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife, Edith; two daughters; and a son.

Douglas L. Kraus ’34, of South Kingstown, R.I., March 4. He was an amateur ornithologist who, in a project spanning forty years, banded more than 23,000 birds in an effort to unlock the secrets of migration. He was credited with helping discover at least ten species of birds previously unknown in Rhode Island. From 1938 until retiring in 1975, he was a professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island. He willed his house and eighty-two wooded acres to the Audubon Society of Rhode Island for creation of a wildlife refuge and avian research center. A longtime board member of the Audubon Society, he was also a charter member of the Rhode Island Ornithological Club. He is survived by a sister, Mary Elizabeth Kraus Hartline ’31, 5430 Patterson Rd., Hydes, Md. 21080; and a brother, Phillip ’31, 317 London Tract Rd., Landenberg, Pa. 19350.

Edwin J. Schermerhorn ’34, of Tulsa, Okla.; Feb. 25. He was the former president of Schermerhorn Oil Corp., which his father founded and at which he had worked since 1937. A founding member and officer of the Tulsa Ski Club, he was also a member of the Tulsa Farm Club, the Tulsa Club, the Tulsa Tennis Club, Gilcrease Museum, the Masters Society of Philbrook, and the St. Nicholas Society of New York City. He was a fellow in perpetuity of the Minneapolis Art Institute and a past elder at the First Presbyterian Church. A 1969 recipient of the Brown Bear Award, he is survived by his wife, Phoebe Merrill Schermerhorn ’36, 3807 E. 66th St., Tulsa 74136; and three sons, including David ’66 and Richard ’70.

Thomas P. Carberry ’35, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Feb. 4. He was a retired employee at the Atomic Energy Commission/Department of Energy offices in Oak Ridge; Bethesda, Md.; and New York State. An officer in the Transportation Corps during World War II, he later served with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Panama Canal Zone. He was on the board of Oak Ridge Country Club, where he coordinated the senior golf program during the 1970s and 1980s. He maintained close ties to St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Grace; a son, Michael, P.O. Box 882, Norris, Tenn. 37828; and a daughter.

Miriam Snow Rideout ’35, of Thunder Bay, Ontario. She taught French at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., and at Huston Tillotson in Austin, Tex., before moving to Canada with her husband in 1964. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by a son; George, 27 rue Wilson, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada J1M-1N2; and a daughter, Margaret Bard, 1605 Armacost, #102, Los Angeles 90025.

Priscilla Greenya Fishback ’36, ’38 Sc.M., of Harwich, Mass.; Jan. 31, after a long illness. She was a medical technologist at Rhode Island Hospital from 1938 to 1944 and at Chatham (Mass.) Medical Associates from 1959 until retiring in 1979. She was a longtime member of the First United Methodist church of Chatham. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by her husband, William, 6 Locust Grove Rd., Harwich 02645; a son; and two daughters.

John H. Biggs ’37, of Chestertown, N.Y.; October 1996. He was the retired president of Biggs Nystrom Co., a machine-tool firm. He was previously a manager at Brown and Sharpe Manufacturing Co.

Robert W. Clemence ’37, of Harwich Port, Mass., and Venice, Fla.; Nov. 11. He was president and board chairman of the former Chatham Trust Co., retiring in 1981. He was previously vice president and head cashier at Merchants National Bank in Leominster, Mass. He is survived by two sons.

Mary Huntington Pettit ’37, of Norwalk, Conn.; Feb. 3, after a brief illness. She worked in real estate for more than forty years. A member of the Wilton, Westport, and Weston, Conn., boards of Realtors, she retired in 1985 from Tilghman & Frost, where she had been a broker for about thirty-five years. After retiring, she volunteered for nearly a decade at the Wilton Public Library, Norwalk Hospital, and Save the Children Federation in Westport. She is survived by a daughter, Mary L. Pettit Matora ’71; and a son.

Leonard Reed Carpenter ’38, of Middlefield, Ohio; March 21, 1999. He was a retired vice president of the former Higbee Co., where he worked from 1953 to 1981. A U.S. Army captain during World War II, he received two Silver Stars during the Battle of the Bulge. He also served in the Korean War. He was a member of the Middlefield Kiwanis Club and a former member of the Federated Church in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis, 12350 Bass Lake Rd., #128, Chardon, Ohio 44024; two daughters; and two sons.

