Ruth C. Dibert Ed21, Cockeysville, Md., Oct. 24, 1998.
Anna Shaw Ed23, Tallahassee, Fla., retired library researcher for American Cyanamid in Stamford, Conn.; Nov. 26.
Dr. Arthur S. Brown C25 D26, Bayonne, N.J., a retired dentist; Nov. 27, 2001.
Franklin C. Burk II ME25, Haverford, Pa., May 23, 1999.
Anne T. Lestz Ed25, Drexel Hill, Pa., Nov. 17, 1998.
Anne Sancken Devine DH27, Philadelphia, Nov. 15, 2000.
E. Foster Frey C27, Drexel Hill, Pa., Aug. 7, 1999.
Evelyn L. Owen Ed27 G28, Santa Barbara, Calif., May 18, 2000.
Dr. John Sabritt D27, Philadelphia, a retired dentist; March 2, 1999.
George Fredrick Shulof C27, Englewood, Fla., Aug. 30, 2000.
Dr. Isadore J. Wessel C27, Glenside, Pa., July 29, 1999.
Lewis K. Bazilian Ed28, Philadelphia, April 27, 2000.
Charles Block W28, Greenport, N.Y., Feb. 1, 1999.
Irving W. Perlman W28, Miami, May 12, 1998.
Louis Feinberg C29, Langhorne, Pa., Oct. 19.
Dr. Donald Sasonkin D29, Deerfield Beach, Fla., a retired dentist; Jan. 20, 1999.
Dr. Herman Singer C29 D30, Baltimore, a retired dentist; June 2, 2001.
C. Paul Young EE29, Vero Beach, Fla., a retired sales manager for Philco-Ford in Philadelphia; Jan. 4.
Dr. Lawrence H. Beizer C30, Mount Laurel, N.J., emeritus professor of hematology at Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia; April 3, 2002.
Donald S. Cooper W30, Chestertown, Md., a retired financial analyst who had worked for the DuPont Co. for 38 years; Sept. 8. He was a former treasurer and commissioner of the town of Henlopen Acres, Del.
Evelyn P. Wimberly Ed30, Atlanta, Dec. 11, 1999.
Jesse N. Aycock Ar31, Mechanicsburg, Pa., Feb. 17, 1998.
Bernard E. Barney Berlinger Sr. W31, Carversville, Pa., a famous Pennsylvania sportsman and a retired president of Quaker City Gear Works in Huntingdon Valley; Dec. 2. He joined the company in 1934 and served as president for 25 years, until retiring in 1978. He was part of the U.S. decathlon team at the 1928 Olympics in Amsterdam, although he did not receive a medal. At the Penn Relay Carnival in 1929, 1930, and 1931, he set new national records in the decathlon. In 1931 the National Sports Writers Association voted him the outstanding amateur athlete in the nation, and he won the coveted Sullivan Award. Following graduation, the Amateur Athletic Union selected him to represent the United States in a three-month goodwill tour of South Africa: he set six South African records. A pulled muscle prevented him from qualifying for the 1932 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. At the Worlds Fair in Chicago in 1933, Barney set a new worlds record for the one-day decathlon. In 1947 he was selected by the U.S. Army as their coach of coaches, and flew to occupied Germany to teach a select group of Army officers how to properly coach and train soldiers wanting to compete in track and field athletics during the Allied occupation. In Miami (1950) and in Washington (1951), he set successive world records in distance casting at the National Casting Championships, throwing the 5/8 oz. plug over 260 feet. In 1952 President Eisenhower appointed him special emissary in his People-to-People Sports Program. An avid trap shooter from 1920 onwards, he won numerous club and association championships around the Philadelphia area; his standout performance, in the late 1950s, was a 169-bird run at 16-yard trap targets without a miss. Barneys preferred avocation became big-game hunting and he traveled throughout the world in search of good kills; he wrote a book of his experiences, Danger Down the Sights, and developed over 50,000 feet of 16mm color film recording his adventures. And he was the founding president of the African Safari Club of Philadelphia. He was the oldest living and senior member, and a past president, of the Porters Lake Hunting and Fishing Club of Pike County, having joined it in June 1932. Barney was a member of the inaugural class of Penns Sports Hall of Fame. He is survived by his son, Barney Berlinger Jr. ME60 and his sons wife, Valerie Vollmer Berlinger CW72.
Grace V. Davis Ed31, Lansdale, Pa., May 28, 2002.
James J. Grieco W31, Stamford, Conn., Oct. 23, 2000.
Rebecca Robbins Lore Ed31, Port Norris, N.J., Jan. 4. She had taught in Bridgeton, and later worked for the Commercial Township Board of Education.
Dr. Michael D. Buccella D32, Broad Run, Va., a retired dentist; July 24, 1999.
Herman Cohen C32, Blue Bell, Pa., an attorney; Oct. 8, 2000.
Helen C. Freedman Ed32, Philadelphia, Jan. 3, 1999.
Alexander Kouroyen C32, Riviera Beach, Fla., retired tax examiner with the IRS in Andover, Mass.; Nov. 19.
Arthur J. Lehrman WEF32, West Palm Beach, Fla., Dec. 2, 1999.
Margaret Chapman Meyer CCT32, Corvallis, Ore., Dec. 14. She helped found the Unitarian Church of Delaware County (Pa.).
Haig H. Pakradooni Jr. C32, Wynnewood, Pa., Jan. 24, 2000.
Hugh W. Scott W32, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a retired personnel executive with the Civil Service Commission in Washington; Dec. 14.
Louise C. Smith Ed32 GEd41, Madison, Wis., June 9, 2000.
Jack R. Winterburn W32, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 29, 1998.
Dorothy E. Withrow Ed32 G42, Glenside, Pa., May 6, 2000.
George W. Witte Jr. W32, Cherry Hill, N.J., July 27, 1998.
Seymour Berland W33, Charlotte, N.C., Feb. 24, 2001.
Morris Blankman Ed33 GEd52, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dec. 13, 1999.
Edward P. Frankel C33 L36, Philadelphia, an attorney; Nov. 16.
