1929
Dr. Dominic J. Angeloni C’29 D’31, Haverford, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained practices in South Philadelphia and Gladwyne; March 12, 2009. At Penn he was a member of Alpha Phi Delta fraternity, in which he remained active. According to his family, during Prohibition he made wine in his family’s basement and smuggled casks onto city trolleys to sell at parties on campus. After becoming a dentist, he donated the rudimentary tools his father had used as a dentist in Italy to the Thomas W. Evans Museum at Penn. He was 102 years old at his death.

1932
Don J. Franzosa WEv’32
, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired manager with the IRS; Oct. 6. He had served in the U.S. Army as a staff sergeant at Fort Riley in Kansas.

Nathaniel B. Rosoff W’32, Miami Beach, a former builder, brewery owner, and onetime head of a Hudson River steamship line; Sept. 24. During World War II he served as a communications officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.

1933
Robert G. Witman L’33, Wyomissing, Pa., Dec. 23, 2007.

1934
Dr. Robert L. Ticehurst V’34
, Kensington, Md., a retired veterinarian and, at his death, the oldest living alumnus of the Penn Veterinary School; Oct. 28. He received the school’s Alumni Award of Merit and Bellwether Award, and was president of the Veterinary Medical Alumni Society in 1961.

1935
Alfred E. Duplessis W’35, Indianapolis, Oct. 5. a retired executive in the insurance industry in Connecticut and New York.

Dr. Seymour M. Monat C’35, Independence, Mo., former associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University in St. Louis; Oct. 21.

Emma Haage Tweed Ed’35, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired elementary school teacher; Nov. 8.

1936
Beatrice Malmed Rosenbaum Ed’36, North Wales, Pa., Nov. 24.

Donald C. Senges ChE’36, Pittsford, N.Y., a retired engineer; Dec. 22, 2008. During World War II he was a major in the U.S. Army.

Charles H. Weaver EE’36, Pittsburgh, retired international president at Westinghouse Electric; Oct. 22. He was the first manager of its atomic-power division, under contract with the U.S. Navy.

1937
Ruth Brower Small Ed’37, North Ft. Myers, Fla., May 29, 2007. At Penn she was a member of the first women’s crew team.

1938
Edmund A. Grudkowski W’38, Wilkes Barre, Pa., a retired attorney who specialized in estate law and taxes; Nov. 8. He had taught at the Wharton School.
 

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 1940
Robert G. Flershem G’40, Ishikawa-Ken, Japan, Nov. 23, 2005.

Dr. Edward C. Raffensperger M’40, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Oct. 2. He returned to Penn in 1962 as the lead clinical gastroenterologist at HUP. He chaired the medical board and the school admissions committee. At Penn he established a scholarship fund for medical students. Penn hosts an annual conference in his name for medical schools in the Delaware Valley. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight surgeon.

1941
Dr. Russell L. Ackoff Ar’41 Gr’47, Haverford, Pa., the Anheuser-Busch Professor Emeritus of Management Science at the Wharton School; Oct. 29. In 1964 the Wharton School recruited him for its statistics and operations-research department, and in 1980 the social systems sciences department was established, with him as chair. He also directed Penn’s Management Science Center and the Busch Science Center. Dr. Ackoff retired from Wharton in 1986, and set up a consulting firm. In 2000 Penn honored him with the establishment of the Ackoff Center for Advancement of Systems Approaches in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. The Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship for Research was established at Wharton in 2002. A year later the Russell L. Ackoff Endowment was created to promote research at the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center. In 2003, at age 87, Dr. Ackoff returned to Penn in the distinguished affiliated faculty of the Organizational Dynamics degree program of the School of Arts and Sciences. He co-founded, in 2005, Adopt-a-Neighborhood for Development, dedicated to encouraging and facilitating self-development programs in disadvantaged communities. In 2008 the Russell L. Ackoff Systems Thinking Library and Archive was created in the Organizational Dynamics program. In 2007 the Ackoff program at Tomsk University in Russia was established and the next year a similar program at the New Bulgarian University; and in 2009, the Ackoff Center for Design Thinking at the Da Vinci Institute in South Africa was created. Dr. Ackoff continued to teach, including in Wharton’s executive-education programs, until last September. His books include Introduction to Operations Research, The Art of Problem Solving, Creating the Corporate Future, and Management in Small Doses. He served with the U.S. Army in the Philippines, 1942-46.

