Jan./Feb. '09 Obituaries

'28 BA—Katharina Geyer Butterfield of Middletown, CT, July 7, 2008; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Delta Gamma. '28 BA, MA '41—Gwendoline L. Reid of Minneapolis, MN, June 23, 2008; high school English teacher; oldest PhD recipient (age 80), U. of Minnesota; active in community, professional, and religious affairs. '29 BA—Joel F. Sammet of […]

'28 BA—Katharina Geyer Butterfield of Middletown, CT, July 7, 2008; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Delta Gamma.

'28 BA, MA '41—Gwendoline L. Reid of Minneapolis, MN, June 23, 2008; high school English teacher; oldest PhD recipient (age 80), U. of Minnesota; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'29 BA—Joel F. Sammet of Highland Park, IL, June 28, 2008; radiologist; visiting asst. professor of radiology, U. of Illinois, Chicago College of Medicine; active in professional affairs. Phi Sigma Delta.

'31 BA—Hilda Smith Doob of Bedford, MA, formerly of Asheville, NC, July 7, 2008; active in alumni affairs. Kappa Alpha Theta.

'31 BA—Mona Pipa O'Brien of Richmond, VA, formerly of Stamford, CT, July 1, 2008. Chi Omega.

'31 BS HE—Reta Maybury Waln of Richmond, VA, July 4, 2008; taught at U. of Vermont and Michigan State U., and at the high school and elementary school level.

'32 BA—Kathryn Hearle of Cortlandt Manor, NY, February 10, 2008. Pi Beta Phi.

'32, BCE '33—Reed L. McJunkin of Vero Beach, FL, August 10, 2008; owner, Cortland Vault Co. and Sanders Archery Equipment Co.; president, JM McDonald Foundation; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Delta Tau Delta.

'32—Marjorie Thompkins Walden of Dewey, OK, February 8, 2008; active in alumni affairs.

'32 BME—James P. Whiskeman Jr. of Scottsdale, AZ, August 10, 2008; retired industrial engineer; photographer; active in alumni affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'33-35 SP Ag—Douglas W. Heald of Valatie, NY, February 12, 2008; owner, Heald Orchards; founder and director, Northeast Fruit Exchange; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'33—John R. Powley of Ormond Beach, FL, July 26, 2004; senior programmer, General Electric's Apollo Support Group; veteran; active in community and religious affairs.

'34—Elisabeth Higgins Ambellan of Mansfield Center, CT, January 28, 2002; geneticist; biochemist; union organizer; journalist; author; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'34 BA—Doris Camden Filner of New York City, May 11, 2008; early childhood educator; active in civic affairs.

'34 BME—Richard E. Hosley of Marblehead, MA, March 16, 2008; patent attorney, General Electric; test engineer; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Phi Kappa Sigma. '34 BA, JD '36—Daniel L. Kurshan of Sands Point, NY, December 11, 2007. Cayuga Lodge.

'35, BS Ag '36, DVM '40—Karl Mayer of Tacoma, WA, February 7, 2008; veterinarian; medical editor.

'36 BS Ag—Elsa Meltzer Bronstein of Oakland, CA, August 9, 2007; kindergarten teacher; amateur botanist; active in community affairs. Alpha Epsilon Phi.

'36 BCE—James F. Goodwin of Costa Mesa, CA, April 29, 2006. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'36, BA '38—Kathryn Mantel Moores of Rochester, MN, July 7, 2008; operated Moores Color Center. Kappa Kappa Gamma.

'36 BS Ag—John E. Wurst of Albany, NY, April 21, 2008; district manager, John Sexton Co.; veteran; active in community, religious, and alumni affairs. Phi Kappa Sigma.

'37-38 SP Ag—Robert F. Sinclair of Greece, NY, July 6, 2008; partner, Kalb Shoe Co.; veteran.

'38 BME, MS '40—C. Monroe Albright Jr. of Wilmington, DE, March 20, 2008; marketing executive, Remington Arms Co.; also worked for DuPont Co.; founder, Furniture Exchange; active in community affairs. Beta Theta Pi.

'38 BME—Norman R. Anderson of Saratoga, CA, April 8, 2008; owner, car dealerships; veteran; active in community, religious, and alumni affairs. Sigma Chi.

'38 BS Ag—Francis G. Crane of Brewster, WA, October 7, 2003; orchardist; president, Crane and Crane; veteran; active in community, professional, and alumni affairs. Phi Delta Theta.

'38 BCE—Louis E. Dauner of Cincinnati, OH, September 26, 2007; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Sigma Chi.

'38 BA—Sylvia Gluck Grossman of Roslyn, NY, June 22, 2008; attorney; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs. Alpha Epsilon Phi.

'38 BS Hotel—Martha Omenson Healy of Worland, WY, April 22, 2008; bookkeeper, LU Sheep Co.; active in civic and community affairs.

'38 BS HE, MS HE '60—Marian Myers Kira (Mrs. Alexander '53, MRP '57) of Dover, DE, formerly of Ithaca, NY, May 12, 2008; senior affirmative action coordinator; Cornell Cooperative Extension administrator; active in civic, community, professional, and alumni affairs. Pi Beta Phi.

'38 BA—Florence Singer Leonard (Mrs. Joseph A. '37, MD '41) of Rancho Mirage, CA, May 18, 2004; English teacher; medical office manager; active in civic and community affairs. Sigma Delta Tau.

'38 BA—John E. Sly of Greenville, DE, February 15, 2008; DuPont executive; veteran; active in alumni affairs. Seal & Serpent.

'38 BA—Martin Squires of Monroe, NJ, February 29, 2004; corporate executive; veteran; professional bridge player. Alpha Epsilon Pi.

'39 BA—Florence A. Boyer of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Cranston, RI, June 18, 2008; chairman, English Dept., Cranston East High School. Pi Beta Phi.

'39—Helen Stewart Buckley of Toluca Lake, CA, July 26, 2006.

'39 BA, MD '42—Bruce M. Esplin of Cutler Bay, FL, March 12, 2007; clinical professor of dermatology and cutaneous surgery emeritus, JMH/UM School of Medicine; veteran; active in professional affairs.

'39—John D. Hull Jr. of Sarasota, FL, June 27, 2007; VP, Flight Equipment Ltd.; active in alumni affairs. Phi Kappa Psi.

'39 BA—Howard D. Lieberman of Richmond, VA, September 14, 2007.

'39—John E. Raymond of Brant Lake, NY, June 16, 2008; hotel manager; realtor; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs. Sigma Phi Epsilon.

'39 MA—Alice Riehle Riley of Weston, MA, July 17, 2008; librarian; high school English and Latin teacher; active in community affairs.

'39—Franklyn W. Roesch of Warrensville Heights, OH, August 21, 2007; assoc. professor emeritus, Cleveland State U.; veteran.

