Maurice K. Cutler '32, of Hollywood, Fla.; Aug. 20. A retired dentist, he was a member of the Kiwanis Club and enjoyed fishing, gardening, sculpting, ballroom dancing, and the stock market. He is survived by his wife, Gladys, a son, two daughters, eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Samuel Sloan Jr. '34, of Florence, Mass.; Mar. 1. He was employed at the Long Island Lighting Co. in Mineola, N.Y., for 39 years as sales manager, advertising and promotion manager, and director of special events. His civic activities included serving as a director on the board of the YMCA of Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island for 30 years, as chairman of the advisory board for the Salvation Army of Nassau County for 30 years, and as a church vestry member at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Greenport, N.Y., where he lived before moving to Florence. In Florence he was a congregant of St. John's Episcopal Church and a choir member for ten years. He enjoyed sailing, golfing, and storytelling. He is survived by his wife, Inge, a son, three daughters, and five grandchildren.
Wallace P. Bishop '35, of Townsend, Mass.; Feb. 23. He was a retired professor of Latin American history at Northeastern Univ. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and landed in the second attack wave on Omaha Beach on D-Day. He enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by a son, three granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren.
Joseph B. Grossman '35, of Quincy, Mass.; Dec. 11, of Alzheimer's. He was part of the third generation to run Grossman's Lumber Co. He began there as a salesman and worked as a supervisor until the company was bought out by Evans Products Co. in 1969. He served as director of the Home Owners Federal Savings and Loan for 46 years. He was active with the Quincy and New England councils of Boy Scouts of America, which honored him with the Silver Beaver and Silver Antelope awards. He is survived by a daughter; four grandchildren, including Andy Molinsky '90; and five great-grandchildren.
Esther Hoogasian Manian '35, of North Attleboro, Mass.; Apr. 15. She was a retired social worker for the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in Washington, D.C. She is survived by three sons, including Peter '65; four grandchildren, including Daniel Manian '06 and Jeffrey Manian '09; two sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
Dorothy Rawcliffe Brown '37, of Rumford, R.I.; Dec. 5. She worked for the Rhode Island Department of Employment Security for ten years. She was a member of the Wannamoisett Country Club in Rumford. She is survived by a son and three grandsons.
Gladyce Davis '37, of Warwick, R.I.; Apr. 11. She was a retired Rhode Island social worker. She was a member of Temple Torat Yisrael, the Women's Assoc. of Miriam Hospital, Hadassah, and the Council of Jewish Women. She enjoyed playing bridge and traveling. She is survived by a brother and two sisters.
William E. Ryan '37, of Los Altos, Calif.; Apr. 10. He was a sales manager with United Airlines, retiring in 1981 with the title of Director of Government Affairs in California. He served in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Navy Reserves for 23 years. He saw action in the Korean War and earned the Distinguished Flying Cross and four air medals. After retiring, he volunteered at the American Cancer Society and enjoyed playing golf, gardening, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Sally, a son, three stepchildren, and eight grandchildren.
Barbara Barningham McNally '38, of Wakefield, R.I.; Nov. 2. She is survived by her husband, Peter.
Charles B. Round '38, of West Kingstown, R.I.; Apr. 1. He was a surgeon at Kent County Memorial Hospital in Warwick, where he served a term as chief of surgery. He also maintained a private practice for more than 40 years until his retirement. He worked briefly as a school physician for the Warwick School Department. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Ambulance Corps in Europe, attaining the rank of captain. He was a member of the University Club, the Hope Club, the Warwick Country Club, the American Medical Assoc., and the Rhode Island Medical Society. He was a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is survived by a daughter, five sons, ten grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
William L. Carter '39, of Milwaukee; Mar. 11. He worked for the Harnischfeger Corp. in Milwaukee for 32 years, retiring as executive vice president of finance and administration. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Mary; four sons, including Thomas '70, Anthony '72, Daniel '78; a daughter; 11 grandchildren; and a sister.
Louis E. Hanna '39, of Cumberland, R.I.; Apr. 18. He was a family physician in Pawtucket for 44 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in the Pacific. He was a Fellow of the American College of Family Physicians and a member of the American, Rhode Island, and Pawtucket medical societies, as well as a member of the Pawtucket Country Club. He is survived by his wife, Gloria, two daughters, three grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, two sisters, and a brother.
Virginia Carey Watson '39, of Accomac, Va.; Feb. 26. She served as a Red Cross director overseas during World War II and throughout Europe. After the war, she worked at Lord & Taylor in New York City. She was a member of the F-Street Club, the Burning Tree Country Club, the Society of Cincinnati, and the Army and Navy Club. She is survived by two daughters and four grandchildren.
Robert Cole '40, of Jupiter, Fla.; Feb. 28. He was a retired executive vice president of McCann-Erickson. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. After retiring, he volunteered with the International Executive Services Corp. He is survived by a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.
Mary Skaggs Cummer '40, of Huntsville, Ala.; Apr. 4. She was a retired journalist for the Chicago Tribune. During World War II she served in the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) and chronicled her experiences for the Library of Congress Veterans History Project. After a year's sabbatical exploring Europe, she returned to the United States to work for a travel agency and traveled for 20 years with her husband until his death. She then settled in Huntsville. She was a charter member and officer of the Alabama Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, and a member of the Huntsville Museum of Art Guild, the Friends of the Library, and St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Phi Beta Kappa. She was an avid reader, was fluent in French, and enjoyed needlework. She is survived by two sisters-in-law, a niece, and a nephew.
Edouard A. Lesperance '40, of West Warwick, R.I.; Feb. 27. He was a retired statistician for Manufacturers Mutual Fire Insurance Co., in Providence, now known as Allendale Insurance. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. As an accomplished violinist, he was a former member of the Peloquin Chorale and a member of the Sts. John and James Parish. He is survived by a daughter, a sister, and several nieces and nephews.
Benjamin J. Sano '40, of Lynn, Mass.; Mar. 1, after a long illness. He worked at General Electric as a machine operator and union steward for 40 years. He enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with his family. He is survived by two daughters, three sons, 12 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a brother, and a sister.
Donald E. Tefft '40, of Roswell, Ga.; Jan. 25. He was a retired reinsurance broker with Guy Carpenter & Company in Atlanta. He is survived by his wife, Helen, two sons, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
M. Elizabeth Van Arsdale Tewksbury '40, of Elizabethtown, Pa.; Apr. 6. She was a retired nurse from Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. She was a member of the DAR and an avid reader, and she enjoyed politics and bridge. She is survived by two daughters and a granddaughter.
