Archibald H. Aaronson Ed20, North Miami Beach, Jan. 1982.
Louis E. McAllister GAr21, Philadelphia, a retired architect who was involved in the design of the old PSFS building in Philadelphia; Jan. 11, 1989. He was a partner of the firm McAllister & Braik, which designed the old Philadelphia Bulletin building.
Margaret E. Strawbridge OT21, Philadelphia, Nov. 16, 1996.
Harriet Bell Segal Ed24, Haverford, Pa., a retired schoolteacher; Mar. 3. She had served on the board of the Penn Hillel.
Alvin Frank Appel W25, Culver City, Calif., Feb. 8.
William H. Chandlee Jr. Ar26, Philadelphia, a retired architect with the railway division of the old Budd Co.; Feb. 23.
Verna M. Utz Ed26, Pleasant Gap, Pa., Jan. 11, 1999.
Marie Benedict Duffy Ed27, Belleville, Ill., Jan. 27.
Dr. Cyrus H. Gordon C27 G28 Gr30, Brookline, Mass., emeritus professor of Hebrew and other ancient Near Eastern languages and literatures at New York University; March 30. A specialist in ancient Middle Eastern languages, he taught at Johns Hopkins, Smith, Princeton, Dropsie, and Brandeis universities; and at New York University from 1973 until he retired in 1990. He was an archaeologist in Palestine and Iraq in the 1930s, and a cryptanalyst deciphering Arabic, Turkish, and Persian codes during the Second World War. Dr. Gordon is recognized for his work on Ungaritic, a language used in coastal Syria in the 14th century BCE; he published his first book on it in 1940. In the early 1930s he taught Hebrew and Assyrian at Penn, and he published the monograph, The Pennsylvania Tradition of Semitics: A Century of Near Eastern and Biblical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania (1986). His autobiography, A Scholars Odyssey, was published last year.
Edith Grossman Bernstein Ed28, Newton, Mass., a volunteer psychologist in Boston public schools; Feb. 21.
Maurice M. Capin WEF28, Van Nuys, Calif., Mar. 5. Active in the Pennsylvania Alumni Club, he served as its president, 1970-71.
Fredrick C. Gentsch W28, Irvine, Calif., Oct. 25.
Elihu A. Greenhouse W28 L31, Elkins Park, Pa., an attorney who had maintained a practice in Philadelphia for 64 years, retiring in 1995; Feb. 12. Specializing in defamation and invasion-of-privacy, he had represented the local television channels WPVI and WPHL.
Max M. Reikob W28, Philadelphia, retired supervisor for the citys Department of Revenue; Jan. 31.
Charles F. Steinruck Jr. WEv28, Absecon, N.J., retired secretary of the old Philco Ford Corp. in Philadelphia; Feb. 4.
F. Calvin Louderback W29, St. Petersburg, Fla., retired founder and head of New Jersey Business magazine; February. In the 1960s he also began organizing some of the first international trade missions from New Jersey to Europe and Central and South America; he was a trustee of the New Jersey International Trading Corp. On the day he took his last exam at Wharton, the same day he turned 21, he eloped with his wife, Ruth Ellis.
Albert F. Finkenberg W30, Merrick, N.Y., a retired furniture-manufacturers representative; Jan. 31.
George E. Keefe C30, Short Hills, N.J., retired chair director of Moodys Investors Service, Inc.; Mar. 27.
Gabriel M. Rich W30, Philadelphia; Mar. 12.
Dr. Lydia A. Baer Gr31, Bradenton, Fla., July 1980.
Martin H. Philip L31, Palmerton, Pa., an attorney who began practicing law in 1931 and continued until his death at 93 years; Apr. 3. He recently sold a local radio station, WYNS-AM, explaining that he was getting a little tired and no longer had the time to run the business. And he had been president of the old Tri-County State Bank, guiding it through a merger with Merchants National Bank of Allentown.
Justin E. Sturm W31, Media, Pa., Dec. 15.
Ben A. Wallerstein W31, Richmond, Va., retired head of an insurance company; Mar. 18.
Dr. Sidney Gewant D32, Hollywood, Fla., Jan. 20.
Dr. Edwin Ragnar Irgens M32, St. Joseph, Mich., a retired physician; Mar. 5.
Josiah C. Moore Jr. Ar32, La Jolla, Calif., Jan. 27.
Milton N. Nathanson W32 L35, Laguna Hills, Calif., Nov. 29.
Harold B. Wells Jr. L32, Moorestown, N.J., a retired attorney who carried on the Bordentown family law firm for more than 50 years; Feb. 17. He was a wonderful lawyer, a family lawyer He did a lot of hand-holding of people who were buying property or settling estates. He tried to keep his clients out of court. He was the old-fashioned family counselor, said his son, Hon. Harold B. Wells III L61, of the New Jersey Superior Court.
Arthur T. Willetts C32, Springfield, N.J., Apr. 1986.
Edward G. Beatty W33, Media, Pa., retired assistant vice president in the commercial-loan department of the old Philadelphia National Bank; Feb. 14.
Dr. Henry B. Jameson C33 D36, Fairfax, Va., a retired dentist ; Jan. 2, 1998.
Theodore K. Krampf W33, Las Vegas, Aug. 29, 1999.
Dorothea Lex Ed33, Havertown, Pa., Nov. 26.
Andrew T. Ogawa WG33, Tokyo, Jan. 5.
Wilbur R. Wosnitzer W33, Oceanport, N.J., Jan. 12, 1998.
Dr. Howard S. Brooks D34, Etters, Pa., a retired dentist; Mar. 31, 1999.
Sidney Godet EE34 GEE39, Boca Raton, Fla., Mar. 9.