Joseph O. Syren ’38, of Yarmouthport, Mass.; Jan. 8. He was a retired civil engineer. A former chief engineer for Hugh Nawn Inc., he worked in the design section of the U.S. engineering department’s civilian branch before World War II, when he left to serve as a U.S. Navy lieutenant in the Pacific. Before his 1946 military discharge, he also served as executive officer of the Naval Construction Training Center in Quoddy Village, Maine. He is survived by a son, Joseph Jr., 20 Dartmoor Way, Yarmouthport 02675; and a daughter.

Wilfrid C. Broadbent ’39, of Orange, Conn.; Feb. 7. He was a retired assistant to the director of personnel for the State of Connecticut. A first lieutenant in the U. S. Army during World War II, he received two battle stars.

Eunice Berry Deckelman ’39, of Miami; Dec. 26. She was a registered parliamentarian and an accomplished golfer. She traveled extensively, spoke Spanish fluently, and was working toward her junior master’s ranking in bridge. She is survived by a daughter, Rhena Symmes, 3977 Briarcliff Rd. N.E., Atlanta 30345.


Louis M. Bloch Jr. ’40, of University Heights, Ohio; Jan. 13. He volunteered as an amateur radio operator during and after natural disasters worldwide. A ham radio operator since his teens, he helped disaster-relief efforts in such places as Armenia, Mexico City, and the Caribbean. When hurricanes pelted the Caribbean in 1979, he monitored short-wave radio reports from the devastated areas and was so moved by news of death and destruction that he lobbied the U.S. state department for more help for the hurricanes’ victims. Nine years later, the Armenian National Committee honored him for helping to send an American amateur radio operator to Armenia following an earthquake there. University Heights named him citizen of the year in 1989. He had been business manager of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, where he obtained advertising contracts and record collections for dozens of college radio stations and secured space on radio waves for public radio. The author and publisher of The Gas Pipe Networks: A History of College Radio, 1936-1946, he published and sold books through his business, Bloch and Co., and also managed the old- and rare-book section of Gardiner Antiques. He is survived by his wife, Pauline, 2251 Barrington Rd., University Heights, Ohio 44118; and two sons.

Florence Lyon Bishop Sneddon ’41, of Orlando, Fla.; March 17, 1999. She was a former student teacher, statistician, bookkeeper and research assistant. She is survived by two daughters, including Ruth, P.O. Box 1199, Wellfleet, Mass. 02667; and two sons.

Kendall W. Fisher ’43, of South Dennis, Mass.; Nov. 10. He was a retired vice president and treasurer of North Coast Sales Co. He was previously a sales representative at Jefferson Electric Co. and Westinghouse Electric Supply Corp. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Daniels Fisher, 32 Farm Ln., South Dennis 02660; and a son.

Clayton K. Bishop ’44, of Orlando, Fla.; Oct. 26, 1996. He was a retired professor of psychology. He is survived by two daughters, including Ruth, P.O. Box 1199, Wellfleet, Mass. 02667; and two sons.

Albert L. Scott Jr. ’46, of Hagerstown, Md.; Dec. 16, 1997. He was a retired employee of the Fairchild Aircraft Division and a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was active in his local retired citizens’ volunteer program. He is survived by his wife, Marie, 420 Belview Ave., Hagerstown 21742; two sons; and three daughters.

Maribell Fitzpatrick Socin ’46, of Oklahoma City; Dec. 1. She operated Kamsco Inc. with her husband until retiring in 1987. Before her marriage she taught physical education at private schools in Colorado and Pennsylvania. She is survived by her husband, Bernard, 12900 Green Valley Dr., Oklahoma City 73120.

Fred A. Cagle ’48, of Huntsville, Ala.; Jan. 22. He retired in 1980 as a project engineer at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he was a lieutenant colonel. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth Burke Cagle, 415 Pearson Drive S.W., Huntsville 35802; and three sons.

Raymond R. Hindersinn ’48, of Lewiston, N.Y.; Nov. 21, after a long illness. He was an award-winning chemist who received 157 patents. A twenty-six-year employee of Hooker Chemicals & Plastics Corp., now Occidental Chemical Corp., he retired in 1981 as a senior scientist and polymer research chemist. He continued at Occidental as a technical consultant until 1993. The western New York chapter of the American Chemical Society awarded him the Jacob F. Schoellkopf Medal in 1982 for his work in fire-retardant chemistry and his expertise in plastics technology. A U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, he piloted B-24 bombers in the Pacific and received a Distinguished Flying Cross. He was a member of the American Chemical Society, the Fire Safety Aspects of Polymeric Materials Advisory Board, and American Legion Post 1083. He enjoyed gardening, fly fishing, and hunting. He is survived by his wife, Marion McIntire; and a son.