Dr. John A. Fraunfelder M33, Nazareth, Pa., a retired physician; Dec. 24, 2001.
Esther Goldberg Kaplan Ed33, Philadelphia, March 29, 2001.
Dorothy Urich Stockham Ed33, Morrisville, Pa., Jan. 4. She had taught high school in the 1930s.
Sylva Fintz Baum Ed34, Lake Worth, Fla., Oct. 2, 1999.
Flora Lynch Burns G34, Media, Pa., Nov. 16, 2001.
Irving E. Elfenbein W34, Bellport, N.Y., April 23, 2000.
John F. Slack W34, Reading, Pa., a retired printer with his own company in Philadelphia; Dec. 15. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Army, and in 1943 was captured by Nazi troops in Tunisia, then imprisoned in Poland; he was liberated in 1945 from a camp in Germany. For sending information to the Allies from his prison camp, at great personal risk, he was awarded the Bronze Star. Retiring from printing in 1996, he also gave up editorship of Item, a newsletter started in the camp and continued after liberation.
George L. Strang W34, Ridge, N.Y., Aug. 30, 2000.
S. Earl Allen WEv35, Cinnaminson, N.J., Jan. 29, 2001.
Bernard Brodsky W35, Brandon, Vt., Jan. 22, 2000.
Myrtle May Dench Ed35, Doylestown, Pa., May 27, 2002.
Agatha Donahue OT35, Bridgeport, W.Va., Jan. 7, 2000.
Maurice Levin W35 L38, Philadelphia, a retired Pennsylvania deputy attorney general; Dec. 31. He and his brother founded Marstan Manufacturing, best-known for Daisy Maid orange drinks, sold at local sports stadiums.
Lillian Livingston Miller Ed35, New York, March 6, 1999.
Leon Blumfield C36, Delray Beach, Fla., Feb. 23, 2000.
Dr. Thomas W. Childs Gr36, Portland, Ore., May 7, 1998.
Joseph S. Hampton W36, St. Petersburg, Fla., July 12, 2001.
Dr. Bernard Korin C36, Philadelphia, a retired physician; Nov. 25, 1998.
Dr. Donald L. McMillan M36, Pittsburgh, a retired physician who had maintained a practice in Mt. Lebanon for 50 years, including 38 years as team doctor for the local high-school football teams; Dec. 31.
Maria Philips Nathanson L36, Laguna Hills, Calif., an attorney; Nov. 21.
Dr. A. Gordon Peterkin C36, North Branford, Conn., former professor of education administration at Vanderbilt University; Oct. 27. He had earlier served as superintendent of school systems in Watchung, N.J., Westport, Conn., and Winnetka, Ill.
Milton U. Sheldon W36, Stamford, Conn., March 21, 2002.
Lloyd S. Benjamin C37 L40, New Orleans, an attorney; Dec. 11, 1998.
Dr. J. Robert Brown V37, Pittsburgh, a retired veterinarian; Sept. 4.
Carol Kellner Ford CW37, Carneys Point, N.J., Dec. 27.
Dr. Enoch G. Klimas C37, Philadelphia, Nov. 25, 1998.
Dr. Leonard J. Lunenfeld D37, Lake Worth, Fla., a retired dentist; Nov. 14, 1998.
Norman H. Marlowe C37, Bethesda, Md., June 28, 1999.
Milton H. Ratner ME37, Philadelphia, Aug. 27, 2000.
Dr. Irving B. Schwartz C37 D41, Ormond Beach, Fla., a retired dentist; May 8, 2002.
Peter Yonavick WEF37, Birdsboro, Pa., April 24, 2000.
Harry E. Colwell WG38, Houston, Jan. 25, 1999.
Barbara G. Hirsch DH38, Atlanta, Jan. 29, 1999.
Kay Bandell Steiner CW38, Kittanning, Pa., Dec. 22.
Francis J. Tozar W38, Philadelphia, April 25, 1998.
Dr. C. Vincent Confer Gr39, Haverford, Pa., Aug. 14, 1998.
Paul M. Dillingham W39, Orlando, Fla., March 5, 1999.
William L. Disston W39, Fort Washington, Pa., March 31, 2000.
G. Upton Favorite Jr. W39, Haverford, Pa., Aug. 26, 2000.
Robert T. Galloway C39, Cornwall, Pa., June 13, 1999.
Kathleen L. Hentz GEd39, New Castle, Del., Jan. 11, 1999.
Dr. Robert F. Knopf D39, Northport, N.Y., a retired dentist; Feb. 7, 2001.
Peter Kondras WEv39, Haddon Heights, N.J., Dec. 19.
Dr. Bernard Miller D39, New York, a retired dentist; Nov. 28.
Byron E. Milner ChE39, Pasadena, Calif., May 25, 1999.
Harry P. Rowe G39, Henniker, N.H., retired department head in the educational division of Houghton Mifflin Publishing in Boston, from 1945 to 1976; Dec. 25.
Joseph H. Wrigley Ed39 GEd42, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., Nov. 12.
Chandler M. Caton W40, Pennington, N.J., retired vice president of William A. Schmidt and Sons, a steel company in Chester, Pa; Oct. 23.
Herbert W. Clegg W40, Charlotte, N.C., a retired agent manager for Equitable Life Insurance Co.; Jan. 13. At Penn he was a member of the soccer and golf teams, and a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity; for a year after graduation, he was a golf professional. He was 12 years in the U.S. Army, receiving the Bronze Star and the Purple Heart for his service in the Second World War, and the Bronze Star for service in the Korean War.
James B. Felton Jr. W40, Laconia, N.H., Feb. 23, 2001.
Dr. Lee J. Gable G40 Gr62, Kissimmee, Fla., Nov. 25, 1999.
Dr. Sherman Garrison M40, Fairton, N.J., a retired physician; July 8, 2002.
Carl Lundy W40, Miami Shores, Fla., Oct. 9, 1999.
Robert McDonald W40, Dallas, retired president of Anderson Clayton Foods; Jan. 12. He served on the board of the Dallas Symphony; and he was a former chair of the Dallas Alliance for Minority Enterprise. At Penn he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, and president of the Sphinx Senior Society.
