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Bernard I. Lewis, of Palo Alto, January 21, at 94. Born in Canada, he earned undergraduate and medical degrees from Queen's U. and served in the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during World War II. He was a professor of medicine at the U. of Iowa before joining the Palo Alto Medical Clinic and the clinical faculty of the department of internal medicine at Stanford in 1956. He was the principal investigator of research studies in atherosclerosis and prevention of cardiovascular disease at the Palo Alto Medical Research Foundation, and he published more than 70 articles and book chapters. He was predeceased by his wife of 37 years, Barbara. Survivors: his wife of 25 years, Marina; his children, Douglas and Richard; and two grandsons.

David Waine Smith, of Sacramento, December 7, at 58, of brain cancer. A native of New Zealand, he moved to California to complete his residency and neonatology fellowship at Stanford, where he worked as an associate professor of pediatrics. He practiced for 14 years and helped set up the pediatric ICU at Stanford. In 1991 he became the medical director of the pediatric intensive care unit at Sutter Children's Center. He was an avid alpine skier and ski racer and also enjoyed windsurfing, hiking, swimming, singing and playing the guitar. Survivors: his wife, Lauriane Tondow; his children, Tim, Becca and Stephanie; his father, Allan; and two brothers.

1930s

Charlotte Gibner Train, '35 (political science), of San Mateo, February 10, at 96, after a short illness. She was a member of Pi Phi and Cap and Gown. After graduation she married a career Army officer and traveled widely throughout her life. She was an accomplished horsewoman as well as a golfer and skier. She was known for her quick wit, grace and beauty, and she made friends wherever she went. She was predeceased by her husband of more than 70 years, Bill, and her son Bill III. Survivors: her children, Bruce, '62, and Leslie; and one grandson.

Ann Louise Dunn, '36 (psychology), of San Francisco, March 22, at 97. She earned a degree in nursing and joined the Army, serving in World War II and the Korean War. She achieved the rank of major and eventually became a nurse anesthetist. She also worked at San Francisco General Hospital for 25 years until retiring. She enjoyed tennis, and she was beloved by her numerous nephews and nieces.

Jean Reynolds Drewes, '39 (history), of Piedmont, Calif., March 5, after a brief illness. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. She was a member of many organizations, including the Claremont Country Club, the Piedmont Garden Club and Piedmont Community Church. She enjoyed summers at Lake Tahoe and trips to Laguna Beach, and she was known for her optimism and enthusiasm. She was predeceased by her husband of more than 60 years, Fred, '39. Survivors: her children, Bonnie Drewes Stehr, Michael, John and Douglas; five grandchildren, including Michael Stehr, '91; five great-grandchildren; and a brother, Jack Reynolds, '44, MBA '48.

Sidney Gutterman, '39 (economics), MBA '41, of Palo Alto, February 26, at 93. He was the owner of Sydney's Interiors at the Stanford Shopping Center. Son of the founders of Congregation Beth Jacob in Redwood City, he was the longest surviving member of the congregation and served as the temple president. He played tennis until he was 85 and enjoyed playing poker with friends until the last week of his life. He was predeceased by his first wife, Devera. Survivors: his wife, Anne; his children, Ann Mitchell, Clifford and Mimi; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Milton Fred Heller Jr., '39 (economics), of Stowe, Vt., December 22, at 92. He was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He served in the Navy during World War II and enjoyed a long career as a management consultant with Cresap, McCormick and Paget (now Towers Watson). He also published The Presidents' Doctor and was an active member of the Episcopal Church. His interests included beekeeping, genealogy, travel and volunteering at the local Food Share. He was predeceased by his first wife, Suzanne (Boone, '41), and his second wife, Marion. Survivors: his children, Elizabeth Fowle, Suzanne Brown, Milton, Mary Taggart and Joel; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

1940s

John Edwin "Ed" Arnold, '40 (English), of Medford, Ore., February 18, at 91. He worked for California Oregon Broadcasting from 1946 to 1979, starting at KIEM and later becoming president and general manager of KAGI Radio. He served on the Josephine County Library board and was a Grants Pass city councilman in the 1970s. He and his wife traveled to more than 40 countries and made annual trips to Kauai, Hawaii. He was predeceased by his wife of almost 70 years, Dorothy, and his son Steven. Survivors: his children, Jed and George; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Frederick Wright Kimball, '40 (economics), MBA '42, of Bellevue, Wash., March 4, at 92. He was first violinist with the Stanford symphony orchestra. He served in the Navy and the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II, and he enjoyed a successful business career with companies including Puget Sound Power and Light, Heath Tecna and Japan Airlines. He was an avid fisherman, a certified ski instructor, a scuba diver and a private pilot. Survivors: his wife of 65 years, Alice (James, '40); his children, Frederick, '71, Anne Marie, '72, Leslie Kimball Farris and Joan, '76; 14 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister, Mary Tappan Locke, '47.