Theodore F. Belitsa WEF’41, Northumberland, Pa., retired assistant regional commissioner in Boston for the U.S. Customs Service; Aug. 31. During World War II he served with the U.S. Coast Guard in the Atlantic and Pacific, attaining the rank of lieutenant.

Charles Y. Roche W’41, Loudonville, N.Y., a retired controller of the New York State Teachers Retirement System; Oct. 29.

Dr. Harry Ungerleider D’41, Bay Pines, Va., a retired dentist; Dec. 25, 2008. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army.

1942
Jacob Brownstein W’42, Waterbury, Conn., retired owner of his family garment business; Oct. 13. At Penn, he formed the Jay Brown Orchestra. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army.

Dr. Donald B. Freshwater M’42 GM’49, Pasadena, Calif.; retired clinical professor of neurosurgery at University of Southern California; Oct. 28. He was an officer in the U.S. Navy, 1943-47.

Dr. Richard E. Lace M’42 GM’46, Verona, Pa., a retired pediatrician; Nov. 5. During World War II he served as a physician in the U.S. Army.

Allan Ray Putnam W’42, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., retired managing director of the old American Society for Metals; Oct. 13. During World War II he served in the U.S. Air Force.

1943
William A. Dungan WEv’43, Philadelphia, Pa., former president of Wall Rope; Oct. 19.

Dr. Harold N. Ehrlich D’43, Lauderhill, Fla., retired deputy director of New York’s Bureau of Dentistry; Nov. 4. During World War II he served as a captain in the U.S. Army.

John F. Ghizzoni W’43, Oakland, Calif., a retired executive with the Federal Home Loan Bank in Washington; Oct. 6. During World War II he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve.

Dr. Marvin Locker C’43, Jamaica, N.Y., a retired dentist; Oct. 12.

Warren R. Monsees W’43, Montclair, N.J., owner and president of the Putnam Rolling Ladder Co., Inc., in New York, for the past 59 years; Nov. 9. During World War II he was a captain with the U.S. Army in Europe. His son is Gregg P. Monsees W’71.

Dr. Jessie M. Scott Ed’43 Hon’83, McLean, Va., emeritus member of the overseers board of the School of Nursing, on which she had served from 1979 to 1988; Oct. 20. She was a retired assistant U.S. surgeon general and a former director of nursing at the Health and Human Resources Administration. She had been dubbed a “living legend” by the American Academy of Nurses. Her numerous awards include the Distinguished Service Medal from the U.S. Public Health Service and the Spirit of Nursing Award.

Dr. Theodore S. Stashak M’43 GM’46, Santa Rosa, Calif., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist; Nov. 8. During the 1940s he was a clinical instructor at Penn’s edical school.

1944
Rosalyn Friedland Sablosky Beifield CW’44
, Ventnor City, N.J., a former special-education teacher in Philadelphia; March 2009.

Dr. Robert M. Day M’44 GM’53, Vero Beach, Fla., a retired ophthalmologist at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York; Oct. 28. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.

C. Dexter Schierenbeck C’44, Gwynedd Valley, Pa., head of a lapel-pin firm; Oct. 5. During World War II he served as a cartographer in the Pacific.

George Sukaly Ed’44, Philadelphia, May 9, 2007.

1945
Edward C. Howatt WG’45, Las Vegas, a retired Foreign Service officer; Sept. 14.

1946
Roslyn M. Ban Bell OT’46, Appleton, Wis., a former research chemist and audiologist; Oct. 25.

Nancy Reidel Downs DH’46, Dallas, a former dental hygienist; Oct. 2009.

Carol Jurgens Reid CW’46, King of Prussia, Pa., a retired teacher; Sept. 11.

Hon. Naoyuki Takasugi WG’46, Oxnard, Calif., a former mayor; Nov. 19. He spent his career at his family’s Asahi Market, which they had opened in 1907. During World War II, while a student at UCLA, he and his family were interned.

Jean Lockwood Wagner Ed’46, Gladwyne, Pa., a nurse who assisted her husband, the late Dr. Frederick B. Wagner Jr. C’37, in his practice; Oct. 10. After he became the historian of Jefferson College of Medicine, she was his research assistant and photographer.

1947
Robert M. Ayars W’47, Pen Argyl, Pa., a retired bank manager; Sept. 22. During World War II and the Korean War, he served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve.

