Dorothy Piggott Campbell ’30, of Peterborough, N.H.; July 5, after a long illness. She worked at the Bowery YMCA in New York City and was director of the Serendipity Shop before moving to Peterborough in 1971. An avid gardener, she was a member of All Saints Episcopal Church and belonged to the local women’s club. She is survived by a sister and several nieces and nephews.
Salvatore Di Iorio ’31, of Barrington, R.I., June 22. He was a customer engineer and technical specialist with IBM in Providence until he retired in 1975. He enjoyed traveling and his family. He is survived by a son, two grandsons, and one great-grandson.
Agnes Cosgrove Lauga ’32, ’37 AM, of Annapolis, Md.; May 9, after a brief illness. She was director of psychiatric social work at Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1955 to 1970. She also held faculty appointments at the Univ. of Cincinnati and Yeshiva Univ.
Joseph M. Kaplan ’34, of Columbus, Ohio; July 15. He was plant manager for the Shepard Paint Corp. in Columbus. During World War II he served as a Lt. (jg) in naval intelligence, deciphering coded messages. He was a member of Temple Israel, Columbus Jewish Federation, and Wexner Heritage House. In 2001 he published New Millennium Limericks for Grandmothers and Others. He is survived by his wife, Rhea; a son; a daughter; and three granddaughters.
Beatrice Levy Lippman ’34, of Fairfield, Conn.; Aug. 17. She was a retired high school teacher for the Fairfield school system and faculty adviser to the local chapter of the National Honor Society. She was a member of Congregation Rodeph Sholom in Bridgeport, Conn., and an accomplished tournament bridge player. She is survived by a daughter, two grandchildren, and a great-grandson.
Mildred O’Neal ’34, of Manchester, Vt.; June 26. She was a retired teacher. She taught for several years at the Clark School for the Deaf in Northampton, Mass., and at the Rochester School for the Deaf. She taught third grade in Manchester, Vt., and for seven years was headmistress of the Austine School for the Deaf in Brattleboro, Vt. She once interpreted for Helen Keller. She was a member of numerous local organizations and enjoyed knitting and rug hooking.
Robert L. Smith ’34, of South Freeport, Me.; Aug. 17. He was a retired research engineer for Scott Paper Co. He was an active member of the South Freeport Church, having served as trustee and benefactor of the church’s historic buildings. He enjoyed music, photography, yachting, and woodworking. He is survived by a son, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Paul L. Paulsen ’35, of East Providence; Aug. 3. He was a mechanical engineer with appointments in several industries throughout the United States and Vietnam. In retirement he attained an electrical contractor’s license and pursued this work until his death. He was a member of Hope Congregational Church of East Providence, an active choir member, a Mason for 50 years, and a model-airplane builder. He is survived by daughter, Ann Paulsen Cline ’76; sons Paul ’59 and Jon ’63; six grandchildren, including Erik Paulsen ’83; and six great-grandchildren.
Alcide Santilli ’36, of Albuquerque; June 23. He became a licensed glider pilot in 1932 and flew until he was 92.
Harlan F. Latham ’37, of Greenfield, Mass.; June 26. He was a retired dentist. During World War II he served as a dentist aboard the destroyer-escort U.S.S. Wichita and retired with the rank of commander. He was an active member of the Second Congregational Church of Greenfield, where he served as choir member, deacon, chairman of the ways and means committee, and superintendent of the Sunday school. He enjoyed woodworking, playing the piano, and sailing. He is survived by a daughter; three sons, including Richard ’69; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Mary Cosgrove ’39, of Providence; July 10. She was a retired social worker for Boston Children’s Service. She is survived by a brother.
