ESTHER OSGOOD '30, of Milton, Mass., died March 16. She was retired assistant director of the National Association of Independent Schools. She leaves a sister, Margaret.
SAUL GERALD STILLMAN '30cl, J.D. '33, died February 13 in Palm Desert, Cal. A lifelong resident of the Cleveland area, he was a former Republican Party leader and appellate court judge. He served on the Cuyahoga County board of elections for 11 years, including seven as co-chairman. Later he was appointed to the bench of the Eighth District Ohio Court of Appeals. He was also active in the Jewish community and taught Sunday school classes for a half-century. He leaves his wife, Cecelia (Huberman) '37, and two daughters, Barbara Meister and Jean Wolff; a son, Arthur '63, died in 1969.
CLARA W. ASHLEY '31, of Pepperell, Mass., died April 2. She was a former Latin teacher at Newton South High School and in the Pembroke public schools. She leaves a sister, Alice Beattie '32.
DAVID CHEEVER '31, M.B.A. '34, died March 24 in Westwood, Mass. He was retired New England sales manager of the Mohawk Paper Co., of Cohoes, N.Y., and a Harvard benefactor. For many years he summered in Maine, where he enjoyed hiking and sailing. He was an honorary trustee of the Perkins School for the Blind. He leaves his wife, Marian (Minot), a daughter, Ruth Drake, two sons, David and Roger '67, M.L.A. '77, a sister, Jane Lyman '43, and two brothers, F. Sargent '32, M.D. '36, and Daniel '39, Ph.D. '48; his first wife, Ellen (Pierce), predeceased him.
EDWARD BAIN FARREN '31 died March 15 in Brockton, Mass. He was a retired physician who practiced family medicine in his hometown of Brockton for 50 years. He also served on the staffs of Cardinal Cushing Hospital and Brockton Hospital, where he headed the outpatient department for many years. His survivors include a daughter, Susan Kovatch, M.A.T. '63.
LEONARD GEORGE LEVENSON '31cl, M.B.A. '33, died March 5 in Nashua, N.H. He was a retired civilian comptroller with the U.S. Air Force. He leaves his wife, Arlene (Porter), a stepdaughter, Ellen Zucker, and two stepsons, Jeffrey and David Zucker.
BENJAMIN LOTHROP MOLTMAN '31 died March 13 in West Hanover, Mass. He was retired circulation manager at a newspaper. His survivors include a daughter, Marcia Holt '58, M.A.T. '59; his wife, Elsie (Gaskin), died last year.
ARTHUR BERNARD SERINO '31 died March 30 in Cambridge. He was a retired physician in general practice who served on the staffs of Mount Auburn, Cambridge City, and Boston City hospitals. He leaves a daughter, Jean, a son, Arthur, and his fiancée, Carolee Cocco.
PATRICIA BERGEN STEVENSON '31cl, A.M. '43, of Boston, died February 28. She was a retired administrator with Boston Children's Services Association and an avid mountaineer. Her husband, Robert, predeceased her.
ARNOLD SIDNEY DANE '32, J.D. '34, of Marblehead, Mass., died February 22. He was a retired Boston attorney and a brigadier general in the Marine Corps Reserve. He leaves his wife, Marjorie (Freedman), a daughter, Linda Levy, a son, Mark, a sister, Shirley Grossman, and a brother, Bertram.
PAUL STUART HARRIS '32 died March 5 in Bellevue, Wash. He was former director and curator of the Speed Art Museum, in Louisville, Ky., former director of the Winterthur Museum, in Wilmington, Del., and former director of collections at the Ford Museum, in Dearborn, Mich. He also lectured and wrote on the history of American painting. He leaves a daughter, Alexandra, a son, Andrew, Ed.M. '88, and two brothers, Earl and Edward; his wife, Jean (Morrill), died in 1992.
ROBERT SAUDEK '32 died March 17 in Baltimore. A television executive and the medium's first great impresario, he was the creator of Omnibus, a popular weekly series of eclectic cultural offerings that aired from 1951 to 1961. He also produced a number of other acclaimed shows on the small screen, including Profiles in Courage, Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic, and Sol Hurok Presents; in all, he won 11 Emmy awards and seven Peabody awards. In 1974 he established the Museum of Broadcasting (now the Museum of Televison and Radio). He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Koch), a daughter, Mary Jaffee, and four sons, Richard '62, Christopher '63, Robert '66, and Stephen '75.
