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1941

Martha Haspel Marsh Groton FA’41, Orange, CA, June 1, 2019, at 100. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority and the field hockey team. She served in WAVES, the women’s branch of the US Naval Reserve, during World War II. Her sister is Mary Haspel Naye CW’42.

Edgar R. Weinrott W’41, Eugene, OR, Feb. 9.

1942

Beryl Kober HUP’42, Telford, PA, a retired surgical nurse; May 16, at 99. She served in the US Navy Nurse Corps Reserve.

1943

Martin A. Fischer W’43, Philadelphia, an entrepreneur who rehabbed vacant commercial properties into loft apartments in Old City; May 29. He was a veteran of World War II. His children are Jane C. Broderson CGS’80 and Edward A. Fischer WG’82.

Wilbur W. Hitchcock Ed’43 GEd’50 G’51, Austin, TX, a retired US Foreign Service Consul General who held posts in Canada, Argentina, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Laos, Thailand, and South Korea; May 11. He served in the US Army Air Corps during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity and the ROTC. His wife is Margaret S. Hitchcock DH’42.

Dr. Jacob Shragowitz C’43 M’47, Wesley Hills, NY, a retired obstetrician-gynecologist and associate clinical professor emeritus at New York’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he worked until he was 92; April 13. He served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. One daughter is Laura Shragowitz C’77.

1946

Dr. Roy D. Bertolet V’46, Hawley, PA, a retired veterinarian who ran the Somerton Veterinary Hospital in Philadelphia; April 14. He served as a colonel in the US Army.

Ellen Goldin Davenport FA’46, Media, PA, a retired elementary school teacher and an accomplished painter in watercolors and oils; April 30.

Julia Goldin G’46, Bala Cynwyd, PA, a retired teacher; April 28.

Dorothea Manning Liddell Ed’46, Long Beach, IN, a retired principal of an elementary and middle school; May 23. Previously, she worked at Penn as a reference librarian and administrator of the Newman Center.

Margaret Dutra Palecek HUP’46 Nu’60, Vineland, NJ, a retired nurse; April 15.

1947

Dr. Ames W. Chapman G’47, Wilberforce, OH, a retired sociology professor at Central State University; May 2, at 100. He was an avid golfer who played well into his 90s, recording 22 holes in one. He served in the US Army during World War II, earning several medals for valor.

Leonard Feldman C’47 WG’49, Philadelphia, a retired CPA; April 28. He served in the US Army Medical Corps during World War II, earning a Meritorious Medal and Purple Heart. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity, the Daily Pennsylvanian, and Phi Beta Kappa. His daughter is Kathy L. Feldman C’81.

Ruth Shenkle Maley DH’47, Venetia, PA, a retired dental hygienist; May 1.

J. Howard Ornstein W’47, West Palm Beach, FL, former president of a men’s clothing store; April 19. He served as a bombardier in the US Air Force. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.

Harvey Schoenfeld WG’47, Boca Raton, FL, a retired director of a hospital; June 5.

Clark T. Thompson C’47, Thorndale, PA, May 21. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the Penn Band. His wife is Rose Franck Thompson CW’48.

1948

Carroll Bacon Klahr CW’48, Savannah, GA, May 21. Her husband is C. Dean Klahr Jr. W’49.

Walter Allyn Rickett CCC’48 Gr’60, Medford, NJ, professor emeritus of Chinese and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences; April 18. After receiving his first degree from Penn, he was awarded a Fulbright Grant for study in China. From 1948 to 1950, he studied Classical Chinese language and history and was a part-time lecturer in English at National Tsing Hua University in Beijing. In July 1951, he and his first wife (the late Adele Austin Rickett G’48 Gr’67) were arrested by authorities of the new People’s Republic of China on charges of espionage and imprisoned there until 1955, when he returned home to continue his studies at Penn. He would later write a book about the experience called Prisoners of Liberation (1973), which he coauthored with Adele. In 1959, he joined the faculty at Penn as a lecturer in the department of Oriental studies (now the Center for East Asian Studies). He became an assistant and then full professor. During his time at Penn, he also held secondary appointments, first as a professional consultant for legal research in the law department, then as a research assistant and then academician in FAS Special Programs. He was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1969. He retired from Penn in 1987. He served in the US Navy and US Marines during World War II and used his Japanese language skills during the Battle of Iwo Jima. His son is Jonathan C. Rickett C’81.

Craig A. Schoeller ME’48 GME’51, Cheltenham, PA, retired manager of marketing services for a manufacturer of industrial drying and heat process equipment; July 23, 2018. He served in the US Army during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and the ROTC. His son is Mark Bryan Schoeller L’89.

Dr. Herman L. Shulman G’48 Gr’50, Houston, professor emeritus of chemical engineering at Clarkson University, where he also served as dean of engineering and executive vice president and provost; April 28.

Carl L. “Lee” Strodtman GME’48, Grand Rapids, MI, a longtime employee at Lear Incorporated, an aerospace electronics firm that went through several mergers; May 16, at 101. He served in the US Navy.

1949

Frances Jordan Banks Ed’49, Cape Elizabeth, ME, a retired chief administrator of a skilled nursing facility; May 30, at 101. She served in the US Army during World War II.

Dr. William L. Calderhead C’49 Gr’55, Annapolis, MD, a retired professor of history and economics at the US Naval Academy, where he taught for over 30 years; April 26. He served in the US Army from 1945 to 1947. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity and the track and wrestling teams. His wife is Margaret D. Calderhead CW’50.

Paula Toland Calhoun CW’49, Bryn Mawr, PA, a homemaker; June 12. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and the chorus.

S. Robert Cohen W’49, Chevy Chase, MD, a retired business executive who founded an office supplies business that trained and hired individuals with disabilities, as well as the Jewish Foundation for Group Homes, which also served those with developmental disabilities; May 17. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity.

William B. Grant W’49, Poinciana, FL, May 26. He served in the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, the ROTC, and Sphinx Senior Society. One daughter is Lynn Grant Beck C’89.

