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Lawrence G. Crowley, of Cupertino, March 30, at 91. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at Yale and served in the Army Medical Corps during World War II. He became chief of surgery at the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital in 1964 and held numerous administrative positions at Stanford. He left to serve as dean of the medical school at the U. of Wisconsin, then returned to Stanford in 1977 to become deputy dean. Three years later he was appointed vice president for medical affairs; he also played a key role in the creation of the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, where he later served as chair of the board. Stanford awarded him the Dean's Medal and a Distinguished Service Award. Survivors: his wife, Madeleine (Robb, '43); his children, Suzanne Iglesias, Lawrence and Stephen, '77; five granddaughters; and three great-granddaughters.

James Victor Jucker, PhD '68 (industrial engineering), of San Luis Obispo, Calif., and Bayonet Point, Fla., May 4, at 74, of complications of lymphoma and heart disease. He was an engineering professor, assistant dean and department chair at Stanford for more than 40 years, and he had also taught at Harvard Business School. He had many interests, including playing the clarinet and writing, and will be remembered for his kindness, humor and generosity. Survivors: his wife of 23 years, Jo Anne Freeman, PhD '82; his daughter, Jennifer; two grandchildren; his mother, Lucille; and a sister.

Glen A. Lillington, of Menlo Park, May 7, at 84. He earned his undergraduate and medical degrees at the U. of Manitoba and joined the Palo Alto Medical Clinic in 1960. He taught at Stanford for more than a decade before moving to UC-Davis to become a professor of medicine. After retiring he returned to clinical teaching at Stanford and served as ombudsman at the Palo Alto Medical Clinic. He wrote nearly 200 journal articles and a textbook on chest diseases, and he was awarded the California Medal from the California Lung Association. He was well known for his sense of fun and medical jokes, and he loved grand opera. Survivors: his wife, Ellen; his children, Karlin, Peter and Barry; one grandson; and two sisters.

Max Vernon Mathews, of San Francisco, April 21, at 84, of pneumonia. Known as the father of computer music, in 1957 he wrote the first version of a program that allowed a mainframe computer to play a composition of his own devising. He was an engineer at Bell Laboratories, where he served as the director the Acoustical and Behavioral Research Center for more than two decades. Later he became a professor of music at the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics at Stanford. Survivors: his children, Vernon, Guy and Boyd; and six grandchildren.

Lawrence Meyer Simon, of Scottsdale, Ariz., March 22, at 70. He received his medical degree from NYU and completed a fellowship in pulmonary disease before joining the department of medicine at Stanford in 1973. He held numerous positions at Stanford including director of Medical Critical Care, and he also served as associate director of the Graduate Medical Education Committee. He was known for his quick wit and engaging conversations. Survivors: his wife of 48 years, Roberta; his children, Susan and David; and four grandchildren.

Martin Harvey Weiner, PhD '72 (philosophy), April 16, at 67. After finishing his doctorate, he served as an assistant dean of undergraduate studies at Stanford before leaving to train with Moshe Feldenkrais and study aikido. He explored how to integrate the energetic principles of aikido with hands-on healing, and his clients included professional athletes and heads of state. In 1994 he began sculpting, and his work has been exhibited in Los Angeles, Santa Fe, N.M., and France. Survivors: his life partner, Dorothy Wallstein; and two brothers.

1930s

Francis William Dresch, '32, MA '34 (mathematics), of Fairfield, Calif., March 9, at 97. He earned a PhD in mathematics at UC-Berkeley and was a math instructor there prior to serving in the Navy during World War II. His career included work at the Dahlgren Laboratory and 27 years at the Stanford Research Institute as the senior mathematical economist. He loved astronomy, was passionate about the culinary arts and enjoyed top-notch martinis. Survivors: his wife, Jeanne; and her children, Charlotte and Steve.

Barbara Binns Melander, '34 (English), of Davis, Calif., March 26, at 98. She was a member of Chi Omega. She earned her master's in psychology at Colorado College and worked for the YWCA before becoming a full-time mother. She served as president of the PTA of all elementary schools in Seattle, and later she moved to Stockton, Calif., where she taught English and was politically active. She enjoyed music and art and had a deep love of poetry. She was predeceased by her husband, Carl. Survivors: her children, David, Binns and Karen; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Ralph Evans Cotter Jr., '35 (general engineering), of Oakland, May 3, at 97. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He owned Ralph Cotter and Assoc., Civil Engineers, and founded and co-owned Fremont Engineers and the Glenmoor Companies of Fremont. An avid golfer, he had a single-digit handicap and played until age 97. He enjoyed photography and had traveled to more than 100 countries. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Mabel (Overton, '35). Survivors: his children, Susan C. Johnson, '61, and Ralph III; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Frank Hinman Jr., '37 (basic medical sciences), of Napa, Calif., May 22, at 95. He was a member of Theta Delta Chi. He earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins Medical School and served in the Navy during World War II. He was chief of urology at San Francisco General Hospital and a clinical professor at UCSF, and he authored more than 250 scientific articles and numerous books, including the Atlas of Urologic Surgery. He received many awards, including the Pediatric Urology Medal from the American Academy of Pediatrics. He loved sailing and painting and was a member of the Bohemian Club. He was predeceased by his wife, Marion.

Stanford Shea Kroopf, '37 (biological sciences), of Menlo Park, April 18, at 93. He finished high school at age 14 and earned his medical degree at Harvard. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and following the war formed a private practice. He co-founded the coronary care unit at Stanford Hospital and was its chair from 1962 until 1988; he was an emeritus professor of internal medicine and cardiology at the Medical School. He enjoyed traveling the world with his wife and was also a collage artist. He was predeceased by his wife, Bobbie. Survivors: his children, Connie, Scott and Sandy; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Richard A. "Dick" Bigler, '38 (social science/social thought), MBA '47, of Seattle, March 17, at 95. He served in the Army during World War II and later moved to Seattle, where he worked for National Cash Register before forming his own insurance bookkeeping service. He also started Northern Investors Premium Finance Co., where he worked until his retirement. He will be remembered for his charm, wit and infectious smile. He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Mary Lou. Survivors: his children, Ken, Steven and Rick; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Gerald Dodd Marcus, '38 (history), of Menlo Park, March 25, at 93. He was valedictorian of his class. He received his law degree from Boalt Hall and served in the Army during World War II. He formed a partnership that became the firm now known as Hanson Bridgett and was a pioneer in the field of agricultural cooperatives. He had been president of the Northern California chapter of the ACLU and was a founder and co-chair of Death Penalty Focus. He was an outdoorsman, environmentalist and traveler, and he loved to sing. He was predeceased by his wife, Eleanore (Hyman, '44), and his son William. Survivors: his children, Greil, Anne Vronski, Steven and Daniel; 10 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

James B. Ransohoff Jr., '38 (economics), of Atherton, March 19, at 93. He was on the water polo team and was a head yell leader. He served in the Army during World War II, and after returning he worked at and eventually ran the family business in San Francisco, Ransohoff's. After selling the store, he enjoyed a second career as a landscape architect and was a master at the art of bonsai. A member of Stanford Associates, he received the organization's Award of Merit and a five-year service pin. He was predeceased by his wife, Georgia. Survivors: his six children; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and his companion, Susan Euphrat.