Wallace Davis Jr. ’41, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; Dec. 24, of heart failure. He was a chemist for the Union Carbide Nuclear Co., publishing more than 150 articles until his retirement in 1982. He was president and board member of the local Friends of the Library, and was a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Institute of Chemists. He tutored high school students in math and chemistry, and lectured at the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge for more than 30 years. He enjoyed gardening and reading. He is survived by his wife, Ruth (601 Florida Ave., Oak Ridge 37830); a son; two daughters; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth Miller Sartz ’42, of Bethlehem, Pa.; July 12. She was a homemaker who enjoyed playing golf and bridge. She is survived by her husband, Jacob, as well as a daughter, a son, three grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Laycock Urguhart ’42, of North Kingstown, R.I.; July 8. She was a teacher in the West Warwick school system until her retirement in 1980 and a member of the Centerville United Methodist Church and Gold Star Wives of America. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
James F. Boyd Jr. ’43, of Narragansett, R.I.; July 8. He was a radiologist retired from the staff of Roger Williams Hospital and South County Hospital. During World War II he served in the U.S Army Air Corps. He was a fellow of the American College of Radiology, a past president of R.I. Roentgen Ray Society, and a member of Sons of the Irish Kings. He enjoyed fishing and cheering the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by three daughters and six grandchildren.
Richard G. Pinkham ’43, of Towson, Md.; July 17, of dementia complications. He was a retired assistant vice president for Central National Bank. During World War II he monitored enemy radio broadcasts in the U.S. Army. He was active in his community and sang in his church choir. He is survived by two sons, a daughter, and five grandchildren.
Norton J. Wolf ’43, of New York City; June 11, of pancreatic cancer. He was an advertising executive for 50 years. He served in the U.S. Naval Air Force. In 1998 he was presented with the Videographers Award of Distinction. He enjoyed gardening and collecting fine wine. He is survived by his wife, Joan (163 E. 62nd St., New York City 10021), as well as a daughter, a son, a stepson, and two grandsons.
Ruth B. Eddy ’44, of Durham, N.C.; July 26. She was a physical-education professor at Duke before retiring in 1985. From 1944 to 1946 she was a Link instrument flight instructor in the U.S. Naval Reserves. She published numerous articles on physical education and enjoyed painting. She was a member of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church. She is survived by her sister and several nieces and nephews.
Jean Bryant Fuller ’44, of Needham, Mass.; June 21. She was a researcher for the Harvard Medical School and a library assistant for the Needham Public Library. She was a member of the Appalachian Mountain Club and the United Methodist Church. She is survived by two daughters, two sons, eight grandchildren, a great-grandson, and a brother, Robert Bryant ’50.
Marjorie Muller Merigeault ’44, of Los Angeles; April 27, of heart failure. She was a homemaker who enjoyed reading, traveling, and spending time with her family. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Purcell (1523 Malcolm Ave., Los Angeles 90024), as well as a son, a granddaughter, and a brother.
Jack A. Wood ’44, of Pocasset, Mass.; July 30. He owned Ivy Packet Co., a packaging-machinery company in Canton, Mass. During World War II he was a U.S. Army B-24 pilot in the Pacific. He was a member of the Norfolk Masonic Lodge. He is survived by a son, two daughters, six grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Stephen D. Cohen ’45, of Charlotte, N.C.; June 27. He was a retired attorney and a member of the R.I. Bar Assoc. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He is survived by a daughter and two grandchildren.
M. Andrew Karnig ’45, of Sweden; July 8, 2006. He was chairman of Andrew Karnig & Associates, a Swedish advertising company. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn, as well as two sons and a daughter, Christiane Engelbrecht ’73.
Philip E. Teschner ’45, of Ormond Beach, Fla.; Aug. 1. He was a retired vice president for Arkwright Insurance of Boston. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. His memberships included St. James Episcopal Church, Oceanside Country Club, Halifax River Yacht Club, Ormond Beach Historical Society, the Newcomen Society, and the Masons. He enjoyed golf, bridge, and time with his family. He is survived by three sons, two granddaughters, and two brothers.
Jacqueline Berger Nemzow ’46, of Providence; July 3, after a long illness. She was a retired kindergarten teacher in the Providence school system and was an active volunteer. She was a member of the National Council of Jewish Women, the Miriam Hospital Ladies Assoc., the Jewish Seniors Agency, and Temple Emanu-El. She is survived by her husband, Simon, as well as a daughter, son Martin ’81, five grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
Beverly Burrows Richards ’46, of Mesa, Ariz.; June 28, of cancer. She was a homemaker and breeder of cocker spaniels. She enjoyed reading, weaving, and listening to classical music. She is survived by a son, two daughters, and six grandchildren.
