Edward G. Boettiger '33, of Rochester, Vt.; Dec. 22. A fellow of the American Assoc. for the Advancement of Science, he was a professor of zoology at UConn from 1946 to 1972. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force. He enjoyed sailing, traveling, and playing tennis. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Louis F. Leonard '36, of West Hartford, Conn.; Jan. 5. He was a retired aeronautic engineer for Pratt and Whitney Aircraft in Hartford. He enjoyed spending time with his family on Chebeague Island, Me. He is survived by three children and nine grandchildren.
Raymond F. Noonan '36, of Pawtucket, R.I.; Jan. 10. He operated the family business, Noonan's Caf√©, in Pawtucket, and later worked as a stockbroker, an inspector with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax Bureau, and a food programs specialist with the Federal Food Stamp Program. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was captain of the Brown 1935–36 basketball team and was selected for the All-New England team and the Brown All-Decade team. He was a life member of the Pawtucket Lodge of Elks, and former secretary of the Brown Club of R.I., and the Pawtucket Boys Club Alumni Assoc. He is survived by a daughter; two sons, including Edward '73; and five grandchildren, including Alexandra Rathmann-Noonan '03.
Rosalie Musen Reizen '36, of Newburyport, Mass.; Jan. 12. She was a retired social worker for the State of Rhode Island. She was a life member of Temple Emanuel, serving as a past president of the Sisterhood, and was active in B'nai B'rith, as well as a life member of Hadassah. She enjoyed traveling and playing golf, mahjong, bridge, and Scrabble. She is survived by a daughter, two grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Louis P. Willemin '36, of Silver Spring, Md.; Jan. 19, from pneumonia. He was a research psychologist for the U.S. Department of the Army. He retired in 1975. He was a member of the Sphinx Club and Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by two sons, five grandchildren, two sisters, and a brother.
J. D. Crocker '37, of Weston, Fla., formerly of Delhi, N.Y.; Dec. 13. He was an attorney with Rushmore, Mason, Marcus, and Crocker in Delhi and Stamford, Conn. He retired in 1993. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, and during the Korean War he was recalled to active service, in the Judge Advocate General's Corps. He was a trustee of the Cannon Free Library, a life member of the Delaware County Historical Assoc., and a past commander of the Donald W. Gleason Post of the American Legion and Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by two daughters and three granddaughters.
Dorothy Pickett Priestman '37, of Tiverton, R.I.; Jan. 23. She was a retired English teacher at East Providence High School. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Hope Congregational Church. She is survived by a son, two grandchildren, and one great-grandson.
Stanley Summer '38, of Providence; Feb. 23. He practiced dentistry in Providence for 64 years. He served in the U.S. Army Dental Corps from 1940 to 1946 and retired with the rank of major. He was a former president of the Brotherhood of Temple Emanuel and a member of Brown's chamber music series and the Providence Art Club. He enjoyed photography, traveling, and playing tennis, violin, and trumpet. He is survived by a daughter, a son, three grandchildren, and three nieces.
David J. Asquith '39, of Sturbridge, Mass. Feb. 3. He was a metallurgist at the former Moore Drop Forging Co. in Springfield, Mass., before starting his own consulting business, Sorby Laboratory, in Sturbridge. He was a member of the American Society for Metals, the American Electroplaters Society, and the Society for Experimental Stress Analysis. He is survived by his wife, Emma; two daughters; two sons; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Dorothy Kent Tucker Browning '39, of Wakefield, R.I.; Jan. 17. She worked as a secretary for U.S. Ring and Traveler Co. and Starkweather and Shepley in Providence. After a 23-year teaching career, she retired as a South Kingstown, R.I., elementary school teacher. She was a lifelong member and former deaconess of Peace Dale Congregational Church. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and a grandson.
Dorothy Frost Cleasby '39, of Cranston, R.I., and Mt. Vernon, N.Y.; Jan. 16. She was an elementary teacher in the Cranston school system and a substitute teacher in the Mt. Vernon school system. She was active in the altar guilds of the Church of the Ascension (N.Y.), Grace Episcopal Church (R.I.), the Society of Companions of the Holy Cross, and Meals on Wheels in N.Y. and R.I. She is survived by a daughter, a son, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Elizabeth Goodale Kenyon '39, of Providence; Dec. 30, after a long illness. After graduating, she worked briefly in the Pembroke College administration, before being hired by Brown President Henry Wriston as a research assistant. She remained active in the Brown community, in the Pembroke Alumnae Assoc., as a chairman of the Scholarship Committee, and as class president in 1962to 1963. She was the first woman to be elected as a Brown trustee, serving from 1965 to 1970. In 1993 she received a Brown Bear Award. She was a member of the John Carter Brown Library's advisory committee, the Brown Faculty Club, the Randolph Mountain Club (N.H.), and for many years was a director of the R.I. Philharmonic Orchestra. She is survived by her husband, Robert '36; two sons; and two daughters-in-law.
