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Hon. Bentley Kassal C’37, New York, former New York State Supreme Court justice, lawyer, and volunteer photographer for UNICEF and Save the Children; Dec. 16, at 102. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. (See “Alumni Profiles,” Sep|Oct 1998.)
R. Roberta Throne DH’39 GEd’67, York, PA, former supervisor of the oral hygiene department at Penn’s School of Dental Medicine; Dec. 15, at 99. In 1955, she was appointed to the faculty as an assistant instructor in oral hygiene. By 1959 she was promoted to assistant professor and, in the early 1960s, appointed supervisor of the department, a position she held for 10 years. During her tenure, the department was developed and strengthened in many areas, including the introduction of a course in public health dentistry and the promotion of a continuing education course. She served in the US Naval Reserve (WAVES) during World War II.
Dorothy Pressey Carty CW’41, Tabernacle, NJ, July 23, 2018, at 99. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Robert M. Fritz EE’41, Schwenksville, PA, an electrical engineer who worked on missiles and rockets for General Electric and RCA; Dec. 19, at 102. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.
Edmund D. “Pat” Pascucci W’41, Woburn, MA, Jan. 4, 2018, at 99. He served in the US Marine Corps during World War II. His daughter is Anita Pascucci Quinn CW’74.
William B. Rudner C’41, Germantown, TN, a retired investment executive; Oct. 24, at 99. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.
William L. Van Auken W’42, Lenexa, KS, a retired pension specialist for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance; Oct. 16, at 99. He served in the US Navy Supply Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the Penn Band.
Robert W. “Judge” Carr Ar’43, Durham, NC, a retired architect; Nov. 28. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Donald W. Hedges W’43 L’47, Coatesville, PA, a retired attorney; Nov. 12. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Stuart J. Lefkowits W’43, Denver, a retired accountant for Johnson & Johnson who also taught accounting at Rutgers University; Nov. 20. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the soccer and tennis teams.
Kenneth C. Schlegel W’44, Rochester, NY, retired president of the Schlegel Corporation, a family-run manufacturer of automobile products; Feb. 21, 2018. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the lightweight rowing team.
Stanley G. Shapiro W’44, Ridgefield, NJ, a paper box and laser die manufacturer; Dec. 23. He was a veteran of World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Delta Phi fraternity.
Jerome Bennett WG’45, Vero Beach, FL, a retired vice president and controller at LoneStar Industries; Nov. 2. He served in the US Army during World War II. One son is Jerome A. Bennett Jr. W’70, whose wife is Sandell Gould Bennett CW’72.
Virginia Davis Miers DH’45, South Whitehall Township, PA, a former dental hygienist; Dec. 22.
Dr. Walter Baron D’46, Bayville, NY, a retired dentist; Nov. 14. He served in the US Army during World War II.
William J. Calpin W’46, Scranton, PA, former owner of a cinder block masonry supply company; Nov. 13, 2018. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Dr. Robert C. Carter C’46 M’50, Palos Verdes Estates, CA, a retired physician; Aug. 10, 2018. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Shirley Koop HUP’46, Johnstown, PA, a retired nurse; Dec. 9.
Dorothy L. Barnhart HUP’47, Somerset, PA, a retired nurse; Dec. 7.
Milton Dank C’47 Gr’53, Wyncote, PA,a former physicist in General Electric’s aerospace division who worked on developing heat shields used on the Atlas rocket; Nov. 28. He served in the US Army during World War II. Three grandsons are Jacob Finkel C’11 G’12, Benjamin R. Finkel C’16 G’17, and Daniel S. Finkel C’19 G’21.
Dr. F. Jefferson Davis GM’47, Madison, WI, a retired physician; Aug. 18, 2018.
Dr. Lloyd B. Kornblatt V’47, Princeton, NJ, a retired veterinarian; Nov. 27. He served in the US Army Specialized Training Program during World War II. One son is Dr. Arnold N. Keren-Kornblatt C’74 V’78.
Virginia Hudson Oakford CW’47, Haddonfield, NJ, co-owner of Aunt Charlotte’s Candies; Dec. 10. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Alice Kipps Purcell G’47, Albuquerque, NM, May 17, 2015.
Donald M. Rosenthal W’47, New York, a retired CPA; Dec. 7. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. His wife is Janice Warshaw Rosenthal Ed’50, and his son is Bob B. Rosenthal C’74. He was a veteran of World War II.
Frank D. Sweeten W’47, Bermuda Run, NC, senior vice president of human resources at the Sperry Corporation, an electronics company; Nov. 27. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the soccer team.
Lyman D. Wooster G’47, Bluffton, SC, a retired intelligence officer for the US Army and the US Department of Defense; July 28, 2018, at 100. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War.
Elane Ruckdeschel Deyerle CW’48, West Grove, PA, former employee at Hercules Powder, an explosives supplier; Nov. 23. One daughter is Kristie A. Deyerle L’97.
Barbara Rabkin Eiger CW’48 G’50, Edina, MN, Nov. 26. One son is Kenneth Joseph Eiger W’80.
Janice Igler Montgomery CW’48, Bloomfield, CT, Oct. 31. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
George Wall Nickel Jr. C’48, Lititz, PA, a retired chemical engineer and corporate safety manager at the Armstrong Cork Company; Oct. 30. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Acacia fraternity and the Penn Band.
Nancy Tripner Sykes CW’48, Wallingford, CT, a former employee at DuPont who later became a substitute teacher; Nov. 27.
Pauline Gothelf Dickstein Ed’49 GEd’50, Huntingdon Valley, PA, a piano teacher; Dec. 16. At Penn, she was a member of Phi Sigma Sigma sorority and the chorus. Her sons are Jeffrey L. Dickstein C’76 and John Dickstein W’78.
Janet Fischer Glatfelter HUP’49, Brick, NJ, a nurse; Nov. 7.
