Dorothy Taylor Cook '30, of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; Feb. 9. She was a housewife and private tutor. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by a son, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Theodore J. Montigel '30, of Alpharetta, Ga., formerly of Chatham, N.J.; Dec. 4. He worked for the Bell System for more than 40 years in New York and New Jersey. He retired in 1975 as treasurer of Bell Telephone Laboratories. He was past president of the Fairmount Country Club in Chatham and the Lackawanna Brown Club. He was a former member of the Chatham Trust Company and an advisory board member and former managing editor of the Brown Daily Herald. He enjoyed playing golf and traveling. He is survived by two sons, including Theodore Jr. '64; two grandsons; two great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
Alex M. Burgess Jr. '33, of Hanover, N.H., formerly of Providence; Sept. 11. He was a retired physician. He began his medical practice in Providence, then served four years as medical director of the American Friends Service Committee in Philadelphia. After leaving Philadelphia, he was an internist at the State Mental Hospital in Pueblo, Colo., before returning to Providence in 1947. In addition to his private practice, he held several positions at Brown, including research associate for the Institute of Life Sciences; medical research director for the Population Studies and Training Center; associate professor of preventive medicine research; and associate professor of community health research. He was on active staff at R.I. Hospital and Miriam Hospital, and on consulting staff at South County Hospital, Newport Hospital, and Westerly Hospital. In 1961 he served as a consultant for the World Health Organization in Geneva. In 1980 he settled in New Hampshire and served two terms as president of the State Health Officers Assoc. He became a board member and later president of the Rhode Island Heart Assoc. and was named a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Preventive Medicine, and the Royal Society of Health. He was also a member of the American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, the American Public Health Assoc., the Assoc. of Teachers of Preventive Medicine, and the Appalachian Mountain Club. He published numerous articles. He enjoyed woodworking, photography, hiking, skiing, and canoeing. He is survived by three sons, including Edward '66 and Alex III, 62 Temple Dr., Rochester, N.H. 03868. Also surviving him are five grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; a sister; a brother, Samuel Burgess '38, '41 ScM; nieces Martha Burgess Kroch '66 and Katherine Rockett '80; and nephews Robert Burgess '67 and Angus Rockett '80.
Charles Swartz '33, of East Providence; Jan. 21. He was a textile sales and marketing executive for 44 years before serving on the R.I. Commission on Aging for 14 years. He was an activist on several fronts, including women's rights, and during the 1930s and 1940s he represented his synagogue at the Congregational Church Forum in Taunton, Mass. He was an active supporter of the civil rights movement, testifying at public meetings and publishing letters to the editor of the Providence Journal. He was a Brown class officer, a Mason, a Shriner, and a member of the Dighton, Mass., school committee; of Temple Emanu-El; of Bnai Brith; and of Phi Beta Kappa. He enjoyed spending time with his family and traveling to Israel. He is survived by his wife, Esther; two daughters; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Lorraine Sahl Weinschenk '33, of Baldwin, N.Y.; Nov. 3. She worked for the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II, writing and editing instruction materials. After the war she worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture for many years. She was also a substitute teacher for New York City junior and senior high schools and later worked in the public relations department of WLIW-TV and the Nassau County Public Library System. She wrote a column on senior citizen affairs for Newsday. She was a member of the League of Women Voters and Phi Beta Kappa, and enjoyed gardening. She is survived by her husband, Fritz; two sons; and five grandchildren.
Legh Kennerley Priest '34, of Seattle; Dec. 18. She was a homemaker involved with the Camp Fire Girls and her local 4-H Club. She enjoyed gardening. She is survived by three daughters, eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Clara Denham Millett '36, of Duncan, Okla.; Dec. 31. She was a librarian in Los Angeles County for 25 years, until she retired in 1976. She was a member of the American Assoc. of Univ. Women, the First United Methodist Church, and Phi Beta Kappa. She enjoyed reading and traveling. She is survived by a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren.
Anna Lyons Goulet '37, of Providence, R.I.; Feb. 9. She was a teacher in the East Providence school system. She retired in 1979 as the chair of the business department of East Providence High School. She was a member of the R.I. Business Teachers Assoc., the University Club, and the R.I. Retired Teachers Assoc.
Ruth Mann Klompus '38, of San Francisco; Jan. 6, after a long illness. She was a retired English teacher. She served as the president of the San Francisco School Volunteers, where she developed tutoring and mentoring programs. She was also a docent at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, where she concentrated on children's programs. She is survived by a daughter; two sons, including Joel Klompus '64; eight grandchildren, including Laura Lanzerotti '95; and three great-grandchildren.
Josephine McMurrough Greason '38, of Warwick, R.I.; Jan. 7. She was a retired social worker. She was a member of the Warwick Country Club, the Dunes Club, and the Governor Francis Women's Club, all in Rhode Island. She enjoyed playing bridge and the piano. She is survived by two daughters, three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a sister, and a brother.
John T. Barrett '39, of Providence; Jan. 26. He was a retired pediatrician. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He was a clinical professor of pediatrics at what is now the Alpert Medical School, chief of pediatrics at R.I. Hospital, the 1957 chairman of the March of Dimes campaign, school doctor for Lincoln and Moses Brown schools, and summer camp doctor at Cragged Mountain Farm, N.H. He received the W.W. Keen Award for distinguished service to the Brown medical school. He enjoyed gardening and playing golf and bridge. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two daughters; three sons, including John Jr. '67 and Charles '74; 12 grandchildren, including Abigail Barrett Bloom '03 and her husband, Jonathan Bloom '03; and six great-grandchildren.
Lawrence B. Burwell '39, of Alvin, Tex.; Dec. 31. He was a retired insurance salesman. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Marie; a son; two grandchildren; and a sister.
