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Lola Medoff May Ed’33, El Paso, TX, a retired high school language arts teacher; Jan. 5, at 106.
Dr. Robert Leighton C’40 V’41, Davis, CA, professor emeritus of veterinary surgery at UC Davis; Jan. 22, at 102. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Eleanor Huston Scott Ed’40 GEd’41, Cape May Point, NJ, Oct. 26, at 100. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and the Mortar Board Senior Society. One granddaughter is Elizabeth Mairs GEd’12.
Leon S. Bolotin W’41, San Diego, retired president of his family’s furniture business; Dec. 31, at 99. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Penn Players and the swimming team.
Mary Wieland Lauffer GEd’41, Annapolis, MD, a retired teacher and coach in Pennsylvania; Jan. 14, at 101. She was an alternate for the US field hockey team in 1940 and later a three-time golf champion at the National Senior Games.
Jerome “Jack” Abrams W’42, White Plains, NY, a former executive of a coating products company; Jan. 14, at 99. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II, and was a prisoner of war for more than a year after his aircraft was shot down. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity. His son is Steven J. Abrams W’74 WG’74, and one grandchild is Royce C. Abrams W’10.
Reba Heskel Pollock CW’42, Philadelphia, a retired social worker; Jan. 23.
Dr. Kleona Brown Corsini CW’43 M’47, Honolulu, retired branch chief of the Hawaii State Department of Health; Aug. 16, 2018.
Dr. R. Alan Fawcett M’43, Wheeling, WV, a retired ophthalmologist; Sept. 7, 2017. He served in the US Army.
Dr. Milton Dalitzky D’44, Lake Worth, FL, a retired dentist; Jan. 10.
Elizabeth G. Shook OT’44, Egg Harbor City, NJ, Dec. 7.
Edward A. Breuninger W’45, Pocono Pines, PA, retired president of a dairy company; Feb. 25. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Dr. Richard W. Brown Jr. V’45, Boulder City, NV, a retired research veterinarian; Jan. 25. He served as a veterinarian for the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration during World War II.
Dr. Harry R. Bruhn D’45, Kennett Square, PA, a former associate professor of anatomy and physiology at Penn Dental in the 1950s and 1960s who later had a private dental practice; Jan. 6, at 100. He served in the US Navy Medical Corps.
Betty Kauffman Pryor DH’46, West Chester, PA, a retired dental hygienist; Dec. 13.
Dr. Paul H. Ripple M’46, Lancaster, PA, a retired ophthalmologist; Jan. 23. He served in the US Air Force Medical Corps.
Marion Briner Woods HUP’46, Winston-Salem, NC, Jan. 8.
Aileen Zurbrugg Friedel Mu’47, Astoria, NY, an accomplished cellist who also taught cello at several colleges; Feb. 5. Her sister is Regina Zurbrugg Koontz Mu’49.
Charles W. Hitschler Jr. W’47, Philadelphia, a retired sales manager at a wholesale food distributor; May 19, 2017. His son is Charles W. Hitschler III W’73, and one daughter is Barbara H. Serrill CW’72.
Dr. Marian Willis LeFevre G’47, Newton, MA, a retired physiologist at Brookhaven National Laboratory; Jan. 14.
Dr. Leonard S. Weiss WG’47 GM’53, Hollywood, FL, March 24, 2019. Two sons are Dr. Robert M. Weiss C’70 and Dr. Richard G. Weiss C’78. One daughter is Gail W. Browdy Storch CW’68.
Edgar T. Gibson GM’48, Boothbay, ME, a retired surgeon; July 16, 2017, at 102. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Milton M. Grover Jr. GM’48, Gainesville, FL, a retired radiologist; May 20, 2017.
Richard J. Hanak MTE’48, Wynnewood, PA, a retired computer programmer; July 2, 2018. He served in the US Merchant Marine during World War II.
Dr. Paul W. Petcher M’48, Chatom, AL, a retired physician; May 12, 2019.
Marjory Richards HUP’48, Mechanicsburg, PA, Feb. 5.
David W. Roseboro GEd’48, Peach Bottom, PA, a retired high school health and physical education teacher; Feb. 6. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Arthur H. Schwartz C’48, Mechanicsburg, PA, retired deputy director for the Pennsylvania Department of Labor; Dec. 25. He served in the US Army Military Intelligence Division during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.
Dr. Joseph O. Stevens C’48 D’52, Orbisonia, PA, a retired dentist who maintained a practice for 50 years; Jan. 26. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II.
Claire Dankworth Stratton Ed’48, Havertown, PA, a retired librarian at Haverford Senior High School; Jan. 16. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Martin Bachman W’49, Lafayette Hill, PA, a retired CPA; Sept. 16. He served in the US Army during World War II. His daughter is Marjorie Bachman Boxbaum CW’74, and his son is Joseph M. Bachman C’80.
Helen Elizabeth “Betty” Beirne Barrett SW’49, Towanda, PA, a retired social work consultant; Jan. 10. One son is Daniel J. Barrett W’74.
Madalene Mark Bing Ed’49 GEd’49, Columbus, OH, a retired elementary school music teacher; Jan. 5. At Penn, she was a member of Mortar Board Senior Society and the chorus.
Frances Cormick Carter CW’49, Chicago, a retired substance abuse therapist; Jan. 29.
H. Robert Davis Jr. C’49 M’53, Carlisle, PA, a retired physician; Dec. 9, 2017. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War II, remained active in the Army Reserve, and did two tours as a physician during the Vietnam War.
Christine Schaefer Gates CW’49, Lake Forest, IL, Dec. 13. At Penn, she was a member of Penn Players.
Richard “Dick” Guba EE’49 GEE’56, Englewood, FL, a retired engineer; Dec. 22. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity.
D. Bruce Hirshorn ME’49, Philadelphia, Jan. 1. His brother is Paul M. Hirshorn C’62 GCP’64 GAr’72.
Dr. Guy H. “Pete” Michael Jr. M’49, Morgantown, WV, a retired physician; Feb. 1.