Alice Banker Miles, '39 (social science/social thought), of Rossmoor, Calif., May 5, at 92. She was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta. She lived in Piedmont, Calif., for many years and served as president of the Stanford Women's Club of the East Bay. She played tennis into her seventies and also liked playing bridge and the piano. She enjoyed reading, gardening and adventure, and she was devoted to her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Richard, '34, MBA '38. Survivors: her children, Susan Miles Brady and Chipman, '63; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

1940s

Phoebe Gallas Rosenthal, '40 (social science/social thought), of Los Angeles, May 15, at 91. A native of San Francisco, she moved to Los Angeles in 1954 and was an active volunteer worker with the elderly. She represented the state of California as an ombudsman in convalescent homes for many years. Survivors: her husband of 70 years, David, '40; her children, Michael and Jay; and a sister.

Mary Louise Campbell Gray, '41 (social science/social thought), of Sacramento, September 19, at 91. She was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. She was a substitute teacher and later taught reading, language, literature and world religions at high schools in the San Juan Unified School District. She served as chair of the U.S.-China Peoples Friendship Committee and was a member of the Renaissance Society of Sacramento. She was predeceased by her husband of 50 years, Eugene. Survivors: her children, Christopher, Cynthia and Gregory; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Brownell Carr, '42 (chemistry), of Peterborough, N.H., April 11, at 89, after a brief illness. He was a member of Chi Psi. He served in the Army Air Corps and later worked for Procter and Gamble. In 1951 he joined the Davison Chemical Co., where he worked until his retirement in 1980. He was predeceased by his wife, Annabelle, and a grandson. Survivors: his companion, Connie Leonard; his children, David, Elise Carr Sumner and Anna Carr Kodama; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; a sister; and a brother.

Denslow Brooks Green, '43 (undergraduate law), JD '47, of Madera, Calif., May 15, at 89. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega. He served in the Army during World War II and was awarded the Bronze Star and Air Medal. He was one of the foremost water law attorneys in California and tried a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. His interests included fishing, skiing, tennis and hunting, and he was a wine connoisseur. He was predeceased by his wife, Helen (Hosler, '43), and his son, Scott. Survivors: his children, Lauren McCullough and Denise; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

John Robert "Jack" Grey, '43 (chemistry), of San Rafael, Calif., May 13, at 88. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta. After graduation he went to work for Standard Oil Co. (now called Chevron) in engineering and, after holding numerous positions in the company, was eventually made president of Chevron in 1974. He donated much time to public service, including coaching Little League baseball and heading the United Way of the Bay Area, and he received a 10-year service pin from Stanford Associates. His greatest happiness was his family. He was predeceased by his son John III, '67, MBA '70. Survivors: his wife of 67 years, Margaret (Severance, '44); his children, Douglas, '71, and Richard, '72, JD '74, MBA '74; nine grandchildren, including Thomas, '10, and Kathleen Grey McCarthy, '01, MBA '07; and four great-grandchildren.

Ralph W. Schaffarzick, '43 (basic medical science), MD '46, of Auburn, Calif., May 8, at 88. He was a member of Kappa Sigma and the track and field team. He served in the Navy during World War II. He taught at the Medical School and then had a private practice in internal medicine and rheumatology in San Francisco for 30 years. He also served as medical director of California Blue Shield for more than 20 years before retiring in 1989. He received a 20-year service pin and a Governors' Award from Stanford Associates. He was predeceased by his son Jon, '68, PhD '76. Survivors: his wife of 65 years, Doris (Syverson, '46); his children, David, '71, Carol Wilson, Kristin Stanberry and Lynn Smith; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Nancy Haskins Montgomery Stefan, '44 (political science), of Sacramento, March 4, at 88. She was a member of Alpha Phi. She was a nature and art lover and enjoyed her home and grounds along the Sacramento River. She was predeceased by her first husband, Andrew Montgomery Jr., '41, and her second husband, Victor Stefan. Survivors: her children, Drew Montgomery, Molly Soria, Douglass Montgomery, Lang Montgomery, Suzanne Kuehl, Ty, Tom, Glenn and Richard; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Richard C. "Dick" Nelson, '45 (biological sciences), of Spokane, Wash., May 3, at 87. He was the president of Phi Kappa Psi. He served in the Navy during World War II and then worked in a variety of jobs until forming Nelson Lumber Co., which he operated for 30 years. Later he became involved in real estate development. He enjoyed golf, gardening and skiing. He was predeceased by his wife, Jan. Survivors: his children, Juli Knoebel, Linda Watkins, Mark and Jon; and eight grandchildren.

Genevieve "Bebe" Hicks Coonly, '46 (graphic arts), of El Paso, Texas, June 1, at 87. A fifth-generation Texan, she was an accomplished artist and activist. Her paintings were exhibited across the country and received numerous awards. She loved nature and supported many local and national conservation groups. She was predeceased by her husband of 53 years, William; Survivors include her son, John.

Robert Charles Rodgers, '46 (physical science), of Sunnyvale, April 20, at 89. He served in World War II prior to attending Stanford. He then went to work for the Upjohn Co. and had roles in sales and government affairs. After retiring he remained active in the pharmaceutical industry as well as his community, and he was an avid golfer. He was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Mary. Survivors: his children, Pam, Mike, Molly and Katy; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Betsy Kathleen Ross Walker, '46, of Carmel, Calif., May 16, at 87. She was a devoted mother and homemaker who enjoyed gardening, riding horses and caring for her dogs. She traveled the world, often with Stanford Travel/Study, and visited destinations including Spain, Italy and New Zealand. Involved in her community, she was a proud volunteer for Stanford Committee for Art. She was predeceased by her husband, Robert, '45, MBA '50. Survivors: her children, Nancy Walker Low and Margaret, '78; two grandchildren; and a brother, James, '46.

