Vincent Kilcullen WEv23, Carbondale, Pa.
Helen Baker Straley Ed23, Rockville Centre, N.Y., Sept. 23.
Sydney M. Kleeman W25, Charleston, W.Va., retired CEO of Frankenberger & Co.; Nov. 15. For 38 years he served on the board of the Charleston National Bank. He was chair of the Charleston Resettlement Committee of the Hebrew Immigrants Aid Society, first in the late 1930s helping German and other Central European Jewish refugees, and as a member of the committee in 1980, aiding Jewish immigrants from the old Soviet Union. He was a co-founder of the Charleston chapter of Amnesty International. And he served on the boards of the University of Charleston, Charleston Memorial Hospital, Charleston Family Services, Kanawha Valley Senior Services, Kanawha Hospice Care, and the Kanawha County Public Library. In 1998, at the age of 93, he published his first book of poetry, and at the time of his death, was in the process of editing a second collection.
E. Allan Graham W26, Dallas, Nov. 4. He worked in real-estate development and house-building until 1953.
Dr. Howard N. Cherry D26, Leesburg, Fla., a retired dentist; April 1, 2001.
Mary Nadel Lazarus Ed28, Mill Valley, Calif., Jan. 2000.
Charles G. Shubin WEv28, Bensalem, Pa., June 4, 2001.
Herbert W. Kempe W29, Colts Neck, N.J., Nov. 18, 1996.
Dr. Newton C. McCollough C29 M32, Tubac, Ariz., Oct. 9. Moving to Arizona from Florida in 1970 after retiring as an orthopaedic surgeon and family practitioner, he helped set up a community health clinic. And he helped establish emergency medical-response services for the local volunteer fire department.
Florence Chittick Schrack Ed29, Myerstown, Pa., Oct. 1.
Dr. Louis Spiegel C29 D30, Philadelphia, a retired dentist; May 6, 1996.
Robert D. Newman W30, San Diego, Nov. 29. He had worked as a manufacturer and a sales executive.
Dr. Arnold M. Snyder C30 G31 V35, Laguna Hills, Calif., a retired veterinarian; Sept. 19.
Leonard J. Bernstein W31 L34, Atlantic City, N.J., June 24, 2000.
Robert H. Heilbrunn W31, New York, a retired investor; Nov. 18. A chair in his name was established at Columbia University in 1988.
Dr. Henrietta Lowenburg Marquis M31, Charleston, W.Va., a retired pediatrician; Nov. 17. One of only two women in her class, she married a classmate, Dr. John N. Marquis M31. Together they opened a practice in Richwood in 1935, and she also set up a birth-control clinic there. She practiced in Beckley when he served in the armed forces during the Second World War. After the war they moved to Charleston, where she also served on the board of the Charleston Ballet. She maintained the local YWCAs Child Enrichment Center by taking a monthly collection from her friends. After 40 years as a physician and at 70 years of age, she enrolled in a residency program for child psychiatry and worked with troubled children at Lakin State Hospital.
Harold A. Mellen W31, Whiting, N.J., Jan. 8, 2001.
Hannah Mann Newbold Ed31, Logansport, Ind., Dec. 1999.
Dr. Ralph H. Pickett G31 Gr37, Lima, Pa., former professor of history at the University of Bridgeport (Conn.), who retired in 1972; Nov. 28. A Quaker, he wrote abstracts for the Peace Research Abstracts Journal.
Dr. Max Rossman GM31, Allentown, Pa., a retired neurologist; Oct. 25, 1995. He was married to Edith Hall Rossman SW64.
Dr. Charles D. Ryman D31, Chatham, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Summit for 55 years; Oct. 15.
Fay Wilf Bernstein Ed32, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., July 16, 2000.
Dr. John K. Kerley C32 D35, Oswego, N.Y., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Norwich for many years; Nov. 11. He served on the dental staff of Chenango Memorial Hospital.
Dorothy L. Maloney Ed32 GEd37, Newtown Square, Pa.; June 2, 2001.
Manuel E. Miller W32, Macungie, Pa., Dec. 5, 1999.
Anna Cassedy Pritchard Ed32, Haverford, Pa., June 30, 2001.