Dr. Frank Hoffman GM’49, Eastham, MA, a retired ear, nose, and throat doctor who maintained a practice in Savannah, GA, for over 50 years; April 21.

Bernard Loev Ch’49, Haverford, PA, a former chemist for multiple pharmaceutical companies who later became executive vice president of an interior design and branding agency; May 10. He held more than 70 patents and was elected Man of the Year by the American Chemical Society in 1974. One son is Dr. Glen H. Loev C’77, and one brother is Dr. Marvin Loev C’55 M’59.

Edward W. Madeira Jr. C’49 L’52, Philadelphia, chairman emeritus of the law firm Pepper Hamilton; May 21. He coauthored a book that is scheduled to be published this year, titled The Defender: The Battle to Protect the Rights of the Accused in Philadelphia.

Dr. Elmer L. Offenbacher G’49 Gr’51, Jerusalem, Israel, professor emeritus of physics at Temple University; May 5, 2019.

Erwin J. Rogers C’49 WG’52, Moorestown, NJ, a retired traffic manager at RCA; June 5.

1950

Lawrance A. Brown Jr. C’50, St. Paul, MN, a retired manager at what is now GlaxoSmithKline; May 27. He served in the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity and the tennis and track teams.

Dr. Ruth Panzer Gottlieb CW’50 M’54 GM’58, Haverford, PA, a retired pediatrician and pediatric nephrologist; May 2. Her sons are Dr. Charles D. Gottlieb C’76 M’81 GM’84 GM’88 and Dr. Daniel J. Gottlieb M’84.

Dr. L. Theodore Lawrence M’50, Haverford, PA, retired chief of cardiology at Philadelphia Veterans Hospital who later served as a cardiology consultant; May 5, at 99. He served in the US Navy during World War II and was a medical officer in the Naval Reserves until 1968.

Robert L. MacDonald W’50, Newtown Square, PA, former deputy vice dean of Wharton Undergraduate Division and director of Wharton Evening School; Dec. 10, 2019. He began as director of placement in 1956, became director of Wharton Evening School in 1964, and deputy vice dean of Wharton Undergraduate in 1985. He also was a lecturer for Wharton courses in administration, behavioral science, organizational theory, and entrepreneurship from 1953 until his retirement in 1993. As a student at Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity and the Daily Pennsylvanian. He is one of six in his family to attend Penn, and one daughter is Beth L. MacDonald GEd’83 GrEd’91.

Alice Wilson McKinley CW’50, Goffstown, NH, May 31. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Seymour H. Miller C’50, Mahwah, NJ, a former CFO and COO of several publicly traded companies who founded SYS Telephone after his retirement; April 12. One son is Mark D. Miller W’80, and one grandson is Michael E. Miller C’18.

A. Jane Kirkman O’Brien Nu’50, Southampton, PA, a retired school nurse; May 5. She served in the US Army during the Korean War.

Robert J. Rainey W’50, Elverson, PA, a retired sales and marketing executive; May 12. He served in the US Army during World War II. One son is Michael D. Rainey W’88.

George D. Rowe Jr. Ed’50, Wycombe, PA, cofounder of a Quaker school for children with learning differences; May 16. He served in the US Navy during World War II. At Penn, he was a member of the lacrosse team.

Donald H. G. Segal W’50, Bryn Mawr, PA, former financial analyst for H&R Block; April 23. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the sprint football team. His son is John E. Segal C’77.

Gloria Rogach Van Gulick CW’50, Newtown, PA, a retired biochemist; May 1. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

Richard E. Zellers W’50, Germantown, MD, a retired account executive for Beaver Street Fisheries, a seafood products distributor; June 1. He served in the US Merchant Marines during World War II and in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

1951

Janet Gaden Shand Jones CW’51, Worcester, MA, former executive director of a medical foundation; June 8. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega sorority, the chorus, and Penn Players.

Robert B. McCullough W’51 L’56, a retired lawyer; Erie, PA, June 3. He served in the US Navy and the US Army Reserves. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity and the sprint football team.

Muriel Remaley Riddle Ed’51 GEd’52, Bloomington, IL, a retired special needs teacher; June 7. She wrote the state of Utah’s first curriculum for students with special needs. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority.

Charles L. Wagandt II G’51, Baltimore, founder and president of Oella Company, which manages, develops, and rehabilitates historic mill properties in Baltimore; May 21. He served in the US Marines during World War II.

1952

Sidney H. Berson W’52, Niantic, CT, retired president and CEO of Energy Unlimited Group; May 28. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. He served in World War II and received a Purple Heart.

Donald Brenner W’52, Lancaster, PA, a retired manager at Scott Paper; May 20. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

Grace Cretella HUP’52, Berwick, PA, a retired registered nurse; May 18.

Joan A. Dolen HUP’52, Houston, Jan. 23, 2019.

Dr. Sidney H. Flaxman V’52, Conshohocken, PA, a retired veterinarian; April 27. He served in the US Navy during World War II. One son is Col. Eric G. Flaxman WEv’79.

Edna Morgan Hollimon SW’52, Philadelphia, May 9.

Joseph J. Jagodzinski CCC’52, Newtown Square, PA, June 1, 2018.

Donald C. Klinkhammer WG’52, West Chester, OH, a former bank executive, apartment company manager, and football coach; Jan. 31.

Sylvia Barton Little HUP’52 Nu’56, Dover, PA, a retired school nurse; April 20.

Paul V. Marcuson W’52, Farmington, CT, retired head of Viking Baking Company, who later became a pilot; June 3. He served in the US Army Air Corps. At Penn, he was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, the soccer team, and Friars.

John W. Rorer W’52, Havertown, PA, a retired publishing company executive; Dec. 10. He served as a captain in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. His wife is Beverly Case Rorer Ed’52 GEd’57.

Milton Tapper SW’52, New York, Sept. 28, 2018.