Helen Anne Van Keppel Andersen, '47 (psychology), of Gig Harbor, Wash., March 30, at 85. She loved the outdoors and was an avid hiker and cross-country skier. She had a passion for native plants and collected them for her garden. A lifelong learner, she took courses at Skagit Valley Community College. She traveled frequently with her husband to places including China, Tibet, Turkey and Guatemala. Survivors: her husband, Richard; her children, Libby, Martha and Jim; and three grandchildren.

Ruth Heskett Arent, '47 (nursing), of Van Nuys, Calif., May 26, at 86. She worked as a surgical nurse in Hawaii before returning to California, marrying and raising her family. She volunteered with the American Red Cross and Girl Scouts, and she enjoyed playing bridge. Survivors: her children, Kathleen, Paula and Barbara; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister.

Stanley Joseph Bell, '47 (social science/social thought), of Hillsborough, Calif., January 6, at 90. He graduated from law school at USC and became a partner with Boccardo, Lull, Niland, Teerlink & Bell. Later he had his own firm with offices in Northern and Southern California. He and his wife bred, raised and raced thoroughbred horses and had many graded stake winners. He loved golf and was a longtime member of the California Golf Club. Survivors: his wife, Rita; his children, Steven, Susan, Edward and James; and seven grandchildren.

John William Siemer, '47 (economics), of Coronado, Calif., May 15, at 85, of cancer. He was a member of Sigma Chi and the football and swimming teams. He spent most of his career in the Hawaiian sugar industry and served as president and manager of Pioneer Mill Co. in Lahaina, Maui, as well as executive vice president of Amfac's Agricultural Group in Honolulu. He was involved in many community organizations and served on the boards of the Maui Chamber of Commerce and the Lassen Economic Development Council, among others. He was predeceased by his wife, Betty, and his daughter, Lesley. Survivors: his children, Alan and Geoffrey; two grandsons; and a sister.

Mary Jane Orr Bailor, '48 (economics), of San Rafael, Calif., June 3, at 85. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa. She worked for the Volunteer Center of Marin, joining the organization in the late 1960s and becoming executive director in 1984. After retiring she served on several nonprofit boards and was board chair of the Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California. She also became active with the Alzheimer's Association after caring for her husband, who had the disease. She was predeceased by her husband, Howard. Survivors: her children, Lucy Bailor Tindall and David; and five grandchildren.

Joan Harriet Blatchly Campagna, '48 (English), of Burlingame, March 12. She was proud of being a Stanford alum and was much loved by her family. She was predeceased by her husband, Frank. Survivors: her children, Karen Robinson, Clain, Lynn Janatpour and Pamela Kirking; 11 grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

Leonard Wheeler Ely, '48 (economics), MBA '50, of Palo Alto, April 29, at 87. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. He served in the Air Force during World War II. A successful businessman, he ran several car dealerships but was committed to serving his community as well. He was on the board of more than 30 organizations, including the Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the Castilleja School Foundation. He received the Palo Alto Tall Tree Award and the Gold Spike Award, the Governors' Award and a 30-year service pin from Stanford. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and traveling the world. He was predeceased by his son David. Survivors: his wife, Shirley (Rose, '48); his children, Margaret Ely Pringle, '77, and Leonard III; four grandchildren; and a sister.

James Donald Grey, '48, MA '68 (Spanish), of Berkeley, April 1, at 83, of cardiac arrest. He attended classes in France and Switzerland and was a gifted linguist. He taught Spanish at Berkeley High and French at San Ramon Valley Union High. He traveled extensively and enjoyed swimming, canoeing, hiking and performing arts. Survivors include his spouse and partner of 45 years, G. Lee Peisker.

George L. Moore, '48 (English), MA '50 (education), of Davis, Calif., January 19, at 83. He was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma and on the Daily staff. He contracted polio at age 3 and learned to walk with braces and crutches; he became the first teacher in the San Francisco public schools to use crutches. He taught English and film at Lowell High School for 19 years. He and his wife also owned a secondhand bookstore, and most recently he was a programmer and scheduler for KDRT radio. Survivors: his wife, Diane; his children, Harlan, Stuart, Lisa, Mitzi Auer and Julia; and three grandchildren.

Martha Lenore Schwimley Otter, '48 (communication), of Sacramento, March 27, at 84. She was a member of Cap and Gown, participated in student government and was managing editor of the Daily. She worked as a journalist and for Pan American World Airways before co-founding a travel agency, Lampard Otter, in Berkeley. She was a fan of the Cardinal and the Giants, loved traveling the world and adored her Australian shepherds. She was predeceased by her husband, Al.

Mary Harriet Young Sherrill, '48, MA '50, of Spokane, Wash., May 1, at 86. She was born in Spokane and raised her family in Paradise Valley, Ariz. Survivors: her children, Charles Jr., James, Gerald, Patrick, Marie Lipps and Rita; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Robert Garvin Berry Jr., '49 (geology), of Tulsa, Okla., April 17, at 85, of kidney failure. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta. He served in World War II and later went to work for Stanolind Oil and Gas Co. He and his father formed R.G. Berry Co., and in 1981 his son joined the company and formed G.R.B. Resources Inc. He was an active member of First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa and was president of the Tulsa Central High School Foundation for many years. Honored many times for his community service, he received the Rotary Service Above Self Award and the Outstanding High School Volunteer award from Tulsa Public Schools. He was predeceased by his wife of 58 years, Marjorie. Survivors: his children, Diane, Charlene and Rob; and three grandchildren.

William Francis McKenna, '49 (civil engineering), of Green Valley, Ariz., April 5, at 86. He graduated from Harvard Business School and then began a 36-year career at Ford Motor Co., where he developed and managed a worldwide system that computerized Ford's freight. He enjoyed traveling and played tennis competitively for 40 years. Survivors: his wife, Dorothy; five children; and nine grandchildren.

