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Theodore C. Smith Jr. W’36, Wayne, Pa., retired manufacturer of turf-maintenance equipment; June 10. At Penn, he was a member of the football team. His wife is Helen Hannan Smith Ed’36.


Dr. Sidney N. Franklin C’39 M’42 GM’46, Los Lunas, N.M., a retired medical consultant to the State Medical Board of California who had earlier served as an assistant professor of clinical medicine (1971-82) at Penn and an attending physician at the Diabetes Clinic (1955-1982); July 7. He made the diagnosis of what was to be known as Legionnaires Disease at a convention at the old Bellevue Stratford Hotel in Philadelphia in 1976. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe; his unit was part of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp.


Grace K. Coulson HUP’40, Gettysburg, Pa., a retired nursing instructor at Harrisburg Hospital; June 15. During World War II, she served in the US Army.

Albert L. Klein W’40, Boca Raton, Fla., chair of Wharton/Lyon & Lyon, an insurance agency; July 10. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Edgar A. Kovner G’40, Tamarac, Fla., emeritus professor of engineering at Old Dominion University; June 11. He also helped establish a dental school there. During World War II, he was a marine engineer in the US Navy.


Dr. Edward Korostoff ChE’41 GMT’50 Gr’61, Haverford, Pa., emeritus professor of restorative dentistry who had also held professorships in the School of Engineering & Applied Science and the Perelman School of Medicine; May 13. He began lecturing in the metallurgical-engineering department in 1963, and was appointed assistant professor there in 1965. The reason he held triple appointments at Penn was his research on the mechanical and electrical aspects of bone growth. He wrote Research in Dental and Medical Materials (1968). Dr. Korostoff retired in 1987; he was a past chair of the Philadelphia chapter of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers. His daughters are Dr. Lisa Korostoff Rooney C’77 GEd’78 GrEd’90 (whose husband is John H. Rooney Jr. W’77), Pamela K. Thompson W’78, and Heather K. Murray W’83 WG’88.

Robert D. Lingo Jr. W’41, Girdletree, Md., a retired teacher for the Delaware Technical and Community College in Georgetown; Aug. 8. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Nu fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.


Dr. Liebe F. Cavalieri Ch’43 Gr’45, Northampton, Mass., a former research geneticist at Memorial-Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; July 11. He later worked at Purchase College (N.Y.) on agricultural genetics. His son is Dr. Ralph L. Cavalieri C’69.

Dr. Rufus C. Goodwin M’43 GM’47, Menlo Park, Calif., a retired ophthalmologist; Nov. 4, 2011.

Dr. Jack Grabelsky D’43, Great Neck, N.Y., a retired dentist; Nov. 5, 2011.

Stanley L. Kaufman W’43, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., co-founder of a jewelry business in Great Neck, N.Y.; July 25. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s track team. During World War II, he served with the US Army in Europe and received three Purple Hearts. His son is Michael A. Kaufman W’73.

Dr. Frank H. Lawson C’43 D’44, Wynnewood, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 52 years; June 18. He taught at Penn Dental in the mid-1950s. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Dr. Harry W. McCurdy M’43, Bethesda, Md., a retired physician; May 21.

Marvin J. Newberg W’43, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired member of his family’s CPA firm in Manhattan; June 25. At Penn, he was a member of Kappa Nu fraternity. During World War II, he served as a bomber navigator with the US Air Force in India. His wife is Elaine Gold Newberg Ed’44.


Dr. Louise Furia DeLago CW’44 GrEd’86, Moorestown, N.J., a retired Philadelphia science teacher; June 30. Her son is Joseph T. DeLago Jr. W’75.

Dr. Melvin B. Fuerst C’44 D’46, Philadelphia, a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Baldwin, N.Y., for almost 40 years; Aug. 5. At Penn, he served as manager of the football team. His brother is Dr. Herbert Fuerst C’42 D’44. His daughters are Lisa Olmer CW’72, whose daughter is Heather S. Ness C’00, and Dr. Claudia F. Balderston CW’72 D’81, whose husband is Dr. Richard A. Balderston M’77 GM’82, and their children are Philip F. Balderston C’06 and Jessica R. Balderston M’14.

Robert D. Lehman CE’44, Ventnor City, N.J., a real estate developer; July 25.

