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Jesse K. Cope Jr. WEv’09, Lafayette Hill, Pa., April 1981.

Charles L. Schoch EE’09, Rahway, N.J., Aug. 1971.

William C. Rommel EE’12, Collegeville, Pa., Jan. 1986.


Dr. Alexander Wolf EE’24, Houston.

Gertrude Hayman Paton Ed’25, Deerfield Beach, Fla., June 9, 2000.

Esther S. Israel Ed’26 G’32, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1996.

Bertha Leonard Morgan DH’26, Bradenton, Fla.

Helen Halpern Parnis Ed’26, Philadelphia, Oct. 1, 1999.

Eleanor D. Culin Ed’27, Wynnewood, Pa., Dec. 23, 1998.

Ethel S. Greenhouse Ed’27, Philadelphia, Aug. 14, 1996.

Dr. Henry F. James Gr’27, Brandon, Fla., Sept. 1972.

Louis Smaniotto Ar’27, Riverton, N.J., Jan. 10, 1998.

Maria Ezerman Drake Mu’28, Philadelphia, Jan. 10, 1999.

Dr. Herman Gold C’28 M’31, Tiburon, Calif., a physician who had maintained a general practice in Chester, Pa., for 60 years and who was a former professor of cardiology at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia; May 19. He was prominent in the development of Crozer-Chester Hospital into a regional medical center; he recruited many of the original physicians and developed the cardiology department, the executive-health program, and programs affiliated with Hahnemann. Also interested in infectious diseases, especially anthrax, he collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control in the development and clinical testing of the first effective vaccine; his research on tetanus provided the basis for routine immunization of U.S. troops during the Second World War and the elimination of tetanus as a complication of war wounds.

David Bloom CE’29, Coconut Creek, Fla., June 17, 1999.

Walter E. Dengler Jr. W’29, Atlantic Beach, Fla., Aug. 16, 2000.

Dorothy J. Eisenberg G’29, Rockville, Md., July 8, 1997.

Herman M. Glick W’29, Cold Spring, N.Y., a retired store owner; Oct. 2, 2000.

Dr. David B. Hoffman C’29, Lake Worth, Fla., Sept. 1, 1998.

Sadie Rothman Levy DH’29, Corona, N.Y.

Warren T. Nagle Ar’29, Saranac Lake, N.Y., Dec. 9, 1998.

C. Russell Noyes W’29, Bloomfield, Conn., retired vice president of public relations for the Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Co.; May 3.

Joseph F. Raab W’29, Ocean City, N.J., July 1998.

Millicent S. Rathmell Ed’29 GEd’37, Chalfont, Pa., Jan. 8.

Robert M. Sebastian C’29 L’32, Philadelphia, retired vice president of the old Arco oil company who had served as chief executive officer of its Brazil office; May 4. Taking early retirement in 1960, he immersed himself in the public life of the city, serving on the Philadelphia School Board from 1965 till retiring as vice president in 1979.

Wesley A. Stanger Jr. W’29, Summit, N.J., a retired pension-fund investment manager with the old McKay, Shields & Co., who had served as a trustee of the University for 20 years; May 23. He had served as chair of both the Madison Fund and American South African Investments Ltd., large closed-end investment companies. A prominent tennis player at Penn, he toured and played exhibition matches with Bill Tilden W’17 for awhile after graduating, before going to Wall Street.

Doris Finney White DH’29, Venice, Fla., former director of dental health for the city of Bridgeport, Conn.; May 6.

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Nellie Jenkins Higgins Ed’30, Haverford, Pa., a retired Latin teacher at Radnor High School; May 9.

Rose Weiss Kaplan Ed’30 G’33, Philadelphia, April 11.

Dr. Paul R. Orr Gr’30, Garden City, N.Y., March 1984.

Dr. Stuart S. Blauner W’31 C’33, Silver Spring, Md., Jan. 18, 1999.

Dr. Sydney Borow C’31 M’34 GM’46, Philadelphia, a children’s doctor who had practiced for 58 years; May 11.

Jeremiah C. Iandolo CE’31, Philadelphia, a retired plant engineer with the old Atofina Chemical; April 15.

Claire G. McQuail Mu’31, Fayetteville, N.C., Jan. 1979.

Dr. Ick T. Himoff D’32, White Plains, N.Y., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 50 years; May 15.

Elizabeth S. Peck OT’32, Hilton Head Island, S.C., July 24, 1998.

Gloria M. Dennis Ed’33, Lansdale, Pa., June 17, 1999.

Albert W. Horton W’33, Seaford, Del., April 27, 1998.

Charles V. Nicholson W’33, Langhorne, Pa., a retired salesman with Exide Battery Co.; May 23. While at Penn he ran track and boxed.

Paul Maloney L’33, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired attorney with the Philadelphia law firm of Pepper Hamilton, who had specialized in administrating estates and trusts; May 14. He had served as president of the Citizens’ Crime Commission in the late 1960s.

Aaron A. Alberts W’34, Weston, Mass., Dec. 30.

Alan J. Burgheimer W’34, Rye, N.Y.,
Nov. 24.

Robert D. Burn W’34, Farmington, Conn., a retired sales trainer with Executone; April 11.

