VOLNEY WILLIAM FOSTER '38, M.B.A. '40, of Lake Forest, Ill. died March 22. An investment broker, he was a partner in the Chicago securities firm of William Blair & Co. His survivors include his wife, Ellen (Orr).
JACOB HOROWITZ '38cl died June 8 in Summit, N.J. He was a mathematical statistician who taught at New York and Columbia universities. He also worked for Polaroid Corp., American Cyanamid Corp., and C. E. Lummus Co., from which he retired in 1983. He was a pioneer in the use of computer graphics, particularly in application to the petrochemical industry. After retiring he became a consultant and assisted in diabetes research at the University of Alabama's medical school. He leaves his wife, Marjorie (Long), a son, Philip, and two sisters, Ida and Bertha Ruocco.
CARLETON FOSTER TENNEY '38, of Newcastle, Me., died in December 1995.
ARTHUR GOODRICH CABLE JR. '39, of Santa Fe, died March 16. He was retired owner of the Charles Book Store in Santa Fe and earlier worked as a planner for the State of New Mexico. He was former head of the Santa Fe chapter of the NAACP and chairman of the northern New Mexico branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. His survivors include his wife, Mary (Pratt) '41.
MARY L. DADMUN '39cl, of Watertown, Mass., died July 17. She was a retired first lieutenant in the Army and a veteran of World War II. She leaves no immediate survivors.
RICHARD JOHNSTON DARLING '39 died July 15 in Natick, Mass. He was a retired railroader with Conrail. He was a lover of music, especially jazz, and served as secretary of the New England chapter of the American Rock Garden Society. He leaves three daughters, Linda, Janice, and Deborah Cornell, a son, Eric, and a brother, Peter; his wife, Dorothy (Rozek), died in 1991.
LORING HAY RAYMOND '39, M.B.A. '41, died July 27 in Concord, Mass. He was retired director of purchasing at Tufts University. After retiring he worked as assistant to the president of Babcock Davis Co., a manfacturing firm. He leaves his wife, Edythe (McCracken), a daughter, Laurie, a son, Mark, and a sister, Elizabeth.
MELVIN BERTRAM BLACK '40cl, M.D. '43, of San Francisco, died June 20. He was chief of pathology at St. Luke's Hospital in San Francisco for 35 years and a former associate clinical professor of pathology at Stanford. He was president of the Western Regional Society of Nuclear Medicine and a founding member of its San Francisco chapter. He had also volunteered with CARE-Medico in Afghanistan. He was an avid skier and tennis player and an accomplished cellist. He leaves his wife, Steffi (Ingersoll), two daughters, Erica Grubb '69, J.D. '73, and Kate, a son, James, and two brothers, Sidney Black and Frank Kaplan.
THOMAS WINN CASEY '40 died June 17 in Boston. He was retired vice president for business development at Gillette Co., where, in the 1950s, he introduced Foamy shaving cream and Right Guard deodorant. He leaves his wife, Jean (Henry), four daughters, Marguerite, Pamela McCormick, Georgia Jenkins, and Sheila Christensen, and two sons, Thomas and Robert.
GEORGE NADEAU '40, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla., died May 20. He was a retired physician who practiced ophthalmology in Green Bay, Wis., for many years.
GUY BLACK '41, of Winchester, Va., died April 10. He was a retired professor of business administration at George Washington University and the author of The Application of Systems Analysis to Government Operations.
HENRY LAWRENCE HUBBARD '41 died May 21 in New York City. He leaves no immediate survivors.
LAWRENCE WETHERBEE JONES '41 died July 5 in Milford, Mass. He was a Harvard swimmer and sprinter who later worked as a proofreader at the Boston Globe for many years. A lover and collector of antique automobiles, he was a life member of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America and the Model T Ford Club of America and a life friend of the British National Motor Car Museum. He leaves a daughter, Elizabeth Teczar, and three sons, L.A., Charles, and Henry; his wife, Agnes (Ogilby), predeceased him.
DUANE BERNARD LUEDERS '41mcl, J.D. '49, died June 6 in New York City. He was a retired lawyer who worked for many years in the insurance relations division of Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. He leaves his wife, Hermine (Hall) '41, three daughters, Stephanie Rich '73, J.D. '76, Cynthia '75, and Alison '79, and a son, Duane.
HENRY MELVILLE PARKER '41 died August 5 in Wayland, Mass. He was a retired executive with New England Telephone Co., where he worked for 35 years. He was also a passionate naturalist who became instrumental in the preservation of a 200-year-old tree in Wayland, the so-called Revolutionary Oak, by securing a fund for its maintenance under the custodianship of the Wayland Historical Society. He was a founder, director, and past president of the Sudbury Valley Trustees, a regional land bank, and a director of the Massachusetts Audubon Society. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Guillow), two sons, David and James, and a sister, Carol Leavitt.
WILLIAM SLATER STRINGER '41 died June 9 in San Mateo, Cal. A navy veteran of World War II, he was a special agent with the FBI for more than 25 years and later worked as a security officer for American Airlines. He leaves three daughters, Martha Mitchell, Anne Barton, and Margaret, a sister, Sally Donohue, and a brother, John; his wife, Margaret (Larson), died in 1994.