Julian Siegal C’49, Livingston, NJ, Feb. 16, 2019. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity, the Daily Pennsylvanian, and the Army ROTC. Three sons are Dr. John D. Siegal C’77 M’82, Dr. Todd L. Siegal C’79, and Dr. James Ross Siegal C’82 D’86. One granddaughter is Kimberly Siegal Esterkin C’06.
Dr. Lionel A. Bernson C’50, Dallas, PA, retired director of adolescent and child psychiatry and professor at the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Feb. 6. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and WXPN.
Wayne W. Brown C’50, Bridgeport, CT, Sept. 10. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity and the sprint football and track teams.
Dr. Sidney N. Busis GM’50, Pittsburgh, a retired ear, nose, and throat physician; March 22, 2019. He served in the US Army during World War II. Two sons are Dr. Neil A. Busis M’77 and Richard J. Busis C’75 G’80, and one granddaughter is Deborah B. Busis C’05 SPP’10.
Jack S. Cochrane Jr. Ar’50, Quebec, Canada, a pastor and professor of English and linguistics at the Université de Sherbrooke; Jan. 31. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Dr. Marilyn Rohrer Curran CW’50 M’54, Chesapeake, VA, a former clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Penn; Jan. 19. She also maintained an outpatient psychiatry practice and staff positions at area hospitals. Two sons are Dr. Charles Walter Curran Jr. C’82 M’86 and Gerald R. Curran C’86.
Robert H. Dalzell W’50, Lexington, KY, a retired electrical engineer who worked on military aircraft; Feb. 9. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Daniel H. Erickson III L’50, Sterling, VA, a retired attorney; Feb. 17. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Richard S. Franken W’50, Voorhees, NJ, retired founder and head of a fire alarm company; Jan. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Dr. Henry A. Geidel Jr. D’50, Columbia, SC, a retired dentist; Jan. 4. He served in the US military.
Ione Kemp Knight G’50, Kilmarnock, VA, professor emerita of English at Meredith College; Jan. 4.
Dr. Richard K. MacMillan C’50, Phoenix, a retired physician; Feb. 18. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Dr. Abraham H. Miller C’50 M’54, Gaithersburg, MD, a retired physician at Boeing; Jan. 16. He served in the US Public Health Service.
John P. Reading Jr. W’50, Cincinnati, a retired director of public relations for Cincinnati Milacron, a manufacturer of plastics processing equipment; Feb. 21, 2018. He was a veteran of World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Robert J. Stradling GEd’50, Elkton, MD, a retired teacher; Jan. 7.
Jerome A. Weinberger W’50, Cleveland, former chairman and CEO of Gray Drug Stores; March 21, 2017. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity.
Estelle Greenwald Bienstock Ed’51 GEd’52, Margate City, NJ, a retired teacher at Atlantic City High School; Feb. 3.
Thelma “Dovie” Yentis Carter CW’51, Philadelphia, a retired office manager at a law firm; Nov. 11. Her daughter is Audrey C. Bredhoff C’76, and her son is Steven L. Carter C’79.
Jerome H. Eichert W’51, Anderson Township, OH, retired CFO of Carlisle Corporation, a franchise and real estate management company; Aug. 28. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the Army ROTC.
Horace “Hod” G. Jacobs W’51, Rochester Hills, MI, retired vice president of marketing at Eldorado Tires; Feb. 9. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Elizabeth Schwartz Lamb CW’51, Sierra Madre, CA, a retired physiatrist for the Veterans Administration; Feb. 15. After retirement, she obtained her juris doctor degree. At Penn, she was a member of Pi Mu Epsilon mathematics fraternity.
Sally Kneeland Parsons DH’51, Farmington, ME, a former dental hygienist; Jan. 26.
Edward A. Roussos W’51, Bloomfield, CT, a public school teacher; Jan. 5. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Wilbur N. Steltzer Jr. C’51 GEd’57, West Grove, PA, a retired biology teacher and middle school principal; Jan. 20. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity and the Navy/Marine ROTC.
Robert Torgler W’51, Norfolk, VA, a retired IBM executive; Jan. 19. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was president of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Howard L. Underwood G’51, Vestavia, AL, a retired trust officer at a bank and owner of a profit-sharing consultancy; Feb. 2. He served in the Alabama Air National Guard.
Dr. Chester L. Wagstaff M’51, Washington, DC, a retired obstetrician; June 11, 2018. He served in the US Army.
Dr. Milton C. Westphal Jr. M’51 GM’55, Santee, SC, former chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina; Jan. 2.
Henry J. Abraham Gr’52, Washington, DC, former professor of political science; Feb. 26. He joined the faculty as an assistant professor of political science soon after receiving his PhD and was later promoted to associate professor. While at Penn, he was awarded one of the first Faculty Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, earned a Fulbright Lectureship to Aarhus University in Denmark, and was selected as a Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar. In 1972, he began teaching at the University of Virginia, where he remained until his retirement in 1997. Born in Germany, he came to the US as a refugee at age 15 and was drafted into the US Army, where he served as an intelligence officer during World War II. His wife is Mildred K. Abraham G’54.
Anne Savage Barnum CW’52, Scarborough, ME, a school reading specialist; Feb. 1. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, and the badminton, basketball, field hockey, and tennis teams.
Aileen Sallom Freeman CW’52, Scranton, PA, an artist and author; Jan. 18. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi women’s fraternity.
Eugene Hondorf W’52, Saint Augustine, FL, a retired manager at Allstate Insurance; Dec. 2. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the swimming team.
Marilyn Carr Maher HUP’52, Atco, NJ, a retired elementary school nurse; Dec. 26.
Dr. H. Foster Mitchem Jr. D’52, Cary, NC, a retired dentist; Feb. 7. He served in the US Army during World War II.
Murry J. Waldman L’52, San Francisco, a retired attorney; Jan. 15. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review.
Warren M. Wells Jr. C’52, Needham Heights, MA, a retired sales manager for a paper mill; Feb. 2. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Psi fraternity, Mask & Wig, Friars Senior Society, and the rowing team. One daughter is Elizabeth Warren Meyer C’94.