'39 BS Ag—Bernard K. Schuman of Venice, FL, May 7, 2008.

'39 BA—Herbert L. Sultan of Falls Church, VA, July 20, 2008; retired Foreign Service officer; attorney, Allied High Commission; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'39 BA—Virginia Bennett Wells of Bountiful, UT, May 2, 2008. Delta Delta Delta.

'39—George H. Zouck Jr. of Silver Spring, MD, July 10, 2008; retired office manager, Cole Distributing Co.; veteran; worked with Pets on Wheels; active in community and religious affairs.

'40 MS—Isaac S. Blonder of Tinton Falls, NJ, August 29, 2008; founder, Blonder-Tongue Laboratories; veteran; inventor; created first pay-per-view system for cable television.

'40, BS HE '39,
MS HE '44—Katharine S. Duroe
of East Springfield, NY, June 25, 2008; textiles and clothing teacher, U. of Vermont, U. of Massachusetts, Central Washington U., and  U. of Alaska; UN relief worker in post-WWII Europe.

'40 BA, MD '43—Matthew O. Locks of Long Beach, CA, June 3, 2008; expert in pulmonary medicine; director, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Ctr.; director, Tuberculosis Control, Los Angeles County; associate chief, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center; adjunct and clinical professor, USC School of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine, and New York Medical College; medical consultant; active in civic, professional, and alumni affairs.

'40, BS Hotel '46—Frederick W. Newcomb of Chamblee, GA, April 21, 2008; retired from Kimberly-Clark Corp.; veteran. Tau Kappa Epsilon.

'40 PhD—Jorg O. Osterberg of Denver, CO, June 1, 2008; geotechnical engineer; professor emeritus of civil engineering, Northwestern U.; inventor; active in professional affairs.

'40 BA—Helen Brown Reader (Mrs. George G. '40, MD '43) of Port Chester, NY, May 20, 2008; junior high school world history and African studies teacher; active in civic, community, religious, and alumni affairs. Alpha Phi.

'40 BA, LLB '42—J. William Robinson of Gig Harbor, WA, January 15, 2008; attorney; veteran; active in alumni affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'40 BS Ag—Lionel E. Ross of Warrensburg, NY, February 14, 2007; retired land surveyor; veteran; active in community affairs.

'40 BME—Elliott S. Washburn of Lancaster, PA, formerly of Wilmington, DE, June 12, 2008; worked for Hercules Powder Co.; owner, construction company; veteran; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Sigma Phi Epsilon.

'41 BEE—William C. Flickinger of Cary, NC, June 23, 2008; electrical engineer; active in alumni affairs. Theta Delta Chi.

'41, BS Ag '42—Earl D. Howes of Dade City, FL, June 1, 2008.

'41 BS Hotel—James T. Hutson of San Jose, CA, July 22, 2008; retired administrator, Lockheed; also worked for General Electric and Cleveland Clinic Foundation; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'41 PhD—John E. King of West Columbia, SC, June 28, 2008; interim dean, Dept. of Higher Education, U. of South Carolina; professor and chairman of education, Southern Illinois U.; former president, U. of Wyoming and Emporia State U.; former superintendent of Presbyterian mission schools for Paiute, Papago, and Navajo youth in Arizona; veteran; editor; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'41, BA '46—Robert M. Lowe of Honolulu, HI, February 22, 2008; VP, Int'l Investor Realty. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'41 PhD—Walter A. Thurber of Tampa, FL, August 29, 2008; active in alumni affairs.

'41 BME—Harry H. Wetzel Jr. of Healdsburg, CA, August 14, 2008; aerospace pioneer; president, Garrett Corp.; test pilot; established Alexander Valley Vineyards; veteran; active in community, professional, and alumni affairs. Beta Theta Pi.

'41 BA, JD '42—Jerome M. Wiesenthal of New York City, August 12, 2008; attorney; veteran. Tau Delta Phi.

'42 BS Ag—Dominick A. De Rosa of Utica, NY, January 26, 2005; bacteriological lab inspector, dairy industry; veteran; active in professional and religious affairs.

'42, BA '47—George H. Dunning of New York City, July 12, 2008; retired marine engineer; resident manager, Farrell Lines; veteran; active in community affairs. Psi Upsilon.

'42, BS Hotel '47—H. Edward Engle of Vero Beach, FL, July 4, 2008; president, Englewood Co.; veteran; active in community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Sigma Chi.

'42 BS Ag—Arthur N. Foster of Bellevue, WA, March 15, 2008; active in alumni affairs.

'42 BA—Mary Elizabeth Le Clear Gluck of Greene, ME, September 24, 2006.

'42 BA—Richard P. McClelland of Sidney, NY, February 7, 2008; retired director, Scintilla; musician; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'42—Jerry P. Nugent of Austin, TX, formerly of San Diego, CA, June 22, 2008; worked for Investors Diversified Services; entrepreneur.

'42 BA—Richard L. Quigg of Pueblo, CO, January 4, 2008; owner, Max Day Insurance; corporate pilot; sales manager, Vidmar-Mathis Motor Co.; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs. Chi Phi.

'42, BS Ag '46—Willard D. Shimel of Utica, NY, December 28, 2007.

'43 BS Ag—William T. Bourke of Sagaponack, NY, December 2, 2007; clinical psychologist.

'43 DVM—Everett K. Elmer of Rochester Hills, MI, July 12, 2008; veterinarian; veteran; active in civic affairs. Alpha Psi.

'43 BS Hotel—David Estes of Falmouth, MA, August 11, 2008; restaurateur; veteran; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Theta Delta Chi.

'43 BME—Andrew S. Gill Jr. of Dunnellon, FL, January 21, 2008; retired VP, manufacturing services, Eaton Corp.; veteran; active in community affairs. Seal & Serpent.

'43 BA—Shirley Pierce Griggs of Watertown, NY, July 9, 2008; English and Latin teacher, Watertown High School; active in community and religious affairs.

'43 BS HE—Charlotte Coryell Hilke of Salt Lake City, UT, formerly of Silver Spring, MD, July 22, 2008; homemaker; watercolorist; nursery school teacher; active in community affairs. Husband, John L. Hilke '42.

'43 BS HE—Shirley Busacker Johnson of Delmar, NY, May 29, 2008; retired teacher; active in community and religious affairs.

'43 BS Ag, DVM '46—William Kaplan of Fresno, CA, July 30, 2008; veterinarian. Pi Kappa Phi.

'43 BA, MA '45—Margaret Fredenburg Knox of Chenango Forks, NY, July 4, 2008; active in alumni affairs.

'43 DVM—Leo Kotchek of Kingwood, WV, March 3, 2005; veterinarian; professor of animal pathology, West Virginia U.; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'43 BS Ag—Roberta Ruckaberle Kruse of Silver Springs, NY, January 4, 2007. Husband, Kermit Kruse '48.