Dr. Joseph G. Chusid C’34 M’38 GM’42, Brookfield, Wisc., a retired neurologist; March 23.

Lewis G. Dutton W’34, West Chester, Pa., Sept. 27, 1999.

Samuel Kalikman C’34, Haddonfield, N.J., a retired attorney; April 9.

Ralph Bigelow Lourie Jr. W’34, Madison, Wisc., March 23.

G. Willing Pepper C’34, Media, Pa., former president of the Scott Paper Co.; April 21. He served on the board of the Fox Chase Cancer Center for 14 years. During the Second World War he was on board the USS Wasp when it was sunk during the Battle of Guadacanal in 1942; he received numerous military honors, including the Legion of Merit.

Arthur H. Preston W’34, San Diego, a retired commercial realtor in Springfield and Hartford, Conn.; Jan. 11.

Alexander Sareyan W’34, Bronxville, N.Y., retired executive director of the Mental Health Materials Center; April 2. He wrote The Turning Point: How Men of Conscience Brought About Change in the Care of America’s Mentally Ill (1990). He establish the country’s first National Mental Health Week, and he pioneered a national radio public-service series with Eleanor Roosevelt, and Helen Hayes, Laurence Olivier, and Vivienne Leigh as guest hosts.

Ida L. Woodford G’34, Baltimore, Nov. 15, 1996.

Bernard W. Dickheiser C’35, Wantagh, N.Y., April 18. He had been a court officer in the Manhattan civil division of the New York Supreme Court.

Charles R. Lamm W’35, Palm Beach, Fla., April 11, 1999.

Dr. Richard Simson Lane D’35, Indian Wells, Calif., a retired dentist; Feb. 26.

Alan R. McGarvey ChE’35, Lancaster, Pa., a retired chemical engineer in the research laboratory of Armstrong World Industries; April 11.

Marion D. Oakley Ar’35, Richmond, Va., a retired plant engineer for the old Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Co. of Virginia; May 2.

Elizabeth K. Patton Ed’35 GEd’42, Seminole, Fla., March 15.

Martha Reynolds Ed’35, Morton, Pa., Oct. 1987.

Dr Arthur D. Sewall C’35, Bridgeton, N.J., May 23, 1997.

Herbert G. Booth W’36, Stamford, Conn., Sept. 18, 1991.

Dr. Robert M. Fairtile C’36 D’38, Sun City West, Ariz., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Fall River, Mass., for many years; May 10.

Dr. James H. Farrior GM’36, Pascagoula, Ala., April 11, 1996.

John B. Grant W’36, Raleigh, N.C., March 12, 1993.

Rebecca Needelman Segal Hurowitz Ed’36 G’38, Philadelphia, April 12, 1999.

Vance J. Magonel WEF’36, New Cumberland, Pa., April 18.

Philip I. Margolis C’36, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a founding partner of the accounting firm, Margolis and Co.; April 10. He was a former president of Congregation Mikvah Israel in Philadelphia, served on the board of the Annenberg Research Institute, the National Museum of Jewish History, and in Israel, the Technion Institute.

Conrad A. Sergott C’36, Swampscott, Mass., June 2, 1991.

Martin H. Silberman G’36, Philadelphia, a retired executive with the American Aniline and Extract Co.; April 19.

Joseph C. Hughes W’37, Richmond, Va.

Henry J. Kauffman GEd’37, Lancaster, Pa., retired professor of metalworking at Millersville University; May 23. An authority on Pennsylvania Dutch antiques, he was a co-founder of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen and the Heritage Founders Museum of Lancaster County. Noted for his craft, he forged in copper, brass, iron, pewter, and silver: one piece, a sterling silver bowl, was exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art as “an outstanding creation of the 20th century,” and is now one of two of his pieces in the permanent collection of the Yale University Art Gallery. A prolific author, he wrote Pennsylvania Dutch American Folk Art (1946)—still in print and said to be the seminal work on Pennsylvania Dutch antiques—and Early American Copper, Tin and Brass; Early American Gunsmiths, 1650-1850; The Pennsylvania-Kentucky Rifle; American Ironware, Wrought and Cast; The Colonial Silversmith; and The American Farmhouse (1975). He worked at an old mechanical typewriter in his basement until two years ago, when he was 90 years old.

Benjamin S. Loewenstein L’37, Philadelphia, a retired attorney with his father’s firm, Abrahams, Loewenstein & Bushman; May 13. Chair of the American Jewish Committee in the late 1950s and the 1960s, he was instrumental in breaking the anti-Semitic hiring and promotion practices of the major Philadelphia law firms. Concerned about bigotry against other minorities, he served on the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission. He also had served as vice president of the managers of Haverford College.

John H. Lutz ChE’37, Bremen, Maine, Dec. 24.

Charles R. Norberg G’37, Washington, an international lawyer in private practice who had served as president of the D.C. Bicentennial Commission; April 9.

Kathryn R. Rodgers Ed’37, Pittsburgh, Feb. 27, 2000.

Margaret S. Carney Ed’38, Altoona, Pa., Sept. 11, 1999.

Alvin Friedman W’38, Westport, Conn., Feb. 18.

Dorothy E. Hay Ed’38, Sea Isle City, N.J., Jan. 9, 1992.