Dr. Irwin D. Rosenman C’44, Pleasantville, N.Y., retired head of Ames Laboratories in Norwalk, Conn.; June 8. His son is Michael K. Rosenman C’76.

Dr. Nicholas D. Saccone D’44, Scranton, Pa., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 52 years; July 13. During World War II, he served in the US Army Dental Corps.


Howard W. Golden W’45, Short Hills, N.J., a partner of Golden Electric Co.; April 10. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity. He was a past president of Temple B’nai Jeshurun. His brother is Alan J. Golden W’52; his daughter is Nancy Golden Bernstein C’78 (whose own daughter is Carly Bernstein W’11). His son is Andrew R. Golden W’74, whose wife is Vickie Goldfine Golden W’74, and their son is Benjamin J. Golden W’04, whose wife is Molly Golden C’07.

Dr. Flora Kaplan Mincer CW’45 M’49, New York, emerita professor of radiation oncology at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine; June 20.

Barbara Nauta HUP’45, Norristown, Pa., a retired nurse; May 1, 2012.

David S. G. Rothman C’45 GEd’70, Boothwyn, Pa., July 1. His wife is Antonia Marie Weisgrau G’60.

Leonard Werst EE’45, Acton, Mass., July 3. He had worked for RCA. He had served in the US Army.


Dr. John T. Tidd M’46 GM’50, Yankton, S.D., a retired physician who had maintained a practice there for many years; July 31.

William H. G. Warner L’46, Lititz, Pa., a retired attorney; Aug. 13. During World War II, he served as a gunnery officer in the US Navy.


John R. Howard C’47 G’48, Lake Oswego, Ore., retired president of Lewis & Clark College; June 16. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity; he later served as Penn’s business manager for some years. During World War II, he served in the US Navy. His wife is Ruth Hanners Howard CW’48.

Ione Trovaioli Romeika L’47, Rosemont, Pa., a retired family-law attorney who also taught economics at Cabrini College; July 16. Her granddaughter is Victoria E. Johnston C’10.


Dr. David Y. Cooper M’48 GM’49, Gladwyne, Pa., emeritus professor of surgery at the University; Aug. 2. He co-wrote Innovation and Tradition at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: An Anecdotal Journey (1990). He was a veteran of the US Navy Reserve and had served in World War II. His daughters are Allison C. Hamilton CGS’82 and Lucy C. Karlsson GLA’85, whose husband is Carl E. Karlsson Jr. GLA’84.

Edwin W. Cryer W’48, Port St. Lucie, Fla., retired owner of a hardware store in Ewing, N.J.; Feb. 13. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army and received a Purple Heart.

Richard S. Denny W’48 L’51, Naples, Fla., retired corporate secretary for Bankers Trust; Aug.7. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s track team and the Friars Senior Society. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

James L. Joseph Jr. G’48, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., a retired systems analyst with Bankers Trust; Aug. 22, 2012. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Jerome H. Lane WEv’48, Dallas, retired managing partner of a CPA firm; July 7.

Dr. Irving D. Sackett V’48, Springfield, Va., a retired veterinarian with the US Department of Commerce; July 17. During World War II, he served in the US Army.


Jeanne Parks Anthony CW’49, Newtown Square, Pa., Aug. 9.

Doris C. Berg DH’49, Stratford, Conn., a retired dental hygienist; June 27.

Dr. William Bernard C’49 Gr’59, Gaithersburg, Md., a retired senior executive at the National Science Foundation; July 1. His wife is Geraldine C. Bernard HUP’52.

Melvin C. Cole ME’49, Los Angeles, April 9.

Joan S. Daniel HUP’49, Fayetteville, N.C., June 30. She had served in the US Army.

John S. Gates WEv’49, Lake Forest, Ill., a retired senior vice president for Smith Barney; Aug. 20. During World War II, he had served with the US Army in Burma and China. His wife is Christine Schaefer Gates CW’49.

Christian W. Goll III CE’49, Audubon, Pa., July 16.

Guilford G. Gurk W’49, Mt. Laurel, N.J., former owner of Admiral Wine & Liquors in Cherry Hill; April 8. His brother, Dr. Herbert M. Gurk C’51 Gr’56, died on Jan. 11.

Michael H. Halbert C’49, Wynnewood, Pa., June 17. He had worked in operations research and marketing. During World War II, he served in the US Army.