Earle B. Dane Jr. '41, of Lyme, Conn.; Mar. 5. He worked for the Bureau of Business Practice in Waterford, Conn. He earlier was a production manager for Voltarc Tubes in Norwalk, Conn., and moved to Lyme in 1978. After retiring, he was a tutor for Literacy Volunteers of America. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. As a Marine reservist, he was called to duty during the Korean War and retired after 25 years as a lieutenant colonel. He was a board member and two-time president of the Old Lyme Library, a member of the town Zoning Board of Appeals, chairman of the Republican Town Committee, and a member of the Old Lyme Country Club. He also served as a justice of the peace for several years. He is survived by his wife, Florence, a son, a daughter, two grandchildren, and a sister.
Mary Emerson Adams '42, of Columbia, S.C.; Apr. 7. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Avon Park (S.C.), the Avon Park Bridge Club, the Gourmet Club, and the Avon Park Chapter of the Red Hat Society. She is survived by a daughter, five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Johnson Hassel '42, of Shelter Island Heights, N.Y.; July 3, 2006. She is survived by daughter Jennifer Green '65, PO Box 111, South Woodstock, Conn. 06267.
Gordon G. Hurt '42, of Alpharetta, Ga.; Mar. 3. He was a retired president of Stanton Magnetics in Plainview, Long Island. Before becoming president of Stanton, he was president of the Magnavox Division of Phillips and, earlier, vice president of advertising and promotion at Zenith. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Charles Carroll. He is survived by his wife, Byrnice, three daughters and four grandchildren.
Leland W. Jones '42, of Vero Beach, Fla., formerly of Warwick, R.I.; Apr. 3. He was a retired surgeon. In 1954, he founded and directed the first catheterization laboratory in Rhode Island, at the Miriam Hospital, and in 1955 performed the first successful open-heart operation in New England. As an assistant to the chief of thoracic surgery at National Jewish Hospital in Denver, Colo., he assisted in the world's third open-heart surgery. He founded the division of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital, where he was elected president of the medical staff and appointed a trustee. He founded the division of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery at Roger Williams Hospital, where in 1971 the staff honored him as outstanding attending surgeon and teacher. He also cofounded the Rhode Island Interagency Council on Smoking and Health. From 1992 to 1998, he co-owned and operated his family's business, Jones Moving & Storage, in Providence. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a flight surgeon. His memberships included 16 national professional societies, as well as the Navy League of America, the Rotary Club of Providence, the East Greenwich and Barrington yacht clubs, and the Rhode Island Country Club. He was a past president of the Rhode Island affiliate of the American Heart Assoc. and was honored by the association in 1997 as a pioneer in heart surgery. He enjoyed swimming and sailing. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; five daughters, including Elizabeth Jones '80; five sons; two stepsons; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Arthur W. Drew Jr. '43, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Mar. 15. He was president of Colberts Security Services Inc. until 1980, when he became chairman of the board and then retired after Wells Fargo Security Services Inc. acquired Colberts. He was also a certified polygraph examiner and consulted with various local, state, and federal agencies throughout New England until he retired in 1992. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a commanding officer, then became an NROTC instructor at Dartmouth before transferring to the Naval Intelligence Branch of the Active Reserve Program, where he remained until he retired from the Navy in 1956. He was an active member of St. Luke's Church in East Greenwich and was an avid saltwater fisherman. He is survived by two sons, including Stephen '74; two daughters, including Donna Drew Sherman '66; a stepson; a stepdaughter; 12 grandchildren, including Kathryn Sherman '92; and five great-grandchildren.
Russell W. Sloan '43, of Sun City Center, Fla., formerly of Lake Forest, Ill., and Wynnewood, Pa.; Mar. 26, of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. He was the senior vice president of John Wanamaker department stores (later Macy's) in Philadelphia. He was an elected elder of Lake Forest Presbyterian Church and a trustee of the Bryn Mawr (Pa.) Presbyterian Church. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed photography, ornithology, travel, and books. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, four daughters, three stepchildren, and 12 grandchildren.
Harry F. Stevens '43, of San Diego; Mar. 20. He was a retired engineer. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Indianapolis and in Okinawa. He is survived by a brother, two grandchildren, and many friends.
John F. Buchman '44, of Canton, Ohio; Apr. 13, of a stroke. He was a partner with Day, Ketterer, Raley, Wright & Rybolt in Canton for 45 years, retiring in 1999. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Anne, of 1040 Knollwood Rd. NW, Canton 44708, as well as two daughters and two sons, including William '87.
Chandler E. Swallow Jr. '44, of St. Michaels, Md.; Feb. 29, of congestive heart failure. He was a retired systems engineer for Sperry Univac. He served in the U.S. Navy, commanding three ships, and was awarded the Legion of Merit. He enjoyed sailing, painting, and music. He is survived by his wife, Edith, a son, three daughters, and 12 grandchildren.
Mary Samoorian Vican '44, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Nov. 9. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, and six grandchildren.
Carl L. Becker '46, of Santa Clara, Calif.; May 16, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Ruth.
Lloyd M. DeBoer '46, of Sun City, Ariz.; Oct. 15. He is survived by his wife, Virginia.
Betty Bleich Gluck '46, of Newton, Mass.; Mar. 1. She was the retired vice president of Fitwel Dress Co. in Avon, Mass. She was earlier a window dresser for Jordan Marsh department stores. She was a gifted seamstress and needlepoint artist. She is survived by a son, two daughters, two grandchildren, and a sister.
George Hagemeister '46, of Cutchogue, N.Y., formerly of Sparta, N.J.; Mar. 7. He was senior vice president of community development at Gannett Outdoor Advertising until his retirement in 1992. From 1962 to 1974 he served as a councilman in Sparta and was mayor from 1968 to 1971. The current Sparta Public Library was built under his tenure. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a torpedo man on several submarines. He was president of the New Jersey Outdoor Advertising Assoc. and director of the Outdoor Advertising Assoc. of America. He was a board member of Lakeland Savings Bank and Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Paterson, N.J. He served on various committees and executive boards of the New Jersey League of Municipalities. In 1972 he was unanimously elected president of the league and was active until his death. After retiring, he served as chairman of the New Jersey division of the Highway Users Assoc. and was on Lady Bird Johnson's highway beautification campaign. He was also a tour guide for the Cutchogue Historical Society. He is survived by a daughter, a son, three grandchildren, and a sister.
Kenneth W. Macdonald '46, of Bay Village, Ohio; July 31, 2007. He was the director of international sales for Scott & Fetzer in Cleveland until his retirement in 1991. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a daughter, four sons, eight grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
John A. Nelson '46, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; Mar. 24, of leukemia. He was an electrical engineer with Westinghouse for 31 years and retired in 1988. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and was an avid coin and bayonet collector. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, a daughter, two sons, and four stepchildren.