Ruth Taubman Vyner CW’38, Pikesville, Md., Jan. 1.

Cecilia W. Ashton Ed’39 GEd’43, Tuscaloosa, Ala., June 5, 1998.

Dr. Morris Cohen C’39, Hackensack, N.J., a retired private economic consultant; Jan. 1. Earlier he taught at the Brooklyn campus of Long Island University.

Mildred Liebman Goldstein Ed’39, Glenside, Pa., Oct. 8, 1999.

John H. Haig W’39, Delray Beach, Fla., retired general manager of the Ridgewood Paper Co.; May 2. He was a former president of the Philadelphia Aviation Club. At Penn he was a member of Mask & Wig, noted for his talents as a singer.

Joseph C. Head II W’39, Stirling, N.J., March 18.

Sylvia T. Leeds CW’39, Jamesburg, N.J., June 12, 2000.

William E. Lipsey WEv’39, Largo, Fla., April 27.

Richard D. Messinger WG’39, Salisbury, N.C., June 30, 1998.

Frederic Rosengarten Jr. WG’39, Princeton, N.J., May 13, 1999.

Dr. Herbert F. Sudranski GM’39, Roanoke, Va., a retired ophthalmologist with the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Salem; May 18.

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Edward B. Chapin WG’40, Minneapolis, July 16, 2000.

Walter J. Daly Jr. W’40, Haverford, Pa., May 26. At Penn he played on the football team.

Elizabeth M. Deedy G’40, Glen Ellen, Calif., Aug. 29, 1999.

Bernice Musselman DeHuff DH’40, Dickinson, N.D., March 24, 1999.

Francis J. Gosling W’40, Hamilton, Bermuda, Feb. 13.

Howard H. King WG’40, Hampton, Va.

Norman P. Vernon W’40, Tinton Falls, N.J., retired manager of sales-office services for the electrochemicals division of the DuPont Co. in Wilmington, Del.; May 5.

Barnett L. Ash C’41, Cranbury, N.J., March 1, 1994.

Dr. Edward A. Bachhuber GM’41, Mayville, Wisc., Jan. 8, 2000.

Elizabeth S. Betscher NEd’41, Cincinnati, Feb. 1985.

Lucille H. Burkholder CW’41, Phoenix, Dec. 15, 1998.

Frank N. Chirico G’41, Gold Hill, N.C., Sept. 16, 1993.

Arthur I. Coleman Ch’41, Broomall, Pa., Jan. 22, 1996.

Dr. Harry L. Colombo GM’41, Montpelier, Vt., Nov. 1.

John T. Cumbler W’41, Princeton, N.J., Aug. 3, 2000.

Alfred Dobrof D’41, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., March 6.

R. Claire Frank G’41, York, Pa., June 28, 1999.

Dr. Adriana Ramu Guzm·n PSW’42, Rio Piedras, P.R., Jan. 30.

William J. Lawrence Jr. WEv’41, Wilmington, Del., March 23.

Milton E. Lazarus W’41, Claverack, N.Y., March 7.

Dr. Emanuel H. Malamed C’41 D’43, Huntingdon Valley, Pa., retired chair of periodontics at the Albert Einstein Medical Center who also had served as a clinical associate professor of periodontics at the University; May 9. He joined the faculty an associate instructor in 1957.

Richard S. Montgomery Ed’41, New Holland, Pa., a retired architect; May 24. Among his projects were the old First Pennsylvania Bank building at 6th and Chestnuts streets and the Friends Hall nursing home at Jeanes Hospital in Philadelphia, and the arts center at the Lawrenceville School in New Jersey.

John C. Muend W’41, Media, Pa., March 25, 2000.

Irwin Raker Ch’41, Elizabethtown, Pa., Nov. 8.

Robert B. Speetles W’41, Devon, Pa., Sept. 23, 2000.

Dr. Merrill A. Swiney III M’41, Spring Lake, N.J., a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who served on the staff of Margaret Hague Maternity Hospital for 20 years; May 5.

Iva B. Thompson G’41, Coronado, Calif., Nov. 1988.

Dr. Robert B. Weber C’41 V’43, Mechanicsburg, Pa., a retired veterinarian; May 3.

Melvin Abelove WEF’42, State College, Pa., Jan. 10, 2000.

Norma Hana Cohn CW’42, Boca Raton, Fla., Feb. 15, 2000.

Frank A. Cook ME’42, Newark, Del., Feb. 23.

Lawrence J. Geoghegan WEv’42, Washington, Feb. 22, 1999.

Dr. Victor J. Montilla GM’42, San Juan, P.R., June 4, 1994.

Dr. Carlos A. Rojas Maldonado V’42, Bogota, Feb. 1996.

Eldridge J. Waters GEd’42, Wilmington, Del., retired principal of E.G. Shortlidge Elementary School; April 17.

Harry A. Wills Jr. W’42, Barre, Vt., Jan. 5, 1998.

George A. Horkan Jr. C’43, Upperville, Va., a retired attorney who had specialized in estate and tax law; April 10.

Robert I. Krinzman W’43, North Miami Beach, Nov. 30, 1998.

Kevin O’Connell W’43, Boston, Oct. 15, 1997.