William Brenner GEd’47, Virginia Beach, Va., an educator who had established adult education programs for U.S. military personnel overseas; Oct. 13. During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy.

Jeanne McKeaney Connell CW’47, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Feb. 14, 2009.

Lee M. Craig W’47, Plano, Tex., Aug. 16.

Charles S. Spanos W’47, Berwyn, Pa., Oct. 20.

1948
Charles A.J. Halpin Jr. G’48, Hatboro, Pa., a retired professor of labor relations and management at La Salle University; Nov. 15. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army’s 17th Airborne Division; wounded in the Battle of the Bulge, he received a Purple Heart.

John M. Stern Jr. W’48 G’50, Seattle, Dec. 10, 2008. An attorney who had chaired the Alaska Public Utilities Commission, 1971-3.
 
1949
Lydia Michener Erwine CW’49, Abington, Pa., Oct. 17.

George D. Fowle Jr. ME’49, Amelia Island, Fla., May 11.

Dr. A. Paul Hare Jr. G’49, Be’er Sheva, Israel, emeritus professor of sociology and anthropology at Ben-Gurion University; Oct. 31.

Archibald R. Montgomery III C’49 G’57, Gladwyne, Pa., retired headmaster of the Kent Place School in Summit, N.J.; Oct. 22. During World War II he served in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific.

Dr. Lewis D. Polk C’49 M’53 GM’56, Philadelphia, former city commissioner of public health (1972-81); Oct. 24. In 1976, Frank Rizzo, the controversial mayor, ordered the Philadelphia General Hospital closed; it was the only public hospital that served the city’s poor. Later the same year, the Legionnaires’ Disease crisis happened. Dr. Polk went on to serve as director of health for Bucks County from 1985 to 2003.

Morton J. Schoenbach Ar’49, Hewlett, N.Y., Nov. 1. An architect and general contractor who had maintained a practice for nearly 60 years.
Dr. Maurice M. Wicklund GM’49, Canton, Mich., a retired radiologist; Sept. 19.

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 1950
Hugo C. Johnson Jr. WG’50, Hilton Head Island, S.C., a retired executive with Dravo Corp. Engineers and Constructors, in Pittsburgh; Oct. 23.

Margaret Sheridan Schreiber CW’50, Cherry Hill, N.J., a retired administrative assistant to the local chief of police; Oct. 7. Her husband is William B. Schreiber C’50.

1951
Dr. Lawson H. Bowling Jr. GM’51, Marietta, Ga., a retired psychiatrist with the Ridgeview Institute; Oct 31.

Charles F. Cresswell C’51, Springfield, Va., a retired major in the U.S. Marine Corps; Aug. 9.

Samuel A. Jervis WEv’51, Broomall, Pa.; president of Hollingsworth Solderless Terminal Co. in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Oct. 9.

Joan Harris Welsch Lifshatz CW’51, Gladwyne, Pa., former vice president for economic development at the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce; Oct. 14. Her daughter is Erica A. Welsch PT’80 WG’87.

Hon. Marvin N. Rimm C’51, Margate City, N.J., a retired judge of the state Superior Court; Sept. 16. During the Korean War he served in the U.S. Air Force.

W. Allen Rudderow W’51, Corona Del Mar, Calif., Oct. 14.

Walter T. Savage G’51, Madison, N.J., a former president and emeritus professor of English of Fairleigh Dickinson University; Oct. 9.

James T. Thielens WEv’51, Villanova, Pa., a retired agent for Lincoln Financial Life Insurance; Oct. 23.

1952
Emily J. Abel GEd’52, Willow Grove, Pa., retired director of the Grace Presbyterian Nursery School; Nov. 6.

Kathryn G. Ames Nu52, Chalfont, Pa., Aug. 22. She had served in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.

Stanley W. Bolton Ed’52, Kennett Square, Pa., the retired manager of overseas placement for the DuPont Corp.; Oct. 24.

Dr. Lorraine A. Fournier CW’52 V’56, Somers, Conn., a retired veterinarian; April 13, 2006.

Charles T. Hill Jr. C’52, Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 22.

Dr. Charles T. McCoy GM’52, Hutchinson, Kan., a retired ophthalmologist and former coroner of Reno County; Oct. 9.

Robert E. Pryde L’52, Kittanning, Pa., a retired attorney; Sept. 16.