Dr. Anna P. Herz Ed’49 G’50 Gr’56, Riegelsville, Pa., emerita professor of foreign languages at Lehigh University; July 2. During World War II, she served in the US Army.

Hon. Louis G. Hill L’49, Philadelphia, a former judge on the Court of Common Pleas who had also served as a state senator; July 13. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Psi fraternity. He previously was a trial lawyer for Dilworth, Paxson, Kalish & Levy. He served in the Marines during World War II and the Korean War. His daughters are Leslie Hill CW’75 and Jessie B. Hill C’76.

Eleanor Dore Holland CW’49, Newtown, Pa., a retired computer-patent supervisor for the old RCA; July 19.

Seymour Landes C’49, Wallingford, Pa., a retired shoe-store owner; Feb. 22.

Leslie A. Lerner W’49, South Whitehall, Pa., retired president of his family’s department store and former president of the Dorneyville Golf Center; July 6. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Sigma Delta fraternity and the men’s basketball team. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Benjamin Litman CCC’49, Jenkintown, Pa., Dec. 13. One daughter is Lisa Litman MT’78 GEd’05.

Andrew Wei Tung Liu WG’49, Atlanta, a retired owner of a Chinese porcelain store; July 10.

J. Robert Logan C’49 G’55, Prescott, Ariz., March 4.

Irene K. Simpler SW’49, Rehoboth Beach, Del., former director of the county social services; July 18. During World War II, she served in the US Navy.

William Spiegelman WEv’49, Philadelphia, a manager of United Exposition Service Co., a convention and trade-show management company; July 6. During World War II, he served with the US Navy in the Pacific. His son is James M. Spiegelman C’80.


A. Don Galbraith C’50, Mountain View, Calif., Feb. 20. He had worked for Lockheed Martin for 28 years. At Penn, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity. He headed the design project for the Polaris missile guidance system.

Dr. Jerel I. Katz C’50 M’54, Silver Spring, Md., a retired surgeon; Aug. 5.

Hon. Frederick S. Moss C’50, Boca Raton, Fla., a retired attorney who had served as a probate-court judge in Woodbridge, Conn.; Aug. 21. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Dr. Richard A. Neuber C’50, Port St. Lucie, Fla., a retired dentist; June 28. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s golf team. During World War II, he served in the US Navy.

Robert L. Thomsen WG’50, Jackson, Miss., a retired oilman; March 23, 2012.

Hon. Henry H. Wiley L’50, Edgartown, Mass., a retired judge on the Superior Court of New Jersey; June 26. During World War II, he served in the US Army and received a Bronze Star.


Dr. John A. Buesseler GM’51, Lubbock, Tex., founding dean of the medical school at Texas Tech Health Sciences University; March 7. Earlier, he was founding chief of ophthalmology at the University of Missouri.

Lucian Caste Ar’51, Pittsburgh, a retired architect who had worked in his family’s real-estate development company; July 24. During World War II, he served in the US Marines.

Margaret Lessig Cates CW’51, Monona, Wisc., July 9. She had served on the board of the Madison Opera.

Thomas J. Cole G’51, Baltimore, a retired high-school teacher of English; May 20. He wrote two poetry books, A World of Saints (1956) and Praise to Light, (1988), and was editor-publisher of IMAGI, an international poetry magazine, from 1947 to 1960.

Dr. John D. Cunningham GM’51, Avalon, N.J., a retired otorhinolaryngologist who had maintained a practice there for many years; July 10. He had taught at Penn.

Irvin A. Fischer WG’51, Charlottesville, Va., retired director of sponsored programs at the University of Virginia; July 14.

Dr. Herbert M. Gurk C’51 Gr’56, Princeton, N.J., a retired leader of research and space-system development teams at RCA and General Electric, who had specialized in advanced Earth-resources observation systems; Jan. 11. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, the Philosophy Society, and Hillel, president of Pi Mu Epsilon, and an announcer on WXPN. His wife is Maxine Auerbach Gurk Ed’50, and his daughter is Lisa Gurk Herman C’76. His brother, Guilford G. Gurk W’49, died on April 8.

George J. Hauptfuhrer Jr. L’51, Vero Beach, Fla., former CEO and chair of the Philadelphia law firm of Dechert LLP; Aug. 2. For almost 40 years, he was a director of Abington (Pa.) Memorial Hospital.