Robert M. Potteiger W40, Powder Springs, Ga., Aug. 30, 2000.
Joseph Schwarzman W40, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., March 29, 2002.
Gladys Abrams Colmar CW41, Clifton, N.Y., July 17, 1998.
Morris Genden W41, Miami, June 17, 2001.
Everett Karten C41, Huntington, N.Y., June 27, 1998.
William E. Moore WG41, Fort Myers, Fla., Aug. 29, 2002.
William J. Murdock II WEv41, Ambler, Pa., Sept. 4, 2001.
Kathryn S. Phy Ed41, New Smyrna, Fla., July 20, 2000.
Dr. James B. Sadler G41 GrEd59, Sioux Falls, S.D., former chair of psychology and director of special counseling at Sioux Falls College; Dec. 22. Retiring in 1975, he continued in private practice as a psychologist. He had earlier served as a Baptist pastor in Hatboro, Pa., from 1948 to 1961, and the Second World War he was a military chaplain with the U.S. Air Force.
Cyrus F. Wood G41, Boulder, Colo., June 22, 2001.
Dr. George M. Austin Jr. M42 GM49, Santa Barbara, Calif., a retired neurosurgeon; Nov. 28.
William F. Campbell Jr. WEv42, Philadelphia, Oct. 1998.
John Gilmore CE42, Arlington, Va., April 28, 1998.
John I. Maloney Jr. WEv42, Ambler, Pa., Dec. 23, 2001.
Dr. John E. Phay GEd42, Tupelo, Miss., Aug. 10, 1998.
Morris Shaffer WEv42, Philadelphia, May 27, 2000.
Dorothy E. Swann G42, Philadelphia, June 29, 1998.
Arthur W. Chan D43, Forest Hills, N.Y., Oct. 20, 1998.
Barbara Staehling Faircloth CW43, West Chester, Pa., Dec. 8, 2001.
Allen C. Finn W43, White Plains, N.Y., Oct. 5, 2000.
Dr. Lester Fox D43, New York, a retired dentist; Nov. 21, 2000.
Dr. Carl L. Gamba M43, Aiken, S.C., a retired physician; March 28, 1998.
Dr. Jules J. Greenwald D43, Fort Lee, N.J., a retired dentist; March 19, 1999.
Victor S. Kraft C43 GEd48, Elkins Park, Pa., Aug. 15, 2000.
Dr. Clarence S. Martin M43, Whitefish, Mont., a retired physician; April 17, 2002.
Dr. Rocco H. Mautone D43, Highland, N.Y., a retired dentist; Nov. 22, 2001.
Herman Milhendler W43, Haverhill, Mass., Oct. 29.
Miriam Lampl Ornsteen CW43, Kemah, Tex., Feb. 24, 2002.
Nathan Pearlman EE43, Glenside, Pa., April 26, 2001.
Perry Slavitt W43, Yellow Springs, Ohio, an attorney; June 26, 1999.
Norbert E. Sofranko D43, Jim Thorpe, Pa., April 30, 1998.
William R. Tipper W43, Montclair, N.J., Jan. 1, 2001.
Charles Wesley Warfield C43, Lawrenceville, Ga., a former chemist with Arco Refinery Co. for 35 years; Dec. 7.
Thomas D. Brown G44, Kennett Square, Pa., Dec. 29, 1998.
Edward J. Cioll Jr. CE44, Cherry Hill, N.J., a retired civil engineer with the Campbell Soup Co. in Camden; Nov. 3.
Dr. Morton Keyser M44 GM49, Kennett Square, Pa., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who had served as chief of obstetrics and gynecology at Wilmington Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital in Delaware; Dec. 3. He had taught at Thomas Jefferson University. He retired from practice in 1985. Dr. Keyser is survived by his wife, Dr. Mary Clark Keyser V44.
Elaine Escoll Kimmelman CW44, Wyncote, Pa., Oct. 15.
William L. Medcraft Jr. W44, Short Hills, N.J., Oct. 4.
Mary Dickerson Owen CW44, Lewisburg, Tenn., June 17, 2002.
Philip F. Sanders CCC44, Palmyra, N.J., a retired research chemist with the DuPont Co., who conducted early research in the development of Teflon; Jan. 2.
Marvin R. Strang GEd44, Englishtown, N.J., June 21, 2001.
Richard J. Daly W45, West Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 3, 2000.
Dr. Frank J. Miezok Jr. D45, Stony Brook, N.Y., a retired dentist; June 18, 1999.
Dr. Robert H. Newall C45 G48, Bangor, Maine, arts critic of the Bangor Daily News; Dec. 22. He had taught at the University of Maine.
Mary Remer Stiff CW45, Haverford, Pa., Oct. 9.
Mary Tonkinson Barlow Mu46, Alpharetta, Ga., Dec. 14, 1998.
Marion Workman Fries Ed46, Cincinnati, Aug. 9, 1999.
Bertha Schneeweis Gerhart Ed46 GEd47, Doylestown, Pa., Feb. 20, 1999.
Oscar C. Jaffee D46, Pensacola, Fla., Sept. 12.
Vernon C. Jones WEv46, Philadelphia, Jan. 30, 2000.
Dr. Donald G. MacKinnon GM46, Kailua, Hawaii, retired flight surgeon with the U.S. Navy who had served as senior medical officer at the Barbers Point Naval Air Station; Nov. 30. Working as a machinist in Rhode Island in 1927 he saw Charles Lindbergh fly over, which inspired him to join the U.S. Army Air Corps.
William H. McGill W46, Wilmington, Del., Nov. 3.
Richard M. Powell G46, Belleview, Fla., Feb. 28, 1999.
Joseph W. Snyder C46 G49, Bradenton, Fla., April 7, 1999.
Elmira Wood Stark CW46 OT48, Wichita, Kans., a retired occupational therapist; Nov. 11.
William E. Bethards Jr. L47, Vero Beach, Fla., an attorney; June 27, 1998.
Alvin G. Blum D47, Gladwyne, Pa., March 24, 1998.