G. Lee Toole WEv’52, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired vice president of the old Girard Bank; Oct. 5.


1953
Dr. Glenn C. Bullock V’53
, Beaver Falls, Pa., a retired veterinarian; Nov. 9.

Dr. Nathaniel Goldberg D’53, Livingston, N.J., a retired dentist; Aug. 15. He had served in the U.S. Army.

John A. Jarvis GEd’53, Lancaster, Pa., headmaster emeritus of the Lancaster County Day School; Nov. 7.

Dr. James B. King Jr. D’53, Rochester, N.Y., a retired pediatric dentist; July. He had served with the U.S. Army Dental Corps in Germany.

Dr. Burton Pomerantz C’53, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 24, 2008. A former physician and retired executive with healthcare firms.

1954
Edward B. Bell C’54, Philadelphia, a retired marketing director of the Pennsylvania Lottery, who had been the first African American captain of Penn’s men’s football team, and the first black All-American in football; Nov. 16. After college he played professional football for the Eagles and the New York Titans (later the Jets), before retiring from the sport in the early 1960s. His first-person account is featured in the recent book, Gridiron Gauntlet: The Story of the Men Who Integrated Pro Football. He was inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 1998.

Henry H. Bonsall III W’54, Pleasanton, Calif., a retired realtor; Aug. 11. At Penn he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.

Angelos N. Canellopoulos W’54, Athens, retired chair of the Titan Cement Group; Nov. 21.

Walter I. Conety Jr. WEv’54, Harleysville, Pa., Oct. 28.

Bernard Engelhard W’54, New York, a retired marketing and research consultant; Aug. 7.

Andrew Evfimenko EE’54, Absecon, N.J., a retired engineer for Hughes Aircraft in California; Oct. 12.

Ellis D. Klingeman W’54, Longboat Key, Fla., Oct. 12. A former senior vice president at Dillon, Read & Co. of Wall Street. At Penn he was a member of the varsity tennis team for all four years.

Fay Kirkbride Scudder CW’54, Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Aug. 10. A longtime employee of the old Blue Cross-Blue Shield of New Jersey.

1955
Dr. Remer Y. Clark Jr. GM’55, Marietta, Ga., a retired physician; Nov. 5.

Adele Barthold Kaczynski CW’55, Naples, Fla., Oct. 7.

Roger C. Lamp WEF’55, Reading, Pa., April 13, 2009.

Lizanne Kelly LeVine CW’55, Haverford, Pa., past president of the Women’s Auxiliary of the old Medical College of Pennsylvania, and a sister of the late film actress Grace Kelly; Nov. 24. At Penn she was captain of the hockey team. In 1955, dressed in her hockey uniform, she was one of the first women athletes featured in Sports Illustrated. In April 1982 she accompanied Princess Grace to the Annenberg Center for a ceremony honoring her work in film. Her son is Christopher LeVine C’79.

J. Scott McIntyre Jr. WG’55, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, chair of United Fire & Casualty Co.; Sept. 29.


1956
Dr. James R. Denman D’56, West Chester, Pa., a retired dentist; Nov. 11. He had served in the U.S. Army.

Henry S. Greenhouse C’56 G’58, New Haven, Conn., Aug. 29.

John K. Oliver Jr. EE’56 GEE’58, Scottsdale, Ariz., a retired senior engineer with Motorola; Nov. 8.

1957
Jean L. Romberger Ed’57, Mechanicsburg, Pa., April 15, 2009.

Dr. Allen C. Sayers V’57, Hainesport, N.J., a retired veterinarian; Dec. 13, 2008.

Dr. Burton P. Siegel D’57, Beachwood, Ohio, a retired periodontist in Cleveland; Nov. 18.

Judson F. Vogdes III CE’57, Haddonfield, N.J., Nov. 17. He had taught engineering at Drexel and Temple universities. At Penn he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity.

1959
Peter V. B. Heide C’59, Ringoes, N.J., retired head of Henry Heide, Inc., his family’s confectionery company; Nov. 7. The firm produced the well known JuJubes, Jujyfruits, Red Hot Dollars, and Gummi Bears.

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1960
Maryanne Amacher FA’60, Kingston, N.Y., a composer and sound-installation artist who taught at Bard College; Oct. 22. Her most recent album was Sound Characters 2 (2008).