Patricia Reilly Jacobs CW’49, Rochester Hills, MI, Nov. 16. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, Penn Players, and the basketball team. Her husband is Horace G. Jacobs W’51.
Edwin S. Sandford EE’49, Ewing, NJ, a retired employee of what is now Verizon, who later became a sales associate at a real estate agency; Dec. 1. He served in the US National Guard.
Dr. Lawrence A. Schmid EE’49, Greenbelt, MD, a former NASA physicist at the Goddard Space Flight Center; Nov. 4. He was awarded a citation of recognition for his contribution to the Apollo Lunar Landing in 1969. At Penn, he was a member of the swimming team.
Frank W. Shea W’49, Seattle, a former distribution manager at Rainier Brewing; Dec. 16. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Dr. Glenn F. Bitler C’50 D’52, Raleigh, NC, a retired dentist; March 3, 2018. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
James “Jim” Child G’50, Washington, DC, a linguist who formerly worked for the US Department of Defense; Oct. 29. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Jamesetta Ridley Doby GEd’50, Washington, DC, a retired public school teacher and professor at the University of the District of Columbia; Oct. 25.
Dr. George S. Johnson C’50 D’53, Amityville, NY, a retired dentist; Dec. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi and Delta Sigma Delta fraternities and the track team. He served in the US Navy Reserve.
Priscilla Rhodes Lawrence CW’50, Franklin, MA, a former elementary school teacher who later became a library resource specialist; Dec. 5. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
Dr. Paul J. McKenna GD’50, Longmeadow, MA, a retired orthodontist; Nov. 8. One son is Dr. Paul J. McKenna Jr. D’79.
Edith Dixon “Dixie” Hetzel Morris Ed’50, Lewisburg, PA, Nov. 26. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the lacrosse team.
John J. Murphy Jr. WG’50, Topsham, ME, a retired marketing executive; Sept. 5, 2017. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Donald B. Reed WG’50, Lee’s Summit, MO, former executive at IMO Delaval; May 26.
Robert T. Scheeren Ar’50, Indiana, PA, a retired architect; Nov. 16. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Helen Zion Thatcher L’50, Flagstaff, AZ, a retired attorney; Nov. 19. One daughter is Leslie Thatcher WG’77.
John H. Tyma ME’50, Holland, PA, a retired salesman for a compressor products company; Nov. 3. He was a commander in the US Navy for over 30 years and served during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the wrestling team.
Capt. George G. West WG’50, Henderson, NV, a retired lawyer and former assistant attorney general for Iowa; Sept. 15. He served in the US Navy and the US Navy Reserve, and he also served in the US Army Finance Corps during the Korean War.
Edward C. Driscoll C’51, Philadelphia, retired chairman and CEO of a construction company that built some of the most iconic buildings in Philadelphia, including One Liberty Place and the Comcast Center; Nov. 18. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and the Navy/Marine ROTC. His sons are Edward C. Driscoll Jr. C’74, who is married to Susan Learned-Driscoll CW’74, and David B. Driscoll WG’80.
James T. Grimaldi W’51, Charlotte, NC, retired CEO of the Keystone Company of Boston; Nov. 29. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity.
Richard S. Hoffmann W’51 L’55, Langhorne, PA, an attorney and general counsel for various labor unions; Nov. 9. He served in the US Army.
Dr. John E. Keith M’51, Spartanburg, SC, a retired orthopedic surgeon and founder of the nonprofit Healthy Smiles of Spartanburg, which provides free dental care for underprivileged children; Nov. 16.
Dr. Norman C. Koehler D’51, Sun City Center, FL, a retired dentist; Nov. 16, at 102. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Charles S. Lundy C’51, Philadelphia, Nov. 15. One daughter is Sheryl Lundy Tetro C’87, and one brother is Theodore M. Lundy GAr’69.
Leo J. Powelstock W’51, Greenville, PA, retired executive director of the Better Business Bureau for Bergen (NJ), Passaic (NJ), and Rockland (NY) Counties; Nov. 16. He served in the US Army Air Corps. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Joseph M. Segel W’51, Gladwyne, PA, founder of the television shopping network QVC and the collectible coin manufacturer Franklin Mint; Dec. 21.
Jerome L. Singer Gr’51, Hamden, CT, a professor of psychology and codirector of the Yale University Family Television Research and Consultation Center, which provided consultation to children’s television programs, such as Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood; Dec. 14 He served in the US Army during World War II.
Martin Wiegand W’51, Washington, DC, former president of a lumber company; Oct. 13. He served in the US Army and the US Army Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the lacrosse team.
Dr. Raymond K. Clark D’52, Sarasota, FL, a retired dentist; Nov. 29. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Howard A. Gonchar W’52, Kingston, PA, former president of Carter Footwear, a large shoe manufacturing company; Oct. 30. One daughter is Joann S. Gonchar GAr’90.
Arthur Levy W’52 L’55, Media, PA, a retired lawyer who served as attorney for the Ridley, Chichester, and William Penn school districts in Pennsylvania; Dec. 27. He served in the US Army. His wife is Barbara Binder Levy Ed’55. One daughter is Gayle P. Levy C’83 W’83, and one grandson is Jason L. Liebmann W’20.
Dr. Robert D. Phillips M’52, Asheville, NC, a retired psychiatrist and medical professor at Duke University and the University of North Carolina; Oct. 20. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Elizabeth King Rodiger CW’52, Redding, CT, Dec. 6. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority.
Adjutor J. Audet W’53, South Pasadena, FL, a financial services professional; Oct. 25. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.
Norman S. Berson L’53, Philadelphia, a longtime Pennsylvania state representative who later became an attorney; Dec. 7.
George S. Bowden W’53, Red Bank, NJ, owner and president of a cosmetic packaging company; Dec. 8. He served in the US Navy Medical Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, the sprint football team, and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Dr. Albert S. Mildvan C’53, Baltimore, professor emeritus of biological chemistry and chemistry at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Oct. 24.