T. Crawley Davis Jr. L47, Chestertown, Md., retired senior vice president in charge of the legal department of the old Bank of Delaware, later part of PNC Bank through various mergers; Dec. 23. He was a former director of the American Bankers Association and a past president of the Delaware Bankers Association. And he was a trustee of the Tatnall School.
Albert R. Maule W47 WG49, Rocky Hill, Conn., retired director of finance for the University of Connecticut Law School; Jan. 10. He had previously worked in the Connecticut Department of Banking for 30 years. He had served on the board of the Boys Scouts of America. At Penn he was a member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity.
William D. Middleton WEv47, Lansdale, Pa., retired manager of the financial division of SKF Industries, manufacturer of ballbearings; Jan. 20.
Dr. Arthur F. Picker D47, Rockville Centre, N.Y., a retired dentist; Nov. 18.
Dr. William Rosensweig GM47, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired dermatologist who had maintained a practice in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., for over 30 years, retiring in 1980; November.
John C. Roy W47, Voorhees, N.J., March 2, 1998.
Dr. Lorraine D. Sherman GEd47, Wayne, N.J., July 27, 2000.
Merwyn R. Buchanan W48, Blue Bell, Pa., May 13, 2002.
Eleanor L. Cosgrove CW48, Hendersonville, N.C., Nov. 6. She had served on the local Board of Equalization and Review for 10 years. And she was a past president of the local League of Women Voters. An instrument-rated pilot, in 1987 she and her husband flew their single engine Cessna 182 from Hendersonville to Europe by way of Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Bergen, Norway, finally, Inverness, Scotland, with a return trip one month later.
Robert A. Currie WG48, Davidson, N.C., April 17, 2002.
Albert Dector W48, Greenacres, Fla., March 16, 1999.
Dr. John J. Delaney M48, Mendham, N.J., a retired physician; April 11, 1998.
Dr. Millard E. DeYoung D48, Seale, Ala., a retired dentist; Feb. 4, 1998.
Genevieve M. Eggler G48, Wilmington, Del., former mathematics teacher at the Krebs School, who retired in 1978 after over 30 years there; Dec. 27.
Harris A. Kessler W48, Boynton Beach, Fla., May 31, 2000.
Dr. Will P. Pirkey GM48, Denver, a retired otolaryngologist; April 5, 1998.
Freda Solow Reed Ed48, Philadelphia, Aug. 26, 2002.
Ross W. Scheel W48, Mullica Hill, N.J., Dec. 30, 1998.
William B. Schobert Jr. C48, Glenside, Pa., Sept. 15, 2001.
Ellwood H. Spencer WG48, Savannah, Ga., Nov. 1, 1999.
Robert Whyte C48, Eastham, Mass., a retired marketing executive with the Porter Henry Co. in New York; Jan. 20. At Penn he was active in Mask & Wig and a member of Zeta Psi fraternity.
Phyllis Black Baldwin OT49, Tortola, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 5. She and her husband retired there from Vermont in 1981; she dedicated much of her time there to literacy programs.
Amelia E. Becker GEd49, Woodbury, N.J., June 15, 1999.
T. Russell Bevan W49, Pottsville, Pa., Dec. 20.
Walter A. Browne W49 WG60, Jenkintown, Pa., May 1, 1999.
James L. R. Byrd W49, Wilmington, Del., Dec. 20.
Rose M. Ferdinand GEd49, West Chester, Pa., Sept. 4, 2000.
Dr. Solomon Guze D49, St. Louis, May 30, 2001.
Stanley Matzkin W49, Gladwyne, Pa., retired chair and chief executive officer of Devon Apparel, Inc.; Nov. 26. For his charitable work, he was named Man of the Year in 1983 by the Federation of Jewish Philanthropies. And he was a founder of the Forman Day School in Elkins Park.
Dr. Bert A. Morrow M49 GM51, Reading, Pa., a retired surgeon; Aug. 27, 2002.
Henry W. Peacock FA49, Rock Hall, Md., an artist who founded the Delaware Valley Art Foundation in 1957 to promote the use of art in modern architecture, and who is said to have inspired the Philadelphia city ordinance, One Percent for Fine Arts, which requires that one percent of the construction budget of any building in the city be spent on public art; Dec. 30. The ordinance was sponsored in the Philadelphia City Council by Councilman Henry W. Sawyer III C40 L47, and became a model for legislation throughout the country. He wrote Art as Expression. A lifelong sailor, he designed and built a 35-foot sloop, Ovation, launched into the Chesapeake Bay in 1989.
William H. Rowland ME49, Merrimac, Mass., Jan. 9, 2001.
Charles B. P. Van Pelt L49, Radnor, Pa., an attorney; Jan. 2. He was the nephew and namesake of Charles Van Pelt, after whom Penns central library is named. He is survived by his daughter, Abby A. Van Pelt CW72.
Robert A. Weinhardt WG49, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, July 4, 2002.
Kenneth G. Baxindine WEv50, Philadelphia, Dec. 25, 1999.
Frank E. Childs C50, Cherry Hill, N.J., May 8, 2001.
Col. J. Charles Contessa D50, Gainesville, Fla., a retired dentist; Jan. 11, 2001.
Haynes A. Ford GEd50, Vacaville, Calif., Jan. 11, 2000.
Bernard Gold W50, Tamarac, Fla., May 3, 2001.
Cecelia M. Gould Ed50 GEd51, West Chester, Pa., May 27, 1999.
Phillips H. Huffman W50, Coatesville, Pa., Sept. 17, 2001.
Dr. William T. Johnson Gr50, Glen Mills, Pa., Dec. 16, 1998.
Edgar J. Lashford WEF50, Dallas, Pa., retired treasurer of Vulcan Iron Works; Dec. 14. He had served as president and CEO of the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce.
Herbert A. Maiman G50, Bethesda, Md., Jan. 7, 2001.
Harold S. Musk Jr. WG50, Anniston, Ala., Nov. 17, 1999.
Frances M. Shinhoster GEd50, Trenton, N.J., March 15, 2000.