Leland DeWolf OT’60, Lees Summit, Mo., a retired vocational rehabilitation specialist in Pennsylvania and Ohio; July 26.

Martin B. Gendell WG’60, New York, a retired marketing manager with the New York State Insurance Fund; Nov. 9.

Ralph H. Henkle Jr. WG’60, Long Beach, Calif., a retired real-estate developer; Nov. 17, 2008.

Ruth Ann Leonard Waller Nu’60, Knoxville, Tenn., July 8. She had taught at St. Mary’s Hospital.

1961
Arnold Q. Collins ASC’61, Chicago, a retired broadcast journalist; Oct. 7. He had served as ABC News bureau chief in Paris.

David M. Judkins W’61, Bellevue, Wash., retired real-estate director for the Weyerhaeuser Co.; Nov. 2. At Penn he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. He had served in the U.S. Marine Corps.

Paul J. Whaley Nu’61 GNu’65, Louisville, Ky., retired director of nursing at the old Louisville General Hospital; Sept. 6.

1962
Joseph F. Russo WEv’62, Bridgeton, N.J., retired senior purchasing agent at Wheaton Glass; Oct. 16.

1964
Dr. Gregory Kannerstein G’64, Philadelphia, former dean of students and longtime director of athletics at Haverford College; Nov. 26.

Frederick H. Marx W’64 ASC’65, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., head of a PR and marketing agency; Nov. 1.

Wessel P. Sprecher Jr. W’64, Browntown, Va., CFO of

1965
Gary M. Gleason L’65, Wellsboro, Pa., a retired attorney; July 31, 2008.

Mary Jane Haley Shane Nu’65, Bethlehem, Pa., Oct. 5.

Dr. Roger A. Snyder M’65 GM’73, Fairfax, Va., a neurologist at Inova Fairfax Hospital; June 16.

1966
Elizabeth A. Cain CW’66, Saint Marys Pa., former Foreign Service officer; July 12. At Penn she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

Dr. Robert E. Graf C’66, Rockville, Md., a web developer who had launched the online version of USA Today; Nov. 23.

1967
Stephen H. Gore C’67, Englewood, N.J., retired general for National Machinery Exchange, Inc.; Oct. 8.

1969
Dr. Cynthia G. Ayers Res’69, Point Breeze, Pa., retired medical director at LifeCare Hospital; Nov. 4.

Spencer W. Franck Jr. L’69, Malvern, Pa., a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Saul Ewing LLP; Oct. 23.

Dr. Marsette A. Vona II D’69, Clinton, N.Y., a retired dentist; May 19.

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1970
Daniel S. Berkey WG’70, Oakland, Calif., retired head of a financial-services consulting company; Oct. 19. An infantry company commander during the Vietnam War, he was awarded a Bronze Star.

Lelia L. Griswold CW’70, Cornville, Ariz., a retired social worker; June 25, 2006.

James F. Schwab WG’70, Baltimore, June 2.

Brian J. Steck WG’70, Boca Raton, Fla., retired head of Nesbitt Burns in Toronto; Nov. 6.

1972
Shirley Hoge Ballinger PT’72, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired physical therapist; Oct. 30.

Dr. Phillip C. McCaffrey Gr’72, Baltimore, a professor of English at Loyola University; Oct. 16. He specialized in the psychoanalytic interpretation of medieval and 17th-century works.

1973
James A. Fisher GCE’73, Bel Air, Md., Oct. 17. He had retired from the Aberdeen Proving Ground.

1974
Marcy G. Hamberg DH’74, Union, N.J., a retired dental hygienist; Sept. 14.

Robert M. Hausey GFA’74, Baton Rouge, La., a professor of art at Louisiana State University; Oct. 16.

1975
Terrence R. Hustedt ASC’75 WG’75, Glendale, Ariz., Oct. 28. He was a financial manager with a number of large corporations.

1978
Dr. Dennis C. Gray Res’78, Haddonfield, N.J., a retired anesthesiologist; Nov. 16.

Dr. Prafulla N. Joglekar Gr’78,
Elkins Park, Pa., the Lindback Distinguished Professor of Operations Management at La Salle University; Nov. 23.

Claire C. Obade CGS’78 L’81 CGS’07
, Falmouth, Mass., an attorney who specialized in healthcare law; July 12.

Dr. Ann V. York G’78 Gr’80
, Iowa City, senior vice president of Act, a non-profit assessment firm; Oct. 8. She was a former assistant dean at Penn.