Humbert B. Masciana ’47, of Valley Stream, N.Y.; April 19.
Robert F. Conley ’48, of Syracuse, N.Y.; July 27. He was a retired regional vice president for Amica Mutual Insurance Co. He was an adjunct professor at LeMoyne College and active with the Brown Alumni Association. He was a past president of the Claim Manager Council of Syracuse, a vestry member and past senior warden of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, and a past chairman of the Diocesan Convention Committee. He also drove for Echo Meals on Wheels. He is survived by his wife, Joan; a daughter; two sons; and seven grandchildren.
Margery Moore Elias ’48, of Barrington, Ill.; June 20. She was co-owner of the custom interior decorating firm Dezign House in Cleveland for 42 years before retiring. She was a member of the Cleveland Music and Drama Club, the Hermit Club, the Cleveland Orchestra, and the Cleveland Chapter of DAR. She served on the Henderson Memorial Library Board. She enjoyed traveling, entertaining, and gardening. She is survived by two daughters and a son.
Norton E. Salk ’48, of Cranston, R.I.; Aug. 3. He was a self-employed architect and an active volunteer. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean conflict. He was a member of the Jewish War Veterans Post #23. He is survived by his wife, Evelyn, and a son, a daughter, a stepson, a stepdaughter, and four grandchildren.
Hugh J. Ungerleider ’48, of Louisville, Ky.; May 11. He was a retired professor at the Univ. of Louisville and a noted dog judge and breeder. He is survived by a sister and several nieces and nephews.
Hazen Y. Mathewson ’49, of Rutland, Vt.; June 20. He was a retired vice president of Factory Point National Bank in Manchester Ctr., Vt. He was active in several organizations, including Kiwanis and the Boy Scouts of America. He was a former justice of the peace and enjoyed photography, traveling, and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Margot, and four sons and eight grandchildren.
Norman A. Moreau ’49, of Venice, Fla.; July 7, of lung cancer. He was a retired vice president and general manager of the glass operation division of GTE’s lighting department in New Hampshire. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the National Society of Professional Engineers. Numerous inventions and patents are credited to his name. He enjoyed tennis, travel, and bicycling. He is survived by his wife, Marion (464 Fairway Isles Dr., Venice 34285), as well as two sons, a daughter, and two granddaughters.
Daniel F. Norwood ’49, of Concord, Calif.; May 7. He was a retired sales manager. During his sales career he was employed by several companies, including the Chrysler Corp., Volvo Import Inc., and NAPA Automotive. He enjoyed gardening, reading, and football. He is survived by three daughters, two sons, twenty grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Joyce Antonopoulos Bergerson ’50, of Hollis, N.H.; June 23. She was a retired executive administrative assistant. She enjoyed skiing, knitting, gardening, traveling, and playing the piano. She is survived by a son, two grandchildren, and four sisters.
Henry Bialecki ’50, of Cheshire, Conn.; Dec. 5, 2006, after a long illness. He is survived by his wife, Rita.
Gene S. Billik ’50, of Livingston, N.J., and Boca Raton, Fla.; May 29, of cancer. He was vice president of William Grant & Sons Inc., a liquor importer in New Jersey. He is survived by a son, a daughter, and six grandsons.
Phyllis Grover Byers ’50, of Duluth, Minn.; June 27. She was a community volunteer serving as a board member of the Alcohol and Beverage Board, the Northwood Children’s Home, the Red Cross, and the Junior League. She was a member of the Kitchi Gammi Club, the Northland Country Club, and Lakeside Presbyterian Church. She enjoyed books, big-band music, playing bridge, and technology. She is survived by a son, two daughters, and five grandchildren.
Richard E. Coburn ’50 of Randolph, Mass.; July 10, of Alzheimer’s disease. A retired assistant superintendent of schools in Randolph, he was also the former president of Randolph Kiwanis and the Mass. Assoc. of School Business Officials, as well as a town member of the finance, board of recreation, and school committees. He is survived by his wife, Carol, and three sons, three daughters, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and brother Warren Coburn ’51.
