By The Editors / March / April 2002
July 1st, 2007


Helena Roma Papalia '22, of Worcester, Mass.; Sept. 19. She was an English teacher at Grafton Street Junior High School for more than forty years before retiring in 1966. She was a member of Christ the King Church and the Assumption College Volunteers. She is survived by a niece, a nephew, a grandniece, and four grandnephews.

Earl H. Bradley '28, of Seekonk, Mass.; Dec. 3. He was president of Worcester Pressed Aluminum Co. from 1972 until he retired in 1975. He had also been director of Omega Machine Co. He previously held several positions at BIF Industries, including president and director. He had also been an engineer at Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Co. and a partner at MinerЂBradley Manufacturing Co. He was a selectman in the town of Seekonk from 1976 to 1978, a member of the Seekonk Home Rule Charter Commission in 1994й95, and a member of the Seekonk Representative Town Meeting. A trustee emeritus of Brown, he had also been a trustee of Gordon and Providence Country Day schools and Roger Williams College. He was a member of the Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce and the Rhode Island Manpower Council. A seventy-five-year member of Newman Congregational Church in Rumford, R.I., he served as a deacon. He was also a member of Seekonk Congregational Church. He was active in many charitable organizations and community action groups. After retiring, he wrote a financial and political column for the Pawtucket Times during the 1980s and 1990s. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Adams Waller Bradley '46; three sons, including Earl Jr. '64; two stepdaughters; five grandchildren; five step-grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.


Anthony J. Russo '31, '33 A.M., of Johnston, R.I.; Dec. 7. He was an educator in the Providence school system for almost forty years, retiring in 1972 as director of Title One programs. He was previously director of curriculum research and a teacher and counselor. He was a member of the New England, Rhode Island, and national associations for supervision and curriculum development, the Association of Providence School and Staff Administrators, the Rhode Island and national education associations, the Henry Barnard Club, and the National Retired Teachers Association. He is survived by his wife, Josephine; two daughters; two sisters; two brothers; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Sidney Goldstein '32, of Portsmouth, N.H., and Swampscott, Mass.; Dec. 7. He cofounded Lynn Plastics Corp. (LYNCOR), a plastics compounding business in Lynn, Mass., in 1968. He became CEO, president, and treasurer in 1990, working six days a week until the day before he died. After serving in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, he worked in a war-surplus business and a plastic-calendar business. A philanthropist, he was a longtime benefactor of Brown. He was an avid downhill skier and was married for the first time at age 79. He is survived by his wife, Joanne, 7 Smith Ln., Swampscott, Mass. 01907; a stepson; and two nephews.

Walter J. Matthews '33, of Vero Beach, Fla.; Nov. 30. He retired in 1974 as president of the Indiana Public Service Co. He was previously an executive at the Blackstone Valley Gas & Electric Co. in Rhode Island and Virginia Electric Power Co. He was active in many national and international electrical societies. He was a trustee emeritus of Brown. A golfer and sportsman, he enjoyed traveling and was a member of the Vero Beach Country Club. He was board president of the Oak Harbor Club and held leadership roles in several other associations. He is survived by a sister and three nephews.

Edward H. Quillan '33, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Nov. 20. He owned the former E.L. Watson Insurance Co. in Providence for twenty-five years until he retired in 1988. He was treasurer of the class of '33 and a member of the Faculty Club. He was also a member of the former Turks Head Club and was former president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Rhode Island. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by his wife, Josephine, 40 Winrooth Ave., Providence 02908; two daughters, and a grandson.

Isabel Andrews '34, of Massapequa, N.Y.; Jan. 14, 2001. She was a retired investment consultant.

Lloyd E. Bliss '34, of Providence; Nov. 10, of congestive heart failure. A prominent Rhode Island developer, he moved the center of Rhode Island shopping from the city to the suburbs when he built the Warwick Mall in the late 1960s and early 1970s. He owned many parking lots and buildings, and, in 1958, developed Newport's first modern shopping center, on Bellevue Avenue. In the mid-1970s he chaired the Providence Civic Center Authority but was ousted after a political battle with Mayor Vincent A. Cianci Jr. During the Great Depression, Bliss dropped out of Brown to work for his family's furniture business, Rhode Island Supply. A member of several civic and professional groups, he was a trustee of Roger Williams University and treasurer of the Blackstone Park Improvement Association. He was a longtime member of the Aurora Civic Association. An amateur photographer, he wrote poems and verse about friends and family. He is survived by a daughter, a son, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a brother.