Philip H. Young C’52, Lexington, VA, a minister; Feb. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Acacia fraternity and the Penn Band.
Luther H. Ginkinger Jr. Ar’53, Norristown, PA, Feb. 1, 2019. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy ROTC.
Dr. Edward N. Green D’53, Westerville, OH, a retired dentist; July 13.
Richard H. Greenberg W’53, Studio City, CA, a real estate developer; Dec. 27. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the sprint football team.
Dr. Howard M. Grey C’53, Highlands Ranch, CO, former president and scientific director of La Jolla Institute for Immunology; Dec. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.
Dr. Paul W. Husted V’53, Fort Collins, CO, a retired veterinarian for the US Air Force Veterinary Service; Jan. 3. He later became assistant professor of small animal medicine at Colorado State University.
James M. Kline W’53, Clermont, FL, a retired auditor for General Electric; Jan. 5. He served in the US Air Force.
Frank A. Magarace WEv’53, Sudbury, MA, an international finance executive; April 16, 2019.
Dr. Robert “Perry” T. Reeves M’53, Lakewood, NJ, a retired radiologist and radiation oncologist; Jan. 15. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. William Blair Anderson GM’54, Durham, NC, a pediatrician and child psychologist; March 1, 2019. He served in the US Army during World War II and in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Ernest J. Bobick W’54, Saint Louis, former president of Promotional Options; March 20, 2018.
Robert N. Botwin GME’54, Bellmore, NY, a propulsion engineer for the aerospace and defense technology company Northrop Grumman who worked on NASA’s lunar modules; Dec. 26. He served in the US Army Chemical Corps.
Thomas O. Jones CE’54 WG’58, New York, former president and CEO of Fifth Generation Computer, known for developing speech recognition applications in the public telephone network; Feb. 5. He was a White House Fellow under President Lyndon Johnson and served as special assistant to Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare John W. Gardner. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Sphinx Senior Society, and the wrestling team. His sons are Thomas H. Jones C’90 and Andrew Jones C’93.
Jerdon E. Kutz C’54, Lakewood, OH, former head of a hardware company; Jan. 14. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the track team.
J. Alan Lauer W’54, Panacea, FL, a retired actuary; July 22. He served as chief actuary for the State of Pennsylvania under Governor Dick Thornburgh. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.
Robert E. McVay Jr. Ar’54, Webster, NY, a retired employee of Xerox; Jan. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.
Roberta Wolff Nehlig G’54, Willow Grove, PA, retired head of the foreign language department for an all-girls boarding school; December 26. She also worked for the CIA.
Phyllis Rubin Polk CW’54, Philadelphia, a former public relations officer for the City of Philadelphia; Nov. 22. At Penn, she was a member of WXPN.
George D. Schoenberg GEd’54, Calverton, NY, a former music schoolteacher and church organist; Jan. 24. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II. His daughter is Christine A. Schoenberg L’77.
Ida Freeborn Sellinger OT’54, Clifton, NJ, a former bookkeeper for her late husband William Sellinger L’56’s law firm; Dec. 30. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority. One son is Timothy S. Sellinger L’88.
Norman J. Wohlken C’54, Lacey, WA, a retired senior vice president of Security Pacific National Bank; Feb. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, Kite & Key Society, and Friars Senior Society.
James F. Cavanaugh W’55, Dataw Island, SC, a retired CPA in the cable TV industry; Feb. 6. He served in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and the lacrosse team.
Paul L. Giuffre G’55, Fort Smith, AR, a retired attorney; Jan. 2. He served in the US Navy.
Herman Goldstein WG’55, Madison, WI, a professor emeritus of law at the University of Wisconsin; Jan. 24. He received the 2018 Stockholm Prize in Criminology for his contributions to modern policing.
Dr. Alexander P. Greer M’55, Spokane, WA, a retired doctor; Feb. 6. He served in the US Army. His wife is Dorothy Latimer Greer OT’54, one son is Dr. William R. Greer M’93 GM’97, and his sister is Florianne Greer Meldrum CW’51.
Dr. Robert N. Helton GM’55, Anaheim, CA, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist who was also a clinical professor of surgery at the University of California, Irvine and a former mayor of Villa Park; Dec. 31. He served in the US Air Force.
Manya Lerner Kamerling CW’55, Cherry Hill, NJ, a retired attorney; April 5, 2019. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority, Mortar Board Senior Society, and Penn Players. Her husband is Dr. William Kamerling C’52 GM’58. Her son is Dr. Joseph M. Kamerling C’84, who is married to Susan Nudelman Kamerling Nu’84 GNu’88; and one daughter is Debra Kamerling Stern W’87 WG’92, who is married to Dr. Robert Marc Stern D’87. Four grandchildren are Samuel T. Stern EAS’14, Dana R. Kamerling C’15, Justin E. Kamerling W’17, and Allison L. Stern C’20.
Ann Louise Bernard Klaus Nu’55, Bryan, TX, a nurse; Oct. 30, 2019. One son is Adam Klaus C’83.
Robert T. Owen W’55, Germantown, TN, a retired banker; June 20, 2018. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Sphinx Senior Society, and the track team.
Gary A. Saage W’55, Teaneck, NJ, a CPA who later became township manager of Teaneck; Jan. 5. He served in the US Army and the US Army Reserves. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity, WXPN, and the Army ROTC.
Dr. Martin Seidenstein C’55, Wall Township, NJ, a retired surgeon; Jan. 28. One daughter is Robin A. Cook EAS’87. He served in the US Army.
Edward L. Snitzer L’55, Philadelphia, a founding partner of the investment management firm Prudent Management Associates; Sept. 11. He was a trustee of the Albert Einstein Healthcare Network and a former president of Congregation Rodeph Shalom. His wife is Gail Weiss Snitzer CW’60, and his daughter is Barbara Solit C’92, whose husband is Dr. David Brian Solit C’91 M’95. Two grandchildren are Abigail C. Solit C’20 and Joshua Snitzer C’21.