Eric P. Rosenberg C32, Philadelphia, Sept. 1999. He is survived by his son, Dr. Saul H. Rosenberg C61.
Edward L. Gerber W33, Silver Spring, Md., Feb. 25, 2001.
Paul D. Sauerwine W33, Moorestown, N.J., May 15, 1996.
Ruth Barlow Barbour Ed34, Harleysville, Pa., a retired first-grade teacher in the Boyertown school district; Nov. 17. With her Baptist pastor husband, she co-wrote Religious Ideas in Arts and Crafts. Working throughout her life to promote peace and the equality of all people, especially by using her talents as an artist to create posters and artwork for these ends, in later life she became an active Quaker.
Marvin S. Fishman W34, Fort Wayne, Ind., Sept. 8.
William J. Madden W34 WEF31, Hershey, Pa., a retired attorney; Nov. 3, 1992.
Darrell H. Smith Jr. W34, Sciota, Pa., June 10, 2001.
George S. Toll W34, St. Louis, executive vice president emeritus of the national Jewish fraternity Alpha Epsilon Pi; Nov. 16. In 1945 he became executive secretary of the fraternity and served as its administrator for 31 years. Retiring in 1977 he wrote its early history, Alpha Epsilon Pi: the First Sixty-Five Years. He had served as president of the College Fraternity Editors Association and of the Fraternity Executives Association, the first Jewish person to hold that position. At Penn he was editor of Punch Bowl, advertising manager of Red and Blue, office manager of Poor Richards Record, and served on the editorial board of Wharton News.
M. Worth Acker ME35, Ft. Washington, Pa., retired chief metallurgical engineer with the Midvale-Heppenstall Co.; Nov. 20.
French P. Emmons W35, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired certified public accountant; July 31.
Warren R. Moyer WEF35, Boyertown, Pa.
Martin C. Stauffer GEd35, Daytona Beach, Fla., June 14, 1996.
Jean Fleisher Margolies FA36, Philadelphia, Sept. 7.
Samuel M. Shimer L36, Allentown, Pa., Nov. 1983.
Richard P. Seem W37, White Hall, Md., June 29, 2000.
Dr. John Austin Jump Gr38, Elmhurst, Ill., Nov. 19.
Leon I. Kirschner C38 G40, Skokie, Ill., Aug. 8. He had been president of Industrial Hazard Analysts there.
Harvey L. Panetta L38, Clarks Summit, Pa., a retired attorney; Oct. 12, 1985.
T. Folger Thomas W38, Brandywine, Pa., owner of the Thomas & Muller Co. from 1959 to 1994; Oct. 29.
Wallis Boileau III W39, Navarre, Fla., Nov. 14.
Dr. Victor S. Guzowski D39, Florence, Mass., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Springfield for 52 years; Sept. 30.
Frances Snyder Holberton CW39, Rockville, Md., one of the six women who programmed ENIAC for the U.S. Army at Penn during the Second World War, and a co-designer of Cobol, the early business language; Dec. 8. After the war she joined the ENIAC designers, Dr. John Presper Eckert Jr. EE41 GEE43 Hon64 and John W. Mauchly Hon60, in their efforts to develop a commercial computer, the Univac, which was released in 1951. While on this project she developed a program for updating large data files, an arduous task in those days. In 1953 she joined the Navys Applied Mathematics Laboratory in Maryland as supervisor of advanced programming, and worked there till 1966. She joined the National Bureau of Standards in 1966, remaining there for two decades. In 1959 she was a crucial member of the committee that developed Cobol; introduced in 1960, it is still in use today.
Lewis A. Judson W39, Franklin, Pa., Dec. 22, 1999.
Thomas S. Quinn L39, Williamsport, Pa., Dec. 6, 1993.
Theodore S. Watson C39, Devon, Pa., Dec. 7.
Francis J. Abel W40, North East, Md., 2001.
Ruth Anne Ryan Eichman CW40, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., Oct. 29. She had worked for the Franklin Institute after graduating from Penn, and for the Cotton Belt Railroad during the Second World War.
Robert Hansen Ar40, Jenkintown, Pa., May 7, 2001.