Giles B. Powell ’50, of Middleton, Mass.; May 8.
David O. Price ’50, of Mountville, Pa.; July 5, of heart failure. He was director of purchasing for RCA Corp. until he retired in 1985. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. His memberships included St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Columbia Lodge #286 F&AM, where he was secretary. He enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine, as well as a son, a daughter, and five grandchildren.
Bruce M. Senior ’50, of Lancaster, Pa.; July 17. He was a retired general manager of Armstrong World Industries in Lancaster. A member of the Church of Apostles, he enjoyed sports, music, dancing, and travel. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, as well as a daughter, son Jeffrey ’81, and four grandchildren.
Haig Varadian ’50, of Cranston, R.I.; June 21. He was an administrator at Cranston High School East and West, and principal of Park View Junior High School until he retired in 1990. His career spanned 41 years in Cranston, where he coached the wrestling team to several state championships from 1950 to 1961. He was named R.I. Wrestling Coach of the Year five times and was honored to have the Park View Junior High School track named after him. Labeled the “Father of Rhode Island Wrestling,” he founded the R.I. Interscholastic League’s Wrestling Program in the early 1950s, served on the Principals Committee on Athletics and the Council of the NE Principals’ Assoc., was executive director of all NE high school sports championships, and was inducted into the R.I. Heritage Hall of Fame, the R.I Wrestling Hall of Fame, the NE Wrestling Hall of Fame, the Cranston Hall of Fame, and the Cranston High School Hall of Fame. He was chosen U.S.A. Wrestling Man of the Year in 1988, and was an alternate official for the 1960 Olympic games. In 1974 he received the Presidential Citation for outstanding service in the International People to People Program. He is survived by his wife, Anahid, as well as a son, two daughters, and six grandchildren. Marilyn Polansky Billik ’51, of Livingston, N.J., and Boca Raton, Fla.; April 18, of lung cancer. She is survived by a son, a daughter, and six grandsons.
Theodore R. Petrecca ’51, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of North Providence, R.I.; July10. He was a retired caseworker for the R.I. Department of Children, Youth, and Families. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was a member of the St. Lawrence Council Knights of Columbus and the Smithfield Rod and Gun Club. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Norman H. Whittle ’51, of Newark, Del.; Dec. 25, 2006. He was an engineer with the DuPont Co. for 40 years, supervising projects in the United States and Europe until he retired in 1991. He was co-CFO and secretary of Prison Ministries of Delaware Inc., an organization helping ex-offenders re-enter society. He also hosted international students and introduced them to the United States. He was a member of the Aldersgate, Newark, and Peniel United Methodist churches, where he was administrative board member, committee chair, finance committee member, and head usher. An avid sportsman, he coached local baseball and football teams and was a member of two bowling leagues. He is survived by his wife, Fay, and two sons and four grandchildren.
Robert J. Boragine ’52, of Annapolis, Md., and formerly Cumberland, R.I.; July 17. He was the chief of radiology for Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro, Mass., and had his own practice for many years before retiring to Maryland in 1997. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, playing bridge, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, as well as a son, two daughters, and three grandchildren.
Jacqueline Vestal Bywaters ’52, of Glastonbury, Conn.; July 13. She was a homemaker and active community volunteer. She was a member of the Historical Society of Glastonbury and the Handweavers Guild of Connecticut, and was a Daughter of the Mayflower. Phi Beta Kappa. She was an accomplished spinner who spun, carded, and dyed wools with homegrown plants for knitting and weaving. She enjoyed hiking, swimming, gardening, and traveling. She is survived by two daughters, two sons, and seven grandchildren.
Walter A. Littlefield Jr. ’52, of Flat Rock, N.C.; July 26, of cancer. He was a residential contractor and architectural designer until he retired in 1988. He loved theater and appeared in two off-Broadway productions. During the Korean War he was an agent in the U.S. Army’s Military Intelligence Service. He was active in town politics, serving as library trustee and on several building committees, and writing speeches for political candidates. He is survived by his wife, Judith, and a daughter.