1953

Nancy “Jody” Jordan Berriman CW’53, Ashland, VA, retired assistant director of undergraduate financial aid at Penn; Oct. 15, 2019. She began her career at Penn in 1976 in the Undergraduate Admissions department and retired in 2002. As a student at Penn, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. One daughter is Susan Berriman Bova GEd’81.

Henry L. Dragun C’53, Severna Park, MD, a retired chemistry professor and chair of the department at Anne Arundel Community College; May 14. The school’s science building was named the Henry L. Dragun Science Building in his honor.

Carl Stanford Gewirz W’53, Bethesda, MD, a real estate developer; May 21. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the ROTC student society Scabbard and Blade.

Col. Robert B. Heintz Ar’53, Berkeley Heights, NJ, a retired architect known for his designs of school buildings; April 23. He served in the US Army during the Korean War and continued his service in the Army Reserve, rising to the rank of colonel. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

John W. Hochstuhl C’53, Glenolden, PA, a retired insurance executive at Cigna; April 5. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the lightweight rowing team.

Stanley A. Joy Jr. W’53, Manchester, NJ, retired owner of the Joy Oil Company; Jan. 29. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and captain of the lightweight rowing team, which he helped win the famed Thames Challenge Cup at Henley-on-Thames, England, in 1951 and 1952.

Dr. Barry Lauton C’53, Livingston, NJ, a retired pediatrician who maintained a practice in Springfield, NJ, for over 40 years; April 22. He served as a US Army captain in Korea. At Penn, he was a member of the Glee Club and WXPN. One granddaughter is Stacy M. Fiszer C’22.

Richard “Dick” Raines W’53, New York, retired president of a fashion and textiles firm; April 5. At Penn, he was a member of Psi Epsilon Pi fraternity. He and his wife of nearly 60 years, Joan, died six weeks apart from COVID-19. His brother-in-law was Jeffrey R. Simpson C’55 (see Class of 1955).

Sigmund S. Rimm W’53, Margate City, NJ, retired commissioner of Margate City who held the position for 32 years; May 20. The Sigmund S. Rimm Recreational Complex is named in his honor.

Michael A. Shore W’53, Pepper Pike, OH, former partner at an accounting firm; May 22. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Lambda Phi fraternity.

Dr. Joseph D. Slick V’53, Collegeville, PA, retired head of Pennridge Veterinary Hospital, where he practiced for 57 years; April 26. He served in the US Army Air Forces during World War II.

Judith “Judy” Dickson Warren OT’53, Brunswick, ME, cofounder of the elder care company Neighbors Incorporated, the first company of its kind in Maine to provide neighborly assistance for seniors; May 3. At Penn, she played on the lacrosse team.

1954

Jeannine Earnshaw Adams CW’54, Dedham, MA, a dog breeder; May 16.

Renee Jacobs Brams Ed’54, Gaithersburg, MD, a retired medical office manager; March 30. Previously, she was an elementary school teacher. One son is Jonathan J. Brams W’78.

Dr. Reinald J. Chutter D’54, Virginia Beach, VA, a retired periodontist; April 24. He served in the US Navy, retiring as a captain.

Dr. James G. Dempsey C’54, Waverly Township, PA, a retired surgeon; May 8.

Norton A. Kent Ar’54 GCP’58, Gwynedd, PA, a retired city planner and longtime community volunteer; April 26. He was a volunteer at the Penn Museum.

Robert M. Kratky W’54, Nathrop, CO, April 12.

Dr. Murray Levine Gr’54, Buffalo, NY, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Buffalo who helped launch the field of community psychology; May 4. At 88, he published a romance novel, New Beginnings. His sons are David I. Levine L’78 and Dr. Zachary H. Levine Gr’83.

Jane Rawley Merrill Nu’54, Syracuse, NY, a retired hospice nurse; April 28.

William I. Mushake Jr. C’54, Rice, TX, Sept. 24. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, Friars, and the heavyweight rowing team.

1955

S. David Chauncey W’55, Lake Worth, FL, a retired attorney; April 26. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and WXPN.

David Elwyn Davies WG’55, Hiram, ME, April 27.

David J. Kaufman L’55, Huntingdon Valley, PA, a retired lawyer; May 26. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of the Law Review.

Dr. John R. Mann, Jr. D’55, Delray Beach, FL, a retired dentist; May 21. He served in the US Army Dental Corps during the Korean War.

Nina Chaiken Morgenstern CW’55, Bryn Mawr, PA, May 31. At Penn, she was a member of Delta Phi Epsilon sorority.

Helene D. Popper GEd’55, Blue Bell, PA, a retired high school teacher; Jan. 30.

Jeffrey R. Simpson C’55, New York, former executive at Casi Designs Limited; March 25. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity. His brother-in-law was Richard Raines W’53 (see Class of 1953).

Rev. Phillip R. Troullos W’55, Destin, FL, a retired pastor; April 14. At Penn, he was president of Alpha Chi Rho fraternity.

1956

Dr. Norman N. Cohen M’56 GM’60, Jenkintown, PA, a retired gastroenterologist who was the first in Philadelphia to recognize the potential of fiberoptic endoscopy; April 16.

Dr. Daniel W. Fasnacht V’56, Hollidaysburg, PA, a retired veterinarian; May 27. He is the former mayor of Hyndman, PA. He served in the US Army during World War II and the Korean War.

George J. Miller L’56, Bryn Mawr, PA, a lawyer, judge, and former chairman of the Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board; May 26. He served in the US Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps.

Judi Oser CW’56, Emeryville, CA, a retired attorney; Oct. 1, 2018.

Gary J. Riemer W’56, East Hanover, NJ, retired president and CEO of the Mooney-General Paper Company; April 30. At Penn, he was a member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity.

Dr. Courtland M. Schmidt M’56, Ann Arbor, MI, a retired surgeon and former chairman of surgery at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital; May 16.