'43, BA '45—Olive Treiber Kurtz of Underwood, WA, July 15, 2008; active in community and religious affairs. Delta Gamma.

'43 MD—Robert E. Littlejohn of Sequim, WA, August 30, 2007; general practitioner.

'43—Sylvester D. O'Connor of Rockaway Beach, NY, July 1, 2008; VP and owner, Denis O'Connor Funeral Home; veteran; active in alumni affairs.

'43—Robert A. Sandel of Callahan, FL, July 21, 2008; owner, chocolate factory; orange grove owner; car salesman; veteran.

'43 BA—Frederick A. Schulte Jr. of Silver Lake, NH, July 25, 2008; investment broker; veteran; active in community affairs. Phi Sigma Kappa.

'44, BS Hotel '47—Alton E. Archer of Wilmington, NC, June 2, 2008; worked for the Rand Corp. and the Veterans Administration; veteran. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'44—John R. Armellino of West Palm Beach, FL, September 17, 2004; commissioner and mayor of West New York; restaurateur; veteran; active in civic, com
munity, and religious affairs.

'44, BA '43—Richard S. Claassen of Santa Rosa, CA, formerly of Albuquerque, NM, June 16, 2008; VP and director, Sandia Nat'l Laboratories' Livermore (CA) branch; research scientist, Sandia Nat'l Labortories in NM; worked on the Manhattan Project; consultant; active in community and professional affairs. Wife, Ruth (Leonard) '44.

'44 MA—Rose Dubois Garth of Hicksville, NY, March 1, 1983.

'44, BA '46—Jay R. Geib Jr. of Aiea, HI, February 18, 2008. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'44—Morton M. Kahn of Auburn, NY, December 3, 2007; owner, Union Springs Hardware; dairy farmer; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'44 MEd—Peter P. King of Haddon Township, NJ, July 7, 2006; school superintendent.

'44, BME '47—John C. O'Herron of Greensburg, PA, July 18, 2008; retired plant manager, DME; veteran.

'44, BS Ag '46—Harrison B. Tordoff of North Oaks, MN, July 23, 2008; professor emeritus of ecology, U. of Minnesota; helped restore peregrine falcons in upper Midwest; director, James Ford Bell Museum of Nat'l History; also taught at U. of Kansas and U. of Michigan; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Wife, Clara (Nostrand) '48.

'45—Arnold W. Avery of Groton, CT, August 14, 2004; operated Mystic Oceanographic Co. and Management Services Assocs.; engineer; veteran; active in civic and community affairs. Beta Theta Pi.

'45-46 SP Ag—Frank E. Best of Silver Creek, NY, July 1, 2008; driver, Niagara Scenic Bus Lines and D&F Transit; farmer; professional light heavyweight boxer; veteran; active in community affairs.

'45 PhD—Robert T. Beyer of Providence, RI, August 20, 2008; professor emeritus of physics, Brown U.; specialist in acoustics; author; translator; CIA operative; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'45—Henry P. Dain of Garrison, NY, April 12, 2006; president, N. Dain's Sons; advertising executive; active in civic, community, and religious affairs. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'45—Russell L. Goldsmith of Reno, NV, December 6, 2007. Sigma Alpha Mu.

'45—Robert C. Gow of Elkins, WV, February 8, 2004; pediatrician; served at Appalachian Mental Health Center and Golden Clinic and Memorial General Hospital; veteran; author; editor; active in community and professional affairs.

'45—James T. Harbison of Eggertsville, NY, April 26, 2008; owner/operator, Harbison Bros.; active in community affairs.

'45, BS Ag '44—Franklin H. Hickox of Winter Park, FL, April 13, 2008.

'45 BME—Robert F. Holstead III of Ventia, PA, July 28, 2008; partner, Baker & Holstead Builders; veteran.

'45, BS HE '44—Eleanor J. Hummer of Ormond Beach, FL, July 12, 2008; buyer for Macy's and Jordan Marsh; veteran; active in community affairs.

'45, BS Hotel '48—William F. Hunt of Galveston, TX, April 6, 2008; consultant, Hunts Sales Consultants. Delta Tau Delta.

'45, BEE '49—Col. George W. Krowl of Discovery Bay, CA, March 28, 2008; electrical engineer; veteran.

'45 MD, PhD '46—John K. McClennan of Yarmouth Port, MA, July 9, 2008; worked for Exxon.

'45, BS Ag '48—Frank J. McNicholas of Plattsburgh, NY, June 24, 2008; orchardist, Plattsburgh Cooperative Extension Svc.; veteran; active in alumni affairs.

'45 BA—Ruth Schlau Mitchell of Nashville, TN, May 1, 2008; chemist, Eastman Kodak; active in community and religious affairs.

'45 BME—J. Jay Nichols of Northfield, IL, February 9, 2008; veteran.

'45—John R. Seidlitz of Prairie Village, KS, April 7, 2008. Beta Theta Pi.

'45-47 SP Ag—Frank S. Ward Jr. of Tavares, FL, December 24, 2007. Alpha Tau Omega.

'46 BA—Jeanne Kahn Barnett of Alexandria, VA, July 1, 2008; retired policy analyst, Dept. of Labor; deputy director, Neighborhood Youth Corps; author; active in professional affairs. Alpha Epsilon Phi.

'46 BEE—Donald C. Beaumariage of Bethesda, MD, June 10, 2008; retired chief, Ocean Systems Division, NOAA; also worked for Bunker Ramo and RCA; active in alumni affairs. Alpha Tau Omega.

'46, BME '45—Robert A. Bennett of Wantagh, NY, March 28, 2008; engineer, Long Island Lighting Co.; veteran; active in community, professional, and alumni affairs.

'46, BA '45—Phyllis Crane Chaffin of Portland, OR, December 31, 2007; retired court reporter.

'46 BME—George W. Dexter of Baltimore, MD, May 28, 2008.

'46 MA—Evangeline A. Jouras of Wilmette, IL, July 11, 2008; elementary school teacher; developed an economics program for gifted children; active in community affairs.

'46—Marvin D. Mondres of Massanutten, VA, June 2, 2006; worked in the Nixon and Ford administrations; veteran; active in community affairs.

'46 DVM—Roy H. Ohlhorst of Hyde Park, NY, April 8, 2004; veterinarian; veteran; active in community and professional affairs. Alpha Psi.

'46 BA—John Plager of Pompano Beach, FL, July 10, 2008; physician and biochemist; assoc. chief of medicine, Roswell Park Memorial Inst.; assoc. professor of medicine, SUNY Buffalo; veteran; active in community and professional affairs. Sigma Alpha Mu.