John H. Leavitt '39, of Hollis, N.H., formerly of McLean, Va.; Dec. 31. He worked for the U.S. Dept. of State as a senior CIA Middle Eastern affairs officer from 1946 until his retirement in 1983. During World War II he served as one of very few American bomber pilots in the British Royal Air Force. He is survived by two daughters; two sons, including Michael Leavitt '68; two sisters; a brother; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Richard Baumann '41, of Largo, Fla.; Jan. 27. He was a sales representative at several companies until his retirement in 1981. He served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, bowling, and tennis. He is survived by his wife, Helen; a daughter, Linda Baumann Faron '73, 2234 49th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20007; a son; and four grandchildren, including Doug Faron '06.
Harold B. Nash '41, of Weymouth, Mass.; Nov. 29. He was an attorney in Dedham, Mass., for 62 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Norfolk County Bar Assoc., the Mass. Bar Assoc., the board of directors of the Bay Bank Norfolk County Trust, and the board of directors of the Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Company. He is survived by his wife, Clare; a daughter; two sons; five grandchildren; two brothers; and several nieces and nephews.
Holmes J. Burton '42, of Bradenton, Fla., formerly of Red Bank, N.J.; Jan. 30. He retired from Texaco in New York City as head bookkeeper in its stock transfer department. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He is survived by two sons and two grandchildren.
William B. Denniston '42, of Gurnee, Ill.; Dec. 8, of Alzheimer's. He owned and operated Denniston Chemical Co., a contract packager and marketer of aerosol products, until the company was sold and he retired in 1977. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was a member of the Grayslake Exchange Club, working toward the prevention of child abuse, and received their Book of Golden Deeds award. He is survived by his wife, Margaret; a daughter; three sons; and seven grandchildren.
Arthur R. Bell '43, of La Jolla, Calif.; Dec. 19. He was a stockbroker with Scudder, Stevens & Clark before becoming a pension-fund manager for the City of San Diego and then an investment counselor. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a founding board member of the La Jolla Country Day School, a member of the board of directors for Scripps Clinic and the San Diego Zoo, a member of the Financial Analyst Society, and a member of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club for more than 50 years. He is survived by two daughters, four grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.
Claire Cohen Cath '43, of San Francisco, formerly of Arlington, Mass.; Dec. 16, after a long illness. She was a retired social worker and cofounder of the Tufts Univ. Family Support Program to help people prepare for parenthood. She enjoyed creating pottery and mosaics. She is survived by her husband, Stanley; two daughters; a son; six grandchildren, including Adam Cath '07; a sister, Barbara Miller '47; and several nieces and nephews.
Paulette Brice Guerin '43, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Gilford, N.H.; Dec. 5. She taught French at Belmont High School, N.H. and retired as head of their foreign language department. She was active in several charitable organizations. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, two grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a niece.
Walter Lister '43, of Larchmont, N.Y.; Dec. 30. He was a reporter for the New York Herald Tribune for 17 years before joining CBS-TV as a special correspondent, scriptwriter, and producer. He retired from CBS in 1988 after the cancellation of In the News, a program he produced for 15 years. He moved to the online service Prodigy as a senior editor before retiring again in 1995. In retirement he volunteered with the International Executive Service Corps in Stamford, Conn., editing their newsletter and quarterly publication. He received numerous awards for his work, including four Emmys, a Peabody, and two Ohio State awards. Among the projects he worked on at CBS were the integration of the schools in Little Rock, Ark., in 1956; John F. Kennedy's 1960 primaries and his Vienna Summit with the Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev in 1961; the Warren Report on President Kennedy's assassination; the Vietnam War; and the Watergate scandal. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was managing editor of the Brown Daily Herald and a member of Sigma Delta Chi. He enjoyed playing duplicate bridge. He is survived by his wife, Marion; a daughter; four grandchildren; and two step-brothers.
J. Frederic Lohman '43, of New York City; Dec. 31. He was an interior designer and cofounder of the Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation in New York City. He worked as a set designer for Paramount Pictures before moving to New York as an assistant decorating manager for James McCreery and Sons. Subsequently he joined the Bertha Schaefer Gallery and later became a partner. In 1951 he established his own firm, J. Frederic Lohman Ltd., designing luxury residential interiors worldwide. He was a member of the N.Y. Chapter of the American Institute of Interior Designers and a past chairman of the American Institute of Interior Designers' National Committee on Education. He is survived by his partner, Charles Leslie; two nieces; and five nephews.
Stratton C. Walling '43, of Water Mill, N.Y.; Nov. 24, in a motorcycle accident. He performed on- and off-Broadway and in television productions and movies, including the 1982 release of The Soldier. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Stage Actors Guild, Actors' Equity, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.
John W. Woodbury '43, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; Sept. 24. He was a retired internist. He practiced for 17 years with the Davis Clinic in Indiana; served two years as director of the Pakistan Medical Research Training Group (a laboratory maintained by the U.S. National Institutes of Health) in Lahore; and practiced with Group Health Inc. in Minnesota before retiring to Chapel Hill in 1985. He was a member of the Society of Friends, Phi Beta Kappa, and Sigma Xi. He is survived by his wife, Alice; five children; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Caroline Woodbury Hookway '44; and a nephew, Bruce Hookway '80 MD.
Richard L. Holmes '44, of Riverside, R.I.; Jan. 31. He retired in 1981 as the safe deposit officer at R.I. Hospital Trust Bank. He was active in several civic organizations, including serving on a commission to establish a statewide firefighters training academy. He was a vice chair of the 9th Ward Republican Committee, a deacon of the First Universalist Church in Providence, a communicant and Sunday school teacher of St. John's Church in Barrington, a counselor for the Narragansett Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and a charter member of the Masonic Youth Recreation Committee Advisory Council. He was a member of the Harmony Lodge and the Brown Sports Foundation. He was awarded the Chevalier Degree, Cross of Honor and Legion of Honor Degree from the DeMolays. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Severance Holmes '52.