THEODORE FRANCIS WHITMARSH '41, of New York City, died June 6. A New York lawyer, he was former vice president of Francis H. Leggett and Co. and former president of the investment firm of Audley Clarke Co. He was also president of the Huguenot Society of America. He leaves his wife, Mary Louise (Ward), and three daughters, Linda, Carol Bennett, and Dorothy Sprague.
DAVID WILLIAMS CLARK '42cl, of Berwyn, Pa., has died. He was the founder and retired president of the Executive Service Corps of the Delaware Valley. A lover of the outdoors, he particularly enjoyed hiking and sailing the coast of Maine. He leaves his wife, Anne (Newbold), a daughter, Emily, a son, David, a sister, Mary Rockefeller, and three brothers, George '32, M.B.A. '34, Thomas '34, and John '38.
JOHN CHRISTOPHER FINEGAN '42, of Rancho Bernardo, Cal., died July 22. He was a retired manufacturer's representative and former longtime resident of Birmingham, Mich. Earlier in his career he was regional manager for Reynolds Metals Co., in Detroit. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Dickson) '43, a daughter, Mardi, A.L.B. '92, a son, J. Christopher, a sister, Norma Fisher, and a brother, Barry Fisher.
ROLLAND DINWIDDIE THOMPSON '43cl, M.Arch. '49, of Boston, died June 30. He was an architect with the New York firm of Gruzan and Partners. As partner in charge of the firm's New York State University Construction Fund, he oversaw $60-million worth of building on the university's Stony Brook campus. He leaves his wife, Margaret (Rowland), a daughter, Amy, two sons, Peter and Michael '69, Ed.M. '72, and a stepson, Stephen Galvin; his first wife, Elizabeth (Stilwell), predeceased him.
DONALD IRVING FINE '44 died August 14 in Manhattan. He was a longtime independent New York publisher who nurtured the careers of such best-selling authors as Ken Follett, Andrew Vachss, and Elmore Leonard. He was a cofounder of Dell First Editions, an early paperback imprint, and of Delacorte Press. In 1969 he started his own publishing company, Arbor House, and remained as president after Hearst Corp. bought it nine years later for $1.5 million. Later he founded Donald I. Fine Inc., purchased in 1995 by Penguin. He leaves a son, Stephen.
JEAN-PIERRE BARRICELLI '45mcl, Ph.D. '53, died July 1 in Riverside, Cal. Professor emeritus of humanities and comparative literature at the University of California at Riverside, where he taught for nearly 35 years, he started the university's department of comparative literature and foreign languages and served twice as its chairman. An interdisciplinarian who spoke five languages fluently, he wrote 17 books and published more than 100 articles in the U.S. and abroad on subjects ranging from literature to law. He was a music reviewer for the Riverside Press-Enterprise for more than three decades and a cofounder of the annual Eaton Conference in Science Fiction at UCR. He leaves his wife, Norma (Gaeta) '53, M.A.T. '54, two daughters, Laura and Franca, and a son, Marco.
NATHANIEL RUGGLES WHITNEY JR. '45cl died April 27 in Rapid City, S.D. He was a practicing pediatrician in Rapid City for 35 years. For the pediatric services he donated over many years to the Pine Ridge and Rosebud reservations, he was inducted into the Oglala Sioux tribe as an honorary member. An ardent birder, he wrote two books, Birds of the Black Hills and Birds of South Dakota, and prepared and sent many bird specimens to the Smithsonian Institution. He leaves a daughter, Susan Callahan, a son, John, and two brothers, John, LL.B. '56, and Dickson, M.B.A. '51; his wife, Mary (Schroeder), died June 10.
JOHN JOSEPH ALBRIGHT III '46 died June 15 in Princeton, N.J. He was retired director of purchasing for Church & Dwight Co., in Princeton. An avid skier, he was formerly ski writer for the Trenton Times and the Syracuse Post Standard. He was also a member of the Pennsylvania Historical Society. He leaves his wife, Mary (Michelson), two sons, John and Stanley, a sister, Susan Hawley, and a brother, Arthur.
EVERETT PHILIP GROSSMAN '46 died June 16 in Weston, Mass. He was retired vice president of the family business, Grossman's Inc., a national building-materials chain, where he worked for 42 years. He was former president of the Massachusetts Retail Lumber Dealers Association. He leaves his wife, Cynthia (Rich), two daughters, Linsey Grinder and Heidi, two stepdaughters, Victoria O'Reilly and Anna Thurber, a stepson, Wells Thurber, and a sister, Pearl Goldberg.
MALCOLM ROME RUDOLPH '46 died July 7 in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was a business executive and private investor who co-founded the Washington, D.C., investment firm of Donatelli, Rudolph & Schoen Inc. He was also former president of Multi-National Financial Group Inc. and of DeRand Corp. An amateur horticulturist, he was a benefactor of the Harvard College Fund and the Arnold Arboretum. He leaves his second wife, Barbara (Grossman), two daughters, Madelon Sawyer and Margot Proctor, and two stepchildren, Shelley Sas and Mark Girson.
ANDREW PETER VANCE '46cl, LL.B. '52, of Scarsdale, N.Y., died July 11. He was senior partner and of counsel in the Manhattan firm of Barnes, Richardson & Colburn. He was president of the Customs and International Trade and the Federal Circuit bar associations. He leaves his wife, Olvia (Cambourelis), three daughters, Catherine '80, Penelope, and Dorothy, and a son, Peter.