Roy W. Sullivan Jr. C’55, Wilmington, DE, an advertising and public relations professional; Dec. 4. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Chi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Dr. George I. Balas M’56, Collierville, TN, a retired anesthesiologist at the University of Tennessee; Feb. 7. He served in the US Army as a war crimes interpreter, and he retired as a captain in the US Navy Medical Corps, pioneering in the area of regional anesthesia.
Thomas M. Collins W’56, Wallingford, PA, a retired pharmaceutical executive; Jan. 15. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the basketball team, Zeta Psi fraternity, and the Navy ROTC. His son is Thomas F. Collins C’86 GAr’92.
Richard J. Fox WEv’56, Penn Valley, PA, a prominent real estate developer whose company developed the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia; Feb. 9. Temple University’s Fox School of Business is named in his honor. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War. One son is Harry Dietz Fox WG’85. His brother is Robert A. Fox C’52.
Dr. William F. P. Hushion C’56, Wallingford, PA, retired medical director at Philadelphia Electric Company (PECO); Feb. 4. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War.
Norman L. Leventhal WG’56, Warrington, PA, former co-owner of a motor lodge and restaurant; Feb. 23. He also trained guide dogs for Israel Guide Dog Center for the Blind.
Dr. Benjamin F. MacDonald M’56, Framingham, MA, a physician who ran a nursing home with his wife; Feb. 10. He was also a school psychiatrist. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. Allen R. Myers C’56, Ardmore, PA, a former associate professor of rheumatology in Penn’s School of Medicine and former dean of medicine at Temple University; Jan. 15. He joined the Penn faculty in 1969 as an assistant professor of medicine and went on to become an associate professor of rheumatology, before leaving the University in 1978. He wrote several medical textbooks and served as president of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He served in the US Public Health Service Commission. As a student at Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. His wife is Dr. Ellen Patz Myers GEd’75 Gr’87.
Nancy Bendel Ryon CW’56, Gainesville, FL, a retired psychologist; Feb. 2. Her husband is Dr. Dale S. Ryon M’57.
Marianne K. Scanlon Nu’56, Saint Petersburg, FL, a retired psychiatric nurse; Jan. 22. One daughter is Elisabeth Scanlon Nu’85, and her son is Richard J. Scanlon C’80 WG’86.
James H. Tinsman Jr. C’56 G’60, Reading, PA, professor emeritus of anthropology at Kutztown University; Jan. 2. He also owned and operated a used bookstore. He served in the US Army. His sister is Nancy Tinsman Rector CW’53.
William M. Winship III WG’56, Darien, CT, an executive in the printing industry; Feb. 2.
Dr. Joseph C. Beres GM’57, Washington Crossing, PA, retired staff president of the radiology department at Nazareth Hospital; May 30, 2019. He served in the US Navy during World War II.
Walker J. Burns Jr. W’57, Westfield, MA, a retired employee at a tool manufacturing company; Feb. 14. He served in the US Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean War.
Dr. Robert E. Campbell M’57 GM’59, Haverford, PA, former professor of radiology at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine; Feb. 2. He joined the faculty at Penn in 1958 as an assistant instructor of radiology. He was an instructor and a resident from 1961 to 1964 and then became a full instructor. He became an assistant professor in 1970, an associate professor in 1973, and a professor in 1976. He worked at Pennsylvania Hospital for 50 years and chaired its radiology department from 1986 to 2005. He left Penn in 1995 but returned in 1997 as a clinical professor. He stayed at Penn until 2011. The Robert E. Campbell Endowed Professorship in Radiology at Pennsylvania Hospital is named in his honor.
Matthias “Matt” Christy W’57, Millville, NJ, the owner of a funeral home; Jan. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Dr. Stanley Forster M’57, Washington, DC, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist; Jan. 27. One grandchild is Brendan P. Forster C’11 W’11.
Robert L. Franklin W’57, New York, a retired attorney; Sept. 20, 2018.
Robert D. Glick W’57, Chicago, a retired attorney; April 15, 2017.
Dr. Donald F. Hockman D’57, King of Prussia, PA, a retired dentist; Feb. 14. He served in the US Air Force. His daughter is Lauren Hockman Becker W’88, and his sister is Joy Hockman Silverberg Ed’61.
Dr. Richard V. Lolla D’57, Toms River, NJ, a retired dentist; Jan. 20. He served in the US Navy. His wife is Ruth Lawrence Lolla DH’56.
Lowell R. Thomas C’57, Clearwater Beach, FL, Dec. 19.
Donald W. Zeug W’57, Upper Montclair, NJ, a retired textile plant manager: Jan. 12. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. His wife is Dorothy Mulick Zeug CW’57.
Dr. Ignatius W. Adams V’58, Surfside, FL, a retired veterinarian who opened the first veterinary emergency clinic in Miami; June 16, 2018.
Gerard J. Brault Gr’58, State College, PA, professor emeritus of French and Medieval studies at Penn State; Feb. 5. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Kalman E. Fine W’58, Elkins Park, PA, a retired attorney; Dec. 8. His wife is Suzan Weller Fine GNu’88.
Mary J. Foster GEd’58, Hollidaysburg, PA, a former nurse for Cambria County (PA) Mental Health; Feb. 1. She served in the US Navy Nurse Corps during World War II.
Dr. Victor J. Hajjar D’58, Harrisburg, PA, a retired dentist who maintained a practice for more than 50 years; Jan. 24.
Gary King W’58, Lighthouse Point, FL, a retired investment executive; Jan. 26. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity and Mask & Wig.
John C. Pickens WG’58, Windsor, CT, former executive director of Windsor Community Television; Jan. 9. He also spent many years working as an urban renewal planner for the State of Connecticut.
Richard B. Stevenson ChE’58, Lewes, DE, a retired manager at General/Kraft Foods; Jan. 18. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy/Marine ROTC.
Arthur B. Van Blerkom W’58, New York, a retired CPA; Dec. 28. His son is Lawrence S. Van Blerkom W’88.