Edgar Howard Jr. '44, of Kennett Square, Pa.; Dec. 24. He was professor emeritus of chemistry at Temple Univ. He participated in National Science Foundation programs for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. He served on the board of the Philadelphia section of the American Chemical Society. In 1991 he was elected to the Norristown Area School Board where he served as vice president for eight years. In retirement he tutored high school students in math and science through the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. He was a member of the American Chemical Society and Sigma Xi. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, and attending Philadelphia Orchestra performances. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, and two grandchildren.
Philip Waldron '44, of New Bern, N.C.; Jan. 10. After teaching English at Boston Univ. for three years, he worked at MIT Lincoln Laboratory for 44 years. He held leadership roles on numerous space communications projects and served in several administrative posts, including associate head of the engineering division and personnel manager. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Lois; two daughters; a son; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; and four step-children.
Walter L. Cameron Jr. '45, of Charlton, Mass.; Jan. 16. He was a retired executive vice president for Sanderson-McLeod Inc. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was an active member of the Palmer, Mass., community, where he belonged to the Second Congregational Church and served as its organist for 52 years. He was a member of the Palmer Rotary, the American Red Cross, the Palmer Adult Literacy Program, and the State Library Assoc. He is survived by his wife, Lola; three sons; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister.
James R. Pignataro '45, of Huntsville, Ala.; Feb. 11. He was a world-recognized expert in missile defense discrimination, and made significant contributions to the field for more than 30 years. In 1947 he worked for the Naval Air Navigation Electronics Project in Maryland. Beginning in 1952 he worked with Cornell Aeronautical Laboratories (later called Calspan) in New York in the field of ballistic missile discrimination, developing the U.S. ballistic missile defense system. He moved to New Mexico in 1959 to work on the development of the Lacrosse surface-to-surface guided missile system prior to moving to Huntsville in 1975 to work with the U.S. Army, serving as the chairman of the Ballistic Missile Defense Advanced Technology Center (BMDATC) Active Search Program and as deputy director for science and technology of the ATC. His leadership resulted in the first government contract for research on the free electron laser. He retired in 1985. He was inducted into the U.S. Strategic Missile Defense Hall of Fame at the Werner Von Braun Complex in the Redstone Arsenal, in Huntsville. In retirement he continued to consult for Teledyne Brown and Textron. He was a member of the American Institute of Astronautics and Aeronautics and of Sigma Xi. He enjoyed cooking, reading, carpentry, playing the piano, and singing. He is survived by his wife, Edna; a daughter; two sons; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters; and a brother.
Sally Krebs Walker '45, of Scarborough, Me.; Dec. 28, from Parkinson's. She was a retired librarian for the Portland Resource Center and the Waynflete School. She also taught filmmaking and was instrumental in establishing the Volunteers in Public Schools program for the Portland school system. She enjoyed reading, gardening, gourmet cooking, and playing tennis, golf, and bridge. She is survived by her husband, Dick; three daughters; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Robert B. Cook '46, of Philadelphia; Jan. 31. He was a retired national sales manager for Pecora Chemical Corp. in Philadelphia and an ordained Episcopal priest. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy, and after the war he was a chaplain in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He is survived by his wife, Jean; a daughter; a son; two grandchildren; and a brother, Richard P. Cook '42, '48 AM.
Carol Seager Fuller '46, of Amherst, Mass.; Dec. 8. She was a faculty wife and homemaker. She lived in several places, including California, Tennessee, England, and New York, before settling in Amherst. She was involved with the League of Women Voters and volunteered for Recording for the Blind. She enjoyed gardening and reading. She is survived by her husband, R. Clinton Fuller '47; two daughters; two sons; 13 grandchildren; and a brother.
Norman Rolfe '46, of San Francisco; Jan. 15, of cancer. He was a retired electrical engineer and an advocate for Bay Area public transit. In 1970 he joined the environmental group San Francisco Tomorrow to lobby on zoning issues and transportation policies; he was chairman from 1971 until his death. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by a brother and two step-children.
Allen F. Rust '46, of Canal Point, Fla.; Oct. 1, of heart failure. He was a retired FBI agent. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves. He was active in the Jacksonville Big Orange Chorus, the Ocala Kingdom of the Sun Concert Band, and the Orange Park Community Theater, where he also served as president for three years. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, and mentoring high school students. He is survived by his wife, Ann; two daughters; three sons; and ten grandchildren.
John E. Connors '47, of Rochester, Minn.; Dec. 16. He was a former superintendent of schools in Lynd, Minn.; a former teacher in Stonington, Conn.; and a field supervisor and director for the Catholic Church Extension Society in Lubbock, Tex., where he resided for 43 years before moving back to Minnesota. He was a member of the Minnesota Assoc. of School Administrators, the Minnesota Education Assoc., the National Education Assoc., and the American Assoc. of School Business Officials. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; three daughters; three sons; four grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
John N. Gould '47, of Woodstock, Conn.; Feb. 14. He taught labor relations at Univ. of Conn., and later worked as an organizer for the United Steelworkers of America in Providence and Pittsburgh. In 1968 he moved to Ghana as a representative for the African American Labor Center (AALC). He worked in Africa for 25 years and retired as the regional director of the AALC for North and East Africa. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a radar operator and later as an air traffic controller for the Civil Aeronautics Administration. He is survived by his wife, Calla; three sons, including David Gould '79; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Homer W. Moore '47, of East Providence; Oct. 24. He was retired from the banking business. He served in the U.S. Naval Air Corps. He was a member of the Rotary Club of East Providence, St. Andrew's Lodge, and the East Providence Chamber of Commerce. He was survived by his wife, Margaret; two daughters; two sons; and three grandchildren.