Harry J. Pause '46, of Englewood, Fla.; Feb. 12. He was a retired meteorologist for the National Weather Service. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Englewood Elks Lodge, and the American Legion Post. He is survived by a daughter, four grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and a brother.
Daniel C. Wadsworth '46, of Pinehurst, N.C.; Mar. 1. He was a former partner at a New York stock exchange firm and retired vice president of Empire of America Bank. He was a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and worked as a tax consultant. His many titles included commander of American Legion Post #78, president of the City Club of Buffalo, director of the Construction Trades of Western New York, president of Scalp and Blade, and director of the Cherry Hill Golf Club in Ridgeway, Ontario. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, the Korean War, the Cuban Crisis, and in the U.S. Air Force Reserves at Niagara Falls. He enjoyed playing bridge and golf and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. He is survived by his wife, Judith, three sons, four daughters, 13 grandchildren, and a sister.
James E. Brophy '47, of Murrysville, Pa.; Feb. 23, after an illness. He was the retired owner/operator of Olander & Brophy Inc., a wholesale pump company in Pittsburgh. He was an active member of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Murrysville and served on several committees for the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, three daughters, a son, two grandsons, a step-grandson, five great-grandchildren, and sister Anna Brophy '49.
Joan Fitzgerald Golrick '47, of Danielson, Conn.; Apr. 23. She was a former research assistant employed at the Rockefeller Institute (N.Y.), Walter Reed Army Medical Center (Washington, D.C.), and the Worcester Foundation for Experimental Biology (Shrewsbury, Mass.), until she retired in 1989. An avid supporter of Brown, she received the Brown Bear Award in 1992 and served as a class officer and as secretary and treasurer on various fund-raisers and campaigns. She was also involved in civic service as a member of the Inland Wetlands Commission, the Quinnebaug Valley Community College Scholarship committee, Caring Families, Girl Scouts of America, and as a lector at St. James Church. She is survived by four daughters; four sons, including Michael '75; 17 grandchildren, including Gregory Golrick '02; and one great-grandchild.
Beatrice Asadorian Kougasian '47, of Cranston, R.I.; Apr. 5, after an extended illness. She worked at Brown for a short time before her marriage. She taught the violin, serving as an instructor with the Rhode Island Young People's Symphony, the Moses Brown and Wheeler schools in Providence, and the Pawtucket A-Tempo Program. She served as a concertmistress at Brown and at Classical High School and on the board of directors of the YWCA of Providence. She was a member of the Armenian Euphrates Evangelical Church and Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, both of Providence. She is survived by her husband, Peter, a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, her sister Florence Dulgarian '45, and two nephews, including Grant Dulgarian '69.
Vincent F. Lang '47, of Rochester, N.Y.; Nov. 15. He was a design engineer at Eastman Kodak until his retirement in 1983. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy, two daughters, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
George H. Lenning '47, of Ashland, Ky.; Mar. 29. He operated a Frigidaire dealership for more than two decades, followed by a successful career with several national heating and refrigeration companies until he retired in the mid-1980s. He served as an executive officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He enjoyed travel, riverboat cruises, and his family. He is survived by his wife, Faye, two sons, five daughters, 11 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
Constance Henry Mellor '47, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Feb. 28. She was a nursing instructor for 34 years at both the R.I. Floating Hospital and the Community College of Rhode Island (Lincoln Campus). She was a member of the R.I. Hospital Nurses Alumni Assoc. and St. Luke's Episcopal Church in East Greenwich. She is survived by her husband, William '46, a son, three daughters, and five grandchildren.
Robert M. Neary '47, of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; May 1, 2007. He was a retired safety engineer for Union Carbide. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; and son Paul '74.
William L. Wagner '47, of Ft. Myers, Fla., formerly of Manchester, Conn.; July 30, 2007, of cardiomyopathy. He was a managing engineer for Northeast Utilities in Hartford, Conn., until he retired in 1988. He served in the U.S. Navy and enjoyed model trains, skiing, golf, and travel. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 401 Royal Bonnet Ct., Ft. Myers 33908; as well as a daughter, a son, and six grandchildren.
Lloyd K. Davis '48, of Evansville, Ind.; Mar. 11. He worked for more than 30 years for General Foods Corp., including more than 20 at their Iglehardt Brothers plant in Evansville. He also taught at the Univ. of Evansville and Henderson Community College. He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church. He is survived by a son, four daughters, and 11 grandchildren.
John P. Rondeau '48, of South Hadley, Mass.; Feb. 27. He was a retired general manager for Liberty Liquors. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps and received the Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon. He was a communicant of St. Theresa's Church in South Hadley and a member of the board of directors for the South Hadley Swim Club. He is survived by his wife, Constance, two sons, two daughters, 15 grandchildren, and two step-grandchildren.
Margaret McHugh Thibodeau '48, of North Providence, R.I.; Mar. 25. She was employed more than 35 years as a teacher in the Providence school system. She was a member of St. Edward Church and volunteered with many organizations. She is survived by her husband, Joseph, a son, three daughters, and seven grandchildren.
David N. Barus '49, of South Yarmouth, Mass., formerly of New York City; Mar. 2, after a long illness. After ten years as an attorney in private practice, he became deputy program director to the U.S. Commissioner of Education charged with implementation of the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 in the public school systems of the South. In 1967, he joined the administration of Mayor John Lindsay of New York. In 1973 he began a career in university administration at Stephens Institute of Technology. He retired after 20 years and was awarded an honorary doctorate in engineering. He was a Rhodes Scholar and Phi Beta Kappa. After retiring, he spent time in both Manhattan and South Yarmouth, eventually joining the Chatham (Mass.) Chorale and performing at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City. He was the grandson of Carl Barus, a noted professor of physics at Brown for whom the Barus and Holley building is named. He is survived by his longtime companion, Carolyn Odell; a sister; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Richard K. Check '49, of Covina, Calif.; Jan. 29. After working for many years in the aerospace industry, he retired in 1983 from the personnel department of Los Angeles County as a deputy director. He is survived by his wife, Diane, three children, two step-children, eight grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.
Bernard H. DiOrio '49, of Las Vegas; Feb. 27. He was the founder of the Real Estate School of Nevada, which he operated for more than 20 years with his wife. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded the Silver and Bronze Stars, and two Purple Hearts. He was an active member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, where he served as lector. He is survived by two sons, three daughters, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
John H. Hill '49, of Miami, Fla.; Dec. 5.
