William C. Wohlfarth Jr. '34 of Flemington, N.J.; July 15, of cancer. He was a U.S. Navy dentist specializing in prosthodontics. His tours of duty included the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval Dental Clinic in Pearl Harbor, the Naval Air Station at Quonset Point in Rhode Island, and the USS Arcadia. In 1965 he became commander of the U.S. Navy dental clinic in Yokosuka, Japan. In 1967 he returned to Bethesda to serve as executive director of the U.S. Navy dental school, retiring in 1972. In retirement, he taught prosthodontics at Georgetown's dental school until 1982. He received several teaching awards, along with several U.S. Navy medals. He was a member of the American Dental Assoc., the Federation Dentaire Internationale, and the American Association of Dental Schools, and was a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. He is survived by a daughter.
Maurice J. Knott '35, of Falmouth, Mass.; July 27, after an illness. He was an engineer with Morgan Construction Co. in Worcester, Mass., until his retirement in 1983. He continued as an independent consultant after his retirement, making numerous domestic and international trips to companies that used Morgan's steel-rolling mills. He was a member of the First Congregational Church in Shrewsbury, Mass. He enjoyed the ocean, gardening, and friends. He is survived by a daughter, two granddaughters, four great-grandchildren, and companion Lois Girard.
Barbara Chase Little '36, of Woods Hole, Mass.; July 30. She was a science teacher for the May School in Boston, a technical assistant at MIT, a staff member of the Marine Biological Lab in Woods Hole, and a homemaker. She was actively involved in her community, serving as president of the Woods Hole Historical Museum, and a teacher of Scottish dancing. She was a member of the Woods Hole Yacht Club, the Woods Hole Woman's Club, the Knitting Circle, and the Tuesday Tooters. She was a subscriber to the Boston Symphony for more than 50 years. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by two sons; four daughters, including B. Jane Parpart '61; ten grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Lena Bertozzi D'Ambra '37, '43 AM, of Westwood, Mass.; May 19. She was a retired trader in national and international financial markets. She also managed commercial real estate in Pawtucket, taught middle school, and worked as a social worker in low-income neighborhoods. She was active in the Pembroke Alumnae Assoc. for more than 40 years. She is survived by son Michael D'Ambra '69, a daughter, and six grandchildren, including Molly D'Ambra '01.
William T. Humphries Jr. '37, of East Providence; July 20. He was a retired fire-protection engineer for the Grinnell Corp. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, completing 51 combat missions and receiving the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, the American Campaign Medal, the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal. He was also a member of the Boy Scouts of America. He is survived by two sons, three grandsons, and a sister.
William Margeson '37, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Syracuse, N.Y.; June 30. He was a retired financial adviser who founded Family, Industry & College Planning Co. Inc. in Syracuse. He was the president of the Ivy League Club in Syracuse, helped organize the Brown Football Association, and established the Jane Margeson award for Brown's best team-spirited woman. He was inducted into the Brown Hall of Fame for his outstanding soccer achievements. He is survived by a daughter, a son, and two granddaughters.
John B. Wathey '37, of Gastonia , N.C.; June 28. He was a retired chemist with Celanese Corp. in Charlotte. He was a member and former elder of Craig Avenue Tabernacle Church in Charlotte, where he also taught Sunday adult bible school. He is survived by his wife, Anne, as well as a daughter, three sons, five grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
John H. Fletcher '39, of Hartford, Conn.; July 23. He was an assistant department head in the chemistry department at the Univ. of Connecticut. He lectured in organic chemistry and was the author of a book on organic nomenclature. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and the Storrs Congregational Church. He enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, skiing, gardening, and playing tennis, squash, and bridge. He is survived by two daughters, a son, six grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Irma Leviss Perlman '40, of Miami Beach, Fla.; Dec. 21, 2006. She is survived by son Stephen B. Perlman '67.
Raymond L. Moran '41, of Hartford, Conn.; June 16, from complications following a series of strokes. He was an executive with General Electric in the United States and abroad until his retirement in the 1980s. He was an avid reader and swimmer and was active with the New York Athletic Club, Point O'Woods, the Metropolitan Opera, the New York City Ballet, and other cultural organizations.