George Krosnar WEF40 W46, Harrisburg, Pa., Oct. 14, 2000.
Elizabeth Sleesman Meyers Ed40 GEd41, Pottstown, Pa., Dec. 1995.
William A. Pettit W40, Huntington, N.Y., June 10, 2001. He retired after 38 years in the lumber and building-materials industry. He founded the Wyncote Yacht Club on Huntington Harbor. At Penn he played basketball, was a member of the freshman crew, and president of the fraternity Alpha Sigma Phi. His son is Andrew Pettit W76 and a grandson is Andrew Pettit Jr. C03. Bill often serenaded family and friends with Drink a Highball, and was laid to rest wearing his favorite Penn tie.
Margaret Byrd Rawson G40, Frederick, Md., past president of the International Dyslexia Association who was instrumental in founding the Jemicy School in Owings Mills, Md., an elementary and middle school for students with dyslexia; Nov. 25. With her husband she established The School in Rose Valley (Pa.) in 1929, and while there came across a bright sixth-grader who could not read; she then studied how to teach dyslexic students. Moving to Frederick in 1940, she taught sociology at Hood College and set up a seminar there on the diagnosis of dyslexia and appropriate teaching techniques. She had served on the Presidents Commission on Mental Health.
Donald W. Robinson GEd40, Cooperstown, N.Y., March 16, 1998.
Edward J. Wood Jr. W40, Owego, N.Y., November.
Howard H. Braun W41, Pittsfield, Mass., Aug. 13.
Dr. Elwood L. Foltz M41 GM45, Harleysville, Pa., retired director of the clinical-pharmacology unit at the Medical College of Pennsylvania; Nov. 26. While there, he also worked for the old Ciba-Geigy Chemical Corp. of Summit, N.J. After the Second World War and until 1956, he taught and conducted research at Penn, managing clinical trials of medications for the FDA.
Edward L. Phillips W41, Chicago, May 28, 1999.
R. Stewart Rauch L41, Bryn Mawr, Pa., former president and retired chair of the old Philadelphia Saving Fund Society; Nov. 16. He served on the boards of the old Bell Telephone Company of Pennsylvania, the old Pennsylvania Railroad, the old Girard Bank, and Penn Central Corp., and the Philadelphia Orchestra Association. An early and ardent advocate of civil rights, in 1978 he received the Philadelphia Award for advancing the best and largest interest of the community.
Neil P. Stauffer W41, Jacksonville, Fla., October.
Sara Maiter Errickson Ed42, Bethesda, Md., retired executive director of the New Jersey State Nurses Association; Jan. 13, 2000.
Thomas J. Gaffney L42, Wynnewood, Pa., an attorney; July 14.
William K. Gibson Jr. W42, Sarasota, Fla.
Dr. James G. Kitchen II M42, Pocono Lake, Pa., a retired physician; Jan. 23, 1998.
James P. MacFarlane Jr L42, Butler, Pa., an attorney who had practiced there for more than 50 years, and who served eight years as an assistant district attorney in the late 1950s and early 1960s; Nov. 8. He continued to practice until his seventies, gradually easing out by the mid-1990s. And he was a past president of the Butler County Bar Association.
Julia Woll Zelov CW42, Lafayette Hill, Pa., a former travel agent in Philadelphia; Nov. 30. During the Second World War she was a sergeant in the U.S. Womens Marine Corps. For 25 years she volunteered with Meals on Wheels.
Evelyn Kohr Cacciola NEd43, York, Pa., October.
Sol W. Cohen Ar43 GAr48, Virginia Beach, Va., a retired architect; Nov. 10.
Priscilla Shriver Morris OT43, Birmingham, Mich., a retired occupational therapist; Aug. 11.
Marion Gregory Overton G43, Bena, Va., Nov. 16. She retired in 1976 from Cheyney University outside Philadelphia.
John J. Serrell GME43, Newton, Mass., retired president of the Sharples Corp. in Philadelphia; Oct. 28. Earning his pilots license at the age of 40, he flew for business and pleasure until he was 76; he was a longtime trustee of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
Maria Preisendanz Schmid Ed44 GEd45, Feasterville, Pa., March 19, 2001.