'46, BME '45—William B. Richardson of New Philadelphia, OH, August 9, 2004; worked on guidance system for the Polaris missile. Delta Upsilon.

'47—Donald S. Cushing of Lady Lake, FL, November 23, 2007; retired engineer, General Electric; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'47 BEE, MEE '48—Philip C. Kennedy of Wernersville, PA, May 28, 2008; retired executive VP, Marco Manufacturing; part-time instructor of electrical engineering, Penn State U., Berks County; veteran; active in community affairs. Alpha Sigma Phi. Wife, Elinor (Baier) '46.

'47—Seymour Koronet of Webster, TX, September 10, 2007.

'47 BEE—William C. Lauth of McMurray, PA, August 11, 2008; electrical engineer, Duquesne Light; active in professional affairs. Phi Kappa Psi.

'47 MRP—Donald H. MacDonald of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, November 2, 2007; consulting engineer.

'47—Leonard S. Romney of Hartsdale, NY, July 27, 2008.

'47, BME '45—Arnold L. Rosenberg of Palm Harbor, FL, June 20, 2008; owner, Arnold's Funiture and Kobackers; also worked for Western Electric; veteran; active in community affairs.

'47 BME—Elizabeth Davis Ruetenik of Zoar, OH, June 18, 2008; Christmas tree grower; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs. Husband, Gustave W. Ruetenik '47.

'47, B Chem E '50—Donald A. Sayles of New York City, March 17, 2008. Beta Sigma Rho.

'47 BA—Dolores Keyes Schloss of Walnut Creek, CA, January 3, 2008. Delta Delta Delta.

'47—Robert M. Shavick of Sarasota, FL, April 12, 2008; active in alumni affairs.

'47—Harley C. Timbers of Bloomington, IL, October 23, 2007; retired supervisor, Western Electric; veteran.

'47 BS HE—Jean Hough Wierum of Pittsford, NY, September 15, 2008; active in community and alumni affairs. Kappa Kappa Gamma.

'48 BEE, MEE '50—Roger J. Amorosi of Locust Grove, VA, July 7, 2008; senior VP, Detroit Testing Laboratory; president, Electrical Testing Laboratory; also worked for Sperry Gyroscope; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'48 LLB—Norman L. Arenander of Jamesville, NY, July 5, 2008; retired attorney, General Electric; veteran; literacy volunteer; active in community and professional affairs.

'48—Robert A. Burger of Grove City, PA, October 30, 2007; hospitality consultant; veteran; active in professional and religious affairs.

'48 BA—Jane Clark Claybrook of Springfield, VA, August 12, 2008; school secretary; active in community and religious affairs. Kappa Kappa Gamma.

'48 BA—Marie Louise Kohls Cline of Bridgewater, NJ, July 11, 2008; chemist; chemical research librarian, Ortho Pharmaceuticals; active in community affairs.

'48—Elena de la Roza de Prosse (Mrs. Eugene P. '48) of Concord, CA, June 20, 2008; Spanish teacher; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'48 BA—Marian South French of Hopkinton, NH, June 18, 2008; teacher; homemaker; active in community and alumni affairs. Delta Delta Delta.

'48 BA, MD '52—J. Douglas Hallock of Greenville, NC, October 3, 2007; emergency physician and surgeon; veteran. Zeta Psi.

'48—Leonard H. Lambert of Great Neck, NY, July 22, 2008. Alpha Epsilon Pi.

'48 BCE—Major Gen. Robert C. Marshall of Montrose, AL, March 15, 2008; retired US Army general; commander, Mobile District, Army Corps of Engineers; president, Mississippi River Commission; commander, Safeguard Systems Command, Redstone Arsenal.

'48—Bernice Albert Newcomb (Mrs. Howard C. '50) of Norwich, NY, September 3, 2007; architect.

'48 BME—William R. Rogers of Clarence, NY, July 19, 2008. Delta Chi.

'48 BA—Charles W. Seelbach of Chelsea, MI, March 5, 2005; strategic planner and project developer, US Steel Chemical Div.; research chemist, Esso Research; veteran; active in community and religious affairs.

'48 MS—Jackson J. Taylor of Mechanicsville, VA, July 31, 2008; professor emeritus of physics, U. of Richmond; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'48 BA—Jean Holstein Thomas of Vero Beach, FL, formerly of Westport, CT, July 14, 2008; teacher; Head Start administrator; antique shop owner; furniture salesperson. Alpha Epsilon Phi.

'48-49 GR—Helen Nagy Wait (Mrs. William B., PhD '52) of Los Altos, CA; child psychologist; active in religious affairs.

'48 BEE—John B. Zornig of Bradenton, FL, May 13, 2008. Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

'49 BS ORIE—Arthur H. Amick III of Newark, DE, June 11, 2008; worked for DuPont.

'49 BCE—Melvin F. Bennett Jr. of Ashland City, TN, July 1, 2008; worked for DuPont; veteran. Alpha Tau Omega.

'49, BA '50—Matthew T. Blackwood of Irvington, VA, April 26, 2008; executive VP, Johnson & Higgins; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs. Sigma Nu.

'49 BCE—Irving K. Chann of Wilton, CT, June 2, 2008; civil engineer; asst. VP, Frederick R. Harris; veteran; active in community affairs.

'49, BME '50—George H. Fitzgerald Jr. of Sutter, CA, January 2, 2008; president, Roto Form Plastics. Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

'49 MEd—John Henle III of Sarasota, FL, formerly of Columbus, OH, July 31, 2008; VP, Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce; taught psychology at George Washington U.; director of rehabilitation, Ohio Dept. of Health; chief, Ohio Division, Services for the Blind; active in civic and community affairs.

'49 BA—A. William Hoglund of Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 1, 2008; retired, History Dept., U. of Connecticut.

'49 BS Hotel—Col. Frederick W. Joy Jr. of Scottsdale, AZ, June 27, 2008; retired USAF officer; human services director, Dakota County, MN; hotel manager; executive director, Hennepin County Welfare Dept.; active in professional and alumni affairs.

'49 MD—Sheldon C. Kravitz of Baltimore, MD, July 8, 2008; retired oncologist and hematologist; chief of hematology oncology at Union Memorial Hospital; first director of medical residency program, St. Joseph Medical Center; served in the Epidemic Intelligence Service, US Public Health Service; active in community and religious affairs. Beta Sigma Rho. Wife, Ruth (Bayless) '46, BA '45.

'49 BS HE—Sylvia Barg Mann of Wynnewood, PA, November 13, 2007.

'49 BS ORIE—Robert E. Miller of Kettering, OH, October 5, 2007; realtor; engineer; active in alumni affairs. Delta Phi.

'49 MEd, PhD '52—Donald E. Smith of Chelsea, MI, July 30, 2008; professor emeritus of education, U. of Michigan; expert on literacy improvement; veteran; author; active in community and professional affairs.