Bernice Bernstein Spigel '47, of Dalton, Ga.; Dec. 5. An artist, she worked in the advertising industry in New York City before settling in Dalton in 1963. There, she founded the Dalton Creative Arts Guild and served as its director from 1972 until her retirement in 1993. She volunteered widely and served on advisory councils, committees, and boards for numerous local and regional educational, arts, and civic organizations. In 1980, she received a Governor's Award from Georgia Gov. Joe Frank Harris. She is survived by a son, two grandchildren, and two sisters.
Anna Woodward Clark '48, of Summit, N.J.; Dec. 13. She was a bookkeeper for several organizations, including the former Family Service of Summit. She studied voice and performed in operas in New York City. She was the soprano soloist at the Summit Methodist Church for 22 years and the soloist at Temple Shalom for 15 years. She volunteered as treasurer for CAUSE, a Methodist outreach organization in Jersey City. She was a board member of the Summit Community concerts and a member of the Tuesday Music Club. She is survived by her husband, Raymond; a daughter; a son; a granddaughter; and two step-grandchildren.
Annan F. Cook '48, of Queensbury, N.Y.; Jan. 18, after a long illness. He worked for the Glens Falls Insurance Co. for 38 years until his retirement as senior resources officer. He later became president of Adirondack Excess Inc. in Glens Falls, N.Y. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was active in his community and served as a board member for the local YMCA, Chamber of Commerce, and Salvation Army; as a trustee for the Fund for Lake George; and as special gifts chairman for the American Cancer Drive. He was a member of the Glens Falls Country Club and the Glens Falls Tennis and Swim Club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, playing tennis, and golfing. He is survived by his wife, Susan; a daughter; three sons; and ten grandchildren.
Marvin S. Holland '48, of Rancho Mirage, Calif.; Dec. 11, from complications of prostate cancer. He was the president of E. Rosen Co. in Pawtucket, R.I., and chairman of the American Chemical Co. in Providence. He served in the U.S. Army. His many memberships included the R.I. Bar Assoc. and the American Bar Assoc. He was past president of the R.I. Jewish Federation and the R.I. Israel Bonds, and a member of the board of directors for Miriam Hospital, Temple Emanuel, and the Council of Jewish Federations. Active in politics, he ran for the U.S. Senate in 1982. He is survived by his wife, Roberta Tabb Holland '86; a daughter; four sons, including Bruce Holland '75; 11 grandchildren; and a sister.
Robert W. Jarboe '48, of Norwalk, Conn.; Dec. 28. He had a long career with Turner Construction Company, where he worked on several large projects, including Penn Station, Madison Square Garden, and the Equitable Life headquarters. He chaired the United Way Tri-State Fundraising Campaign for three years and was an active member of St. Thomas the Apostle Church in Norwalk. He is survived by his wife, Frances; nine sons; and 15 grandchildren.
Arnold A. Wolfson '48, of Falmouth, Mass.; Jan. 26, after a long illness. He was employed with Raytheon Co. until his retirement in 1991. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Prior to becoming an active member of the Falmouth Jewish Congregation, he was an active member of Temple Shaare Tefilah in Norwood, Mass., where he served as treasurer of the congregation and then president of its brotherhood. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; a daughter; two grandsons; and a brother.
Earl W. Anthony '49, of Wolfeboro, N.H.; Dec. 21, after a long illness. He was a pilot for American Airlines for more than 35 years and flew one million miles, retiring as a senior captain in 1985. He also owned and operated a small sailing business in Wolfeboro. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot of the Grommet Avenger. He was an active community member. He enjoyed being a foster parent to many children and spent time sailing, horseback riding, and painting. He is survived by his wife, Elsie; three daughters; a son; ten grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; and a sister.
Thomas A. Casey '49, of Medfield, Mass.; Feb. 3. He was a plant manager with the Turex Company in Burrillville, R.I., until his retirement in 1980. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the VFW Post in Somerset, Mass., and of Christ Church in Swansea, Mass., where he was active with the church vestry. He enjoyed reading and was a Boston Red Sox fan. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, seven grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Josephine Ives Mahaffy '49, of Dunedin, Fla., formerly of Montclair, NJ.; Dec. 10. She worked as an art historian at the Newark Museum in New Jersey and then as a school teacher in Montclair before retiring to Dunedin. She was active in several community organizations, including the Junior League and the Mental Health Players, a group that used acting and role-play as a form of psychotherapy. She is survived by two daughters; a son; five grandchildren; and a brother.
John J. McCabe '49, of Medina, Ohio; Jan. 24. He was a retired stock broker and principal of John J. McCabe & Assoc. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a founding member of the Medina Country Club and a member of the Knights of Columbus, Ancient Order of Hibernians, and Kentucky Colonels. He is survived by his wife, Bernita; eight children; 13 grandchildren; nieces Carolyn Nourie Aspinall '86, Sarah Boyd Blair '86, and Ann Doyle Kane '86; nephew, Richard Nourie '82; and nephews-in-law, Huntington Blair '83 and George S. Kane '86.
Sherwood W. Northrop '49, of Barrington, R.I.; Jan. 4. He was a retired senior underwriter for the former Allendale Insurance Co. of Johnston, R.I. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Brightman Northrop '48; a daughter; a son; two grandchildren; and a brother.
Harry J. Scanlan '49, of Tequesta, Fla.; July 4. Prior to retiring in 1987 as president of Galbreath-Ruffin Real Estate Developers, he served as general counsel for 20 years at Harry Helmsly Enterprises. He was a member of the Brown track team. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Beverly, 18500 SE Woodhaven Ln., #G, Tequesta 33469; a daughter; three sons; and seven grandchildren.
Jean Esson Simpson '49, of Houston; Jan. 22. She was a retired employee of the Texas Employment Commission. She enjoyed gardening, needlepoint, reading, and walking the Galveston beaches collecting shells. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and a brother.
Louise Jessell Smith '49, of Oakville, Conn.; Jan 12, of Alzheimer's. After discontinuing her employment with the Girl Scouts of America, she volunteered training scout leaders in Connecticut and Maine. She was an active member of her church. She is survived by her husband, Robert S. Smith '46; three sons; four grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and a sister.
