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NOV./DEC. 2005 VOLUME 108 NUMBER 3 Alumni Deaths

'20 BArch--Joseph E. Doan Jr. of Landsdowne, PA, November 6, 2004; retired architect; veteran; active in community affairs. Phi Kappa Psi.

'25 BME--Irwin Weill of Maplewood, NJ, December 5, 2004; executive vice president, Arrow Manufacturing Co.; active in community and religious affairs. Phi Sigma Delta.

'26 BA--Lauriston S. Taylor of Mitchellville,MD, November 26, 2004; established first national standard for X-ray exposure; former president, Nat'l Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements; head of X-ray group, Nat'l Bureau of Standards; veteran; author; active in professional affairs.

'27, BArch '25--Thomas F. Keeher Jr. of Englewood, FL, December 17, 2004; architect. Sigma Chi.

'28 BS HE--Grace Whitwell Putnam (Mrs. John S. '28) of Kenmore, NY, November 14, 2004; former dietitian, Niagara County Dept. of Social Services; active in community and religious affairs.

'32 BArch--William W. Freeman of Burlington, VT, November 20, 2004; retired architect; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Sigma Nu.

'35 BA--Perry D. Slocum of Winter Haven, FL, and Franklin, NC, November 29, 2004. Acacia.

'36 BME--Charles W. Egbert of Ridgewood, NJ, November 21, 2004. Alpha Tau Omega.

'36 BS Ag,MS Ag '47--Edwin S. Shepardson of Ithaca, NY, December 10, 2004; retired dept. head, Agricultural Engineering, Cornell U.; researcher, USAID; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs.

'37 BA--Gardner R. Lloyd of Albion,MI, November 9, 2004; vice president, Hayes-Albion Corp.; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'37 , LLB '40--Ellsworth A.Van Graafeiland of Rochester, NY, November 20, 2004; senior judge, US Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; active in civic and professional affairs.

'39 BS HE--Elizabeth Shultis Hering (Mrs. Chalmers B. '37) of Cayuga, NY, November 27, 2004; probation officer; active in community and religious affairs.

'39, BS HE '38--Charlotte Lehr Solberg of Carpinteria, CA, December 1, 2004; active in alumni affairs.

'39 BS Ag--Ruth Heineman Thorpe (Mrs. Eugene S. '40) of Gibbon, NE, November 4, 2004; hematology technician; active in community and religious affairs.

'40, BS ORIE '45--Col. Richard J. Lindo of Palm Harbor, FL, formerly of Dewitt, NY, November 21, 2004; retired chairman,Minfelt Wholesale Co.; veteran; active in community, professional, and alumni affairs.

'40 BS HE--Esther Button Murphy of Tully, NY, November 27, 2004; asst. manager,Wandering Brook farm; home economics teacher; active in community and religious affairs.

'40 BA--Marion R. Treiber of Fairlawn, OH, November 4, 2004.

'41 BS Hotel--James S. Fortiner of Ft.Myers, FL, November 29, 2004; realtor and developer; owner, Fortiner Commercial Realty; hotelier; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Delta Tau Delta.

'42, BArch '43--Cynthia Adams Dawson of Miami, FL, November 5, 2004. Alpha Phi.

'43 BA, JD '48--Albert A. Dorskind of Los Angeles, CA, November 28, 2004; MCA executive; created the Universal Studios tour and developed Universal City; veteran; photo collector; attorney, Paramount Pictures; asst. manager, KTLA; active in civic, community, professional, and alumni affairs. Phi Sigma Delta.

'43, BA '44--Helen Heinig Maginnes of Hampton, NH, November 10, 2004; market analyst and chemist, DuPont; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Delta Gamma.

'43 BA--Malcolm Marlis of Marina Del Rey, CA, December 2, 2004; dentist; restaurateur; real estate investor; active in community and professional affairs. Zeta Beta Tau.

'43 PhD--Frieda L.Meyer of LaPorte, IN, November 4, 2004; retired director of nutritional research, U. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.

'45, BS Ag '46--Margaret C. Ohlander of Maplewood, NJ, November 10, 2004; active in alumni affairs.

'46 PhD--Evelyn J. Lorenzen of Moore, OK, November 15, 2004; pediatrician; expert on child nutrition; author; active in professional affairs.

'47 BA--Edmund T.Weiant of Davidson, NC, November 27, 2004; chairman, foreign language dept., College of Charleston and Queens College; former head of the Far Eastern Desk, Radio Liberty; veteran; cellist, Charlotte Symphony; active in community and professional affairs.

'47 BEE--William T.S.Whistler of Gwynedd, PA, November 8, 2004; electrical engineer; worked for the Naval Ordnance Lab, General Electric, and U. of Pennsylvania; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'47 BS Ag, MS Ag '48--Harold Young of Santa Fe, NM, November 5, 2004; authority on processing, handling, and use of dairy whey; retired from Kraft Foods; dairy product technology consultant, Harold Young & Assocs.; veteran.

'48-49 SP Ag--Robert C. Thompson of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Deer River, NY, November 9, 2004; owner, Thompson's Campers; owner, Bobart Toppers; active in religious affairs.

'49 MS Aero--Stuart C. Brown of Palo Alto, CA, November 15, 2004.

'49--Frederick D.McLaughlin Jr. of Gates Mills, OH, November 26, 2004; owner, Process Power Inc.; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'50 LLB--Charles H. Lake of Louisville, KY, November 13, 2004; attorney; veteran; active in civic and community affairs.

'50 PhD--Charles R.Mangam of Knoxville, TN, December 22, 2004; retired English professor, U. of Tennessee; veteran; active in religious affairs.