Cora Ritchey Searing HUP’53, Carlisle, PA, a retired nurse; Dec. 3.
Victor G. Vely G’53, West Chester, PA, a research chemist in industrial and consumer products who earned nine patents as an inventor; Dec. 21. He served in the US Army.
Dr. Harold C. Wegman C’53, Reading, PA, a retired dentist; Nov. 6. He served in the US Navy during World War II. His son is Dr. Gary S. Wegman D’83.
Barry E. Wiggins EE’53, Malvern, PA, Nov. 26.
Robert D. Jones WG’54, Farmington, CT,a longtime employee at Procter & Gamble who later became a business consultant; Nov. 21.
Clive B. Klatzkin W’54, Delray Beach, FL, a retired managing partner of an accounting and advisory firm; Nov. 11. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, WXPN, the sailing team, and the Air Force ROTC. His son is Lawrence A. Klatzkin C’79, and his daughter is Robin K. Bochner WG’87.
Elizabeth M. Mulla Nu’54, Kent, OH, Nov. 30.
Gary H. Oringer W’54, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a sales and marketing professional at IBM; July 16. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. One son is Robert M. Oringer W’82, and one grandchild is Cory A. Oringer W’16.
Antoinette “Dolly” Taddeo Pellegrini PT’54, Wake Forest, NC, a retired physical therapist; Dec. 22.
Charles William “Bill” Schick WG’54, Louisville, CO, a retired executive at the aircraft manufacturer United Technologies; Dec. 5. He served in the US Army and the US Army Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Edwin W. Smith GM’54, Knoxville, TN, a dentist specializing in oral and maxillofacial surgery; Sept. 29. He trained as a US Navy pilot and later served in the US Army Dental Corps during the Korean War.
Joseph Bordogna EE’55 GrE’64, Wynnewood, PA, former dean of Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Alfred Fitler Moore Professor Emeritus of Engineering in Electrical and Systems Engineering; Nov. 25. He joined the faculty in 1964 as assistant professor and moved up the ranks as director of the Moore School of Electrical Engineering, then associate dean and finally dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Science in 1981. During his tenure at Penn, he won five major teaching awards: the Lindback and S. Reid Warren Jr. Awards, and the off-campus education awards of Western Electric, Westinghouse, and United Engineers and Constructors. He was also the first master of Stouffer College House. In 1991, he left Penn to become head of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Engineering Directorate. He was appointed acting deputy director of NSF in 1996 and served as deputy director and chief operating officer from 1999 to 2005. He returned to Penn in 2005, earned emeritus status in 2009, and retired in 2011. The Joseph Bordogna Professorship was established in his name. He served in the US Navy. His son is Raymond A. Bordogna EAS’93 WG’02.
Vivienne Melnick Bruckman OT’55 G’80, Tuckahoe, NY, March 3, 2019. One son is Dr. Charles H. Korman C’79 WG’86 CGS’98.
Richard H. Chadwell Jr. C’55, Vero Beach, FL, a retired executive at Morgan Stanley; Dec. 4. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity.
Nancy Jane Clarke HUP’55, Lansdale, PA, Nov. 10.
Martha Ginkinger Erdner HUP’55 Nu’60, Pilesgrove, NJ, a former nurse; Nov. 24.
Leonard Goldberg W’55, Beverly Hills, CA, a prolific producer and TV executive who produced movies such as Die Hard, Big, and Sleeping with the Enemy, the television show Charlie’s Angels, and most recently, the popular series Blue Bloods; Dec. 4. He won an Emmy in 1984 for the television film Something About Amelia and was inducted into the Television Academy Hall of Fame in 2006. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. One daughter is Amanda Goldberg C’96, and one stepson is Richard A. Mirisch C’88.
Dr. Herbert S. Golomb C’55, McLean, VA, a retired dermatologist; Aug. 28. At Penn, he was a member of the Daily Pennsylvanian and ROTC. His daughter is Valerie G. Leopold C’94.
Gerald M. Lafferty W’55 WG’57, Wayne, PA, Jan. 14. At Penn, he was a member of the basketball team.
Richard R. Rau Gr’55, Bluffton, SC, a former physicist at Hughs Corporation, aiding in the development of the Hubble Space Telescope; Dec. 11. He later cofounded National Semiconductor, now called Texas Instruments. He served in the US Army. One son is Dr. Frederick J. Rau C’80.
Dr. Mario R. Salem GM’55, Royal Palm Beach, FL, a retired anesthesiologist who practiced at Sarasota Memorial Hospital for nearly 40 years; Oct. 24.
William G. Schwarz W’55, Bethlehem, PA, former president of Regency Sales and Company; Dec. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. He served in the US Army.
Ihor A. Shust W’55, Jenkintown, PA, a retired bank executive; Nov. 20. He served in the US Army.
Dr. Helgi Sillard D’55, Sea Girt, NJ, a retired dentist; April 24, 2017.
Dorothy Quinn Streeto HUP’55, Wethersfield, CT, a former nurse; Nov. 15.
Dr. Peter White M’55 GM’59, Perrysburg, OH, professor emeritus at the former Medical College of Ohio (MCO) who also served as assistant professor of medicine and hematology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania; Nov. 16. In 1962, he joined Penn as a hematology fellow, later becoming assistant professor of medicine and hematology. He was recruited to MCO in 1969 and established its division of hematology. He served in the US Air Force. One daughter is Jennifer White Cordivari C’81 GEd’83, one son is Dr. Peter White Jr. M’86, and three grandchildren are Allyson M. White C’10 W’10, Trevor C. Cordivari C’13, and Braden W. Cordivari C’18.
Dr. David L. Aronson M’56, Bethesda, MD, a retired researcher in what is now the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research; Nov. 1. His research focused on the control of blood coagulation, and after retirement, he became a consultant to the World Health Organization.
David G. Barlow WG’56, Poinciana, FL, a retired CPA who also owned Garrepy Platers; Nov. 20. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War followed by the US Navy Reserve.