Theresa Galligan Magarigal Ed34, Austin, Pa., Dec. 16, 1999.
Dr. William L. Rhein D34, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a retired dentist; Oct. 3, 1999.
Sidney J. Weinrich W34, Kailua Kona, Hawaii, Sept. 25, 1998.
Ruth Henry Clewell CW35, Nazareth, Pa., a retired secretary with the old Girard Bank; Feb. 15. She had earlier worked for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the American Friends Service Committee.
Dr. J. Paul English M35 GM39, Philadelphia, a retired internist who had served with the South Bend Clinic in Indiana for 43 years; Feb. 12.
Joseph S. Leder W35, Kailua, Hawaii, June 11, 2000.
Stephen A. Teller L35, Kingston, Pa., a retired attorney who had served as first assistant U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania and as district attorney of Luzerne County; Aug. 15. During the Second World War he served on a French ship in the Atlantic as a liaison to the French Navy based in Casablanca, and later as chief trial judge advocate at the U.S. Naval base in Leyte Gulf, Philippines.
Myrtile Frank Jr. C36 L39, Egg Harbor, N.J., an attorney; Mar. 10, 2000.
Gerald H. Herman W36, Baltimore, Nov. 28, 1998.
Charles E. Hoerger W36, Sarasota, Fla., a retired vice president with Merrill Lynch in Philadelphia; Mar. 7.
Eleanor M. Joyce CW36, Philadelphia, July 20, 2000.
Luella North Kemble PSW36, Columbia, Md., a retired social worker in Lancaster, Pa.; Mar. 1. She helped establish the adoption program of the Lancaster County Family and Children Service. She and her husband helped expand social services in Lancaster, York, and other Central Pennsylvania towns during the late 1940s and the 1950s. They also helped found Psychiatric Outpatients Clinics of America, a national association of community mental-health centers.
Albert N. Meyer W36, Baltimore, Jan. 20, 1996.
Albert Polakoff WEv36, Philadelphia, Aug. 24.
Betty Bernheimer Rotenberg Ar36, Philadelphia, a retired architect with Paul Philippe Crets firm, now called H2L2 Architects, who was project architect for the Van Pelt Library, buildings at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, the library at Thomas Jefferson University, and dormitories at Haverford and Bryn Mawr colleges; Feb. 13. She was the first woman to receive an architecture degree from Penn: first enrolled in the name B. R. Bernheimer, which officials took to be a mans name, she was permitted to stay, but required to use a separate drafting room away from the rest of the class, as her presence was deemed a distraction.
Dr. Octavio M. Salati EE36 GEE39 GrE63, Newton Square, Pa., Jan. 27. After receiving his bachelors, he worked for the old Philco Radio and Television Co., RCA, and Hazeltine Electronics Corp., before returning to Penn as a research associate in 1948. During his time at Hazeltine he received a patent for a coaxial connector, which became commonly used on very high frequency cables in the newly expanding fields of radar and microwave communications during and immediately after the Second World War; it is still used extensively in the electronics industry. At Penn he divided his time between teaching and electronics research and made major contributions to the rapidly developing field of electromagnetic compatibility, while leading research projects supported by various branches of the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Salati was appointed professor of electrical engineering in 1975 and retired in 1984. He was appointed director of continuing education and educational television systems in 1972; specially funded, this program enabled the engineering departments to offer graduate courses to students in plants in outlying areas of the Philadelphia region, and required significant changes in teaching techniques for the faculty involved. Dr. Salati had four other U.S. patents and one Canadian patent.
Charles E. Shinn EE36, Valrico, Fla., Jan. 25, 1999.
Dr. Calvin P. Wallis M36, Duarte, Calif., June 28, 2000.
Gerald K. Wills WEF36, Cornwall, Pa., June 15, 1999.
Carl E. Wolf Jr. W36, Venice, Fla., Sept. 16, 1996.
Cornelia Nagel Curley Ed37 GEd40, Haverford, Pa., co-founder, with her husband, of the Delaware County Christian School; Mar. 1.
Merrill R. Dobbins WEv37 CCC51, Largo, Fla., a retired IRS agent; Feb. 17.
Dr. M. Thomas Kennedy G37 Gr47, Kennett Square, Pa., the Albert J. Weatherhead Jr. Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School who was an authority on labor relations and a respected arbitrator of labor-management disputes; Dec. 27. He served on the school faculty from 1956 to 1978. He was an expert on international labor relations and wrote European Labor Relations (1980). He also wrote Effective Labor Arbitration, Automation Funds and Displaced Workers, and Problems in Labor Relations. After retiring from Harvard at the age of 66, Dr. Kennedy became a full-time visiting professor at Babson College in Wellesley, teaching there till 1985. He taught for some years at Penn in the 1940s.
Anita Grossman Langsfeld CW37, Elkins Park, Pa., Jan. 30.
Leonard B. Lipkin W37, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., retired president of the Gold Medal Baking Co. and Kaplans New Model Bakery, Inc.; Apr. 1, 2000.
Dr. Louis Magilner C37 GM47, Delray Beach, Fla., a retired physician; June 20, 2000.
Harold E. Matter WEv37, Media, Pa., retired executive assistant for sales with the DuPont Co.; Feb. 9.
William Pechenick ChE37 G46, Lafayette Hill, Pa., Sept. 16.
Robert A. Rich W37, Ewing, N.J., Aug. 17.
Richard B. Buhrman W38, Alexandria, Va., a retired tax attorney with the U.S. Department of Justice; Apr. 1.
Henry F. Chapman W38, St. Petersburg, Fla., June 20, 2000.
Joseph B. Hyman C38, Springfield, N.J., Dec. 17, 1999.