'50 BS HE—Ruth Gottshall Byers of Racine, WI, March 20, 2008; homemaker; realtor; home designer and builder; co-owner, Markway Homes; real estate agent; active in community affairs. Pi Beta Phi.

'50 BS Ag—David R. Davies Jr. of Richmond, VA, June 15, 2008; retired packaging engineer; veteran; active in community affairs. Phi Kappa Psi.

'50 BS ILR—Samuel L. Goetz of Stratford, CT, August 5, 2008; veteran; active in community affairs. Wife, Margaret (Morrison) '53.

'50 BCE—Robert E. Hollands of Branchport, NY, April 15, 2008. Phi Delta Theta.

'50, BEP '51, PhD '57—Frank J. Loeffler of Pukalani, HI, formerly of Lafayette, IN, July 27, 2008; professor emeritus of physics, Purdue U.; active in professional affairs. Sigma Pi. Wife, Eleanor (Chisholm) '53.

'50 BA—Charles A. Morrissey of Gloucester, MA, July 28, 2008; elementary school teacher; veteran; active in community affairs.

'50 MD—Peter Richter of Garrison, NY, September 1, 2008; psychoanalyst; faculty member, New York Psychoanalytic Inst.; veteran; active in community and professional affairs.

'50 JD—William J. Scanlon of Windsor, NY, April 26, 2008; attorney; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Sigma Nu.

'50 BS Ag—Lt. Col. Benjamin R. Surovy of Vestal, NY, June 19, 2008; retired US Air Force; asst. director, Center for Education and Social Service, SUNY Binghamton; active in civic, community, and alumni affairs.

'50 MFA—Stuart C. Van Orden of Perkins, OK, February 25, 2005; professor, Eisenhower College, Sul Ross State College, Pan American U., and Ohio State U.; veteran; artist; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'50 BA—Roger H. Weiss of McKinleyville, CA, July 22, 2008; chemistry professor, Humboldt State U.; veteran; active in community affairs.

'51 BS Ag—Tomas Blohm of Ca
racas, Venezuela, June 9, 2008; rancher; Phi Kappa Psi.

'51-52 GR—Joseph H. Boop of Cocoa Beach, FL, January 27, 2008; electrical engineer; manager, Sonar Fields Program, General Electric; veteran; active in community and professional affairs.

'51 B Chem E—Lawrence E. Drake of Elizabethtown, KY, October 29, 2007; senior engineer, AKZO Chemical Co.; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'51 BS HE—Joan Hartford Ferreira (Mrs. Manuel J. '53, MBA '54) of Rochester, NY, August 28, 2008; worked in nutritional sciences and cooperative extension; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Delta Delta Delta.

'51, B Chem E '52—Harry P. Henriques of Beverly, MA, April 11, 2008; chemical engineer; active in alumni affairs. Alpha Sigma Phi.

'51 LLB—Stuart M. Hirschberg of San Diego, CA, March 26, 2008; attorney.

'51 DVM—Harlan J. Howlett of Red Hook, NY, formerly of Pulaski, NY, July 26, 2008; veterinarian; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs. Alpha Psi.

'51 BS Hotel—Marlyn L. Jones of Bellevue, WA, March 16, 2008; banker; real estate manager; vending businessman; veteran. Theta Xi.

'51 MD—Roger P. Lochhead of South Burlington, VT, formerly of Montclair, NJ, August 2, 2008; internist and cardiologist; veteran.

'51 PhD—Gerhard C. Matzner of Savoy, IL, July 17, 2008; professor of education and director of institutional studies, Eastern Illinois U.; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'51, BCE '52—David S. Taylor of Charleston, WV, July 12, 2008; construction company owner; veteran; active in religious and alumni affairs. Seal & Serpent.

'52 BME—Col. Arthur O. Beer of Peoria, IL, March 30, 2005; manager of test engineering, Wabco/Komatsu; veteran; active in community and religious affairs. Theta Xi.

'52 BA—John W. Bond of North Adams, MA, May 8, 2008; managed Kimbell Securities Corp.; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Sigma Chi.

'52—John B. Brown of Smyrna, DE; July 7, 2006; worked at DuPont.

'52, BArch '53—Harrison P. Efferth of Westlake, OH, August 18, 2008; architect; Cleveland city planner; Christian Science teacher; active in religious affairs. Sigma Phi.

'52 BA—Elaine Simonhoff Ehrenkranz of Plantation, FL, May 24, 2008; painter; collector of Japanese lacquer.

'52 MBA—Eugene F. Hannon of Binghamton, NY, July 15, 2008; retired business executive.

'52 BS Ag—Hubert G. Hill of Pittsford, NY, January 4, 2008; VP of operations, Curtice Burns Inc.; lobbyist, Associated NYS Food Processors; active in alumni affairs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

'52 BS Nurs—Betty-Lou Dobson Norris of Port Jefferson, NY, August 7, 2008.

'52 BS HE—Rayma Kale Prince of Oradell, NJ, July 10, 2008; writer/editor, Medical Center News. Alpha Epsilon Phi.

'52 DVM—James R. Rooney II of Chestertown, MD, September 5, 2008; veterinarian; professor emeritus, U. of Kentucky; director, Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center; author; active in professional affairs.

'52 BA—Alain Silvera of Bryn Mawr, PA, July 8, 2008; professor emeritus of history, Bryn Mawr College; veteran.

'52, BME '54—H. Stacy Smith Jr. of Essexville, MI, August 7, 2008; owner, Entek Corp.; associate scientist, Dow Chemical; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Phi Delta Theta.

'52 BA, PhD '58—Donald F. Solá of Trumansburg, NY, July 29, 2008; professor of linguistics, Cornell U.; director, Quechua language program and Cornell/San Marcos Project; founder, Interamerican Program for Linguistics and Language Teaching; developed language teaching software; worked for the New York Herald Tribune; veteran; active in community and professional affairs.

'52 BME—Otto E. Votapka of Vestal, NY, April 20, 2008.

'52 BS Hotel—Gordon C. Williams of Dayton, OH, July 20, 2008; senior VP of corporate administration, Miami Valley Hospital; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, and alumni affairs. Alpha Delta Phi.

'52 BS Ag, DVM '56—Robert V. Williams of South Glens Falls, NY, July 1, 2008; veterinarian; active in community affairs. Alpha Psi.

'53 BA—John P. Bartholomew of Lake City, MN, formerly of Garden City, KS, July 12, 2008; Episcopal priest; dean emeritus, St. Mark's Cathedral, Hastings, NE; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs. Sigma Alpha Epsilon.

'53 DVM—Robert L. Chandler of Petaluma, CA, October 31, 2005; veterinarian; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'53—Keizo Furuta of Nishinomiya, Japan, August 5, 2006; former governor, Rotary Int'l District 2660.