'50 BEE--Robert C.Moore of Sarasota, FL, December 4, 2004; professor,Western New England College.

'50 BS Ag--William D. Stalder of Morristown, NY, November 7, 2004; businessman; board chairman, Community Bank Systems; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs. Acacia.

'50 BEE--Hugh D. Thuerk of Plymouth, MA, November 26, 2004; vice president, Standards and National Policy, American Nat'l Standards Inst.; veteran; active in community and religious affairs. Kappa Sigma.

'51 BA--Barbara Mayr Funk of Charlottesville, VA, December 1, 2004; homemaker; active in artistic, community, religious, and alumni affairs. Kappa Alpha Theta.

'51 BS Ag--John H. Litzelman of Canandaigua, NY, December 25, 2004; worked for GLF and Agway; veteran; active in community and religious affairs.

'51 PhD--Howard C.Miller of Syracuse, NY, November 25, 2004; professor emeritus, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry; expert in forest and urban insects and diseases; veteran; consultant, Poison Control Center; author; active in professional affairs.Wife, Virginia (House), MS HE '49.

'51 BA--John M. Ravage of Cloverdale, CA, December 18, 2004; active in civic and community affairs.

'52 LLB--Rocco E. Ciocca of Penacook, NH, formerly of Peabody, MA, December 3, 2004; retired administrator, General Electric; veteran; active in religious affairs.

'52, BS HE '54--Nancy Francis Jones of Atherton, CA, December 29, 2004; artist; active in civic, community, religious and alumni affairs. Husband, Paul S. Jones '51.

'52 BA,M Ed '53--Harry A. Simon of Boca Raton, FL, December 18, 2004; teacher, Palm Beach Community College. Tau Delta Phi.

'53 PhD--Marilyn Horn Bohmont of Reno, NV, December 15, 2004; professor emeritus, U. of Nevada; dean, School of Home Economics, UNR; expert on history of clothing; author of The Second Skin and other books; also taught at Middlebury College, Pratt Inst., and Purdue U.; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'53 BS Ag--Harry A.Merrell of Gasport, NY, December 18, 2004; high school vocational agriculture teacher; raised Christmas trees; laundromat owner; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'53 BS ILR--Clifford V. Rowland of Newfield, NY, December 23, 2004; retired asst. regional postmaster general for human resources; vice president,W.R. Grace & Co.; bed & breakfast operator; active in civic, community, professional, and alumni affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'54 BS AEP--Robert L.Hoeppel of Evans, GA, formerly of Burlington, NC, December 26, 2004; retired field engineer,Western Electric and AT&T; veteran; active in professional and religious affairs. Tau Beta Phi.

'55--Mary Pottle Russ of Williamsville, NY, and Silver Bay, Ontario, December 4, 2004; active in community affairs. Alpha Phi.

'56-58 GR--Robert H. Gaumond of Newfield, NY, December 27, 2004.

'58 MA--Barbara Bristol Rotundo of Belmont, NH, December 24, 2004; English professor, Union College and SUNY Albany; member, Assn. of Gravestone Studies; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'58 BME--J. Lynah Sherrill of Chattanooga, TN, December 15, 2004; owner, Chattanooga Surgical Co.; former president, National Motor Club; also worked for Westinghouse; veteran; active in community and religious affairs. Psi Upsilon.

'59 MS--Roger C.Haas of Clarence, NY,May 1, 2004; inspector, Ptl-Inspectorate Inc.

'59 ME ORIE--Hasso F. von Falkenhausen of Bad Homburg, Germany, December 14, 2004; managing director, Polytechnos Venture Partners; worked for the firms of Quandt (chairman of the board), Bosch (head of planning and financial control), and McKinsey & Co. (partner and director); active in community, professional, and alumni affairs.

'60 BA,M Ed '61--Edward D. Cliggott of Hyannis, MA, December 9, 2004. Psi Upsilon.

'61, BS Hotel '67--Fred B. Stoner of Tylertown, MS, December 12, 2004; retired food and beverage manager; veteran; active in civic and community affairs. Sigma Phi Epsilon.

'63 BS Hotel--Bennett Ashley of Palm Springs, CA, November 13, 2004.

'63 PhD--Krishna S.Keshavan of Sunnyvale, CA, December 25, 2004; professor of civil engineering,Worcester Polytechnic Inst.; professor of civil engineering, U. of Maine; UNESCO consultant; active in professional affairs.

'65 PhD--John A.Henning of Syracuse, NY, December 24, 2004; professor emeritus of economics,Maxwell School, Syracuse U.; veteran; active in community and professional affairs.

'66 MRP--Neil A. Sieminski of Candia, NH, December 22, 2004; worked for federal agency of Housing and Urban Development; active in civic and community affairs.

'67 MBA--George L. Carvalho Jr. of West Haven, CT, December 11, 2004; general manager, Contractors Register.

'68 BA,MBA '71--Ann Ottoson King of Oakton, VA, December 10, 2004; owner, Trade North America.

'69 PhD--Inta Miske Ezergailis of Ithaca, NY, January 1, 2005; professor of German literature, Cornell U.; specialist in nineteenth- and twentieth-century German and Latvian literatures; poet; author, Male and Female: An Approach to Thomas Mann's Dialectic,Women Writers--The Divided Self, Nostalgia and Beyond, and Inta's Poems; active in community and professional affairs.

'89 BA, JD '92--Michael G. Nast of Lancaster, PA, December 9, 2004; attorney; worked for attorney general of Pennsylvania; asst. district attorney, Lancaster County, PA; active in civic and professional affairs.

'94 BS HE--Martin L. Kushner of Owego, NY, December 8, 2004; clinical psychologist, Susquehanna Counseling & Consultation.

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