Loren F. Kannenberg W38, Springvale, Maine, retired director of management training and development for the old American Can Co. in Greenwich, Conn.; Feb. 6. After retiring, he was a consultant to General Electric in Crotonville, N.Y.
Emil Joseph Marciniak G38, Easthampton, Mass., Dec. 23.
L. Morrison M38 GM42, Arlington, Mass., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist
who had maintained a practice in Waltham for many years; Feb. 9. He was
Lee W. Walker W38, Gap, Pa.
Jerome M. Wilson W38, Cazenovia, N.Y., retired president of his familys real estate company and former head of the familys jewelry firm in Syracuse; Jan. 27. He served on the board of Le Moyne College and was a past president of United Way of Central New York.
Frederic L. Ballard C39 L42, Philadelphia, a partner in the law firm his grandfather founded, Ballard, Spahr, Andrews & Ingersoll, who had specialized in corporate law and retired in 1984; Mar. 13. He rowed on Penns heavyweight crew for three years after rowing in the freshman eight, and received the Charles Frazier Memorial Prize for the athlete with the highest academic average in 1937 and 1938. He was a Phi Beta Kappa and a Rhodes scholar. And he was a Friar. Fred Ballard was as adept at courtroom appearancesonce having argued a case before the U.S. Supreme Courtas advising CEOs. He was a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Welfare and an early advocate of expanded support for poor families. His wife, Ernesta Ballard, was a prominent womens rights advocate, considered by some the godmother of Philadelphia feminism; he quietly supported her in this work. After two of his daughters attended Radcliffe College, he became a member of its board of trustees. Proud of his city, he helped lead many of Philadelphias institutions: he was chair of the board of trustees of Thomas Jefferson University from 1977 to 1984. A devoted collector of bonsai trees, he served as president of the National Bonsai Foundation in the 1980s.
Howard E. Blate W39, Scottsdale, Ariz., retired head of the Brownlee Agency in Flushing, N.Y.; Feb. 8.
Dr. Walter Goldstein D39, New York, a retired dentist; Mar. 5, 1995.
Robert J. Kahn W39, Philadelphia, retired partner and director of corporate real estate services for Strouse Greenberg & Co.; Mar. 10, 1997. An enthusiastic fly fisherman, he traveled to Alaska, South America, Russia, and other remote spots to fish.
Emilie Rosenbaum Katzenberg CW39, Elkins Park, Pa., a founding officer of the Montgomery County League of Women Voters; Mar. 2. She served on the board of the Moss Rehabilitation Center.
Eunice Robinson Leopold CW39, New York, an artist and art critic; Mar. 12. She had served on the board of Philadelphias Samuel S. Fleischer Art Memorial until she moved to New York in 1964.
Walter P. McEvilly L39, Lancaster, Pa., a retired vice president in the commercial-mortgage division of the Wilmington Trust Co.; Mar. 2. He served for many years as an associate referee of the Delaware Unemployment Compensation Commission.
Dr. Sander A. Sacks V39, El Paso, Tex., a retired veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Allenwood for over 30 years; Feb. 9. During the Second World War he served with the U.S. Army in India and China, caring for pack animals used to transport troops and supplies.
Robert M. Tindle W39, Unionville, Pa., a thoroughbred and steeplechase horse trainer; Mar. 25. Serving in the U.S. cavalry during the Second World War, he trained mules to carry supplies and equipment over difficult trails on islands in the South Pacific.
Shirley Weingast CW39, Philadelphia, Dec. 25, 1999.
Howard S. Gans Jr. W40, Saint Charles, Ark., Feb. 13.
Jean Magill Hood Ed40, Philadelphia, a retired special-education teacher at Green Tree School; Feb. 23. She was a labor activist and a civil-rights crusader. She supported the labor movement when it was dangerous to do so: during the Second World War she was fired from a metals factory for trying to unionize the workers. She became a labor organizer and, when the union prevailed, was re-hired at that factory and elected to office in the UAW local. In the early 1950s she helped organize an interracial community council for the Abbotsford Homes; black families had been excluded from it till it was taken over by the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
Dr. William H. Keffer M40, Wyomissing, Pa., a physician; Sept. 23.
Dr. John R. McCoy V40, Virginia Beach, Va., emeritus professor of pathology at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and former director of vivarium at Rutgers University Medical School; Feb. 20. He was a founding member and later president of the Society of Toxicologic Pathologists and the Society of Pharmacological and Environmental Pathologists. Founder of Edgebrook Veterinary Hospital in East Brunswick, he was a past president of the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association. He also served on a number of select committees of the FDA and the NIH.
Mary R. McCracken CW40 G42, Valparaiso, Fla., Mar. 1, 2000.
Lynn R. Timmons WG40, Bradenton, Fla., Jan. 4.
Jack C. Wilkerson W40, Fayetteville, Ariz., Mar. 18, 2000.
Stephen R. Wing Jr. W40, Rosemont, Pa., Mar. 8.
William T. Ainge C41, New Cumberland, Pa., Feb. 1978.
John H. Binkley W41, Bridgeport, Conn., July 24, 1999.
Albert Bloom Ed41 GEd49, Oreland, Pa., Jan. 14. At Penn he played on the basketball team.
P. Powell Browning W41, Washington, an attorney who had maintained a private general practice; Mar. 8.
Rev. George R. Cheney Jr. WG41, Laurinburg, N.C., retired pastor of Bethel Presbyterian Church in Raeford; Aug. 1.
John G. Dunlap ChE41, Deland, Fla.
George W. Gilbert ME41, Philadelphia, Apr. 28, 1994.
Robert M. Hannum W41, Buena Vista, Colo., Dec. 4, 1987.
Boyd F. Harlan WEF41, Arlington, Va., May 26, 1996.