Edmund Wright Pugh Jr., '41 (economics), of Rye, N.Y., February 6, at 91. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was the assistant dean of the Harvard Business School and then joined Coca-Cola, becoming its treasurer and chief financial officer. He later served as the CFO of numerous companies, including Lever Brothers and Avon. He enjoyed golf, skiing, tennis and squash, and he had season tickets for the opera and symphony. He received a 20-year service pin and a Governors' Award from Stanford Associates. He was predeceased by his son Edmund III. Survivors: his wife of 65 years, Patricia; his children, David, '70, James and Elizabeth, '76; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a brother, John, '43.

Nancy Hood, '42 (French), of Palo Alto, January 13, at 90. After graduation she began a 20-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service with posts in Washington, D.C., and Europe. After retiring, she returned to California and became involved with the Woodside Village Church and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park. She also devoted many hours to volunteering with the Alzheimer's Association of Northern California.

Joseph E. Davis Jr., '43 (general engineering), of Claremont, Calif., February 6, at 89, of atrial fibrillation and hypertension. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and the tennis team. He owned Davis Lumber Co. in Pasadena and was also a builder (The Davis Co.) of single-family residences, commercial investment properties and apartment complexes. He was known for his sense of humor. He was predeceased by his wife, Lorrain. Survivors: his children, Joseph III and Scott; and four grandchildren.

Barbara Gastil Purdy, '43 (graphic arts), of Tiburon, Calif., February 24. She was a member of Cap and Gown. She worked as a jig and fixture designer for Douglas Aircraft during World War II before moving to Appleton, Wis., her husband's hometown. She was an active member of the Episcopal Church wherever she lived, teaching Sunday school for many years and initiating a series of marionette shows for children. She loved art and enjoyed painting as well as landscape design. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Bruce. Survivors: her children, Barbara Purdy Wright, '68, MA '69, Katharine Purdy Herbert, '72, Tom, Gray and Steve; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Paul Ames "Pat" Taylor, '44 (economics), of Sacramento, January 2, at 87. He was a member of Sigma Chi, the basketball team and the track and field team. He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II. He had a 48-year career in the food processing business, working for Borden Co. and Pacific Coast Producers. He was a member of Stanford Friends of Track, the Stanford Buck Club, the Del Paso Country Club and the Rotary Club. Survivors: his wife, Joan (Kibbey, '44); his children, Christopher and Robert; and three grandchildren.

Natalie Ledyard Towle Andri, '45, of Ridgecrest, Calif., February 26, at 87. She was a member of the fencing team. During World War II, she worked as a cryptologist for the government and then became the first female disc jockey in the Washington, D.C., area. Later she worked for the Public Broadcasting System, and after retiring she moved to Ridgecrest. Survivors: her children, David and Bruce; and a granddaughter.

Borah Revillon Hansen, '46 (undergraduate law), JD '48, of Inverness, Calif., February 2, at 86. He practiced family law in San Francisco and was a member of the State Bar of California for more than 50 years. He was predeceased by his daughter Michelle. Survivors: his children, Peter, Trygve, Jackie Cardwell and Michael; three grandchildren; and a sister, Morella, '44.

Louis Brown Fleming, '47 (social science/social thought), of Pasadena, Calif., March 27, at 85, after a brief illness. He served in the Navy during World War II, returned to graduate from Stanford and then began his newspaper career. He joined the Los Angeles Times in 1960 and became one of their first foreign correspondents, establishing bureaus for the paper at the United Nations and in Rome. After retiring, he co-authored Children of the Atomic Bomb: An American Physician's Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima and the Marshall Islands. He volunteered at a hospice and with Union Station Homeless Services. Survivors: his wife of 63 years, Jean; his children, Mary Kowalski, Leni, Sarah and Louis Jr.; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and his twin brother, John, '43, MBA '48.