Andrew J. Sabol '41, '47 PhD, of Atlanta, Ga.; July 14. He was a professor emeritus of English at Brown. He taught for more than 40 years, retiring in 1987. He was the author of several scholarly articles and five books, including Major Poets of the Seventeenth Century. He was a member of the Modern Language Association, the Renaissance Society of America, and the Shakespeare Association of America. He is survived by a daughter, a granddaughter, and brother William '48.
Edward C. Rustigan '42, of Winnetka, Ill.; July 18, of heart failure. He was a tax lawyer and partner at Mayer Brown in Chicago until his retirement in 1990. He was widely published on tax matters in various legal and tax-institute journals. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a daughter.
Paul C. Armor '43, of Plantsville, Conn.; June 16, of cardiac arrest. He was an electrical engineer at Sperry Rand/Unisys in Waterbury, Conn., until his retirement in 1983. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps. He was a member of the Lions Club of Southington, Conn., and enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his wife, Bette; a son; daughter Blythe Chaffee, 175 Berlin Ave., #12, Southington, Conn. 06489; four granddaughters; and three great-grandchildren.
Julian A. Burgess '43, of Old Greenwich, Conn.; June 24. He was a retired aerospace engineer and amateur boatbuilder. From the 1950s through the 1970s he worked for PerkinElmer as project engineer for missile guidance systems and several NASA space programs. In 1966 he began work with Barnes Engineering in Stamford, Conn., where he designed an infrared instrumentation system for the U.S. Navy, the U.S. Army, and NASA, as well as commercial airlines. He retired in 1981. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a mine-mechanism officer. In retirement he served as dockmaster for the Shorelands community of Old Greenwich. He enjoyed managing his investment portfolio and designing and building motorboats and sailboats. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, and two sons, including Randolph '79.
Maire Halloran Ryan '43, of North Kingstown, R.I.; Aug. 17. She was the owner/bookkeeper at Ryan's Market in North Kingstown. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Air Corps. She was a volunteer at Kent County Hospital in Warwick, a communicant of Our Lady of Mercy church in East Greenwich, and a member of the D.A.R. and the Mayflower Descendent Society. She enjoyed playing golf, reading, and spending time at Bonnet Shores, R.I. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Harold H. Rafuse '44, of Randolph, Vt.; Aug. 4. He was an executive director at the YMCA in West Springfield, Mass., for 23 years before moving to Barre, Vt. In Barre he served as a district director for the social welfare office, from which he retired in 1984. He also served as manager of the Montague Golf Club and Pinnacle Ski Area (both in Randolph). He was a member of the National Ski Patrol. He is survived by a daughter and a son.
Donald Campbell '45, of Denver, Colo.; Nov. 18, 2007. He is survived by son
Arthur M. Freedman '45, of West Palm Beach, Fla.; Aug. 15, 2005. He was a retired shoe-industry sales executive. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He enjoyed flying planes and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Mitzi, 13683 Whispering Lakes Ln., West Palm Beach 33148; a daughter; a son; and four stepchildren, including Lee Rafkin '86.
David Hamilton '45, of East Greenwich, R.I.; July 8. He was the co-owner of Hamilton-Auslander Mfg. Co. in West Warwick, R.I., for more than 40 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy Reserves as a pilot. He was a member of the Varnum Continentals, the Point Judith Country Club, and the Dunes Club. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine, a daughter, a son, four stepchildren, and 10 grandchildren.
William C. Luther '45, of Elkhart, Ind.; July 14, of emphysema. He was an emergency-room physician at South Bend Memorial Hospital in South Bend, Ind., until retiring in 1985. He earlier worked as medical director of the consumer products division of Miles Laboratories in Elkhart. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a dive-bomber pilot. He was a member of the American Medical Assoc., the Indiana State Medical Assoc., the Elkhart County Medical Assoc., the Rotary Club, and the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by his wife, Claire, 3006 E. Lake Dr., S. Elkhart 46514; a son; four daughters; five grandchildren; and sister Nancy L. Sleicher '50.