Arthur T. Houlihan Jr. W’51, Bonita Springs, Fla., retired head of his family’s residential real-estate firm in Westchester County, N.Y.; June 18. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Tau Delta fraternity and the men’s rowing team. He served in the US Air Force.

Gayle Meacham Killeen CW’51, Easton, Md., a teacher of French at Radnor and Haverford high schools; July 27. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority and the women’s lacrosse team.

William T. Riskie WEv’51, West Newbury, Vt., a former senior vice president with the old Philadelphia National Bank; June 24.

Owen W. Rowland WEv’51, Lansdale, Pa., retired tax manager with United Engineers & Constructors; Oct. 21, 2012. He was a veteran of the US Navy.

Nancy Braden Scheyhing OT’51, Lumberton, N.J., a retired occupational therapist; July 19. Her husband is Robert W. Scheyhing GEE’60.

Dr. Charles A. R. Skowron GM’51, Moultonboro, N.H., a retired ophthalmologist who had maintained a practice in Cherry Hill, N.J., for many years; Jan. 20.

Dr. Horace W. Whiteley Jr. C’51, Chestertown, Md., a retired surgical oncologist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in Manhattan; July 31. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team.

David J. Williams WG’51, Parkville, Md., April 1.

Richard F. Young W’51, Canton, Ohio, July 27. He had worked for the Timken Co. for many years. At Penn, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. During World War II, he served in the US Army.


Dr. Clayton H. Birdsall D’52, Kingston, N.H., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for many years; Aug. 23.

Dr. Henry H. Clapper GM’52, Naples, Fla., retired surgeon for U.S. Steel and chief of surgery at Timken Mercy Hospital in Canton, Ohio; July 2.

Dr. Walter E. Dandy Jr. GM’52, Cockeysville, Md., July 11.

Philip B. Lindy W’52, Philadelphia, co-founder of Lindy Bros., a construction contracting company; June 29. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Epsilon Pi fraternity.

Florence Nebeling HUP’52, Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., July 2.

Edward E. Richards C’52, Camp Hill, Pa., a retired engineer with Sikorsky Aircraft in Stratford, Conn; Feb. 21.

Russell M. Weimar C’52, Newtown, Pa., retired registrar at the George School, who earlier was a longtime coach and mathematics teacher; Aug. 5. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the wrestling and men’s soccer teams. His sister is Margaret W. Lambert Nu’52, whose husband is Dr. Paul D. Lambert V’54.


Robert T. Cole W’53, Washington, a retired international tax attorney; May 15. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity.

John W. Dougherty W’53, Longs, S.C., a retired attorney; June 9. His son is John W. Dougherty IV W’75.

Marie Petsock Hemlick Nu’53, Philadelphia, July 15.

Arnold I. Krell GEE’53, Voorhees, N.J., Feb. 28.

Howard A. Wiener W’53 L’56, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., a founding partner of the law firm Wiener & Wiener, LLP, in Allentown, Pa.; Aug. 9. He was a past president of the Lehigh County Bar Association. His wife is Barbara Lavin Wiener CW’58 and their children are Joel B. Wiener W’78, Stephen W. Wiener W’80, and Suzanne Wiener Diamond W’83, whose daughter is Melissa D. Diamond C’16.

S. Donald Wiley L’53, Verona, Pa., former senior vice president and general counsel at H.J. Heinz Co.; Aug. 7.


Antoinette D. Finn Nu’54, Lancaster, Pa., a retired high-school nurse and teacher; July 13.

Dr. John S. Marshall M’54, Ligonier, Pa., a retired physician; Nov. 30, 2012.

Socrates H. Patras W’54, Perth Amboy, N.J., an attorney; Aug. 6, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. During the Korean War, he served with the Strategic Air Command.

Ferris Thomsen Jr. Ed’54, Holderness, N.H., retired men’s lacrosse coach, head wrestling coach, and assistant football coach at Denison University; Jan. 2, 2012. At Penn, he was a member of the Friars Senior Society and the lacrosse team; he is a member of the Penn Men’s Lacrosse Hall of Fame.

Thomas E. Waters Jr. L’54, Lower Gwynedd, Pa., former district attorney for Montgomery County; July 31.


Dr. Walter A. Caruso GD’55, Thiensville, Wisc., chair of oral surgery at Northern Westchester (N.Y.) Hospital and Westchester County Medical Center; Aug. 17, 2012.