'53 BS Ag, DVM '57—Harry L. Gray Jr. of Wilmington, DE, July 21, 2008; veterinarian; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'53 DVM—Warren W. Mead Jr. of Vestal, NY, July 21, 2008; veterinarian; active in professional and religious affairs. Alpha Psi.

'53 BS HE—Diana Caulum Mentzer of The Villages, FL, July 12, 2008; home economist, U. of Massachusetts Cooperative Extension Service; active in religious affairs. Kappa Delta.

'54 BS Ag, DVM '57—Forrest H. Davis of Granby, CT, August 21, 2008; veterinarian; active in community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Alpha Zeta.

'54 BA—Gordon Feltman of Bedford, MA, January 29, 2008. Watermargin.

'54 BS Ag—William O. Hurtubise of Unadilla, NY, February 16, 2008; loan officer, Farm Credit Service; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'54—David B. Mann of Leland, MI, formerly of Chicago, IL, November 3, 2004; retired production control manager, R. R. Donnelley & Sons; veteran; active in civic, community, and religious affairs. Kappa Alpha.

'54 PhD—John G. McEntyre of Laguna Woods, CA, July 23, 2008; professor emeritus of land surveying, Purdue U.; also taught at Kansas State U. and Kabul U.; veteran; author; active in professional affairs.

'54, BEE '55—Leonard A. Mende of Boca Raton, FL, May 20, 2004; electrical engineer; attorney; telecommunications executive; musician. Sigma Alpha Mu.

'54, BME '55—Capt. Robert M. Morrison of Kailua, HI, August 18, 2008; retired Naval officer; active in alumni affairs. Delta Tau Delta.

'54—Samuel H. Peyer of Kingston, NY, May 25, 2008; floral designer.

'54 BS HE—Carolyn Stapf Shull of Villanova, PA, August 3, 2008. Delta Gamma.

'54 MD—John R. Slattery of Norwood, NJ, July 19, 2008; associate chief of surgery, St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center.

'55 BS Hotel—Hans E. Dahl of Sarasota, FL, July 3, 2008; director of development, Easton Hospital and Amsterdam Memorial Hospital; development officer, Lafayette College;
veteran;

active in civic, community, and professional affairs. Alpha Tau Omega.

'55 BS Ag—Peter L. Huntington of Cooperstown, NY, June 28, 2008; dairy farmer; founder, Cooperstown Holstein Corp.; insurance salesman; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Alpha Gamma Rho.

'55-57 SP Ag—John M. Miller of Horseshoe Bend, AR, July 17, 2008; golf course superintendent, City of Little Rock; real estate broker; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'55 PhD—Trude Nygren of East Lansing, MI, September 10, 2007; professor of human ecology, Michigan State U.; active in professional affairs.

'55 BS Ag—Benjamin M. Pulling Jr. of Mount Juliet, TN, July 13, 2008. Chi Phi.

'55, BS Ag '56—Lt. Col. David K. Rogers of Alexandria, VA, July 5, 2008; retired, US Army; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'55 BS Nurs—Joyce Takaki Sasaki of Acampo, CA, July 15, 2008; co-owner, Sak's TV & Home Furnishings.

'55, BEP '59—Gordon L. Smith of Poughkeepsie, NY, March 18, 2008; IBM engineer; veteran; active in community, professional, and religious affairs.

'56 BS Ag—Benjamin O. Akinbode of Abeokuta, Nigeria, November 15, 2005; assistant director, Inst. of Agriculture Research and Training, Nigerian Ministry of Agriculture and Nat'l Resources; project manager, Ogun State Cocoa Development Unit; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'56—William A. Patterson of St. Petersburg, FL, July 31, 2008; attorney; circuit judge; veteran; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'56 BS Hotel—John D. Seely Jr. of Atlanta, GA, and Naples, FL, March 11, 2008; accountant; active in community affairs.

'56 BS ILR—Thomas J. Shirhall of Arlington, VA, April 27, 2008. Alpha Tau Omega.

'56—James R. Sterling of Hermosa Beach, CA, January 22, 2008; president, Sterling Properties Services; active in alumni affairs.

'56 BS Ag—Thomas H. Straight of Cortland, NY, July 14, 2008; founder, Essex Steel; veteran; active in civic and community affairs.

'57 BA—Russell A. Bailey of Ft. Lauderdale, FL, July 6, 2008; purchasing manager, Public Service Electric & Gas; veteran; active in community affairs.

'57 BS Hotel, MBA '60—Archer B. des Cognets of Williamstown, MA, August 7, 2008; corporate development officer, United Asset Mgmt.; senior VP, Putnam Mgmt. Co.; also worked for Kidder Peabody; veteran; active in community and alumni affairs. Psi Upsilon. Wife, Carol (Treman) '60.

'57—Lois Lewis Nathan of Tiverton, RI, formerly of Mamaroneck, NY, July 29, 2008; marketing executive, Lucent Technologies.

'57 BS ILR—John P. O'Reilly of Webster, NY, April 8, 2008.

'57 DVM—Alvin F. Schwartz of Rye, NH, June 21, 2008; veterinarian.

'57 BS Hotel—Thelma Hammond Uhlinger of Loveland, CO, March 23, 2008.

'58 DVM—Louis V. L. Bowers of Bridgewater, NJ, September 21, 2008; veterinarian; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'58, B Chem E '59—Harvey L. Fein of Alexandria, VA, June 4, 2008; retired chemical engineer; active in professional affairs. Alpha Epsilon Pi.

'58 BA—John G. Guillemont of Boston, MA, July 29, 2008; pathologist; active in community and alumni affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'58, BME '60—Richard A. Haines of Stockton, CA, July 19, 2008; developer; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'58 JD—Stanley E. Michels of New York City, August 1, 2008; former New York Cit councilman; attorney; sponsor, Clean Indoor Air Act; legal counsel, NYS Dept. of Taxation and Finance; veteran; active in civic and professional affairs.

'58 DVM—Arnold Remson of Pennsburg, PA, April 17, 2008; veterinarian. Alpha Phi Omega.

'58 BA—Sandra Gibbs Youngberg of Venice, FL, May 6, 2008; administrative asst., Public Works Dept., City of Venice, FL; worked for the City of Miami; worked at Martin-Norair in the Titan Missile Project.

'59 BA, MBA '61—Arthur H. Hemker Jr. of Arlington, TX, September 14, 2007; owner, Eagle Plastics; active in community affairs. Sigma Nu.

'59, BA '60—Irwin E. Kaplan of New York City, July 26, 2008; founding partner, Datronics; investor; active in community affairs. Zeta Beta Tau. Wife, Marion (Schneider) '60.