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1980
Jerilyn M. Kessel W’80, Los Angeles, a financial analyst who had co-founded a marketing-research firm for the entertainment industry; Oct. 6.

1981
Dr. Richard W. Tureck Res’81,
Bryn Mawr, Pa., professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the School of Medicine, who was a pioneer in the field of infertility treatment; Oct. 28. He joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Penn Medicine as a fellow in reproductive endocrinology and infertility in 1979. He was the first director of the in-vitro fertilization program, one of the first in the country. Dr. Tureck served as director of Penn’s IVF and embryo-transfer program from 1982 to 1994, when he became a full professor. He had served as a faculty preceptor and a career counselor since 1986. And he was the director of reproductive surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1994 to 2006. The first IVF pregnancy in the tri-state area—which resulted in a successful birth—was done under his leadership.

1984
Dr. S. Lauretta Pierce GNu’84, Valley View, Pa., retired professor and dean of nursing at the Bloomsburg University, and a former faculty member of Penn’s School of Nursing; Nov. 1.

1987
Dean A. Berkiel EAS’87, Lake Villa, Ill., a former stock-options trader in Chicago; Oct. 21. At Penn he played division-one football.

1989
Kathryn Oteri Mendla WEv’89, Southampton, Pa., Aug. 14.

 
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1990
Dr. Abraham Lamina James Gr’90, Monrovia, Liberia, retired professor of political science and former head of the Department of Government at the University of Liberia; Nov. 1. He taught political science at Penn, 1991-92.

1991
Trudy J. Kuehner CGS’91, Philadelphia, managing editor of The Annals of the Academy of Political and Social Science; Oct. 26. She also was interim executive director of the academy, which is an independent organization housed at the Fels Institute of Government at Penn. During the 1990s she was executive assistant to President Sheldon Hackney, and then worked in the Office of the Secretary, where she was an assistant Secretary and coordinator for the Trustees of the University. Before returning to Penn in 2009, she had served as managing editor of Orbis and as associate director of the Marvin Wachman Fund for International Education at the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

1997
Helene Schaeffer Stalberg GEd’97, Wyndmoor, Pa., a fifth-grade teacher at Merion Elementary School; Nov. 4.

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2003
Dr. Mian K. Iqbal D’03, Wynnewood, Pa., assistant professor of endodontics and clinician educator with Penn Dental Medicine; Sept. 10. Since 2000 he had served as the director of postgraduate endodontics at Penn Dental, where he was director of advanced dental education. He was vice chair of the evidence-based committee of the American Association of Endodontists and served on several professional editorial boards.

2006
Shashidhar Gurrala WG’06, Evanston, Ill., June 7.

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Faculty and Staff
Dr. Russell L. Ackoff Ar’41 Gr’47. See Class of 1941.

Dr. Mildred Cohn Hon’84, Philadelphia, the Benjamin Rush Professor Emerita of Physiological Chemistry; Oct. 12. Before coming to Penn she was a researcher in the laboratory of Gerty and Carl Cori at Washington University in St. Louis. She joined Penn’s School of Medicine in 1960 as an associate professor of biophysics and physical biochemistry and became a full professor the following year. She was named the Benjamin Rush Professor of Physiological Chemistry in 1982. From then, until her retirement in 1985, she was also a senior scientist at the Fox Chase Cancer Center. The author of over 160 articles, Dr. Cohn was the first woman appointed to the board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, which she served as editor for 10 years. In 1978 she became the first woman elected president of the American Society of Biological Chemistry. Her many honors include the National Medal of Science, which she was awarded in 1982. She was granted honorary doctorates from nine universities, including Penn and the Weizmann Institute in Israel, where she also served on the board. Her most recent honor occurred in October, when she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Her daughters are Nina Rossomando C’64, who is married to Dr. Edward F. Rossomando D’64, and Dr. Laura Primakoff CW’71. Two of her grandchildren are Natasha R. Johnson C’91 and Gabriella Kahn C’13.