Donald M. Sennott ’52, of Providence; July 18. He was a special-projects assistant for the late John H. Chafee for 25 years, involved with veterans affairs, active-duty military concerns, and foreign affairs. He was a U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant during the Korean War. He was a member of the R.I. Squash Racquets Assoc. and the Boston Tennis and Racquet Club. He served on the board of the University Club in Providence. He is survived by his wife, Claire, as well as a son, three daughters, and five grandchildren.
Joan Stapelton Hall ’53, of Hyde Park, Vt.; Aug. 16, of a stroke. She was a retired mathematics teacher for the Simsbury, Conn., public school system and a tutor at Central Vermont Community College. She was a member of the Second Congregational Church in Hyde Park and enjoyed sewing, kayaking, hiking, and skiing. She is survived by her husband, Wesley ’51; three daughters, including Gwendolyn Hall-Smith ’84 AM; and three grandchildren.
Marilyn Spielmacher Hirsh ’53, of Barrington, R.I.; June 24, of leukemia. She helped manage the family business, The Lobster Pot, in Bristol, R.I. She was a member of the R.I. Country Club. She is survived by her husband, Richard; a son; daughter Jennifer Hirsh-Ryan of 6 Driftwood Dr., Barrington 02806; and three grandchildren.
John E. Sinclair ’53, of Charleston, S.C.; Aug. 8. He was a retired U.S. Marine colonel. He served a Vietnam tour in 1968 and was awarded the Legion of Merit and the Bronze Star. He retired from the marines in 1978 and served as a golf-course marshal and customer-service agent for Palmetto Dunes Resort. He is survived by his wife, Loretta, as well as a son, three stepdaughters, a stepson, and nine grandchildren.
Andrew K. Smith ’55, of Evergreen, Colo.; June 9, of lung cancer. He was the founder, chairman, and CEO of Evergreen Oil Co., which is now managed and operated by his two sons. His oil industry career spanned more than 50 years. In 1969, along with two partners, he pioneered self-service gasoline sales under the name Autotronic Systems Inc., serving as marketing vice president and helping grow the company to more than 400 self-service gas stations in 25 states over three years. An avid golfer, he was one of the longest-standing members of Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, served on the tournament committee, the Colorado Open Golf Committee, and was founder and president of the Hiwan Men’s Golf Association. He held several professional titles, including president of the Colorado Petroleum Marketers Assoc., director of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America, and president of the Denver Oilmen’s Club. He was involved in several charities. He is survived by his wife, Melony (30880 St. Andrews Ln., Evergreen 80439), as well as two sons, two daughters, and eight grandchildren.
Phyllis Rannacher Dodson ’56, of Santa Barbara, Calif.; June 5, of leukemia. She was a travel writer and editor with Trans Pacific Special Interest Tours, where she managed travel guides for American Airlines. In addition to freelance writing, she was very involved as a community volunteer, serving on the boards of the Citizens Planning Assoc., the League of Women Voters, the Friends of the Santa Barbara Library, and the Junior League. She is survived by her husband, Edward (4411 Via Cayente, Santa Barbara 93110), as well as a daughter, three sons, and three grandchildren.
Margaret Egan ’56, of Frankford, Del.; June 4. She was an executive assistant to the superintendent of the Montgomery County public schools of Maryland until she retired in 1991. She is survived by a brother, a niece, and several nephews.
Francis J. Henry ’56, of Warwick, R.I.; Aug. 17. He was an engineer at the Naval Underwater Systems Center in Newport, R.I., and at the Navy Sea Systems Command in Arlington, Va., until he retired in 1986. He served in the U.S. Merchant Marines as a radio operator and as a recalled reservist during the Korean War on the U.S.S. Endicott. He was a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the U.S. Naval Institute, the Tin Can Sailors, the Gallops Island Radio Assn., the Knights of Columbus, and the Secular Franciscan Order. He is survived by his wife, Louise, and a daughter and three granddaughters.
Lloyd C. Lanphere ’57, of Madison, Ala.; July 27. He was a retired district manager for Crucible Materials Corp., formerly the Crucible Steel Co. of America. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a former chairman of the North Alabama Society of Manufacturing Engineers and was active in several Madison civic committees. He enjoyed genealogy and history, and wrote a book on the Civil War skirmish in Madison. He is survived by his wife, Jacki, as well as a brother and several nieces and nephews.