'59 BA—John S. Rutledge of Roswell, GA, June 18, 2008; worked in the steel industry; active in alumni affairs. Chi Phi.

'59 BS Ag—Keith N. Stephenson of Miramar, FL, June 29, 2008.

'59, BEE '60, MEE '62, MBA '64—Ernest W. Von Borstel of Spencer, NY, July 12, 2008; worked for General Electric, Wilson Synchrotron Lab, TC3, and Cornell U.; active in civic, community, and religious affairs. Pi Kappa Alpha.

'59 BS Ag—Ronald C. Wade of Fitchburg, WI, October 18, 2007; retired VP/general manager, Taylor Creek Nursery/AES (prairie restoration companies); former president, Forway Industries. Phi Gamma Delta. Wife, Priscilla (Mathiasen) '60.

'60 BA—Linda Lustigman Brown of Briarwood, NY, April 5, 2008; administrative assistant.

'60 DVM—Allan C. Chamberlain of Wyoming, NY, June 14, 2008; veterinarian; active in alumni affairs. Alpha Psi.

'60 MD—Capt. John F. Dwyer of New York City, June 23, 2008; physician; veteran.

'60 PhD—Ernest H. Hofer of Sunderland, MA, and Brighton, England, July 15, 2008; professor of English and associate dean of humanities and fine arts, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst; administrator, U. of Maryland overseas program; advertising executive; active in community and professional affairs.

'60, BS Ag '62—Daniel L. Jeffers Jr. of Shreve, OH, November 8, 2007; expert in soybean physiology; research agronomist, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center; active in community and religious affairs. Alpha Phi Omega. Wife, Barbara (Ricciardi) '61.

'60 MS Ag—William J. Monahan Jr. of St. Louis, MO, August 5, 2008; professor of sociology and criminal justice, and co-founder, Latin American studies, St. Louis U.; taught at Catholic U., Chile; staff sociologist, Maryknoll Fathers; active in civic, community, professional, and religious affairs.

'60 MA, PhD '63—Deliar Noer of Jakarta, Indonesia, June 18, 2008; professor of politics, Jakarta State U.; author.

'60 BA—Robert C. Shepard of Williamston, MI, August 9, 2008; rheumatologist; professor, Michigan State U.; veteran; active in community and professional affairs. Kappa Sigma.

'61 MS—Esther R. Hart of Washington, PA, July 12, 2008; home economist; active in professional and religious affairs.

'61 MD—Brack G. Hattler Jr. of Pittsburgh, PA, July 31, 2008; lung transplant surgeon; chair of cardiothoracic transplantation and professor of surgery, U. of Pittsburgh Medical Center; director, medical devices and artifici
al organs research program, McGowan Inst. for Regenerative Medicine; co-developed the Hattler Catheter; assoc. professor of surgery, U. of Arizona; chief, Organ Transplant Services, Walter Reed Army Medical Center; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'61—Charles B. Mabry Jr. of Atlantic Beach, FL, October 18, 2003; orthopedic surgery; veteran; partner, Jacksonville Express World Football League team; active in professional affairs.

'61 BA—Donald L. Sayer of Port St. Lucie, FL, May 4, 2008. Chi Phi.

'62 BS Ag—J. Nevin Isenberg of Burton, TX, July 29, 2008; expert on pediatric cystic fibrosis and liver disease; medical director, Brenham State School; professor and division chief,  U. of Texas Medical Branch; active in professional affairs. Delta Chi.

'62 BS Hotel—Frederick A. Slaugh of Washington, DC, June 26, 2008; retired financial analyst, US Maritime Administration; active in community and religious affairs.

'62 BS Ag, PhD '73—Alan Woolf of Carbondale, IL, April 12, 2004; zoology professor and director, Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory, Southern Illinois U., Carbondale; active in professional affairs.

'63 B Chem E—Samuel D. Harkness of McMurray, PA, December 13, 2007; pioneer in materials science for nuclear energy applications; active in community and professional affairs. Phi Gamma Delta.

'63 MD Ag, PhD '66—Richard P. Murrmann of Beckley, WV, July 19, 2008; agricultural administrator, Southern Plains Area USDA.

'63 BA—Larry I. Peterman of Davis, CA, July 21, 2008; professor of political science, UC Davis. Sigma Alpha Mu.

'63 BS Hotel—Jongwhan Rim of Germantown, TN, April 28, 2007; president and general manager, Summit Club; restaurateur; hotelier. Delta Kappa Epsilon.

'63, BEP '64—John J. Woods of West Columbia, SC, June 21, 2008; active in religious affairs. Pi Kappa Alpha.

'64 MS HE—Lt. Col. Helen R. Stafford of Lawton, OK, July 7, 2008; retired veteran; dietitian; active in community and religious affairs.

'64 MCE—Peter S. Westine of Washington Township, PA, formerly of San Antonio, TX, June 27, 2008; expert on munitions and blast phenomena; worked for Southwest Research Inst. and Alcoa's Technical Center; author; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'64, BS Ag '65—Dean A. Winkelblech of Southlake, TX, June 18, 2008; president, Dallas-Fort Worth division, Kroger Food Stores; VP, Purity Food Services. Alpha Gamma Rho.

'65 BS Ag—Neil B. Varian of San Francisco, CA, April 15, 2008; pharmacist's assistant, V.A. Hospital; civil rights worker.

'66 PhD—Charles W. Cameron of Pittsboro, NC, July 24, 2008; retired university professor.

'67 BS Hotel—William N. Carroll of Old Greenwich, CT, May 4, 2008; attorney; veteran; restaurateur; active in civic, community, and religious affairs.

'67 PhD—Donald L. Michelsen of Blacksburg, VA, July 23, 2008; professor of chemical engineering, Virginia Tech; also worked for Dow Chemical; active in community and religious affairs.

'67 BS ORIE—R. Kent Norton of Orange, CA, March 4, 2008; retired production control executive; president, California Lacrosse Assn. Sigma Nu.

'67 JD—Thomas F. Pasqua Jr. of Fayetteville, NY, July 12, 2008; attorney; veteran; active in community affairs.

'68 PhD—Peter Bullock of Luton, England, April 5, 2008; soil scientist and expert on land degradation; emeritus professor of land resource mgmt., Cranfield U.; director, Soil Service of England and Wales and the Soil Survey and Land Research Centre; shared in the Nobel Peace Prize as a part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change; author; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'68, BME '69—Henry L. Gompf of Dallas, TX, July 5, 2008; attorney; expert in corporate bankruptcy law; also worked for the Public Health Service and the EPA; active in professional, religious, and alumni affairs. Phi Gamma Delta.

'68 PhD—Ray W. Nightingale of Bethesda, MD, May 31, 2008; retired agricultural economist, US Dept. of Agriculture; professor of economics, American U. of Beirut; veteran.