Evelyn Horenstein Brown CW45, Newtown, Pa., Sept. 18.
Dr. Helen O. Dickens GM45 Hon82, Philadelphia, former assistant professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology and associate dean of minority affairs at Penns School of Medicine; Dec. 2. She had set up a clinic at Penn for pregnant teenagers, and maintained a private practice for many years at her home. She was an associate professor at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, and served on the medical staff of Kensington Hospital. Dr. Dickens had served as director of obstetrics and gynecology at the old Mercy-Douglass Hospital from 1948 to 1967. She was the first African American woman named a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the first elected to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the first to be a board-certified obstetrician-gynecologist in Philadelphia. In her honor the University established the Helen O. Dickens Center for Womens Health at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 1998.
Dr. Jack Krauss V45, Merion, Pa., a psychiatrist who had served on the staff of Methodist Hospital in South Philadelphia till a heart attack forced him to retire in 1999; Nov. 16. He was also affiliated with Belmont Psychiatric Hospital in Wynnewood Heights. After practicing as a veterinarian for 10 years, he realized he wanted to treat people, and so studied at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, graduating in 1961. Though he stopped treating animals, he never stopped loving them: his wife said his dogs would accompany him to Belmont and Methodist, to the delight of his patients.
James A. Paisley III W45, Coral Gables, Fla., Nov. 3.
Virginia Taylor Robertson OT45, Florence, Ore., April 3, 2001.
Richard S. Ruddy ME45, Naples, Fla., Nov. 23. He was a member of the fraternity Alpha Tau Omega. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Heermann Ruddy CW46.
D. Raymond MacNaughton W46, Chesterland, Ohio, Aug. 16.
Dr. Lawrence T. Smyth M46, Punta Gorda, Fla., a retired physician; Oct. 17, 1999.
Dr. Gordon R. Vincent D46, Basking Ridge, N.J., a retired dentist; Nov. 29. He had taught in Penns School of Dental Medicine, and at the University of Oregon and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Elaine Lebowitz Weiss Ed46, Newtown Square, Pa., Jan. 18, 2001.
Howard B. Clark Jr. WEv47, Haverford, Pa., Oct. 4, 1999.
Dr. Aldo F. Jacobus D47, Mount Joy, Pa., an oral and maxillofacial surgeon in Lancaster; Dec. 8. He had taught at Georgetown University, and served as chief of the maxillofacial department at Lancaster General Hospital, and was associate with the Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic. He served on the board of the Donegal school district and the East Donegal Township Planning Commission.
John S. R. Mackay W47, Ellicott City, Md., April 17, 1996.
Catherine Britt Nickel CW47, Millsboro, Del., July 16, 1999.
Sherman Stair W47, Walpole, Mass., Oct. 28.
Warner U. Thomas W47, Riverside, R.I., Oct. 13.
Donal W. Cardwell C48, South Dennis, N.J., Sept. 29.
George W. Hardigg GME48, Naples, Fla., retired vice president of the Westinghouse power-generation group in Pittsburgh; Dec. 6. He had earlier headed the design team for the first surface-ship nuclear reactor in the U.S. Navy.
Howard H. Juster Ar48, San Diego, a retired architect; Nov. 18. A past chair of the National Institute for Architectural Education, he was influential in medical planning and health-care architecture. He had served on the planning and zoning-appeals boards of Scarsdale, N.Y., where he had lived before retiring to San Diego.
Gilbert P. Kettles W48, White Plains, N.Y., Nov. 16.
Dr. Eugene Mendelsohn M48 GM50, Reading, Pa.; a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who had maintained a practice there for 40 years. He was a past-president of the Berks County Medical Society, and of the medical staff of St. Josephs Hospital.
Joseph L. Polya W48, Philadelphia, May 28, 2001.
Mary Siegel Russak PSW48, New York.
Herbert Segal C48, Pasadena, Calif., Jan. 1, 2000.
George H. Bilder W49, Peachtree City, Ga., retired New York regional director for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.; June 14, 2000.
Theodore E. Biss GEd49, Waynesboro, Pa., Feb. 19, 2001.