H. Arthur Lane Jr. '39, of Orleans, Mass.; Feb. 5. He worked for Swift & Co. before founding Sterling Creamery, a wholesale bakery supply business. In 1955 he was ordained to the Episcopal priesthood in Providence. He served as curate at Grace Episcopal Church in Providence; as rector of St. Michael's-on-the-Heights in Worcester, Mass.; and then as founding rector of St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Darien, Conn. In 1972 he became the chaplain at the Community of Jesus in Rock Harbor, Orleans. He served in that capacity for 39 years. He also served as a dean and as subprior of the Community of Jesus from 2007 until his death. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, and five grandchildren.
Eldon S. Sizer '39, of Swarthmore, Pa.; Jan. 3.
Helen Starrett Peterson '40, of Newport, R.I.; Feb. 15, after a brief illness. She was a retired library assistant for the Middletown (R.I.) Public Library. For more than 25 years after retiring, she delivered books to shut-ins. She also volunteered with Meals on Wheels. She was a member of Friends of the Middletown Library, the Middletown Historical Society, the Norman Bird Sanctuary, the Preservation Society of Newport County, and St. Peter's Lutheran Church, where she taught Sunday school and served in their Lutheran Church Women's Assoc. for more than 30 years. She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter; two sons; and several nieces and nephews.
George L. Palmer '41, of Greensboro, N.C., formerly of Keene, N.H.; Feb. 13. He was a retired president of sales for the Lilly Chemical Co. in Templeton, Mass. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed playing bridge, golf, and tennis. He is survived by two daughters, two sons, nine grandchildren, and a brother, Howard Palmer '50.
James F. Reilly '41, '51 AM, of Riverside, R.I.; Dec. 30. He was a retired teacher. He taught in the East Providence and North Providence school systems, and at the former Catholic Teachers College in Providence. In 1976, he was a headmaster of the Providence Junior Classical School. He was a member of the Providence Preservation Society, the R.I. Historical Society, the Knights of Columbus, and the Berkeley Society. He was a Eucharistic minister at St. Joseph's Church, Providence.
Paul S. Kramer '42, of North Dartmouth, Mass.; Dec. 19. He was a production executive at Aerovox Corp. until 1973. After leaving Aerovox, he worked for family in Boston and in 1983 continued his retail career as a part-time employee of Grundy Lumber and Hardware in Westport, Mass., until his retirement in 1991. He volunteered at St. Luke's Hospital for nine years and at the New Bedford Whaling Museum for 19 years. He was a Mason and a past president of the Dartmouth Lions Club. He was a former board member of Tifereth Israel Congregation and New Bedford Jewish Convalescent Home. He is survived by a son, a sister, four nephews, and two nieces.
Erwin Musen '42, of Boynton Beach, Fla., Feb. 11. He was a partner in the Boston Baby Carriage Co. before moving to Florida in the early 1970s. He was an accomplished artist. He is survived by his wife, Joan; eight children; 19 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Desmond L. Simmons '42, of Kinnelon, N.J.; Dec. 21, following a brief illness. He was a civil engineer for Prudential Insurance Co. and then Rutgers Univ. He retired in 1992. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was an active member of the Smoke Rise Community Church in Kinnelon. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne; a daughter; two stepchildren; four grandchildren; and four brothers.
James H. Van Raalte '42, of Port Washington, N.Y.; Aug. 18. He was the retired president of Smart Set Gloves Ltd. in New York City. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Edith; a brother, Thomas Van Raalte '42; a niece; and a nephew.
F. Sherburne Carter '43, of Duxbury, Mass.; Dec. 15. He worked as a division manager for the New England Telephone Co. for 25 years. In retirement he owned and operated the Indian Pond Cranberry Corp. along with his sons. He also produced Shaker furniture. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Beverly Yacht Club in Marion and the Second Club in Boston, and served as secretary for the Duxbury Yacht Club, where he was awarded the Visitors Cup for outstanding service. As commodore of the Blue Water Sailing Club, he helped inaugurate the biennial race from Marion to Bermuda. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Hanson Carter '41; a daughter; a son; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Enold H. Dahlquist Jr. '43, of Chepachet, R.I.; Jan. 5. He was a pathologist at R.I. Hospital from 1946 until his retirement in 1988. He was associate director of the R.I. Blood Bank in 1955 and director from 1970 to 1988. In addition, he served as a consultant in pathology for the Veterans Administration Medical Center and the R.I. Medical Center. He taught pathology at Tufts and Brown medical schools. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of numerous medical societies and was president of the R.I. Hospital Staff Assoc., the R.I. Society of Pathologists, the New England Transfusion Society, and the American Assoc. of Blood Banks. He was instrumental in the foundation of the R.I. Blood Center. He wrote several medical publications during his career. He was also a Mason and a member of the Gloucester Lions Club, the Gloucester School Planning Committee, the Gloucester Zoning Board, and the Harmony Hill School Board. He was an active member of Trinity Episcopal Church. He enjoyed reading and farming. He is survived by his wife, Ann; four daughters; three sons; 19 grandchildren; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Lois Lindblom Buxton McLaughry '43, of East Greenwich, R.I.; Nov. 21. She was a homemaker and volunteer. She participated in local theater programs in Providence. She was a member of the Providence Junior League, the R.I. League of Women Voters, the R.I. Historical Society, and Agawam Hunt Club, as well as a trustee of Butler Hospital and the Wheeler School. She is survived by five sons, including John Buxton '69 and Bradford Buxton '75; three daughters; 20 grandchildren, including Sara Gilbane Sullivan '02 and Robert Gilbane '05; and 10 great-grandchildren.