Michael S. Hinebaugh ’58, of Morehead City, N.C.; June 25. He was a commodities research analyst. He served in the U.S. Army Military Intelligence Service from 1958 to 1962. He is survived by two daughters and a brother.
Warner E. Poor ’58, of Revere, Mass.; Aug. 4, 2006.
Thomas M. Nathan ’59, of Albany, N.Y.; Aug. 7, of injuries due to an accident. He was a retired employee of the New York State Department of Social Services. He was a member of Congregation Beth Emeth, serving as board member and chairman for six years. He is survived by his wife, Hope; a daughter; two sons; a stepdaughter; two stepsons; two grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and brothers Richard ’57 and William ’64.
John C. MacKenzie ’60, of Brewster, Mass.; July 4. After serving aboard the U.S.S. Moale and being honorably discharged with the rank of Lt. (jg), he began building authentic post-and-beam homes in Massachusetts, which led to the restoration work on many old houses including the Benjamin Nye Homestead and the Museum in East Sandwich, as well as Cammett House and the Crosby Boat Shop in Osterville, the Josiah Dennis Manse in Dennis, the Harris-Black House in Brewster and the Haley House on Isles of Shoals, Maine. In the early 1970’s he restored a 1910 22-foot Wilton Crosby catboat named Maggie and sailed her along the New England coast. He is survived by his wife, Jane, as well as two daughters, a son, three grandchildren, two brothers, including Ralph MacKenzie ’65 and sister Suzanne MacKenzie ’82.
Stephen I. Munzer ’60, of New York City; July 3, of lymphoma. He was a founding partner in the law firm Munzer & Saunders LLP. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1965 to 1975 and was admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1974. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, son John ’90, daughter Margaret Loeb ’94, and a grandson.
Susan Wynn McNair ’62, of Brewster, Mass., formerly of Waterbury, Conn.; June 25, after a long struggle with brain cancer. She was a systems analyst for Aetna Insurance in Hartford, Conn., before retiring to the Cape. She was a member of the Junior League of Waterbury for many years and an active volunteer for several Waterbury activities. She was also a trustee of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster. She is survived by her husband, John ’61, as well as a daughter, a son, and a granddaughter.
William R. Dolby ’63, of Prescott, Ariz.; Jan. 26.
George W. Asher Jr. ’67, of Watsonville, Calif.; July 12, of a heart attack. He was the owner of Togo Eatery in Watsonville. He earlier worked for Tandem Computers in Cupertino, Calif., and enjoyed computer programming. He is survived by his wife, Carole, two daughters, and four sons.
Richard J. Harrington ’70, ’75 ScM, of Chichester, England; July 26, of kidney cancer. He was a managing director for Quay Systems Ltd. in Chichester. He was a member of the British Computer Society, Mensa, and the Engineering Council. He served as treasurer of the Brown Club of the United Kingdom. He is survived by his wife, Julie (Dormers, Delling Lane, Bosham, Chichester, West Sussex PO 18 8 NR, England); two daughters; and his mother, Catherine Harrington.
Karen Kirby Leroy ’72, of Dallas, Tex.; July 19. She was an actuary and executive with several insurance companies and consulting firms in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area. From 1975 to 1982 she was an assistant professor of mathematics at both the Univ. of Maryland and Central Connecticut College. Phi Beta Kappa. She was a fellow in the Society of Actuaries and served as president of Southwest Actuaries. She is survived by her husband, Robert; two sons, including Christian ’02; and a brother and a sister.
Stephen B. Whitman ’72 of Billerica, Mass.; June 27. He was a management consultant with Robert E. Nolan Co. in Connecticut. A former Eagle Scout, he was involved with the Boy Scouts of America, serving as a pack leader. He is survived by his wife, Martine, as well as two sons, a daughter, brother David Whitman ’70, and a sister.
Robert Buckalew ’75, of Anchorage, Alaska; July 31. He was employed as a record clerk at the Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Program in Anchorage. He enjoyed hockey and baseball. He is survived by his parents, Seaborn and Marcella Buckalew, and a brother.