John W. "Jack" McKittrick, '49 (civil engineering), of Glenbrook, Nev., March 8, of acute leukemia. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon and the football team. After earning his MBA at Harvard, he led Plantronics in developing hands-free headsets and pioneered voicemail through VMX. He enjoyed time at his family retreat on a Canadian island north of the San Juan Islands. Stanford Associates awarded him a five-year service pin. He was predeceased by his son, Peter. Survivors: his wife, Amy (Morrison, '50); two daughters, Kathleen McKittrick Weiss and Mary Anne; and three grandchildren.

1950s

Lucy Jane "Janie" Allen Cooper, '50 (English), of Vancouver, Wash., May 3, at 83. She participated in student drama. She was a talented actress and piano player, loved to read and write and was known for her charm and engaging personality. Survivors: her former husband, Martin, '49; her children, Tina, '73, David, '76, and Christopher; and seven grandchildren, including Suzanne Stathatos, '13, and Kathy Cooper, '09.

Harvey Haldiman "Harv" Doron, '50 (education), of Sonoma, Calif., September 11, at 84. He was a member of Zeta Psi and the football and rugby teams. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and then spent more than 40 years in the insurance industry. He lived in La Crescenta, Calif., for 37 years and moved to Sonoma to retire. There he volunteered with the Sonoma Valley Visitor's Bureau and was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. Survivors: his wife of 58 years, Jeanne; his children, Diane, Lisa, Lori and Matthew; and three grandchildren.

John E. Hanson, '50 (economics), of Olympia, Wash., April 19, at 88. He served in the Army during World War II and was a prisoner of war for more than three years. He moved to the Olympia area after retiring and was active in local veterans and ex-POW groups. He was a longtime volunteer at the Veterans' Memorial Museum. He was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Rodda York, '50. Survivors: his companion, Grace Duey; his children, Linda Harper and Carol; two grandchildren; and a sister.

William C. "Bill" Kenney, '50 (speech and drama), of Emerald Hills, Calif., May 4, at 85, after a long illness. He served in the Navy and later enjoyed a teaching career at Mills High School and Cañada College. He also had a lifelong passion for the dramatic arts and was an actor or director with many productions, including those at Holy Names College, Stanford and College of San Mateo. Survivors: his wife, Peggie; his children, Siobhan, Jim and Erin; three grandchildren; and a sister.

Byron Waite Leydecker, '50 (economics), of Mill Valley, Calif., May 12, at 83, after a battle with lung and liver cancer. He served in the Army during World War II and as a public information officer in the Korean War. He worked in banking for many years and was chair of the board and CEO of Redwood Bank until it was sold in 1981. He was also a Marin County supervisor who fought for Trinity River restoration and protection and helped stop development in the Marin Headlands. He enjoyed racing cars and won the 1977 Northern California championship of the Sports Car Club of America circuit. Survivors: his children, John, Mark, Caroline "Lama Palden" Alioto and Criss Troast; and eight grandchildren.

John Marin, '50 (communication), of Pacific Palisades, Calif., May 31, at 84, after a battle with leukemia. He was a member of Theta Delta Chi and the track and field team and was on the Daily staff. In 1954 he was one of four founders who launched Sports Illustrated, and he continued to work for Time Inc. for 54 years, including 18 years in key roles at People. He was a consultant to Callaway Golf, was president of the Advertising Club of Los Angeles and served as a director and officer at Bel-Air Country Club. Deeply involved with Stanford, he had been director of the Alumni Association and director of the athletic board, and he received a 20-year service pin from Stanford Associates. Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Katie; his children, Alden, '78, Britten and Mindy; and his stepsons, Rick and Jason Costes.

Noelle Miller Bon, '51 (psychology), of Glen Ellen, Calif., May 3, at 81, of natural causes. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed her life in rural Glen Ellen, where she and her husband built a home on a hilltop overlooking hills and vineyards. She loved animals, especially her cats, and she was a docent for Audubon's Bouverie Preserve. She enjoyed birdwatching, reading, crossword puzzles and traveling. Survivors: her husband, Richard; her children, Amy, Matthew and Sam; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; a sister; and a brother.

James Patrick "Pat" Casey, '51 (political science), of Brawley, Calif., May 31, at 82. He was a member of the baseball team. He worked with his father in the family farming business for 20 years, then earned his master's degree in education and eventually served as principal/superintendant at Mulberry School for 17 years. He was known for his sharp wit and his compassion, and family was the center of his life. Survivors: his wife of 60 years, Nancy; his children, Patrick Jr., Thomas, Craig, Julie Steimel, Mary Beth Kelley, Matthew, Carol Kline and Chris; 17 grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

Richard Pearce Hunnicutt, '51, MS '52 (materials science), of Tigard, Ore., April 29, at 84. He served in the Army during World War II and was awarded a Silver Star. After working for General Motors, he partnered in ANAMET Laboratories, an engineering firm in Berkeley. He wrote a 10-volume history of American armored fighting vehicles, and he was one of the founders of the U.S. Army Ordnance Museum. He was a loving father with a wonderful sense of humor. Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Susan; his children, Barbara Marshall, Beverly Olson, Ann Millar and Geoff; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a sister.

Robert Alfred Batlin, '52, MA '54 (communication), of Daly City, Calif., May 9, at 80, after a long fight with Parkinson's disease. He was the managing editor of the Daily. After serving in the Army, he began working in newspapers and spent the next 47 years in the news business. Over the years he was a copy editor, entertainment editor, arts editor and features editor at publications including the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Francisco Examiner. He enjoyed road trips and stamp collecting. Survivors: his wife of 54 years, Diane; his children, Lisa and Philippa; five grandchildren; and two brothers.

Clark Loomis King, '52 (biological sciences), MBA '57, of Costa Mesa, Calif., April 13, at 81. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. He had a career in real estate that included the first condominiums built in Costa Mesa, and he also worked with the Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy acquiring parklands. An avid sailor, he was awarded a Burgee of Merit by the Newport Harbor Yacht Club. He enjoyed music, the arts, architecture and travel. Survivors: his first wife, Shirley; his children, Barbara King Holland and Jeffrey; his stepdaughter, Keri Krone Comer; and two grandchildren.

Laurence Roland "Larry" Serrurier Jr., '52 (basic medical sciences), MD '55, of Bend, Ore., May 26, at 80. He was a member of Kappa Sigma. He served in the Air Force and later started a practice in internal medicine in Portland, where he remained until retiring in 1995. Passionate about the outdoors, he enjoyed backpacking trips, cycling, tennis and golf. Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Pat; his children, Greg, MBA '84, Peter and Aimee; and six grandchildren.