1957

Deirdre Bartolotta Bair CW’57, New Haven, CT,former associate professor of English at Penn; April 17. After graduation, she worked as a freelance writer for Newsweek and the New Haven Register before receiving her master’s and PhD in comparative literature from Columbia University. She was hired by Penn in 1976 as an assistant professor in the English department and was promoted to associate professor in 1978. While at Penn, she wrote her first book, a biography of the elusive Samuel Beckett. Beckett: A Biography (1981) earned her an American Book Award, making her the first person from Penn to win the award. Her next project was a biography of Simone de Beauvoir. She won both a Guggenheim Fellowship and Rockefeller Award in 1985. She left Penn in 1988 to become a full-time researcher and writer, authoring biographies on Anaïs Nin (1995), Carl Jung (2003), Saul Steinberg (2012), and Al Capone (2016), among others. Her memoir, Parisian Lives: Samuel Beckett, Simone de Beauvoir, and Me, was featured in the Gazette [“Arts,” Jan|Feb 2020]. Her daughter is Katney Bair C’83 and her son is Vonn S. Bair C’80.

Leon C. Greene Gr’57, Sarasota, FL, a retired executive at what is now GlaxoSmithKline; May 29. He served in the US Navy as a research scientist.

Beverly Korman Popowich OT’57, Philadelphia, a retired occupational therapist; April 25. At Penn, she was a member of Penn Players. One daughter is Deborah A. Popowich PT’81 and two grandsons are Max J. Korus C’11 and Samuel P. Korus C’15.

Thomas D. Thiermann Ar’57, Upper Chichester, PA, Feb. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity. One daughter is Heidi Thiermann Hole C’88.

Elias T. Thomas GME’57, South Burlington, VT, a retired engineer in General Electric’s weapons division; March 20. He served in the US military. Two daughters are Andrea Thomas Merrick C’76 and Paula Thomas Gotshalk C’78.

1958

May Huber Ball Nu’58, Gwynedd, PA, a former nurse and longtime community volunteer; April 22.

Nancy Hibbs Beasom OT’58, Punta Gorda, FL, a retired occupational therapist; May 26.

Mary Pat Gallagher Beebe CW’58, Bethlehem, PA, an English teacher at the college preparatory school Moravian Academy and Northampton Community College; June 8. At Penn, she was a member of Kappa Delta sorority.

James E. Conlin WG’58, Nashua, NH, a retired professor at Fitchburg State College and Rivier College; May 10. He served in the Korean War.

Howard T. Glassman L’58, Bryn Mawr, PA, a partner at Blank Rome, specializing in bankruptcy law; May 30. One daughter is Sharon M. Glassman C’84.

Robert E. Hansen W’58, Warren, VT, a president of a bank who also co-owned a bed and breakfast with his wife; May 27. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma and Beta Gamma Sigma fraternities. He served in the US Army Reserves.

Holman W. Jenkins Gr’58, Media, PA, April 14. One grandson is Jonathan P. Kreamer C’07.

Barry A. Landy W’58, Wayne, NJ, April 25. At Penn, he was a member of Zeta Beta Tau fraternity and the sprint football team.

Diane Slavitz Raynes CW’58, Wynnewood, PA, May 5. Her sons are Michael Benjamin Raynes C’86 L’91 and Stephen Edward Raynes W’88. Her daughter is Nancy Raynes Dubow C’83, whose husband is Jay A. Dubow W’81 L’84.

Dr. Frederick R. Rude V’58, Lafayette Hill, PA, a retired veterinarian who maintained a practice in Philadelphia for over 50 years; April 23.

Dr. Russell J. Snyder V’58, Jacksonville, FL, a retired veterinarian; Oct. 1, 2019.

Lola Rubins Turner Ed’58, Wildwood Crest, NJ, a former elementary school teacher; May 21. At Penn, she was a member of Sigma Delta Tau sorority and the chorus. Her husband is Leon H. Turner W’53.

Friedrich J. Weinkopf GL’58, Kenilworth, IL, a retired attorney specializing in international trade with the firm Baker McKenzie; April 27. His wife is Dr. Ertem A. Weinkopf Gr’61, his son is John F. Weinkopf ENG’84 W’84, and one daughter is Suzanne W. Huang C’91.

John R. Woolford Jr. WG’58, Bryn Mawr, PA, a retired packaging industry executive; March 21.

1959

Janet Kriebel Hesse Nu’59 GNu’67, Bradenton, FL, a retired nurse; June 3.

J. Carey Martien W’59, Towson, MD, a commercial real estate broker; May 24. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, and the lacrosse and wrestling teams. One sister is Dr. Katherine Martien Sullivan M’82, who is married to Gregory W. Sullivan WG’80.

Eileen Haden Moser CW’59, Locust Dale, VA, a retired public school teacher; June 7. She served in the US Navy.

Dr. Kenith O. Nevard C’59, Clifton, NJ, a retired dentist who maintained a practice in Clifton for over 50 years; April 21. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity and the sprint football team. He served as a captain in the US Army.

Roberta Grossman Oberman Ed’59, Piscataway, NJ, a retired elementary school teacher; March 31. Her husband is Joel R. Oberman EE’58 GEE’65, and one daughter is Cheryl Oberman W’83.

Dr. Arnold B. Porges D’59, Penn Valley, PA, a retired dentist and former professor at Penn’s School of Dental Medicine, from which he received the 2007 Alumni Award of Merit for his leadership in the dental profession; May 16. His son is Gregory I. Porges C’89, and one daughter is Jennifer Lee Porges L’91, whose husband is Joseph M. Manko C’87 L’91.

Alan J. Schultz ME’59, Warminster, PA, Feb. 29.

1960

Dr. Eugene C. Ged C’60, Naples, FL, a cardiologist; May 29. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.

Nelson J. Gold W’60, Atlanta, a retired securities trader; Jan. 23. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity. His brother is Edwin J. Gold W’63.

John M. Whalley GLA’60, Lancashire, England, a partner in a UK landscape architecture firm; June 11.