Theodore A. Rice '34, of Phoenix, Ariz.; May 13. He was an ophthalmologist. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, 7550 N. 16th St., #301-2, Phoenix 85020.

Gus C. Condaras '36, of Suffield, Conn.; Nov. 8. He retired in 1984 after working as a painter and design contractor for more than forty years. He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church. He is survived by two daughters, a son, a sister, and seven grandchildren.

Bruce R. Gordon '37, of Fairbanks, Alaska; Aug. 14. He was head of the linguistics and foreign languages department at the University of Alaska at Fairbanks, retiring in 1976 as professor emeritus of French and Spanish. He then founded and ran Alaska Photographic, which specialized in wedding photography and portraits. He previously taught at Emory, Syracuse, and Colgate universities. He was a U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant in antisubmarine service from 1942 to 1945. He was active in professional organizations including the American Association of Teachers of French, the South Atlantic Modern Language Association, the Alaska Foreign Language Association, and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The French government decorated him twice for outstanding academic service, first naming him Chevalier and later Officier in the Order of the Palmes Acadmiques. He was named the first presiding officer of the University of Alaska Assembly in 1968. He served for many years on the board of the North Star Dance Foundation and the Library Foundation. A charter member of the Alaska Sub-Arctic Dive Club, he taught the first underwater photography course in Fairbanks, and taught other photography courses at Tanana Valley Community College. His multimedia slide shows of Fiji, Micronesia, Tahiti, Australia, New Zealand, and the Caribbean were popular locally, as were his travelogues on Europe, Scandinavia, and Latin America. He is survived by a daughter, Linda Gordon Hjeljord, Hgskolevn, 17, N-1430 S, Norway; and two grandchildren.

Donald J. Eccleston '38, of Lawrence, Kans.; Nov. 2. He was a regional sales manager at ICI Americas, a chemical and textile company, for twenty-three years until he retired in 1980. He served as secretary and treasurer of the board of the Lawrence Public Library. He was also on the executive committee of the Northeast Kansas Library Systems, where he served as treasurer. He was a member of the Plymouth Congregational Church. He was captain of the Brown hockey team and a member of the baseball team. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a son, a daughter, five grandchildren, and a great-grandchild. 1940s

Marjorie Leland Briggs '40, of Baltimore; Dec. 7, after a brief illness. She was the former town historian of Elma, N.Y., and an active volunteer. A trustee of Beechwood Continuing Care in New York from 1970 to 1987, she received the nursing home's Heritage of Caring award in 2000. She was a Sunday school teacher at Elma United Church, also working on many church projects and events. She received the Lifetime Service honor from the United Methodist Church's Buffalo, N.Y., district in May 2000. She also served as secretary-treasurer of the Elma Cemetery Association and was a member of the Elma Historical Society. She worked annually on the Elma exhibit at the Erie County Fair. She was a longtime supporter of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and a member of the Twentieth Century Club. An award-winning tennis player in college, she continued to play until she was 75. She is survived by four daughters, a son, and four grandchildren.

Vincent A. Mangiante '40, of North Kingstown, R.I.; Aug. 5, 1999. Survivors include his wife, Mary, 15D Caddy Rock Rd., North Kingstown 02852.

Eleanor Taber Sherry '40, of Warren, R.I.; Nov. 23. She was a communicant of St. Mary of the Bay Church. She is survived by a daughter, a sister, four grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Lewis M. Tanner '40, of Providence; Oct. 15. He was a retired business consultant. He was president of the Medical-Dental-Hospital Bureaus of America for three years. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. A member and past treasurer of Temple Beth-El, he is survived by his wife, Eleanor, 70 Freeman Pkwy., Providence 02906; a son; a sister; and three grandchildren.

,b>Francis K. Wood Jr. '40, of Pocasset, Mass.; Sept. 4, of complications related to stroke. He was an investment banker and broker at G.H. Walker in Providence before he retired in 1974. He was an antiques and collectibles enthusiast and attended many public and private auctions. A Mason, he was president of King David Lodge in Taunton, Mass., for several years. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel and serving as commanding officer of Maxwell Field in Alabama. He is survived by his former wife and caregiver, Sandra Wood Sexton; and a stepson.

William E. Askue '41, of Hurley, N.Y.; Oct. 15. He had a private practice in pediatrics in Hudson and Kingston, N.Y., from 1953 until he retired in 1986. He founded the Poison Control Center at Kingston Hospital and ran it from 1956 to 1981. He was also a clinical professor of pediatrics at Albany Medical College. He was a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He authored a number of articles in such medical journals as Pediatrics Magazine. He was a Sunday school teacher, organic gardener, and painter. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Ulster County Religious Council, and the Ulster County League of Women Voters. A captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, he served in Texas and Washington during World War II. Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Psi. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, Box 565, Hurley 12443; three daughters, including Elizabeth '73; a son; and eight grandchildren.

