Una Louise Austin Deutsch, who was secretary/administrative assistant to the Chaplain for 32 years until her retirement in 1983, died on August 6 at the age of 82.
Mrs. Deutsch came to the University in 1950. In the early seventies she was one of the founders and the first secretary of the A-3 Assembly at Penn, and she later served on its steering committee. In 1980-81 she was the Almanac representative for the Assembly. She also served as the chair of the 25 Year Club in 1980.
After retiring Mrs. Deutsch was a volunteer at HUP for a decade, and served a term as vice president of the Center City chapter of the AARP and as vice president of the Senior Fellowship of Woodland Presbyterian Church. She also represented the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rosemont as a delegate to the Episcopal Diocesan Conventions; she was the first woman to be a board member of the Episcopal Church Club. She was a member of the Business and Professional Women's Lansdowne Chapter and 20th Century Club of Lansdowne, and was active with Emergency Aid of Philadelphia.
She is survived by her daughter, Louise B. Rees, a serials librarian in Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center; her son, Carl F.; four grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cardiology Department of HUP.
Jacqueline Sayles Henry, a retired junior accountant in LRSM, died August 16 at the age of 66. Mrs. Henry came to Penn in 1970 as an accounting clerk in LRSM where she continued to work until her retirement in 1994.
She is survived by her daughter, Jennie Marlene Evans, two sons, John Marshall Henry and Carl Everett Henry, one grandson, Bryant Keith Henry; four great-grandchildren, four sisters, and a brother.
Robert Y. Tan, 31, of Center City, a postgraduate enrolled in Penn's pre-med program, died Friday, September 1, at his parents' home in Hummelstown, Pa. Mr. Tan graduated with a degree in marketing from Pennsylvania State University, where he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi. He attained the position of district manager for Pepsi-Cola in Philadelphia, which he held for seven years, and owned and operated Pearl Management, a real estate company, before enrolling at Penn. His sister, Alice Tan '93 said of him, "He wanted to do more with his life than just making money."
During his two years at Penn, Mr. Tan was active in volunteer efforts. He participated in the Big Brother/Big Sister Program, for which he also served as a board member; in the Hat Society, which raises money for children with cancer; and in the pediatric ward of the Thomas Jefferson Hospital.
Mr. Tan is survived by his father, T. Ling, mother, Esther J. (Kho), brother, Paul B., and sister, Alice A. Contributions may be sent to Make-a-Wish Foundation, 2938 Columbia Ave., Suite 1002, Lancaster, Pa. 17603.