William P. Wells '43, of Stroudsburg, Pa.; Feb. 16, after a brief illness. He worked as a buyer for A.B. Wyckoff Department Store until it closed in 1980 and then worked as a property manager for Penn Estates in Analomink, Pa. In retirement he continued to work part-time inspecting new construction. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Force. He was a member of the board of the American Red Cross, the Lehigh Valley Social Service Exchange, the Community Chest, the Salvation Army, the Stroudsburg Area School Authority, the Monroe County General Hospital, and the Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Stroudsburg, where he served both as a deacon and a trustee. He is survived by two daughters, a son, and two grandchildren.
Raymond M. Durfee '44, of Cranston, R.I.; Feb. 2. He was the owner of Durfee Hardware in Cranston. He served in the R.I. House of Representatives for eight years, and in the R.I. Senate for another eight years, during which time he was the Senate Chaplin. He was also elected as a delegate to the R.I. Constitutional Convention. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was a former member of the Brown Band, the Cranston Historical Society, and St. David's Episcopal Church in Cranston, where he taught Sunday school for more than 50 years. He received numerous awards for his public service. He is survived by three sons, including Peter '73 and David '80, '92 PhD; nine grandchildren, including Kevin Durfee '11 and Kyle Durfee '14; and several nieces and nephews.
Helen Keenan Greenwood '44, '51 AM, of Reading, Mass., formerly of Rumford, R.I.; Dec. 27. She taught elementary school in East Providence. She was active in community organizations, served as president of the Rumford Junior Women's Club, and was a founding member of the Rumford Women's Club. She is survived by three daughters, two grandchildren, and a sister.
Robert E. Klie '44, of Closter, N.J.; Mar. 30, 2009.
Rosemary Weil Bersch '45, of Sykesville, Md.; Jan. 12, from a stroke. She practiced family dentistry from 1949 to 1972. She was a member of the American Dental Assoc. and the Federation Dentaire Internationale. She enjoyed knitting, embroidery, gardening, reading, outdoor activities, and traveling. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.
Dorothy Kay Fishbein '45, of Providence; Feb. 5. She was co-owner of Dorothy Kay Clothing Store in Providence for 40 years. She was a member of Temple Beth-El and its Sisterhood. She was a former president of the Pembroke Club of Providence.
Robert E. Beauregard '46, of Valparaiso, Ind.; Dec. 20. He was a retired electrical engineer. He received several outstanding-service awards and commendations for his work at General Electric on a NASA contract for Apollo 11. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers and Theta Kappa Phi. He played the trumpet in various bands and orchestras, including the New Era Band, the Hermit Club Jazz Orchestra, and a church worship team. He is survived by his wife, Lorraine; three daughters; two sons; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Edward N. Saccoccia '46, of Cranston, R.I.; Jan. 11. He owned EDSAC Music and was a self-employed music teacher and musician for 60 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He produced numerous jazz arrangements for large and small bands. He was a member of the Providence Federation of Musicians, the Accordion Teachers Assoc. of Mass., and the American Accordionists Assoc. of N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Lucille; a daughter; five sons; seven grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.
Jane Walsh Folcarelli '47, of Cranston, R.I.; Jan. 9. She was involved in community affairs in Scituate and Providence. She was the North Scituate delegate to the R.I. Democratic State Committee and chaired the Scituate Democratic Town Committee. She was past president of the Pembroke Club of R.I. and served on several boards at Brown. She was active with the Brown Alumni Assoc. and cochaired the committee organizing the annual Pops concert. She was on numerous advisory boards for the Diocese of Providence. She was instrumental in the expansion of the North Scituate Public Library and was a founder of the North Scituate Arts Festival. She was a communicant at St. Joseph's Parish in North Scituate, a lector at St. Sebastian's Church in Providence, and a communicant at St. Paul's Parish in Cranston. She was an avid Red Sox fan. She is survived by four sons and 11 grandchildren.
Dorothy Manna Thornton '47, of White Plains, N.Y.; Feb. 18. She was a retired teacher assistant in the Learning Strategies Program at Mamaroneck Avenue School in White Plains. She was also a private tutor to children with learning disabilities. She is survived by a daughter and three grandsons.
Frank J. Williams Jr. '47, of Amesbury, Mass.; Jan. 15. He was employed as a marketing specialist by major New York City and Boston advertising agencies and later established his own marketing organization. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, where he received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church of the Holy Family in Amesbury. He is survived by several cousins.
Mitchell G. Checrallah '48, of Baldwinsville, N.Y.; Dec. 9. He worked for 37 years in all five boroughs in the New York City school system, serving as teacher, assistant principal, and principal. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He is survived by his wife, Estelle; three daughters; 10 grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.
Edward Crump III '48 of Salem, Ore.; Jan. 27. He was hired as an advisor to the U.S. Employment Service during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations in Washington, D.C., and then moved to Florida to become the executive director of the Mental Health Rehabilitation Foundation of South Florida. He retired from a private practice in guidance and counseling services in Seattle. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the American Psychological Assoc., the American Personnel and Guidance Assoc., Rotary International, Hump Pilots Assoc., and the Sons of the American Revolution, from which he received an award for 50 years of membership. He is survived by his wife, Eileen; two daughters; a son; and two grandchildren.