Jerome B. Rose '45, of Miami, Fla.; Aug. 9. He was a retired sales manager for the Quaker Oil Corp., as well as a consultant to several petrol-chemical companies and to the U.S. Small Business Administration. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, receiving three Purple Hearts, a Silver Star, and a Bronze Star with Oak Leaf Clusters. He was a commissioned Brevet Colonel in the R.I. Militia and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Association of Lubricant Engineers. He enjoyed taking photographs and boating. He is survived by his wife, Sylvia Berry Rose '44, eight daughters, 18 grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Ernest H. Hofer '46, '47 AM, of Brighton, England, formerly of Sunderland, Mass.; July 15. He was a retired account executive with the advertising firm of Ogilvy & Mather in London. Before working in the advertising field, he served as associate head of the English department at UMass Amherst and as associate dean of humanities and fine arts. He also founded the Oxford Summer Seminar program. He was a member of the Boston Athenaeum and the Royal Automobile Club in London. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by many friends.
Emery B. MacFarlane '48, of Newburyport, Mass., formerly of Saratoga, Calif.; Aug. 5. He was a retired teacher and principal. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed art, growing orchids, and participating in community activities. He is survived by his wife, Olga, a daughter, two grandchildren, and a brother.
William M. Smith '48, '53 AM, of West Yarmouth, Mass.; Mar. 27, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla.
Chester J. Dudzik '49, of Warwick, R.I.; July 28, after a long illness. He was the head of engineering for the Leesona Corp. in War-wick before becoming an internationally acclaimed professional consultant in textile patent litigation. He was also professor emeritus at the Univ. of Hartford's engin-eering school. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Wannamoisett Country Club, and he enjoyed playing golf and bridge, in which he achieved masters status. He is survived by his wife, Gloria; two daughters; four sons, including Gregory '81; 14 grandchildren; and a sister.
Ralph H. Earle Jr. '49, of Wilmington, Del.; July 12. He was the director of acquisitions and divestitures at Hercules Inc. in Wilmington until his retirement in 1989. He acted and directed in several local theater groups, including the Wilmington Drama League. He served in the U.S. Army. In 1973 he hiked to the base camp of Mt. Everest and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Kenya in 1978. He was a member of the Wilmington Ski Club and the Hercules Men's Club. He was an avid skier, and enjoyed cooking, exercising, and traveling. He is survived by his friend Robert J. Hess, a sister, and a nephew.
James S. Cook '50, of Brewster, Mass.; July 1. He was the retired president and CEO of L.G. Balfour Co. in Attleboro, Mass. From 1986 to 1996 he was the first executive-in-residence at the Northeastern Univ. College of Business Administration. He managed the Rhode Island Renal Institute and subsequently helped establish the Rhode Island Foundation for Health at Brown. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Towne Cook '50; three daughters, including Susan Cook '88 and Allison Keith '76; two sons; nine grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Warner G. Dalzell '50, of Scituate, Mass.; Aug. 9. He was a retired mechanical engineer with the Fenwal Corp. in Ashland, Mass. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed woodworking, sailing, and traveling to Europe. He is survived by his wife, Louise, a daughter, a son, six grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and a brother.
Eleanor Boudreau Goodge '50, of Columbia, Mo.; June 28. She was a community advocate, serving as president of the Columbia-Boone County Chapter of the League of Women Voters. She volunteered as a docent at the Univ. of Missouri Museum of Art and Archeology. She is survived by her husband, Bill, a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, and brother Alfred Boudreau '40.
Richard W. Hatch Jr. '50, of Damariscotta, Me.; July 16. He was a research engineer with the Foxboro Co. (Mass.) before moving to Maine in 1986. He continued to work at home. He enjoyed designing, building, repairing, and restoring antique clocks . He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Wiscassett, Me., and the Masons. He enjoyed books and cats. He is survived by his wife, Janet, three sons, four daughters, and ten grandchildren.
George E. Uniacke '50, of Encinitas, Calif.; June 29. He was a commercial artist employed with Hewlett Packard until his retirement. He volunteered at the Escondido Center of the Arts and was in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by a son.
Anthony L. Zambarano '50 of Smithfield, R.I.; June 29. He was an educator and administrator at the Univ. of Rhode Island's College of Continuing Education in Providence. He was earlier the dean of the Johnson & Wales Univ. College of Business in Providence and a history teacher at North Providence High School. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Mariette, two daughters, two sons, 11 grandchildren, and a great-granddaughter.