1961

Dr. James J. Canalichio D’61, Maple Shade, NJ, a retired dentist and former instructor at Penn Dental; May 24. He served in the US Navy as a dentist and emergency surgeon.

Alan R. Emery C’61, Palm Springs, CA, a psychologist and former chair of the Stop AIDS Project; May 15, 2019. He served as a consultant to the CDC, WHO, and UN on AIDS/HIV issues. At Penn, he was a member of Theta Xi fraternity and the Glee Club.

Eva Konrad Hawkins Gr’61, Bronx, NY, a marine scientist and research associate in the biology department at Penn; April 18. She was a survivor of the Holocaust.

John J. McCann G’61 Gr’71, Philadelphia, a retired professor of French literature at La Salle University; May 7.

William S. Tyler W’61, Annapolis, MD, finance director for the City of Annapolis; April 25. He served in the US Army. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.

Eleanor Murray Washington Nu’61, Northridge, CA, a retired school nurse; May 17.

1962

Peter H. Alexander Ar’62, Santa Monica, CA, an artist known for his ethereal sculptures made out of resin; May 26. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Phi fraternity.

Carl Hultzen C’62, Concord, MA, a retired computer specialist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago; May 11.

John J. Kane W’62, Wyndmoor, PA, a community planner and developer for the Philadelphia office of Housing and Urban Development; May 11. He served in the US Navy for 27 years. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Gamma Delta fraternity and the ROTC.

Norman A. Pancoast WG’62, Key Largo, FL, a retired executive at AT&T Bell Labs; March 25.

Murray H. Rome C’62, La Jolla, CA, a retired real estate executive and world traveler who visited more than 100 countries; May 5. At Penn, he was a member of Penn Players.

Nan Thomas Woolley DH’62, St. Joseph, MI, a retired dental hygienist; May 31.

1963

Susan Subtle Dintenfass CW’63, Berkeley, CA, a journalist and columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle known for her curatorial work focusing on recycled and outsider art; May 11.

Kathleen Harris Fritchey CW’63, Pasadena, CA, a counselor at California State University; May 26. At Penn, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority and the Pennguinnettes, the synchronized swimming team.

Martin S. Goldman C’63, West Caldwell, NJ, a personal injury and criminal defense attorney who maintained a practice for over 50 years; May 21. At Penn, he was a member of Beta Sigma Rho fraternity and the baseball team.

Gerald Evans Manolovici WG’63, Oyster Bay, NY, an investment executive on Wall Street; May 15.

Melvin N. Miller GME’63 Gr’67, Philadelphia, former CEO of Numar, a manufacturer of oil well evaluation devices that was later acquired by Halliburton; May 13. His wife is Eunice A. Miller SW’65.

Robert B. Miller WEv’63, Naples, FL, a retired insurance executive; April 28. He served in the US Marines.

Seth H. Seablom GAr’63 GCP’63, Eastsound, WA, a retired architectural designer; June 13. He also wrote and illustrated children’s books. His wife is Victoria B. Seablom CGS’70.

1964

Dr. Eugene M. Beaupre GM’64, Bedford, NH, a retired physician and medical administrator; April 27.

William M. Dugle W’64 WG’93, Hilton Head Island, SC, retired global director of human resources for a company that manufactured catalytic converters; May 10. Later, he was an instructor of human resources courses at Georgia Southern University. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity, Penn Players, and Sphinx Senior Society. His wife is Joanne Mitchell Dugle HUP’63.

Dr. Francis Marion Fletcher WG’64 Gr’66, Statesboro, GA, professor emeritus of management at Louisiana State University; April 19.

Linda Pickthorne Fletcher Gr’64, Chattanooga, TN, former professor and business school dean at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; April 20.

Dr. Michael D. McManus M’64, Traverse City, MI, a retired ophthalmologist; May 18. He later served as ethical coordinator for a hospital, helping patients navigate difficult treatment options and end-of-life decisions.

Thelma Shuster Weiss SW’64, Elkins Park, PA, a retired social worker; April 24, at 100. One daughter is Jennifer Jane Weiss C’76, whose husband is James L. Johnson W’75 and daughter is Sarah A. Johnson C’10.

Joseph F. White Jr. WG’64, Webster, MA, a former investment portfolio manager and later a director of an organization for the homeless; April 27, 2019.

1965

David S. Cohen W’65 WG’66, Stamford, CT, retired partner at an accounting firm; May 18. His daughters are Rachel Cohen Beaumont C’89 and Sarah Cohen Kass SW’93.

Katherine Di Mishler HUP’65, Irwin, PA, April 29.

C. Ralph Verno GEd’65, West Chester, PA, a former professor of mathematics at West Chester University; May 13. He served in the US Navy during World War II.

1966

Ellen Gevanthor Levine CW’66, San Diego, retired office manager at a surgical practice; June 5.

Dr. Donald G. Norris M’66, Audubon, PA, a retired pediatric hematologist/oncologist and former assistant professor of pediatrics at the Perelman School of Medicine; April 26. He was hired as a lecturer in the School of Medicine’s department of pediatrics at Penn in 1977. In six months, he was promoted to assistant professor of the same department, where he stayed until 1981, also working at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He left Penn to launch a second career in peer review and quality improvement in the field of medicine. He served in the US Army as a general medical officer. His wife is Susan Costello Norris GNu’82, and one daughter is Dr. Robin Elizabeth Norris M’01 Gr’10. His former wife is Dr. Bonnie Hepburn M’66.

Richard A. Phelps WG’66, Tucson, AZ, a retired executive at an investment bank; May 24. He served in the US Air Force.

1967

Dr. Ronald A. Cameron D’67, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Nov. 1, 2019.

Norris E. Gelman L’67, Wyncote, PA, a leading criminal defense attorney who represented some of the Philadelphia region’s most infamous defendants; May 24. He was an expert in the state’s death penalty law, helping to win several reversals for clients on death row.