Sonya Shafer Kieran, '47 (humanities), of Moraga, Calif., March 13. She attended the Anna Head School in Berkeley. She moved to Moraga in 1972 and dedicated her life to her family. Survivors: her husband of 38 years, James; her children, Guy, Gary, Kathy and Cris Mansfield; five stepchildren; 10 step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Helene Loomis, '49.

Charles William Bird, '48 (biological sciences), of Tiburon, Calif., January 9, at 87. He was a member of Theta Xi. He served in World War II and then had a successful career as a stockbroker in San Francisco. He enjoyed time with his family, fishing and playing the saxophone. He was predeceased by his son Jimmy. Survivors: his wife of 51 years, Isabelle; his children, Marianne, Chuck and Steven; three grandchildren; and a sister.

Harmon Ray Taber, '48 (geology), of Davis, Calif., February 20, at 84. He was a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda. He served in the Navy and then had a long career in civil engineering, including work for the Bridge Department at the California Division of Highways and Taber Consultants. He was a founder and past president of AEG, an international association of engineering geologists. He enjoyed travel and served as president of the Kiwanis Club of Davis. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty Jean. Survivors: his children, Harmon, Andrew, Frank and Stephen; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Jack Francis Andersen, '49 (electrical engineering), of Granite Bay, Calif., January 6, at 87, of lung cancer. He served in the Marines during World War II. He worked as an engineer for Schlumberger Well Logging Services for 37 years. After retiring in 1986, he pursued his passion for stock trading and investments and traveled internationally. He was known for his dedication to his family and driving skills. Survivors: his wife, Jewel (Peniwell, '48, MA '51); his children, Ruth Larsen, Gay Castaneda, Norman, Dana, Martha Cunningham, Penny Miller, Lisa Iscovich and Ariel Bowers; 13 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

Harriette Madeleine Burke Beardsley, '49, of Belvedere Tiburon, Calif., February 22, at 83. She worked for the United Way in San Francisco and later pursued a career in real estate. She enjoyed traveling the world, gardening and art performances. She received a five-year service pin from Stanford Associates. She was predeceased by her husband of more than 25 years, Clifford Benton. Survivors include her children, Burke and Michael, and a granddaughter.

Thomas Greeley Winter, '49 (electrical engineering), of Tulsa, Okla., February 20, at 83, after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi. He served in the Navy and later received a PhD in applied physics from Catholic U. He taught physics at OSU for 10 years, then joined the faculty at Tulsa U. as chair of the physics department. He was a member of Christ the King and the Tulsa Tennis Club. Survivors: his wife of 49 years, Josephine; his children, Thomas, Frank, William and Clare; and six grandchildren.

1950s

Harold R. "Hal" Hollister, '50 (economics), of Leawood, Kan., March 12, at 87, following a stroke. He served in the Army in World War II, and after graduation he began his career in banking at First National Bank of Oregon. In 1953 he joined the investment banking department of UMB, where he remained for 57 years and was executive vice president at the time of his death. He often lectured at seminars and was on the teaching faculty at several banking schools. He was passionate about the arts, and he enjoyed golf and writing toasts and poems for friends and family. Survivors: his wife, Jeanne; his children, Marty Thomas, Sidney Hollister-Booker and Bart; four grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter.

James Richard "Jim" Mason, '50, MA '51 (education), of San Carlos, Calif., February 21, at 83, following a long illness. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta and the baseball team. He served in the Navy during World War II. He began his teaching and coaching career at Carlmont High School in Belmont and went on to work for the Sequoia Union High School District for 31 years. He volunteered with the Legion of Mary for nine years and enjoyed fishing, hiking and camping. Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Barbara; his children, Theresa Esteban, Marilyn Richter, Karen Kacaba and Donna Mukerji; and a brother.

Robert Dean Quinn, '50 (biological sciences), of Del Ray Oaks, Calif., and Sun City West, Ariz., March 4, at 84, of heart failure. He served in the Army during World War II and received his medical degree from Cornell. He was in private practice in Hollister, Calif., for 42 years. In his retirement, he enjoyed square dancing and playing bridge. Survivors: his wife of 13 years, Laura; his children, Judy Cardwell, Craig, Gail Quinn Jorgensen and Brian; his stepchildren, Susan Trope, Mark Phillips, Betsy Bare and Scott Phillips; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters; and two brothers.

