Howard I. Angell '31, of Cranston, R.I.; May 10. He was an analytical chemist at the former Uniroyal Inc. in Providence, retired in 1974. He was a direct descendent of Thomas Angell, one of the founders of Rhode Island, and former president of the Thomas Angell Family Association. His memberships included the Friends of the Cranston Library, the Cranston Historical Society, AARP, and Phillips Memorial Baptist Church in Cranston, where he served as trustee, deacon, and choir member, and on the Board of Christian Education. He is survived by a daughter, two grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Henry E. Stanton '34, of Menlo Park, Calif.; Apr. 28. He was the owner of Cornish and Carey Insurance until retiring in 1982. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by two daughters, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Ruth Goldstein Fineshriber '35, of Los Angeles; Mar. 31.
Norman M. Appleyard Jr. '36, of Boynton Beach, Fla., and Lincoln, Mass.; May 19, of kidney failure. He was the owner of P.G. Gray Co. in Weston, Mass., until his retirement in 1979. He was a member of the Weston Golf Club and the Quail Ridge Country Club (Boynton Beach). He is survived by his wife, Lillian; three daughters; son Norman M. Appleyard III '68, PO Box 74 East Orleans, Mass. 02643; 12 grandchildren, including Craig L. Appleyard '95; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Lauriston P. Winsor '36, of Plymouth, Mich.; June 17. He was a professor of electrical engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute until his retirement in 1978. He served as a consultant and expert witness in lawsuits regarding electrical fires. He was an active member of Hope United Methodist Church, the Brunswick Historical Society, the Boy Scouts of America, and the Rensselaer Retirees, and was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge. He is survived by a son, two daughters, seven grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.
Gertrude Kopech Franzl '37, of Providence, R.I.; June 18. She had a career in medical research, and wrote several professional articles before retiring. She was a member of Congregation Sons of Jacob Synagogue. She is survived by a daughter, three grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.
Anna Levy Kay '37, of Providence, R.I.; Jan. 9. She was a retired public relations supervisor at Pawtucket Memorial Hospital (R.I.). She is survived by a son and three daughters, including Irene Seff, 3805 Oxbow Village Ln. NW, Albuquerque 87120.
George Toelken '37, of Waterford, Conn.; Apr. 22, of Alzheimer's. He was a retired supervisor for the Lycoming Div. of AVCO Mfg. Corp. in Stratford, Conn. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; a daughter; a son; and two grandchildren.
Charles S. Wheeler '37, of Seattle, Wash.; Jan. 12, 2007.
E. Warren Fisher '38, of Fair Lawn, N.J.; Jan. 16. He was a retired advertising manager for New York News Inc. He is survived by his wife, Marie.
Mary Purvis Heller '38, of Mason City, Iowa, formerly of Bogota, N.J., and Niantic, Conn.; May 17. She taught at the Bogart Memorial Nursery School (N.J.), until her retirement in 1979. She resided in Niantic from 1979 to 2002, serving as an active member of the Niantic Baptist Church, moving in 2002 to Mason City. She enjoyed reading, painting, and drawing. She is survived by a daughter, a son, and three grandchildren.
Peter C. Petropoulos '40, of Newport, R.I.; May 22. He owned and operated Harold's Camera Centre in Newport. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Newport Lions Club, the Newport Historical Society, the Newport Recreation Commission, and St. Spyridon's Church, and served on the board of directors for the Mary Street YMCA. He is survived by his wife, Athena; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Armand DeFusco '41, of Providence, R.I.; Apr. 27, of cancer. He was a chemist and process engineer for U.S. Rubber Co. in Providence until 1976. In 1952 he earned his amateur radio license and was a member of the Providence Radio Assoc. and the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). He was an avid DXer and made the ARRL DX Century Club honor roll. He is survived by a son, a daughter, three grandchildren, and a sister.
John E. Liebmann '41, of New York City; May 30. He was employed at Liebmann Breweries in Brooklyn, brewers of Rheingold Beer from 1946 to 1964. He later directed the New York office of the Brown development department, assisting with the University's first capital campaign. He served in the U.S. Army, receiving the Bronze Star. In retirement he volunteered with the court monitors program through the Manhattan District Attorney's office. He is survived by his wife, Ellin; a daughter; son Jack '69; and a step-grandson.