Dale L. Herndon G41, Kennett Square, Pa., retired director of consumer products for the fabrics and finishing department of the DuPont Co.; Mar. 12. Retiring in 1976 after 36 years with DuPont, he set up a consulting and tax business.
Susan Lamb Huttenlock Ed41 GEd42, Warminster, Pa., Dec. 31.
Lewis S. Jaffe C41, St. Petersburg, Fla., Nov. 18, 1997.
Alfred P. Kolinsky W41, Chesapeake, Va., Oct. 23, 1987.
Jeannette Allen Lacy CW41, Kingston, Pa., Jan. 22, 1999.
Robert C. Mount W41, Shawnee Station, Kans., June 10, 1998.
Victor M. Nussbaum Jr. W41, former mayor of Greensboro, N.C.; Feb. 25. He was founding chair of Southern Foods Service and Southern Foods, and SterlingSouth Bank.
John T. Purnell W41, Lewes, Del., June 2, 1993.
William J. Raab W41, Elkins Park, Pa., Jan. 6.
George B. Ross L41, Philadelphia, a retired attorney with the Philadelphia law firm of Dechert, Price & Rhoads, who had specialized in estate and fiduciary law; Feb. 18.
Ardemis Serposs Roy WEv41, Berlin, Md., Mar. 14, 1999.
Robert B. Stratton W41, Red Bank, N.J., Nov. 9.
Dr. Robert F. Thoma C41, Lynbrook, N.Y., Mar. 22, 1999.
John C. Wheeler GAr41, Nashville, Tenn., retired architect whose firm designed what is now the AmSouth Center, the tallest building in the city when it opened in 1969; Mar. 27. He was a past president of the Tennessee chapter of the AIA.
Leonard L. Young WEF41, Reading, Pa., Oct. 3, 1996.
Dr. Elizabeth Brubaker Benford CW42, Reading, Pa., a retired psychiatrist with the Creedmore Hospital, Long Island, N.Y.; Mar. 1.
Dr. Edwin W. Cauffield GM42, Akron, Ohio, a physician; June 3, 2000.
Ruth McKimm Emmett OT42, Northvale, N.J., Sept. 1982.
Eric G. Flannagan Jr. GAr42, Henderson, N.C., an architect who had maintained a practice there for 40 years; Apr. 7.
Arnold I. Greenblatt W42, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., Nov. 1.
Nelson F. Hine W42, Pittsfield, Mass., Mar. 15, 1999.
Helen L. Moulton DH42, Harpswell, Maine, a dental hygienist who had practiced in Auburn for many years; Mar. 30.
Mary Engle Richardson Ed42, Lancaster, Pa., Oct. 15.
Thomas H. Wentz L42, New Holland, Pa., Nov. 19.
Dr. Harrison M. Berry Jr. D43 GD52, Towson, Md., emeritus professor of oral medicine and a former associate dean at the School of Dental Medicine; Feb. 17. He entered Penns accelerated undergraduate program during the Second World War and earned his degree in three years. After then serving in the U.S. Navy, he earned a masters in oral roentgenology and joined the faculty. He was appointed professor of radiology in 1958 and elevated to chair in 1961, a post he held until retirement in 1982. Dr. Berry was the author of several textbooks and numerous articles for dental journals. He helped develop a device that produced X-rays using small amounts of radiation. He earned several honors as an instructor, including a Lindback distinguished-teaching award. He was past president of the American Academy of Dental Radiology.
Dr. Frank S. Biondo D43, Hollywood, Fla., a retired dentist; June 1, 2000.
R. Donald Bitler C43, St. Petersburg, Fla., a retired audiologist and speech pathologist with the Veterans Administration medical center there; Jan. 28. He was a director for 25 years of the Super Senior Tennis Tournament there; he ranked No. 1 in mens seniors in Florida for 1971 and 1986, and nationally in 1976 and 1981. At Penn he was a center on the varsity football team and received an All-American honorable mention.
Archible G. Bittner W43, Glendora, Calif., Sept. 4.
Lawrence I. Boonin W43, Philadelphia, a retired partner with the Philadelphia law firm of Blank, Rome, Comisky & McCauley LLP, who had specialized in corporate and contract law; Feb. 10. He had taught at Penn and Temple University.
Dr. I. Lewis Chipman Jr. M43 GM49, Wilmington, Del., retired section head of gastroenterology at the Medical Center of Delaware and St. Francis Hospital; Mar. 7. He also served on the clinical staff of Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia.
Marriott G. Haines WEv43, Burlington, N.J., Dec. 26.
Robert A. Hartwig Jr. Ed43, Philadelphia, Nov. 2.
Dr. Lynwood V. Keller M43, Reading, Pa., a physician; Aug. 16, 1999.
Seymour D. Lovejoy WEv43, Bryn Athyn, Pa., Apr. 16, 2000.
Stan L. Marshall WG43, Lynchburg, Va., Jan. 28.
Dr. William F. McGuire M43, Wichita, Kans., a physician; May 27, 1999.
Joseph K. Sidebottom EE43, Marblehead, Mass., Dec. 31.
James S. Turnbull W43, Glenside, Pa., a retired advertising copy writer; Mar. 21.
Dr. John J. Angelo M44, York, Pa., a physician; Jan. 23.
Gloria Wrobleski Banasz DH44, Farmingdale, N.J., Aug. 31, 1999.
Dr. Virginia H. Lautz GM44, Bryn Mawr, Pa., Sept. 9.
Dr. Philip J. Rosenfeld D44, Glen Rock, N.J., a retired dentist; Feb. 11.
Dr. Eugene Schmitt D44, Sea Cliff, N.Y., a dentist; Jan. 14.