Sheldon Oliensis C’43, New York, partner for over 30 years with the law firm of Kaye Scholer LLP; May 14. He was president of the New York City Bar Association, 1998-90, and chair of the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board, 1990-98.

Nancy Cross Rosenblatt Mu’43 GEd’53, Swarthmore, Pa., Nov. 2.

Dr. Lewis B. Walton Jr. Ar’43, Gwynedd, Pa., a retired architect who had practiced in Deerfield, Ill., for over 35 years; April 4. He and his wife had helped found Lake Forest Friends Meeting in Illinois.

Albert W. Willard W’43, Louisville, Ky., May 23. He had worked for General Electric for 40 years.

Vincent S. Boyer GME’44, Haverford, Pa., an early leader in nuclear-reactor engineering and nuclear instrumentation; May 11. He was a past president of the American Nuclear Society.

Margaret M. Bunnell Ed’44, Cranford, N.J., retired associate professor of nursing and director of the continuing-education program for nurses at Rutgers University; April 12.

Dr. Sanford A. Marcus M’44 GM’51, Daly City, Calif., April 2, 2000.

Howard E. Pomerantz W’44, Brooklyn, N.Y., retired president of Victoria Vogue, Inc., a cosmetic manufacturer; Dec. 24.

Florence Kitlas Allard DH’45, Stamford, Conn., a retired dental hygienist; May 16.

Rosalie Noble Gilles CW’45, Perkasie, Pa., Feb. 27.

Barbara Semple Howell Ed’45, Towson, Md., Feb. 25.

J. Scudder Boyd Jr. C’46 G’49, Greenwich, Conn., an independent filmmaker and photographer; April 11.

Helen Bischoff Dement FA’46, Myrtle Point, Ore., June 16, 1998.

Mary Shaffer Morrow CW’46, Oceanside, Calif., Jan. 2, 2000.

Dr. Mark W. Muir M’46 GM’50, Salt Lake City, a retired surgeon with the Latter Day Saints Hospital and Primary Children’s Medical Center; April 18. He was a past president of the medical staff of the hospital.

Dr. Glen W. Stevens V’46, New Freedom, Pa., Feb. 28.

Elsie Hitchens Brenneman Ed’47, Bridgewater Corners, Vt., Feb. 3. She taught in the Scarsdale (N.Y.) school system for 35 years.

Thomas J. Carley W’47, Gibbsboro, N.J., retired regional sales manager for the John Manville Co. in Philadelphia; April 16.

Conway D. Judd C’47, Walnut Creek, Calif., June 12, 1999.

Ethel S. Kaminsky Ed’47, Philadelphia, Nov. 1980.

Grace B. Scully CCC’47, Whiting, N.J., Oct. 19, 1995.

Joseph A. Tarr W’47, Towson, Md., a retired tax manager with the old Ernst & Ernst; May 27. Retiring in 1979, he set up his own firm and retired again in 1988. But he still had clients and worked on their tax returns until April 15 of this year.

William J. Bonner WEv’48, Quarryville, Pa., retired associate comptroller with Campbell Soup Co. in Camden, N.J.; May 12.

Dwight Collmus WG’48, Frederick, Md., Jan. 26, 1999.

Frank J. Hoffelt GFA’48, Columbus, Ohio, dean and professor in the illustration division of the Columbus College of Art and Design; May 22.

Dr. Jerome A. Revello GEd’48, Brigantine, N.J., April 8.

Joseph F. Tilghman L’48, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a retired executive with PNC Bank; April 10.

Dr. Glen L. Tischer Gr’48, Cambridge, Mass.; Dec. 16, 1998.

Sara E. Weaver Ed’48, Boynton Beach, Fla., June 1985.

Sam G. Adler Jr. W’49, Twin Falls, Idaho, March 2.

Mona Mark Baylson CW’49, Wynnewood, Pa., retired executive director of Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El; May 10.

Dr. Mary Cregar Berwick Gr’49, Wallingford, Pa., a medical librarian in Penn’s School of Medicine from 1972 to 1992; May 21. She had earlier taught in the Department of Pathology, but interrupted her career to have a family.

Norman E. Diehl GEd’49, Elizabethtown, Pa., retired principal of Elizabethtown Elementary School; May 12.

Ervin Diner C’49, Havertown, Pa., Feb. 8, 2000.

Margaret H. Donnelly Nu’49, Springfield, Pa.

Florence A. Farny Ed’49, Paramus, N.J., Feb. 26, 1998.

Wallace L. Harrison G’49, Williamsburg, Va., July 26, 1995.

Dr. Harold E. Harvey GM’49, Lincoln, Neb., Aug. 10, 2000.

Joanna Turner Lawrie WG’49, Denver, Nov. 7, 1994.

Mitchell Pomerantz W’49, Boynton Beach, Fla., Feb. 16.

George E. Ransom Jr. ME’49, Wayne, N.J., a retired engineer who practiced in Paterson for many years; May 3.

Walter Schreiber W’49, White Plains, N.Y., Oct. 1996.

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Dr. Walter L. Bethel Gr’50, Philadelphia, Dec. 19, 1992.