Louis A. Jacob '49, of Kensington, Md.; Jan. 4, 2007.
Donald B. Leach '49, of Alexandria, Va.; Mar. 5, after a brief illness. He was a three-time retired naval career officer. He began his naval career in the U.S. Merchant Marines before joining the U.S. Navy, which assigned him to an escort aircraft carrier, an icebreaker, a fleet tug, a destroyer, and a cable-laying ship. On shore he served as professor of naval science at the Maine Maritime Academy, commanding officer of the U.S. Naval facility at Cape Hatteras, administrative officer and chief staff officer with Oceanographic System Atlantic, and finally with the office of the chief of naval operation in Washington, D.C., retiring for the first time in 1974. Undersea Surveillance Service took him to Japan, the Mediterranean, the Persian Gulf, the Atlantic, the Pacific, and the Arctic. The U.S. Navy recognized him with the Meritorious Service Medal, the Navy Commendation Medal, the Navy Occupational Service Medal, the Korean Service Medal, and the U.N. Service Medal. He retired again in 1988. He joined the staff at Mount Vernon's George Washington Estate, where he served as a wharf master, historian, and lecturer. He is survived by his wife, Vivian, a daughter, two sons, and four grandchildren.
Thomas C. Abbott '50, of Hamburg, N.Y.; Mar. 25, 2007, of endocarditis. He was the president of Richardson Milling Company, a feed mill in Hamburg. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Hamburg American Legion Post 527, the Erie County Agricultural Society, the Hamburg Volunteer Fire Department, and the Hamburg Gentleman's Ski Club. He enjoyed cribbage, golf, and skiing. He is survived by his wife, Joan, PO Box 244, 5137 Abbott Rd., Hamburg 14075; two daughters; two sons; nine grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a brother, Seth Abbott '42.
John F. Chaney '50, of West Covina, Calif.; Dec. 27. He is survived by his wife, Iris.
Thomas A. Clark Jr. '50, of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; Mar. 14. He was employed with Johnson & Higgins of New York City for 27 years as an insurance broker. In 1978 he was president of their Hartford, Conn., office and in 1983 transferred to their Bermuda office, from which he retired in 1988. He was the former director and treasurer of the National Assoc. of Insurance Brokers and former president of the Insurance Brokers Assoc. of the State of New York. He was appointed chairman of the Hartford Symphony's 1981 annual fund campaign. He is survived by his wife, June, a son, two daughters, two stepdaughters, and two granddaughters.
William B. Crafts '50, of Largo, Fla.; Feb. 11. He was a college administrator for 20 years. He also worked as a counseling psychologist for Pinellas County for 15 years before retiring. He was a volunteer for 55 Alive and Habitat for Humanity and a member of the Unitarian Universalists of Clearwater. He enjoyed writing, gardening, stamp collecting, and traveling. He is survived by two daughters and a grandson.
Eugene G. Gallant '50, of Providence, R.I.; Jan. 21. He was a retired associate justice of the Rhode Island Superior Court, serving from 1968 to 1987. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Air Force Reserve, and Rhode Island Air National Guard, retiring in 1980 with the rank of major general. He was the first chairman of the Neighborhood Legal Services Committee, which was formed in 1966 to extend legal services to the poor. He later served on the board of McAuley House in Providence. In 1971, while on the Superior Court, he presided over a case that set the state's record for the longest jury trial, longest jury deliberation, and largest award of damages by a state jury. He also presided over a gamut of criminal cases involving high-profile defendants. He was considered twice for a seat on the Rhode Island Supreme Court and most recently served on a committee created by Gov. Donald Carcieri '65 to investigate a July 2003 state police raid on a smoke shop run by the Narragansett Indians. He enjoyed traveling. He is survived by two sons and four grandchildren.
Augustine M. McNamee '50, of Rumford, R.I.; Mar. 24. He was on the staff of the anesthesia department at Rhode Island Hospital, serving as chief of anesthesia from 1973 to 1983. He was also an assistant professor in the department of bio-medical surgery at Brown from 1974 until his retirement in 1991. He was president of the Rhode Island Society of Anesthesiologists from 1977 to 1979. Among his many achievements, he was proudest to receive the Horace Wells Award for Merit for outstanding achievement in the field of anesthesia. He served in the U.S. Army and was a marksman, sailor, hiker, fisherman, and world traveler. He is survived by two sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.
Sidney Myers '50, of South Hadley, Mass.; Jan. 4. He was associate legal counsel at UMass-Amherst for more than 35 years. He served on the Amherst and regional school committees and on the Amherst Zoning Board of Appeals. He was a member of the Massachusetts Bar Assoc. He enjoyed playing tennis and squash, and had a great interest in the Civil War and World War II. He is survived by his wife, Susan, 117 Pine Grove Dr., South Hadley 01075; a son; two grandsons; and a brother.
Frederick J. O'Brien '50, of West Hartford, Conn. He was a physician in private practice until his retirement in 2005. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, four daughters, three sons, 14 grandchildren, a sister, and a brother.
Robert K. Reynolds '50, of Westfield, Mass.; Feb. 27. He was a lieutenant colonel with the 104th Air National Guard in Westfield, Mass., until his retirement in 1983. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, two sons, four daughters, 17 grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Parlan Semple Jr. '50, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; Mar. 31, of Alzheimer's. He was a systems engineer with IBM until he retired in 1988. His career spanned the development of computers from early mainframes to personal computers. He is survived by his wife, Ada, a daughter, three sons, nine grandchildren, and a sister.
Frank J. Civilikas '51, of Wellesley, Mass.; Oct. 19. He was a retired engineer. He is survived by three sons, including John '80; and three grandchildren.
C. Frank Gifford Jr. '51, of Berkley, Mass.; Mar. 8, after a brief illness. He was the owner of Frank Gifford & Company, an appraisal firm in Somerset, Mass., before retiring. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Fall River, Mass., serving on its board of deacons. He was also a member of the Pioneer Lodge AF & AM of Somerset and the Freetown Lions Club. He was vice president of the Freetown Historical Society for many years. He enjoyed singing and working on his farm. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, three daughters, a granddaughter, and a sister.
William J. Hutton '51, of Savannah, Ga.; Apr. 12. He was a petrochemical sales account executive with I.C.I. Americas Inc. until his retirement in 1992. He was a member of the Jersey Chemist Club, serving as president in 1984, and a member of the Sales Assoc. of Chemical Industries, serving as its president in 1987. After retiring, he enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing bridge, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, a daughter, and five grandchildren.