Dr. John P. Dodds M’56, White River Junction, VT, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at Dartmouth College; Nov. 24. He served as director of obstetrics and gynecology at a US Air Force base.
Thomas E. Driscoll WG’56, Redding, CT, a former securities analyst at General Electric; Dec. 14. He served in the Korean War.
Dr. Burton J. Lavin C’56 D’61, Yardley, PA, a former dentist; Nov. 23. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN. His son is Paul Eric Lavin W’84 WG’88.
Jack P. Lawson W’56, Oklahoma City, a retired accounting manager at RJR Nabisco who previously worked at the US Air Force Audit Agency for 22 years; Nov. 16. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. One son is Dwight P. Lawson C’87.
Dr. Raymond W. Lundberg V’56, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a retired veterinarian; Dec. 6. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Myles D. Wilson W’56 WG’59, Bryn Mawr, PA, Dec. 27. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy ROTC. His wife is Dr. Millicent G. Zacher GM’85
Daniel M. Burns WEv’57, San Antonio, FL, Sept. 15, 2018. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Kappa Phi fraternity.
Dr. Joseph B. Dudley M’57, Winston-Salem, NC, retired chairman of the pathology department at Forsyth Memorial Hospital (NC) and director of the hospital’s blood bank; Nov. 25. He served as a pathologist at a US Air Force base.
Dr. Joel G. Flaks Gr’57, Philadelphia, professor emeritus of biochemistry and biophysics at Penn; Nov. 27. He arrived at Penn in 1957 as an instructor in biochemistry in the medical school. Later that year, he became faculty. He was promoted to assistant professor in biochemistry in 1962, and in 1973 he became full professor. Together with Harvey Rubin, professor of medicine, microbiology, and computer science, he was awarded a Research Foundation Award in 1987 for Regulation of DNA Synthesis in P. Falciparum. He retired in 1994, and in 1997 he was given the School of Medicine’s Basic Science Teaching Award.
Frank Junger W’57, Fogelsville, PA, an executive at Bell Labs; Nov. 1. He served in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity, Penn Players, WXPN, and the ROTC.
Dr. Margaret Phyllis Lose V’57, Marianna, FL, the owner and operator of an equestrian hospital; Sept. 30.
Henry W. Safran W’57, Winkfield, Windsor, UK, a stockbroker; Dec. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity, the wrestling team, and the Daily Pennsylvanian. Two sons are William Wolff Safran W’86 W’G91 and Thomas A. Safran C’91.
Stanley M. Shingles W’57 L’60, Villanova, PA, an attorney; Nov. 30. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity and WXPN. One daughter is Melissa L. Shingles C’97 GCP’00 WEv’06.
Craig J. Stearn WG’57, Elizabethtown, PA, a labor relations manager at Armstrong World Industries who also taught personnel management at Franklin & Marshall College; Dec. 14. He served in the US Navy and US Navy Reserve.
Marvin Whitman W’57, Cincinnati, Sept. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Alpha fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Bruce E. Williams C’57, Richmond, VA, retired treasurer and chief financial officer at Reynolds International, an aluminum product producer; Nov. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the track team. One son is Gregory E. Williams W’83.
Raymond I. Bruttomesso WG’58, Hoschton, GA, owner of a tax and financial planning practice; Nov. 30.
Dr. Robert M. Emas C’58 V’62, Lansdowne, PA, former head of a pet hospital; Oct. 22, 2019. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN. One sister is Barbara Emas Agre Ed’61.
Lothrop Lee Jr. W’58, Queensbury, NY, retired sales manager at a paper and packaging manufacturer; Oct. 25. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity, the Army ROTC, and the soccer and track teams.
H. Kenneth Likly Jr. W’58, Penfield, NY, a former stockbroker who later opened a bicycle store; Dec. 14. He served in the US Marine Corps. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity, Mask & Wig, the Navy ROTC, and the sprint football team.
James W. McCall Jr. Ar’58, Lancaster, PA, a retired architect; Nov. 19. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.
Richard J. Shapiro W’58, Santa Fe, NM, a former psychotherapist; March 5. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. His wife is Patricia G. Shapiro SW’68.
Dr. Carl E. Speicher M’58 GM’63, Columbus, OH, professor emeritus at Ohio State University who spent 21 years prior in the US Air Force; Nov. 13.
William J. Burdett W’59, Freehold, NJ, a retired executive at Citibank; Aug. 29, 2017. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Robert P. Donovan G’59, Jensen Beach, FL, a retired physicist and engineer; Nov. 5. He served as a fighter pilot in the US Air Force.
Nancy R. Goss GEd’59, San Saba, TX, a retired elementary school teacher; May 3.
John J. Kilkeary WG’59, Thousand Oaks, CA, former president of P. M. Consultants; Oct. 2, 2017.
Robert E. Sauvageot EE’59, Joppa, MD, an electrical engineer for several defense contractors, including the Martin Company, where he was involved in the Gemini and Apollo missions; June 24. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity and the Glee Club.
Arthur Schwartz GCP’59, Reston, VA, May 18.
Harry K. Schwartz L’59, Philadelphia, a lawyer who served as a housing official and policy aide in the Carter administration and who helped draft Pennsylvania’s Historic Preservation Tax Credit Law; Dec. 1. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review.
Barbara Foster Singer Ed’59, Wynnewood, PA, a retired teacher; Oct. 24. At Penn, she was a member of the basketball, field hockey, and tennis teams.
David R. Tomb L’59, West Palm Beach, FL, a retired attorney who maintained a practice in Indiana for 55 years; Oct. 31. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review. One son is Matthew C. Tomb C’98.
Dr. Richard T. Yentis C’59 M’63, Fort Worth, TX, a retired psychiatrist; Nov. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity. He served in the US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. His sister is Jackie Yentis Goldstone Ed’55 G’87.