Harold A. Stege '41, of Santa Fe, N. Mex., formerly of Holland, Mich., and River Forest, Ill.; June 3. He was employed at Clark and Barlow Hardware in Chicago for over 50 years. He also was director of Villa Park Trust and Savings Bank (Ill.). During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a captain. He was a member of the Community Church of Douglas (Mich.) and Christ Church of Oakbrook (Ill.) and an elder at the First Presbyterian Church of Oak Park (Ill.). He enjoyed tennis, golf, big band music, and duck hunting. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
Caroline Bradshaw Webster '41, of Chatham, Mass.; May 21, after a brief illness. She owned and operated Bradshaw Travel and wrote a regular column in the Chatham Shopper News called "On Travel." She was active in the Chatham Drama Guild and Monomoy Theatre. She volunteered at Cape Cod Hospital and was a board member of the Cape Cod Emergency Medical Services. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, reading, gardening, and playing bridge. She is survived by three daughters, two sons, nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a sister.
John A. Harman '42, of Menlo Park, Calif.; May 20, of metastatic bladder cancer. He worked for Southern Pacific RR Co. until his retirement in 1984. He served in the U.S. Navy, retiring as commander in 1964. He is survived by his wife, Jean; two daughters; two sons; and six grandchildren.
Frieda Bojar Rosenthal '42, of Harrison, N.Y.; May 6. She taught art history and archeology at Columbia Univ. and was an instructor in the fine arts department at Fordham. She was a member of the Commission of the National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., and a trustee of the Brooklyn Museum and chair of its acquisitions committee. She is survived by a daughter; two grandchildren; two brothers, including Samuel Bojar '36; and nephews David Bojar '67, Robert Bojar '73, '76 MD, and Timothy Bojar '98.
Mary A. Barney '43, of Warwick, R.I.; Mar. 7.
Jack H. Laubach '43, of Denver. Colo.; Mar. 12. He was a district manager for Ethyl Corp. in Denver until his retirement in 1982. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy. He enjoyed photography, golf, travel, and fishing. He is survived by a son, a daughter, and a sister.
Alan K. Rowell '43, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., June 6. He was a retired government service manager for G.D. Searle & Co. (now Pfizer) in Fairfax, Va., until retiring to Florida. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by two daughters.
Elizabeth Kinnear Brodmerkle '44, of Lancaster, Mass.; Feb. 22, following an illness. She is survived by three sons, two grandsons, and several nieces and nephews.
Richard E. Flower '44, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., June 20, of a stroke. He was a retired public relations executive employed over the years with several agencies, most recently with Ketchum Inc. of Pittsburgh. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army. He is survived by his wife, Nina, 1123 Siddonsburg Rd., Mechanicsburg 17055; a son; and three grandchildren.
Kenneth A. McMurtrie '44, of Ocala, Fla.; June 9. He was employed with General Electric in Oriskany Falls, N.Y., retiring in 1980 as general manager of the aerospace and defense, sonar, and undersea technology department. He was a youth soccer coach, a member of the American Legion, Angela Santos Post #4781, and a past member of the Oriskany Falls Rotary. He enjoyed cruising, exercising, reading, and studying the stock market. He is survived by his wife, Carolyn; seven sons; one daughter; 14 grandchildren; and brother John '43.
Leonard S. Rogers '44, of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., formerly of Belvedere, Calif.; May 18, of cancer. He was involved in exposition and real estate management, having served as president of National Fairs Inc. and then as vice president of George Little Management (Calif.), which purchased National Fairs in 1986. Previously, he was president of Western Merchandise Mart in San Francisco and general manager of the National Furniture Mart in New York. In his retirement, he worked with the International Executive Service Corp. and assisted agencies in Armenia and Egypt in organizing trade fairs and exhibits to promote local business and private development. He was active in community affairs, serving as chair of the Presidents' Council of Kendal on Hudson (N.Y.), chair of the Belvedere-Tiburon Library Foundation (Calif.), and president of the Market Street Development Project (Calif.). He enjoyed gardening, classical music, hiking, skiing, and traveling. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Orkin Rogers '44, 3205 Kendal Way, Sleepy Hollow 10591; a son; daughters Jane Black '69 and Elisa Legg '75; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Ursula Rothfels Konigsberg '45, of Charlottesville, Va.; Feb. 15, 2007.