John J. Cooney Jr. '41, of Nashville, Tenn.; Oct. 29. He was former executive director of the Ladies' Hermitage Association. His contributions at the Hermitage included rehabilitating the mansion, planning the visitors center, and securing the association's long-term finances. He served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a liberal Democrat and a civil rights advocate. Active in business and community affairs, he served as president of the Brown and Harvard clubs and on the boards of numerous charities. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a son, John F. '70, 3735 Kanawha St. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20015; a daughter, Deborah '67; a brother, Francis '43; and two sisters, Bertha Cooney Garrett'43 and Ann Cooney D'Antuono '46.

Harriet Latson Baxter '42, of Cambridge, Mass.; Nov. 4. She was a former psychiatric social worker at the Cambridge Youth Guidance Center. She was previously a social worker at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Washington, D.C. After the death of her husband in 1980, she operated a bed-and-breakfast in her home for physicians and scholars studying or attending meetings in the Boston area. She traveled extensively. She is survived by two daughters; a sister, Frances Latson Dinneen '43; a brother, Harley '48; and a granddaughter.

Sidney B. Congdon Jr. '42, of Orlando, Fla.; Nov. 3, of a stroke. He was a retired first vice president of the Bankers Trust Co. in New York City. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II, receiving the Good Conduct Medal and the American Service Medal. He was a member of Noroton Presbyterian Church and former member of the Sky Club in New York City. He was a treasurer of the Fifth Avenue Association and a volunteer at Sand Lake Hospital in Orlando. He was a former member of the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien, Conn., the Golf Club at Aspetuck, and the Bay Hill Club in Orlando. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, 9239 Cypress Cove Dr., Orlando 32819; four daughters; two sons; fifteen grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Ernest F. John '42, of Castle Hills, Tex.; Aug. 3. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a brigadier general in 1973 after serving as deputy chief of staff for intelligence at the Pacific Air Forces headquarters at Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. He held many other positions in the air force in the United States, Germany, France, and Vietnam. He flew B-24 bombers in Italy as a pilot and flight commander during World War II until his plane was shot down in April 1944; he was interned in several POW camps in Germany. His decorations include the Distinguished Service Medal, the Legion of Merit with two oak leaf clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters, and the VNAF Distinguished Service Cross.

A lawyer, he was a member of the San Antonio and Texas bar associations and a life member of the Order of Daedalians. He commissioned his grandson as a second lieutenant in the air force in May. He was interred with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery and is survived by his wife, Marion Whetham John '43; two sons, including Douglas '70, 3619 Trinity Dr., Alexandria, Va. 22304; and three grandsons.

William A. Chambrun '44, of Cutchogue, N.Y.; Nov. 11. He was retired from Grumman Data Systems. A U.S. Navy lieutenant during World War II, he is survived by his wife, Claire, 840 Pinewood Rd., Cutchogue 11935; and a daughter.

Carter M. Roberts '44, North Kingstown, R.I.; Nov. 1. He was a president and co-owner of Wheelock Insurance Agency before retiring in May 2001. He previously managed the American Surety Co. and was a special agent for the former American Universal Insurance. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he served

as a corporal in the 586th Bombardment Squadron, where he was a link trainer and instructor as part of the air offensive in Normandy. He received many military ribbons. He was a fifty-year member of Rising Sun Lodge 30 in East Providence, and received the fifty-year veteran's medal from the Grand Lodge of Rhode Island. He was a former member of the Potowomut and Warwick country clubs and was a longtime member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Warwick. He is survived by his wife, Isobel, 24 Robin Dr., North Kingstown 02852; a son; a daughter; and a sister.

Thomas H. Donahue III '45, of Barrington, R.I.; Nov. 5. He was a general agent for Allstate Insurance in North Providence for thirty-five years until he retired in 1985. A U.S. Navy lieutenant during World War II, he was stationed at Yokosuka, Japan, after the war. He enjoyed skiing, sailing, and golfing. He was a former member of the Pawtucket Country Club and a member of the Brown and Moses Brown alumni associations. He is survived by his wife, Alice Clark Donahue '46, 24 Elm Ln., Barrington 02806; a daughter; a son; and a granddaughter.