Dr. John E. Benzel M’59, Greenville, DE, a retired hematologist; Feb. 13. He served in the US Army Medical Corps.
Richard A. Brown W’59, New York, a retired executive at Morgan Stanley; Jan. 18. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN. His brother is Robert E. Brown W’66.
Rosalie Ann Cook HUP’59, Holmdel, NJ, a retired nurse; Jan. 17.
Dr. Richard S. Heilman M’59, Burlington, VT, a gastrointestinal radiologist and professor emeritus at the University of Vermont; Feb. 7. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
John B. Malcolm Jr. WG’59, Melbourne, FL, a retired US Army colonel and head of telecommunications for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Jan. 12.
Rabbi Andrew David Packman C’59, Oklahoma City, a former rabbi; Feb. 10. He served as a Jewish chaplain at a US Air Force base. His wife is Nina Packman CW’60, and his brother is Dr. Gerald S. Packman C’64 M’68 GM’73.
Michael P. Ratner V’59, Fairfield, CT, a retired veterinarian and adjunct professor at the University of Bridgeport; Dec. 25. He served in the US Army. In 1999, he received the Alumni Award of Merit from Penn Vet Alumni.
Dr. John L. Wanamaker Jr. M’59 GM’63, Athens, PA, a retired cardiologist; Jan. 29. He served in the US Air Force for 10 years. One son is Thomas L. Wanamaker C’79.
Nancy Bowen HUP’60, Saylorsburg, PA, a nurse; Jan. 29.
Lula C. Dillard DH’60, Philadelphia, a retired dental hygienist; Feb. 4.
George M. Jenner W’60, Tampa, FL, a former systems analyst for the City of New York, AT&T, and other organizations; Dec. 18. At Penn, he was a member of the debate team. His sister is Iris Jenner Purcell PT’67.
Judith Weaver May SW’60, Morristown, NJ, a retired psychologist who began her career as a school social worker; Dec. 22.
Meryl Moss Nesbitt CW’60, Rancho Mirage, CA, an art gallery owner, art consultant, jazz pianist, and art history teacher; Sept. 15, 2018. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority.
Dr. Manuel A. Sison GM’60, Orange, CA, former owner of Vista Care; August 31, 2018.
Hon. Wayne E. Wagner W’60, Scotia, NY, former president of a real estate company, an entrepreneur who owned various businesses, and town supervisor of Glenville, NY; Feb. 11. He served in the US Army and the Army Reserve. At Penn, he was a member of the Army ROTC. One daughter is Belinda A. Wagner C’81.
Dr. Theodore B. Appel III M’61, Boulder, CO, retired president of the medical staff at Boulder Community Hospital; Dec. 24. He served in the US Army.
Dr. Ralph B. Dell M’61, Whitingham, VT, a biomathematical expert and professor at Columbia University; Feb. 11.
Dr. Stanley J. Dudrick M’61 GM’67, Eaton, NH, former professor of surgery at Penn’s School of Medicine and a world-renowned medical pioneer who invented the intravenous feeding method known as total parenteral nutrition (TPN); Jan. 18. With Penn professor of surgery Jonathan Rhoads, he developed TPN while serving as a surgical resident at Penn. The technique, which allows people who cannot eat to be fed through a tube that bypasses their intestines, is credited with saving the lives of millions of acutely ill people who cannot feed themselves. After his residency at HUP, he joined Penn’s faculty and was promoted to assistant professor in 1968 and associate professor in 1969. He served as chair of the department of surgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and director of the Residency Training Program in General Surgery at Penn, before he was recruited to Houston to serve as the founding chairperson of the department of surgery at the University of Texas Medical School. His development of intravenous feeding earned him numerous awards, including the American Surgical Association’s highest honor, the Medallion for Scientific Achievement for Distinguished Service to Surgery. Medscape named him one of the most 50 influential physicians in history, and the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition established the annual Stanley J. Dudrick Research Scholar Award in his honor. He also was internationally known as an expert in fistula surgery, complex re-operative surgery, intestinal failure, surgical metabolism, and nutrition.
Carolyn Cunningham Holmes CW’61, Shrewsbury, MA, owner and operator of Castlemane Farm, a business that trained and raced harness horses; Jan 27.
Franklin “Frank” Mann C’61, Cotuit, MA, an entrepreneur who founded his own computer consulting company; Jan. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, Sphinx Senior Society, and the soccer and lacrosse teams.
Marvyn E. Siegal GEE’61, Benicia, CA, a retired electrical engineer; Feb. 5. He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Dr. Edward G. Abramson C’62, Alexandria, VA, a urologist who maintained a practice for more than 50 years; Nov. 7. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.
Janet Messner Grosh DH’62, Lititz, PA, a dental hygienist and a second-grade teacher; Feb. 21.
Mary Joyce Marinick Lepine CW’62, Rock Hill, SC, a medical assistant in her husband Dr. Eugene M. Lepine M’66’s dermatology practice; Jan. 20. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Lynann Rudert G’62, Annapolis, MD, a retired high school history teacher; Dec. 7.
Joseph Ryczkowski GEd’62, Ewing, NJ, a retired supervisor of vocational programs and funding for the New Jersey Department of Education; Feb. 15. He served in the US Coast Guard during the Korean War.
Richard G. Segal L’62, Prospect, KY, a retired attorney; Jan. 5.
Elaine Joyce Singer CW’62, Virginia Beach, VA, a former schoolteacher in Philadelphia; Oct. 24.
Sherod M. Cooper Jr. Gr’63, Annapolis, MD, a retired English professor at the University of Maryland; Feb. 11. He served in the US Army and the Merchant Marine.
Dr. William B. Drake D’63, Elbridge, NY, an orthodontist; Jan. 16. He served as a captain in the US Air Force.
Robert T. Hart GEd’63, St. Augustine, FL, a retired executive recruiter and outplacement counselor; March 3. He served in the US Army.
George A. Perfecky C’63, Glenside, PA, a professor of Russian, German, Ukrainian, Polish, and Spanish languages at La Salle University; Jan. 11. At Penn, he was a member of the soccer team.