Thurston Merrell Jr. '45, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Cincinnati; May 8. He was vice president of Merrell Dow Inc. until his retirement in 1986. He served in the U.S. Navy as a naval patrol bomber instructor. He was chairman of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce and served on the vestry for Church of the Advent (Cincinnati) for 11 years as a warden. He was active in community affairs in Naples, volunteering at Naples Community Hospital and serving as a board member of the Moorings Park Foundation and Pelican Point, where he was president of the board. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; two sons, including Samuel '78; and a granddaughter.
Carolyn Helliwell Campbell '46, of Beverly, Mass., formerly of Wakefield, R.I.; Jan. 12. She was a volunteer airplane spotter for the U.S. government at Quonset Point, R.I., during World War II. She was also an active member of Congregational Church of Topsfield, where she taught Sunday school for several years. She is survived by two daughters, a son, and five grandchildren.
Robert J. Hagelin '46, of Iron River, Mich.; Feb. 22.
Jack H. Schaller '46, of Palm Coast, Fla., formerly of New York City; May 19. He was a certified public accountant in New York City before retiring to Palm Coast. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, earning the Silver Star, three Battle Stars, and the Infantry Badge. A sports enthusiast, he played soccer for the European Theater Services and was awarded two army athletic medals; subsequently he was captain of the Brown soccer team and was named an All-State Team Member. He was an avid salt-water fisherman and former commodore of the Beach Haven Marlin & Tuna Club in Beach Haven, N.J. He is survived by his wife, Lorna; two sons; and two grandchildren.
Charles Goodwin '47, of Baltimore; Apr. 1, of pancreatic cancer. He was a retired educator. Nicknamed "Shang" after a radio character named Shanghai Charlie, he taught at the Gilman School in Baltimore from 1947 to 1957, moved to Weston, Mass., where he served as headmaster of the Meadowbrook School for ten years, and then returned to Baltimore to teach at the Boy's Latin School until his retirement in 1971. He served on numerous boards and was a member of the Corporation of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Mass.), a commodore of the Quissett Yacht Club (Mass.), and a member of the Elkridge Club (Md.), Men's Hamilton St. Club (Md.), and the Bachelor's Cotillion (Md.). He had a vast collection of flags and flew a different flag on his flagpole every day, each marking an event somewhere in the world. He also enjoyed reading and sailing. He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; two stepdaughters; two stepsons, including Hambleton D. Lord '83; eight step-grandchildren; and a sister.
Charles W. Tator '47, of Salem, N.Y.; May 11. He was the proprietor of Tator Dodge in South Salem, established in 1914 by his father. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theater. He was a lifetime member of the South Salem Fire Dept., serving twice as chief and as a past fire commissioner, and was a member of the N.R.A. and the Fish and Game Assoc. He is survived by his wife, Margarete; a daughter; and a son.
Robert Bell '49, of Elizabeth City, N.C.; June 10. He was a retired engineer with Shell Oil Co. He served in the U.S. Navy and was an avid sailor. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; a daughter; three sons; and five grandchildren.
Lorraine S. Bliss '49, of Providence, R.I.; June 2. She worked for several years for the State of Rhode Island and was a member of Temple Emanu-El. She is survived by three cousins, including Dan Bliss '57.
Paul J. Ledwith '49, of Franklin, Mass.; Feb. 12. He was a commercial artist with Colourpicture Publishing of Boston for 25 years, when he decided to form his own business, Paul Ledwith Designs Inc., in Medfield. He specialized in silkscreen and printed signs for business until his retirement in the 1980s. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, successfully completing 33 missions, and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and an Air Medal with four oak-leaf clusters. He played bugle with the Norman Prince Drum and Bugle Corps, was camp counselor at Camp Hale (N.H.), and was a longtime member of the Beckwith American Legion Post in Medfield. He is survived by his wife, Mary; three daughters; a son; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Jean Fitzgerald Andrews '50, of Wilmington, Del.; May 30, of heart failure. She was a systems analyst for three firms that consulted with the U.S. Department of Defense. Previously she was research director of the Housing Guidance Council in Bethesda, Md., and an English teacher at the College of William and Mary. She was a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners. She enjoyed gardening, skiing, hiking, and genealogy. She is survived by her husband, Peter; daughter Patricia Andrews Gray '80; son Richard and his wife, Catherine Lanctot Andrews '78, 604 Lindsey Rd., Wilmington 19809; and two grandchildren.