James L. Agee W51, Redlands, Calif., Sept. 2. He had worked for Merrill Lynch for 30 years in its Detroit office. During the Second World War he served with the U.S. Army in the Pacific and was awarded the Purple Heart. At Penn he was a member of the SAE fraternity.
Dr. David Banker D51, West Orange, N.J., a retired dentist; July 26, 2002.
Dr. Francis E. Brown Jr. WG51 Gr59, Fort Myers, Fla., March 20, 1998.
Thomas A. Crosson G51, Gainesville, Tex., Jan. 7, 2001.
David Crowell WG51, Brunswick, Maine, a retired marketing and promotions consultant; Oct. 3. Earlier he had worked in advertising in Philadelphia, and later owned Old Bennington Woodcrafters in Vermont.
Delores Liberatore Donovan Nu51, Rutledge, Pa., March 6, 2001.
George W. Harris GEd51, Lansdowne, Pa., May 3, 2001.
Dr. Worthy W. McKinney GM51, Beckley, W.Va., a retired ophthalmologist who had maintained a practice there from 1959 to 1986, having arrived in 1956 to work at the Beckley Miners Hospital; Dec. 24. He had served as president of the West Virginia Medical Association, the West Virginia Academy of Ophthalmology, and the Raleigh County Medical Association.
Edward R. Mullen WEv51, Havertown, Pa., March 10, 1998.
Dr. Millard W. Nobles GM51, Hereford, Tex., a retired radiologist who had maintained a practice there from 1954 to 1988; Dec. 23.
Dr. Daniel P. Parker Gr51, Philadelphia, rabbi at Congregation Temple Zion in Northeast Philadelphia and later Huntingdon Valley from 1962 to the 1990s; Dec. 23. He had earlier taught at Baruch College, CUNY, for 30 years, before joining the rabbinate.
Edward J. Reilly W51, Greenwich, Conn., a prominent trial lawyer who had served as head of the litigation department of the Manhattan law firm of Milbank, Tweedy, Hadley & McCloy; Dec. 24. He had represented many high-profile clients, including Jacqueline Onassis, David Rockefeller, the children of the Johnson & Johnson heir J. Seward Johnson, Chase Manhattan Bank, the Korean conglomerate Daewoo Corp.and inmates of the Mississippi prison system who were subjected to cruel and inhuman practices. He retired in 1994.
Thomas E. Richards Jr. C51, Hopewell, N.J., a retired manager with Bell Atlantic and the old New Jersey Bell; Dec. 28.
Fred H. Steiger C51, East Brunswick, N.J., a former senior research chemist and manager at the Johnson & Johnson Personal Products Co. division in Milltown, where he worked for 28 years before retiring in 1988; Dec. 26.
Allan I. Sussel W51, West Palm Beach, Fla., a recently retired stockbroker with A. F. Best Mutual Bonds in Coral Springs; Jan. 25. At Penn he was a member of the golf team and won the university championship in 1951. He later won Philadelphia and Israeli championships, and qualified for the U.S. Open four times; as a senior golfer he won the World Super Seniors Championship for players 70 and older in 1995.
Barbara M. Wagner G51, Annapolis, Md., a retired teacher of developmentally challenged children in the Baltimore school system; Dec. 5. She served as president of the county board of education. And she helped found the Maryland Hall for Creative Arts.
Frederick S. Allen C52, Penn Yan, N.Y., Nov. 11, 1998.
Dr. Milton M. Cahn GM52, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., clinical professor of dermatology at the University; Dec. 27. During the Second World War he served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps in France, and having tended wounded soldiers for eight months while under hazardous combat, was awarded the Bronze Star in 1945. After the war he started a private practice in South Philadelphia and moved it to Center City some years later: he had maintained his practice for more than 50 years. Dr. Cahn began his career at Penn in 1959 as an assistant professor of dermatology; in 1968 he was appointed associate professor, and a clinical professor of dermatology in 1981, a position he held until his death. In 1984 he received a Teacher of the Year award from the Department of Dermatology. He also served as co-chief of medicine at Albert Einstein Medical Centers Southern Division from 1964 to 1974, and was staff dermatologist at Jefferson Park Hospital from 1956 to 1987. Dr. Cahn was a former chair of the dermatology-review committee of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and a past president of the Philadelphia Dermatological Society.
Paul J. Cathey C52, Ambler, Pa., June 22, 1998.
Alfred J. Consalvi WEv52, Clifton Heights, Pa., June 21, 2002.
William H. Curry WEv52 CGS59, Bedford, N.H., Oct. 25, 2001.
Dr. Edward Vansant Dillon M52 GM58, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired surgeon at Bryn Mawr Hospital; Jan. 23. He retired from surgery and from teaching at Thomas Jefferson University in 1990. One of his brothers is Dr. Richard S. Dillon M59 GM63, and one of his sons is Dr. Edward C. Dillon M85.
Harry F Goeringer Jr. WEF52, Port Saint Lucie, Fla., June 22, 2000.
Jack B. Johnson GEd52, Philadelphia, Feb. 1, 2000.
David H. Kroupa WEv52, Media, Pa., May 4, 1998.
Thomas C. McGeary ME52, Manhattan Beach, Calif., founding president of MagTek, Inc., manufacturer of magnetic-stripe equipment; Dec. 26. He was a consultant to the Georgetown University School of Business. And he served on many committees of the International Standards Organization. He was a longtime and faithful volunteer at the Midnight Mission in Los Angeles.
Donald Wintz Ar52, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., retired senior project manager in charge of passenger facilities for Septa; Dec. 20. For many years he was a partner of Wintz Brothers, Inc., which built the Philadelphia Visitors Center, at 3rd and Chestnuts Streets, with its tower for the Freedom Bell, and a partner of Wintz Architects and Engineers. And he served as a professor of architecture at Philadelphia Community College. He was a past president of the Bucks County chapter of the AIA. At Penn Donald was a member of the Architectural Society. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Mildred Jenkins Wintz FA55.
Harry F. Brown Jr. L53, Sewickley, Pa., April 30, 1999.
Dr. James S. Conroy C53, Downingtown, Pa., associate professor emeritus of chemistry at Widener University; Jan. 17. He also was a consultant and research chemist with Gulf & Western Industries in the 1980s.