William F. Buck Jr. C49, Audubon, N.J., March 16, 2001.
Shirley Rae Don CW49 L52 WG75, Harrisburg, Pa., a retired attorney with the Pennsylvania Utility Commission; Nov. 10.
Thomas M. Doyle Jr. W49, Drexel Hill, Pa., Oct. 5.
Walter C. Goldschmidt W49, Havertown, Pa., March 19, 2001.
Earl B. Kirk G49, Lafayette Hill, Pa., a retired consultant psychologist who had specialized in labor relations; Dec. 4. He served on the board of the Central YMCA of Philadelphia. A pilot during the Second World War, he flew more than 50 missions with the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe and Asia; he was awarded the Air Medal with three oak-leaf clusters.
Gilbert Raich Ed49, Philadelphia, Nov. 6.
Dr. George B. Saul II C49 G60 Gr54, Middlebury, Vt., the Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus and the College Professor Emeritus of Biology at Middlebury College; May 8, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Sue Williams Saul GEd51.
William S. Smith C49 WG56, Downingtown, Pa., a retired international financial consultant who had served as treasurer-controller of the Export-Import Bank of the United States in the mid-1970s; Nov. 29. He later served with the World Bank. For many years he commuted to Washington from his home in Newtown Square, Pa.
Fred Vickery G49, Summit, N.J., Nov. 19.
Dr. Henry G. Wagner GM49, Washington, a retired neurophysiologist with the National Institutes of Health; Oct. 11, 2000.
John M. Ballinger WEv50, Newtown Square, Pa., June 30, 2001.
Earl M. Forte Jr. W50, Devon, Pa., retired vice president with Banknote Corp. of America, a printing and engraving firm; Oct. 23.
Thomas A. Murphy WEv50, Oct. 11, 1990.
Walter G. Neal Jr. ME50, Upper Darby, Pa., Oct. 8.
Lawrence S. Oelschlegel WEv50, Tannersville, Pa.
Nelson F. Ramont L50, Scranton, Pa., Jan. 2, 1994.
Richard W. Reeves G50, Trenton, N.J., 2001. He was a retired reference librarian with the Trenton Free Public Library.
James I. Young WG50, Charleston, S.C., April 26, 2001.
Ralph E. Bell Jr. PT51, Phoenix, Feb. 25, 1999.
Sumner G. Billings EE51 GEE59, Maple Glen, Pa., a retired electrical engineer; Oct. 15.
Helen J. Bobus Nu51 GEd55, Bryn Mawr, Pa., retired lecturer at the old Philadelphia General Hospital and at the Bryn Mawr Hospital School of Nursing; Nov. 2.
Edward M. Edwards WEF51, Myerstown, Pa., Sept. 8.
John F. Glass Ar51, Worcester, Pa., a former partner in the Philadelphia architectural firm of Ewing, Cole, Cherry and Brott, who retired in 1996; December. He had previously been a partner with Esbach, Kale, Glass and Ogg. At Penn he was president of the Students Architectural Society, which promoted changes in the Graduate School of Fine Arts, including the hiring in 1951 of G. Holmes Perkins Hon72 as its dean.
Sidney C. Long Jr. WG51, Charlotte, N.C., Jan. 6, 2000.
Mollie Billingslea Peckham DH51, Melbourne, Fla., July 19.
Rev. Dr. Joseph C. Reino Gr51, Philadelphia, retired professor of English literature at Villanova University; Dec. 2. After teaching there for 27 years, he retired in 1987 in order to help care for his mother. In 1989 he entered St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, was ordained a priest in 1993, and then served parishes in the East Falls district and in Northeast Philadelphia. Although a published scholar who specialized in Anglo-Saxon literature and Shakespeare, he also wrote a book on the poet Karl Shapiro and a critical anthology of the popular thriller writer Stephen King. He broadcast weekly meditations for a Philadelphia AM radio station, and, when bedridden in the latter months, by a phone link.
Rev. Kenneth P. Stevens Jr. C51, Penn-sauken, N.J., a retired Methodist minister who served as pastor of the Frances Childs United Methodist Church in West Collings-wood from 1972 to 1992; Nov. 13.