Donald S. Gleason '50, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; May 3. He worked in human resources for GE, Honeywell, and Raytheon before retiring. He served in the U.S. Navy Amphibious Force during the Korean War. He enjoyed his family, Cape Cod, and the Boston Red Sox. He is survived by his wife, Kate Urch Gleason '52; a daughter; two sons; three grandchildren; and two brothers.
Martha Mayr Linden '50, of West Bridgewater, Mass.; Mar. 15. She was an assistant town accountant for West Bridgewater. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles. She is survived by two daughters, five sons, ten grandchildren, one great-grandchild, a sister, and a brother.
Francis H. Mahoney '50, of Lenox, Mass.; Apr. 29. He was a teacher, coach, and basketball player. He taught English at the former Stockbridge School, Monument Mountain Regional High School, and Berkshire Community College, where he also coached the basketball team. He played basketball for one year with the Boston Celtics and later for the semi-professional Lenox Merchants. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Army and later in the Army Reserves until 1956. He was a communicant of St. Ann's Church and a member of the Irish American Club of Berkshire County and the NBA Players Assoc. He and his wife were pictured in Norman Rockwell's famous painting The Marriage License. He is survived by his wife, Joan; two daughters; two sons; and eight grandchildren.
Francis L. Poirier Jr. '50, of St. Augustine, Fla.; May 22. He owned and operated Sarasota Sign and Carpet in Sarasota, Fla. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of San Sebastian Catholic Church in St. Augustine. He is survived by two daughters, a son, and five grandchildren.
Helen Humphrey Stone '50, of Newport, R.I.; June 4. She taught in various Newport public schools before retiring. An active member of the United Baptist Church in Newport, she sang in the choir. She also volunteered at Newport Hospital. She is survived by her husband, Edgar '50; two sons; and three grandchildren.
Ernest W. Tuckerman '50, of East Providence, R.I.; May 14. He was a project and plant engineer for Corning Glass Works in Central Falls until his retirement in 1985. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He was active in community affairs, serving as vestry and warden at All Saints Memorial Church (Providence), vestry and risk manager at St. Michael & Grace Church (Rumford), treasurer of the Episcopal Cursillo of Rhode Island, secretary of the Diocesan Council, treasurer of the Anne-Ide Fuller Library, board member of the Weaver Memorial Library, and tutor at the East Providence Community Center. In 1990 he was awarded the East Providence Heritage Days Distinguished Service Award. He is survived by his wife, Eunice; two sons; two daughters; and three grandchildren.
Cecil Snodgras Peterson '51, of Southwest Harbor, Me.; May 1. She was an engineer, designing airplanes at General Dynamics in St. Louis, before marrying and traveling the world. She volunteered as a tax preparer with AARP and IRS VITA program. She delivered Meals-on-Wheels in Southwest Harbor and volunteered with the fundraisers for Southwest Harbor Library. She enjoyed hiking, sewing, knitting, needlepoint, rug making, and cross-stitch. She is survived by two sons, a grandson, and two nephews.
Burton W. Stafford '51, of Greensboro, N.C., formerly of Pawcatuck, Conn.; May 8. He was employed for 33 years with the Stonington Public School system, retiring in 1985 as principal of Pawcatuck Middle School. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, receiving the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He was a member of numerous professional organizations. He is survived by his wife, Gloria; a son; and a granddaughter.
Dale E. Thomas '51, of Greensboro, N.C.; Aug. 1, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Priscilla; a son; and four grandchildren.
George S. Sugden '52, of Greenwood, S.C.; Mar. 23, of Alzheimer's. He was a retired foreign service officer in Washington, D.C. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of the American Foreign Service Association. He enjoyed tennis. He is survived by a stepmother, Marion Smith Sugden; two sons; daughter; Anne Sugden '83; and nine grandchildren.
Albert M. Van Wagenen III '52, of Old Lyme, Conn.; May 26, of cancer. He was a retired vice president of development for the Sugar Foods Corp. and former vice president of Nestl√© food service products division. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Navy Submarine Service. He was a member of the Old Lyme Country Club and the Black Hall Club. He enjoyed hiking, gardening, skiing, and boating. He is survived by his wife, Janet; a son; four daughters; and 16 grandchildren.