James R. Edgerly L’55, Tucson, Ariz., retired vice president and general counsel of the old Penn Power Electric Co.; Aug. 12, 2012.

Arthur J. England Jr. W’55 L’61, Coral Gables, Fla., former chief justice of the Supreme Court of Florida; Aug. 1. He wrote the state’s corporate income-tax code.

James J. Manley W’55, Cranbury, N.J., a retired marketing manager for the old Lehman Brothers; June 27. At Penn, he was a member of the Sphinx Senior Society and the men’s baseball and football teams. He had served in the US Marines. His daughter is Mary Manley Lindberg C’83, whose husband is Keith K. Lindberg C’83; Catherine I. Lindberg C’11 and James M. Lindberg C’16 are their children.

Donald G. Palmer WEF’55, Marysville, Pa., co-owner of the Bock Paper Co.; July 13.

Joanne Sisk Pendall CW’55, Santa Fe, N.M., May 26. She had worked for Sandia National Laboratories.

Richard L. Quackenbush C’55, Jacksonville Beach, Fla., July 9. At Penn, he was a member of Delta Upsilon fraternity.

Arlene Krasnor Simon CW’55, Guttenberg, N.J., retired teacher who then served as comptroller of American Corporate Services, her husband’s firm; July 11. At Penn, she was a member of the tennis and swimming teams. Her husband is Sanford R. Simon W’56, their son is Michael R. Simon C’81, and their daughter is Sharon Simon Katz GNu’87 GNu’11.

Dr. James P. Sommerfeld GM’55, New Castle, Pa., a retired physician; June 28. He had been president of the medical staff of Jameson Hospital.


Dr. Norman B. Ackerman M’56, New York, a professor emeritus of surgery at New York Medical College; July 1.

Hon. Isaac S. Garb L’56, Doylestown, Pa., a retired county judge; Dec. 5, 2012. His brother is Harry C. Garb W’48.

M. Saul Hoffman ChE’56, Cupertino, Calif., July 3. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team. A volunteer for the American Red Cross, his wife is Yvonne Thunick Hoffman HUP’58.

Marlene Riordan HUP’56 GNu’95, Warminster, Pa., a retired private consultant nurse practitioner at Bryn Mawr Hospital; June 14.

Dr. William E. Staples GD’56, Canton, Mass., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for many years; July 9.


Dr. George L. Anstadt V’57 GV’68, Tipp City, Ohio, a retired veterinarian; Aug. 1. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Air Force.

Thomas Graybill EF’57, Trumbull, Conn., July 6.

Harry L. Parker C’57, Winchester, Mass., the retired Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Men’s Heavyweight Crew at Harvard University, who also coached the US Olympic men’s and women’s rowing teams from 1964 to 1984; June 25. He led the Harvard team to 22 undefeated seasons and eight national titles. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s rowing team, and of the Sphinx Senior Society.


Albert R. Beal L’58, Philadelphia, a retired legal cost consultant for Legalgard; July 17. He began his legal career at Krusen, Evans & Byrne. During the Korean War, he served in the US Army. His son is Michael Luk C’79.

Dr. Donald N. Bechlem GD’58, Seattle, a retired periodontist; Dec. 5, 2011.

Dr. Igor Kopytoff G’58, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of anthropology at the University; Aug. 9. His work focused on transformations in social structure, political organization, and religion. He was a consultant to President John Kennedy’s Task Force on the Congo in 1961. His daughter is Larissa M. Kopytoff C’01 G’05.

Dr. Wallace T. Miller GM’58, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of radiology and the former chief of the radiology department’s chest division; June 23. He came to Penn in 1957 as an assistant instructor of radiology, was appointed professor in 1972, served as vice-chair of the radiology department and chief of the radiology diagnostic section at HUP, and practiced until his retirement last year. Dr. Miller edited Seminars in Radiology, wrote three medical textbooks, numerous chapters for textbooks, and 130 papers on diagnostic radiology. He received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. Penn established the Wallace T. Miller Sr. Endowed Chair of Radiologic Education in 2001 and the Wallace T. Miller Scholarship Fund in 1996. Dr. Miller also had served in the US Navy. His daughter is Kimberly M. Fogarty C’82 and his son is Dr. Wallace T. Miller Jr. M’86 GM’91.