1968

Eric Berg W’68 GFA’74, Philadelphia, a sculptor whose pieces can be seen in universities, museums, zoos, parks, and galleries throughout the nation; April 20. Best known for his bronze animal sculptures located in Philadelphia, he created Philbert the pig at Reading Terminal Market, the grizzly bear and turtle family at Fitler Square, a panda for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the enormous Drexel University dragon at 33rd and Market Streets.

Robert K. Giss WG’68, Sonoma, CA, April 1.

Dr. Jerome R. Gutterman GD’68, Sacramento, CA, a retired endodontist; April 30.

Jeraldine D. Kozloff L’68, Wyomissing, PA, a former teacher who later served as president of the Wyomissing Borough Council; May 6. Her husband is David M. Kozloff L’66.

Richard W. Stumbo Jr. WG’68, Reno, NV, retired chief financial officer for a mining company; May 21. He later taught entrepreneurial finance courses at the University of Nevada. He served in the US Army.

Carolyn Landis Charles Wenger G’68, Ephrata, PA, retired director of the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society and founder of the magazine Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage; April 27.

1969

Judith A. Bresler CW’69, New York, an art law attorney who was also a former lecturer at Penn Law; May 21. As a student at Penn, she was a member of WXPN. Her brother is Samuel J. Bresler C’70 GEd’72 WG’75 GEd’82, who is married to Linda B. Bresler CW’73 GEd’73.

Gerald P. Sanders G’69, Ramona, CA, a retired associate professor of biology at San Diego State University; April 14. He later became an EMT and chief of a volunteer fire department. He served in the US Navy.

Dr. John L. Thomas V’69, Petersburg, PA, owner and operator of a veterinary hospital; June 7.

1970

Alfred J. Bacon W’70, McQueeney, TX, April 29. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and the heavyweight rowing team.

Dr. Isaiah “Josh” Fidler Gr’70, Houston, former associate professor of pathology in Penn’s School of Dental Medicine and the School of Veterinary Medicine; May 8. He joined Penn in 1965 as an assistant instructor in veterinary clinical studies. From 1967 to 1970, he was a predoc trainee in medical pathology in the School of Medicine. He then served three years as an assistant professor of pathology in the School of Dental Medicine before being promoted to associate professor in 1973. In 1974, he took on a secondary appointment in the School of Medicine as an associate professor of pathology. From 1975 to 1984, he was an adjunct associate professor and then adjunct professor of pathology in both the Dental School and the Vet School. He retired in 2019 as director of MD Anderson’s Cancer Metastasis Research Center and Metastasis Research Laboratory at the University of Texas. His experience as a veterinary surgeon taught him that the lethality of cancer is mainly due to the ability of cancer cells to spread, or metastasize, to other organs, and so he devoted his career to the study of metastasis at a time when very few in the scientific community were focusing on this topic. He received numerous honors throughout his career, including the World Health Organization’s Gold Medal for Biological Sciences and the American Cancer Society’s Medal of Honor for Basic Research.

Mary Hoopingarner Hastings Nu’70, Decatur, GA, a retired nurse and teacher who worked on education reform; June 9. From 1967 to 1970, she was an obstetrics nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

Rose H. Kerchmar Nu’70, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a retired nurse; May 14.

1971

Hon. Mark Rindner C’71 GEd’71, Anchorage, AK, a retired Alaska Supreme Court justice; June 12.

1972

Elwood A. Dance GEE’72, Port Saint Lucie, FL, a retired electrical engineer; April 22. He served in the US Army Signal Corps.

1973

Dr. William F. Foxx GM’73, Honey Brook, PA, retired cochief of a radiology department at a hospital; May 22. He served in the US Army during World War II, as well as the US Air Force Reserve.

Ellen M. McDevitt DH’73, Scituate, MA, a dental hygienist who specialized in surgical assisting; June 7.

Eugene Rawdin Gr’73, Glenside, PA, April 25.

Dr. Bruce H. Schneider D’73, Hudson, MA, a retired dentist; May 20.

Peter A. Shelton GEd’73, Hainesport, NJ, a high school teacher; Sept. 2, 2018.

1974

Dr. George Farnbach V’74 Gr’77, Cherry Hill, NJ, a senior web developer at Independence Blue Cross in Philadelphia; April 26. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. One daughter is Ingrid M. Farnbach C’93.

Phillip J. Hinman WG’74, Milwaukee, WI, a retired financial executive at a technology provider for the financial services industry; Jan. 30. He served in the US Army as a bereavement officer and earned a National Defense Service Medal.

Philip N. Liloia C’74, Haddonfield, NJ, an employee at the New Jersey Office of Legislative Services, where he specialized in tax legislation; April 28. He previously worked as a chef and in 1979 cofounded the Gold Standard Cafe in West Philadelphia. His wife is Adena J. Adler C’83.

1975

Jay F. Bevenour WEv’75, Philadelphia, Jan. 25.

Dr. Thomas Devers GM’75, New Britain, CT, a gastroenterologist; June 16, 2019.

Jay L. Shelofsky V’75, El Granada, CA, a retired veterinarian; April 27.

1976

Dr. David H. Grossman M’76, Blue Bell, PA, former chief of the emergency department at a hospital; May 31.

Donald D. Haines Jr. W’76, Hopewell, NJ, a partner at Capital Techniques; May 14. At Penn, he was a member of the football and wrestling teams. His son is Donald D. Haines III C’03.

C. Cleverley Stone WEv’76, Houston, a former food writer and host of a food talk radio program; May 28. Known as the “Diva of Dining,” she founded Houston Restaurant Weeks, which has raised $16.6 million for the Houston Food Bank since 2003.

1977

Dr. Shirley E. Dearborn M’77, Oklahoma City, a retired medical administrator and pediatrician; May 4.

1979

Dr. Michael J. Forsythe GM’79, Wellington, FL, an anesthesiologist; Sept. 30, 2019.

Charles M. Neul WG’79, Plymouth, MA, April 20.

Dr. Suzanne Tracey Zamerowski GNu’79, Newtown, PA, a retired professor of nursing at Villanova University and an expert in maternal–child health and genetics; May 14.