James H. Davidson Jr. '48, of Coral Gables, Fla.; Dec. 7.
William F. Garrahan '48, of Alexandria, Va.; Feb. 1. He worked for 30 years in the elevator division of Westinghouse Electric Corp. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of St. Luke Catholic Church. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; a daughter; four sons; 13 grandchildren; and a sister.
John P. Prisley '48, of Sterling, Va., formerly of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; Dec. 31. He had an extensive career in the U.S. Navy. In 1973 he retired from the navy and became president of Eco Logics Inc. in Harpers Ferry. He was a member of the Navy League, the Naval Submarine League, the U.S. Sub Veterans, the Naval Institute, Naval Intelligence Professionals, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Kiwanis, and Officers Christian Fellowship. He was also a member of Brown's varsity swimming team and NROTC. He is survived by his wife, Jouett; three children; and seven grandchildren.
Shayle Robinson '48, of Warwick, R.I.; Dec. 31. An attorney and judge, he was a founding partner of Robinson & Mascia in Providence. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. In 1952 he was admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island and in 1956 he was admitted to the U.S. Military Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. He served as a probate judge in Warwick for more than 10 years and later became Warwick City Solicitor. He retired in 1997. He was a member of the American and Rhode Island Bar Assoc. and Temple Sinai and was a past president of Kiwanis. He is survived by his wife, Judy; a daughter; two sons, including Steven '80; eight grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.
Jane Craig Sanger '48, of Duxbury, Mass.; Jan. 26. She was a homemaker and volunteer with several organizations, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust. She was an avid gardener and bird watcher. She is survived by her husband, Jack Eustis; a daughter; a son; four grandchildren; two step-granddaughters; and a brother.
Elizabeth Qua Terrill '48, of Conshohocken, Pa.; Aug. 8.
Henry F. Cauchon '49, of Narragansett, R.I.; Dec. 16. He was a junior high school teacher in Cranston for 32 years. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the Greater Providence Teachers Assoc. and a communicant of St. Pius V Church in Providence, and St. Mary Star of the Sea Church in Narragansett. He is survived by a daughter; a son; three grandchildren; a sister, Katherine Thurber '51; and a nephew, Frederick Thurber '83.
Thomas E. Muddiman Jr. '49, of East Greenwich, R.I., and Naples, Fla.; Dec. 26. He was a R.I. chief federal probation officer until his retirement in 1987. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his wife, Eunice; three daughters; two sons; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Edward J. Saillant '49, of Avon, Conn.; Feb. 14. He worked for 12 years with the Narragansett Brewing Co. before becoming an insurance and financial counselor with Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co. in Hartford. After retiring he started an independent entrepreneurial business, Mother Nature Organic Plant Food. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of the Hartford and National Assoc. of Life Underwriters, the National Charter Life Underwriters, the Leaders Club of Conn., the Lions Club, the Knights of Columbus, and the Golf Club of Avon. He is survived by four daughters, two sons, two grandsons, a sister, a brother, and a nephew, John D. Saillant '79, '89 PhD.
Jean Anderson '50, of Millis, Mass.; May 28, 2010.
Roger F. Hynes '50, of Hilton Head, S.C.; Oct. 5. He worked for 46 years with Armour Meat Packing, retiring in 1989. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie; three sons; six grandchildren; and two brothers.
G. Dickson Kenney '50, of Saunderstown, R.I.; Feb. 9. He was chairman of the board emeritus at Kenney Manufacturing Co. of Warwick, where he had worked since 1954. In 1987 he held the position of chairman for the United Way of Southeastern New England. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He served on the boards of the R.I. Hospital Foundation, the Providence Mutual Fire Insurance Co., the Cranston Print Works, the Providence Public Library, and the First Baptist Church of East Greenwich, R.I., and received numerous awards for his extensive public service. He was an avid sailor. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; a daughter; two sons, including Leslie '79; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother, Philip Kenney '50.
Frederick A. Kozak '50, of Somerset, Mass.; Feb. 1. He was a purchasing agent for Brown for 10 years and then became the purchasing agent for Raytheon in Portsmouth, R.I., until his retirement in 1991. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was a member of several boards, including the Industrial Commission and the Zoning Board of Appeals. He was a member of the Brown Athletic Hall of Fame, having been captain of the Brown basketball team and a member of the Brown football team. For more than 25 years he was a football official for both high school and college football games. He is survived by his wife, Jeanne; five daughters; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Ruth Weiss Soforenko '50, of Palo Alto, Calif.; Feb. 20. She was the retired founder and operator of Ruth Soforenko Associates, an interior design firm. As a member of the American Society of Interior Designers, she received numerous awards for her design work. She was an avid runner and ran her first marathon at age 48. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law.
Robert M. Walling Jr. '50, of Middletown, R.I.; Dec. 21, from a stroke. He was an electrical engineer for the U.S. Naval Underwater Weapons Research and Engineering Station in Newport, R.I., before retiring as senior member of the technical staff of Ocean Technology Inc. in Middletown. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, where he was awarded the EAMETO Medal with one silver star, the Bronze Arrowhead, the Victory Medal for Good Conduct, and the Distinguished Unit Badge. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and a board member of the People's Credit Union in Middletown. He enjoyed gardening, reading, playing golf, and watching the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by two daughters; a son; two grandchildren, including Andrew Crawford '07; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Herbert E. Cushing II '51, of Seekonk, Mass.; Aug. 10.