Robert H. Roak C’63, Lafayette Hill, PA, a retired German language teacher at a boarding school; Dec. 30. He was granted three Fulbright Teacher Exchange Awards to Germany and Switzerland. He served in the US Marine Corps and the Pennsylvania National Guard. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity and the lacrosse team.
Edward Germann Jr. WEv’64, Pocono Lake, PA, a retired vice president of a bank; Dec. 2, 2018. He served in the US Army.
Patricia Kearney Miamidian GEd’64, Plymouth Meeting, PA, a high school English and Latin teacher; Jan. 4. Her husband is Leon R. Miamidian EE’57 GEE’62.
Bruce G. Randzin W’64, Wallkill, NY, a school computer technician; Feb. 19.
David M. Rost C’64 WG’68, Weston, FL, former president of Rost Energy; Jan. 30. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Vicki Douglass Bendit CW’65, Penn Valley, PA, Feb. 6. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority.
Howard M. Berger WG’65, Boca Raton, FL, a retired owner of a building maintenance company; Feb. 17. His daughter is Alison Berger Saifer W’90, and his brother is Dr. Bruce J. Berger GM’74.
Dr. Jeremy C. Jackson G’65 Gr’71, Syracuse, NY, a pastor at Trinity Fellowship Church, where he served for 42 years; Jan. 16.
Paul E. Lusk GAr’65, Albuquerque, NM, an architect and professor emeritus of architecture and planning at the University of New Mexico; Jan. 8.
Robert B. Mullen G’65, Concord, CA, a retired director of personnel management for the National Park Service; Jan. 17. He served in the US Army during World War II.
David S. Soble W’65, Chicago, Feb. 23.
Betsy McCue Train CW’65, Boston, an interior designer; Feb. 24. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Her husband is Jack D. Train GAr’75.
Dr. Carl Chance WEv’66 CGS’69, Panama City Beach, FL, professor emeritus of business law and economics at Gloucester County College (now Rowan College of South Jersey), a school he helped fund and build; Jan. 17. He previously served in the US Navy for 22 years.
Dr. Frank J. Grady GM’66, Lake Jackson, TX, an ophthalmologist; Jan. 12. He served in the US Coast Guard.
Dale P. Kensinger L’66, Newton, MA, a retired tax attorney; Jan. 15. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War.
John Peder Maarbjerg WG’66, Stamford, CT, a retired history professor at the University of Connecticut; Feb. 8. His wife is Mary Penzold Maarbjerg G’69.
George H. Milligan WG’66, Enterprise, FL, retired CEO of Computer Science Innovations, a technology company; Jan. 11. He served in the US Air Force Reserves for 22 years.
William M. Stellenwerf WG’66, Mahwah, NJ, a retired accountant; Feb. 27.
Constance Levin Weeks CW’66, Chambersburg, PA, a former schoolteacher; Jan. 21.
Carol A. Furlow GEd’67, Hernando, FL, a special education teacher; Feb. 12.
Luzius R. Hug WG’67, Gossau, Switzerland, March 1, 2018.
Walter C. McSherry WG’67, Spartanburg, SC, Feb. 5. He served in the US Army for 20 years, including during the Korean War.
Richard J. Regan GEd’67, Hatfield, MA, a retired chemistry teacher; Sept. 24. He was also a volunteer firefighter for 35 years.
Edward B. Spector C’67, Philadelphia, Sept. 15.
John G. Womack Jr. L’67, Silver Spring, MD, retired assistant chief counsel at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration; Dec. 11.
John W. Burlingame Gr’68, Philadelphia, a former professor of material science at Drexel University and engineer for the Department of Defense; May 8. He served in the US Army.
Joseph V. Galati WG’68, Harrisburg, PA, a head traffic engineer at the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Jan. 4. He served in the US Air Force.
William E. Macaulay WG’68, Stamford, CT, an energy investor and booster of tuition-free education; Nov. 26. He served as CEO of First Reserve Corporation, which he acquired in 1983 and grew into one of the energy industry’s largest private equity firms. Among other gifts, he donated $30 million to the City University of New York to give thousands of students the opportunity to graduate tuition free.
Rose Marie E. Noble HUP’68, Milton, DE, a longtime employee at Haverford MRI who later worked at a vineyard; Feb. 16.
James J. Restivo Jr. C’68, McMurray, PA, a commercial litigator who specialized in complex insurance disputes; Dec. 28. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. His wife is Gail H. Restivo HUP’69.
Rodney D. Williams SW’68, Philadelphia, retired president of Philadelphia Corporation for Aging; Feb. 12.
Grover J. Cronin III W’69, Gloucester, MA, a youth swimming and diving coach; Jan. 29. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, Penn Players, the swimming and diving team, and the Navy/Marine ROTC.
Bruce N. Director W’69, New York, a former executive at JP Morgan who later started a consulting firm; March 5. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. His sons are Justin J. Director C’05, who is married to Jennifer L. Director C’06; and Nicholas S. Director C’08, who is married to Ashley H. Fidel C’10.
Dr. Joseph D. Fecher Jr. V’69, Huntingdon Valley, PA, a veterinarian; Dec. 17.
Dr. Howard L. Feldman GM’69, Middletown, NY, an ophthalmologist and ophthalmic plastic surgeon; Feb. 10. His son is Jeffrey L. Feldman W’10.
Dr. Peter R. Heisen M’69 GM’73, Washington Crossing, PA, a doctor specializing in infectious diseases; Feb. 23. His wife is Joyce B. Heisen CW’67, and his son is Christopher Heisen C’91.
Gary W. Hicks C’69, Boise, ID, an executive at Spay Neuter Idaho Pets. May 27, 2019. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian.
Marie L. Kerpan CW’69, Mill Valley, CA, a former executive at a career placement service who later started her own consultancy; Dec. 25. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority.
Edward D. Lowry G’69, Oakton, VA, retired executive director of federal regulatory policy and planning at Verizon; Dec. 7.