Dr. Paul G. Dreyfous D53, Blue Hill, Maine, a dentist; Feb. 8, 2001.
John H. Evans GEd53, Fort Myers, Fla., Sept. 8, 1998.
William H. Given III EE53, Riverton, N.J., Dec. 22.
Samuel Levine W53, Boynton Beach, Fla., Aug. 29, 2002.
Dr. George W. Lilley GM53, Morgantown, W.Va., Sept. 24, 2001. He was a former vice president and medical director for the Scott Paper Co.
Elaine Marks G53, Dallas, Oct. 1, 2001.
Jean Neal Maxwell CW53, Berwyn, Pa., May 23, 2001.
Laurence Za Yu Moh WG53, Singapore, founding chair of Plantation Timber Products Ltd.; Dec. 15. He served on the Wharton Schools Executive Board for Asia. In 1989, in his wifes honor and celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary, he established the Celia Moh Professorial Chair at Wharton. And he sponsored more than 20 scholarships for MBA students at Wharton. He is survived by a son, Michael Moh W92, and a neice, Laura Wah-Yuan Zung C89 W89, and her husband, Nathaniel T. Roberts C88.
Raymond V. DeBlasio Ar54, New Kensington, Pa., Jan. 9, 1999.
Fredric Hodkin G54, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., an attorney; July 11, 1998.
Dr. Craig M. Kift V54, Turbotville, Pa., a veterinarian; Aug. 6, 2002.
Michael F. Lenkowski Nu54, Holt, Mich., retired chair of health careers at Lansing Community College; Oct. 26. He was a former director of nursing at Saginaw General Hospital. Earlier, he had served in administration at Penns School of Nursing, where he also taught.
Evelyn Mandeville GEd54, Harmonsburg, Pa., Dec. 7, 2001.
Dr. Thomas H. Trunzo GM54, Berlin, N.J., a retired ophthalmologist; Dec. 1, 2000.
Henry J. Willen CE54, Colchester, Conn., a retired heavy-construction project manager in New York; Aug. 9, 2002.
Dr. Robert H. Lauber D55, Shelburne, Vt., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Short Hills, N.J., for many years; Dec. 24.
Dr. Irving I. Lutsky V55, Jerusalem, Nov. 16.
Richard M. Saffir W55, Miami, Oct. 23, 1998.
Maj. William J. Amaral GD56, Concord, N.H., a retired oral surgeon; Sept. 23.
Eugene J. Begley WEv56, Clearwater, Fla., Sept. 26. He had worked for the Social Security Administration in Baltimore for 32 years.
Dr. Dean E. McKinnon D56, Columbia, Md., a retired dentist; April 2, 2002.
Richard J. Newman W56, Mount Kisco, N.Y., March 15, 2000.
Dr. Robert S. Norman GD56, Nashville, Tenn., a retired oral surgeon; Aug. 5, 2001.
Robert K. Phillips Nu56, Robesonia, Pa., retired director of nursing at Wernersville State Hospital; Dec. 26. He later served as a drug and alcohol counselor for the Caron Foundation and as a clinical adviser at the Lebanon Veterans Administration Medical Center.
Robert C. Twining C56, Egg Harbor, N.J., July 13, 1999.
Roland J. Waters Jr. SW56, Elkins Park, Pa., Jan. 19.
Joseph Bern SW57, Apopka, Fla., Dec. 11, 1998.
Algirdas J. Brazinskas Ar57, Far Hills, N.J., Feb. 22, 1999.
Dr. Robert D. Deitz W57, Riverdale, Md., a physician; Nov. 30.
Leslie E. Konkoly WEv57, Berwyn, Pa., March 28, 2002. He had worked for SKF Industries, manufacturer of ballbearings, for 40 years.
Margaret Bibby Price SW57, Akron, Pa., a retired social worker with the U.S. Navy; Jan. 1.
Dr. Charles T. Pridgeon GD57, Severna Park, Md., a retired periodontist; June 17, 1999.
Sara Golden Blackburn CW58, New York, a freelance editor and writer; Oct. 12. In the 1960s she was an editor at Pantheon Books, before going freelance; among the writers she helped introduce were Julio Cortazar, Jose Yglesias, and Jay Haley. Editor of White Justice: Black Experience Today in Americas Courtrooms, she co-wrote Family Secrets: The Experience of Emotional Care. She wrote book reviews for many publications, including The New York Times. An active member of the board of PEN International from 1980 to 1994, Sara served as a vice president for some years in the 1980s.
Donald G. Erlandson WG58, Utica, N.Y., July 15, 2000.
Henry W. Fassnacht Jr. WEv58, Philadelphia, July 21, 2002.
Samuel J. Marshall W58, Norristown, Pa., June 8, 2001.
Dr. John A. Paterson III D58, Wayne, N.J., an oral surgeon; Nov. 26. He was a dean emeritus of Seton Hall University.
Morton J. Rosenberg C58, New York, head of his own real estate company in Manhattan; Sept. 1, 2001. He is survived by his son Daniel Rosenberg C94.
Fred B. Steinberg W58, Stockbridge, Mich., a former administrator and teacher at the Oakwood School in Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Dec. 24.
John L. Utz Jr. C58, Richland, Wash., March 5, 2001. He had worked for Westinghouse Hanford. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen OConnell Utz W60.
Attilio A. Bergamasco GCP59, Ivyland, Pa., an architect who had maintained a private practice in Trenton, N.J., for many years; Sept. 8. He had served as Trenton planning commissioner, and he was zoning officer for Ivyland.
Gladys Y. Christensen GFA59, Philadelphia, Sept. 11, 1999.
Willis G. Hare SW59, Philadelphia, a retired supervisor with the Pennsylvania Department of Welfare; Dec. 30. He also taught social work at Antioch College in Philadelphia.
John P. Talbot G59, Bristol, R.I., retired teacher and coach at the Waynflete School in Portland, Maine; Dec. 18.
Elsie F. Warren Nu59 GEd61, Barto, Pa., July 23, 2001.