Stoughton L. Ellsworth '50, of Brewster, Mass.; Jan. 29. He worked for Hollingsworth and Vose Co. for 38 years until his retirement as vice president of marketing and sales in 1992. He moved to Brewster and became the marketing representative of the Captains Golf Course. He was active in several community organizations, including the Brewster Chamber of Commerce, the Brewster Historical Society, the Brewster Alternative Energy Commission, and the Lower Cape Outreach Council. In 2007 he was named Person of the Year by the Brewster Chamber of Commerce. He is survived by his wife, Ann Tingey Ellsworth '51; a daughter; two sons; and five grandchildren.
Raymond F. Fitzgerald '50, of Wareham, Mass.; July 9. He retired in 1982 as head of the math department at Bourne High School. He was an assistant professor at the Mass. Maritime Academy from 1958 to 1972. He served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed collecting coins and sailing. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; a daughter; a son; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
George E. Brown '51, of Stratham, N.H., formerly of Rowley, Mass.; Nov. 20. He was a retired professor of literature at the former Bradford College in Haverhill, Mass., and at Ricker College in Houlton, Me. During World War II he served in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was an active member of the First Universalist Church of Dexter, Me. He is survived by his wife, Theresa; two daughters; a son; and four grandchildren.
John R. Davidson '51, of Mocksville, N.C.; Jan. 26, of cancer. He was a mechanical engineer at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at Langley Air Force Base in Va. He retired in 1985 from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. He founded several amateur radio clubs; taught navigation, power squadron boating, and Auxiliary Coast Guard courses; and practiced and taught the art of aikido. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Peninsula Engineering Society, and Sigma Xi. He enjoyed boating, sharpshooting, and martial arts. He is survived by three sons and two grandchildren.
Henry M. Litchman '51, of Providence; Feb. 3. He was a retired orthopedic surgeon. He was a founding physician of the Orthopedic Group in Providence, where he worked with children with cerebral palsy. He was a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Orthopedic Research Society, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He published several scientific papers. He enjoyed fly-fishing, photography, traveling, poetry, and the theater. He is survived by his wife, Judith; a daughter; two sons; and six grandchildren.
Robert H. Warren '51, of Bend, Ore., formerly of Navato, Calif.; Nov. 27, of cancer. He was the director of advertising and public relations for Transamerica Corp. and Consolidated Freightways Inc. He retired in 1988 and began freelance writing. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He enjoyed playing tennis, golf, baseball, and the banjo. He is survived by his wife, Arlys; two daughters; three granddaughters; and a sister.
Philip R. White '52, of Coventry, R.I.; Oct. 31. He was a retired principal in the Coventry school system. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Marion; a daughter, Susan White '80; a son; and a brother.
Betsy Brown Bower '53, of Bedford, N.H.; Jan. 20, of cancer. She enjoyed traveling the world with her friends and family. She was a member of several bridge clubs, the Interrogation Club, Manchester Country Club, and the Bedford Garden Club. She is survived by two daughters, including Amy Bower Austin '82, 4828 Queen Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. 55410; a son; a son-in-law, Jon M. Austin '81; five grandchildren; two sisters; a brother, Eric Brown '58; and a niece, Sarah Bower Maenner '84.
Graham B. Ford Jr. '53, of Bosque Farms, N. Mex.; Nov. 21. He was a retired sales engineer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his wife, Joan; five children; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Joseph C. Johnston Jr. '53, of Wakefield, R.I.; Sept. 28. He was a retired attorney. He is survived by three children, including Nancy Johnston Boissonnet '00.
Philip H. Palamountain '53, of Portland, Me.; Dec. 25. His expertise was in accounting and computer science. He held various positions at several companies, including Bank of America in Augusta, Me.; Milliken Tomlinson Co. in Portland; Independent Lock Co. in Fitchburg, Mass.; and most recently the Maine Medical Center in Portland. He also taught at several local colleges, including Andover College, Westbrook College, York County Community College, and the Univ. of Maine. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He enjoyed running cross-country and track. He is survived by his wife, Geraldine; two daughters; a son; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Reginald H. Smithwick '53, of Boston; Jan. 24. He was a retired broker and investment advisor for Paine, Webber, Jackson and Curtis. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Eastern and Pleon yacht clubs in Marblehead, Mass. He enjoyed traveling and sailing. He is survived by a brother, Stephen M. Smithwick '57; a sister-in-law, Sue Maunz Smithwick '57; and several nieces and nephews.
Ernest E. Davis '55, of South Attleboro, Mass.; Jan. 1.
Edward E. Plaisted '55, of Westwood, Mass.; May 21, 2009. He is survived by his wife, Marion; a sister; a step-brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Zigmund L. Dermer '55, of Pittsburgh; Jan. 6. He was employed with Westinghouse Electric Co. as an intellectual property lawyer until his retirement in 1995. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary; five children, including David Dermer '83; five grandchildren; a sister, Anne Dermer Stoddard '54; a brother-in-law, Ralph Stoddard '53; a niece, Elinor Stoddard '85; and nephews Paul Stoddard '78 and James Stoddard '87.
Leo J. Linsky '55, of Agawam, Mass.; Feb. 3. He worked as a staff manager for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. in Springfield, Mass., as a factory representative for Glenmore Distilleries in Springfield, and later in several sales positions. In retirement he coached several high school tennis teams in the Chicopee, Mass., area. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Lynn; two daughters; a son; a stepdaughter; a stepson; and eight grandchildren.