John R. Broderick, '53 (economics), of Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., February 12, at 79. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi and the football team, playing in the 1951 Rose Bowl. He earned his JD from UCLA and then served in the Marines. He practiced law in Los Angeles for 40 years and also founded ARENA U.S.A. and Marine Import Co. He loved being on his boat, hunting, reading the newspaper with his dog and watching Stanford football. He received a five-year service pin from Stanford Associates. Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Donna; his children, Kathleen Doran, Steven and Gregory; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Harry Edson Bryan, '53, MS '57 (civil engineering), of Yreka, Calif., March 23, at 80. He was a member of Delta Chi. He served in the Army and later had a career in civil engineering, which included work on the Greenhorn dam project and the Mount Shasta Ski Park. He retired from his company, Piemme & Bryan, and was involved in many local organizations such as the Yreka Elementary School Board and the Yreka Rotary. He loved to ski and was a talented dancer. Survivors: his wife, Mary Ellen (McLean, MS '57); his children, Emerson and Elena; and two granddaughters.

Glen Nathan Garrett, '53 (electrical engineering), of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., March 10, at 79, 18 years after his diagnosis of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was a member of the crew team. He worked at Northrop Grumman for 38 years and had a passion for sailing and boats. He loved the outdoors and was a hiker and runner. He was predeceased by his wife, Noel. Survivors include his sons, Lee and Brett.

Linda Jean Lusk Beattie, '54 (history), of Chino Hills, Calif., March 23, at 78, after a long battle with Alzheimer's and a recent hip injury. She attended graduate school at San Jose State and taught at Live Oak Union High and John Muir High. She was a lifelong student of history and enjoyed genealogy. She was predeceased by her husband, James. Survivors: her children, Martha, Joseph and Sarah; seven grandchildren; and a brother.

Victor W. Chung, '54 (economics), of Los Altos Hills, April 8, at 81, of pancreatic cancer. He served in the Marines during the Korean War. In the '60s and '70s, he was a guitarist in the Travellers folk band and also owned three popular Bay Area restaurants, the Iron Works, Laundry Works and Gas Works. Later he owned restaurants in Lake Tahoe, Calif., and then became a commercial real estate agent. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, playing tennis and spending time with his family. Survivors: his children, Kip and Cori, '01; and two grandchildren.

Paula Marie Hynes McGowan, '54 (history), of San Rafael, Calif., April 30, at 79, from complications of lung cancer. She was a member of Cap and Gown. A graduate of Radcliffe Business School, she worked for Del Monte Corp. She was a founder and president of Marin Charitable Association and past president of the Edgewood Auxiliary. She received the Volunteer of the Year and Clara Barton awards from the Marin chapter of the American Red Cross. She enjoyed sailing, bridge and tennis. She was predeceased by her son William. Survivors: her husband of 54 years, Tim; her children, Michael and Timothy; six grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

Richard W. Ohlson, '54 (economics), of Lakewood, Wash., April 29, at 79, of a brain tumor. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta and the crew team. He served in the Army and then went to work for Coast Sash and Door (later Coastcraft), where he eventually rose to president. He was also board president of the Architectural Woodwork Institute and president of the Metropolitan YMCA of Tacoma. He enjoyed skiing and golf. He was predeceased by his wife of 45 years, Carolyn. Survivors: his children, Camille, Alexandra Page and Wesley; six grandchildren; three sisters; and his companion, Diane Lynch.

Lawrence D. Tarlow, '54 (economics), of Portland, Ore., January 27, at 78, of complications from cancer. He was on the Daily staff. He earned his MBA at NYU and then worked in the family business, Tarlow's Furniture Co., in Portland. He was thrilled that his grandsons attended Stanford and loved taking them on campus tours. Survivors: his wife of 56 years, Sharon; his children, Stefan, David and Mary; and five grandchildren, including Branden, '04, Daniel, '06, and Douglas, '09.

David Francis Carroll, '56 (materials science), of Sarasota, Fla., and Spokane, Wash., April 25, at 77. He served in the Army. He was a scientist for companies including General Electric and TRW, and since 1976 had been co-owner and officer of the System Amusement and Mel Carroll and Associates. Survivors: his wife of 51 years, Eleonore; his children, Nicole and Patrick; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a brother.

John William Boswell, '57, of Monte Sereno, Calif., April 18, after a 23-year battle with multiple sclerosis. He graduated from medical school at the U. of Washington and had a private practice in psychiatry in Saratoga, Calif. He was an accomplished pianist, and his interests included gardening, traveling and playing poker with buddies. Survivors: his wife of 54 years, Lou Ann; his children, Julie Werner, John, David and Paul; six grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

Russell Dow "Robbie" Robison, '57, MS '58 (petroleum engineering), of Erie, Pa., March 24, 2010, at 75, of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He served in the Air Force. His varied career included work as an exploration engineer with Shell Oil Co., restaurant owner, cab company owner, president of Robison Miller Leasing and sales representative for Griggs Steel. He was elected County Executive of Erie County and was president of the Rotary Club of Erie. Survivors: his wife of 43 years, Denise; his children, Mary-Arden, Denise Murphy, Pamela McCormick, Russell Jr. and Matthew; 12 grandchildren; and a sister.

Evelyn Phyllis Griswold Burris, '58 (history), of Modesto, Calif., February 25, at 74. She had served as director of the board of the Women's Trans National Golf Association and as president of the Modesto School Board. An active member of Soroptomist International, she especially enjoyed working on the Christmas Tree Project. She was predeceased by her daughter Susan. Survivors: her husband, Rex; and her daughter Debbie.

Mary Annette LaBrucherie Flattery, '58, MA '59 (education), of Irvine, Calif., April 6, at 74. She was a special education and reading teacher for 22 years. Having survived breast cancer and received a lung transplant, she was an advocate and educator for the health of others. She was a wonderful cook and passionate about food. She traveled the world with her family and had an adventurous spirit and love of life. Survivors: her husband of 51 years, Thomas, '58; her children, David and Jennifer, '83; five grandchildren; and a sister, Jeanne LaBrucherie Gragg, '54, MA '55.