Helen Finke Leblang '51, of Wilton, Conn.; Jan. 8, after a long illness. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and three grandchildren.
Robert W. Goodwin '52, of Jacksonville, Fla.; Dec. 13. He was the owner and operator of Association Insurance Management in Jacksonville for more than 30 years. He served in the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator. He was active with the Shriners, the Masons, the West Jax Rotary Club, the Florida Yacht Club, and Riverside Presbyterian Church, where he was an elder and chaired various committees. He is survived by his wife, Marlene; a daughter; a son; two grandsons; three stepchildren; six step-grandchildren; and a sister.
Marjorie Reeh Robbie '52, of Medford, N.J.; June 7, 2010. She was a sales associate with Brick Real Estate in Medford. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth; a sister, Janet Reeh Pinkham '50; and a niece, Ruth Pinkham Haring '80.
Albert M. Jonas '53, of Boston; Dec. 5, from multiple myeloma. He was a retired veterinarian. He was instrumental in establishing the section of Laboratory Animal Science at Yale School of Medicine in the mid-1960s, and became the founding dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts Univ. in 1978. He published numerous papers, articles, and book chapters related to veterinary medicine. He was active in national science organizations, including the Committee on Long-Term Holding of Laboratory Rodents of the National Academy of Sciences, the Registry of Comparative Pathology of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, the Special Education Committee of the Society of Pharmaceutical and Environmental Pathologists, the board of the American Assoc. for Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, and the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources. He was an avid sailor and enjoyed playing chess, building and flying model airplanes, and engaging in political discussions. He is survived by his wife, Donna; two sons; and two grandchildren.
Dorothy Christie Malliaros '53, of Methuen, Mass.; Jan. 9. A homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and entertaining. She was an accomplished decorator and golfer and a member of Vesper Country Club, where she won several awards and recorded a hole-in-one. She is survived by two daughters, two granddaughters, a sister, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Alan H. Leff '54, of Malba, N.Y.; Jan. 5. He was the owner and operator of Pilot Gas and Heat Corp. in Long Island City for 34 years. He wrote articles on heating and air-conditioning for the Malba News and Views. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army. He was involved in several community organizations, and was manager of the Malba Pier, president of the Malba Assoc., mediator for the Beacon Center YMCA, and a member of the Community Planning Board. In 1975 he was the YMCA Man of the Year for outstanding service to the YMCA and the community, and in 1998 he received an award from the City of New York Youth Development Institute for his work with the Beacon Centers. He was a skilled sailor and taught advanced piloting for the U.S. Power Squadron for 10 years. He enjoyed skiing, biking, and playing tennis. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; three sons; and eight grandchildren.
Lora Lutes Moncrieff '55, of Pownal, Me., formerly of Monte Sereno, Calif.; Feb. 5, from breast cancer. She was a social worker at Boston City Hospital before marrying, moving, and becoming a homemaker. She volunteered and was instrumental in developing the Reach Out and Read program for child literacy at the East Valley Clinic satellite of Santa Clara County Medical Center, Calif. She enjoyed reading classical and contemporary literature and participated in book discussion groups. She also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, playing Scrabble, gardening, and camping. She is survived by her husband, Robert; two daughters; a son; four grandchildren; a sister; a brother, Chris Lutes '54; and several nieces and nephews, including Chris Lutes Jr. '83, Jessica Lutes '88, Jonathan Lutes '91, and Justin Lutes '93.
Howard B. Greenstein '56, of Cranston, R.I.; Feb. 6. He was a nuclear physicist and a research specialist in laser technology and was a former professor of physics at Stanford. He is survived by two brothers.
Arthur S. Guy '56, of Chandler, Ariz.; Jan. 22. He was self-employed and founded several businesses in the metal fabricating industry in New Hampshire and Florida. He enjoyed running, skiing, and playing golf and tennis. He is survived by his wife, Bernice; two daughters; a son; and three grandchildren.
Peter Gold '57, of Scarsdale, N.Y.; Dec. 15, from cancer. He was a certified public accountant for more than 50 years. He enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; four daughters; two stepsons; and 12 grandchildren.
William N. Poillon '57, of Chicago; Dec. 13. He worked as a research biochemist at Columbia Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center until 1979, then at Howard University's Center for Sickle Cell Disease, before retiring from the Univ. of Illinois in Chicago in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Florence; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Leon B. Dubey Jr. '58, of Chiefland, Fla.; Dec. 10. He was the owner and operator of Dubey's Pet World and a former aerospace pioneer at Republic Aviation Corp. (N.Y.). He played a role in many of the space program missions, including Gemini and Apollo, and was instrumental in the deployment of the anti-satellite program. In addition to numerous technical articles, he also wrote No Need to Count: A Practical Approach to Casino Blackjack. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, mountain climbing, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis; two daughters; a son; nine grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and two brothers.