Chester F. Klosek '45, of Providence; Nov. 29. He was director of the Boyden Library in Foxboro, Mass., for twenty years and was a librarian for ten years at the Pawtucket Public Library. He was treasurer of the Rhode Island Polonia Scholarship Fund, a member of the Heritage Foundation Scholarship Committee, and a communicant of St. Adalbert Church. He is survived by a sister and two nephews.

Robert E. Rounds '45, of Green Valley, Ariz.; Nov. 20, after an illness. He worked for the Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Co. for many years before he retired in 1987 as chairman of the board. He was an officer in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II. An avid golfer, he served on many committees for the Rhode Island Golf Association, the New England Golf Association, and the U.S. Golf Association, and was a member of the Warwick and Point Judith country clubs. After retiring, he was a member of the Country Club of Green Valley. He is survived by his wife, Shirley, 795 S. Placita Amena, Green Valley 85614; two sons; a daughter; and two grandchildren.

Frank J. Delzio '46, of New York City; Sept. 26. He held various senior management positions at Westinghouse Electric, Rockwell International, and Villares Overseas Corp. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed skiing and golfing up until his last days. He is survived by his wife, Mary, 25 Sutton Place South, #2B, New York City 10022; three sons, including Paul '82; a daughter; and four grandchildren.

G. Thomas Gates '47, of Cornwall, Pa.; Nov. 23, after a brief illness. He served three ten-year terms as president judge in Lebanon County, Pa. After he retired in 1990, he served as senior judge and as a visiting judge. He served briefly on the state's Superior Court in 1979 and acted as supervising judge on eleven investigating grand juries. He taught classes for twelve years in business law, federal tax law, and American constitutional government at Lebanon Valley College. He served for twenty years in the Moot Court Program at Dickinson School of Law, where he was an adjunct professor of advocacy. He taught classes in justice administration at Pennsylvania State University at Berks and was an adjunct in business law at the Lebanon campus of the Harrisburg Area Community College. The author of The History of Hangings for Homicide in Lebanon County (1972), he previously served as an assistant district attorney in Lebanon and represented plaintiffs and defendants in civil and criminal trials. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1947 and in the naval reserves until 1959, when he was honorably discharged as a lieutenant junior grade. At Brown he was on the basketball and track teams and was a member of student government, the Key Club, the Cambrian Club, Phi Gamma Delta, and the Interfraternity Governing Council. He is survived by his wife, Deborah, 219 Karinch St., Lebanon, Pa. 17042; three sons; two daughters; two grandchildren; and a brother.

David A. Piper '48, of Keene, N.H.; Dec. 5, 2000.

Richard E. Barron '49, of Bradenton, Fla.; Feb. 19, 2001. He was a surgeon and physician in private practice in Winthrop, Maine, from 1959 until he retired in 1994. He then held several locum tenens assignments. He was former president of the Kennebec (Maine) Medical Society and the legislative committee of the Maine Medical Association. A medical examiner for the state of Maine, he was also a Federal Aviation Administration examiner for many years, as well as a school and summer-camp physician. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. His hobbies included sailing, working with stained glass, building model ships, traveling, and cooking. A longtime member of the Masonic Lodge, he is survived by his wife, Virginia, 321 River Isle, Bradenton 34208; a son; two daughters; a step-son; a stepdaughter; and ten grandchildren.

Clifford S. Duxbury Jr. '49, of Paxton, Mass.; Nov. 23. He owned and operated Marketing Communications Services for eighteen years. He was previously a public relations manager at Norton Co. and at Bay State Abrasives. He had also been a diplomatic courier for the U.S. State Department at the embassy in Paris. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was taken prisoner in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of the Disabled American Veterans, the American Ex-Prisoners of War Association, and the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge Association. He was a member of the Wesley United Methodist Church and the First United Methodist Church in Westboro, Mass. He was also past president of the Worcester (Mass.) Area Advertising Club and was active in such local charities as the Big Brothers Association and the Salvation Army. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, 4 Nipmuck Rd., Paxton 01612; a daughter; a son; a brother; a sister; and a grandson.

Raymond T. Owen Jr. '49, of Locust Grove, Va.; Dec. 1, 2000. He was a retired real-estate agent. Survivors include his wife, Lorraine, HC 72 Box 562B, 102 Republic Ave., Locust Grove 22508.

Elisabeth Leuchs Tucker '49, of Westfield, Mass.; Nov. 24. She played the organ and piano at many celebrations, horse shows, and supper clubs. She also tuned pianos throughout western Massachusetts. She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Westfield. She is survived by her husband, John; a sister, Anne Marie Leuchs Makuc '59, P.O. Box 111, Monterey, Mass. 01245; a son; two daughters; seven grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews, including Mark Makuc '84.