Roberta W. "Berta" Grant Flynn, '58 (modern European literature), of San Francisco, May 29, at 74, after emergency surgery. She participated in student drama. She wrote for Grant Advertising and then became a full-time mother and active volunteer. She founded the singing group the Ross Commons, which began performing in the early 1970s and continues today. She was a published writer and a gifted gardener, and she loved hiking and backpacking in the Sierra. Survivors: her children, Julia Flynn Siler, Jennifer Flynn Israel and Gregory, MBA '94; eight grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

John Russell Wherritt, '58 (history), of Sebastopol, Calif., April 15, from complications of Parkinson's disease. He served in the Army prior to attending Stanford and then founded a successful commercial real estate business. He retired in 1985 and became president and director of the Raddatz Management Corp. and Raddatz Family Ltd. An avid art and antiques collector, he developed and managed a series of auctions for Food for Thought, his favorite charity. He loved his dogs and was a supporter of the Sonoma County Humane Society. Survivors include a sister.

Willard Shields "Bill" Price, '59 (economics), of San Diego, March 16, at 73, after a brief hospitalization. He was a member of Kappa Alpha. After serving two years in the Army and earning his CPA, he entered public accounting with Ernst and Ernst and later worked for national title insurance firms. He worked for First American Financial for 20 years and moved to San Diego after retiring. He enjoyed travel, golf and studying the Civil War and World War II. He was predeceased by his son Eric. Survivors: his partner, Lorrie Wilson; his son, Terry; two grandchildren; and two brothers.

Stanley Traves Smith, '59 (physics), MS '60 (mathematics), of Alamo, Calif., May 10, at 73. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega, ROTC and the yearbook staff. He served in the Army and then enjoyed a 30-year career at Chevron USA. After returning to school to obtain a teaching credential in mathematics, he taught at Alhambra High School. He was active at St. John's Episcopal Church and served two terms on the Kentfield School Board. Survivors: his wife, Carol; his children, Joanna Brightwell, Andrew and Catherine; two grandchildren; and a half-sister.

1960s

Lewis Renz Macfarlane, '60 (political science), of Seattle, April 24, at 72, of acute leukemia. He worked for the U.S. State Department in Congo, Vietnam, Tanzania and Nepal. He retired in 1988 and began a second career as a trade consultant, teacher and public speaker. He spoke five languages, was a zealous astronomer, played piano and rooted for the Mariners. Survivors: his wife, Ann; his children, Matt, Andrew and Steve; and a brother.

Lawrence James "L.J." Davis, '62 (history), of Brooklyn, N.Y., April 6, at 70. He was on the Daily staff. A contributing editor for Harper's, he also wrote for the New York Times Magazine and the New Republic, among others. He authored four nonfiction books, including Bad Money, and four novels, including A Meaningful Life. He was known for his wit and large store of facts and anecdotes. Survivors: his children, Jeremy, Gabriel, Barbara St. John and Tina Davis; six grandchildren; one great-grandson; and two half-brothers.

Stephen Grant Gooch, '62 (history), of Monrovia, Calif., May 31, at 70. He graduated from USC Law School and joined C.F. Braun & Co. as a contract law attorney in 1970. He remained with the company until 2002 and then returned to California. Survivors: his partner of 26 years, Beverly Mitchum; his son, John; two granddaughters; a brother; and his former wife, Lynn Clagstone.

Parker Williams Packard, '62 (political science), of New Castle, N.H., March 27, at 74, after a long illness. He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. He served in the Marines and then worked in finance and at the Chrysler Corp. Later he was on the staff of the Friends Central School and the Shore Country Day School. Survivors: his wife of 25 years, Jane; his children from his first marriage, George II and Elizabeth; his stepdaughters, Alexandra Rowland and Hillary Webb; two grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; a sister; and a brother.

James John Mongan, '63 (basic medical sciences), MD '67, of Chestnut Hill, Mass., May 3, at 69, of angiosarcoma. He served with the U.S. Public Health Service and joined the Carter administration in 1977, working as deputy assistant secretary for health policy. Later he spent 15 years as head of Truman Medical Center, was dean of the U. of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine and was president and chief executive of Partners HealthCare. He also chaired the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Survivors: his wife, Jean; his children, John and Sarah; a grandson; a sister; and a brother.

Karin "Kai" Graham Norris, '64 (Latin American studies), of Pasadena, Calif., May 8, at 68, from complications due to multiple myeloma. She joined Langdon Wilson Architects in 1971 and worked there for 39 years. Her passions were cooking, gardening and raising and showing her wheaten terriers. She was known as gentle, caring and a mean crossword puzzle solver. Survivors: her daughter, Tracey Anderson Harris; her mother, Joan Graham; a sister; and a brother.

Edward Jay "Eddie" Phillips, '67 (psychology), of Minneapolis, at 66, of multiple myeloma. He was a successful businessman who worked in the family liquor business, introduced Belvedere vodka to the U.S. market and recently bought a majority stake in frozen-dessert maker Talenti. He had been board chair of Children's Hospital and Clinics of Minnesota and was a lifelong lover of African American music and culture. Survivors: his children, Dean, Tyler, JJ and Hutton; two grandchildren; and a sister.

Larry Clifton Nicoll, '69 (history), of McKinleyville, Calif., April 24, at 64. He earned his master's and doctorate at San Francisco State and taught at Vallejo High School. Later he was an administrator for Eureka City Schools for 14 years and an adjunct professor for National U. After retiring, he started Levenpence Cellars Winery with his wife and brother. He loved music and playing in bands, and he enjoyed traveling and backpacking. Survivors: his wife, Penelope; his children, Breann Favilla, Matthew, Nathanial, Alexander and William; eight grandchildren; and a brother.

1970s

Jeffery Hughes Andrus, '70 (English), of Post Falls, Idaho, March 27, at 64, of congestive heart failure. He was a yell leader and a member of Theta Xi. He did postgraduate work at UCLA but dropped out when his screenplay placed first in the Samuel Goldwyn Writing Competition. He was a freelance writer for 30 years and scripted nine movies for television, including Proud Men. He also edited and ghostwrote books and authored two crime novels. Survivors: his wife of 42 years, Gwyneth; his children, Nicole Andrus Judson and Neil; and two grandchildren.

Gale Diane Carstarphen Bunnell, '70 (history), of Palo Alto, April 26, at 62, of pancreatic cancer. She was on the gymnastics team. She worked for Stanford's Office of Public Events and then joined the Alumni Association as director of continuing education. Later she became an independent meeting planner, operated a financial services business and most recently worked for Alhouse Deaton Management & Leasing. She served on the boards of many organizations, including Pathways and the International School. She and her husband enjoyed annual bicycling vacations through Europe and North America. Survivors: her husband, John, '61, MBA '63; her children, RJ, '98, and Matthew, '00; a sister; and a brother.