Charles Leo Elliott Jr. WG’60, Houston, a retired financial executive; Nov. 4.
John H. B. “Coach” Evans W’60, South Lake Tahoe, CA, a former president of an insurance brokerage firm who also coached high school football; Nov. 30. He served in the US Marine Corps. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, and the football and lacrosse teams.
Dr. Peter J. Koblenzer GM’60, Philadelphia, a retired dermatologist; March 16. He was a Holocaust survivor who later ran hospitals in Sudan and Borneo.
Douglas M. Queen W’60 WG’91, Williamstown, MA, a retired financial analyst and consultant; Oct. 31. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the lightweight rowing team. One son is Derrick B. Queen C’89.
William B. Washburn Ar’60, Lafayette Hill, PA, an architect; Nov. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.
Rev. Lloyd H. Winter Jr. C’60, Chicago, a retired pastor; June 7. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity, WXPN, and the ROTC.
Jared H. Adams L’61, Holliston, MA, a retired lawyer; Nov. 15. He served in the US Navy JAG Corps.
Dr. Hazel M. Anthony GrD’61, Lincoln, NE, retired dean of home economics at the University of Nebraska; Oct. 31.
Dr. Franklin M. Barber D’61, New Hartford, NY, a retired dentist; Dec. 19. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. Edwin L. “Ned” Bryan M’61, Colfax, NC, a retired physician; Nov. 29. His brother is Dr. James A. Bryan II M’57 GM’61.
Dr. Arthur J. DiNick D’61 GD’62, Pompano Beach, FL, a retired oral surgeon in Atlantic County, NJ; Nov. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Omega fraternity. One son is Dr. Vincent D. DiNick D’89 GD’96 GM’98.
Dr. Ahmed A. Elnaggar GCP’61, Ashburn, VA, a professor of architecture, urban design, and planning at Howard University who was also a consultant for several US federal government agencies; July 12.
Herbert R. Kaupp GEE’61, Centerville, MA, a retired manager at Honeywell; Nov. 23. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Albert W. Pritchard Jr. WEv’61, Colmar, PA, a CPA; Nov. 19. He served in the US Army.
Carole Shander CW’61, Bryn Mawr, PA, a public relations executive and consultant for cable television networks; Nov. 13. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.
Leon Steinberg Gr’61, Lafayette Hill, PA, a retired mathematics professor at Temple University who also served as manager of the applied mathematics group at Sperry UNIVAC, now Unisys; Dec. 17. One daughter is Allison Steinberg Rulon-Miller EAS’92 W’92.
Dr. Alejo Sryvalin GM’61, Hudson, OH, a retired general and vascular surgeon; Dec. 23.
Dr. Mustafa Tahsin Tuncali GM’61, Mayis, Turkey, Jan. 15.
William R. Wister Jr. L’61, Palm Beach, FL, a former executive at a financial advisory firm; Nov. 23. He served in the US Army Military Intelligence Corps.
Dr. George Georgieff GD’62, Whittier, CA, a retired orthodontist; July 10.
JoAnn Nallinger Grant HUP’62 Nu’72, La Jolla, CA, a nurse specializing in parenteral nutrition; Nov. 21. She was pivotal in the development of protocol for improving the infection rate of total parenteral nutrition, and she also coauthored Nutrition Support in Nursing (1988), a textbook still in use today. The annual JoAnn Nallinger Grant Award recognizes Penn Nursing students who demonstrate excellence in nutrition research. Her husband is Dr. Igor Grant GM’71.
Edwin L. Gray CGS’62, Highland Beach, FL, a retired research analyst in the aerospace division of General Electric; Dec. 23. He served in the US Navy.
William D. Lewis III C’62, Radnor, PA, founder of a billing service for retail and department stores; Dec. 5. He served in the US Army.
Joyce Sills GFA’62, Delray Beach, FL, an artist and former professor of art at Rutgers University; Nov. 15.
Henry I. Brown III Ar’63, Unionville, PA, a retired architect; Nov. 21.
Larry Buchsbaum GEE’63, Southampton, PA, April 26. Born to a Jewish family in Yugoslavia, he narrowly escaped the Nazis on multiple occasions, later sharing his Holocaust survival story with students in the Philadelphia area.
Edward M. Caplan W’63, Swampscott, MA, former controller for Polaroid; Oct. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. One son is Andrew F. Caplan C’88.
Donald M. Hensley Gr’63, Dallas, NC, a former English professor at Wagner College; July 5.
Thomas Lynn Loughrey C’63 WG’66, Chapel Hill, NC, former owner of a tanker brokerage firm who later served as president and chairman of Plimsoll Oil and Associates; Nov. 14. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the lacrosse team. His wife is Diane S. Loughrey GNu’77. His daughter is Kristin Loughrey McClure C’00, and one son is Shaun T. Loughrey W’03.
Edward R. Marrits W’63 WG’65, Philadelphia, associate professor of political science at Philadelphia Community College; April 1. At Penn, he was a member of the heavyweight and lightweight rowing teams.
James P. McMahon C’63, Sicklerville, NJ, a retired employee of an auto dealership; Dec. 13. He served in the US Navy.
Kirby F. Smith C’63, Philadelphia, a retired public relations director at several Philadelphia arts organizations and universities, including Penn; Nov. 7. He later worked as a substitute teacher.
Frank B. Baldwin III L’64, Philadelphia, a retired corporate lawyer and educator; Oct. 29. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review. One granddaughter is Carolyn L. Fante C’15.
Dr. Chalmers E. “Chum” Cornelius III M’64 GM’68, Newtown Square, PA, a retired dermatologist; Dec. 3. His wife is Dr. Sandra S. Cornelius CW’65. One daughter is Sara J. Cornelius C’97, and one sister is Carol C. Romsloe WG’74.
Dr. Peter C. Elarde Jr. D’64, Long Beach, NY, a dentist; Oct. 26. One son is Daniel C. Elarde C’88.
