Margaret M. McCormack a former employee in University admissions died on May 18.
Ms. McCormack joined Penn as a file clerk in the admissions office in May of 1947 and retired as a section leader I in the same department in 1982.
She is survived by nine nieces and nephews.
Edward Joseph McFall, the former director of the news bureau, died on August 18 at the age of 69. Mr. McFall was director of the University news bureau from 1978 until he left in 1989.
Mr. McFall graduated from Temple University and served in the Navy from 1954-1956 aboard the USS Siboney. After leaving the Navy he worked as a reporter for UPI for ten years and managed the Philadelphia bureau from 1970-1979. He also taught undergradute and graduate journalism courses at Temple University from 1970 through 2000.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Freedman; daughters, Mary McFall Hopper and Elizabeth McFall; son, Ramond; four grandchildren; and a brother, Jean M. Grun. Donations can be made to the Edward J. McFall Memorial Scholarship Fund, Temple University, Department of Journalism, 2020 N. 13th St., Philadelphia 19122.
Dr. Virginia Ray Park, emeritus associate professor of restorative dentistry, died on May 25 at the age of 79.
Dr. Park graduated from Penn's College for Women in 1938 and received her D.D.S. from the School of Dental Medicine in 1942. She began her career teaching at Penn in 1951 as an assistant instructor, operative dentistry and remained at the dental school until her retirement in 1984. Dr. Park founded the Penn Women's Dental Society in 1952 and was its president from 1963-67. She held memberships in numerous societies including the American Dental Association, Association of American Women Dentists, Pennsylvania Association of Dental Surgeons, Royal Society of Health (London), International Association for Dental Research.
Dr. Park is survived by three sons, Theodore L. Merolla, Todd Park
Merolla and Richard Park Merolla.
Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 2, September 5, 2000