Gerardo Miguel "Jerry" Rosenkranz, '72, MS '73, Engr. '77 (electrical engineering), of Greenwich, Conn., May 11, at 60, of cancer. He was a senior executive for Sprint International, and he later founded and became chief executive officer of Ventech International. Born and raised in Mexico City, he was fluent in four languages. He was involved in many organizations, including Greenwich Hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and Brunswick and Greenwich Academy. He enjoyed skiing, golf, photography and windsurfing. Survivors: his wife, Lauren; his children, Lili, Tommy and Emma; his parents, George and Edith; and his brothers, Roberto, '71, and Ricardo, '85, MS '86.

Richard Vincent Boren, '73 (psychology), of Sevierville, Tenn., April 6, at 62, following a brief battle with ALS. He was a member of LSJUMB. He taught special education for more than 30 years in private school settings and developed a successful word attack and study skills curriculum. He retired from Oakwood School in Annandale, Va., in 2006. Survivors include a brother.

Thomas Lester Oberhelman, '77 (human biology), of Cupertino, May 15, at 56, of cardiovascular disease. He was a member of Delta Tau Delta and the rugby team. He had been a kidney dialysis technician at Palo Alto Veterans Hospital and El Camino Hospital. Survivors: his wife, Pamela Brands; his children, Taylor and Wesley; his parents, Harry Jr. and Betty; a sister; and three brothers, including Harry III, '69.

1980s

Olof Erick Sohlberg, '82 (human biology), of Eugene, Ore., April 25, at 51. He was a member of Kappa Alpha and the crew and rugby teams. After earning his medical degree at the U. of Washington, he joined McKenzie Urology Group. He was instrumental in building the Oregon Urology Institute and helped establish the Oregon Urology Foundation. He worked on the vestry at St. Mary's Episcopal Church, loved the outdoors and was a hands-on father. Survivors: his wife, Mckay (Moore, '82); his children, Ericka, '11, Tatum, '13, and Emma; his parents, Steve, '56, and Marcille; a sister; and two brothers.

Vafa Michael Mavaddat, '83 (electrical engineering), of Ridgefield, Conn., April 3, at 49. He received his MBA from Cornell and had held management positions at companies including Bristol-Myers Squibb and Western Digital Corp. He served as CEO of Intelligent Pixels and was a partner at Decision Strategies International. A senior fellow in the Mack Center for Technological Innovation at Wharton, he was published in numerous magazines and journals. He was active in the Baha'i faith and coached his children's soccer teams. Survivors: his wife, Bita; and his children, Michael and Emily.

BUSINESS

George William "Bill" Johns, MBA '48, of San Marino, Calif., May 18, at 87. He served in the Navy during World War II. He had a long career in retailing, beginning at the Broadway Department Stores, then Buffum's, then as owner of Port O'Call Pasadena. An avid horseman, he was active in the Saddle/Siloin Club. He retired after his first wife, Bette, became ill. Survivors: his second wife, Elisabeth; his children, Pam and Debbie; five grandchildren; and a brother.

EDUCATION

Steven Peter "Manny" Morena, MA '49, EdD '63, of Millbrae, Calif., May 13, at 89. He served in the Navy during World War II. His career included counseling and teaching science in the San Francisco United School District and serving as president of Laney College as well as superintendant of San Francisco schools. Later he moved to Europe and became director of programs for USC. Survivors: his wife, Barbara; his son, Michael; a sister; and a brother.

Harold A. Langstaff, MA '52, of Sacramento, April 8, at 90. He served in the Marines during World War II and the Korean War and retired in 1962 after 21 years. He received many awards, including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal with seven stars and the Presidential Unit Citation. He later worked at Aerojet for 25 years. A dedicated volunteer, he spent much time working for the Daedalians Military Pilots group and Stanford and Michigan alumni groups. Survivors: his wife of 64 years, Ruthie; his children, Nancy, Gordon and Gary; and four grandchildren.

Clarence Lloyd "Bud" Dilts, MA '56, of Placerville, Calif., March 15, at 87. He served in the Army Air Force during World War II and then had a 30-year career as an educator. He was superintendant for numerous districts, including El Dorado High School and Placerville Elementary, Mono County and the International School in Jakarta. After retiring he was foreman of the California Grand Jury Association and president of the Sierra Club Maidu Group of El Dorado County. He was passionate about the outdoors, his animals, his books and his family. He was predeceased by his son Stephen. Survivors: his wife, Betty; his children, Michael, Susan Dilts-Huber, Lorna Adamo and Bryan; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Rufus H. "Bob" Frost, MA '58, of Carrollton, Texas, May 20, at 87. He served in the Air Force during World War II and the Korean War and retired after 27 years with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was an active member of Prestonwood Baptist Church and was a deacon and head of the military committee. Survivors: his wife, Joan; his children, Sherry Barber and Tina Burgess; two stepdaughters; eight grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters; and a brother.

Joel Allen Barber Jr., MA '68, of Mount Vernon, Wash., April 8, at 81. He served in the Army Reserves for many years. He worked in the Seattle Public Schools in supervisory and science positions for 30 years and also hosted a weekly science television program for junior high students. After retiring, he worked as an accountant for Toni Barber Travel Inc. for 16 years. Survivors: his wife of 45 years, Antonnia; his children, Joel III and Sheli; and two grandsons.

ENGINEERING

Delos R. McAllister Jr., MS '49 (electrical engineering), June 2, at 87, of natural causes. He served in World War II and then taught at the U. of Utah before joining an electronic research and development company in Southern California. He worked there for 40 years in administration, supervising various testing programs. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many capacities, including 20 years as a temple ordinance worker and five years as a bishop. Survivors: his wife of 64 years, Geniel; five children, Diane, Marcia, Lloyd, Neil and Karl; 25 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren.

Karl Brenkert Jr., MS '52, PhD '55 (mechanical engineering), of Sun City West, Ariz., May 19. He was the dean of engineering at the U. of Mississippi and also worked with National Science Foundation. He was the author of a textbook, Elementary Theoretical Fluid Mechanics. Survivors: his wife of 66 years, Betty; his children, Karl III, Scott, Eric, Gail and Pam; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a sister.