Nancy Cook Swanson '51, of Jamestown, R.I.; Feb. 12. She owned and operated Swanholme Farm, a dairy farm in North Kingstown, R.I., with her husband for 35 years, until 1986. She served on the North Kingstown School Committee and was active in local politics and agricultural organizations. She enjoyed sailing, gardening, pottery, bird-watching, and New England history. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, nine grandchildren, and a sister.
Charles L. Ware Jr. '51, of Fitchburg, Mass.; Apr. 3. He was a machine designer for specialized manufacturing equipment with Simonds Saw and Steel Company, now known as Simonds Industries Inc., until his retirement in 1990. He then continued to work as an outside contractor doing machine design work for Simonds. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army and was awarded several medals, including the Good Conduct Medal, the Victory Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal with Germany clasp, and the Honorable Service World War II Lapel Button. As an active member of Christ Episcopal Church, he served as a Eucharistic lay reader, a vestryman, president of the Couples Club, and chairman of several committees. He enjoyed woodworking, stamp collecting, and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, a son, two daughters, and nine grandchildren.
David R. Yeaton '51, of Phoenix, Ariz.; Mar. 5. He was a retired employee of Aetna Life Insurance and the former owner/operator of Mail Call in San Diego. He served in the U.S. Army. He was president of the Arizona Horse Lovers Club, a member of the Maricopa Mounted Sheriff Posse, and a horse-show announcer. He enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Anne, three sons, six grandchildren, and a brother.
Dudley R. Bohlen '52, of Southern Pines, N.C.; Mar. 20, after a short illness. He was president of Bohlen Chapman & Associates, a financial planning group in Southern Pines. He served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He is survived by a brother and several nieces and nephews.
Richard A. Clough '52, of Charlotte, N.C.; Apr. 19. He was a retired vice president of Carolina Tractor & Equipment in Charlotte. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was active in his community and enjoyed hunting, fishing, bicycling, and supporting his children's and grandchildren's sporting events and extracurricular activities. He is survived by his wife, Debbie Belknap Clough '54, three sons, ten grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and a brother.
Mark T. Colby '52, of Mount Dora, Fla.; Feb. 22. He was a retired reporter for the U.S. Information Agency in the press offices of American embassies in Lebanon, Sudan, and Laos, and for the Foreign Service at embassies and consulates in the Belgian Congo, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Vietnam, Morocco, Germany, and the Ivory Coast. After retiring, he maintained his interest in foreign affairs by acting as a consultant to U.S. companies doing business overseas. He is survived by his wife, Betty, a son, two grandchildren, and a sister.
Leo R. Murphy Jr. '52, of Atlantis, Fla., formerly of North Providence; Mar. 11. He practiced law in East Providence for more than 45 years and was appointed as the first municipal court judge in East Providence in 1985, a title he held for 12 years. As a member of the Metacomet Golf Club in East Providence, he served on the board of directors, and at the age of 40 served as its youngest president. He was also a member of the PGA National Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., and of the Atlantis Golf Club. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Mealey Murphy '52.
William C. Katker Jr. '52, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Mar. 7. He was the president of Continental Products Group until his retirement in 2006. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was an avid tennis player. He is survived by his wife, Beverly, a daughter, three sons, a stepdaughter, a stepson, and 12 grandchildren.
Arlene Summer Meyer '52, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., formerly of Providence, R.I.; Feb. 3. She is survived by two brothers.
Edwin L. Thornton Jr. '52, of Richmond, Vt.; Feb. 18. He served for 37 years as a medic in the Vermont Army National Guard, retiring from the Guard in 1990. He was also a social worker for the State of Vermont, working as district director in St. Albans for 21 years until his retirement in 1992. He was a choir member and deacon of First Baptist Church in Burlington, a Richmond PTA president, a Richmond scoutmaster, a Mount Mansfield Union High School track coach, and a member of the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Jean, four sons, five daughters, 23 grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
Marcia Ring Winslow '52, of Raleigh, N.C.; Nov. 22. She wrote a monthly nature column for the Springmoor Herald. She is survived by many friends.
Stuart L. Feuer '53, of Naples, Fla.; Feb. 25, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Helen, and sister Julie Keim '58.
Morris J. Levin '53, of Paramus, N.J.; Mar. 21, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Miriam, sons Lloyd '80 and Steven '81, and grandson Noah Levin '10.
John A. Sisto '53, of San Miguel, Mex.; May 23, 2007, of cancer. He had a 40-year career in international banking with Hanover Bank, First National Bank of Boston, Irving Trust Company, and Security Pacific before he moved to San Miguel in 1987. He was instrumental in forming three croquet clubs in San Miguel, as well as helping to develop Hospital de la Fe, where he served as board member and treasurer. He is survived by three children, ten grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Margaret Goodspeed Letiecq '54, of Albion, N.Y.; Mar. 26. She worked as a desk assistant at libraries in Cranford, N.J., and Holley, N.Y. She also served as secretary of the Cobblestone Society and Museum in Gaines, N.Y. She is survived by her husband, Paul, and four sons.
Merna Hausman Miller '54, of Palm Beach, Fla., formerly of Great Neck, N.Y.; Jan. 31, of breast cancer. She was an interior designer in Great Neck before settling in Florida. She is survived by her husband, Richard; two daughters, including Helene Miller '80; a son; six grandchildren; a brother, Bruce Hausman '51; and a sister.
Pat Nesci '54, of Bronx, N.Y.; Apr. 19, of cardiac arrest. He was a retired attorney. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the New York Bar Assoc. He enjoyed big-band music. He is survived by son, Justin '91, and daughter-in-law Nicole Morrison Nesci '93, 300 Central Park West, #10B, New York City 10024, as well as three grandchildren and a sister.
Virginia Lee Noddin '54, of Osterville, Mass.; Mar. 12, after a battle with pulmonary hypertension. She was a substitute teacher in Wilton, Conn., before moving to Osterville in 1985. She was active in community affairs in both Wilton and Osterville. She is survived by her husband, Robert '53; her mother, Angela Lee; a son; two daughters; eight grandchildren; and a sister.
Charles S. Tyler '54, of Easthampton, Mass; Mar. 27. He was an ordained Epi-scopal priest. He served at St. Paul's Church in Pawtucket, R.I., from 1958 to 1959; as assistant to the chaplain at Cornell from 1959 to 1963; as chaplain for retired Episcopal clergy in western Massachusetts; and as an interim clergyman for several parishes in the region. He retired in 1996. He was involved with many programs in Easthampton, including the Highland Elders Service, a meals-on-wheels program, and the Easthampton Council on Aging. He enjoyed woodworking, classical and jazz music, and travel. He is survived by his wife, Joanne, a daughter, a son, three stepsons, a stepdaughter, two grandchildren, a sister, and a brother.