George Cross Ball, '51, MA '52 (art), of Paris, October 30, at 81, of lung cancer. He served in the Army and then moved to Paris, where he painted, made prints and lived until his death. He studied and taught briefly at the Atelier 17, and his work is included in the collections of the Achenbach Foundation for the Graphic Arts in San Francisco, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Victoria and Albert Museum, and the Musée d'Art Moderne and Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. He enjoyed spending summers in the French countryside.

Beverly June "BJ" Baker Deatherage, '51, of Scottsdale, Ariz., November 29, at 81. After attending Stanford, she earned a degree in dental hygiene from the U. of Minnesota. She loved reading, gardening and spending time with her family, and she had a great sense of humor. Survivors: her children, David, Jo Roberts and Lea Kiraly; six grandchildren; and a brother.

Dean Atherton "Appy" Eyre Jr., '51 (anthropology), of Honolulu, February 9, at 81. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi and the equestrian team, and he received a 30-year service pin from Stanford Associates. He served in the Army. A descendent of two longtime Western families, he attended the Thacher School in Ojai, Calif. He worked as a trust officer at Hawaiian Trust Co. Survivors: his wife of 54 years, Bonnie; his children, Dean III, '80, and Thyrza; and a sister.

Maryanne Tefft Force, '51, MA '52 (sociology), of Honolulu, at 80. She and her husband published several books and catalogues about museum histories and art collections, including The Heye and the Mighty, as well as field studies of the Pacific Islands. For the past 10 years she worked on a historical account of the voyages of Captain William Trotter. She was predeceased by her husband, Roland, '50, MA '51, PhD '58. Survivors include her companion, Albert Smith.

Cynthia Holcomb Hall, '51 (undergraduate law), JD '54, of Pasadena, Calif., February 26, at 82, after a long battle with cancer. She participated in the Daily and the Chaparral. She was a reservist in the Naval Judge Advocate General Corps and earned a tax degree from NYU. She worked for the Justice and Treasury Departments and in private practice before being appointed to the U.S. Tax Court. She was later named to the U.S. District Court and then to the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She was passionate about travel, photography and gardening, and she was known for the ornamental gardens she created at the Pasadena courthouse. Survivors: her children, Desma Holcomb and Harris Hall; four stepchildren; three grandchildren; and six stepgrandchildren.

Lajos Frederick "Fritz" Fenster, '53 (history), of Seattle, January 19, at 79. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta and the basketball team. He graduated from Harvard Medical School and enjoyed a long medical career, ultimately serving as head of the sub-section of hepatology at the Mason Clinic for more than 20 years. He also held numerous positions related to health-care quality and cost-effectiveness issues, including chair of the Practice Patterns Task Force at Virginia Mason, and he received many professional awards, including the James Tate Mason Award. Survivors include his niece.

William Lease "Bill" Gonser, '53 (social science/social thought), of Lafayette, Calif., January 19, at 79. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi and Beta Theta Pi. He served in the Army and then earned a degree from UC-Berkeley's Boalt School of Law. He was assistant attorney general in Sacramento before practicing in Berkeley, Walnut Creek and Lafayette. He was past president of the Orinda Country Club as well as the Lafayette School Board. He enjoyed games of chance, golf and travel. He was predeceased by his daughter, Barbara Gonser Bozzini. Survivors: his wife, Carol; his children, William and Robert; 13 grandchildren; and a brother.

Stephen Horn, '53, PhD '58 (political science), of Long Beach, Calif., February 17, at 79, from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was on the Daily staff and participated in student government and drama. He was president of Cal State-Long Beach from 1970 to 1988. He entered politics and was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives, where he served five terms. An active volunteer, he chaired a regional United Way campaign and was on the mayor's task force to save the Long Beach Symphony. He was a member of Stanford Associates. Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Nini (Moore, '53); his children, Marcia, '77, JD '80, and Steve Jr., '82; and a grandson.

Moore Michael Moran, '53, MA '57 (English), of Santa Rosa, Calif., February 27, at 79. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi. He won a National Poetry Book Award for his first full-length book, Firebreaks, and had recently published The Room Within. He loved reading, singing, sports and most of all his family. He was predeceased by his daughter Noel, '98. Survivors: his wife of 53 years, Pat; his children, Michele, Nicole, Michael and Mimi; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Duncan Page Stevens, '53 (economics), of Brunswick, Maine, February 15, at 79, following surgery. He was a member of Chi Psi. He served as a carrier pilot in the Navy and received many decorations. Later he managed office buildings in San Francisco and a shopping center in Iowa. Survivors include his wife, Doris.