Dana R. Baggett WG’59, Brunswick, Maine, a retired state-court administrator (1981-92); June 24. He was a former director of the Bureau of Public Administration at the University of Maine, Orono.

Wallace P. Cooney L’59, Alexandria, Va., a retired vice president of the old PSFS bank in Philadelphia; June 28.

Clyde E. Edmonds WG’59, Plainfield, N.J., a retired family and estate law attorney; Aug. 1.

Wallace G. Foster C’59, Cranbury, N.J., July 20. He had worked for the state transportation department.

Dr. James F. Gleckner D’59, Morristown, N.J., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice in Florham Park for over 35 years; June 3. At Penn, he played on the men’s squash team.

Joan Fineman Jaffe MT’59 Naples, Fla., May 12.

Dr. George A. Palmer D’59, Punta Gorda, Fla., a retired dentist; July 16.

Dorothy M. Robertson CW’59, Sandwich, Mass., a former court reporter who was the first official voice writer for the Massachusetts Superior Court; June 28. Her husband is John D. Robertson W’59.


Dr. Philip A. Miolene D’60, Stamford, Conn., a retired orthodontist; July 25.


Hoshang S. Lala GEE’61, Broken Arrow, Okla., a retired electrical engineer for IBM; Aug. 23.

Dr. Cecil L. Patterson Gr’61, Durham, N.C., retired dean and emeritus professor of English at North Carolina Central University; July 2. During World War II, he served in the US Army, and later became the first African-American officer to be commandant of an Army Reserve School.


Dr. Robert E. Blatchford D’62, Magnolia, Mass., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 50 years; July 26.

Dr. Marie A. DiBerardino Gr’62, Haverford, Pa., emerita professor of biochemistry at Drexel University; July 14.

L. MacRoy Klingensmith G’62, Selinsgrove, Pa., a retired assistant professor of English at Susquehanna University; July 3.

M. Michael Sharlot L’62, Austin, professor of law at the University of Texas; June 22.


Kelley D. Scott C’63, Bryn Mawr, Pa., July 13.


Dr. Emmett M. Partin GEd’64 Gr’73, Wilmington, Del., June 24. He had worked for the Delaware court system. He had earlier taught Hispanic studies at Penn.

Dr. Ottomar I. Rudolf Gr’64, Portland, Ore., emeritus professor and former chair of German at Reed College; March 10. He also was coach of its men’s soccer team.

Dr. David E. Winograd GD’64, Marblehead, Mass., a retired dentist who had maintained a practice there for 35 years; July 17.


Dr. Barbara A. Collett GNu’65, Bridgeton, N.J., an emeritus professor of nursing at New Jersey City University; Feb. 27.

Rhea Rounds Eshelman MT’65, Jacksonville, Fla., a retired medical technician for the Mayo Clinic Hospital there; June 7. At Penn, she was a member of Alpha Xi Delta sorority and the women’s field hockey team.

Dr. Alexander Fasulo GM’65, Long Beach, N.J., a former chair of orthopaedics at what is now RWJ Hamilton hospital; June 27.

Dr. W. Roger Trenkle CGS’65, Orlando, Fla., owner of a computer sales and service company; Aug. 1.


Dr. Manucher N. Fallahnejad GM’66, Gladwyne, Pa., a retired surgeon; July 30.

Donald M. Fox WG’66 , Chicago, co-founder of a reinsurance firm; July 13.

Dr. James E. Fulton GM’66, Key Biscayne, Fla., a retired dermatologist and co-founder of a skin-care company, who, when a researcher at Penn in 1969, had co-invented Retin-A with Dr. Albert Kligman Gr42 M’47 GM’51; July 4. He wrote Acne Rx: What Acne Really Is and How to Eliminate its Devastating Effects (2001).

Judith Wilson Moreno Nu’66 GNu’68, Cape May, N.J., retired executive vice president for risk management with Johnson & Higgins in Philadelphia; June 15. She co-wrote The Practice of Mental Health Nursing: A Community Approach (1974).

Frank R. Stranahan WG’66, West Palm Beach, Fla., a former professional golfer; June 25.


Dr. Michael J. Haut M’67, Philadelphia, a retired clinical professor of medicine at the University (2000-08); June 26. Joining Pennsylvania Hospital in 1979, he served as director of its sickle-cell disease program for 18 years, and also founded the Special Coagulation Laboratory and the Philadelphia Adult Gaucher’s Disease Center (1991) there. He co-founded the Society for Translational Oncology.