Donald C. Hutchison '50, of East Longmeadow, Mass.; Nov. 28, 2000. He was a retired manager of public affairs at Bay State Gas Co. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, 31 Donamor Ln., East Longmeadow 01028.

Charles J. Casey '51, of Jonesboro, Ga.; Dec. 16, 2000. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice, 9058 Floyd Rd., Jonesboro, Ga. 30236; and a daughter, Susan Casey Lipsett '77.

Richard J. Tierney '52, of Warwick, R.I.; April 1, 2001. He was an architectural engineering consultant for U.S. Gypsum Co. for twenty-five years before he retired in 1990. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He is survived by his wife, Connie; three sons; three daughters; six grandchildren; his companion, Carole Eckman, and her granddaughter.

Joseph E. Coughlin Jr. '53, of Bethesda, Md.; July 30. He is survived by his wife, Jane, 5517 Roosevelt St., Bethesda 20817.

William B. MacIndoe Jr. '53, of Joppa, Md.; Aug. 13. He was a retired salesman for the 3M Co. Survivors include his wife, Frances, P.O. Box 225, Joppa 21805; and three daughters.

Nancy Jayne Amill '54, of Weston, Conn.; Nov. 11. She is survived by her husband, Richard '54, 25 Hidden Meadow Rd., Weston 06883; two sons; a daughter; and four grandchildren.

Sam S. Fricano '54, of Warwick, R.I.; Oct. 22. He was a retired computer-systems analyst and machinist for the Rhode Island transportation and corrections departments. Previously he served in the naval reserve as a computer systems analyst at the former Quonset Point Naval Air Station. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. A longtime communicant of St. Rita Church, he was sexton for many years and was active in youth ministries. He is survived by two sons, a daughter, and seven grandchildren.

Jovite LaBonte '56, of Providence; Dec. 11. He was president of Great American Life Insurance Co. until he retired in 1993. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps and is survived by his wife, Jennifer, Unit 302, 1040 Fourth St., Santa Monica 90403; two daughters; a son; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

Sheldon B. Lubin '56, of San Diego, Calif.; Oct. 6. He is survived by his wife, Elinor; a daughter; a son; and two grandchildren.

William R. Engelsmann '58, of Chesterfield, Mo.; Dec. 19, of complications from lung cancer. He was chairman and chief executive of Beltservice Corp. in Earth City, Mo. He worked briefly in life insurance before joining the former Missouri Belting Co., his father's business. He and his brother cofounded Beltservice Corp., a wholesaler and fabricator of industrial rubber and plastic conveyor belting, in 1969. The company now has branches in four other cities. He was on the boards of United Missouri Bank of St. Louis and Quick Point Inc. He was a former board member of Belle- rive Country Club and a former member of Boone Valley Golf Club. Beta Theta Pi. He is survived by his wife, Kay, 14304 Spyglass Rd., Chesterfield 63017; two daughters; his mother, Dorothy; a stepdaughter; two stepsons; six grandchildren; and a brother.

H. Kurt Simon '58, of St. Louis, Mo.; June 21. He is survived by his wife, Caryl, 21 Portland Dr., St. Louis 63131; two sons; a daughter; and four grandchildren.

Carole Sannella Gaines '59, of Sagamore Beach, Mass.; Nov. 26, of ovarian cancer. She managed the Lanc"me cosmetics counter at Dillard's department store in Charlotte, N.C., and was the leading saleswoman for the Southeast region for sixteen years before she retired. She enjoyed swimming, playing piano, and reading. She is survived by her husband, Lawrence, 21 Andrew Rd., Sagamore Beach 02562; two sons; a stepson; a stepdaughter; a brother; and four grandchildren.

Edward J. Gehrlein '59, of Liberty, Mo.; Oct. 21. He retired in 1993 as vice president of sales at Trans World Airlines, where he had worked for twenty-seven years, mostly in reservations data processing. After retiring he volunteered at many Kansas City Public Television fund-raising auctions. He created and maintained a not-for-profit Web site called Traveling with Ed and Julie, which provided information to world travelers. His favorite travel spots included Rome; Murren, Switzerland; Bavaria, Germany; and Ouray, Colo. He is survived by his wife, Julie, 811 Bristol Way, Liberty 64068; two sons; two daughters; and eleven grandchildren.