Nancy Williams Heneghan DeWolf '53, of Waynesville, N.C.; May 25. She was an assistant account executive for Anderson & Cairns Advertising in New York and retired in 1960. She enjoyed literature, music, the arts, and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Walter '53; a daughter; four sons; and nine grandchildren.
Barbara Brown Glauz '53, of Davis, Calif.; Dec. 4. She is survived by her husband, Robert '53 PhD.
Lloyd Provost '53, of Glen Ridge, N.J.; May 29, of cancer. He was president of the Surety Association of America for 17 years. He was an active volunteer in numerous capacities. He is survived by his wife, Cherry Collins Provost '55; three sons; and seven grandchildren.
Alfred J. Twarog '53, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; Sept. 3, 2007.
Arthur L. Ahlquist '54, of York, Me.; June 17, 2006.
Paul J. Greeley '54, of Tryon, N.C.; June 1, 2006.
William T. Baugh '55, of Laguna Woods, Calif.; Feb. 20, 2006. He is survived by his wife, Sheryl.
Carl W. Koch '55, of Stamford, Conn.; May 9. He was a retired employee of Union Carbide Corp. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Navy. He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Stamford and the Boy Scouts of America, Troop #1. He is survived by three sons, six grandchildren, and a sister.
Winifred Sibley Coleman '56, of Seattle, Wash.; May 24, of a brain tumor. Over the course of her life she served in several positions: editor for the MIT alumni magazine, linotype operator, executive assistant for Richard H. Jackling in Seattle, editorial assistant for the Univ. of Washington Far East department, cub scout leader, and committee member of Discovery Park (Seattle). She was also a hiker, gardener, and homemaker. She was very active in the University Congregational UCC, serving as teacher, council secretary, and chair of the adult day center. Phi Beta Kappa. She is survived by her husband, John; three sons; and five grandchildren.
Charles A. Sandler '56, of Pearl, Miss.; May 24. He spent 25 years in the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator, serving in the Vietnam War, retiring from service to become a Navy Junior ROTC instructor at Pascagoula High School from 1981 to 1986 and Pearl High School from 1986 to 1998. He was an active volunteer and member of the Auxiliary at St. Dominic Hospital, the Military Order of World Wars, the Retired Officers Association, the Daedalians, and the Masons. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; a daughter; two grandchildren; and a sister.
D. Barr Clayson '58, of Naples, Fla., and Weston, Mass.; June 22, of cancer. He was the retired chairman of Standish International Management—an affiliate of Standish, Ayer & Wood—where he previously served as vice president and managing director. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve, including time with the Yale NROTC training for the Pan American Games and the 1960 Olympics as a swimmer. He was chairman of the New England Local Masters Swim Committee until 1997. He is survived by his wife, Pamela; son, Davis '86; daughters Wendy Clayson Harris '87 and Jennifer Clayson Rapp '81, and her husband, Kent M. Rapp '80; eight grandchildren; brothers George '56 and Alan '60; and two sisters, including Nancy Clayson Forster '63, and her husband, Alan Forster '62. A memorial fund in his name has been established to help support the new natatorium under construction at Brown. Donations should be sent to the D. Barr Clayson Memorial Fund, Brown Univ., PO Box 1877, Providence 02912.
John K. Goodridge '58, of Chapala, Jalisco, Mex.; June 30. He was a self-employed marketing consultant. He is survived by his wife, Ingrid, and two sons, including Andrew '96.
Richard H. Morse Jr. '58, of Centerville, Mass.; May 7, of cancer. He was the owner and operator of Compass Wholesale Landscape Supply in Barnstable, Mass., and C&I Recycling Equipment in Hyannis, Mass. He served in the U.S. Army National Guard and Air Force Reserves. He was an avid exerciser and enjoyed biking, weightlifting, boxing, baseball, water- and snow-skiing. He was a volunteer for the Cocker Spaniel Rescue of New England Inc. He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two daughters; and three grandchildren.
William T. Redding '58, of Southern Pines, N.C.; Sept. 29, 2007. He was a writer, director, actor, and entrepreneur. He was involved with several off-Broadway groups, taught English at the Hewlett School (N.Y.), was involved with several animal rights groups in New York City, owned and operated a bookstore/coffee house on Chincoteague Island, Va., and most recently was involved with the preservation and renewal of the Sunrise Theatre in Southern Pines. He is survived by his wife, Kay.