Arthur Makadon L’67, Philadelphia, retired chair of the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP (2002-11), who served as a Trustee of the University (1996-2007), and served on the Penn Law Board of Overseers (1997-2003); July 24. A prominent litigator, he developed Ballard’s litigation practice, and oversaw the firm’s growth to one with a national reach. He was a longtime principal adviser to Ed Rendell C’65 Hon’00, both when the latter was Philadelphia mayor and Pennsylvania governor. Many years earlier, he had been chief assistant DA under Arlen Specter C’51. He lectured at Penn Law as recently as last spring. His daughter is Dr. Claudia Makadon Sauerteig CGS’04.

Dr. Donald F. Patterson GM’67, Seattle, the Charlotte Newton Sheppard Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Medical Genetics in the School of Veterinary Medicine and emeritus professor of human genetics in the Perelman School of Medicine; June 8. He came to Penn in 1958 as an instructor in the vet school’s newly created cardiology section, and was appointed associate professor of medicine and medical genetics in 1967 and professor in 1968. Five years later, he was named the first Sheppard Professor; he was appointed emeritus in 1996. He held the secondary appointment in human genetics from 1974 to 1999. Dr. Patterson also held many administrative positions; in 1965, he was appointed co-director of the comparative-cardiovascular studies unit and became the first chief of the clinical-cardiology section; and in 1971 he became the founding chief of the first academic subdivision devoted to medical genetics in a veterinary school. From 1985 to 2000, he was principal investigator and director of the Walter Flato Goodman Center for Comparative Medical Genetics, one of the first such NIH-supported centers. After retiring in 2000, Dr. Patterson continued to conduct research, specifically working on a book and a computerized database of the genetic diseases of dogs, but became ill before completing the project. He received the American Veterinary Medical Association Lifetime Excellence in Research Award in 2011. In 2007, the Donald F. Patterson Conference Room in Penn’s Ryan Veterinary Hospital was dedicated in his honor. His sons are Dr. Russell H. Patterson C’80 V’84 and Wade D. Patterson C’91 G’98.


Dr. Doris Gorka Bartuska GM’68, Philadelphia, a retired professor of endocrinology at what is now the Drexel University medical school; Aug. 4. Her brother is Paul E. Gorka FA’55.

Robert M. Jellinek C’68, Norwalk, Conn., a CPA; May 1.

C. Kevin Landry WG’68, Boston, longtime head of TA Associates, a private equity firm, which he had joined in 1968; Aug. 1. His sister is Christina Mary Landry WG’81.

Richard B. Nierling WG’68, Dallas, an investment manager; July 16.


Harriet Ackermann Nu’69, Maple Shade, N.J., a nursing instructor at Philadelphia’s Northeastern Hospital; July 25, 2012.

Lu Marrone Wright CW’69, Fairfax, Va., May 25, 2012.

Dr. Theodore R. Thompson M’69, New Brighton, Minn., professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota; July 28.


Louis C. Slater W’70, Fresno, Calif., co-owner of Sanders and Slater Fine Furniture; Aug. 7. At Penn, he was a member of the men’s swimming team.


Doris S. Casper CGS’71, Philadelphia, a volunteer attorney for the ACLU; Jan. 2. She had earlier served as an administrator for the boys and girls clubs of the Crime Prevention Association of Philadelphia. Her daughter is Ann R. Casper C’80.

Dr. David E. Jackson Jr. V’71, Fairfax, Va., a veterinarian who had maintained a practice there for over 40 years; April 14, 2012.

Kevin M. Maddock C’71, St Thomas, USVI, Nov. 9, 2012. A newspaper obituary noted, “after many years doing custom woodwork, he traded in his hammer for a captain’s license and spent the last several years driving boats.”

David J. Oatway WG’71, Conil de la Frontera, Spain; Aug. 6.


Dr. Richard M. Wszolek C’72, East Stroudsburg, Pa., an ER physician and surgeon; Aug. 7. During the Vietnam War, he served in the US Navy.


Bruce K. Dorskind W’73, New York, chair of a recruitment-advertising consulting firm; Aug. 3.