'68—Robert E. Smith of Wallingford, CT, November 19, 2005; owner, Rolling Meadow Landscaping; mortgage banker, GMAC Mortgage Corp.; ski instructor; veteran; active in religious affairs. Lambda Chi Alpha.

'69 BS Hotel—Wesley N. Pollock of Sunrise, FL, May 28, 2008.

'69 B Chem E, MBA '71—Walter J. Tusinski of Oxnard, CA, April 7, 2008; active in alumni affairs. Beta Theta Pi.

'71 DVM—Charles H. Baldwin Jr. of Sarasota, FL, July 14, 2008; veterinarian; raised German shorthaired pointers; judge, American Kennel Club Dog Show; veteran; active in civic, community, professional, religious, and alumni affairs.

'71 BS Ag, MBA '73—J. Raymond Curtin of Fayetteville, NY, July 21, 2008; president and CEO, Empire Federal Credit Union; professor of finance, SUNY Oswego; former executive at Onbank, Merchants Bank, Agway, and Price Waterhouse; active in community, professional, and religious affairs. Wife, Patricia (Resig) '73, MBA '74.

'71 BS—Charles D. Klahr III of North East, PA, October 25, 2007; president/CEO, Erie Energy Products; active in community affairs. Phi Delta Theta.

'71—Joseph A. Netto Jr. of Las Vegas, NV, formerly of Gouverneur, NY, November 11, 2007; supermarket manager.

'71 BS Ag—Bruce L. Reichmann of Callicoon, NY, May 1, 2008; dairy farmer; active in community and religious affairs.

'71 BA—Gail M. Schwartz of Merion Station, PA, June 19, 2008; psychologist; former director, adolescent services, Charter Fairmount Behavioral; asst. professor, Medical College of Pennsylvania; active in community affairs.

'72 BS ILR, MPA '73—Samuel Alemayehu of Haderslev, Denmark, December 29, 2005; labor organizer, Confederation of Ethiopian Labor Unions; human rights activist; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'72, BArch '73—L. Michael Goldsmith of Montclair, NJ, July 23, 2008; owner, Ludwig Michael Goldsmith architectural firm; veteran; active in community, professional, and alumni affairs.

'72 BA—Michael B. Klein of Silver Spring, MD, October 21, 2007; president, Metropolitan Engineering.

'73 GR—Alice Miller Beckman of Westfield, NY, August 30, 2003; registered nurse; health education coordinator, Chautauqua County BOCES; worked with Appalachian Community Satellite Network; real estate broker; active in community and religious affairs.

'74 BME—Raymond R. Marsh Jr. of Ithaca, NY, June 30, 2008; mechanical engineer; active in community affairs.

'74 BCE, MCE '76—William A. Wood of Youngstown, OH, May 27, 2008; professor and director, School of Technology, Youngstown State U.; active in community and religious affairs. Sigma Alpha Mu.

'76 BS ILR—Matthew A. Nozzolio of Meriden, CT, August 2, 2008; community affairs asst., Metropolitan District Commission; newspaperman; musician; active in civic affairs. Sigma Phi.

'76 MArch—Jeffrey M. Solondz of Cherry Hill, NJ, July 20, 2008; architect; active in professional affairs.

'77 BS ILR—Stephen E. Marsland of San Bruno, CA, August 18, 2008; senior partner, McLaughlin Consulting Group; VP, Raychem; division mgr., Tru Vue; author; active in civic and professional affairs.

'78 BS Nurs—Mary Frances Herbermann of Spring Lake, NJ, July 10, 2008; director of home care, Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center; also worked at Johns Hopkins Medical Center; US State Dept. medical delegate to China; active in professional affairs.

'78 BS Ag—Allen H. Houghton of Lacona, NY, May 21, 2008; owner/operator, Houghton Farm Supply; active in professional affairs. Alpha Gamma Rho.

'78 MPS—R. Geoffrey Kirkland of Charlotte, NC, August 17, 2008; int'l liaison, Horwath Int'l Hotel Tourism & Leisure Group.

'78 BS Ag—James J. Ryan of Spring Lake, MI, September 16, 2006; physician. Alpha Zeta.

'78 MBA—Douglas J. Wood of Greensburg, PA, March 30, 2008; president, D. Wood Holdings.

'79 MS Ag—James A. Caron of Washington, DC, July 18, 2008; economist and associate deputy administrator for Transportation Svcs., USDA; veteran; active in civic and professional affairs.

'79 BS ILR—Ann Carter Flynn of Grand Junction, CO, March 21, 2008; int'l representative, Office and Professional Employees' Union; active in civic, community, and professional affairs.

'79 BS Ag—Judson D. Marlatt of Stratham, NH, August 20, 2008; director of operations, Lindt & Sprungli.

'80 PhD—Kevin S. Haraki of Suffern, NY, January 24, 2008; retired principal research scientist, Wyeth Research.

'81 BA—Melissa Rosse Dobbyn of New Canaan, CT, July 8, 2008; attorney; active in community affairs. Sigma Delta Tau.

'83 MA, PhD '88—Ronald N. Bukoff of Shreveport, LA, July 8, 2008; associate professor of music and director, Hurley School of Music, Centenary College; musician; composer; active in community and professional affairs.

'84 MD—Caryn M. Nesbitt of Mystic, CT, August 2, 2008; internist, William W. Backus Hospital. Husband, Prior L. Parker, MD '83.

'85 MBA—Eugene L. Gudelis of Lockport, NY, June 26, 2008; asst. VP, S. C. Parker Co.

'86 BEE—James H. Gallagher of Havertown, PA, June 2, 2008; physician assistant. Sigma Nu.

'86—Erik A. Saltzgaber of Sherman Oaks, CA, June 10, 2008; writer; producer; VP for int'l sales; active in community affairs. Kappa Alpha.

'93 BS ILR—Gregory J. Bartus of Rochester, NY, July 16, 2008; attorney, Monroe County Conflict Defenders Office.

'93 BA—Eric L. Ehrenberg of Washington, DC, August 11, 2008; attorney, US Dept. of Labor.

'97 BS Ag—Raymond L. Gainer of Wallingford, VT, January 19, 2008.

'98 BS ORIE—Frank A. Sinicola of Rye, NY, September 13, 2007; management consultant; entrepreneur; active in alumni affairs.

'04 DVM—Kim J. Watts of Norfolk, VA, July 25, 2008; veterinarian.

'05 BA—Jordan E. A. Nadler of Austin, TX, June 17, 2008; graduate student in public policy and Near Eastern studies; elementary school teacher, Teach for America.

'07 MBA—Clay K. Ching of San Francisco, CA, July 22, 2008; analyst, Standard & Poor's.

'08, BS Hotel '07—Carlene Chua Tan of Vallejo, CA, August 19, 2008.

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