Martin Miller ’49, of New Bedford, Mass.; March 9. He co-owned Pearson-Miller Volkswagen and American Auto Jeep of New Bedford, retiring in 1985. He was the first president of the New Bedford Auto Dealers Association. A tennis player, he was active in the YMCA. He was a member of the Tifereth Israel Congregation, the New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home, the Jewish War Veterans, the Kiwanis, and the former Brown Club of New Bedford. A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served in the Pacific. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Copeland Miller, 915 Hathaway Rd., #403, New Bedford; and three daughters, including Pamela ’80.


Robert T. Brotherton ’50, of Chicago; Jan. 6. He was a senior trust investment officer at Chicago Title & Trust Co., where he worked for more than twenty years, retiring in 1995. He spent his retirement planning and enjoying a semester-at-sea cruise. He was previously an employment counselor at Management Personnel Search and a vice president in the investment department of First National Bank & Trust Co. of Evanston, Ill.

George T. Karambelas ’50, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Sept. 13. He was an assembler at K Feeders Enterprises for fifteen years, retiring last year due to illness. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of the East Greenwich American Legion Post 15. He is survived by a son, Peter, 140 Blade St., Warwick 02886; a daughter; three siblings, including Constantine ’47; and a nephew, Robert ’75.

Warren S. Randall ’50, of West Hartford, Conn.; Feb. 4. He was a lawyer for more than forty years, most recently at Shipman & Goodwin, and was previously an engineer at Northeast Utilities and General Electric. An active member of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, the American and Connecticut bar associations, and the Hartford Tax Club, he was listed in Best Lawyers in America. He was a charter member and past president of the Hartford Estate and Business Planning Counsel, a former director and president of the St. Francis Hospital Association, and a past president of Mercy Guild. He was an active member of St. Timothy’s Church and his hobbies included tennis, golf, boating, and skiing. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He is survived by his wife, Amy, 18 Drury Ln., West Hartford 06117; a son, W. Stephen Randall ’78; and five daughters.

James M. Fernald ’53, of Sunset Beach, N.C.; March 16. He was an independent consultant for ten years after working for the C.I.A. from 1961 to 1983. A specialist in Middle Eastern affairs, he served the C.I.A. in Beirut, Lebanon; Ta’iz and Sana’a, Yemen; Amnan, Jordan; Jidda, Saudi Arabia; Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and Kuwait City, Kuwait. He served for two years with the U.S. Army Security Agency in northern Japan.A lifelong golfer, he scored three holes-in-one. He had also worked part-time as a starter and ranger at Ocean Ridge Plantation. He is survived by his wife, Bera, 481 Osprey Ct., Sunset Beach 28468; a brother, Frederick ’57; and cousins Julia ’84 and Willard ’44.

Robert L. Julian ’53, of Cohasset, Mass.; Feb. 18, after a brief illness. He owned Julian Crane and Equipment Co. He was also a hockey player, powerboat enthusiast, and golfer. He acted in the North River Community Theatre and the Cohasset Dramatic Club. He is survived by his wife, Yvonne; and three sons, including Christopher ’86.

Frederick D. Ryder ’53, of Aiken, S.C.; Jan 20. He was a retired senior staff analyst at Westinghouse Savannah River Co. He was previously a staff physicist at the Savannah River Plant of E.I. duPont. A member of First Presbyterian Church, he is survived by his wife, Carol, 320 Bordeaux Pl., Aiken 29801; two daughters; and a son.

John B. "Jack" Beattie ’57, of Fairfax, Va.; Feb. 28, of cancer. He represented several manufacturers of commercial window products, and was a soccer volunteer and administrator for more than twenty years. Lambda Chi Alpha. He is survived by his wife, Penelope Cross Beattie ’59, 10605 Norman Ave., Fairfax 22030; three daughters; and a brother, Douglas ’64.

Seymour B. Hall ’58, of Carver, Mass.He was a retired high-school history teacher who had taught in Hull, Mass; Swampscott, Mass.; and Glens Falls, N.Y. Survivors include his wife, Danine, 6136 S.W. 100th Loop, Ocala, Fla. 34476.