Terrell Marshall Jr. GrE’69, Glenside, PA, a former professor of electrical engineering at Penn; Dec. 13. He also worked as an electrical engineer for General Electric.
Richard G. Maynard G’69, Harrison, ME, a retired management consultant for General Dynamics, an aerospace and defense company; Dec. 28. He served in the US Army.
Rev. Nathaniel T. Reece C’69, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, a banker who later became a minister; Feb. 1. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity, and the ice hockey and heavyweight rowing teams. His brothers are John Brooks Reece Jr. W’69 and Christopher S. Reece C’72.
Renee Stern Zuritsky CW’69, Philadelphia, Feb. 10. Two sisters are Lydia Stern Rubin CW’63 and Hedy Stern Frisch CW’75.
Duilio J. Baltodano W’70, Key Biscayne, FL, president of CISA Agro, an agricultural supplier in Nicaragua; Jan. 5. At Penn, he was a member of the swimming team. Three sons are Duilio I. Baltodano C’05, Ernesto J. Baltodano C’05, Eduardo R. Baltodano C’08; and one daughter is Indiana M. Baltodano C’12. Two brothers are J. Antonio Baltodano W’73 and A. I. Baltodano Cabrera W’77.
Jean Ellen Kirby Broehl GEd’70, Hanover, NH, a retired reading teacher; Jan. 14.
Richard B. Cowen C’70 WG’75, Brighton, NY, a high school teacher; Feb. 25, 2019. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN. His wife is Randi S. J. Cowen C’77 OT’77. His son is David M. Cowen C’06, and his daughter is Lauren B. Cowen C’09. His sister is Laurie Cowen Wunderle WG’76.
David N. Fleischer C’70 WG’76, New York, a natural gas analyst and principal at Chickasaw Capital; Jan. 19. He served in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of the Navy/Marine ROTC and WXPN. His wife is Judith E. Fleischer WG’76. His son is Jay H. Fleischer EAS’19 GEng’19, and his daughter is Esther A. Fleischer C’21.
Dr. Marc W. Heft EE’70 D’74, Gainesville, FL, a professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, and director of the Center for Oral Health and Aging at the University of Florida; Feb. 8. He served in the US Public Health Service. At Penn, he was a member of WXPN and the sprint football team.
Elizabeth Gargiulo St. Martin WEv’70, Springfield, PA, owner of a fabric store; Jan. 5.
Donald S. Bedrick W’71, Yardley, PA, Dec. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity. His brother is Gerald I. Bedrick W’65.
Maryann Ruda Brickfield CW’71 Gr’76, Washington, DC, retired chief of the neurocytology unit at the National Institutes of Health; Jan. 13, 2019.
Michael Chopan C’71, Allentown, NJ, a retired manager at the New Jersey Office of Information Technology; Dec. 22.
Dr. Richard C. Drummond D’71 GD’73, Gladwyne, PA, a retired orthodontist; Dec. 29. He also spent 20 years in the US Navy. At Penn, he was a member of Penn Players.
Harlan K. Harris C’71, Libertyville, IL, a retired financial executive; Jan. 6. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
James C. Liang Gr’71, Iowa City, IA, former professor of Oriental studies in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences; Jan. 30. In 1963, he was hired as a professor of Oriental studies (which became the department of Asian and Middle Eastern studies in 1992). He left Penn in 1976 to move to the Netherlands for a position at Leiden University, where he reorganized the Chinese language program. He retired as prorector for international affairs at the university in 2006.
Henry J. “Jim” Marshall III C’71, Concord, NH, co-owner of an accounting consultancy for nonprofits; Jan. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity and Mask & Wig.
Hon. Tama Myers Clark GCP’72 L’72, Mitchellville, MD, a retired Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas judge; Jan. 22. After working as an attorney for the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and as an assistant district attorney for Philadelphia, she served on the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas for 30 years.
Dr. Burt H. Feintuch G’72 Gr’75, Portsmouth, NH, director of the Center for the Humanities and a professor of English and folklore at the University of New Hampshire; Oct. 29, 2018.
Wayne T. Mollitor C’72, Lehighton, PA, Jan. 15.
George C. Royal III C’72, Reston, VA, a former software engineer, systems analyst, and architect for several companies; Dec. 31.
Terrence L. Spaar WG’72, Hummelstown, PA, retired deputy secretary of administration for the Pennsylvania Department of Health; Feb. 9. He served in the US Army.
Rita Nora Pollard Burgess CGS’73, Darby, PA, a retired law librarian; Dec. 31.
Karl L. Harter III C’73, Madison, WI, owner of a running shoe store; Jan. 28.
Ralph “Alan” Miller WG’73, Wayne, PA, an investment banking executive; Feb. 15. He served in the US Marine Corps Reserve.
Dr. Walter D. Stevenson III GM’73, Quincy, IL, a retired ophthalmologist; Nov. 29, 2018. He served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War.
Dr. Terence O. Abbott V’75, Wind Gap, PA, a veterinarian; Nov. 21.
Dr. William G. Johnson GM’75, Newark, NJ, professor of neurology at Rutgers University; Jan. 30. He was part of the team that identified the first gene for Parkinson’s disease. He served in the US Public Health Service.
Emily A. Sopensky WG’75, Arlington, VA, a former business communications consultant for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; Sept. 25.
Gerardo R. Garza Castillo WG’76, San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico, Feb. 11. At Penn, he was a member of the soccer team. Two sons are Miguel Garza WG’12 and Gabriel Garza WG’19.
Randall L. Geyerman WG’76, West Des Moines, IA, a retired CFO and COO for various companies; Jan. 16.
Dr. Mitchell D. Feller M’77, Mount Pleasant, SC, a physician who maintained a family practice in Mount Pleasant as well as New Zealand for five years; Jan. 7.
Dr. Norman Zel Rothstein M’77, Phoenixville, PA, a physician at PMA Medical Specialists for 36 years; Jan. 23. His brother is Dr. David M. Rothstein M’80 GM’84.