Glenn F. Risedorf '58, of Tucson, Ariz.; Apr. 3. He is survived by his wife, Patricia.
Robert A. Hastings '59, of Marblehead, Mass.; May 20, from injuries sustained in a fall. He was a news editor for the Daily Evening Item (Lynn, Mass.) until his retirement in 1984. After leaving the news business, he ran Hastings Communications Inc., his own public relations firm in Marblehead. Active in the community, he served as president of Family and Children's Services of Greater Lynn, president of the Lynn Business/Education Foundation, a founder of Step Up With Lynn Inc., president of the Rotary Club, and an active board member of the Lynn Museum and the Corinthian Yacht Club, where he was secretary and chaired the race committee. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, six grandchildren, two brothers, and his longtime companion, Patricia Flaherty.
Michael G. Schofield '59, of Rockville, Md.; May 29, of a pulmonary embolism. He was a writer and editor with the Voice of America until 1977, when he joined the U.S. State Department as a pubic affairs officer at the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, retiring in 1996. He worked as a journalist in the Boston bureau of United Press International, was a stringer for Time magazine in Boston, public relations director for the Unitarian Universalist Assoc. in Boston, manager of news and information at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (Mass.), and director of editorial services at the Cousteau Society (Conn.). He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Ellen.
Donald J. Warburton '59, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla.; Aug. 8, 2007.
William J. Gost '60, of Moorestown, N.J.; June 10, of lung cancer. He was a consultant for Lockheed Martin until the time of his death. He also had a 26-year career with the U.S. Navy, receiving numerous military medals and retiring with the rank of captain. He was a member of the National Defense Industries Assoc. and the Military Officers Assoc. of America. He is survived by his wife, Victoria; two daughters; a sister; and a brother, Evan Gost '63.
Merritt Wilson III '60, of Pittsburgh, Pa.; June 7. He was a retired teacher, having taught at Rider College (N.J.), the Univ. of Pennsylvania, and West Virginia Univ. He was an active member of the Renaissance Center, Vintage Senior Center, and First Unitarian Church (all in Pittsburgh). He is survived by a sister and a nephew.
Barry A. McNell '62, of Darien, Conn.; May 18, after a long illness. His investment career consisted of positions with Citibank, Manufacturers Hanover Trust, Paine Webber, Mitchell Hutchins, and most recently managing director for William D. Witter in New York City. He served in the U.S. Army Reserves. An avid sailor, he participated in many prestigious sailing races, including the Newport-to-Bermuda race. He was president and beach chairman of Noroton Bay, and was subsequently crowned King of the Bay. He enjoyed tennis, golf, and the New York Giants. He is survived by his wife, Gail; a daughter, Jessica McNell '06; a son; and two sisters.
Gordon S. Scott '62, of Nashville, Tenn.; Feb. 25.
Michael S. Zarett '62, of San Antonio, Tex.; June 29, 2007.
Sandra Toth Gallagher Saunders '64, of Portland, Ore.; June 16, of cancer. A retired attorney, she was a member of the American Bar Assoc. and the Oregon State Bar Assoc. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and traveling. She is survived by her husband, Stephen L. Gallagher Jr. '61; four stepdaughters; and two grandchildren.
James A. Simpson '64, of Pineville, Ky.; Feb. 3, 2007. He is survived by his wife, Ellen.
Richard F. Davidson '68, of Portsmouth, N.H.; Mar. 18.
Michael F. O'Connor '68, of Easton, Md.; Apr. 30. He is survived by his wife, Pamela; four stepchildren; five step-grandchildren; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
David K. Whalley '68, of Rochester, Mass., formerly of Tulsa, Okla.; June 12. He owned Brooklands Motor (Mass.), a classic-car restoring business. Prior to that, he was employed with Nelson Electric in Tulsa as a product manager. He was a volunteer firefighter in Rochester, coached youth soccer, and was a member of the Greater New Bedford Vocational Advisory Board and Sippican Rod and Gun Club (Mass.). He is survived by a daughter; two sons; his former wife, Marilyn Green Whalley; and a sister.