Marsden P. Earle Jr. '51, of Providence; Aug. 9. He was the founder of MPE Investserv, an investment-advising company he merged with Patriot Mullare Assoc. in 1999. He served 21 years in the U.S. Army, including during the Korean and Vietnam wars, retiring with the rank of Lt. Colonel. In Plymouth and Duxbury, he was involved with the Duxbury Yacht Club, the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society, the Pilgrim Society, and the Catboat Assoc., as well as with the Hope Club and the Society of Colonial Wars in Providence. He is survived by his wife, Alexandra, a sister, and several nieces and nephews.
J. Rogers Greenlees '51, of Swansea, Mass.; Aug. 2. He was the owner of J. Rogers Greenlees Associates, a hybrid microwave and semiconductor company in Fall River, Mass. During the Korean War, he served in the U.S. Army. He was treasurer of the International Society of Hybrid Manufacturers and a member of the Boys and Girls Club of Fall River, the Coles River Club in Touisset, the Rotary Club of Fall River, the Acoaxet Club, the Quequechan Club of Fall River, and the USS Massachusetts Memorial Committee. He also served as deacon at the First Christian Congregational Church in Swansea and docent at the Herreshoff Museum in Bristol, R.I. He enjoyed playing tennis, sailing, skiing, and golfing. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, a son, two daughters, a grandson, and several nieces and nephews.
David A. Levenson '51, of Auburn, Me.; June 29, of Alzheimer's. He was the owner of the former Al-Jo Sales of Auburn, Me., and of Granite Sales of Natick, Mass. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS St. Paul as a radio technician. He enjoyed skiing, spending time with his family on Cape Cod, and cheering for the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by his wife, Joan, and two daughters.
Ruth Lockwood MacIntosh '51, of Belfast, Me.; July 25. She was a retired employee of the Belfast Free Library and a member of the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She enjoyed completing crossword puzzles, reading, swimming, and attending the symphony. She was an avid New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox fan. She is survived by two sons, three daughters, eight grandchildren, and a sister.
Howard C. Blake '52, of Greene, R.I.; July 11. He was a substance-abuse counselor at the Good Hope Center in West Greenwich, R.I., for 15 years until his retirement in 1995. He originally worked in textile-machinery sales at his family-owned business, Blackstone Webbing of Pawtucket. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. His wife, Patricia Sheriger Blake, a retired secretary at Brown's List Art Center, passed away on July 8. They are both survived by a son, two daughters, and a granddaughter.
A. James Hardaway '52, of Charlottesville, Va., formerly of Torquay, England; Aug. 10. He was an investment banker and broker with the New York Stock Exchange while living in the United States. He later became the first American member of the Provincial Stock Exchange in England, which eventually became part of the International Stock Exchange. He served as chairman of Whale, Hardaway and Company Ltd., of TorOak Investment and Financial Services, and of the Metropolitan London Group. He was an investment adviser to La Salle International Banking Corp. and was a member of the English-Speaking Union and the Royal Torbay Yacht Club. He was an avid tennis player. He is survived by his wife, Sheila.
Earl S. Whitney '52, of Rockland, Me.; July 8, following a long illness. He was a retired engineer who worked for the Capwell Manufacturing Co. for more than 20 years. He owned his own wallpaper and painting business in Massachusetts and Maine for several years before retiring in 1986. In retirement he delivered the Bangor Daily News and the Portland Press Herald for 18 years. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He is survived by his wife, Patricia; a daughter; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and brother Richard '45.
Darlene Gibbons Farnsworth '53, of Richland Springs, Tex.; Feb. 9. She is survived by a son and a daughter.
Sarkis Kachigian '53, of Wyckoff, N.J.; July 20. He was a retired senior program manager with the defense division of the Singer Company. During his career he received several commendations for outstanding performance from the U.S. Army Avionics Research & Development Activity, the Boeing Military Airplane Co., and Rockwell International. He was chosen by Rockwell as one of six to receive the Space Shuttle Orbiter Outstanding Subcontractor Award for his contributions to the Orbiter space shuttle program, and was a nominee for the NASA Achievement Award. As an active member of St. Leon Armenian Church in Fair Lawn, N.J., he served as diocesan delegate, Sunday school teacher, and youth group advisor, and was chairman of the parish council for five years. In 2004 he was the recipient of the St. Nersess Shnorhali Medal, the highest lay honor given by the Armenian church. He is survived by his wife, Anne, a son, two daughters, five grandchildren, a brother, and a sister.