Patty Lou "Palou" Churchill Eastabrooks, '54 (art), of Lanikai, Hawaii, March 6, at 78. Born in Maui, she lived in Asia for many years. Survivors: her husband, Sam; her children, Bo, Douglas, Dawn and Gail; seven grandchildren; and a sister.

James Arthur Murphy, '54 (undergraduate law), JD '56, of Edmonds, Wash., January 20, at 78. He was a member of Phi Gamma Delta and the water polo team. After passing both the California and Washington State bar exams, he joined what would become the law firm of Ogden Murphy Wallace. He was elected president of the Washington State Association of Broadcasters and also served as city attorney of Edmonds. He loved skiing and scuba diving, and he was an avid reader, a self-taught artist and a loyal Stanford fan. He was predeceased by his wife of 50 years, Janet, and his brother, Ronald, '53, JD '55. Survivors: his children, Ron, Terri Gietzen and Tamara Nelson; and nine grandchildren.

Ronald Harvey Newman, '55 (biological sciences), of Copperopolis, Calif., November 9, at 76. He was a member of Theta Xi and Army ROTC. He was an active reservist for 35 years and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He worked at Abbott Laboratories for 35-plus years and was also the bartender/manager of Rudy's Alpine Inn. He was a senior warden and vestry member at St. Francis Episcopal Church, and he enjoyed summer visits to Stanford Camp, Stanford Travel/Study trips, skiing and spending time at his second home at Lake Arrowhead. He received a 10-year service pin from Stanford Associates. Survivors: his wife, Valerie (Weiss, '56); his children, Pamela Stark, '85, and Ashley; and a grandson.

Karin B. Anderson, '56 (sociology), of San Francisco, March 15, at 76. She worked in advertising before obtaining her law degree. She practiced law in San Francisco and was a member of the California Bar Association, the Metropolitan Club and the San Francisco Garden Club. She loved urban life, traveling, sewing and her rooftop garden. Survivors include a sister.

Timothy Danforth Moore, '56 (electrical engineering), MBA '58, of Torrance, Calif., October 27, at 76. He was president of the junior class and a member of Theta Chi and the water polo team. He was vice president and national sales manager for Autonetics, and in the 1980s he changed careers and became an electrical general contractor. He worked on residential and commercial properties, and his passion was rewiring homes built in the early 20th century. He lived in Manhattan Beach for many years and loved the beach life. Survivors include his former wife, Louisa, and a brother.

Rose Fox Noll, '56 (social science/social thought), of San Francisco, February 26, at 76. After graduation she worked for Victor Gruen & Associates and Tetley Fawcett in Los Angeles, then moved to San Francisco in 1972 after a promotion. She volunteered with the Junior League and the Edgewood Center for Children and Families, and she chaired Bouquets to Art for the San Francisco Fine Arts Auxiliary. She also served on the board of the Heritage House. Her interests included needlepoint, watercolor, tennis, bridge and travel. Survivors include a sister.

Mack Eugene "Gene" Thompson, '56 (music), of Oceanside, Calif., August 9, 2010, of drowning precipitated by a previously undiagnosed heart episode. He was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi. He served in the Air Force and later taught music in junior and senior high schools. He also sang in and directed church choirs and sang with the Claremont Chorale for many years. He enjoyed golf, square dancing, bowling and tap and theater dance classes. Survivors: his wife, Valerie (Hamilton, '57); his children, Merrilee Hauser, Diana Zygutis, Alan and Randall; and eight grandchildren.

William Hull "Bill" Malkmus, '57 (civil engineering), of Woodside, February 27, at 76, of complications from pneumonia. He was president of Alpha Delta Phi. He served in the Marine Reserve and earned an MBA from Harvard. His business career included positions with Checchi and Co. and Dean Witter, and he later became CFO of Vivra. He was also a pioneer in the Oregon wine industry, founding Tualatin Vineyards and serving on the board after it merged with Willamette Vineyards. He enjoyed hiking, Stanford sports, tending his garden, going to church and watching his grandchildren play. Survivors: his first wife, Lizbeth; his second wife, Luanne Grupe Rottici; his children, James and Reven; his stepchildren, Anne, Shelly and Jim; and four grandchildren.