Anne Thielens Eden '58, of Tempe, Ariz., formerly of Glenwood, Ill.; Jan. 30. She was a homemaker. She enjoyed cooking, painting, making pottery, and riding horses. She was a former member of the Church of the Ascension in Chicago. She is survived by a daughter, two sons, a grandson, and two brothers.
Frederick E. Hill '58, of Glen Ellen, Calif.; Feb. 9, after a short illness. He was a literary agent. He worked as the western states salesman for Little, Brown before becoming head of the company's international division. In the mid 1970s he spent five years as general manager of Sierra Club Books in San Francisco before founding Hill Nadell Literary Agency in 1979. He served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his partner, Peter Gilliam.
Robert A. Pinch '58, of Danvers, Mass.; Dec. 19. He worked as a civil engineer in his early career and later as a skating rink manager. He was actively involved with the Danvers community and youth sports programs. He coached the Danvers Youth Hockey teams and served as president of the North Shore Skating Club. He was a member of the Brown baseball and football teams and Phi Delta Theta. He is survived by his wife, Noy; a son; two grandchildren; and a brother.
Richard J. Riley '58, of Peterborough, N.H., formerly of Hudson, Mass.; Dec. 6, from prostate cancer. He taught in the Boston public school system for several years. In 1970 he moved to New Hampshire and was a guidance counselor at Hollis High School for 27 years. In retirement, he began a second career in antique tools and in 1999 moved his business, Richard J. Riley Antiques, to Peterborough. He was a member of the Brown football team. He enjoyed painting, photography, and attending tool auctions.
Glendon Rowell '58, of Makati, Philippines; Sept. 19, from bone cancer. He held management marketing positions at Reader's Digest in Asia from 1960 to 1975, then became Avon's managing director to the Philippines. He managed the company's regional operations in Hong Kong from 1975 to 1979. In 1979 he began work with Boyden, an executive search consultancy firm in Hong Kong, and became managing partner in charge of China in 1989. He was also the founder and chairman of SearchBank, a multinational executive search firm, and founder of VMV Hypoallergenics. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was an anonymous counselor for the Samaritans suicide prevention call center, founding member of the local Mensa chapter, and vice president of the Rotary Club. He is survived by his wife, Verm√©n; four children, including Cristina Rowell '04 and Laura Bertotto '93, '95 AM; two grandchildren; and a sister.
Arlene Gibson Snyder '58, of Christiansburg, Va.; Feb. 7. She was a social worker at Sykesville State Hospital in Maryland and then spent 20 years as a homemaker. She obtained her master's in counseling in 1985 and worked as a career advisor for the college of business administration at Ohio Univ. She retired in 1996 as a supervisor for Riverbend Nursery in Riner, Va. She is survived by a daughter, a son, four grandchildren, and a brother.
David B. Goshien '59, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio; May 29, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Sally; a sister; and a niece, Nancy Cavender '79.
Melville W. Collins Jr. '60, of Lees Summit, Mo.; Jan. 13. He was a corporate vice president of Information Industries Inc., ran his own consulting firm, and for 15 years was a military consultant for Northrop Grumman. He served 12 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, including two tours in Vietnam, and retired with the rank of major. He was a member of Brown's swimming team, NROTC, and Theta Delta Chi. He enjoyed reading, camping, sailing, scuba diving, auto racing, sports, bluegrass music, and spending time with his grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Joanne; a daughter; three sons; seven grandchildren; a sister; and several nieces and nephews.
Jonathan Dolger '60, of New York City; Jan. 1. He was a self-employed literary agent. Previously he was a managing editor of Dell Books, senior editor at Harper & Row, and vice president and managing editor of Simon & Schuster. He is survived by his wife, Jane; two stepsons; three grandchildren; a sister; a brother-in-law, Roger Widmann '61; a niece, Emily Widmann McBurney '90; and two nephews, including Ken Widmann '97 AM.
William W. Sayles '60, of Lovell, Me., and Barefoot Bay, Fla.; Nov. 27, of cancer. He was the cofounder of Jasins and Sayles Associates, a successful distributor and manufacturer of diagnostic laboratory tests and equipment. After selling the business in 1985, he was involved in coaching youth basketball, tutoring students, and teaching English literacy to adult immigrants. He was active in SCORE and the Lovell Volunteer Fire Dept., and served on the board of directors for the Hillside School in Marlboro, Mass. He enjoyed boating, fishing, skiing, tennis, and travel. He is survived by his wife, Mary; two sons; two grandchildren; and a brother.
Elizabeth Farfaras Balco '61, of Albuquerque, formerly of Greenwich, Conn.; Jan. 12. She taught mathematics and was a guidance counselor at Central Junior High School in Greenwich before becoming a homemaker. In 1980 she returned to work as a part-time computer coordinator and mathematics teacher at the Greenwich Country Day School, eventually heading their math department. After moving to Albuquerque in 1992, she taught mathematics at Albuquerque Academy until her retirement in 2006. She was an accomplished seamstress and artist. She enjoyed skiing, ice-skating, and playing tennis and golf. She is survived by her husband, James Romero; a daughter; a son; three stepchildren; and one grandchild.