Michael Lupu ASC’78, Minneapolis, a senior dramaturg at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis; Sept. 5.
Dr. Mortimer L. Mendelsohn GM’78, Pleasanton, CA, a senior scientist and associate director of the biotechnology division at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory; Jan. 8. He began his career as a professor at the Perelman School of Medicine.
Thomas E. Dittmar WG’79, Liberty, NY, Jan. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity.
Cynthia Brudnick ASC’82, Swampscott, MA, Feb. 8.
James V. Martin WG’84, Glenview, IL, an executive at an IT services company; Jan. 5.
Russell J. Haskins W’89, Philadelphia, former executive for Sony Pictures Entertainment and DirecTV who later became a real estate broker; Jan. 24.
Dr. Mark H. Mikulics GM’89, Poway, CA, an orthopedic surgeon; Jan. 29.
Dr. Steven Alec Weber Gr’89, Portland, OR, a professor of anthropology at Washington State University; Jan. 14. He cofounded the Society of Ethnobiology and the Journal of Ethnobiology.
Dr. Robertson B. Tucker C’90 M’95, Philadelphia, a child psychologist specializing in anxiety disorders; Nov. 10.
Brian J. Gordon C’91, Weston, CT, Nov. 18. He owned his own strategic consulting business and served as second selectman of Weston. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity and a former president of his class. His parents are Ronald B. Gordon W’64 and Claire Israel Gordon CW’64, and his sister is Elizabeth Gordon Delizia C’95.
Mary Elizabeth Kearns GrEd’91, Lancaster, PA, a retired sex therapist; Feb. 3.
Joan Apostle Pallante GrEd’91, Covington Township, PA, a former elementary and high school teacher and college professor; Feb. 15.
Karen A. Talerico GNu’91 Gr’99, Portland, OR, a retired nurse; Feb. 8.
Stephen Freeman III C’93, Chantilly, VA, senior account manager for Amadeus Hospitality; Feb. 22. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity.
Dr. Madhu Prasad Kalia WG’93, Devon, PA, a professor of biochemistry, molecular biology, and other subjects at Thomas Jefferson University; Feb. 9.
Sharon McClellan‑Schwartz Nu’95 GNu’97, Glenside, PA, a nurse at Fox Chase Cancer Center; Jan. 31.
Dr. Joan C. Amatniek GM’96, Newtown, PA, a neurologist; Feb. 11.
Sr. Teresita Hinnegan GFA’97, Philadelphia, a medical mission sister and former lecturer in Penn’s School of Nursing; February 10, 2019. In 1982, she joined the faculty at Penn, where she taught for 20 years. She established the Nurse-Midwifery Distance Learning Training Program for the recruitment and training of certified nurse-midwives in underserved areas of rural Pennsylvania. She also taught a course called “Public Policy and Access to Health Care for the Poor.” Later, she became active against human trafficking and cofounded a women’s safe house.
Charlita Cardwell L’98, New York, a former vice president and senior counsel at American Express; Jan. 16. At Penn, she served as president of the Black Law Students Association. Her husband is Martez R. Moore L’98.
Linda M. Rauscher CGS’99 G’03, Philadelphia, an environmental education advocate; Dec. 9.
Lamar S. Plummer C’01, Philadelphia, Feb. 21. At Penn, he was a member of the basketball team, leading the Quakers in scoring in the 2000–01 season and setting a single-season program record with 96 three-pointers.
Arthur Detmar Chamberlain WG’10, London, UK, Aug. 13. His wife is Djenaba L. Chamberlain WG’10.
Dr. Marina Bernal Fernandez C’10, Boston, a radiology resident at Boston University; June 22, 2018.
Jeffrey W. Focht GrEd’10, Bethlehem, PA, assistant professor of business at DeSales University; Feb. 2.
Dr. Nicola Painter V’14, New York, a veterinarian; Jan. 6.
Faculty & Staff
Henry J. Abraham. See Class of 1952.
Dr. Harry R. Bruhn. See Class of 1945.
Donald E. Campbell, associate professor emeritus CE (clinician educator) in pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine; Jan. 21. He joined Penn in 1987 as a clinical assistant professor of pediatrics. He went on to be promoted to assistant professor, assistant professor CE, and then, in 1996, associate professor CE. His area of expertise was quantitative flow cytometry. He also served as the scientific director for the Clinical Immunology Laboratory at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He retired in 2010.
Dr. Robert E. Campbell. See Class of 1957.
Arthur B. DuBois, New Haven, CT, former professor of physiology and medicine at Penn; Dec. 24. While at Penn, he developed the body plethysmograph, a device that measures the resistance to breathing in the body’s airways and the volume of air in the chest cavity. It was used to study the effects of air pollution on asthma sufferers; to test the effects of drugs in the treatment of asthma and bronchitis; and to establish effects of surgery on emphysema. He left Penn in 1974 to direct the John B. Pierce Foundation, a position he held until 1988. He served in the US Navy.
Dr. Stanley J. Dudrick. See Class of 1961.
Robert H. Dyson Jr., Williamsburg, VA, professor emeritus of anthropology at Penn and Williams Director Emeritus of the Penn Museum; Feb. 14. He came to Penn in 1954 as an assistant professor of anthropology and assistant curator in the Near East section of the Penn Museum, where he was responsible for the installation of the Mesopotamia Gallery. He was appointed dean of the faculty of Arts and Sciences in 1979 and served in this capacity until 1982. With his discovery of “The Golden Bowl of Hasanlu” in 1958, he became famous through a multipage spread in LIFE magazine (1959). The “bowl” (now in the National Museum of Iran) is a large, gold vessel, decorated with mythological scenes. It was found in the skeletal hands of a warrior who appears to have been fleeing the second story of a building as it fell. Dyson previously served in the US Navy.
Sr. Teresita Hinnegan. See Class of 1997.
James C. Liang. See Class of 1971.
Terrell Marshall Jr. See Class of 1969.
Dr. Mortimer L. Mendelsohn. See Class of 1978.
Dr. Allen R. Myers. See Class of 1956.