Dr. Arnold J. Friedhoff C45 M47, New York, professor of psychiatry and director of the Millhauser Laboratories at New York Universitys School of Medicine; Feb. 21. He also headed its Mental Health Clinical Research Center from 1981 to 1993. His research on brain chemistry, especially the effects of drugs in psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, helped usher in new anti-psychotic drugs.
Arthur I. Grayson W45, Gulf Stream, Fla., an attorney who had practiced in New York and Connecticut for over 30 years; Apr. 6.
Dr. Josef S. Horowitz D45, New York, a dentist; Jan. 8.
Evelyn H. Joseph OT45, White Plains, N.Y., Mar. 29.
Alice R. Meisenheimer FA45, Cherry Hill, N.J., Mar. 18, 1999.
Dr. Alexander H. ONeal Jr. M45 GM49, St. Davids, Pa., retired senior attending physician in the family-practice service of Bryn Mawr Hospital; Mar. 4.
Dr. Donald M. Sencer C45 D48, Hackensack, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Allendale for more than 40 years; Feb. 11.
Dr. Robert R. Buch M46, Lancaster, Pa., a retired physician who had maintained a family practice in Mountville for over 30 years; Feb. 7.
Richard F. Cahn W46, Cambridge, Md., Oct. 26.
Dr. Harry E. Green D46, Pottstown, Pa., a retired dentist; Apr. 8, 2000.
Edward J. Lutz WEv46, Malvern, Pa., Jan. 29, 1999.
Edward G. Najaiko W46, Houston, Dec. 6.
Dr. Charles H. Knickerbocker M46, Blue Hill, Maine, a cardiologist who had served as chief of staff and medical-review officer for the Mount Desert Island Hospital; Jan. 9. He served also as medical examiner for Hancock County and president of the county medical society. He was a popular novelist.
David Pearlman W46, Cleveland, May 28, 1993.
Robert L. Scheinman W46, Scottsdale, Ariz., Apr. 11, 2000.
Dr. Clyde T. Stoner M46 GM60, Pompano Beach, Fla., a physician on the staff of North Broward Medical Center; Feb. 27.
Robert S. Bender C47, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 1997.
Rev. William T. Cornelius Ed47, Fond du Lac, Wisc., a Baptist pastor; June 27, 1994.
John W. Eckwert WG47, Indianapolis, Feb. 12. He had worked for Bryant Heating and Cooling, retiring in 1987.
Julia Austin Ivester CW47, Norristown, Pa., Oct. 16, 1997.
Lester B. Kemp WG47, Sun City West, Ariz., June 14, 2000.
James R. Lee C47, Livingston, N.J., Sept. 1999.
Dr. Owen J. Logue Jr. D47, Hampton Beach, N.H., a retired dentist; Apr. 1973.
Dr. Richard P. Ornsteen M47 GM51, Langhorne, Pa., Dec. 28, 1999.
Dr. Franklin H. Saul D47, Allentown, Pa., a dentist who had maintained a practice there for 31 years; Mar. 4. Retiring in 1984, he became a dental consultant for the Aetna Insurance Co. till 1991.
Dr. Marshall W. Woodard GM47, Asheville, N.C., a retired ophthalmologist; Sept. 29.
Paul P. Cannizzaro W48, Boca Raton, Fla., Apr. 11, 2000.
Joseph A. Chopko CE48, Kennett Square, Pa., Dec. 26, 1995.
Sydney Goldberg WEv48, Philadelphia, Oct. 1981.
Dr. John R. Higgins GM48, Floyds Knobs, Ind., February.
Hon. John J. McNeilly L48, Rehoboth Beach, Del., retired judge of the Delaware Supreme Court; Jan. 11.
Dr. Jacob Miller C48 D50, Roslyn Heights, N.Y., a dentist; March.
John T. Roos CE48, Ithaca, N.Y., Jan. 27.
Dr. J. Byron Smith GD48, San Antonio, Tex., Dec. 22.
Robert R. Smith GEd48, Troy, N.Y., retired professor of management at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Mar. 11.
Dr. George S. Snyderman Gr48, Orchard Park, N.Y., Oct. 17.
Wanda M. Szpil Ar48, Willow Grove, Pa., 1988.
Erv R. Tallberg WG48, Chandler, Ariz., 1999.
Patricia C. Turner DH48, Las Vegas, Nov. 8.
William S. Wall Jr. W48, Knoxville, Tenn.
Hong Sin Wong OT48, Honolulu, June 1983.
Ella F. Blain Ed49 GEd58, Swarthmore, Pa., Dec. 14.
George E. Carlson WG49, East Brunswick, N.J., May 18, 2000.
Kenneth W. Diffenderfer Ed49 GEd51, Chesapeake, Va., Dec. 17.
Robert F. Hansen W49, Annapolis, Md., a retired accountant for the U.S. Department of Energy; Mar. 9.
Dr. ONeal W. Koger Sr. WG49, Baltimore, a retired division director with the Health Care Finance Administration; Mar. 21.
Joseph W. Magee Jr. C49, Glen Rock, N.J., 1994.
George T. McKinley L49, Palmerton, Pa., an attorney; Feb. 13.
Dr. Paul R. Noble GM49, Traverse City, Mich., a radiologist; July 29, 1989.
Joseph C. Reich C49, Drexel Hill, Pa., Nov. 19.
Dr. Blair W. Saylor GM49, Tucson, Ariz., May 12, 2000.
Edith M. Soherr SW49, Philadelphia, Dec. 1.
Frank C. Thompson W49, West Sand Lake, N.Y., Apr. 30, 2000.
Dr. Robert G. Umstattd M49, Austin, Tex., a retired anesthesiologist at Brackenridge and St. Davids hospitals; June 14, 2000. He helped establish outpatient surgical centers there.
Isabel C. Wiley GEd49, Newtown, Pa., Oct. 19.