W. Kevin Bratton '62, of Santa Barbara, Calif., formerly of Oshkosh, Wisc.; Feb. 1, from a stroke. He taught chemistry at the Univ. of Wisconsin for 15 years before moving to Santa Barbara, where he taught at Santa Barbara City College, Ventura College, Oxnard College, and California Lutheran Univ. When he wasn't teaching, he tutored and built houses in Montecito with Robert Taylor Construction. He was a member of the Brown varsity soccer team and Theta Delta Chi. He is survived by his wife, Teresa; a daughter; five sons, including John '87; 12 grandchildren; and a brother.
John R. Grischow '64, of Akron, Ohio; Feb. 9, following complications from heart surgery. He was an engineer for the U.S. Navy, Babcock & Wilcox, and Aerospace Design & Fabrication. He is survived by a daughter, a son, his father, his former wife, four brothers, and several nieces and nephews.
Judith Van Riper '65, of Ponce and San Juan, P.R.; Oct. 8, 2009, from lung cancer. She is survived by a sister, Karen Van Riper '68; and a brother.
Peter T. Clausen '67, of Tenafly, N.J.; Nov. 29. He was a retired attorney. He worked as a tax editor at Prentice Hall Inc. and subsequently went into private law practice. He served in the U.S. Navy as a pilot. He is survived by a daughter, a sister, and his father.
Sally Davis Weber '67, of Desert Hot Springs, Calif.; Aug. 23. She was a retired pastor. She served in Presbyterian churches in Nevada, Oregon, and California. She is survived by two sons and four grandchildren.
Mary Banchero Peltier '68, of South Bend, Ind.: Jan. 17, from lung cancer. She taught courses in computer science at St. Mary's College from 1977 until becaming responsible for administrative computing in the 1990s. She was active in St. Joseph Parish in South Bend, working with faith-sharing groups and serving as a Eucharistic minister. She is survived by her husband, Charles; two sons; four grandchildren; and two sisters.
Howard A. Patz '70, of Centennial, Colo.; Nov. 14.
Barbara Alexander Pan '72, of Concord, Mass.; Feb. 16. She was a retired research coordinator at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is survived by her husband, Tai-sheng Pan; a son; and three sisters.
Carolyn R. Bray '76, of East Providence; Jan. 19, from a chronic illness. She was an active coordinator of social justice programs. She was director, editor, and writer for R.I. Women for a Nonnuclear Future, based in Providence. She was an accomplished poet and participated in poetry writing groups and several church groups.
Barney J. Solomon '77, of Florence, Mass.; Feb. 15. He was a retired employee of HBO in New York City. He is survived by a sister, a brother, Andrew Solomon '75, and a niece, Daria Solomon '09.
Musa Kalimallah '78, of Providence, formerly of St. Louis; Dec. 4, from a heart attack. He was a senior customer service representative with Citizens National Bank and also worked with developmentally disabled youth. He is survived by a son, three sisters, a brother, and several nieces and nephews.
Wendy Schnipper Clayton '85, of Lexington, Mass.; Nov. 29, from ovarian cancer. After serving as a clerk in the New Hampshire Supreme Court and having successful careers at Fidelity Investments, Goodwin Procter LLP, she was general counsel at DDJ Capital Management in Wellesley, Mass, for 14 years. She is survived by her husband, Aaron B. Clayton '85; two daughters; her parents; two brothers; and several in-laws, including sister-in-law Ronna Clayton Benjamin '81.
Sanghoon Lee '90, of Hong Kong, formerly of Seoul, Korea; Dec. 21. He was a partner in the law firm Linklaters LLP. He is survived by his wife, two sons, his parents, a sister, and a brother, Sangyeup Lee '92.
Elizabeth Hahnemann Cuthill '46 ScM, of Frederick, Md.; Jan. 11. She was a retired mathematician for the David Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center in Washington, D.C. She was a member of the Mathematical Assoc. of America, the American Mathematical Society, and the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Assoc. She is survived by a daughter and two granddaughters.
Laura G. Anderton '48 ScM, of Raleigh, N.C.; Feb. 19.
William H. Davis '48 PhD, of Bar Harbor, Me., formerly of Marietta, Ohio; Jan. 10. He was an assistant professor of physics at the Univ. of Buffalo from 1948 to 1954 and retired in 1983 as head of the physics department at Marietta College. He enjoyed traveling, hiking, kayaking, and photographing nature. He is survived by his wife, Glenna; two daughters; six grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Joseph X. Brennan '49 AM, of South Bend, Ind.; Oct. 25. He was a professor of English at the Univ. of Notre Dame. He published several articles related to American literature. In 1985 he was awarded a Fulbright grant to lecture at the Univ. of Coimbra, Portugal. He enjoyed gardening and listening to classical music. He is survived by his wife, Sheilah; two sons; five grandsons; and two brothers.
Helen Keenan Greenwood '51 AM (see '44).
James F. Reilly '51 AM (see '41).
Stanley Rothman '51 AM, Florence, Mass.; Jan. 5. He was professor emeritus of government, and director of the Center for the Study of Social and Political Change at Smith College. He also taught as a visiting lecturer at Yale, Harvard, the Universidad Iberio America in Mexico, the Catholic Univ. of Santiago in Chile, and UMass-Amherst. For many years he was honorary chairman of the National Assoc. of Scholars, in Princeton, N.J. He authored and coauthored more than 20 books and 130 articles and received numerous awards, including the Sidney Hook Award from the National Assoc. of Scholars and an award from the New England Chapter of the American Medical Writers Assoc. for his book Environmental Cancer—A Political Disease? During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. Phi Beta Kappa. He is survived by his wife, Eleanor; a son; two grandsons; and a brother.