H. Jack MacDonald '53, of Delray Beach, Fla.; July 6, of cancer. He was a teacher at the Fort Lauderdale Art Institute, where he developed the Industrial Design Technology Department. He was twice honored with the Distinguished Faculty Member Award. Prior to teaching, he worked for 30 years in the marine business with Bristol Yachts, Grumman Pearson Yachts, and Boston Whaler. He served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Winnie, a daughter, a son, and five grandchildren.
Karl S. Ryder '53, of Hingham, Mass.; July 30. He was the owner of Ryder Insurance Services in Hingham. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was an avid sailor and past commodore of the Hingham Yacht Club. He is survived by his wife, Prudence, four sons, eight grandchildren, and a sister.
Jacqueline Urbach Schneider Radwin '53, of San Antonio; July 31, 2007. She is survived by husband Harold Radwin and daughters Amy Schneider '85 and Hilary Schneider '82.
Lester P. Slater Jr. '53, of Warwick, R.I.; June 28. He was employed with the U.S. General Accounting Office for more than 35 years. He was an audit/staff manager for the Boston regional office. He was a lifetime member of the Assoc. of Government Accountants, and was active in the R.I. Youth Philharmonic, the Warwick Figure Skaters Assoc., and the U.S. Naval Academy parents and athletic associations. He enjoyed photography and foreign sports cars. He is survived by his wife, Janice, a daughter, and three brothers.
Carole Foeller Littlefield '54, of Darien, Conn.; July 15, of cancer. She was involved in modern art and architecture. She was a member of the Museum of Modern Art's Contemporary Arts Council for more than 30 years. She was a volunteer for the Metropolitan Museum's Thomas J.Watson Library in New York City and the owner of the Smith House, a landmark in the history of modern American architecture and the first modern house built in Darien on the Long Island Sound. She enjoyed skating, skiing, and tennis. She was a member of Darien's Tokeneke Club for 40 years, where she played on the ladies' tennis team. She is survived by her husband, Herrick, two sons, and three grandchildren.
Patricia Palm Punton '54, of Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Feb. 28. She is survived by her husband, John.
Harold Horton Jr. '55, of Scarborough, Me., formerly of Lunenburg, Mass.; Aug. 1, after an extended illness. He worked as a thermodynamic engineer at General Electric in Fitchburg, Mass., for 38 years. He served in the U.S. Navy. An active member of the Chapel of All Saints in Leominster, Mass., he was a Sunday school superintendent, vestry member, junior warden, and lay reader. He was also a member of C.W. Moore Lodge A.F. & A.M. of Fitchburg, the Aleppo Shrine of Boston, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, and the Lunenburg Exchange Club. He was a Boy Scouts of America leader and 4-H leader. He enjoyed skiing and golf. He is survived by his wife, Anna, two daughters, and five grandchildren.
Edward G. Mainardi '57, of Lincoln Park, N.J.; June 15, in a plane crash. He was an attorney, real estate broker, developer, and building contractor. He owned and operated Main Land Development Corp., of Fairfield, N.J., and Mainardi and Mainardi, a father-and-son law firm that consisted of six relatives from three generations actively practicing law. He was an avid tennis player and enjoyed flying his Cessna between Maine and New Jersey. He is survived by three daughters, including Lauretta Mainardi Converse '83 and Mary Andrea Mainardi '84; two sons, including Edward Jr. '80 and his wife, Margaret Davis Mainardi '80; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Mary Coraci Mainardi '57, of Lincoln Park, N.J.; June 15, in a plane crash. She was a former purchasing director with Main Land Development Corp. in Fairfield, N.J., and a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with family and playing tennis. She is survived by three daughters, including Laurette Mainardi Converse '83 and Mary Andrea Mainardi '84; two sons, including Edward Jr. '80 and his wife Margaret Davis Mainardi '80; 11 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Richard F. Steele '58, of Lantana, Fla., and Gilford, N.H., formerly of Stoneham, Mass.; Aug. 17. He was a retired program manager at Raytheon. He coached men's basketball at Stoneham High School and Northern Essex (Mass.) Community College. For more than 30 years he worked with the Boy Scouts of America as a leader. An avid golfer, he worked at many PGA tournaments. He is survived by his wife, Theresa, three sons, and a granddaughter.