Herbert E. Melendy '55, of Norfolk, Va.; Apr. 19. He was a retired U.S. Navy captain. He was a Navy pilot with a subspecialty in the management of manpower allocations and assisted in redesigning the staff of the Navy of the Republic of Vietnam in Saigon in 1970. He later served as a civilian Navy manpower specialist until his final retirement in 2004 after 48 years of military and civilian service. He was a charter member of the Kiwanis Club at Keflavik, Slidell, and Norfolk. He was also active in the First Lutheran Church of Norfolk and enjoyed genealogy. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn, a daughter, two sons, four grandchildren, two sisters, and two brothers.
Joan Hamlett Sikes '55, of The Villages, Fla.; Sept. 26. She is survived by her husband, Shelly, a son, and two daughters.
Margaret S. Willett '55, of La Jolla, Calif.; Mar. 4. She was a retired elementary school teacher.
John R. Bathrick Jr. '56, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of New Hartford, N.Y.; Feb. 29. He was employed with General Electric in its aerospace electronics systems department for 27 years, leaving in 1986 to become vice president of engineering with the Sierra Research Division of LTV in Buffalo, N.Y. He retired in 1991. He was a former member and trustee of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Utica, N.Y., a past member of the GE Elfun Society, a board member of Family Services, and a court-appointed special advocate (all in Utica). In Palm Coast he was a member of the Palm Coast United Methodist Church and volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and AARP as a tax aide. He enjoyed gene-alogy and computers. He is survived by his wife Ann, two sons, three daughters, ten grandchildren, five stepchildren, ten step-grandchildren, and a sister.
Barry H. Gottehrer '56, of Wilmington, N.C., formerly of New York City and Longmeadow, Mass.; Apr. 11, of pancreatic cancer. He was an author, a sportswriter, and an editor at Newsweek and other magazines. He was best known for his New York Herald Tribune newspaper series, "City in Crisis," which won several awards and helped elect John V. Lindsay mayor of New York in 1965. Barry joined Lindsay's administration as a mayoral assistant until 1971. After leaving city government, he was a senior executive at Madison Square Garden and in 1979 became the senior vice president of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company's public affairs division in Springfield, Mass. He wrote several books, including The Mayor's Man. He was a past president of the board of Springfield Attractions Inc., vice chairman of the board of Springfield Civic Center Symphony Hall, and board member of the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; a son, Kevin '98; two daughters; and two grandchildren.
George S. Kirkpatrick '56, of Delray Beach, Fla.; Apr. 30.
Anne Coulter '56, of Danville, Vt.; Mar. 3, of lung cancer. She held several different positions throughout her life and was most recently a masseuse. She worked as a newspaper reporter; a VISTA volunteer in Greenville, S.C.; a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee in Baltimore; and a volunteer at Planned Parenthood in Danville and at the Danville Health Center. She was a founding member of the St. Johnsbury farmers' market and the Danville Summer Singers. She enjoyed kayaking, snowshoeing, and bird-watching. She is survived by a brother, a niece, and two nephews.
Karl M. Eckel '57, of Lititz, Pa.; Mar. 21. He was employed for 26 years as a research physicist with Armstrong World Industries, from which he retired in 1988. He then purchased six Command Performance hair salon franchises. During his time at Brown he was in the ROTC program and joined the U.S. Navy after graduation, serving aboard the USS Howard D. Crow and remaining in the U.S. Naval Reserves for 17 years, from which he retired as a commander. He was a member of Chestnut Level Presbyterian Church and the Bent Creek Country Club in Lititz. He enjoyed classical music, theater, golf, skiing, animals, and world travel. He is survived by his wife, Sharron, a daughter, a son, two grandchildren, and a brother, John Eckel '55.
Lester E. Loveman '57, of Pound Ridge, N.Y.; Jan. 4. He was president of Loveman, Kornreich Co. Inc. He was a member and past president of the Waccabuc (N.Y.) Country Club and enjoyed traveling. He is survived by his wife, Penelope, a son, two daughters, and four grandchildren.
Elizabeth Collier Sanford '57, of Medford, Ore.; Mar. 22, after a long struggle with emphysema. She was a homemaker and proud Brown family member. The John Sheldon Collier Scholarship, which was established in 1963 by her grandfather, Prof. Theodore Collier, is still awarded to students today. She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, classical music, and the opera. She is survived by her husband, Steve, a son, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.
Janet Ramsay Spurgeon '57, of Norman, Okla.; Dec. 2. She was a retired assistant coordinator at the Univ. of Oklahoma. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and two grandchildren.
Peter A. Urquhart '57, of New York City; May 2, 2007.
Katharine Sherer Bergen '58, of Pasadena, Calif.; Mar. 15. She was a retired teacher and homemaker. She is survived by two daughters; three grandchildren; two sisters, including Nancy Sherer Kapstein '61; and niece Helen Kapstein '92.
Joseph P. Carr '59, of Rock Hill, S.C.; Nov. 20, of congestive heart failure. He was the owner/operator of Carr Human Resources. He was earlier employed with Royal Insurance for 27 years. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and St. Anne Catholic Church and was on the board of the York County Board of Disabilities. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary, two daughters, two sons, and five grandchildren.
Carl G. Hokanson '59, of Los Angeles; Dec. 19. He was the founder of Hokanair GMBH, a German-based supplier of parts and ground-support equipment for commercial and military aircraft worldwide. Before founding Hokanair, he was president of the international division of Lear Siegler Inc. He was an avid golfer and a member of the Bel-Air Country Club for more than 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Mercedes, a son, a brother, and two sisters.
Margot Mackmull Turner '59, of Kingston, Wash.; Feb. 25, of cancer. She was a retired antiques dealer. Before settling in Washington, she was the first woman deacon of the Tigard Assembly of God Church in Tigard, Ore. She was devoted to helping others, including many abandoned or abused dogs. She enjoyed hiking, biking, swimming, river rafting, gardening, and horseback riding. She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Turner '58, 22944 Jefferson Pt. Rd. NE, Kingston 98346, as well as a daughter, a son, and three grandsons.
Sandra MacLaren Baugh '60, of Indian Rocks Beach, Fla.; May 11, 2006.
Mary Jane Fiske '60, of Duxbury, Mass., formerly of Washington D.C.; Mar. 5. She was a retired professional staff member of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor for 25 years. She was earlier employed at the Mitre Corp. in Bedford, Mass. She enjoyed traveling. She is survived by an aunt and several friends.