Edwin M. Gilberg W’50, Bala Cynwyd, Pa., a retired executive with Nannette Manufacturing Co., producer of children’s wear; May 7. He later served as executive director of the old New Jersey-Israel Chamber of Commerce, and was instrumental in establishing cooperative MBA and study programs between Rutgers University and Ben-Gurion University. He twice served as president of Congregation Beth Am Israel in Penn Valley.

Kathryne June Earhart Herbert Nu’50, Billings, Mont., April 21.

Irving M. Jaffe W’50, West Hartford, Conn., retired owner of a credit bureau; May 5.

Robert N. Kadowaki WG’50, Honolulu, July 15, 1999.

Vaughn D. Kahle C’50, Topeka, Kans.

Richard B. Kern C’50, Wallingford, Pa., Feb. 23.

Rai Y. Okamoto Ar’50, San Francisco, July 7, 1993.

Thomas W. Powell C’50, Ardmore, Pa., a retired financial analyst with Unisys Corp.; April 21.

Joseph E. Saunders W’50, Fayetteville, Pa., retired controller for the Paige Electric Co. in Union, N.J.; May 15. He had served as treasurer of Far Hills, N.J.

Louis J. Steigerwald Jr. W’50, De Witt, N.Y., retired president of Cathedral Candle Co., reputedly the country’s oldest family candle company; April 27. At Penn he was business manager of the Yearbook, and a member of Alpha Tau Omega, Kite & Key, and Sphinx.

Stanley R. Stein W’50, Silver Spring, Md., May 6, 1996.

Du Ray E. Stromback GME’50, Henderson, Nev., June 19, 1998.

Thomas C. Breen Jr. L’51, Stevensville, Md., a retired financial officer with International Bank in Washington; April 9.

Charles A. Burleigh WEv’51, Wilmington, Del., March 4, 1992.

Dr. Charles M. Hepner V’51, West Newton, Pa., Dec. 22, 1999.

Clifton F. Hoffman Ar’51, York, Pa., March 24.

John T. Kreasky ChE’51, Bloomfield Hills, Mich., April 13, 1998.

Robert F. Maguire L’51, Lansdowne, Pa., Dec. 17, 1998.

Jerome Melamed WG’51, Philadelphia, retired director of staff relations for the Philadelphia School Board; April 12. He founded the Philadelphia chapter of the Industrial Relations Research Association. And for many years he was president of the Greater Philadelphia Dog Fanciers Association.

Louis C. Pulvermacher L’51, Long Boat Key, Fla., an attorney; May 7.

Joseph K. Reese WEv’51, Lafayette Hill, Pa., March 25.

Haldor R. Reinholt C’51, Blue Bell, Pa., Jan. 1, 1998.

William D. Thorpe Jr. C’51, Philadelphia, Oct. 24, 2000.

Robert B. Adcock Ar’52, Cheltenham, Pa., April 12.

Anne McGee Brown CW’52, Ventnor City, N.J., March 5.

Dr. Aureo Calderon GM’52, Mexico, March 1982.

Donald W. Davis W’52, Camp Hill, Pa., Dec. 17.

David Diperstein W’52, Dresher, Pa., Feb. 14.

Joseph B. Everman WEv’52, Philadelphia, June 22, 2000.

Lewis Fine W’52, Boca Raton, Fla., Jan. 27, 1993.

Concetta Gallo Granese Ed’52 GEd’54, Plymouth Meeting, Pa., March 19.

Richard Helm WEv’52, Wallingford, Pa., Sept. 2000.

William M. Hess WEv’52, Aldan, Pa., Jan. 31, 2000.

Guido Inforzato CCC’52, East Goshen, Pa., a former regional sales manager for Unisys Corp.; May 20.

P. Timothy Madison WG’52, North Hampton, N.H., April 2, 2000.

F. Louise Prage Nu’52, Indianapolis, May 28. She taught nursing education at Ball State University from 1975 to 1987.

Dr. Charles O. Rose M’52, Bryn Mawr, Pa., retired chair of obstetrics and gynecology at Riddle Memorial Hospital; May 21. He also served on the staffs of Bryn Mawr and Lankenau hospitals.

Loretta Lehman Sander SW’52, Ocean City, N.J., retired social worker for the Camden Home for Children; Oct. 6, 2000.

Ted R. Trilling EE’52 GEE’63, Doylestown, Pa., March 7.

Robert G. Wagoner EE’52, Sedona, Ariz., Nov. 21, 1999. He had worked for RCA for 32 years.

Dr. Ben P. Estes GM’53, Granbury, Tex., Oct. 14, 1998.

William A. Fritz Jr. CCC’53, Media, Pa., a retired marine engineer with the U.S. Naval Boiler and Turbine Laboratory at the old Philadelphia Naval Yards; May 18.

Dr. Saul S. Leshner Gr’53, Elkins Park, Pa., Dec. 22, 1995.

Dr. Donald Daniel Dorfman C’54, Iowa City, professor of psychology and professor of radiology at the University of Iowa; April 15. His work on signal-detection theory was widely used, most recently in cancer research.

Lloyd E. Gaddy EE’54, Manitou Springs, Colo., Sept. 10, 2000.

James J. Hughes Jr. W’54 WG’59, Skillman, N.J., retired executive director of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority; April 23. He was the founding president of the National Council of Development Finance Agencies.