Frederick R. Ackley Jr. '59, of East Monmouth, Me.; Aug. 12. He was a retired clinical psychologist. In addition to his own practice, he served as the director of the internship program at the Veteran's Affairs Hospital in Togus, Me., and as a clinical associate on the Univ. of Maine, Orono, faculty. He served in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. He was a member of numerous state boards and advisory committees, including those of the departments of education, mental health, retardation and substance abuse. He was on the Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists, on the boards of the East Monmouth United Methodist Church and the Monmouth Lions Club. He is survived by his wife, Penny; three sons, including Kent '89; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and a sister.
Richard B. Burnham '59, of Brunswick, Me.; Aug. 7. He was the director of administration at Maine's department of agriculture until retiring in 1998. He worked for L.L. Bean for the past ten years. He was a member of First Parish Church in Brunswick and enjoyed reading, golfing, cooking, playing bridge, and attending the theater. He is survived by his wife, Linda, a daughter, a son, two grandchildren, a sister, and two nephews.
Anne Whitney Norsworthy Noret '59, of Acton, Mass.; June 25, of heart failure. She held various administrative positions in the medical field, while advocating for Fabry's disease and raising her family. She was a pianist and organist and directed the children's choir at Trinity Church in Concord, Mass. She is survived by her husband, Ronald, a son, two daughters, and two brothers.
Donald J. Warburton '59, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., formerly of Hingham, Mass.; Aug. 8, 2007. He was the retired owner of Warburton Financial Services in Hingham. He was previously employed as an operator services supervisor for New England Telephone in Boston. He served in the U.S. Navy Reserves. He was captain of the Brown football team; two-time first team All-Ivy selection; two-time All-American selection; as well as an original member of the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame; member of the All-Ivy Team of the Decade 1950 -1959, and member of Brown's First 125 Years team. After graduation, he played professionally with the Providence Steamroller of the Atlantic Coast Football League, retiring from play in 1964 to become assistant manager of the team.
Leonard F. Adams '60, of Chicago; July 10. He was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and a member of several professional associations. He served in the U. S. Army as a physician during the Vietnam War and received several medals, including the Bronze Star. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn.
Robert J. Sugarman '60, of Furlong, Pa.; June 27, of prostate cancer. He was a retired attorney and activist. For more than 40 years, he represented a diverse group of clients fighting local governments and developers. In 1978, he was appointed by President Carter to the U.S. section of the International Joint Commission. He resumed practicing law in the early 1980s at Sugarman and Associates in Philadelphia. He enjoyed Mozart, Picasso, and the people and history of Bucks County. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; four daughters; a son, Kenneth '91, and his wife, Robin Goldfaden '91; a sister; and a brother.
Raymond V. Corona '63, of Newport, R.I.; July 24. He was a retired electronics engineer for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center. He enjoyed sailing, making clocks, flying model planes, and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Carol, a daughter, a stepdaughter, two grandchildren, and two sisters.
Richard F. Brennan '67, of Fremont, N.H.; July 20. He taught classical languages for 40 years at several institutions, including Mercersburg Academy (Pa.), the Christchurch School (Va.), St. John's School (Tex.), the Trinity Valley School (Tex.), the Cooperative Middle School, and Phillips Exeter Academy (both in Exeter, N.H.). He retired in 2004. He was a member of several societies, including the American Classics League, the Civil War Preservation Society, the Smithsonian Institute, and was a vestry member for Christ Episcopal Church in Exeter. He was also active in the Brown Alumni Assoc. He is survived by a daughter, a son, two grandchildren, a sister, and three brothers.
Charles W. Thompson '67, of Newport, R.I.; July 3, in a plane crash. He was a flight instructor and commercial pilot for 34 years. He also worked in human services for Bridges Inc. of Jamestown, R.I. He enjoyed flying and spending time outdoors. He is survived by his wife, Madeleine; a daughter; stepmother, Rusty Thompson, and a brother.