Donald J. Colasono Ar50, Greenwich, Conn., Apr. 1977.
Louis J. Di Giacomo L50, Berwyn, Pa., a lawyer who represented the fresh-food dealers in the South Philadelphia markets for 50 years; Mar. 23. A lecturer on wines with the Main Line Night School for 20 years, he wrote The Clear and Simple Wine Guide.
Dr. Joseph T. Ichter M51 GM55, Millersville, Pa., a retired pediatrician affiliated with Doylestown Hospital who later was vice president of medical affairs for Pennsylvania Blue Shield and then senior director of medical affairs for Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania; Mar. 2. He was an instructor at the University from 1955 to 1971, an assistant chief for teaching at the old Philadelphia General Hospital, and he served as an assistant professor of family practice and community medicine at the Hershey Medical Center in the 1970s.
Dr. John W. Kistler Jr. C50, Allentown, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 28 years; Feb. 13. He served on the Allentown Health Bureau for many years.
John J. Palatas WG50, Overland Park, Kans., Mar. 28. He retired in 1994 from the General Services Administration in Kansas City after 33 years of service.
Richard D. Runkle C50, Fayetteville, N.C., July 5, 2000.
Robert J. Bamberger CCC51, Fort Washington, Pa., Sept. 14, 1998.
Dr. Peter R. Cebulka V51, Danville, Pa., a retired veterinarian who maintained a practice in Chesterfield for 50 years; May 12, 2000.
Dr. C. Thomas Fultz M51 GM58, Cincinnati, Oct. 19, 1985.
Dr. Carlton Riley Hower V51, West Brandywine, Pa., a retired small-animal practitioner who owned the Tredyffrin Veterinary Hospital in Paoli; Aug. 15.
Dr. Joseph A. Katz GD51, Moorestown, N.J., an orthodontist; February.
Dr. Ariel G. Loewy Gr51, Haverford, Pa., emeritus professor of biology at Haverford College who taught there from 1953 to 2000; Feb. 13. A cell biologist, he re-structured the biology program, permitting undergrads to work with faculty members on nationally funded research projects, a privilege reserved for graduate students at most other schools. A member of several organizations promoting peace and civil rights, he was vocal against the Vietnam War and social injustice in this country; reputedly because of these activities his application for U.S. citizenship was contested, unsuccessfully, by the Immigration Service in 1964 (he had fled Romania with his family in 1936). In January he started a new career as an adjunct professor at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.
John P. Monahan W51, Houston, June 30, 2000. He retired from the old Sperry Univac in 1985.
George G. Rehberg Jr. WG51, Rochester, N.Y., Mar. 31, 1989.
Dr. Henry Stempen Gr51, Glenside, Pa., emeritus professor of microbiology at Rutgers Universitys Camden campus; Mar. 29. He taught there from 1962 till retiring in 1988 in order to work on a book, Myxomycetes, A Handbook of Slime Molds (1994), which he also illustrated. He had earlier taught at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Robert H. Thomas M51, Yakima, Wash., a physician; Sept. 5.
Dr. David C. Tudor V51, Cranbury, N.J., a veterinarian who maintained a small-animal practice there for 44 years until retiring in 1996; Nov. 17.
Dr. Howard F. Beacham D52, Albuquerque, N.M., a retired dentist; Nov. 28.
David J. Dickson W52, Wyndmoor, Pa., Aug. 21, 2000.
Gerald A. Heard W52, Pembroke Pines, Fla., May 23, 2000.
Dr. Robert W. Monsul C52, Somerville, N.J., a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Manville for 30 years; Dec. 1.
Dr. Joseph T. Mallamo GM52, Fairmont, W.Va., Feb. 1.
Charles J. Neral WEv52, Willow Grove, Pa., January.
Dr. Marvin L. Tomber Gr52, Okemos, Mich., a physician; Jan. 26, 2000.
Dr. Frank H. Wetzel Gr52, Wilmington, Del., retired vice president of the Hercules Co.; Mar. 8. He had served as vice-chair of the board of trustees of the former Beaver College in Pennsylvania. He was instrumental in the first campus of the Delaware Technical and Community College being situated in downtown Wilmington.
Hon. Jack Brian L53, Lawrenceville, N.J., Dec. 12.
David R. Hutchison GAr53, Media, Pa., Feb. 2.
Dr. Richard A. Nolan D53, Alden, N.Y., a retired dentist; Feb. 19, 2000.
William Thomas Athey Sr. WEv54, Bridgeton, N.J., Oct. 3.
Judith Segal Brooks Ed54, Havertown, Pa.
Virendra C. Parekh WG54, Ahmedabad, India, July 4, 2000.
Walter S. Shakespeare WEF54, Macungie, Pa., a former administrator at Harrisburg Hospital; Mar. 27.
Dr. James W. VanStone Gr54, Chicago, retired curator and former head of the anthropology department at the Field Museum who was an authority on Native American cultures in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of North America; Feb. 28. He had taught at the University of Alaska and the University of Toronto, and later at Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. His books were so well-regarded they were kept as standard references by both academics and Native American peoples. He was associate editor of Arctic Anthropology, and founding editor of Anthropological Papers of the University of Alaska. He had been the scientific editor of Fieldiana, a museum publication.
Robert M. Abramson W55 L58, Glenside, Pa., a labor lawyer with the law firm of Abrams, Abramson & Tabb for 40 years; Feb. 22.
Mildred Barracliff Ed55, Marcus Hook, Pa., July 13, 2000.
Dr. Robert W. M. Graham V55, Riverton, N.J., a small-animal practitioner who had established the Cinnaminson Animal Hospital, where he practiced for 37 years, retiring in 1997; Oct. 10. He was a president of the South Jersey VMA, and he served on the board of the PAWS Farm and Nature Center in Mount Laurel.