Paul M. Weber WEF51, Scranton, Pa., June 16, 1999.
Dr. Daniel R. Benia D52, Jeffersonville, Pa., a dentist who had maintained a practice there for 33 years, retiring in 1986; Nov. 14. A bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps during the Second World War, he was shot down over enemy territory and imprisonedand liberated only in May 1945. The diary he kept in the prison camp and photos he took with a hidden camera were used by the Allies at the Nuremberg Trials. His family hopes to publish the materials he compiled on his war experiences as a book.
James T. Cook W52, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., June 6, 2001.
Sally Swartz Green Ed52 GEd74, Haverford, Pa., a retired psychologist and senior staff member of the Penn Council for Relationships who also taught a popular sexuality course from 1971 to 1991; Nov. 23. Dr. Luigi Mastroianni, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, observed that she got students attention by getting right to the point: She would walk into the room, quietly, unassuming, sort of motherly. Then she would say it just the way it is, no holds barred. At the Penn Council for Relationships, she administered its clinical practice, conducted family therapy, and developed training programs for therapists. She retired from the University in 1996.
William R. Schermerhorn ME52, Parkton, Md., a mechanical engineer who had served for 13 years as head of the physical-plant and facilities department of Towson University, retiring in 1998; Nov. 24. He set up Randolph Realty Co., a local property-management firm he operated until the late 1980s. He was a director of the Engineering Society of Baltimore. And he had served on the board of Fullerton Federal Savings Bank.
Anthony M. Trifiletti CCC52, Oaklyn, N.J., Oct. 29, 1997.
Maree Horgan Clothier CW53, Haverford, Pa., Nov. 11.
Rosamond B. Nelson GEd53, Philadelphia, Feb. 5, 1993. He was married to Natalie Hill Nelson GEd66.
Sidney Silverman Ar53, Wynnewood, Pa., Feb. 13, 2001.
J. Palmer Smith III W53, Radnor, Pa., Oct. 31.
Daniel E. Stogryn Ch54, Glendale, Calif., Oct. 8, 1998.
Ramon R. Naus WEv55, Cresco, Pa., Oct. 5, 2000.
Eugene Scheffres SW56, Baltimore, a retired social worker with the Maryland Department of Human Resources; Nov. 24. A prolific composer, he published two volumes of romantic art songs, often the poems of Emily Dickinson set to music. Also a poet, he published several books of his poems, recently My Time to Rhyme (1995). Retiring in 1971, he traveled prodigiouslyincluding making more than 50 voyages on the Queen Elizabeth II. A family inheritance helped him establish trust funds and scholarships for the children of many friends and acquaintances, and for students at the Peabody Conservatory.
Walter J. Zacharski CCC56 WEv38, Philadelphia, June 22, 2001.
Joseph E. McKenzie Jr. WG57, Waldorf, Md., July 1.
Agnes Mormile Phillips Nu57, Cohoes, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2000.
Eileen McGuigan Schmidt W58, Pittsburgh, a computer programmer with Mellon Bank; March 15, 2000.
Prof. Paul C. Wohlmuth W60, San Diego, professor of law at the University of San Diego and executive director of its Institute for Law and Systems Research; Nov. 30. He had earlier taught business law at the Wharton School.
Vincent J. Carita GEE62, Magnolia, N.J., Dec. 19, 1999.
George K. Hagmeier L62, Philadelphia, Apr. 25, 2001.
Kenneth D. Morris GAr62, New York, Mar. 1, 1983.
Bernard Peskin CGS62, Philadelphia, Mar. 1, 1993.
Theodore L. Purnell GEd62, Springfield, Pa., Apr. 15, 1998.
Susan Goldberg Roy CW62, San Francisco, Feb. 19, 1999.
Dr. Alan R. Schulman Gr62, Congers, N.Y., Jan. 31, 1999.
Ilga Leyasmeyer Sutton CW62 G65, Chicago, Aug. 20, 1996.
Thomas Thistle Jr. C62, Blue Bell, Pa., a retired Philadelphia attorney who had specialized in wills and estates; Nov. 6. He served as chair of the Whitman Township Zoning Board from 1987. He had served on the board of Gwynedd Mercy Academy and was a past president of the Cape May Cottagers Association.