Stephen Sanborn G’64, Short Hills, NJ, head of equity at an investment research and financial publishing firm; Dec. 1.
Pravin C. Shah WG’64, Davenport, FL, a financial and management consultant; Aug. 7. One daughter is Bela Shah Spooner C’95.
Garner H. Tullis FA’64, Pietrarubbia, Italy, an artist and professor of art who founded the International Institute of Experimental Printmaking; Dec. 5. He served with Air America during the Vietnam War. One son is Matthew Tullis CGS’91.
Frank W. Darrow Gr’65, Danby, NY, a retired professor of chemistry at Ithaca College who also served as its provost from 1972 to 1975; Oct. 18.
George A. Ominski WEv’65, Lititz, PA, former president of Capital Advisers; Dec. 5.
Mark I. Cohen C’66, Albuquerque, NM, a political science professor at Temple University; July 5. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. His wife is Raye Symons Cohen CW’67.
Joseph Markowitz Gr’66, Great Falls, VA, a retired research manager for the CIA; Oct. 24. He created the first open source network at the CIA and held teaching positions at Northeastern University. His wife is Nancy M. Markowitz G’66.
James W. Phillips G’66, Westfield, MA, retired chair of the biology department at Westfield State College; Nov. 18. His son is Tyler W. Phillips EAS’92.
Dr. Albert G. Senger Jr. D’66, Secaucus, NJ, retired chief of dentistry at Rahway State Prison (NJ); Dec. 15. He served in the US Army as a dentist during the Vietnam War.
Richard J. Wildenberger GEE’66, Londonderry, NH, a retired engineer; Oct. 12. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War.
Charlotte C. Yoder SW’66, Lancaster, PA, a retired employee at the Crozer-Chester Medical Center; Nov. 16.
Hon. David O. King GD’67, Lady Lake, FL, an orthodontist who also served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives; June 10.
Michael S. Krout W’67, San Luis Obispo, CA, an attorney; Oct. 15. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity, and the golf and lightweight rowing teams.
John B. Martin WEv’67, New Holland, PA, a retired banker who was also an active farmer for his entire life; Dec. 6. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Lee William McLain Jr. GM’67, Raleigh, NC, a neurologist in Raleigh who previously held appointments at several universities, including Penn; Nov. 11.
Randal L. Owens W’67, Coralville, IA, former controller for Pearson Education; Nov. 16. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.
Raeanne Rubenstein CW’67, Nashville, TN, a celebrity photographer known for her informal and extemporaneous portraits of stars such as Janis Joplin, Dolly Parton, Rodney Dangerfield, and Muhammad Ali; Nov. 30.
Everett A. Shekleton Jr. ChE’67, Corbin, KY, owner of a flower shop; Dec. 7. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Alpha Society fraternity.
Hal S. Arkowitz Gr’68, Tucson, AZ, associate professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Arizona; Nov. 16.
Jamie Beth Catlin CW’68, Santa Fe, NM, former director of corporate and foundational relations at Cornell University; Dec. 16.
Jane A. Cecil GEd’68, Richmond, VA, a retired realtor; Dec. 28.
Dr. Andrew J. Drexler C’68, Los Angeles, an endocrinologist specializing in diabetes and a professor at UCLA; Nov. 10.
William E. Macaulay WG’68, Stamford, CT, a billionaire energy investor who cofounded the private equity firm First Reserve; Nov. 26. The William E. Macaulay Honors College at City University New York is named after him.
Bernard C. Toth GEE’68, Plymouth Meeting, PA, a retired electrical engineer at Boeing; Dec. 13.
John Vassilowitch Jr. C’68, Durham, NC, a high school and college teacher; Nov. 24. He served in the US Army.
Nicholas S. Coviello FA’69 GFA’72, Philadelphia, an artist and retired teacher in the Philadelphia School District; Nov. 3. He later worked at Penn from 1998 to 2008 as an artist lecturer.
Thomas Francis Halloran Jr. WG’69, Danville, KY, a former controller for several companies in Connecticut; Nov. 8.
Susan Gantt Helstein Nu’69, Darien, CT, a former nursing instructor; Nov. 3. Her husband is Richard S. Helstein II WG’68.
Dr. Bonnie B. Kazam CW’69, Bernardsville, NJ, a dermatologist; Dec. 8. One son is Joshua A. Kazam W’99 and one daughter is Abigail R. Kazam C’02.
Dr. Kenneth N. Kunzman GM’69, Boynton Beach, FL, a retired ENT physician who maintained a practice in Somerville, NJ; Oct. 22. He served in the US Army Medical Corps during the Vietnam War.
Stephen P. Lathrop C’69, Mechanicsburg, PA, a retired environmental planning supervisor at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection; Dec. 22. He also owned a True Value Hardware store for many years. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club.
Jabus B. “Jay” Roberts Jr. Gr’69, Houston, professor of physics and astronomy at Rice University; Nov. 22.
Lynn E. Saul L’69, Tucson, AZ, an attorney who later became a writing instructor at Pima Community College; Feb. 22, 2019.
Garrett B. Voerman C’69, Seattle, WA, a retired environmental division manager at Seattle City Light; Nov. 10. He served in the US Army Medical Corps. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club.
Francis Hutton Barron GrW’70, Raleigh, NC, a retired professor of management science at the University of Alabama; Dec. 9. He served in the US Army.
John E. Holmes WG’70, Gig Harbor, WA, a retired city manager for several cities in Arizona and California; Nov. 9.
Elizabeth Barnett Miller PT’70, Urbandale, IA, a physical therapist; Jan. 17, 2018.
Kevin F. Wassong W’70, Whippany, NJ, a retired CPA; April 1. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.
Dr. Gregory R. Favis M’71, Albuquerque, NM, a retired hematologist, oncologist, and hospice physician; Dec. 7. He served in the US Air Force Medical Corps. His wife is Roberta S. Favis Gr’74.