Earl L. Mayberry GEd’54, Pottstown, Pa., retired professor of music at Kutztown University; April 17.

Chester A. Colvin Jr. WG’55, San Francisco, June 1, 1998.

William J. Kunze WEv’55, Somers Point, N.J., a retired vice president of Beneficial Bank; Dec. 22.

Hon. Joseph H. Stanziani L’55, Norristown, Pa., April 11.

Thomas H. Campbell WEv’56, Elizabethtown, Pa., a retired foreman who had served for 40 years in the Philadelphia refinery of Gulf Oil Corp.; May 7.

Charles E. O’Connor L’56, Philadelphia, a retired attorney who had specialized in estates and wills; April 13. He also served as jury commissioner for the Court of Common Pleas.

William C. Bergmann WG’57, Southampton, Pa., May 17, 2000.

Charles Futcher WEv’57, Lewes, Del., June 4, 1999.

Col. Joyce E. Gillespie Nu’57 GEd’59, Norristown, Pa., April 11.

Morton Kanefsky EE’57, Philadelphia, former professor of electrical engineering at the University of Pittsburgh; May 6.

Allan Katz W’57 L’60, Gladwyne, Pa., a prominent Philadelphia tax attorney and financial planner; May 21. Coming from a grim upbringing—his mother had died when he was one year old and his father when he was five—he worked his way through Wharton by working at a number of jobs, including as soda jerk, short-order cook, and manager of his uncle’s pharmacy.

S. Philip Klein L’57, Bridgewater, N.J., April 26.

Don A. Mershon C’57, Bethlehem, Pa., May 23.

Donald R. Pfarr WG’57, Phoenix, Md., Sept. 12.

Dr. James R. Rittenhouse Gr’57, Elizabethtown, Pa., a chemist at Lancaster Laboratories; April 25. He had earlier retired as a senior research scientist with Armstrong World Industries. He held U.S. and British patents for plastic-lined bottle caps.

Dr. William G. Stone V’57, Broomall, Pa., a veterinarian; April 1.

Evan S. Gailey W’58, Estero, Fla., retired owner of the Mueller Packaging Co. in Wilmington, N.C.; May 19.

Dr. Phillip W. Hall M’58 GM’62, Daytona Beach, Fla., Jan. 3, 1991.

Esther K. Pflieger GEd’58, Media, Pa., Sept. 27, 2000.

Dr. Hubert Swartout GM’58, Estes Park, Colo., Sept. 26, 2000.

Sylvia Collins Nu’59, Philadelphia, a nursing advocate for the underserved and minority groups with the Philadelphia Corporation for Aging; May 2. She helped design health-promotion programs at senior centers, especially ones focusing on the elderly poor among the city’s African American, Latino, and Asian populations.

Dr. Nellie R. Harris Gr’59, The Dalles, Ore., Jan. 7, 1999.

Alan W. Huxley WEv’59, Hatboro, Pa., July 21, 1994.

Donald R. Kurtz GEE’59, Spring City, Pa., Oct. 13.

Dr. Sheldon I. Schlesinger Gr’59, Hightstown, N.J.

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Paul J. Heaney WG’60, Washington, a retired financial analyst with the Securities and Exchange Commission; March.

Arthur Andrews WEv’61, Orlando, Fla., Nov. 1971.

Dr. Manuel Avila CGS’61 Gr’65, Malvern, Pa., retired professor of economics at Villanova University; April 23.

Norma J. Dawson Nu’61 GNu’72, Springfield, Pa., emeritus professor of nursing at Widener University; April 22. In 1984 she received a Lindback award for distinguished teaching.

Myrl W. Greene GEd’61, Folsom, Pa., March 1, 1999.

Ferdinand J. Guida CGS’61, Philadelphia, June 26, 1996.

Donald W. Iffland Ed’61 G’63, Ardmore, Pa., March 26, 2000.

Marylou S. Kieffer CW’61, Olean, N.Y., Oct. 1, 1999.

Dr. Katharine Dealy Newman Gr’61, Encinitas, Calif., founder of the Society for the Study of Multi-Ethnic Literature in the United States; May 24.

Alice D. Pierson CW’61, Brookings, Ore., Aug. 13, 1999.

H. Michael Abeloff GCP’62, Hurleyville, N.Y., April 26.

Charles J. Donahue GEE’62, Downingtown, Pa., Feb. 28, 1998.

Dr. Howard Kahane Gr’62, Mill Valley, Calif., former professor of philosophy at Baruch College in New York; May 2. Concerned to rid logic of the mathematical rigor it developed last century and make it readily useful, he wrote Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life (1971)—in preparation for a ninth edition at the time of his death. The book popularized critical thinking or informal logic, and led to the setting up of critical-thinking courses in the philosophy and English departments of many American colleges. As raw material he took politicians’ speeches, newspaper editorials and cartoons, advertisements, and school textbooks, analyzing them to show faulty reasoning and bias: his aim was to improve reasoning about everyday political and social issues and “raise the level of political discussion.” He never disguised his own biases, advising students to remember, when examining President Nixon’s pronouncements on the American invasion of Cambodia or the Watergate scandal, “Nixon’s record as a shady liar,” and scorning the belief that the great wealth of Vice President Nelson Rockefeller ensured his impartiality.