Jerry S. Arnold W60, New York, Jan. 10.
Dr. Mary W. Clarke Gr60, Fremont, Calif., April 30, 1999.
Dr. James R. Hooley GD60, Pacific Palisades, Calif., a retired oral surgeon; Oct. 23, 2000.
Nellie W. Jessop GEd60, Harleysville, Pa., Sept. 19, 2000.
Dr. Ruth Gilpin Wells GrS60, High Point, N.C., retired professor of social work at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dec. 27.
Dr. William G. Gillespy GM61, New Castle, Pa., a retired pathologist; May 17, 2000.
Marvin L. Kaplan GEd61, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., retired principal of Fuller School in the Germantown district of Philadelphia; Jan. 27. After retiring in 1993, he supervised student teachers at Temple University.
Ella K. Porter Monnett Nu61 GNu62, New Bern, N.C., July 5, 2002.
Robert J. Shein W61, East Brunswick, N.J., co-founding president of Samson Metal Service, Inc., a steel-distribution company; Nov. 15.
Duane O. Toft WG61, Shawnee Mission, Kans., Feb. 2, 2002.
Sarah Eberhardt Williams Nu61, Beachwood, Ohio, March 11, 1998.
Dr. Renee M. Berg GrS62, Half Moon Bay, Calif., emeritus professor of social work at the University; Nov. 28. Retiring to California in 1987, she soon set about setting up and coordinating programs to help older people; and into her nineties she read to a blind woman and to pre-school children.
John R. Smith W62, Highlands, N.J., a former securities financial adviser who made a radical career change in 1994, becoming a cross-country independent trucker; June 21, 2002.
John D. Briner WG63, Bloomsburg, Pa., March 10, 1999.
Vincent A. Peluso GEE63, Caldwell N.J., Nov. 26, 2001.
Stephen P. Scher W63, Scotch Plains, N.J., a comptroller and fulltime consultant at General Prescription Progress in Newark; Dec. 21.
Edwin B. Comfort WEv64 WEv67, Perkiomenville, Pa., Feb. 26, 2002.
Emanuel S. Sheitelman C64, Philadelphia, Dec. 7, 2000.
Col. Marjorie E. Cummings Nu65 GNu74, Haddonfield, N.J., Aug. 21, 2000.
Dr. Salvatore M. Messina Gr65, Langhorne, Pa., emeritus professor of education at The College of New Jersey, where he had taught for 35 years; Dec. 6. He specialized in gerontology.
Patricia Upham Thomas CW65, Norfolk, Va., a former librarian who served as associate dean of instructional resources at Tidewater Community College; Nov. 25.
Dr. J. Mark Lono ASC66, Lutz, Fla., Dec. 8, 1999.
Eleanor Adams Price SW67, Gwynedd, Pa., April 7, 2000.
Dr. Neville A. Baron GM68, Secaucus, N.J., retired chief of staff and a former co-director of ophthalmology at the old Riverside General Hospital, now the Meadowlands Hospital; Oct. 9. Earlier in his career he was the president of the Corinthian Surgical Center in New York, and he was the first African American physician licensed to operate an ambulatory surgical center in New York state. A pioneer in the development of plastic contact lenses, in 1977 he received a patent for an ultraviolet lens-sterilization process; in 1984 a patent for the first procedure to re-shape the cornea of the eye using a laser; and in 1988 a patent for an eye drop which functioned like sunglasses.
Lawrence I. Batt W68, Omaha, Neb., an attorney; Sept. 1. His sister is Ellen Batt CW74.
Dr. Meredith E. Ackley Gr69, Milwaukee, Dec. 3.
Dr. James A. Craig V69, Reseda, Calif., a veterinarian who had maintained a practice in Encino; Oct. 10. In the Vietnam War he served as a captain in the Green Berets, 1962-65.
John H. McIlroy Jr. EE69, Fort Myers, Fla., Oct. 11, 2001.
Douglas B. Owen WG69, Dallas, senior vice president of Summit Global Partners, a national sales and marketing strategy firm; Nov. 16. Earlier he was an attorney with the Arthur L. Owen Co., specializing in oil, gas, and real estate insurance, and then was chief executive officer of Sedgwick James of Texas, after it took over Owen, later serving as a SCP of Marsh USA when it took over Sedgwick. He was a trustee of the St. Marks School of Texas.
Dr. Louis I. Rothschild GEE69 GrE73, Hilton Head Island, S.C., retired head of a forensic-engineering consultancy for attorneys and insurance companies; Dec. 25.
Michael A. Stern C71, Minneapolis, a partner of Fredrikson & Byron Law Firm for over 25 years; Dec. 27.
Kenneth Ford C72, Boston, Dec. 30, 2001.
Dr. Burton L. Williams GM72, Newtown Square, Pa., a retired radiologist who had served on the faculty of the Medical School at the University; Dec. 2. For many years he served as borough medical officer for Rose Valley.
Bracha Bonstein CGS74 GEd82, Brooklyn, N.Y., Sept. 26, 2001.
Norman E. Lee GEE74, Red Bank, N.J., retired chief of the operations division at the U.S. Armys Electronics Communications Command at Fort Monmouth; Nov. 23. He later served as an adjunct professor of operations research at Fairleigh Dickinson University, and an engineering consultant to Allied Chemical Co. He was a former chair of the Red Bank Planning Board, and served on the Red Bank Regional High School Board of Education.
Frederick D. Morris SW74, Houston, Aug. 29, 1999.
Barnet Roetenberg WG74, Susquehanna, Pa., retired assistant comptroller in the Pennsylvania Office of the Governor; Jan. 1.
Dr. Earl Pollock D75, Philadelphia, a dentist; May 15, 2001.
Debbie L. Scheff-Gricius CW75, Great Falls, Va., former senior vice president of PHP Healthcare; Dec. 12. Diagnosed with melanoma in 1999, she volunteered for investigational therapies at the NIH, and was writing a book on her experiences at the receiving end of the health-care system.
Gary L. Smith W75, New Fairfield, Conn., a senior executive in the international section of American Express Bank; Nov. 21.