1980

Mark Edward Filipkowski C’80 G’86, Hackensack, NJ, a professor of physics at the University of Arkansas; April 25.

William F. Jones Jr. WG’80, Madison, NJ, an investment manager; April 11. His wife is Mary Ellen Hennessy‑Jones WG’80.

Emily W. Brett Lukens FA’80 GFA’81, Philadelphia, an artist and teacher at Fleisher Art Memorial; May 16. She also taught printmaking at Penn after her graduation. Her husband is William W. Lukens GAr’62.

Sally O’Neill Nu’80, Seattle, a nurse; Feb. 24.

1981

Peter A. Marks WG’81, Princeton, NJ, former partner in a real estate development company who later became a consultant; Jan. 13, 2019.

William H. McCaulley C’81, Philadelphia, an attorney at Rothenberg Law Firm; April 23.

1982

Ingrid A. Stuart C’82, Chelmsford, MA, a computer software technical writer; May 23.

Martin F. Suto L’82, San Jose, CA, a teacher at several high schools and colleges; May 12.

1984

Stewart A. Turner WG’84, New York, a consultant; April 27.

1985

E. Christine Patton G’85, Mechanicsburg, PA, a retired IT support manager at the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts; May 23. She was also a substitute elementary school teacher.

Thomas P. Pinansky L’85, Seoul, Republic of Korea, an international business attorney; April 8.

1986

Pamella Jean Hall GLA’86, Philadelphia, director of landscaping for the Philadelphia Phillies; Dec. 7.

1987

Felipe Gorostiza G’87 GFA’97 Gr’97, West New York, NJ, a lecturer in urban studies in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences; April 15. In 1991, while earning his PhD in city and regional planning at Penn, he began teaching in urban studies in the School of Arts and Sciences. He was hired in 1995 as a lecturer in the College of General Studies and lectured in urban studies and city planning at the Lauder Institute. Beginning in 2011, he also served as a grant writer for the Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation in Mountainside, NJ. He was also professionally involved in the theater and artistic communities and served as development director for the South Jersey Performing Arts Center (2002–2004), literary manager for New Jersey Repertory Company (2005–2006), and a translator and voiceover narrator for HBO Sports (2005–2009). He was recently nominated for a Colorado Theater Guild Henry Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play.

1996

Colette Lamothe C’96, Rahway, NJ, a senior program officer at the Nicholson Foundation, a New Jersey public health service; April 4. She previously worked for 14 years at the New Jersey Department of Health. At Penn, she was a member of the Sphinx Senior Society.

Darrell L. McLaughlin G’96, Pittsburgh, a metallurgical engineer and project manager; May 28.

2006

Marc Lamparello G’06, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, a pianist, writer, and former adjunct college professor; April 1.

2008

Thomas E. Sheehy LPS’08 LPS’11, Philadelphia, a rock-and-roll publicist and historian who was well known in the Philly music scene; April 26.

2013

Whitney Buckholz Gr’13, Boston, associate director of strategic policy at Ryan Health; June 5. One brother is Quentin A. Buckholz C’12.

Jan A. Egeman W’13, Woking, UK, a financial analyst; June 2020. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. His father is Tomasz Egeman G’97 WG’97.

2018

Jacob E. Snipes EAS’18 GEng’19, Los Angeles, a software engineer for Sony; April 22.

Faculty & Staff

Marna Barrett, Philadelphia, former adjunct associate professor of psychology in the Perelman School of Medicine; May 14. She was hired as an assistant professor of psychology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) in 2001. In 2005, she also took on a psychiatry position in the Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania (CPUP). She became an adjunct associate professor of psychiatry in the Perelman School of Medicine in 2013. After retiring, she started a private psychotherapy practice in Media, PA, in 2019.

Judith A. Bresler. See Class of 1969.

Dr. James J. Canalichio. See Class of 1961.

Julia Moore Converse, Philadelphia, founding director of Penn’s Architectural Archives and former assistant dean at what was then the Graduate School of Fine Arts; May 22. She worked for a year in the Penn Museum as a secretary in 1970, then went on to hold curatorial positions at the National Gallery of Art in Washington and the Fogg Art Museum in Cambridge, MA. In 1982, she returned to Penn as a coordinator at Meyerson Hall. In 1984, she became an archivist in Penn’s Architectural Archives. In 1989, she was appointed director of the Archives, and from 1997 until her retirement in early 2008, she also served as assistant dean for external relations for the Graduate School of Fine Arts, which was later renamed the School of Design in 2003. Under her leadership, the Archives grew to become one of the most important collections of architectural drawings, models, and records in the United States. She received the Dean’s Medal of Achievement in 2008. She is also among the Graduate School of Fine Arts (GSFA) staff and faculty at Penn whose hands are memorialized in the Kelly Family Gates at Addams Hall. Her husband is Richard W. Bartholomew C’63 GAr’65.

Dyer Alfred “Lindsay” Falck, Philadelphia, former lecturer and department of architecture associate chair in the Weitzman School of Design; May 18. The South African native and architect became a visiting critic for Penn’s Graduate School of Fine Arts in 1983 while still teaching at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He moved to Philadelphia in 1986 to become a full-time lecturer at Penn, where he served as associate chair for the department of architecture from 1986 to 1995 and assistant dean for facilities planning from 1995 to 2003. He received Penn’s G. Holmes Perkins Award for Distinguished Teaching twice (2005 and 2013), and designed the silhouette of the Addams Family outside the Charles Addams Fine Arts Hall. He retired from full-time teaching at Penn in June 2018 but continued teaching part-time until this past March.

Dr. Isaiah “Josh” Fidler. See Class of 1970.