Barbara Grad Robbins '55, of New York City; Jan. 19, from complications related to brain cancer. She was a homemaker and ardent supporter of the arts. She volunteered at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of the City of New York, and the United Nations. In honor of her parents she established the Deborah and David Grad scholarship fund at Brown, which provides support for female minority students. She enjoyed swimming, traveling, and attending the ballet and opera. She is survived by her husband, Jim; a son, Ivan Robbins '81, 3010 Brightwood Ave., Nashville, Tenn. 37212; two grandchildren; a sister; and a nephew.
Julie Petrarca '56, of Warwick, R.I.; Jan. 1. She was an elementary school teacher in Warwick and owned and operated the Kent County Day School nursery for 18 years. She was involved with several civic organizations, including Big Sisters of R.I. She is survived by two sisters and several nieces and nephews.
David A. Sturdy '57, of Shelby, N.C.; Nov. 20, of renal disease. He was the owner and operator of Cheever Tweedy Manufacturing, a jewelry manufacturer in North Attleboro, Mass., until 1988 when he moved to Fla. From 1988 until 2007 he was the security officer of the Colony Beach and Tennis Resort on Longboat Key. For five consecutive years, he was honored with the resort's Outstanding Service, Dedication, and Loyalty Award, and he developed its first official handbook of guidelines for future security personnel. He enjoyed reading and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Barbara, 319-5 Lamar Ave., Shelby 28150; two daughters; a son; six grandchildren; a sister; and a brother, Raymond R. Sturdy Jr. '50.
David G. Bosland '58, of Basking Ridge, N.J., and Block Island, R.I.; Jan. 26, after a brief illness. He was employed with Consolidated Edison Co. in New York City for 35 years. He retired as vice president in 1996. He was involved with several charitable organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America, the Jaycees, and the Block Island Nature Conservancy. He enjoyed sailing, salt water fishing, playing golf, and singing in the Block Island Ecumenical Choir. He is survived by his wife, Caroline; four sons; six grandchildren; a sister; a brother, Paul Bosland '55; and several nieces and nephews, including Katharine Bosland '07.
Stephen J. Donnellan '58, of Sudbury, Mass; Jan. 6, from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was an engineer with several companies in Massachusetts before his retirement as a principal engineer in 1995. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends at his summer home in Maine. He is survived by his wife, Maryanne, 79 Butler Rd., Sudbury 01776; a daughter; two sons; and two grandsons.
Neil A. McEachren '58, of Murrells Inlet, S.C.; Dec. 14. He worked for 35 years in various sales and marketing management positions for Eastman Kodak Co. in New York, Illinois, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of the Brown football team. He was active in local community organizations and served as president of Murrells Inlet in 2007. He enjoyed gardening and playing golf. He is survived by his wife, Janet; three sons; four grandchildren; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Peter J. Dauk '59, of Darien, Conn.; Dec. 2. He was a retired attorney at Pullman & Comley LLC in Bridgeport, Conn. He participated in football, basketball, and baseball at Brown. He later coached Darien youth athletics, including the YMCA basketball leagues. He was a member of the Connecticut Bar Assoc., the American Bar Assoc., the Woodway Country Club in Darien, the Hammonassett Fishing Assoc., and the Anglers Club of New York. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, playing golf, and playing the piano. He is survived by his wife, Nancy, 11 Tory Hole Rd., Darien 06820; a daughter; two sons; seven grandchildren; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Allan Poulsen '59, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Williamsburg, Va.; Jan. 9. He worked for Sears, Roebuck and Co. in merchandising and management until his retirement in 1992. He then worked as the administrator for the Williamsburg Community Chapel until his retirement in 1997. He was captain of the Brown basketball team and received the J. Richmond Fales Trophy in 1959. He is survived by his wife, Karen; four daughters; a son; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Robert E. Aronheim '60, of Oakton, Va.; Sept. 29. He is survived by his wife, Carole.
Michael M. Finefrock '61, of Charleston, S.C.; Dec. 6. He was a professor of history at California State Univ., Long Beach, for two years prior to joining the College of Charleston faculty in 1974. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Middle East as a Turkish translator. He wrote several papers and presentations related to Turkey and Turkish history. He was a Fulbright Scholar and served on evaluation panels for the U.S. Dept. of Education Fulbright-Hays program for international research and studies. He is survived by a cousin.
Robert R. Lentz '61, of Danville, Pa., formerly of Birmingham, Mich.; Jan. 13, from multiple organ failure. Before he was a high school principal at Groves High School in Birmingham, Mich., he was the founding director of Project Adventure, an organization devoted to providing challenging outdoor problem-solving experiences for students. He also worked as a high school teacher and coach in North Ridgeville, Ohio; worked two years with the national headquarters of Outward Bound; and spent ten summers taking youngsters on canoe trips in the Canadian North Woods through Camp Wabun. He was active in his community and served on the vestry of Christ Memorial Episcopal Church, Danville. He is survived by his wife, Sandy; a daughter, Sarah Lentz '84; two sons, including Nathanael Lentz'85; seven grandchildren; two sisters; and a brother.
David H. Jerrett '66 of Ipswich, Mass., Dec. 18, of complications from bladder cancer. He was a retired teacher. He was well-versed in Ipswich history and had a passion for genealogy. He was an accomplished poet and woodworker. He enjoyed sailing, singing, and playing the guitar. He is survived by his wife, Linzee; two daughters; a son; three grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Jerrett '65.
Herbert J. Johnson '66 AM, of Laurel, Md.; Dec. 11. He worked for the U.S. Department of Defense at Fort Meade, Md., for more than 39 years. In 1970 he was baptized into the Eastern Orthodox Christian faith as Seraphim Johnson. Ordained a sub-deacon in 1971, a deacon in 1975, and a priest in 1981, he became the founding rector of St. Cosmas Orthodox Church, in Langham, Md. He was elevated to the rank of protopresbyter in 2009 and continued to serve at St. Cosmas until his death. He is survived by his wife, Anastasia, known as Linda Wentworth '66 AM until her baptism; two daughters; a son; a granddaughter; his mother; and a brother.