Fr. John M. Donohie GEd76, Philadelphia, retired Spanish teacher and guidance counselor at Cardinal Dougherty High School, where he served from 1967 to 1992; Jan. 25. For the last four years he served as an associate pastor in the Andorra district.
Tien Wen Hou GEE76, Warren, N.J., May 18, 1998.
Dr. Richard M. Freed Gr77, Bronx, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2001.
Jeffrey H. Woodard G77, Scottsdale, Ariz., May 4, 1998.
Dr. Suzanne Fleming Gr78, Blackwood, N.J., May 12, 2000.
Sherill P. Morton WG84, Newark, N.J., Jan. 16, 2001.
Dr. Niranjana Patel D84, Parsippany, N.J., a dentist; May 2, 1998.
Sandra J. Schainbaum WEv84, Pottstown, Pa., June 20, 2001.
Patricia R. Sweeney GNu84, Ambler, Pa., April 18, 1998.
Dr. Barbara Bates G88, Bryn Mawr, Pa., former clinical professor of nursing at the University, who achieved recognition for writing the leading textbook on physical examination and for conceiving and developing the profession of nurse practitioner; Dec. 18. She joined Penn in 1980 as an adjunct professor of nursing, was a lecturer in both nursing and medicine from 1983 to 1994, and served as a clinical professor of nursing, 1994-96. She was also a clinical professor of medicine at the Medical College of Philadelphia and at Hahnemann University. Having practiced as an internist in Greenwich, Conn., Dr. Bates helped form the faculty and programs of the new University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Then she joined the University of Rochester to oversee its education of physicians in ambulatory medicine, and to participate in the Rochester Regional Medical Care Program in Western New York. She traveled throughout rural counties to make newer concepts in medical and health care available. In the late 1960s she helped conceive and develop the then-new role of nurse practitioner, working to improve public access to health care by encouraging greater collaboration between physicians and nurses and expanded practice opportunities for nurses. Her best known book, A Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking, first published in 1974, and continuing under her direction for seven editions, became, and still is, the leading text in its field, published in 11 languages. Her expertise in diagnosis, ability to help novices comprehend the skills of examination and clinical thinking, and influence on improving education for health professionals are probably her most enduring contributions. In 1976, Dr. Bates joined the University of Missouri Medical School at Kansas City, which was inaugurating a program to supply physicians for rural Missouri. An interest in the history of medicine and health care led her to complete a masters degree in history at Kansas in 1981. She then began research on the history of patients experiences of tuberculosis, the leading cause of death at the turn of the 20th century, and at Penn earned a second masters degree in history: in 1992 she published her award-winning study, Bargaining For Life: A Social History of Tuberculosis, 1876-1938. Dr. Bates was made a fellow of the American College of Physicians in 1970, and a fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia in 1982, and she chaired its medical-history section for some years. In 1984 she received Penns School of Nursing Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education, and, in 1993 the American Association for the History of Nursing awarded her the Lavinia L. Dock Award for Historical Scholarship and Research.
Dr. Teri A. Willis GEd92, Port Washington, N.Y., a clinical psychologist at Queens Hospital; Sept. 23.
Arthur Edmond Kang CGS98, Philadelphia, Jan. 8, 2001.
Dr. Barbara Bates. See Class of 1988.
Dr. Renee M. Berg. See Class of 1962.
Dr. Milton M. Cahn. See Class of 1952.
Michael F. Lenkowski. See Class of 1954.
Dr. James M. Sprague, Berwyn, Pa., the Joseph Leidy Professor Emeritus of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University; Dec. 22. He joined the faculty in 1950 and remained at the School of Medicine until his retirement in 1983. He received the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching in 1966. He was one of the pioneers in the anatomy, physiology, and function of the brain. In 1953 he co-founded, and later served as director (1973-80) of Penns Institute of Neurological Sciences, today a major center for brain studies. He was chair of the old Department of Anatomy, now the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, 1968 to 1975. Among the many studies he is best known for is his work in the 1960s, discovering what has since been called the Sprague Effect: blindness caused by large cortical lesions can be reversed, and sight restored, by a subsequent lesion in the midbrain. This and other classic research opened up a whole field of inquiry on the structure and function of specific areas of the brain. In 1974 Dr. Sprague received a faculty award from the Josiah Macy Foundation, which enabled him to continue a long-lasting collaboration with the Institute of Physiology of the University of Pisa in Italy; over the years he collaborated extensively with Belgian and Italian colleagues, both before and after retirement. In 1970 he was a member of the founding council of the Society for Neuroscience, and he co-edited the book, Progress in Psychology and Physiological Psychology. Dr. Spragues lifelong research was rewarded by election to the National Academy of Sciences in 1983.
Dr. Burton L. Williams. See Class of 1972.
Dr. George M. Makdisi, Media, Pa., emeritus professor of Arabic and Islamic studies; Sept. 6. He came to Penn in 1973 as professor of Arabic, and retired in 1990; he was a former chair of the old Department of Oriental Studies. Acknowledged as one of the prominent Arabists and Islamicists of his generation, he specialized in Arabic texts from the great classical age of Islamic thought. His early publications focused on the intellectual environment of Muslim theological controversies and on the corpus of Ibn Aql and especially his work Al-Wadih; after retirement Dr. Makdisi returned to this text and prepared it for publication in the West. He also convened a series of conferences that brought together American and European research on the medieval Arab-Islamic and Byzantine worlds. In the broader area of medieval studies he insisted, among more Eurocentric colleagues, on the role of Arab-Islamic culture; to this end he contributed The Rise of Colleges (1981) and The Rise of Humanism (1990). His son is Prof. John A. Makdisi L74, whose wife is June Mary Zekan Makdisi CW74 GEd75.
Dr. Alexander Vucinich, Berkeley, Calif., professor emeritus of the history and sociology of science; May 25, 2002. A world-renowned scholar of the history of science in Russia, he wrote a number of text books, including Empire of Knowledge, Darwin in Russian Thought, Einstein and Soviet Ideology, and the two-volume classic, Science in Russian Culture. In 1985 he received a Guggenheim Award for the study of science and Soviet ideology.
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