Carolyn Gaines Spector '59, of Eugene, Ore; Aug. 27. She was a retired French instructor at Lane Community College. She reviewed books for a local newspaper and for the local affiliate of National Public Radio. She is survived by her husband, John Bredesen, 3120 Nob Court, Eugene 97405; a son; and a daughter.


Joseph G. Mayo '60, of Cheshire, Conn.; Sept. 25. He was a partner of Mayo Advertising. Survivors include his wife, Mary Clark Mayo '62, 30 Mountain Brook Dr., Cheshire 06410.

Marjorie Filson Zettler '60, of Los Altos, Calif.; Oct. 31, of cancer. She was a community volunteer and activist. She is survived by two daughters, including Carol Scheetz,; two sons; and four grandchildren.

Robert A. Zettler '60, of Los Altos, Calif.; Dec. 12, of a heart attack. A manager at Hewlett-Packard, he helped the company grow into the largest optoelectronics firm in the world. During the 1960s and 1970s, when Hewlett-Packard was engineering its handheld calculator, Zettler saw the marketing potential of one of the calculator's components - light-emitting diodes (LEDs), which allowed for the visual display of numbers. The technology freed users from cumbersome slide rules and adding machines. Zettler, who joined the company in 1963 and became general manager of the optoelectronics division in 1975, built the company's LED business and marketed the technology. Today, LED technology is everywhere, from the "on" light on the computer to the displays on dishwashers, coffeemakers, cell phones, and automobile brake lights. Zettler later served as manufacturing manager of Hewlett-Packard's components group until he retired in 1991. A U.S. Army veteran, he is survived by two daughters, including Carol Scheetz, cascheetz@aol. com; two sons; and four grandchildren.

Anthony C. Renola '62, of Saratoga, Calif.; Nov. 27. He was founder and president of Rebppak Inc., in Fremont, Calif. A U.S. Navy officer, he served aboard the USS Brownson from 1963 to 1965. He is survived by his wife, Denise, 15521 Glen Una Dr., Los Gatos, Calif. 95030; two daughters; two sons; a brother; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

Carole Cooke Ronnie '64, of Saddle River, N.J.; Dec. 24. A homemaker, she was president of the Brown Club of Northeastern New Jersey and as chairman of the Alumni Schools Program. She cochaired the Saddle River chapter of the Valley Hospital Auxiliary and was an emergency-room volunteer at the hospital. She was a parishioner of Presentation Roman Catholic Church. Survivors include her husband, Leonard '63; a daughter, Andrea '93; and a son, Leonard III '95.

David B. Blanchard '65, of New York City; Oct. 29, of cancer. He was chairman of the Clifford Management Group, which he founded, and was president of Clifford Asset Management. He was previously a vice president of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. A trustee of Peddie School in Highstown, N.J., he is survived by his wife, Kathryn McCarthy, 190 Riverside Dr., #12C, New York City 10029; two brothers; and a sister.

Richard P. Morrison '67 of Heathrow, Fla.; Feb. 21, 2001, of cancer. He was a graphic design consultant to businesses in the Orlando area. He spent most of his career in the reinsurance industry. He served for several years in the U.S. Army as a language specialist stationed in southeastern Germany. A golfer and an art enthusiast, he was awarded the International Rank of Black Belt in Tae Kwan Do at age 55. He is survived by his consort, Joan Eckersley, 4405 N. Ocean Drive, #4, Lauderdale By The Sea, Fla. 33308; two sons; a brother; and two sisters.

Daniel W. Connell III '68; Charlotte, N.C.; July 28, of cancer. He was a customer service engineer at StorageTek, where he was called upon at all hours to correct computer-equipment problems for the company's customers. He joined StorageTek in Florida in 1980 and transferred to its Charlotte office in 1999. He once spent nine months building a boat in his garage. Survivors include his wife, Hilary Hughes Connell; his mother, Martha; a stepdaughter; a stepson; two brothers; and a sister.


Barry L. Zarum '70, of Carmel, Calif.; Nov. 6. He was an ophthalmologist in private practice for twenty-eight years. He is survived by his wife, Sandra, 26365 Carmel Rancho Blvd., Carmel 93923; his mother; a son; two stepsons; a stepdaughter; and a sister.

Daniel R. Benjamin '76, of Santa Monica, Calif.; July 7. He was a quality-control manager and electrical engineer, most recently at Alesis Electronics. He also worked at Motown Records and Cuisinarts, Inc., where he was awarded a U.S. patent for a switching system for home appliances. He is survived by his parents, Marilyn and James; and two brothers.