Dr. John D. Gearhart, Swarthmore, PA, the James W. Effron University Professor in the department of cell and developmental biology at the Perelman School of Medicine and the former director of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IRM); May 27. After teaching at the medical schools at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University, where he worked for almost 30 years and mentored recent Nobel Prize winner Gregg L. Semenza M’82 Gr’84 [“Journey to the Nobel,” Jan|Feb 2020], he was appointed as the eighth Penn Integrates Knowledge (PIK) University Professor in 2008. His appointment was jointly shared between the department of cell and developmental biology at the School of Medicine (where from 2009 to 2015 he also served as professor of obstetrics and gynecology) and the department of animal biology at the School of Veterinary Medicine. Over the course of his career—in which his groundbreaking research focused on the role of genes in regulating the formation of human tissues and embryos, especially in causing Down Syndrome and other congenital birth defects—he made more than 160 trips to Washington, DC, to advocate for federal funding for stem cell research. He was instrumental in founding the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR), which now serves many thousands of stem cell scientists from around the world. One daughter is Sarah E. Gearhart C’10.

Felipe Gorostiza. See Class of 1987.

Mary Hoopingarner Hastings. See Class of 1970.

Eva Konrad Hawkins. See Class of 1961.

Dr. Howard Lesnick, Gwynedd, PA, the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law Emeritus who was a part of Penn Law for 50 years; April 19. He joined the Penn Law faculty in 1960 as an assistant professor and became a full professor five years later. He helped establish Penn Law’s original Center on Professionalism, which became a national model for similar programs around the country. He left Penn in 1982 to become the founding academic dean at City University of New York Law School but returned in 1988 to become the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor Law, remaining in that position until his retirement in 2016. He published five books on topics such as moral education, professional responsibility, and religious consciousness in the law, though he was best known for his intense advocacy of public service and creation of a mandatory pro bono program at Penn. Because of his efforts, law schools now commonly require students to perform pro bono work before graduation. He served in the US Army.

Hugh Bilson Lewis, Vancouver, WA, a former professor of medicine and adjunct associate professor in hematology at the Perelman School of Medicine; April 25. He joined the faculty at Penn as an assistant professor in medicine in 1971. In 1974 he became a lecturer in hematology and then adjunct associate professor in that same department in 1982. During that time, he also taught at Purdue University for a few years, and he served as senior director of pathology and toxicology at Smith, Kline, and French Laboratories. He left Penn in 1986 to become dean of Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine, a position he remained in until 1996.

Dorothea Manning Liddell. See Class of 1946.

Emily W. Brett Lukens. See Class of 1980.

Robert L. MacDonald. See Class of 1950.

Dr. Donald G. Norris. See Class of 1966.

Dr. Arnold B. Porges. See Class of 1959.

Walter Allyn Rickett. See Class of 1948.

Barry Stupine, Rydal, PA, former associate dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine; May 6. He was assistant executive director of HUP from 1969 to 1971, then joined the Medical College of Pennsylvania as associate hospital administrator. In 1978, he returned to the University as director of the Veterinary Hospital. In 1987, he became associate dean for administration at the School of Veterinary Medicine, and in 1991 he was named Penn’s interim vice president for human resources while continuing his Veterinary School roles. He also held the post of special assistant to the executive vice president from 1992 to 1994. In addition to his work at Penn, he was a consultant to Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the US Department of Health Institutional Review Board, which works to ensure that human subjects are protected in research. He also helped lead animal welfare groups, including the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) and the Pennsylvania SPCA. His daughter is Erika A. Yablonovitz C’95 GEd’96, and his son is Dr. Jeffrey Stupine.

Richard L. Tannen, New York, professor emeritus of medicine at the Perelman School of Medicine; February 22. Before coming to Penn, he founded the department of nephrology at the University of Vermont and was also a chair of nephrology at several other schools. In 1995, he joined Penn as vice dean in facilities management as well as a professor at the School of Medicine in the division of renal-electrolyte and hypertension. In 1997, he became a senior vice dean. He coauthored several textbooks and served as president of the American Society of Nephrology. He was part of a group that was invited to the Vatican by Pope John Paul II to discuss the Church’s support of organ donations. He retired from Penn in 2008. He served in the US Army during the Vietnam War.

Emma S. Weigley, Philadelphia, an adjunct associate professor emerita of nursing at Penn; April 18. She worked at Penn from 1980 until 1986 as a lecturer in nutrition, with stints as an adjunct associate and adjunct professor. She was part of the ad hoc committee that developed a joint Nursing–School of Arts and Sciences minor in nutrition. During her academic career, she published numerous articles in scholarly journals, and she also authored a well-regarded book-length biography of Sarah Tyson Rorer, who is often considered to be America’s first dietician.

Oliver Eaton Williamson, Berkeley, CA,former Charles and William L. Day Professor of Economics, Law and Public Policy who won a Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences; May 21. He arrived at Wharton in 1965 as an associate professor and was promoted to professor three years later. He later chaired the economics department and served as director of Penn’s Center for the Study of Organizational Innovation. He left Penn in 1983 to join the faculty at Yale and then the University of California, Berkeley, where his groundbreaking research on analyzing the structure or organizations won him a 2009 Nobel Prize, which he shared with Elinor Ostrom. One daughter is Tamara E. Williamson GEd’85, and one son is Oliver E. Williamson Jr. C’90.

Takashi Yonetani, New York, professor emeritus of biochemistry and biophysics at the Perelman School of Medicine who was on the standing faculty at Penn for 55 years; April 13. He came to Penn in 1958 as a predoctoral fellow and completed his postdoctral work at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. In 1964, Penn recruited him to serve as an assistant professor of physical biochemistry. He remained at Penn for the rest of his career, becoming an associate and then full professor of physical biochemistry. He served a year as acting chair of the new department of biochemistry and biophysics when it was founded in 1975. His earliest work dealt with the enzymatic mechanism of alcohol dehydrogenase, and he went on to study heme enzymes, becoming the leading expert in isolation and purification of heme proteins. Although he was red/green color-blind and could not see the colors of the proteins that he worked with, he was able to visually assess the state of the protein during purification. He also specialized in various spectroscopic techniques and made numerous discoveries in the field of mechanism of redox proteins. His daughter is Ann Yonetani C’91 Nu’03.

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