Edwin L. Noel '68, of Ladue, Mo.; June 15, of heart failure. He was a retired lawyer and civic leader. He practiced at Armstrong Teasdale LLP in St. Louis for more than 24 years, becoming partner in 1992. In retirement, he continued with the firm as a leader of its business litigation practice group. During the Vietnam War he served in the U.S. Navy. He was active in civic duties, including commissioner of the Missouri Clean Water Commission, director of the Home Federal Savings Bank of Missouri, director of the St. Louis Arc (a United Way agency), and past director and chairman of both the Edgewood Children's Center and the Churchill Center & School for Learning Disabilities. He also served as councilman for Ladue from 1993 to 1997. He is survived by his wife, Nancy Carter; a daughter; a son; a granddaughter; a sister; and a brother, Thomas '62.
Steven W. Sigur '68, of Atlanta, Ga.; July 5, from brain cancer. He was a mathematics teacher at Paideia High School in Atlanta for 29 years, until his illness forced his retirement. He was instrumental in forming the Georgia American Regions Mathematics League (ARML). In 2007, he received the Samuel L. Greitzer Distinguished Coaches Award for outstanding service to the ARML and the Georgia team. In both 1996 and 1997 he received the Edyth May Sliffe Award for Distinguished High School Mathematics Teaching from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). In 2003 the MAA invited him as one of three speakers to the annual meeting for college math professors in Rhode Island. He was cowriting The Triangle Book at the time of his death. He enjoyed playing the banjo, making bamboo flutes, and hiking. He is survived by a brother and a niece.
Jonathan C. Ahearn '69, of Riverside, Calif.; June 30, of complications due to surgery. He was a teacher at Mount Sierra College and St. Leo Univ. He was cofounder and vice president of Unity Savings in Santa Monica, was a board member of the L.A. Free Clinic, and served nine years as city treasurer for the City of West Hollywood. He is survived by his partner, Patrick, and several friends and family members.
Harry C. Lewman '72, of Louisville, Ky.; July 8. He was the owner and president of the Harry Lewman Co., a real estate management company. He enjoyed music. He is survived by a son; his mother, Cordelia Lewman; a brother; and two sisters.
Michael W. Oshima '79, of New York City; July 11. He was a partner with Arnold & Porter LLP until 2006 and most recently deputy general counsel at Safe Horizon Inc. He was a member of the Asian American Arts Alliance Inc., the Japanese American National Museum, the New York Bar Assoc., and the Committee on Minorities in the Profession. He is survived by his wife, Chiaki; a daughter; his parents, Walter and Mitsue Oshima; and three sisters.
Carmen Cors '93, of Catskill, N.Y.; July 20, of cancer. She devoted her life to playing the didgeridoo (as profiled in the March/April 2008 BAM). She played for the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, at the 2000 Olympics, and at the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder, Colo. She enjoyed hiking and kayaking. She wrote Defying Gravity: My Travels with the Shapeshifter Cancer. She is survived by her mother, Guillermina Jasso; her father and stepmother, Theodore and Anne Cors; two sisters; two brothers; and several nieces and nephews.
Adam M. Lack '97, of Nora Springs, Iowa; July 13, from a single-vehicle accident. He was an ethanol plant operations supervisor at POET Biorefining and the owner/operator of Eagle's Nest bar in Nora Springs. He also assisted with the management of the family farm. He enjoyed reading, writing, and fishing. He is survived by his mother, Veronica Lack; two sisters; three brothers, including William, 1214 Yewell St., Iowa City 52240, (617) 529-8495; and four nieces and nephews.
James F. Inyard '99, of Manhattan, N.Y.; July 10. He was a research analyst in the hedge fund industry and formerly an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, and his father, Frederick H. Inyard.
Donald H. McClelland '42 AM, of Fairfax, Va.; June 9, of pneumonia and complications from a stroke. He was a retired economist with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), for which he worked in Italy, India, and South Korea until 1958. From 1958 to 1965, he was based in Washington, D.C. After serving as chief of USAID's evaluation staff from 1968 to 1970, he became an adviser to the Vietnamese ministry of planning, returning to Washington in 1975 and working with USAID's Near East bureau until his retirement in 1980. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a member of the American Economics Assoc. and the Society for International Development.