Stephen E. Finan C’71, Bethesda, MD, a former health economist for the US Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Justice, and Treasury; Dec. 20.
George F. Flocco WEv’71, Bensalem, PA, Nov. 7. He served as executive director of Bensalem’s Economic Development Corporation.
Alan F. Hess GCE’71, West Chester, PA, a retired water treatment specialist and consultant; April 23.
Kathleen S. L’Armand Gr’71, Swarthmore, PA, a retired psychology professor at Widener University; Nov. 16. Her husband is Adrian L. L’Armand G’71.
Thomas J. McGeough WG’71, Chatham, NJ, a retired financial executive for Siemens; Nov. 8.
David J. Sprows Gr’71, Narberth, PA, a professor of mathematics at Villanova University; Nov. 19.
Charles M. Tomasetti GEE’71, Manheim, PA, a retired physicist for RCA; Oct. 17.
Ellen R. Weintraub CW’71 WG’74, Miami Beach, FL, a mortgage consultant; Dec. 7. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the swimming team.
Donald J. Bergmann GCE’72 GCP’72, Canandaigua, NY, a former engineer at a construction company who later started a consultancy; Dec. 25. He served in the US Navy Civil Engineering Corps and the Navy Reserve.
Ira Genberg L’72, Atlanta, a construction attorney, an adjunct professor of law at Emory University, and a novelist; Dec. 8.
Samuel B. Preston WG’72, Philadelphia, a retired international banker who later became an adjunct professor of business ethics at New York University; Dec. 6. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity. His wife is Frances Fiala Preston CW’70.
Marc P. Riedel Gr’72, Walker, LA, professor emeritus of sociology and criminology at Southeastern Louisiana University; Dec. 11.
Charles R. “Chuck” Taylor WG’72, Cranberry Township, PA, a former assistant manager at Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff, a media company; Oct. 31. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.
Henry F. Thorne WG’72, Wallingford, PA, a retired banking executive who served as head of DNB First; Nov. 6.
Deborah Kanter CW’73, Plymouth, MA, a former ski instructor who later worked for the US Forest Service and became a craniosacral therapist; Nov. 19.
Dr. Leslie Gordon Mayer GEd’73 Gr’76, Gladwyne, PA, Nov. 12. After working as a psychotherapist, she founded Mayer Leadership Group, which offered one-on-one coaching to business executives. Her son is Jason D. Mayer C’00.
Richard J. Smith GEE’73, Leesburg, VA, a retired corporate vice president at the engineering company SAIC; Nov. 8.
Susan G. Buchanan CW’74, New Orleans, an agricultural economist and senior reporter for Dow Jones Newswires; Nov. 22.
Dr. Bernard Fisher GM’74, Pittsburgh, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh and a surgeon whose groundbreaking breast cancer research brought an end to the routine use of radical mastectomies; Oct. 16, at 101.
Maria Galanos Hetos GrEd’74, Memphis, TN, a retired mathematics teacher; Nov. 24, at 100. Her daughters are Catherine Hetos Skefos CW’73 G’73, who is married to Harry J. Skefos W’73 WG’73, and Stephanie Hetos Cocke C’85 G’85 GFA’87 Gr’05, who is married to Reagan W. Cocke C’85 GAr’88.
Emily A. Sopensky WG’75, Arlington, VA, a business communications consultant for the RFID (radio frequency identification) industry; Sept. 25.
William M. Hilton Jr. C’76, Sheffield, MA, a publishing associate who worked at magazines such as Forbes, Rolling Stone, and ESPN; Nov. 4. His wife is Elena Delgado C’77.
Eric R. Lautzenheiser GAr’77 GCP’77 GFA’77, Philadelphia, an architect who specialized in designing healthcare facilities; July 28.
John C. Torney WEv’77, Malvern, PA, a marketing consultant; July 9, 2017. He served in the US Navy. His wife is Carole Havrilko Torney Nu’81.
Dr. Gregory D. Bossart V’78, Alpharetta, GA, senior vice president and chief veterinary officer at the Georgia Aquarium; Nov. 19.
Andrew R. Taussig WG’78, New York, former vice chairman at Barclays Capital; Dec. 21.
Warren M. Brown ME’79, Findlay, OH, former vice president at a bridge engineering company; Dec. 15. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.
Scott Linsky C’80, New York, June 25.
Peter N. Lycurgus WG’80, Saratoga, CA, former director of marketing for Apple Incorporated; Dec. 12. His wife is Elizabeth V. Grace WG’79 Gr’84.
Anthony P. Ziemba G’80, Feb. 27, 2017.
Robert F. Koller GME’81, Philadelphia, an employee of the aerospace division of General Electric; April 6.
Violet V. Phillips C’81, Philadelphia,former vice president and creative director at the medical marketing firm Digitas Health; Sept. 15. She also served as editor for several Philadelphia weekly papers and narrated two audiobooks.
Stephanie Robinson Lewis WG’82, Princeton, NJ, a municipal finance company director; Nov. 7.
Esther L. Payne CGS’82, Hatboro, PA, a retired medical research technician who worked at Penn for over 30 years; Nov. 10. She also volunteered at the Penn Museum as a docent.
Mark M. Brzozowski C’83, Metairie, LA, Nov. 9. He served in the US Marine Corps.
James R. “Jim” Haslem L’83, Santa Barbara, CA, a lawyer and real estate consultant; Nov. 9.
Samuel Benson GFA’85, Chester, PA, a painter, sculptor, lyricist, and guitarist; March 26, 2017.
Harold J. Manning Jr. W’85, Anchorage, AK, July 1. His wife is Dana Gwen Manning W’87, and one son is Hank J. Manning C’14.
Jennifer Stein Boyd C’88, San Francisco, an elementary school teacher and librarian; Dec. 23. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority.