Kathryn P. Dodson CW63, Swarthmore, Pa., Feb. 21, 1998.
Donald A. Dubois WG63, Springfield, Va., Feb. 16, 1997.
Dr. A. Michael Sulman G63, Tucson, Ariz., retired professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh; Feb. 12, 2001. Retiring to Tucson in 1977, he ran his own accounting firm, and served as executive director of Congregation Anshel Israel. He is survived by his son, Erik Philip Sulman C93.
Jean M. Kennedy GEd64, Newtown, Pa., June 20, 1997.
Edith Hall Rossman SW64, Largo, Fla., Jan. 6, 2000. She was married to Dr. Max Rossman GM31.
John M. Arleth II GEE65, Lindenhurst, N.Y., April 14, 1992.
Dr. Raymond E. Kenny V65, Branchburg, N.J., a veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Bridgewater; Nov. 30.
Dr. Walter W. Tunnessen Jr. M65 GM69, Chapel Hill, N.C., a pediatrician who was the senior vice president of the American Board of Pediatrics; Nov. 11. A past president of the Society for Pediatric Dermatology, he had also served on the editorial boards of Contemporary Pediatrics, Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, and Advances in Pediatrics. A prolific author, he wrote many papers and his book, Signs and Symptoms in Pediatrics, was published in many languages and editions. Twice he was a member of the Penn faculty, and was associate chair for medical education at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia.
Natalie Hill Nelson GEd66, Silver Spring, Md., Oct. 15, 2000. She was married to Rosamond B. Nelson GEd53.
C. Richard Mason WG67, Lake Forest, Ill., president of Franke Gear Works Inc.; Nov. 18.
William G. Sommer GEE67, Palm Bay, Fla., May 2, 2001.
Harry S. Simms C68, Knoxville, Iowa, Jan. 26, 2001.
William S. Serri Jr. W69, Tabernacle, N.J., Oct. 24.
Barry S. Sandals C71, San Francisco, an environmental lawyer who was a partner in the law firm of Morrison & Foerster, LLP; Dec. 3. A senior counsel with the environmental-enforcement section of the U.S. Department of Justice in the 1980s, in both Washington then as head of its San Francisco office, he was instrumental in designing the federal Superfund-enforcement strategy, and served as lead counsel in most of the important Superfund cases. He also handled major Clean Air Act enforcement cases. With Morrison & Foerster he continued his environmental practice, specializing in cost-recovery litigation, representing both plaintiff governmental authorities and defendants. He also took pro-bono cases involving wilderness protection, First Amendment rights of environmental organizations, and the rights of people in nursing homes for safe conditions of care.
William K. Hawley C70, Birmingham, Ala., May 31, 2000.
Dr. Michael W. Holmes GM70, Spartanburg, S.C., an ophthalmologist; Dec. 10, 1999.
Sharren Covert King PT70, Apollo, Pa., Mar. 29, 1994.
Stephen M. Chizmadia C71, New York, an attorney; Jan. 14, 1999.
Cornelius J. Fagan WG71, Philadelphia, Feb. 11, 1994.
Dr. Harriet Scholder Goldberg Gr71, Swarthmore, Pa., professor of Spanish literature at Villanova University for 30 years; Nov. 3. She specialized in medieval Spanish folklore and oral traditions.
William Thorn Jr. SW71, Baltimore, Apr. 26, 1996.
Pascual A. Argain SW72, Newark, Del., Apr. 20, 1998.
Marie Saint-Cyr Gaspard CW73, Central Islip, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2001.
Charles A. Leeds Jr. C73, New York, Nov. 20. He was a former partner and general manager of Omega Advisors Inc., a private-equity investment firm there. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Susan J. Bridges CW74.
Eugene Chmilewsky G75, Livingston, N.J., Nov. 4, 1990.
Dr. Edgar L. Richards G75, Watervliet, N.Y., May 18, 2000.
Richard S. Sherwin C76, Jamesburg, N.J., Dec. 12, 1993.
Wayne E. Walker PT76, Redmond, Ore., Jan. 2001.