Dr. Jane M. Glick, Swarthmore, Pa., retired faculty administrator for the Cell & Molecular Biology Graduate Group in the School of Medicine; Nov. 15. She joined the faculty at Penn in 1975 as a research assistant professor in the School of Dental Medicine. She then went to the Medical College of Pennsylvania, where she remained on the faculty until 1994, attaining the rank of professor of biochemistry. During this period she published 35 manuscripts on lipid metabolism in professional journals, focusing on the biochemical controls of cholesterol accumulation in the blood stream. Dr. Glick was awarded the Lindback Teaching Award by the Medical College in 1985. In 1994 she joined Penn Medicine as a senior research investigator, and later, adjunct associate professor in cell and molecular biology. Also in 1994 she became director of education in the gene-therapy program, and later became faculty administrator of the then-fledgling cell and molecular-biology graduate group within Biomedical Graduate Studies. Dr. Glick retired from this position in 2008. In addition to her faculty and administrative duties, she served on the executive committee of the Philadelphia Antiques Show; its annual fundraiser benefits the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. A graduate student teaching award in her name has been established at the School of Medicine. Her husband is Dr. John H. Glick, a professor of hematology-oncology at the Medical School and executive vice president of the Abramson Family Cancer Research Institute at Penn.

Edmund A. Grudkowski. See Class of 1938.

Dr. Dell H. Hymes, Charlottesville, Va., dean of the Graduate School of Education from 1975 to 1987; Nov. 13. Prior to coming to Penn, he held appointments at the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard University. He joined the Penn faculty in 1965 as professor of folklore and linguistics and of anthropology. Before becoming dean he had also served as professor of sociology and was associated with the University’s graduate groups in communications and in the history and sociology of science. During the 1960s he helped found sociolinguistics, the study of how social class and culture affect language. As dean Dr. Hymes started the linguistics program in the Graduate School of Education. He left in 1987 to serve on the faculty at the University of Virginia in both the anthropology and English departments. He retired from there in 1998 as an emeritus professor. Throughout his career, Dr. Hymes had taught classes in linguistic anthropology, Native American mythology, ethno-poetics and Native American poetry. He was the author of several books, including Language in Culture and Society, Foundations in Sociolinguistics: An Ethnographic Approach, Studies in the History of Linguistic Anthropology, and the most recent Now I Know Only So Far: Essays in Ethnopoetics. He had served in the U.S. Army in Korea. Two of his children are Dr. Robert P. Hymes Gr’79 and Alison B. Hymes GEd’81.

Dr. Mian K. Iqbal. See Class of 2003.

Dr. Abraham Lamina James. See Class of 1990.

Dr. Robert I. Katz, Philadelphia, former assistant professor of medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center; Oct. 21. He joined the University in the 1970s, working in the Penn Heart and Vascular area of the Presbyterian Medical Center until his resignation in 2001.

Trudy J. Kuehner. See Class of 1991.

Dr. Lester Luborsky, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of psychology in psychiatry at the School of Medicine; Oct. 22. Prior to coming to Penn he was a senior psychologist at the Menninger Foundation. He joined the medical school faculty as an assistant professor of psychology in psychiatry in 1959 and became full professor in 1968. He retired in 1991 but continued to teach. He also held a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychology at the School of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Luborsky was the primary investigator for a collaborative study between the University and the National Institute on Drug Abuse regarding psychosocial treatments for cocaine abusers. He wrote the books Principles of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and Who Will Benefit from Psychotherapy?, and was a co-author of Understanding Transference, among many other publications. He served on various editorial and advisory boards. In 1973-74 he was president of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and from 1979 to 1982 he was a director for the American Mental Health Foundation. His numerous awards include the Research Scientist Award of the National Institute of Mental Health; The Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Applications of Psychology, from the American Psychological Association; and an Excellence in Teaching Award from Penn’s psychiatry department.

Dr. S. Lauretta Pierce. See Class of 1984.

Dr. Edward C. Raffensperger. See Class of 1940

Dr. Theodore S. Stashak. See Class of 1943.

Dr. Percy H. Tannenbaum, Berkeley, Calif., former faculty member of the Annenberg School for Communication and the first chair of the ASC doctoral graduate program; Oct. 2. He came to the Annenberg School as a professor of communications in 1967. In 1968 the School began offering doctoral degrees in communication, and he served as the first chair of the new graduate group. A renowned social psychologist and media expert, Dr. Tannenbaum co-wrote The Measurement of Meaning. He was emeritus professor of public policy at the University of California at Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, where he had also served as the third director of the Survey Research Center.

Dr. Richard W. Tureck. See Class of 1981.

Dr. Ann V. York. See Class of 1978.

 

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