Constance Heard Ledwell CGS’88, Voorhees, NJ, a collections keeper at the Penn Museum; Dec. 14. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
Elizabeth Plaisted Piel CGS’89, Upper Darby, PA, a retired schoolteacher; April 25.
David S. Sinnott WG’91, Wellesley, MA, a financial services consultant and cofounder of Climassure Incorporated; Dec. 12.
Sherry Doyle Hart SW’94, Bethlehem, PA, a social worker and psychotherapist; Dec. 9.
Julie Scenna Fitzgibbons GNu’95, Norristown, PA, a nurse practitioner; Nov. 19.
Van R. Reiner WAM’95, Baltimore, a former Bethlehem Steel Corporation executive who later became president and CEO of the Maryland Science Center; June 5.
Craig Peter Rice WG’95, Sydney, Australia, a bank manager; Nov. 22.
Gregory D. Palmer CGS’00, Glen Mills, PA, an information systems and computing research liaison at Penn; Nov. 12.
Christopher T. Louer GEx’01, Audubon, PA, a drug discovery data scientist in the pharmaceutical industry; Sept. 13, 2018.
Forrest Dean Pilgrim III GEng’02, West Grove, PA, an engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center; Nov. 6.
Sharon Enoch-Hester GEd’04, Harrisburg, PA, a teacher in the Harrisburg School District; Nov. 10.
Dr. Kristin Erk Erbach D’04, Honesdale, PA, a dentist; Dec. 20.
James R. Hanlon Jr. G’04, Philadelphia, Dec. 17.
Denzel Kadeem Cummings C’15, Laurinburg, NC, a deputy campaign director in North Carolina for Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign; Nov. 3. He previously worked for the Center for American Progress in Washington, DC, and was an Emerson Fellow for the Institute for Educational Leadership. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the cofounder of the Black Ivy Coalition. In recognition of his senior class leadership, he won the Spoon Award in 2015.
Faculty & Staff
James F. “Ace” Adams IV, Charlottesville, VA, a former lacrosse coach for whom the lacrosse field at Penn is named; Nov. 11. He was appointed head lacrosse coach in 1970, and he coached for eight years. The Quakers went a combined 51–34 under him, and he led the team to its first two NCAA Championship appearances in 1975 and 1977. During his time at Penn, he coached 17 All-Americans and was Penn’s fourth-winningest lacrosse coach since the program started in 1900. He was inducted into the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 1975. He left Penn to coach at the University of Virginia until his retirement. In 2011, Penn named its lacrosse field at Penn Park the James F. “Ace” Adams Field, making it the first field named for a former Penn coach.
Joseph Bordogna. See Class of 1955.
George T. Breen, Olympic medalist and former Penn swimming coach; Nov. 9. He was a member of the 1956 and 1960 Olympic teams and served as captain of Team USA in 1960. In 1956, he set a world record in the preliminaries of the 1500 freestyle but settled for the bronze medal, and he also won a bronze medal in the 400 freestyle and silver in the 800 freestyle relay. In the 1960 Olympics, he won another bronze in the 1500 free. He was the coach of the Penn men’s swimming team from 1966 to 1982 and was also supervisor of aquatics, in charge of both the men’s and women’s programs. He was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1975.
Nicholas S. Coviello. See Class of 1969.
Dr. Joel G. Flaks. See Class of 1957.
David Norman Freeman, Newtown Square, PA, a former Wharton professor; Nov. 16. Before coming to Penn, he worked at IBM in the development of the operating system DOS/360. He joined the University in 1969 as a professor of statistics and operations in research and was director of the Computer Center. He left Penn in 1971 for Rutgers University. A couple years later, he joined the private computer consulting firm Ketron as vice president. He served in the US Army Reserve.
Dr. Lois Johnson-Hamerman, Philadelphia, a retired clinical professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and a Pennsylvania Hospital neonatologist; Aug. 10. She joined Penn’s faculty in 1963 as an associate professor in pediatrics and also served as an associate physician at both CHOP and Pennsylvania Hospital. She remained at Pennsylvania Hospital for 40 years while holding various teaching positions at Penn and at Thomas Jefferson University. She developed the Kernicterus Data Registry, which helped spur awareness of the need to routinely screen newborns for jaundice before discharging them from the hospital. She also conducted early research into retinopathy as it occurs in premature infants. In 1996, she was awarded the Bilirubin Club Award for her leadership in research on newborn jaundice and prevention of bilirubin injury. She retired in 1999.
Jan Z. Krasnowiecki, Easton, MD, a former law professor; Nov. 28. He began his career at Penn in 1959 and became a nationally recognized expert on land use and the development of planned communities. He developed a new course on middle- and low-income housing and worked with Community Legal Services on model legislation designed to safeguard tenants’ rights in leaseholds. He also worked with the US Public Health Service examining methods of community organization needed to carry out prevention and rehabilitation programs. In 1966, he received a Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, and in 1981 he was given Penn Law School’s Harvey Levin Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence. He remained at Penn Law as a professor until 1986, at which point he worked in private practice. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Constance Heard Ledwell. See Class of 1988.
Lee William McLain Jr. See Class of 1967.
José Miguel Oviedo, Philadelphia, Trustee Professor of Latin American literature; Dec. 19. He came to Penn in 1988 and was appointed as one of the first Trustee Professors. While at Penn, he completed what is arguably his most important critical work, the four-volume History of Latin American Literature (Historia de la Literatura Latinoamericana). He received several fellowships, including Guggenheim and Rockefeller Foundation fellowships. He earned Phi Beta Delta Membership in 1990 and emeritus status at his retirement in 2000. The José Miguel Oviedo Undergraduate Student Paper Award is given annually to the best paper in Latin American and Latino Studies written by a Penn undergraduate student.
Gregory D. Palmer. See Class of 2000.
Esther L. Payne. See Class of 1982.
Kirby F. Smith. See Class of 1963.
R. Roberta Throne. See Class of 1939.
Dr. Peter White. See Class of 1955.