Dr. Henry J. Olszta D55, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., a dentist; July 10, 1998.
Paul D. Sulman W55, Philadelphia, an attorney; Apr. 6.
Shirley O. Neal Beard Nu56, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Sept. 27.
C. Robert Elicker Jr. WG56, West Chester, Pa., a retired attorney who recently served as assistant solicitor for Chester County; Feb. 20. He was a past president of the county bar association.
Comet C. Johns L56, Sedona, Ariz., an attorney; July 29, 1999.
Dr. David Kasner GM56, Coral Gables, Fla., a physician; Jan. 6.
Paul E. Shipley G56, Greenville, Del., a retired executive with the Wilmington Trust Co.; Apr. 7. He served on the board of his familys business, the old Strawbridge & Clothier department stores.
Judith Heard Helmuth CW57, Middletown, Pa., retired computer-operations officer for the Federal Reserve Bank in Philadelphia; Feb. 24.
John B. Snyder WG57, Beatrice, Neb., Oct. 5, 1999.
Dr. William K. Harlan Jr. GM58, Pen Argyl, Pa., attending physician and chief of staff for the hematology-oncology division at Easton Hospital from 1961 to 1992; Mar. 11. He was on the consulting staff at Warren Hospital, and a clinical instructor at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia.
William E. Seachrist WG58, Lancaster, Pa., chair of AdvenTek Corp.; Feb. 12. He was a former vice president and general manager of Kent Industries in Kent, Ohio. Once city manager of Ridgway, Pa., he was a consultant on municipal government to the commonwealth for some years. And he was a former chair of the trustees of Franklin & Marshall University.
Dr. George W. McCrocklin GM59, Louisville, Ky., June 2, 2000.
Elisabeth West GEd59, Philadelphia, Sept. 22, 1999.
Ruth R. Adams SW60, Washington, Jan. 14, 2000.
Jane Korves Clow Nu61, Woodstock, Ill., Jan. 6, 1997.
Dr. Robert K. Davis GD61, Cascais, Portugal.
Clement J. Doyle SW61, Wakefield, R.I., a former assistant director of United Community Services in Boston; Feb. 3. He served in the Rhode Island state legislature, 1974-76.
Trevena S. Hammett MT61, Roswell, Ga., July 29, 1999.
Kenneth H. Lang L61, Moreland Hills, Ohio, Jan. 19.
Hon. Joseph F. Battle Jr. L62, Media, Pa., president judge of the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas; Mar. 9. He had earlier served as chair of the Chester Housing Authority, then as city solicitor and later mayor of Chester (1976-85).
Thomas P. Bartle Jr. WG63, New York, June 16, 2000.
Edmond D. Leigh W63, Norman, Okla., Dec. 31.
W. L. Michael Maines GEd63, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., retired superintendent of the Upper Darby (Pa.) School District; Mar. 31.
Marianne T. Spause Nu63, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., Feb. 13. She had served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War, and later for USIAD and then for the United Nations in India.
Dr. L. Robert Berberich M64, Bethesda, Md., a psychiatrist who maintained a practice in Bethesda for 24 years and in Frederick for the past 12 years; Feb. 22. He served on the staff of Suburban Hospital and was chief of psychiatry there in the early 1980s.
Dr. Gerald T. Butler D64, Hampstead, N.C., a retired dentist who had maintained a general and orthodontic practice in Long Island, N.Y.; Feb. 5.
Richard J. ONeil GAr64, Acton, Mass., a retired architect who had specialized in house renovations and additions and banks; Dec. 20. He had directed renovations for the Peabody Institute library.
Gordon B. Reese WG64, Oakland, Calif., owner of a realty company; Aug. 26.
Dr. Karl-Peter Lade C65 Gr73, Salisbury, Md., the Wilson H. Elkins Professor of Anthropology and director of the Image Processing and Remote Sensing Center at Salisbury State University; Mar. 27. Fascinated with research technology, he was a pioneer in using computers in archaeological work, but especially in using satellite images for identifying archaeological sites. German-born, he established an exchange program with the Technische Universit”t Berlin. And he set up the Salisbury faculty senate, serving as its first president (1999-2000).
Thomas H. Bolkcom C66, New York, Nov. 27.
Burton D. Fretz L66, Chevy Chase, Md., executive director of the National Senior Citizen Law Center for 20 years; Apr. 5. During his tenure the center became involved in cases to broaden the availability of food stamps to disabled and elderly people. And it was co-counsel in a successful age-discrimination suit on behalf of 96 former employees of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Susan M. Stitt G66, Eastville, Va., past president of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania from 1990 to 1998, who steered its controversial transformation into a purely research library; Mar. 21.
Louise C. Becker CW67, Bondi Junction, Australia, Dec. 8.
Dr. Edward B. Gottfried C67, Old Field, N.Y., a gastroenterologist; Mar. 4.
Dr. Ward B. Lewis Gr68, Athens, Ga., a professor in the Germanic and Slavic languages department at the University of Georgia.
Dr. William McGucken Gr68, Middleburg Heights, Ohio, Aug. 12, 2000.
G. Timothy Anderson GEE69, Herndon, Va., an electrical engineer who designed circuitry in satellites for Rockwell-Collins in Alexandria; Feb. 25.
Nancy Carrel DH69, Jacksonville, Fla., a dental hygienist who had practiced in New Jersey, Louisiana, and Texas; Mar. 8.
Burney L. Cooper Jr. WG72, Houston, Feb. 7.
Dr. Leon Eisenstat GrD70, Newtown Square, Pa., Nov. 20, 1998.
Bernardine Z. ODonnell GNu70, Nanticoke, Pa.