William C. Bowling '78, of Warwick, R.I.; Dec. 11. He was a partner in the law firm of Davis, Kilmarx, Swan and Bowling. When he died, the mayor of Warwick ordered flags in the city lowered to half-staff. Bowling served on the Warwick School Committee from 1992 to 1996 and was a member of the PTA of John Brown Francis School, where he was active in library fund-raising. He and his family were selected as the Warwick PTA "Family of the Year" in 2001. He was a member of the Rhode Island and Massachusetts bar associations and was treasurer of Gaspee Cub Scout Pack 4 in Warwick. He was involved in the Loon Mountain Ski Team. A communicant of St. Peter Church, he is survived by his wife, Kathleen Cote Bowling '77, 107 Squantum Dr., Warwick 02888; his mother, Ruth; three sons; and two brothers. 1990s

Tricia E. Colligan '97, of New York City; Dec. 7. She worked for Paramount Productions as associate producer of the NBC drama Ed. A four-year varsity starter for the Brown field hockey team, she was an Academic All-Ivy player, team captain, and recipient of the Pembroke Sportsmanship Award, which has been renamed in her honor. She is survived by her parents, James and Margaret, 11 Woodoak Dr., Westbury, N.Y. 11590; a sister; a brother; her grandparents Robert Mundhenk and Dorothy and John Colligan; and her great-grandmother, Freida Edebohls.


Evelyn Goodale North '33 Sc.M., of Princeton, N.J.; Oct. 14. She and her late husband helped create the Karnasa Park residential development. She also counseled foreign students through the Princeton Graduate School Foreign Student Association's Host Family Program. She served as treasurer of the Princeton Hospital Aid Shop and the Princeton Adult School. She is survived by two sons, including Philip, 240 Golden Willow Rd., Evergreen, Colo. 80439; and four grandchildren.

Anthony J. Russo '33 A.M. (see '31).

Thomas G. Barnes '36 Sc.M., of El Paso, Tex.; Oct. 23. A professor emeritus of physics at the University of Texas at El Paso, he had taught there for forty-three years. His research interests ranged from medicine to geophysics. He was the author of five scientific books, including his favorite and most recent, Science and Biblical Faith. He directed the Schellenger Research Laboratories, recognized for work in atmospheric physics, rocketry, and acoustics, for twelve years. He was a consultant and researcher for Duke University, the Navy Electronics Laboratory, the U.S. Army Research Office, and Globe Universal Sciences. His research led to patents on devices including Dodar (sonar's predecessor), directional microphones, and instruments used in magnetic sensing, electrochemical extraction, and seismic energy. He also worked on the vector cardiograph, which was to be the first three-dimensional computer display to study the heart. He was a deacon at First Baptist Church for many years and was president of the Creation Research Society for four years. He is survived by his wife, Libby; three daughters, including Mary D'Arcy, 10061 Chick A. Dee St., El Paso 79924; a son; nine grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

Arnold L. Soderwall '41 Ph.D., of Eugene, Ore.; Nov. 5. He was hired at the University of Oregon in 1941 to teach general bacteriology and human physiology. During his forty years at the university, he taught an estimated 15,000 students in fifteen different courses, including endocrinology and the physiology of reproduction. He was former president of the Oregon State Basic Science Examining Board, the American Association of Basic Science Boards, and the University of Oregon Emeritus Professors Association. He spent research sabbaticals at Cornell and the University of Hawaii. He joined the Sons of Norway Choral group in 1985. Former president of the Kiwani Club, he was active in Interclub and Circle K, and was a member of VASA and Odin Lodge. He was a life member and former board president of the Eugene National History Society. After retirement he audited sixty classes at the University of Oregon. He also assisted with campus blood drives and supported recycling efforts. He was a cribbage player. He is survived by a daughter, Kathryn Mattimore, 6528 N.E. Stanton St., Portland, Ore. 97213; a sister; a granddaughter; and four great-grandchildren.

Shien-Siu Shu '47 Ph.D., of West Lafayette, Ind.; Nov. 17. He was chairman of the board of the Industrial and Technological Research Institute in Taiwan and a retired professor of mathematics and aeronautics and engineering science at Purdue University. He had been president of National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan from 1970 to 1975. A member of Academia Sinica, he had also taught at the Illinois Institute of Technology and was a former consultant at Boeing, General Electric, and RCA.

Robert P. Auty '51 Ph.D., of East Orleans, Mass.; April 23, 2000. He was a retired chemist. Survivors include his wife, Beatrice '47, P.O. Box 533, East Orleans 02643; and sons David '79 and William '75.