John B. Smyth '42 PhD, of San Diego; June 15. He worked for the U.S. Navy Electronics Laboratory as director of the theoretical and experimental research program before starting his own company, Smyth Research Assoc. He helped organize the off-campus graduate program for UCLA and served as a graduate advisor. He taught graduate seminars at San Diego State Univ. and the Univ. of Southern California, as well as for the U. S. Navy and Army. He also taught as a distinguished professor at Penn State and the Univ. of Michigan. From 1952 to 1959 he was the first editor of IEEE's Transactions on Antennas and Propagation and the author of more than 50 scientific papers published in numerous journals. He has served on the Scientific Advisory Board of Duke Univ., the President's Advisory Council for Engineering, the Institute of Radio Engineers Antennas and Propagation Committee, the National Bureau of Standards Advisory Council, the Electromagnetic Environmental Tests Facilities Committee, and numerous professional organizations. His proudest memberships were his 40-plus-year affiliation with the Union of Radio Scientists International and his membership in the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. He enjoyed building furniture, constructing his own home, photography, making his own beer, and curing and bottling his own olives. He is survived by his wife, Florence, a daughter, three sons, and four grandchildren.
Murray H. Protter '46 PhD, of Berkeley, Calif.; May 1, of congestive heart failure. He was the former chair of the mathematics department at UC Berkeley. As professor emeritus of mathematics, he specialized in calculus and partial differential equations. In 1964, he coauthored Calculus with Analytic Geometry: A First Course, which became the second-best-selling calculus text in the United States at that time; it was last published in 1988. He helped to make UC Berkeley's mathematics department one of the leading programs in the nation. He was also a consultant to the Shell Oil Co. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Rotman Protter '47 AM, a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Edmond E. Hammond Jr. '49 ScM, of Brunswick, Me.; July 27. He taught in the math department at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., until his retirement in 1987. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was a member of the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Assoc. and enjoyed the Portland Symphony and the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by his wife, Deena, a daughter, two sons, two stepsons, and five grandchildren.
Joseph A. Schatz '52 PhD, of Saint Paul, Minn.; Aug. 10, 2007.
Oliver Overseth '58 PhD, of Key West, Fla.; July 17, of prostate cancer. He was a retired physicist. He was an instructor and research associate at Princeton for four years before joining the physics department at the Univ. of Michigan, retiring in 1992. He enjoyed traveling between his homes in Florida and Geneva, Switzerland. He also loved sports cars, jazz, trivia, and his family. He is survived by his wife, Ludy, two daughters, and five grandchildren.
Dan D. Yuan '64 PhD, of Alhambra, Calif.; Apr. 14. He is survived by his wife, Helen.
James L. Farmer '66 PhD, of Salt Lake City; Aug. 17, of a stroke. He was a professor in the zoology department at Brigham Young Univ. for 31 years. He published several papers on the genetics of bacteria and was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He enjoyed hiking and camping. He is survived by his wife, Gladys, three daughters, two sons, two granddaughters, and two sisters.
Robert J. McElroy '68 MAT, of Providence; July 14. He was a retired educator in both the Cranston and Warwick (both R.I.) school systems. He also taught modern math in the Philippines for the U.S. Peace Corps. He is survived by a sister, a brother, and an uncle.
James Pan Shyong Lee '71 PhD, of Houston, Tex.; Jan. 16. He is survived by his wife, Amelia.
Thaddeus M. Smith '81AM, '87 PhD, of Murfreesboro, Tenn.; July 22. He was a professor of history at Middle Tennessee State Univ. He wrote several articles about American history. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by a sister; grandmother Elsie Lary; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
Robert T. Beyer, of Providence; Aug. 20. He was Hazard Professor of Physics emeritus. He served as treasurer of the Acoustical Society of America for 20 years before retiring with a 1984 Gold Medal Citation from the society. At Brown, he published approximately 100 papers in physical acoustics and supervised the research of PhD recipients. He authored three physics and acoustics books, translated two books from German and five from Russian. He was a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, as well as a member of the American Association of Physics Teachers. He enjoyed traveling the world. He is survived by a son, three daughters, and seven grandchildren.
Sungman Cha, of Providence; Aug. 7. He was professor emeritus and chairman of the department of biochemical pharmacology. He was a renowned expert in the field of cancer chemotherapeutics and tight-binding enzyme inhibitors. He was a mentor not only to his students, but to the Korean community of Rhode Island. He is survived by his wife Chung-Ja; a son; daughters Jih-Ho Cha Donovan '86 and Mih-Ho Cha Neenan '85; seven grandchildren; and a brother.