Jeffrey J. Koester W71, Glendale, Calif., Apr. 15, 1992.
Chung J. Mao GEd72, Staten Island, N.Y., 1998.
Michele Lesko Craig Nu73, Sarasota, Fla., a former public-health nurse in Philadelphia; Feb. 23. She was a trustee of the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Dr. William B. Inverso Jr. C73, Philadelphia, an assistant professor who had recently joined the physical-therapy department of the University of the Sciences to teach research methodology; Feb. 9. He was director of Hahnemann Universitys physical-therapy program till June last year.
Sarah Pancari WEv74, Uwchland, Pa., Dec. 25, 1987.
Laura Gardner Webster C76, Philadelphia, an attorney; Dec. 16, 1998.
Suzanne M. Himmelbauer OT78, New York, Jan. 21, 1997.
Dr. Bhamidipaty K. D. P. Rao Gr79, Wyomissing, Pa., Sept. 14.
Dr. Thomas J. Finucane W80, Marietta, N.Y., professor of finance at Syracuse University; Mar. 27.
Guy Bernard du Bois WG84, Chevron, Belgium, September.
Lynne Mary O. Desisto Nu87, Saugus, Mass., a clinical researcher for Parexel International Corp.; Mar. 30.
Philip B. Crawford WG88, Westport, Conn.
Christopher J. McAndrew WG92, Spring, Tex., Jan. 17. A financial consultant in Latin America.
Dr. Harrison M. Berry Jr. See Class of 1943.
Lawrence I. Boonin. See Class of 1943.
Dr. Max Caspari, Worcester, U.K., emeritus professor and chair of physics; Feb. 9. He began his career at Penn in 1953 as an instructor and became a full professor in 1964; department chair from 1968 to 1973, he was associate chair for graduate affairs 1967-68. He retired in 1987.
Dr. Roger A. Caras Hon84, Freeland, Md., an adjunct professor of animal ecology at the School of Veterinary Medicine who had served on the schools Board of Overseers since 1980; Feb. 18. He joined Penn as a lecturer in 1978 and served as an adjunct professor from 1987 to 1997. An author of more than 70 books about animals and their habitats, including Antarctica: Land of Frozen Time (1961), A Celebration of Dogs (1981), and Going for the Blue: Inside the World of Show Dogs and Dog Shows, published in February. From 1965 to 1968 he was an assistant to Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. Starting in 1969 his radio series, Pets and Wildlife, was broadcast on CBS Radio. In 1975 he joined ABC-TV and spent 17 years as a special correspondent assigned to cover animals, wildlife, and the environment. Dr. Caras was president of the ASPCA from 1991 to 1999.
Dr. James J. Ferguson Jr., Chevy Chase, Md., professor emeritus of biochemistry and of medicine and a former associate dean in the School of Medicine; Feb. 17. He came to Penn in 1959 with a dual appointment in biochemistry and medicine. He became a full professor in both departments in 1971, was director of the endocrinology section in the Department of Medicine (1966-69), and served as chair of the Department of Biochemistry from 1971 until it was merged with the Department of Biophysics in 1975. Dr. Ferguson was appointed associate dean for special programs in 1975, a position he held until 1986, and he served on many advisory committees both at Penn and at the NIH. When interest arose nationally in the late 1960s for medical schools to train more prospective clinicians as physician-scientists Dr. Ferguson led the development of the combined M.D./Ph.D. degree program here. Largely through his efforts, in 1969 Penn was among the first half-dozen institutions where the NIH funded this program, and he directed it here from its inception until the year before his retirement. A flutist with the Philadelphia Doctors Orchestra, he served as its president for several years. Retiring in 1988, he spent seven years at the National Library of Medicine in Bethesda, Md., involved in the design of a biotechnology database that is now an online library resource. He continued as a consultant at NIH until shortly before his death.
Dr. Augusta Espantoso Foley. See Class of 1962.
Dr. Cyrus H. Gordon. See Class of 1927.
Dr. Joseph T. Ichter. See Class of 1951.
Dr. M. Thomas Kennedy. See Class of 1937.
Dr. Charles C. Price Hon83, Haverford, Pa., an emeritus University Professor; Feb. 11. He joined Penn in 1954 as the Blanchard Professor of Chemistry and department chair; he resigned as chair in 1965 and was appointed University Professor of Chemistry in 1966, and the Benjamin Franklin Professor of Chemistry in 1968. Chair of the Faculty Senate 1968-69, Dr. Price was moderator of the University Council from 1972 to 1975. A world-renowned organic chemist, his research focused on the mechanism of organic reactions with polymers, rubber, and resins. In addition to his many scholarly publications, he held important patents on synthetic rubber, which were commercialized by the old Rohm & Haas Company. While professor and chair of chemistry at the University of Notre Dame, he left briefly to serve a term in the U.S. Congress (1952-54). He was a past chair of the Board of Managers of Swarthmore College, and had served on the boards of the Wistar Institute and the Franklin Institute. Dr. Price was a former president of the American Chemical Society and helped organize the Chemical Heritage Foundation, and he served as chair of the National Science Foundations divisional committee for mathematical, physical, and engineering sciences. Though his right hand had been blown away when he was six by an exploding box of dynamite caps, he was an expert sailor and sailed in the Newport-to-Bermuda races and from Bermuda to Ireland, winning several trophies. A Quaker, he was active in the peace movement.
Gertrude Reichenbach, Philadelphia, a former lecturer in Germanic languages and literature from in 1969 until retiring in 1987; Feb. 24. Dutch-born, she served with the underground there during the Second World War while teaching English at a school in Heerlen and doing postgraduate work at the University of Utrecht.
Dr. Octavio M. Salati. See Class of 1936.
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