Robert M. Whitney WG76, April 18, 1999.
Maurice P. Carter SW77, Philadelphia, Nov. 2, 1998.
Dr. Walter J. Russell GM77, Bellevue, Wash., a physician; Feb. 23, 1999.
Dr. Robert A. Zimmermann Gr77, Conifer, Colo., Mar. 2, 2000.
Catherine M. Breslin WEv78, Sheppton, Pa., Oct. 5, 2000.
David M. Ward C78, Evanston, Ill., Sept. 21, 2000.
Anthony J. Leonard W79, Philadelphia, Dec. 22, 1999.
Kawai Meredith Lui WG79, Helena, Mont., July 8.
Mank Hai Tran GME81, Harrisburg, Pa., Mar. 23, 1995.
Gina M. Hayden C83, Westport, Conn., Jan. 17, 1998.
Dr. Lewis Y. Markowitz D83, Brooklyn, N.Y., a dentist; July 13.
Susan L. Lucas G84, Broomall, Pa., a history teacher at Paxon Hollow Middle School; Dec. 2. She drew upon her background as a curator, preservationist, and re-enactor of Colonial times, to illustrate American history to her students: at times she would dress in 18th-century clothing when teaching about the American War of Independence or grind corn with a stone when teaching about Native American life. She wrote A Short History of Newtown (1970). She led tours of historic houses and sites in the area, and she played Martha Washington at the annual re-enactment in Bucks County of George Washingtons crossing the Delaware. Her brother was quoted She would say we shouldnt have mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving because the Pilgrims didnt have them at the first one. Everything had to be authenticand look out if it wasnt.
Cheryl Burton McFadzean GEd84, San Diego, Oct. 31, 1994.
Dr. Charles S. Osborn WG86, Belmont, Mass., a professor of information technology at Babson College since 1991; Dec. 11. He also taught at MIT from 1991 to 1995. He regularly spent his mornings rowing a double scull on the Charles River with his wife.
John J. Coleman GNu89, Chicago, Sept. 23, 1999.
Dr. William A. Gold WG89, Arlington, Va., a physician; Jan. 15, 1994. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Ilene Kasloff Slovikosky C78.
Megan P. Kussman G89, New York, July 19.
Dr. Grace S. Han D96, Danville, Calif., a dentist; Nov. 3.
Kevin L Moreland WG97, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., Sept. 1, 1999.
Marisa A. Shea Nu00, Philadelphia, December.
Dr. Edith Siegener Chasteney. See Class of 1952.
Dr. Helen O. Dickens. See Class of 1945.
Dr. Elwood L. Foltz. See Class of 1941.
Sally Swartz Green. See Class of 1952.
Dr. Thomas F. McNair Scott, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of pediatrics; Nov. 25, at the age of 100. He joined the Penn faculty in 1940, also serving as the first director of research at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia. A pioneer in pediatrics, Dr. Scotts contributions to medicine included the discovery of the lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, the early use of tissue culture for growing viruses, development of the test to differentiate Herpes labialis from Herpes genitalis, and the identification of the cause of atypical measles. He was instrumental in extending the then restricted visiting hours at pediatric hospitals, a practice now widely adopted by hospitals throughout the world. At CHOP after the Second World War, he helped set up the Joseph Stokes Research Institute, and in 1959 began as the principal investigator for the Philadelphia portion of the NIH Collaborative Study of Child Development and Cerebral Palsy, a study of 50,000 children to learn what happens to them from birth to age eight. After he retiring from Penn in 1975, he became director of pediatric ambulatory education at Hahnemann University Medical School, where he worked till the age of 85. His son is Dr. Robert McNair Scott M66, a pediatrician in Kathmandu, Nepal.
John J. Smolen Jr., Sewell, N.J., associate vice provost for University life, Sept. 28. He came to Penn in 1981 as registrar, having served in that role at Virginia Commonwealth University. He became the associate vice provost in 1990.
Dr. Walter W. Tunnessen Jr. See Class of 1965.
Dr. Gordon R. Vincent. See Class of 1946.
Prof. Paul C. Wohlmuth. See Class of 1960.
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