Lester Jay Mazor, '58 (history), JD '60, of Berlin, March 6, at 74. He was a member of LSJUMB, Phi Beta Kappa and the Law Review. He served as law clerk to Warren Burger and became the youngest law professor in the country when he joined the faculty at the U. of Utah in 1962. In 1970 he became the Henry R. Luce Professor of Law at Hampshire College, where he taught until retiring in 2007. He published numerous articles and authored the first ABA minimum standards for criminal sentencing. He enjoyed teaching cooking classes and playing basketball with students. Survivors: his wife, Anne Spier-Mazor; his children, David, Shari McDaid and Marya; four grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

Tim Louis Mazzoni, '58 (history), of San Diego, April 6, 2010, at 73, of esophageal cancer. He was a member of Delta Upsilon and the track team. He earned his master's and PhD from Claremont Graduate School, and in 1970 he joined the faculty at the U. of Minnesota. During his tenure, he received numerous awards, including the Beck Award for excellence in teaching and advising. He retired in 1997 and became a professor emeritus. He was an avid Gophers fan and had season tickets to football and basketball games for decades. Survivors: his wife of 52 years, Judith; his children, Lisa Krause, Michelle and Matthew; four grandchildren; and two brothers.

John Edwin Upston Jr., '58 (political science), of Washington, D.C., December 20, at 75, of heart failure. He held various political positions in the State Department for almost 20 years during the Johnson, Nixon, Ford and Reagan administrations, and he was U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda from 1986 to 1987. He recently served as chair of the International Trade and Investment Committee of the Minority Business Roundtable. Survivors: his former wife, Barbara; his children, John III, Michael, Bennett and Leland; and seven grandchildren.

1960s

Hugh Franklin Kennedy, '64, MAR '66 (architecture), of Walnut Creek, Calif., February 24, at 74. He was an architect and longtime resident of Palo Alto. Survivors: his children, Karin Husch and Katie; three grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

1970s

Norman Campbell Cross Jr., '71 (art), of New Haven, Conn., March 6, at 62, from influenza and pneumonia. He was a member of the soccer team. He was a gifted artist and musician who attended Berklee College of Music and the Museum School of Fine Arts in Boston. He embraced life and inspired others to always do their best work. Survivors: his wife, Cynthia; his children, Campbell and Cole; his mother, Sally; and two sisters, including Sallie Cross Kingham, '65.

Graeme Lee MacDonald, '73 (history), of Mill Valley, Calif., January 22, at 59. He was a member of Delta Upsilon. He worked at Bank of America and then in 1982 started MacDonald & Co., a finance and real estate business. Known for his kindness, generosity, humor and courage, he dedicated his life to his family and friends. He was awarded a 10-year service pin by Stanford Associates. Survivors: his wife, Caroline; his children, Graeme and Alex; and four brothers.

1980s

Kathleen Noble Smith, '82 (biological sciences), of Paris, February 16, at 51, of lung cancer. She was a member of Phi Psi. She earned her PhD in biology at MIT, was awarded the Chateaubriand Fellowship by the French Embassy and did postdoctoral studies at the Institut Curie in Paris. She worked for pharmaceutical companies including Eviagenics and was also employed by BioEdit. She enjoyed swimming, reading, logic puzzles and cooking. Survivors: her mother, Pamela Smith Devine; two sisters; and a brother.

Naomi Carol Tom Sato, '84 (economics, East Asian studies), of Honolulu, January 31, at 49. Born in Honolulu, she was a vice president at First Hawaiian Bank. Survivors: her husband, Marshall; her daughter, Rhiann; her mother, Gail O. Tom; and a brother.

1990s

Matthew Davenport Travers, '92, MS '94 (civil engineering), of Napa, Calif., February 14, at 41. He worked in the engineering field for several years before changing careers to join his father and brother at the family winery, Mayacamas Vineyards, where he became vice president. He enjoyed family gatherings, political discussions and books about European history and science. Survivors: his wife, Ursula; his children, Jackson and Elinor; his father, Robert, '59; and two brothers, including David, '99.

BUSINESS

Robert G. Campbell, MBA '47, of Palo Alto, January 24, at 91. He served in the Navy in World War II. He spent his career in the property and casualty business and had been president of Rathbone King and Seeley and the American Star Insurance Co. He had also been president of several insurance organizations, including the Insurance Company Managers Association, and was a vice president and board member of Sequoia Hospital Foundation. He was an avid gardener and enjoyed golf, fishing, dominoes and traveling. Survivors: his wife of 67 years, Jeanne; his children, Diane and Susan; three grandchildren; and a brother.