John A. Irick '69, of Durham, N.C.; June 7. He was a leading figure in the field of biotechnology. Over the course of his career he was founding president, CEO, and director of Apex Bioscience Inc.; cofounder, executive vice president, and director of MERIX Bioscience Inc.; and chief business officer and senior vice president of Biolex Therapeutics (all in North Carolina). In addition he was vice president of the Shaw Group and vice president/director of HemaGen/PFC (both in California); and vice president of two departments at Baxter Healthcare Corp. in Illinois. He also served on the boards and executive committees of the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, the North Carolina Alliance for Competitive Technologies, and the Biotechnology Industry Organization in Washington, D.C. He served in the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Naeda; a daughter; a son; and his father and stepmother, John and Yvonne Irick.
Margaret Joy Veaudry '70, of Saunderstown, R.I.; June 25, after a long illness. She worked at Amica Insurance Co. and the New England Institute of Technology before retiring due to her health. She enjoyed gardening and poetry. She is survived by her husband, Robert; a daughter; two sons; two stepchildren; and a brother.
Michael T. Wise '71, of Lebanon, N.H.; May 28, of pneumonia. He was a retired teacher. He is survived by two brothers, including John '66, and three nieces.
Charles G. Thalhimer Jr. '72, of Richmond, Va.; Apr. 28, after a brief illness. An avid sportsman, he was the owner of Green Top Sporting Goods and former manager of Thalhimer's Department Stores in Richmond. He served in the U.S. Navy and was active in the Richmond community. He was chairman of the Hospital Hospitality House and a member of the VCU Foundation Board. He was a past board member of the Collegiate School, the Boys and Girls Club of Richmond, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Virginia Game and Inland Fisheries, and the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences, and was a member of the MCV Founders Society, MCV Cardiology Consortium, Massey Club, Westwood Club, Country Club of Virginia, and Commonwealth Club. He is survived by his wife, Carol; a daughter; a son; his father, Charles G. Thalhimer and his wife, Sibyl; a sister; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Joanne Josephs Abdalah '73, of Pittsburgh; May 27. She was a social worker. She was an active member of St. George Antiochian Orthodox Cathedral in Pittsburgh, where she taught in the adult church school and sang in the church choir. She was past president of the North American Board of the Antiochian Women and librarian of the Antiochian Village Library. She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter; two sons; a brother; and two sisters.
John G. Earle '73, of Warwick, R.I.; May 24, of complications following surgery. He was a lawyer practicing with Breslin, Sweeney, and Earle LLP in Warwick until illness forced his retirement in 2006. He served in the U.S. Coast Guard. In 2000, he was appointed city solicitor in Warwick. He represented the Chariho School Committee for many years and was a trustee of Rocky Hill School (both in R.I.). He is survived by his wife, Judith; a daughter; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Melissa Prince Quisenberry '77, '79 ScM of Winchester, Ky.; Apr. 14, of cancer. She was president and CEO of AllTranz Inc. and former cofounder/CEO of Alere Medical Inc. She is survived by her husband, John; a daughter; her mother, Phyllis E. Prince; and two brothers.
Alan N. Post '81, of High Point, N.C.; June 19. He was an attorney and partner with Keziah, Gates, and Samet, practicing real property law, real estate finance, zoning, planning, and land use. He was a member of the North Carolina State Bar and Guilford and High Point Bar Associations. He also served as a North Carolina Bar candidate interviewer. He was a past board member of First Bank and the String and Splinter Club, the Kiwanis Club, and High Point Estate Planning Council. He also served as associate deacon, deacon, and elder at First Presbyterian Church in High Point. He enjoyed history, sports, reading, and music. He is survived by his wife, Terri; a daughter; and his mother, Kate Huskins Post.
Eleanor G. Hankins '86, of Olympia, Wash.; Apr. 29. She was a research biologist studying malaria and other infectious diseases in Kenya and Ghana. In the United States she was an active member of St. Mark's Cathedral, serving as acolyte, chalice bearer, and member of the women's choir. She was a volunteer on behalf of Spirit of Faith Children's Orphanage, sponsoring several of its children over the years. She enjoyed rowing. She is survived by her parents, Thomas and Edith Hankins; a sister; a niece; a nephew; and her fianc√©.
Benjamin J. Alden '03, of Edina, Minn.; Mar. 12. He was a graduate student and teaching assistant in geography at the Univ. of Minnesota. He was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church and Archdiocesan Office of Social Justice and a volunteer at Loaves and Fishes, a central kitchen center. He is survived by his parents, Mary and John Alden; two brothers; a sister; and fianc√©e Caitlin Williams.