Francis J. Kramer W’62, Philadelphia, June 23, 1997.

L. Virginia Tressler Morrow Nu’62, Mechanicsburg, Pa., March 24.

Frank A. Pavlik WEF’62, Reading, Pa., Dec. 10, 1993.

Amelia D. Roselli CGS’62, Deltona, Fla., Aug. 22, 1992.

Dr. Lawrence H. Snow GM’62, Bryn Mawr, Pa., a former clinical professor of psychiatry at the University, who taught here from 1979 to 1984; May 4. He also was an attending psychiatrist at the old Institute of Pennsylvania Hospital and later the Horsham Clinic. And he trained and supervised analysts for the old Philadelphia Academy of Psychoanalysis.

Daniel W. Starrett W’62, Wilton, Conn., March 21, 1997.

Walter B. Summer GME’62, Moorestown, N.J., Jan. 1, 1985.

Peter L. Svenson W’62, Pompano Beach, Fla., Jan. 25.

David S. Cate C’63, San Fernando, Calif., Nov. 21.

Prof. Mimi Comings Lobell CW’63 GAr’66, New York, professor of architecture at the Pratt Institute; April 7.

John W. Pfeifer W’63, Deerfield Beach, Fla., Aug. 18, 1998.

Francis J. Rauh WEv’63, Philadelphia, March 27, 1998.

Barbara Sternberg G’63, Philadelphia, Feb. 10, 1994.

Herbert W. Vanaman Jr. GEE’63, South Jordan, Utah, Dec. 23, 1999.

Richard J. Watson GAr’63, Baltimore, Feb. 2, 1996.

Dr. Charles D. Engle G’64, Berwyn, Pa., March 6, 1999.

Peter J. Kaplan W’64, New York, co-chief executive officer of National Media Group, Inc., a sports-marketing firm for Fortune 500 companies; Jan. 18, 2000. He worked to help the NBA and the NHL expand internationally, and represented a number of sports-broadcasting personalities. He is survived by his wife, Sally Grueskin Kaplan CW’72.

Sydney Baron WEv’65, Philadelphia, July 18, 1999.

Rosetta Mumford Davis SW’65, Baltimore, a retired social worker in city schools; April 8.

Dr. John G. Edwards D’65, Charlotte, N.C., a retired orthodontist; May 24. He was an instructor in the dental-residency program at the University of North Carolina. And he served as a referee editor of the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics from 1971 to 1998. After retiring he volunteered at the Shelter Dental Clinic for the Homeless.

Anne D. Emmons GEd’65, Bryn Mawr, Pa., March 1996.

James L. Ruth WEF’65, Wernersville, Pa., a retired vice president of purchasing for Berkshire Knitting Mills; Feb. 10.

George E. Shelton WG’65, San Francisco, Nov. 17, 1992.

Dr. Donald D. Carmelite Gr’66, Canonsburg, Pa., Sept. 14, 1999.

Col. Albert E. Joy WG’66, Alexandria, Va., former director of budget and financial planning for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; April 9.

Katherine T. McCorkle SW’66, Mehoopany, Pa., Jan. 18, 1999.

Dr. Jonathan A. Tenzer D’66 GD’69, Bethlehem, Pa., May 13.

Victor J. Ault WEF’67, Camp Hill, Pa., Nov. 11, 1997.

David T. Kilvington WEv’67, Wilmington, Del., Dec. 24.

Margaret Scott Orner Nu’67, Las Vegas, April 11, 1997.

Dr. Maureen A. Dietz (Sr. Marie Lizette) GrEd’68, Providence, R.I., retired professor and chair of the science-education department at the Australian Catholic University in Melbourne; May 17. She had served on the faculty at the University of Maryland (1970-77) and taught at Penn, 1964-69.

Samuel J. DiRoberto G’68, Doylestown, Pa., March 20, 1998.

Douglas C. Freeler SW’68, Ocala, Fla., Feb. 1987.

Constance Garner Nu’68, Norristown, Pa., April 25, 1997.

Dr. Calvin R. Jackson GEE’68, Asbury Park, N.J., March 16, 1994.

Joel M. Martel W’68, New York, Jan. 8, 2000.

Herbert E. Bowers WEv’69, Malvern, Pa., retired vice president of residential mortgages with First Union Bank; April 14.

Leah W. Spector SW’69, Phoenixville, Pa., April 2, 1999.

W. Thomas Tither Jr. L’69, Philadelphia, March 10.

Suzanne L. Zappasodi CW’69 G’70, College Park, Md., an English and social-studies teacher at Tall Oaks Vocational High School; May 7.

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Jonathan P. Altman C’70 WG’75, Scarborough, N.Y., founder of Milton Partners, an arbitrage firm in Greenwich, Conn.; Oct. 26. The first annual Jonathan Altman Golf Tournament to raise for money diabetes research was held at Mount Kisco Country Club in May.

Dr. Willard F. Conger C’70 M’74, Arlington, Va., Oct. 1995.

Mary F. Costello WG’70, Hamilton, N.J., May 22, 2000.

Gerald G. Goode GCP’70, Philadelphia, June 11, 1998.