Walter Douglas Moody, MS '61 (mechanical engineering), of Daytona Beach, Fla., April 25, at 79. He served in the Air Force and retired as a lieutenant colonel. He later worked for NASA, Rockwell International, Lockheed Martin and United Space Alliance. He was predeceased by his son James. Survivors: his wife, Liz; his children, Walter Jr. and Philip; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.

Richard Scott Walker, MS '61 (aeronautics and astronautics), of Florence, Ore., May 22. He was in the National Guard and served in the Korean War. He worked at the Naval Air Missile Test Center from 1958 until 1981 in positions ranging from department head to director of engineering applications. He enjoyed golfing and travel and was on the Florentine Estates board of directors. He was predeceased by his first wife, Peggy. Survivors: his wife, Nancy; his children, Robert and Ronald; two grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

David Rodger Freeman, PhD '67 (industrial engineering), of Bridgton, Maine, April 29, at 79. He joined the faculty of Northeastern U. in 1957 and retired in 1993 as associate dean and director of graduate engineering. Active in his church, he sang in the choir and served as a trustee. He was passionate about scouting, camping and the Red Sox. Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Elsa; his children, Mark, Sue, Curt, Jane and Julie; and 13 grandchildren.

John William Edwards, PhD '77 (aeronautics and astronautics), of Williamsburg, Va., June 3, at 71, after a long struggle with cancer. He served in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia before beginning work at NASA, where he spent his career and retired as a senior research engineer in 2007. He was an international authority in aeroelastics and was elected a Fellow in the American Institute of Aeronoautics and Astronautics. He was an accomplished chef and enjoyed photography and woodworking. Survivors: his wife of 44 years, Addy; his children, Susan and Mary; and three grandsons.

John George Sladen, MS '82 (computer science), of Fort Wayne, Ind., May 1, at 55, after a long battle with cancer. He served in the Air Force and then worked as a defense software programmer for Raytheon. He was a member of St. Louis Besancon Catholic Church and the American Legion. Survivors: his wife, Deborah; his children, Laura, Amy Bruce and Jennifer; his stepsons, Michael and Matthew; a granddaughter; his mother, Joann; a sister; and two brothers.

S. Hunter Eng, MS '84 (civil engineering), of Mercer Island, Wash., at 61, of liver cancer. Passionate about skiing, he was a professional ski patroller at Crystal Mountain and was inducted into the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame as one of the pioneers of freestyle skiing. Survivors: his wife of 36 years, Chris; his children, Laura, Elissa and Wylie; and two brothers.

HUMANITIES AND SCIENCES

Charles F. Delzell, MA '43, PhD '51 (history), of Santa Fe, N.M., March 28, at 91. He joined the faculty at Vanderbilt U. in 1952 and was named to the Harvie Branscomb Distinguished Professorship in 1970. He chaired the history department and became professor of history, emeritus, in 1989. His book, Mussolini's Enemies: The Italian Anti-Fascist Resistance, received numerous awards, and he was honored with the Thomas Jefferson Award for Distinguished Service to Vanderbilt in 1985. Survivors: his wife, Gena; and his children, Pauline Severy, William and Chip.

James Carlton Ingram, MA '47 (economics), of Chapel Hill, N.C., May 8, at 89. He served in the Army during World War II and later earned his PhD at Cornell. He joined the faculty of UNC-Chapel Hill in 1952 and remained there until his retirement. In addition to teaching, he also served as the dean of the graduate school for several years. He traveled extensively and enjoyed living in London; Salzburg, Austria; Bangkok; and Puerto Rico over the years. His hobbies included tennis and gardening, and he enjoyed music and art. He was predeceased by his wife, Alice (Graham, '45). Survivors: his children, Deborah, Susan and Melissa; and four grandsons.

John T. D. "Jack" Rich, MA '48 (political science), of Stamford, Conn., May 20, at 85, after a long struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He served in the Navy during World War II. He worked in Manhattan for his entire career, at companies including Harper & Row Publishers and North American Philips Corp., from which he retired as vice president of human services. Deeply involved in the community, he was appointed to the Stamford Planning Board. He chaired the outreach committees at St. Marks Episcopal Church and St. John's Lutheran Church. Survivors: his wife, Betsy; his children, Cary Jewkes and Robert; four grandsons; two sisters; and a brother.

Francis Michael Carney, MA '49 (political science), of Riverside, Calif., May 9, at 89. He served in the Army during World War II and later earned his PhD from UCLA. He was a founding faculty member at UC-Riverside and that remained his home campus until his retirement in 1991. He wrote numerous articles, newspaper opinion pieces and books, including The Rise of the Democratic Clubs in California. Involved in politics and his community, he was instrumental in the desegregation movement in Riverside. He also hosted "Jazz on a Tuesday" at KUCR. Survivors: his wife of 34 years, Jane; his children; and five grandchildren.

Ellen C. Weaver, MA '52 (biological sciences), of Portola Valley, May 14, at 86, after a short battle with cancer. She earned her PhD in genetics from UC-Berkeley and spent her career as a research plant physiologist. In the 1970s she joined the faculty of San Jose State U., where she taught plant physiology and also served as director of the SJSU Foundation and associate dean for development. A dedicated conservationist, she had been chair of the board for Sempervirens Fund. She was predeceased by her son Mark. Survivors: her husband, Harry; her children, Lynne and Tom; and many grandchildren.

LAW

Nancy Lorena Griffin, JD '76, of Elkins Park, Penn., March 18, at 60. She worked with the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and later as an assistant U.S. attorney in the District of Connecticut and in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. She enjoyed life, her cats, politics and gourmet foods. She loved art and designed her own jewelry. Survivors: her mother, Ruby; a sister; and a brother.

MEDICINE

Cheryl Anne Murray Uhrhane, MA '67 (hearing and speech), of Parsippany, N.J., June 12, 2010, at 68, after a two-year battle with cancer. She spent most of her career in audiology and speech pathology and worked until six weeks before her death. She was passionate about travel, cooking and archeology, and her home was filled with souvenirs of her trips all over the world. Survivors: her children, Jennifer and Eric; her mother, Edna; and a brother.

Fausto G. Araujo, MS '74, PhD '78 (medical microbiology), May 5, at 75. An immunologist, he spent his career at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute as a senior scientist. He was internationally known and published more than 100 research articles in the field of infectious diseases. He enjoyed sports, photography and the outdoors. Survivors: his wife, Irene; his children, Flavia and Marcia; and four grandchildren.

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