Manuel Montero WG’73, Miami Beach, Fla., head of SafetyPay, an online-payment system; Aug. 5. He previously was head of, Inc., a Latin American online and catalog retailer, and a managing partner of Roland Berger, the European management-consulting firm.

Sherry J. Oshiver CW’73 WG’76, Philadelphia, June 6, 2012. At Penn, she was a member of the women’s swimming and synchronized swimming teams. Her mother is Sylvia Bilker Oshiver WEv’81.


Dr. Harvey A. Alterman D’76, South Salem, N.Y., a former dentist who had maintained a practice in Danbury, Conn.; March 15, 2012.


Dr. Glenn R. Wisch C’77, Red Bank, N.J., a grant social worker under the Ryan White Act who worked exclusively with people living with HIV/AIDS; Aug. 21. Earlier, he had practiced as a dentist for many years.


Rosie M. Smith CGS’78 GEd’86, Philadelphia, a retired administrative assistant in the Department of American Civilization at the University from 1966 to 1994; July 13. She was active in what is now the WPPSA and the African-American Association.


Adam P. Curtis W’82, Enfield, Conn., president and CEO of his family’s transmission-parts firm in Agawam, Mass.; June 23.


Paul E. Bierly III EAS’83 W’83, Harrisonburg, Va., the Zane D. Showker Professor of Entrepreneurship and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at James Madison University; July 4. At Penn, he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the men’s squash and sprint football teams. A veteran of the US Navy, his father is Paul E. Bierly Jr. W’55.


Bradley J. Gustin WAM’04, Allenhurst, N.J., July 27. He had a career in sports marketing.


Molly Hude C’11, Athens, a graduate student in archaeology at the Athens University of Economics and Business; July 2, from a car accident in Belize, where she was doing research.


William Reid GEd’12 Philadelphia, a mathematics teacher at the People for People Charter School, and Jamie Soukup GEd’12, a teacher of English at Harrity Elementary Charter School; Aug. 11, in a car accident in Asheville, N.C., less than three months after they married.

Faculty & Staff

Dr. David Y. Cooper. See Class of 1948 .

Dr. John D. Cunningham. See Class of 1951.

Dr. Sidney N. Franklin. See Class of 1939 .

Dr. James E. Fulton. See Class of 1966 .

Dr. Ward H. Goodenough, Philadelphia, emeritus professor of anthropology; June 9. He joined the Penn faculty in 1949, was promoted to associate professor in 1954 and professor in 1962. He remained at Penn until his retirement in 1989, also serving as the department chair (1976-82), a University professor (1980-89), and a consulting curator in the Oceania section of the Penn Museum. A member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Dr. Goodenough was a Guggenheim Fellow (1979-80). His sons are Oliver R. Goodenough L’78 and Garrick L. Gallagher C’81.

Dr. F. Sheldon Hackney. See Gazetteer, Nov|Dec 2013.

Dr. Michael J. Haut. See Class of 1967 .

Dr. William L. Kissick, Philadelphia, the George Seckel Pepper Professor Emeritus of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, a professor of healthcare systems (Wharton), and a professor of health policy and administration (Nursing); June 30. As head of planning and evaluation for the US Public Health Service, he helped write the 1965 law that established Medicare. Coming to Penn in 1968, he played a major role in setting up interdisciplinary collaboration between medical curriculums and the business management of healthcare. After the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics was set up at Wharton, Dr. Kissick was named to its governing board and then became its long-time chair. Soon the Wharton Health Care Management Program was launched, which offers dual MD and MBA degrees. He was chair of the Faculty Senate (1995-96), and he retired from Penn in 2001. He co-editedLessons from the First Twenty Years of Medicare: Research Implications for Public and Private Sector Policy (1989) and wrote Medicine’s Dilemmas: Infinite Needs versus Finite Resources (1994). Recently, Dr. Kissick was an adjunct professor of political science at Yale University, where he taught the political economy of healthcare. The William L. Kissick, M.D. Scholarship at the Wharton School was established in his honor. His sons are William L. Kissick Jr. WG’90 and Robert-John D. Kissick CGS’91, and his daughter is Elizabeth Davenport Kissick WG’91.

Dr. Edward Korostoff. See Class of 1941 .

Dr. Igor Kopytoff. See Class of 1958 .

Dr. Wallace T. Miller. See Class of 1958 .

Dr. Donald F. Patterson. See Class of 1967 .

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