Charles E. Southworth Jr. '60, of East Orleans, Mass.; Apr. 9. He was the owner/operator of Pepper House Antiques in Brewster, Mass. He was past president of the Orleans Rotary Club, chairman of the Orleans Board of Appeals, and board member of Cape Cod Academy and Porteous, Mitchell & Braun of Portland, Me. He was a collector of Ford Model A cars. He is survived by his wife, Anne, a daughter, and a son.
Donald C. Lang '65, of Broad Brook, Conn.; Feb. 25. He was a litigation specialist with Hartford Insurance Co. for 31 years. He enjoyed spending time on Block Island with his family. He is survived by his wife, Janice, a son, two daughters, seven grandchildren, and a sister.
James M. Hosford '65, of Gainesville, Ga.; Apr. 24, of cancer. He was a retired pediatrician. He had a private practice for more than 30 years in Gainesville. He was also a board-certified addictionist, which enabled him to share hope and strength with many addicts. He was a member of several charitable organizations. A music enthusiast, he sang in the choir of the First Presbyterian Church of Gainesville for 30 years. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy presented him with the National Science Fair in Biology award. He is survived by his wife, Susan; three daughters; seven grandchildren; his mother, Prentiss McIntyre Hosford; and two brothers.
David P. Cooney '68, of Providence; Apr. 17. He was the founder of a jewelry-casting business. He enjoyed sports and politics. He is survived by four sisters, five brothers, and several nieces and nephews.
Marshall J. Jacobson '69, of Cranston, R.I.; Jan. 15, of lymphoma. He is survived by a nephew and three nieces.
George T. Shankland '70, of Sun Lakes, Ariz.; Dec. 31, 2006, of a ruptured iliac aneurysm. He was a software engineer for Motorola until he retired in 2002. He enjoyed hiking and operating a ham radio. He is survived by his wife, Jana Greene, a brother, and former wife, Mary Ellen Ryder.
Steven E. Wilbur '70, of Alexandria, Va.; Feb. 23, of a heart attack. He was an international health adviser, working overseas for 30 years to advise citizens of foreign countries on a variety of health concerns. During the 1970s he lived in Washington, D.C., while working for ACDI/VOCA, a nonprofit organization specializing in international economic development. From 1980 to 1985 he lived in Sri Lanka, where he worked with the U.S.–based International Human Assistance Program; he ran six refugee camps in 1983 after Sri Lankan riots. In 1988 he worked in Indonesia for the Helen Keller Foundation, distributing vitamin A to children, then returned to Washington, D.C., in 1995 to join John Snow Inc., an international public-health corporation managing nutrition projects in 22 countries and reproductive-health programs in six East African nations. While working with John Snow Inc., he moved to Uganda to supervise the distribution of pharmaceuticals to treat HIV/AIDS patients. He returned to Washington, D.C., in 2006 to direct an avian-influenza preparedness program. In 2003, along with his wife, he published a book on Asian fabrics and established a wholesale business in the mid-1980s. He lectured at the Textile Museum in Washington and at the Asia Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Claire; a daughter; his father, Ernest Wilbur, of Brockton, Mass.; and two sisters.
Robert F. Tashman '76, of Chicago; Jun. 16, 2007, of pancreatic cancer. He was an editor at the New York Review of Books and Granta, and a writer of fiction, political and aesthetic theory, and reviews. He is survived by a cousin, Robert Mindell, 1313 Pratt Blvd., Chicago 60626, as well as many friends.
Douglas J. Wood '76, of Greensburg, Pa.; Mar. 30, from a fall. He was chairman and CEO of GPS Industries. He was the former co-owner of CTP Carrera in Latrobe, Pa., and Astro Instruments in Strongville, Ohio. He enjoyed philanthropic endeavors and was an avid golfer. He is survived by his wife, Valerie, a son, a daughter, a sister, and a brother.
Christine Jusczyk Pennington '79, of Eugene, Ore.; Dec. 18, of cancer. She is survived by her husband, David; her mother, Eleanor Jusczyk; her brother, Steven Jusczyk '72; a niece, Karla Jusczyk '99; and a nephew, Thaddeus Juscyzk '02.
Carlton E. Newbern '80, of Los Angeles; Feb. 26, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Martha.
Servulo J. Gonsalves '81, of Seymour, Conn; Mar. 27. He was a technical consultant for the E.M.C. Squared Company in Norwalk, Conn. He played goalie for the Wright Night hockey team. He is survived by his wife, Donna; his parents, Jose and Inacia Gonsalves; two daughters; two sons; a stepdaughter; a stepson; and two sisters.
Andrew Skoler '87, of Brookline, Mass.; Nov. 29, of heart failure. He was an executive vice president at Bain Capital in Boston. He was a cofounder of Partnership for Organ Donation and served as CEO and president of Co-nect. He was a member of the Brookline school committee. He is survived by his wife, Vicki, 11 Carlton St., Brookline 02446, as well as a daughter, two sons, and his parents, Charlotte and Martin Skoler. The Skoler family has established a fund in his honor at Brown to sponsor lectures through the Brown Daily Herald, where Andrew worked for four years while an undergraduate. Donations can be mailed to Andrew Skoler Memorial Fund, Brown Univ., Box 1877, Providence, R.I. 02912.
Jennifer S. Guberman '96, of Worcester, Mass.; Oct. 2, of a head injury. She was director of information management at Hill & Knowlton in New York City. She volunteered at the Rape Crisis Center of Central Massachusetts from 2006 until her death. The library at the RCCCM was dedicated in her honor in March 2008. She was a member of the American Library Assoc. She is survived by her parents, Michael and Candace Guberman, of Keene, N.H.; a sister; and two nephews.
Damien A. Suttle '05, of Atherton, Calif.; Feb. 29. He was an IT auditor at McKesson Corp. He also owned and operated his own business, Assisting Solutions LLC. He enjoyed snowboarding, fishing, golf, tennis, chess, and pool. He is survived by his mother, Terri Kwan, and stepfather Joe; his father, John Suttle, and stepmother Mojdeh; a sister; and a brother.
Arthur B. Otis '39 ScM, '41 PhD, of Gainesville, Fla.; Apr. 4. He was professor emeritus at the Univ. of Florida. He was one of the original faculty at the UF College of Medicine and first chairman of the physiology department. During World War II he conducted high-altitude research for the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a Fulbright Research Scholar from 1950 to 1951 and from 1964 to 1965. He volunteered with the Friends of the Library and enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by a son.