Dr. Charlotte V. Lord Gr’70, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., June 19, 2000.

Nancy Jones Haynes CW’71, Rome, N.Y., April 14. She worked for the New York state labor department for the last 10 years.

Carl S. Kapanke C’71, Mattapoisett, Mass., Aug. 12, 1995.

James R. McClure WG’71, Mechanicsburg, Pa., owner of Rogele, Inc.; April 3.

Jordan Taylor WG’71, Vienna, a senior vice president of Bank Austria Creditanstalt; Jan. 6.

Richard L. Corinotis G’72, Westbury, N.Y., Feb. 28, 1995.

William F. Costello WG’72, Brookhaven, Pa., Feb. 4, 2000.

Dr. James S. Effren D’72, Plantation, Fla., a retired dentist; May 7.

John A. Yensko C’73, Brooklyn, N.Y., June 2, 1999.

Dr. William H. Pfeffer Jr. D’74, Hanover, Pa., a dentist who had maintained a practice there for 25 years; May 14.

Rev. Jeffrey M. Roberts W’74, Temecula, Calif., April 4. He was an ordained elder of the United Methodist Church, and served several churches in Northern Illinois.

Karen A. Brahms W’75, New York, Oct. 23, 2000.

Robert J. Bucola C’75, Anaheim, Calif., an environmental geologist who worked in the Las Vegas area; April 8. He had earlier worked as an exploration geologist in oil-fields work with Getty Oil and Occidental Oil.

Dr. Barbara Liggett Gr’75, Erwinna, Pa., Jan. 22, 1993.

John H. Nessenthaler II CGS’75, Bradenton, Fla., Dec. 19, 1999.

Charles N. Nye WG’75, Excelsior, Minn., co-owner of a metal stamping and fabricating firm in New Hope; May 1. He was instrumental in setting up the Fairview- University Brain Tumor Center in Minneapolis.

Dr. Larry E. Quackenbush Gr’75, Auburn, Calif., May 1986.

Charles L. Dunleavy WEv’76, Philadelphia, June 15, 1998.

Paul E. McGuire C’77, Hammondsport, N.Y., Dec. 31, 1997.

Russell A. Puricelli WEv’77, Dawson, Ga., Dec. 5.

Rev. Charles H. Riley WEv’77, Grand Island, Neb., Dec. 15, 1997.

Joel S. Friedland WG’78, Chicago, Jan. 15, 1999.

Dr. Susan Quentzel Goldberg C’78, Martinsville, N.J., a dentist who had practiced for 18 years with her father in Jersey City; April 21.

Escolita H. Adams WEv’79, Philadelphia, March 9, 1995.

Samuel P. Cohen G’79, Brooklyn, N.Y., Nov. 2, 1997.

Raymond E. Ruland G’79, Erdenheim, Pa., a professor of the sciences at the Community College of Philadelphia; May 11.

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Kenneth G. Vaughn L’80, New York, April 9.

Sarah J. Oldroyd C’81, Philadelphia, Aug. 15, 1994.

Debra J. Goldsmith L’85 WG’85, Pacific Palisades, Calif., a business consultant who specialized in mergers and acquisitions; April 11.

Dr. Ida Gartrell Peterson GrEd’83, Glenside, Pa., April 11, 1999.

Christopher J. Barham WG’89, Falls Church, Va., retired senior operations officer in the Latin American and Caribbean department of the World Bank; May 3.

David L. Newcomer WG’89, Westfield, N.J., vice president of administration for Equitable Life Assurance; May 28.

Lawrence A. Syriotis W’89, Venice, Calif., Aug. 27, 1998.

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Peter M. Hewlett CGS’90, Philadelphia, March 11, 1996.

Janet C. Grow WEv’91, Philadelphia, May 3.

Debra Anne Parrish Slikkerveer WG’91, Colleyville, Tex., May 11.

Lyle D. Lutton GP’93, Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 25.

Thomas Fred Marsh SW’93, Greenacres, Wash., Oct. 2, 1994.

Elaine M. Burns CGS’94, Philadelphia, March 5, 1997.

Helen Horton Peterson G’95, Timonium, Md., a former systems engineer and analyst with IBM; April 22.

Alexander S. Barone GAr’96, Brooklyn, N.Y., May 26, 1996.

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Dr. Feng Huang Gr’01, Nanjing, China.

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Faculty & Staff

Dr. Mary Cregar Berwick. See Class of 1949.

Dr. Maureen A. Dietz (Sr. Marie Lizette). See Class of 1968.

Dr. Brian V. Jegasothy, Pittsburgh, chair of dermatology at the University of Pittsburgh from 1987 to 1999; April. He had earlier taught at Penn.

Dr. Emanuel H. Malamed. See Class of 1941.

George W. Qualls, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of architecture; May 12. He came to Penn as professor of architecture in 1952 and retired in 1990. A partner in the firm of Geddes, Brecher, Qualls & Cunningham, he and his firm designed the Moore School in 1956. He also designed the Philadelphia Police Administration building (the Roundhouse), the Wyndham Philadelphia Hotel, and the old SmithKline office building, and some renovations to the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Dr. Lawrence H. Snow. See Class of 1962.

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