Geoffrey Golner '67, of Berkeley, Calif.; Dec. 15, of prostate cancer. He was a former professor of physics at Maharishi Univ., Iowa. He is survived by his mother, Dorothy Robinson Golner '44, and a sister.
Eva Szelenyi Gerdts '71, of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; Feb. 4, of adenocarcinoma. She was a former fashion model and a retired U.S. Postal Service rural mail carrier. She was involved in education and community organizations, including the founding of Hyla Middle School, an independent school with an environmental focus, on Bainbridge Island. An avid photographer, she pursued her art through global travels with her family. She is survived by her husband, George Gerdts '69; a daughter; her father; a sister-in-law, Nadine Gerdts '78; four nieces; and a nephew, William Gerdts Lacker '13.
Glenn T. Wilson '73, of Summerfield, Fla., formerly of Stamford, Conn.; Jan. 4, 2009. He worked as an actuary at CIGNA and AETNA, and later as a vice president of Carver Federal Savings Bank in New York City, before forming 4ACTS, an actuarial consulting and recruitment company. He enjoyed being a mentor and advisor to many African American actuaries. He is survived by his wife, Cookie; two daughters; and three sons.
Brian Aitken '75, of New York City; July 18. He was the owner of Acanthus Ancient Art in New York City. He is survived by his brother, Bruce Aitken, 10235 Beaver Pond Ln., Corning, N.Y. 14830.
Arlene M. Gensler '89, of Fort Collins, Colo.; Jan. 10. She was an avid quilter and traveler. She participated in community projects as a member of many quilt guilds. She camped at most major national parks and monuments in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to traveling the world. She was a devout Roman Catholic and over the years belonged to several churches where she served as a religious education teacher, lector, and Eucharistic minister. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by her husband, Gordon; a daughter; a son; a brother; three nieces; and a nephew.
Brienin Bryant '94, of New York City; Dec. 23, of breast cancer. An actor, she performed at Trinity Repertory Company (R.I.), the New York Shakespeare Festival, Yale Repertory Theatre (Conn.), the Mark Taper Forum (Calif.), and Seattle Repertory Theatre (Wash.). She also appeared on television in episodes of Law and Order, Oz, and Third Watch, and had a role in the 2009 film Cold Souls. She is survived by her husband, Shael Polakow-Suransky '94; her mother; a brother; and numerous family members and friends.
Scott Swanson '94, of Chicago, formerly of New York City; Jan. 11. He was a volunteer with several organizations and a teacher and mentor to many students. In 2004 he joined the staff of Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Ill. (IMSA) as an application developer and later as a strategic technology coordinator. In 2008 IMSA presented him with the Alumni Distinguished Leadership Award. Prior to joining IMSA, he held positions in technology and news media at EarthWeb and the Children's Television Workshop in New York City. He enjoyed cooking. He is survived by his mother, stepfather, and numerous friends.
Sale Casey Johnson '02, of Los Angeles and New York City; Jan. 4. Diagnosed with juvenile diabetes, at age 14 she cowrote the book Managing Your Child's Diabetes with her father, Robert Wood Johnson IV. She left Brown after one year, and as a celebrity actress and heir to the Johnson and Johnson fortune she was frequently reported on in the tabloids. She is survived by her parents, a daughter, and two sisters, Jaimie Johnson '05 and Elizabeth Johnson '10.
Carol Campbell Renfrew '39 AM, of Moscow, Idaho; Jan. 12. She was a retired employee of the Univ. of Idaho. She was the recipient of the Jim Lyle Volunteerism Award (1993), the Univ. of Idaho Foundation Volunteer of the Year Award (1996), the Idaho Treasure Award (1997), and the Distinguished Idahoan Award (2006). In recognition of her patronage of the arts and humanities, the university conferred upon her the Doctor of Humane Letters degree in 2006. She was also involved with several community organizations, including the First Presbyterian Church, the Latah County Historical Society, the Gritman Hospital Board, and the Pleiades Club. She enjoyed animals and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Malcolm, and several nieces and nephews.
Macelyn V. Anders '42 ScM, of Statesboro, Ga.; Jan. 28. He practiced general medicine in Parkersburg, W.Va. (1950–53); served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corps (1953–55); practiced in Warner Robins, Ga. (1955–72); and was director of health services at Georgia Southern Univ. (1972-82). During World War II he worked as a research pathologist on the Manhattan Project. He served on the boards of Ogeechee Home Health and Ogeechee Area Hospice, Ga. He was a member of the Medical Assoc. of Georgia, the Ogeechee Medical Society, and the NRA. He is survived by his wife, Elinor; a son; and two granddaughters.
Harry C. Allen Jr. '49 AM, of Southern Pines, N.C.; Nov. 12. He was a research chemist for the National Bureau of Standards and assistant director of minerals research for the Bureau of Mines before becoming a chemistry professor and department chairman at Clark Univ. (Mass.) in 1969. He published several papers in the field of physical chemistry and coauthored the textbook Molecular Vib-rotors. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Tatnuck (Mass.) Country Club and Seven Lakes (N.C.) Country Club and was president of the Seven Lakes Computer Club and the Sandhills (N.C.) Photography Club. He enjoyed gardening, playing golf, listening to music, and all aspects of photography. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; a daughter; a son; and two granddaughters.
Juanita Hubbard Wagner '49 PhD, of Camano Island, Wash.; Dec. 10. After working in California and Tennessee on the Manhattan Project during World War II, she became the first woman to receive a doctorate in chemistry at Brown. She was on the faculty at Washington State Univ. She attended law school and worked for the Environmental Protection Agency. She ran for state legislature twice and was on the state board of medical examiners. She served as president of the Camano Water Assoc. board. She is survived by three children and a granddaughter.