Richard M. Tucker ’78, of Wenatchee, Wash.; May 26, after a car accident. He was an infectious-disease specialist and medical director for quality and education at the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center. He was working with an African relief organization to develop a vaccine program and health care delivery system for villages ravaged by AIDS and HIV. He is survived by his wife, Malia; two daughters; his mother, Maureen Tucker; a brother; four sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
Jeffrey G. Levinson ’79, of Tulsa, Okla.; June 27, of cancer. He practiced commercial and real estate law in the Tulsa area. He was a member of the Oklahoma and Florida Bar associations, and Temple Israel. He was a chair of the community-relations committee of the Jewish Federation of Tulsa from 1991 to 1996. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; a son; a daughter; his parents, Silvan and Harriet Levinson; a sister, Kay Gurtin’83; and a brother.
Jeffrey L. Siegel ’80, ’83 MD, of Old Westbury, N.Y.; July 6, of a car accident. He was a pulmonary specialist and attending physician at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. He was a trustee of the hospital’s Medical Staff Society and the Shelter Rock Jewish Center. He was an avid golfer and serious sports fan. He is survived by his wife, Louise, and three daughters.
Danielle A. Parks ’88, of Ontario, Canada; July 31. She was an associate professor of classics at Brock Univ. She was instrumental in launching Brock’s Master of Arts program and was its first graduate director. She received numerous awards for her archeological work in Cyprus and published a 2005 book on the Roman coinage of Cyprus. She was on the committees of Canadian American Schools of Oriental Research and the Archaeological Institute of America. She is survived by her husband, William Meredith; her parents, Linda and Michael Parks; and two brothers.
Reid E. Smith ’91, of Bellingham, Wash.; June 15, of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was a financial analyst. In 1990, he was a First-Team All-Ivy football pick, and in 2003 he was named to the Brown Football All-Decade Team in 2003. He was an accomplished classical pianist and enjoyed skiing and cycling. He is survived by his wife, Emily; two sons; his mother, Marcia; a brother; and two sisters.
Lisa M. Harris ’93, of Los Angeles; April 8. She taught at Beverly Hills High School. She is survived by her parents, Arthur and Tanis Harris; two children; and a brother.
Wade B. Rogers ’94, of Asheville, N.C.; June 22, after a long illness. He was the founder and president of Translucent-Fleetman, a software and computer-consulting firm. He enjoyed hiking and camping, and once hiked the Appalachian Trail alone in less than five months. He is survived by his parents, Dr. Larry and Harriet Rogers, as well as two sisters, two brothers, a stepmother, and a stepsister.
Raymond H. Ellison ’48 AM, of East Longmeadow, Mass.; July 2. He taught for 30 years at the High School of Commerce in Springfield, Mass., until retiring in 1985. He was a member of the East Longmeadow United Methodist Church, where he’d served as choir member, lay leader, Sunday school teacher, chair of the Council of Ministries Administrative Board, and coordinator for the Council of Churches Emergency Fuel Fund. He also was a member of the Springfield Teacher’s Union. He is survived by three brothers, including Herbert ’60 PhD, and several nieces and nephews.
Lois A. Loewenthal ’54 PhD, of Middletown, Conn.; April 12. She was a retired professor of biology at the Univ. of Michigan. She is survived by a sister.
Samuel A. Elder ’56 PhD, of Annapolis, Md.; July 27, of cancer. He was a retired U.S. Naval Academy physics professor. He was a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America. He wrote several articles on hurricanes and recently published, The God Who Makes Things Happen: Physical Reality and the Word of God. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia, as well as six daughters, fifteen grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and two brothers.
Eugene Bell ’54 PhD, of Boston; June 22. He was professor emeritus of biology at MIT and a leader in the field of tissue engineering. In 1991 he founded TEI Biosciences Inc. in Boston and held the positions of chief science officer and member of its board of directors. He held more than 40 U.S. and foreign patents and was the author of more than 200 scientific papers on tissue engineering. In 2003 he was awarded the Biotechnology Achievement of the Year Award from the NYU School of Medicine. He is survived by his wife, Millicent ’54 PhD.