Leonard B. Thompson Jr. ’59, of Portland, Maine; Jan. 10, of emphysema and lung cancer. He was president and owner of L.B. Enterprises, through which he organized New England consumer trade shows for twenty-five years. He was previously an executive of the Boy Scouts of America in Connecticut and Maine. A past president of the Portland Kiwanis Club, he received the Merle Porell Award for community service in 1998 and the Kiwanis Distinguished Service Award in 1999. He was also past president of the local Little Brothers Association. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1952 to 1955, spending one year in Korea and receiving four ribbons. He is survived by three sisters.


Gordon D. Davis ’60 M.A.T., of Sarasota, Fla.; Feb. 9, of Parkinson’s disease. He was headmaster of Out of Door Academy in Siesta Key, Fla., from 1982 until 1984, when he became too ill to work. He was previously headmaster of Robert Louis Stevenson School in Pebble Beach, Calif.; Moses Brown in Providence; and Holland Hall in Tulsa, Okla. He was among the first to be inducted into the Braintree (Mass.) High School Athletic Hall of Fame. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran of World War II, he served as a lieutenant in the Pacific. He is survived by his wife, Marcia, and three daughters.

Marlene Stacey-Marcus ’61, of New Hope, Pa.; Feb. 1, of breast cancer. She founded and owned Accent on Interiors, an interior-design business. A member of the American Society of Interior Design, she won a citywide student interior-design competition while studying at the Philadelphia College of Art. She previously taught English for two years at Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, N.J., and taught English and Latin for seven years at Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C. She is survived by her husband, Stanley A. Marcus, 2 Devonshire Dr., New Hope, Pa. 18938; her mother; and two sons.

Jeffrey M. Bradley ’65, of Denver; March 22, of cancer. He was the Denver Post’s critic-at-large, covering classical music, jazz, film, theater, books, and the visual arts. He came to the Post in 1989 as the music critic and was named critic-at-large in 1991. He was previously an Associated Press correspondent for twenty years, serving as bureau chief in Toronto and Beijing and news editor in London. He started his journalism career in 1966 as a reporter at the Springfield (Mass.) Union, where he won the National Bell Award for a series of articles on the condition of mental hospitals. A lecturer in the arts, he authored Denver: Confluence of the Arts (Meridian, 1995), and played golf, piano, and the viola. He is survived by his wife, Lynn Wohlfeld; his mother, Helen; and two children.

Daniel B. Palko ’65, of Holyoke, Mass.; March 9. A graduate of Duke University Medical School, he suffered from illness during his medical residency that prevented him from pursuing his career. He was on the Brown football and crew teams. Lambda Chi Alpha. He is survived by a sister.

Donald F. Mathews ’66 Ph.D., of Washington, D.C.; Feb. 23. He was a neurophysiologist who worked for Environmental Action and the Naval Research Laboratory.

Roger B. Wallace ’66, of Philadelphia; Nov. 1, 1998. He was an ombudsman for the Defender’s Association of Philadelphia for more than twenty years. He is survived by his mother, Sylvia; a sister, Joanne Utoft, 175 South Rd., Wading River, N.Y. 11792; and several neices, including Victoria Shier ’01.

Curtis L. Campbell ’68, of Upper Gwynedd, Pa.; Feb. 5. He was a computer specialist and project leader at Unisys Corp., where he had worked since 1974. He was previously a systems analyst at Temple University’s computer center. An active member of the Philadelphia Industrial Bridge League and the Gwynedale Residents Association grounds committee, he is survived by his wife, Janice E. Brown, 1262 Browning Ct., Lansdale, Pa. 19446; a stepson; and two stepdaughters.


Albert K.L. Fan ’72 Ph.D., of Towanda, Penn.; May 15, 1999. He was a consultant and a scientist. He is survived by his wife, Ellen L. Fan, RR1, Box 76, Towanda 18848; a son, Benjamin ’92; and a daughter.