Marian Holen Brody '44 AM, of Baltimore, Md.; Mar. 17, of cancer. She was a retired psychologist. She worked in a clinic for returning World War II servicemen in New Haven, Conn., before moving to Baltimore. In Baltimore she volunteered for more than 25 years with Women in Community Service until the program was discontinued, with the Baltimore County Health Department training police officers in human relations and drug-abuse counseling, with the Univ. of Maryland School of Pharmacy in its poison-control center, and with the Transnational Family Institute. She was a talented seamstress and gardener and enjoyed sailing with her husband. She is survived by her husband, Eugene, a daughter, a son, and five grandchildren.
Richard C. Roberts '46 ScM, '49 PhD, of Columbia, Md.; Mar. 27, of cancer. He was a founding faculty member and chairman of the department of mathematics and computer science at the Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County, from which he retired in 1991. Under his leadership, the university established a graduate program in applied mathematics. After retiring, he taught computer skills to senior citizens. Phi Beta Kappa. He was a member of the Central Maryland User Group (a computer group) and the First Presbyterian Church of Howard County and was a longtime supporter of the Candlelight Concert Society. He is survived by a son and a brother.
Sarah Cutts Frerichs '49 AM, '74 PhD, of Providence; Apr. 10, after a long illness. She was a retired English professor at Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and earlier served on the faculties of Barrington College, Rhode Island College, and Bridgewater (Mass.) State College. She was the former director of the Composition Laboratory in the General College of Boston Univ. She published several works on the Victorian novelist Elizabeth Missing Sewell. She was a member of the Modern Language Assoc., the American Academy of Religion, the College English Assoc., and the Mathewson Street United Methodist Church, where she served on several committees. She was recently honored at Brown with the Sarah Cutts Lectureship in Victorian Studies. She is survived by her husband, Ernest '48, former dean of the Brown Graduate School and professor emeritus of religious studies and Judaic studies; a son; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Ashley H. Carter '50 ScM, '63 PhD, of Madison, N.J.; Apr. 6, of lung cancer. He was a professor of physics and director of the Charles A. Dana Research Institute at Drew Univ. until his death. He earlier performed research on low-frequency sound in the ocean for AT&T Bell Laboratories; his work formed the basis of SOSUS, the Navy's passive sonar-submarine detection system. He authored the textbook Classical and Statistical Thermodynamics. He is survived by his wife, Eva, a son, two daughters, five grandchildren, a brother, and a sister.
William E. Brady '53 AM, '58 PhD, of Galesburg, Ill.; Mar. 9. He was a professor of English at Knox College in Galesburg until he retired in 1995. He chaired the publications, personnel, executive, and curriculum committees and was twice chairman of the English department. He received the Knox College Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award in 1988 for excellence in classroom teaching. He enjoyed reading and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Sydney, two daughters, a son, three grandchildren, a great-granddaughter, and a sister.
Paul M. Lloyd '54 AM, of Media, Pa.; Dec. 6, of pneumonia. He was a professor of romance languages at Penn until he retired in 1998. He served in the U.S. Army. Phi Beta Kappa. He served on various academic committees and linguistic organizations, the Modern Language Assoc., the American Assoc. of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Hispanic Society of America. In addition to writing numerous articles, he published From Latin to Spanish in 1987 in both Spain and the United States. He is survived by his wife, Joan, a daughter, a son, and three sisters.
Nancy L. Trotter '58 ScM, '60 PhD, of New Castle, Pa.; Apr. 6. She was a retired professor of anatomy. She taught histology for seven years at the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia and was associate professor of anatomy at Jefferson Medical College and Thomas Jefferson Univ. in Philadelphia. She was a member of the American Assoc. of Anatomists and the Westfield Presbyterian Church. She is survived by a sister and a brother.
Larry S. Shu '61 ScM, '66 PhD, of Newton Highlands, Mass.; Mar. 5. He was director of research for W.R. Grace Co. of Cambridge for more than 30 years until he retired in 2000. He also operated Fitness Movement of Newton, a tai chi fitness training center, for more than 15 years. He enjoyed cooking, classical music, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Carol; a daughter, Kristen Shu '98; a son; three granddaughters; two sisters; and two brothers.
William H. Groff '68 PhD, of La Mesa, Calif.; Mar. 10. He taught sociology at the Univ. of Connecticut, retiring in 1988 as a professor emeritus. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Navy.
Albert P. Giannini Jr. '84 MD, of Escondido, Calif.; Jan. 8, of heart failure. He was a physician at Valley Medical Clinic in Escondido. He is survived by a daughter and a brother.
David Gale, of Berkeley, Calif.; Mar. 7, of a heart attack. After spending a year as an instructor at Princeton, he arrived at Brown to teach in the mathematics department from 1950 to 1965, leaving to become full professor in both mathematics and operations research at UC Berkeley. He was also appointed to Berkeley's economics faculty in 1967. His lifelong love of mathematics and problem solving led to discoveries that have been applied within economic and operations research. His 1960 book, The Theory of Linear Economic Models, is a widely used reference work on linear optimization. He was one of three scholars to share the 1980 John von Neumann Theory Prize. He was also a contributor to general equilibrium theory and solved the Ramsey problem of optimal growth theory. After his retirement from teaching, he wrote a recreational math column in Mathematical Intelligencer magazine. He was the author of another book in 1998, Tracking the Automatic Ant and Other Mathematical Explorations. He was known internationally as a wonderful mentor. He received a Fulbright Research Fellowship in Denmark in 1953, Guggenheim Fellowships in 1962 and 1981, and the Lester Ford Prize in 1980. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1983 and named a fellow of the Econometric Society, the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was an avid skier, tennis player, and a jazz aficionado. He is survived by his partner, Sandra Gilbert, three daughters and a sister.
Lorrin A. Riggs, of Hanover, N.H.; Apr. 10. He was a professor of psychology at Brown from 1938 to 1977. He received an honorary degree from Brown in 2001 for his work in developing the stabilized image technique, a critical step in revealing how the eye sees and how the brain receives visual information. Along with his students, he developed techniques routinely used today in diagnosing diseases of the retina and visual pathways. He was a member of several scientific organizations, including the American Academy for the Advancement of Science, and served as past president of the Eastern Psychological Assoc. In 1957 he was awarded the Howard Crosby Warren Medal, the highest medal presented by the Society of Experimental Psychologists. In the late 1960s he was a distinguished professor at Cambridge Univ. In 2006, he established the Lorrin and Doris Riggs BAF Scholarship, which continues to support undergraduates at Brown. He is survived by his wife, Caroline; two sons, including Douglas '61; and three grandchildren.