Allan H. MacLaine '51 PhD, of Charlestown, R.I.; Dec. 17. He taught at Texas Christian Univ., Univ. of Mass. Amherst, and Brown (1947–1950) before joining the faculty of the Univ. of Rhode Island in 1962 as professor of English. At URI he chaired the English department and was dean of the Division of Univ. Extension (now the College of Continuing Education). He was a member of the Modern Language Assoc. and the Assoc. for Scottish Literary Studies, and served as president of the National College English Assoc. He was a lifetime fellow of the National Univ. Extension Assoc. He published several books, articles, and reviews. He is survived by his wife, Stacy, and a daughter.
Melvin P. Mohn '52 ScM, '55 PhD, of Spring Hill, Kans.; Jan. 2. He taught at the Univ. of Kansas Medical School and later ran its willed body program. He retired in 1988. His career included a speaking engagement in 1957 at the Royal Academy of Sciences in London and coediting and illustrating several surgical anatomy textbooks. He was active in civic and community organizations and was a member of several boards. He was also a member of the Rotary Club, the Masons, the Lions Club, the Olathe Trail Riders, and the chimes choir at Spring Hill United Methodist Church. He is survived by a daughter, a son, eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
Amante R. Manzano '61 AM, of Daly City, Calif.; Jan. 14. He was a career diplomat. He served in the Philippine foreign service for 46 years. He enjoyed playing tennis. He is survived by a son, three grandchildren, and two sisters.
Herbert J. Johnson '66 AM (see '66).
Charles A. Hamblet '67 MAT, of St. Marys, Ga.; Jan. 9, of a brain tumor. He was headmaster of St. George's School in Newport, R.I., from 1989 to 2004. Before that he taught at Governor Dummer Academy (now Governor's Academy) in Byfield, Mass., and coached basketball at Phillips Exeter Academy, in Exeter, N.H. He retired from St. George's in 2004, only to become acting headmaster at Westchester Country Day School, in High Point, N.C., two years later. He retired for good in 2009. That October, the New England Basketball Hall of Fame honored him in the scholar-athlete category. He enjoyed playing basketball and golf. He is survived by his wife, Carol; two sons; three grandchildren; and three brothers.
Burton M. Leiser '68 PhD, of Briarcliff Manor, N.Y.; Nov. 10, of liver cancer. He spent 11 years as a professor of philosophy at Drake Univ. in Des Moines, Iowa, before retiring as distinguished professor of philosophy at Pace Univ. in New York City. He earned a J.D. from Drake in 1981, and after passing the Iowa Bar he became legal assistant to the Chief Judge of the Iowa Court of Appeals, while still teaching philosophy at Drake. He passed the New York Bar in 1985. He published several books, including Values in Conflict: Life, Liberty, and the Rule of Law; Custom, Law, and Morality: Conflict and Continuity in Social Behavior; and Liberty, Justice, and Morals: Contemporary Value Conflicts. He was a member of the American Philosophical Assoc., the Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, the Society for Philosophy and Public Policy, the American Academy of Religion, the Society of Biblical Literature, and the Assoc. for Jewish Studies. He is survived by his wife, Janet Johnson; three children; and three grandchildren.
George B. Von Der Lippe '75 AM, '78 PhD, of Bedford, N.H.; Nov. 2, after a long illness. For 26 years he was a professor of German at St. Anselm College, where he chaired the modern languages and literature department. His scholarship involved groundbreaking literary detective work comparing Edgar Allan Poe and E.T.A. Hoffman. An avid boxing fan, he translated the German bestseller Max Schmeling: An Autobiography into English. He is survived by his son, his mother, and his former wife.
Joasaph F. McLellan '96 PhD, of Roslindale, Mass.; Dec. 18, of cancer. He taught Slavic language and literature at the Univ. of Missouri and at Princeton before being tonsured at Holy Trinity Monastery in New York and ordained a priest in December 2008. He was appointed head of the Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem and in that capacity served the Convent of the Ascension and the Convent of St. Mary Magdalene. He is survived by his stepmother, three sisters, two brothers, and numerous family members.
Ilana Schuster Jonsson '04 MAT, of Lincoln Park, N.J.; Jan. 17, of injuries sustained in a car accident. She was a biology teacher at Montville High School in New Jersey and an adviser to the school's Science Olympiad. She is survived by her husband, Justin; her parents; a sister; a brother, David Schuster '01; and her grandmother.
David Feldman, of Providence; Dec. 29, of respiratory failure. He was involved in defense work at the National Bureau of Standards during World War II. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, an assistant professor of physics at the Univ. of Rochester, and an associate professor of physics at Brown before he was named a full professor in 1959. He retired in 1991. He was instrumental in modernizing Brown's physics department by broadening it to include particle and nuclear physics. He developed the High Energy Theory group. He also worked with Nobel Laureate Chen Ning Yang, defining asymptotic states in quantum field theories. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi. He enjoyed classical music concerts and gardening. He is survived by two sons, including Robert Feldman '78; and two granddaughters.
Jack Hale, of Atlanta, Ga.; Dec. 9. He taught and conducted research in Brown's mathematics department. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including the Chauvenet Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a British Carnegie Fellowship, and the Sigma Xi Research Award. He was a member of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, an honorary fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He received several honorary degrees from universities around the world. He is survived by his wife, Hazel; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Michael B. Macko, of Providence; Jan. 24, after a long illness. He maintained a private medical practice until 1992 when he joined the staff at the Providence VA Hospital, working part-time in the ambulatory medicine division. In 2001 he began teaching full-time at Roger Williams Univ. and directed the Introduction to Clinical Medicine Program at Brown. He was a past president of the Providence Medical Assoc. and the R.I. Medical Society. He was a clinical associate professor of medicine at both Boston Univ. and Brown. He was one of the founding board members of the Quality Institute of Rhode Island. He enjoyed cooking, skiing, playing squash, and racing boats competitively on Narragansett Bay. He is survived by his sister, Nancy Macko Shelby '73; an aunt; a niece; and a nephew.