Thomas H. Samet ’80 Ph.D., of Frederick, Md.; Feb. 27, of a brain tumor. He was vice president of academic affairs, dean of the faculty, and professor of English at Hood College since 1995. He was credited with helping strengthen the school’s liberal-arts emphasis. A specialist in 19th- and early-20th-century literature, his essays appeared in such publications as CriticalInquiry, the New Republic, and the Sewanee Review. Before coming to Hood, he was dean of the college of arts and sciences and professor of English at Maryville University. He was also an associate professor of English and a charter member of the faculty at the Louisiana Scholars’ College, the state’s liberal-arts honors program at Northwestern State University. He was project director for the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Holocaust memorial observance in 1992. From 1989 to 1990, he was Fulbright professor of American literature at the University of Warsaw. He previously held an administrative appointment with the University Scholars Program at Pennsylvania State University and was a fellow and instructor at Douglass College, the women’s college of Rutgers University. He was a staff assistant in the Michigan office of the governor in 1970 and a grant consultant to the New Jersey Council on the Arts in 1982. He was on the editorial board of the journal Explorations and was a member of many organizations, including the American Conference of Academic Deans and the Modern Language Association of America. He is survived by his wife, Jan,; a son; and a neice, Karen Joseph ’97.

Isaac Anthony Harris Jr. ’82 Ph.D., of Panama City, Fla.; Dec. 2. He worked at the U.S. Naval Research Center and previously taught at the University of Rhode Island. He is survived by his mother, Willie Mae Baker; his stepfather, Henry Baker; a brother; and three sisters.

Patricia Grizzaffi Campbell ’87 Sc.M., of Annandale, Va.; March 9, of cancer. She was a planetary scientist. A visiting scientist at the Smithsonian Institution, she worked from 1991 to 1998 in NASA’s solar system exploration division, where she managed programs in Venus data analysis, the origins of solar systems, and planetary geology and geophysics. She also served as program scientist of the Mars Global Surveyor and the Mars 2001 Orbiter and Lander missions, and was responsible for technical and management oversight of the Lunar and Planetary Institute. She had been a staff scientist at RAND, where she worked on geodetic control networks for Mars, Mercury, Triton, and Venus, as well as on Magellan mission planning and data analysis. She is survived by her husband, Bruce, 7510 Walton Ln., Annandale 22003; her parents, Peter Grizzaffi and Joseph and Marie Capestany; and three sisters.

R. Gilad "Gil" Schamess ’88, of Washington, D.C.; Jan 29, of liver cancer. He was an editor since the early 1990s at Two Heads Communications, where he specialized in writing for transportation and urban-planning businesses. He also organized two local writing groups: Trains of Thought, which offers retreats on cross-country trains, and Worth Our Salt. He previously ran The Cotton Quarterly, a business that printed short stories on T-shirts. He was a past chairman of the Solomon Zelaya House for homeless alcoholics in Washington, D.C., and was a speechwriter for the Environmental Protection Agency from 1998 to 1999. He is survived by his wife, Lisa Wormser; his parents, Gerald and Stephanie; and a daughter.


Alan J. Gurd ’93, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio; Nov. 30. He was a lawyer, athlete, and volunteer. After passing the California bar exam in 1999, he volunteered at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation in Los Angeles, deferring for several months his job at a Los Angeles law firm. He finished his undergraduate degree at Duke, where he volunteered through a hospital social-work program to care for children with AIDS. He also helped with a church youth program in New Zealand and Youth for Christ in Ohio and California. A track-team captain at Duke, he ran the 800-meter at an Olympic-qualifying time. He competed in triathlons and biathlons, qualifying for the U.S. National Biathlon team in the world championships in Tasmania. He is survived by his parents, Alan and Ruth, 7970 Darby’s Run, Chagrin Falls 44023; three brothers; and a sister.

Raphael de Rothschild ’99, of New York City; April 22, of an apparant drug overdose. He was a member of the internationally known Rothschild family. The Rothschilds, often compared to the Rockefellers in the United States, played a major role in French business and culture. He is survived by his parents, Nili and Nathaniel, 1040 5th Ave., New York City 10028; and a sister, Esther ’01.


Robert O. Schulze, of Greeley, Col.; Nov. 25. He was dean of the College from 1964 to 1969. During those years, when students and administrators clashed on campuses nationwide, a Brown Daily Herald headline proclaimed Schulze "The Good Dean." He joined the Brown faculty in 1955 as an instructor of sociology, specializing in historical and political sociology. He left Brown to design and direct the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship program, which funds independent study overeas. He later served as dean of the college of arts and sciences at the University of Northern Colorado, retiring in 1987. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served in New Guinea, New Britain, the Philipines, and Japan before he was discharged as a warrant officer. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, exploring the Michigan north woods, and writing poetry. He is survived by his wife, Sue, 1814 Reservoir Rd., Greeley, Colo. 80631; a son; and a daughter.

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