William Thomas "Billie" Nash, MBA '55, of Sarasota, Fla., February 18, at 87. He served in the Navy during World War II and advanced through the ranks, retiring as base commander in Newport, R.I., after 35 years. He had a second career in government service in Michigan and then retired to Sarasota. He stayed in top mental and physical condition and loved beating his much younger nephews at golf. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Gwen, and his children, Michael and Melanie. Survivors include a sister.

Richard Wei "Dick" Hsieh, MBA '66, of Katonah, N.Y., November 9, at 70, after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He worked at IBM before beginning a 23-year career at Chase Manhattan Bank. During that time he lived in Hong Kong, London, Melbourne and Sydney, and he visited almost 100 countries in his lifetime. He was passionate about music, sports, ballroom dancing, food and wine, and he was known for his sharp wit. Survivors: his wife of 46 years, Maria; his children, Stephanie, MBA '99, Michael and Jennifer; and two granddaughters.

EDUCATION

William George Alhouse Jr., MA '51, of Palo Alto, February 24, at 85. He served in World War II and was a member of Delta Tau Delta. He played minor league baseball, co-founded the Palo Alto Little League in 1952 and coached at Stanford, Gunn High and Menlo School. The founder of Alhouse Realty, he enjoyed a successful real estate career until his retirement in 1990. He received the Tall Tree Award and a Hall of Fame award from the American Baseball Coaches Association. He played the piano and clarinet and was a deacon at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. Survivors: his wife, Barbara; his children, Ginger Van Wagner and Jane Gee; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; and a brother.

Stanley N. Mayerson, MA '67, of Palo Alto, February 20, at 77. He served in the Korean War. He received his doctorate at the Institute for Group and Family Studies and founded Soteria, considered one of the first efforts to address mental illness in a non-locked-ward residential setting. Later he was assistant mental health director for Contra Costa County. In his retirement he devoted his time to charitable activities and supporting education for girls in Afghanistan. Survivors include two stepdaughters.

Malcolm Gregg Mitchell, MA '67, of Portola Valley, February 1, at 82. He taught at Sequoia High School from 1954 until 1988. He served as president of the California Council for the Social Studies and taught citizenship for 16 years. He loved world travel, politics, history and fighting for the underdog. He was predeceased by his wife, Maybelle (Zobel, '51). Survivors: his children, Gregg and Marcie; and two grandchildren.

ENGINEERING

Michael Sugarman, Gr. '90 (mechanical engineering), of San Francisco, February 6, at 55, of cancer. He began his career at Fairchild Industries, worked for Applied Materials for many years and spent his last five years with Novellus Systems. He served on the San Francisco State U. Engineering Advisory Board and was a mentor to many new engineers. He was known for his generosity, intelligence and sense of humor. Survivors: his wife, Pam; his daughter, Zosha; and two sisters.

HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Robert James Graul, MS '49 (chemistry), of El Cerrito, Calif., February 7, at 85. He served in the Army during World War II. He worked as a chemist and assistant chief of the Air and Industrial Hygiene Lab of the California Department of Health Services for 34 years. He was predeceased by his wife, Clara, and his daughter Peggy. Survivors: his children, Bob Jr., Janet, Karen, Tom, Sue, Jim and Anne; six grandchildren; and a sister.

Victor Lopez Martinez, Gr. '79 (English), of San Francisco, February 18, at 56, of lung cancer related to juvenile-onset papillomavirus. He taught poetry and published a book of poems before writing his first novel, Parrot in the Oven: Mi Vida, which won the National Book Award in 1996. He contributed to journals and anthologies and wrote two additional novels that have not been published. Survivors: his wife, Tina Alvarez; five sisters; and six brothers.

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Kenton Craig "Kent" Granger, JD '62, of Punta Gorda, Fla., January 13, at 74. A native of Kansas, he returned there after passing the California Bar and served on the legal staff of state commissions before becoming an assistant attorney general. He founded his own firm in 1968 and later became a senior partner of Niewald, Waldeck and Brown, where he practiced until his retirement. He also developed and owned numerous properties. He was a member of the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School, served as class correspondent for Stanford Lawyer magazine and received a 20-year service pin from Stanford Associates. Survivors: his second wife of 14 years, Carol; his first wife of 32 years, Verna; his children, Carmel, '87, MA '88, and Sarah; and a granddaughter.

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