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In Memoriam

vincent bolandVincent Michael Boland, MA ’01, was in the north tower of the World Trade Center, working for Marsh & McClennan on the 97th floor. He was 25. A native of Ringwood, N.J., he received his bachelor’s degree from New York University in 1998 and his master’s in June 2001 from the School of Education’s learning, design and technology program. Remembered by a classmate for his “irrepressible sense of humor,” he had worked developing technology solutions for the financial services company for only two months. Survivors include his mother, Joyce; his brother, Gregory; and his sister, Erin.

ulf ericksonUlf Ramm Erickson, ’48, MS ’49, was in the north tower of the World Trade Center when it collapsed. He was 79. A civil engineer for Raytheon, he worked on the 91st floor. Over the course of his career, he managed design and construction jobs in Guatemala, Venezuela, Indonesia, Japan, Australia and the Philippines. He and his wife, Helen, were married in 1953 and had lived for the past 30 years in Greenwich, Conn. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Catherine.

waleed iskandarWaleed Joseph Iskandar, ’88, MS ’89, was onboard American Airlines Flight 11, which hit the World Trade Center. He was 34. A business strategy consultant for Monitor Group, Iskandar lived in London. Born in Beirut, he came to the United States in 1984 to attend Stanford. Survivors include his parents, Joseph and Samia; his sister, May Marconet; his brother, Sany, ms ’85; and his fiancée, Nicolette Cavaleros.

bryan jackBryan Creed Jack, MBA ’78, was a passenger on American Airlines Flight 77, which crashed into the Pentagon—where he had worked for 23 years. He was 48. Described by a colleague as a gifted mathematician, Jack was a budget analyst in the Defense Department’s programming and fiscal economics division. A native of Texas, he earned his undergraduate degree at Caltech. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Rachko; his parents; and his brother, Terry.

naomi solomonNaomi Leah Solomon, ’70, MA ’71, was attending a conference at the Windows on the World restaurant in the north tower of the World Trade Center when American Airlines Flight 11 hit the building. She was 52. Solomon was vice president of business development at San Francisco-based Callixa and worked at the software company’s New York office. A valedictorian at Gunn High School in Palo Alto and an accomplished pianist, she grew up on Stanford’s campus. Her father, Herbert, PhD ’50, is a professor emeritus of statistics. In addition to her father, survivors include her mother, Lottie; and two brothers, Mark, ’75, and Jed, ’77.

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