Artur M. Walther '06, of New York City, formerly of Montclair, N.J.; Apr. 11. He was a social worker at the Fountain House in New York City. He is survived by his parents, Artur and Nancy Walther; and two sisters.
Mildred G. Mathewson '41 AM, of Yarmouth Port, Mass.; Apr. 21. She was a history teacher at Lincoln High School (R.I.), until her retirement in 1980. In the 1940s and 1950s she owned and operated the Toddler Shop in Pawtucket, R.I. She enjoyed traveling, reading, and playing bridge. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
Fern Smith Cox '42 ScM, of Montgomery, Ala.; June 14. She was a professor of plant physiology and marine biology at Huntingdon College in Montgomery for the past 20 years and previously an associate professor of anatomy at the Univ. of Tennessee in Memphis. She was a member of the American Assoc. for Cancer Research and the American Assoc. of Anatomists. She played violin with the Boston Symphony and enjoyed quilting and gardening. She is survived by a son, two daughters, a granddaughter, a brother, and a sister.
Alfred W. Morse '42 AM, of Kennett Square, Pa.; Apr. 19, of congestive heart failure. He was a librarian at Temple Univ. for 24 years. An advocate of world peace, he was an active member of Hockessin Friends Meeting and other Quaker committees. He enjoyed swimming, hiking, tennis, traveling, and stamp collecting. He is survived by his wife, Dorothea; three sons; and four granddaughters.
Robert M. Boynton '50 ScM, '52 PhD, of Carlsbad, Calif.; Sept. 4, 2006. He was a professor of psychology at UC San Diego. Previously, he taught for 22 years at the Univ. of Rochester (N.Y.), where he founded the Center for Visual Science. In 1972 he was awarded the Edgar D. Tillyer Medal for outstanding research in vision by the Optical Society of America. He is survived by his wife, Sheleah.
Arline R. Kiven '65 AM, of Denver, Colo., formerly of Riverside and Providence, R.I.; June 18. She was a retired legislator, teacher, and nurse. A registered nurse, she took a position with American Airlines, which required stewardesses to be nurses. From 1961 to 1966 she was a R.I. General Assembly Legislator fighting for the Fair Housing Act, which was passed in 1965. She taught history at the Community College of Rhode Island (CCRI), retiring in 1984. In 1994 she was inducted into the CCRI Foundation Hall of Fame as one of 12 charter members. In 1988, in Denver, she tutored GED candidates, served on the advisory council of the Volunteers of America, was active in the First Unitarian Church of Denver, and served on the coordinating committee of the Colorado Women for Dukakis. In Rhode Island she served as president of the Providence League of Women Voters and was a founding organizer of the Mt. Hope Day Care Center. She is survived by a daughter, Ruth Kiven Arellana '64; a son; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Henry H. Peyton '68 PhD, of Memphis, Tenn.; June 1. He was a retired professor of English at Memphis State Univ. He was president of the Tennessee Philological Assoc. from 1990 to 1991 and founder and editor of the publication Arthuriana of the International Arthurian Society. He is survived by a daughter, two sons, nine grandchildren, and his former wife, Ann F. Peyton '64 AM.
Esther Karafiath Nemethy '69 PhD, of New York City; Dec. 17, of cancer. She was the director of the Foundation of Scientific Inquiry at New York Univ. She is survived by her husband, Peter, and two brothers.
Samuel W. Eason '78 AM, of Charlotte, N.C.; Apr. 16.
Heidi L. Schulz '91 AM, of Newburyport, Mass.; Sept. 29, 2007. She is survived by her parents, Hans and Margita Schulz.
Brenda L. Lanzendorf '96 AM, of Miami, formerly of Concord, N.H.; Apr. 15. She was a marine archeologist working on submerged cultural resources at Biscayne National Park in Miami. She is survived by three brothers and several nieces and nephews.
Donald H. Fleming, of Cambridge, Mass.; June 16. He taught history at Brown from 1947 to 1958. He was the author and coeditor of several books and numerous journal articles. He was a bon vivant, raconteur, lover of the arts, and supporter of numerous charities. He retired from Harvard in 1999.
Scott D. Zager '10, of Naperville, Ill.; May 26, of cancer. He was a sophomore math major. He is survived by his parents, Dave and Gina Zager; two brothers; his grandparents; and several family members and friends.