Howard S. Collins '55 AM, '60 PhD, of Quezon City, Philippines; Feb. 28, 2009, of cardiac arrest. He was the retired director of the Seoul International School.
Libby Fleisher Titlebaum '56 ScM, of New York City; June 25, 2010. She was the consumer affairs specialist for Stop & Shop Companies Inc. She was a member of the League of Women Voters, Newton Symphony Orchestra, and the Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries.
Henry F. Cauchon '61 AM (see '41).
Leon F. Bouvier '64 AM, '71 PhD, of Virginia Beach, Va.; Jan. 26. He was a sociology professor at Old Dominion Univ. until Nov. 2010. He taught at several schools over the course of his career, including Georgetown Univ., Siena College, Univ. of Scranton, Tulane Univ., and URI. He was director of research and vice president of the Population Reference Bureau in Washington, D.C., and was demographic advisor to the Select Committee on Population of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Select Commission on Immigration and Refugee Policy. He coauthored or edited more than 60 articles and books and published the textbook Population and Society: An Introduction to Demography. He is survived by four children, eight grandchildren, and 14 grandchildren.
William R. Hamrick '66 PhD, of Cincinnati; Nov. 2. He was a retired professor of English and linguistics at the Univ. of Cincinnati. He was active in St. John's Unitarian Church's music program. He is survived by three children.
Anne D. Pasquino '67 MAT, of Westfield, Mass.; Feb. 6. She taught math and computer science at Westfield State College for more than 32 years. She enjoyed traveling, skiing, kayaking, hiking, and sailing. She is survived by three brothers.
Ashok S. Kalelkar '69 PhD, of Stoneham, Mass.; Aug. 6, from heart failure. He specialized in consulting to senior management on issues of strategy and efficient operations in the oil and gas industry. He worked in various management positions for more than 30 years at Arthur D. Little Inc. and served as a management consultant and director of Mosaic Company. He was a venture partner with the Boston office of Seed Capital Partners and a founding charter member of TiE Boston, where he served on its board of directors as a past president and later as chairman. He served on the boards of several companies, including Intelligent Distance Learning Systems Inc., InteQ, and Cyota. He was a mentor to the Indian and entrepreneurial communities.
Chongman Lee '69 PhD, of Tallahassee, Fla.; Nov. 21.
Robert H. Hammond '70 PhD, of Leander, Tex.; Dec. 28, after a long illness. He had a long career at Panametrics Inc. in Waltham, Mass. He was an avid sailor and photographer and enjoyed drawing and music. He is survived by his wife, Mary; his mother; two sisters; and a brother.
Judith Heelan, of Jamestown, R.I.; Feb. 15. She was director of the microbiology lab at Memorial Hospital, in Pawtucket, R.I., from 1989 until her death. Before joining the Brown faculty, where she taught for 23 years, she taught at R.I. College and Salve Regina Univ. She was a professor of pathology and laboratory medicine and codirector of the pathology residency program at the Warren Alpert Medical School. She was also site director for Memorial Hospital's pathology residency program. She served as vice chair of Brown's Clinical Faculty Advisory Committee. In 2000 she received the Teaching Recognition Award for Clinical Faculty, and in 2004 she received the Teaching Excellence Award for Clinical Faculty at Brown. She was a member of the American Society of Microbiology, on the board of directors for the Northeast Assoc. for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Disease from 1989 to 1991 and served on their executive board from 1991 to 2000. She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter; a son; and six grandchildren.
John Ladd, of Providence and Lancaster, N.H.; Feb. 6. He was a professor of philosophy at Brown for more than 50 years and the first chair of the program in biomedical ethics. He was acting director of Brown's Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America. He held teaching positions at Harvard, the Univ. of Goettingen (Germany), and Smith College. In 1958 he was at Oxford on a Guggenheim Fellowship. He was the author of several scholarly articles on political and legal philosophy, computer ethics, and biomedical ethics. He was active in the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, of which he was secretary/treasurer for 13 years and later president. He was the first chairman of the Committee on Philosophy and Medicine for the American Philosophical Assoc. and served on its executive committee and its committee on computers. He is survived by his wife, Rosalind Ekman Ladd '56 AM, '62 PhD; three daughters; and four grandchildren.
Jan Tauc, of Washougal, Wash., formerly of Providence and Czechoslovakia; Dec. 28. He was a professor of physics at Brown from 1970 to 1992. He previously held positions as visiting professor at the Univ. of Paris and Stanford; director of the Institute of Physics at Charles Univ. in Prague; and UNESCO Research Fellow at Harvard. He chaired the program committee for the 1960 International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors h in Prague. He wrote and edited numerous books and edited three professional journals. In 1987 he was issued a valuable patent for a method to investigate properties of thin films using picosecond spectroscopy. He was a member of the American Physical Society and the National Academy of Sciences. He is survived by a daughter, a son, and four grandchildren.