Leone P. Cargill ’61 MAT, of Middletown, R.I.; Sept. 4.
Jean M. Berard ’66 MAT, of Swansea, Mass.; July 2. He was a French teacher at the Old Rochester Regional High School in Mattapoisett for 29 years, retiring in 1986. He served in the U.S. Army. A parishioner of St. Dominic Church, he was very active in the church choir and served as Eucharistic minister. He is survived by a brother and several nieces and nephews.
Malise C. Dick ’66 AM, of Greenbelt, Md.; June 10, of a heart attack. He was a transportation economist with the World Bank, designing railway and port projects in the United Kingdom, West and East Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean. He retired in 1995. As a consultant and adjunct professor, he taught international finance at the Univ. of Oklahoma from 1998 to 1999, and at the Univ. of Maryland from 1999 to 2005. He was a member of the World Bank–International Monetary Fund’s International Photographic Society and the Forum on Science and Technology for Sustainability, and an organizer for the Green Man Festival of Greenbelt, which included environmental films and art exhibits. He is survived by his wife, Eugenia, and a stepson.
Jay A. Newman ’69 AM, of Ontario, Canada; June 17, of cancer. He was a professor of philosophy at the Univ. of Guelph in Ontario. He is the author of eleven books on the subjects of religion, family, technology, and mass culture. He held visiting professorships at several universities and served as past president of the Canadian Theological Society. In 1995 he was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and in 2001 was awarded the Univ. of Guelph’s President’s Distinguished Professor Award.
Lawrence F. Karr ’71 PhD, of Washington, D.C.; Aug. 6, of cancer. He was a computer consultant to the National Park Service contributing to the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. He previously was an archivist at the American Film Institute. He was instrumental in establishing a database of survivors for the Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C., and in Tel Aviv. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen (1916 Biltmore St. NW, Washington 20009), daughter Suzanne K. Schmidt ’01; a son; his father, Frank J. Karr; and two sisters.
John M. Roderick ’72 PhD, of Vernon, Conn.; Aug. 6, after a battle with leukemia. He was a professor of English at the Univ. of Hartford and chairman of the university’s Hillyer College English department from 1998 to 2006. In 1996 he received the Univ. of Hartford’s Roy E. Larson Award for Excellence in Teaching and was named Connecticut Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the National Council for the Advancement and Support of Education. In addition to teaching, he was published by several newspapers, journals, and magazines. He was named Poet of the Year by the New England Association of Teachers of English in 1984. His book, Shell Keepers, was published by the Connecticut River Press in 2006. He is survived by his wife, Rosann, as well as a son, two granddaughters, and his parents, John and Florence Roderick.
Irene McKenzie Lathrop ’76 AM, of Providence; Oct. 2, 2006. She was the director of library services for Lifespan and Women & Infants Hospital until retiring in 2002. She was elected to Beta Phi Mu, a library honor society, and was part of the Leadership List of the Hospital Library Section of the Medical Library Assoc. and a distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals. She was published in several library and academic publications. She was active in various professional organizations, including serving as president of the R.I. Chapter of the Special Libraries Assoc. She is survived by her husband, John, and four daughters and six grandchildren.
Nathalie Buchet Rogers Ritchey ’93 PhD of Westwood, Mass.; May 24, of stomach cancer. She was a professor of French at Wellesley College. She was the author of several books and wrote numerous articles on 19th- and 20th-century French literature and culture. She enjoyed traveling. She is survived by her husband, James; her parents, Jean-Claude and Nelly Buchet; two daughters; a son; two stepsons; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
August Zabbo ’80 MD, of Warwick, R.I.; Aug. 6. He worked at University Urological Associates in Providence and had been a Brown associate professor since 1996. He was chief of urology at the V.A. Medical Center and director of lithotripsy services at Rhode Island Hospital. He was a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, served on the board of advisors to the Mass./R.I. Chapter of the National Kidney Foundation, and was a member of the American Medical Assoc., the American Urological Assoc., the American Assoc. of Clinical Urologists, and the R.I. Organ Donor Awareness Coalition, where he served as chairman. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen, as well as three sons and a grandson.