John A. "Tony" Carpenter '54 Ph.D., of Tilghman, Md.; Feb. 27, 2001. He was a professor emeritus at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and former director of its Center of Alcohol Studies. He also played an active role in the editorial and business affairs of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol. After retiring in 1996, he served as managing editor and vice president of the journal's parent corporation until his death. A prominent figure in the field of alcohol studies, he began his academic career at Yale in 1954, then in 1962 moved to Rutgers, where he directed the alcohol studies center from 1975 to 1981. An advocate for clinical and experimental research, he testified before Congress, served on a White House Blue Ribbon Panel, and helped shape legislation in support of the National Alcohol Research Centers of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. He also produced groundbreaking work on the effects of alcohol on skin conductance, visual reaction time, and aggression, and on drinking and driving. A sought-after speaker, he served on the editorial board of the Addiction in America project, which reprinted classic works in the history of alcohol and drug research. At Rutgers he held joint appointments in the department of psychology and the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, and was instrumental in establishing the interdisciplinary graduate curriculum at the Center of Alcohol Studies. He served for many years on the board of the American Council on Alcoholism and was once named its Man of the Year. A World War II veteran of the 14th Air Force, he served on B-24 "Liberators" in the Pacific Theatre. In early 1945 he was captured by Chinese bandits after the engines quit on the bomber on which he was flying. He was held for nineteen days and received the Distinguished Flying Cross. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, P.O. Box 373, Tilghman 21671; a daughter; and a brother.

William B. Woodward '58 Sc.M., of Denver; Aug. 2. Survivors include his wife, Bette, 1530 S. Quebec Way, #47, Denver 80231.

James H. Ramsey '62 Sc.M., of Charlotte, N.C.; Oct. 19. He was associate provost of student affairs at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, from 1983 until he retired in 1994. He was previously director of the Rutgers Academic Foundation and a biology teacher in the Cedar Grove, N.J., school system. A former president of the Montclair, N.J., Board of Education, he served as that city's deputy mayor and then as mayor from 1984 to 1986. He was a former president of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Fund of Montclair, and served on the governing boards of many educational, medical, and civic organizations, including Union Baptist Church of Montclair. In 1989 he received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award from the Essex County Board of Freeholders. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi and Eureka Lodge #52 of Montclair. After retiring to North Carolina, he was active in the 100 Black Men of Greater Charlotte, Barber Scotia College, the Charlotte- Mecklenburg Education Foundation, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission, the Hyde Park Community Association, the Cultural Education Collaborative, the Afro-American Cultural Center, and the Sunset-Beatties Ford Road Coalition. A member of First Baptist ChurchЗWest in North Carolina, he taught Sunday school to adults and was active in church finances. He is survived by his wife, Gertrude, 4131 Hyde Park Dr., Charlotte 28216; two daughters; a son; two brothers; and two sisters.

Gavin G.N. Mackenzie '70 Ph.D., of London; Sept. 18. He was a sociologist and a prominent academic headhunter. As a consultant in the firm of Saxton Bampfylde Hever, he searched for vice chancellors, provosts, deans, and principals. He was previously a fellow at Cambridge University's Jesus College. A pioneer in the study of the affluent worker, his research included comparing British and American society and analyzing division of labor and class structure. When he became senior tutor at Jesus College, his work included monitoring the undergraduate career of Prince Edward. He coedited Social Class and the Division of Labour. He and his wife completed the renovation of a Georgian house a week before he died. He is survived by his wife, Jane, 23 Ranelagh Grove, London SW1W 8PA.


Naomi Schor, of New Haven, Conn.; Dec. 2, of a brain hemorrhage. She was the Benjamin F. Barge Professor of French at Yale, where she had worked since 1999. She previously held distinguished professorships at Brown, Duke, and Harvard. A scholar of French literature and critical theory, she was a pioneer in the field of feminist theory. She was one of the leading interpreters of the writings of French theorists and philosophers Luce Irigaray, Jacques Lacan, and Jacques Derrida, and was a major figure in the field of nineteenth-century French studies. At the Pembroke Center, she helped found a feminist journal, differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, in 1989. She authored Reading in Detail: Aesthetics and the Feminine, which is used by scholars from such disciplines as French studies, art history, and visual art. Her other books include Zola's Crowds (1978), Breaking the Chain: Women, Theory, and French Realist Fiction (1985), George Sand and Idealism (1993), and Bad Objects: Essays Popular and Unpopular (1995). She was on the editorial board and the executive committee of the Modern Language Association of America and was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1997. She is survived by her husband, Howard Bloch; her mother, Resia; and a sister.

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