ROLAND ALFRED MCNITT '33 died January 13, 1995, in Englewood, Fla. He was a retired vice president of Massachusetts Blue Cross. His survivors include his wife, Barbara (Doody); his first wife, Nathalie (Morey), died in 1970.
ROBERT ALEXANDER MONTGOMERY '33cl died March 14 in Villanova, Pa. He was a founding partner of the Philadelphia brokerage firm now known as Janney Montgomery Scott Inc., retiring as vice president in 1989 after 60 years with the firm. He was former president of the board of managers of Episcopal Hospital and also served on the board of commissioners in Radnor Township. He leaves a daughter, Alexandra Estey, and four sons, Robert, Edwin Schoettle, H. W. Taylor Schoettle, and David Schoettle.
ISABELLA MCCURTAIN TALLEY '33, of Foresthill, Cal., has died.
RICHARD PAGE WHEELER '33cl died February 17 in Chapel Hill, N.C. He was a retired archaeologist and editor with the National Park Service. From 1948 to 1959 he worked on the Smithsonian Institution's Missouri River Basin Surveys, conducting salvage archaeology before construction of several major dams. Later he served as curator and laboratory director of the Wetherill Mesa Project at Mesa Verde National Park, in Colorado, and as editor of the resulting reports. After retiring he worked as a volunteer on the Alexandria (Va.) Archaeology Project. He leaves two daughters, Hannah Andrews and Valerie; his wife, Lucy (Pope), predeceased him.
JOHN HOLLIS BLOOMBERGH '34, of Rockport, Mass., died February 23. After 17 years as a general practitioner and school physician in Rockport, he became an anesthesiologist on the staff of Addison Gilbert Hospital. He was a former member of the Rockport finance committee and sang for many years with the Rockport Community Chorus. He was a lifelong sailing enthusiast. He leaves his wife, Jean (Bowlen), a daughter, Jill Chipperini, a son, William, and a brother, Joseph Allen '37, M.B.A. '39; another son, John, predeceased him.
FRANCIS HOWES GLEASON '34 died February 26 in Lexington, Mass. He was retired senior vice president of Melville Corp., a manufacturer of leather shoes, and a Harvard benefactor. He was a past president of the National Footwear Manufacturers Association. Active in community affairs, he raised money for Children's Hospital in Boston and for the Lincoln Public Library. He leaves his wife, Nancy Peabody, a daughter, Joanna Mahony, a son, Frank, two stepdaughters, Diana Bell and Jill Uris, and a brother, John '30, Ph.D. '38.
WILLIAM FOSTER JOYCE JR. '34, of Jacksonville, Fla., died December 30. He was retired from the manufacturing firm of Pitney Bowes, in Stamford, Conn., where he worked for many years.
FREDERICK STANLEY LEUTNER '34cl died February 19 in Madeira Beach, Fla. He was a retired polymer chemist who formerly owned and operated his own lab, Klein Medical Laboratory. After retiring to Florida he enjoyed sailing in the Gulf of Mexico. He leaves his wife, Elizabeth (Vanderbeek), and two sons, Frederick and Robert '68.
JOSEPH NAJEEB SABBAGH '34 died in March in Methuen, Mass. A retired physician, he formerly practiced general medicine in Lawrence and served on the medical staffs of Lawrence General, Bon Secours, and Clover Hill hospitals. He leaves his wife, Margaret (Shaheen), a daughter, Cynthia Santora, and a son, John.
FRANCIS EVERETT STORER '34, of Gilford, N.H., died December 13. A civil servant, he retired in 1989 from the division of accounts for the State of New Hampshire. His survivors include his wife, Helen (Murray).
JOHN JACOB BANDEIAN '35, of Holyoke, Mass., died January 14. A retired physician, he was former president of John J. Bandeian, M.D., Associates and senior attending surgeon at Providence Hospital, in Holyoke. He was past president of the Hampden District Medical Society and played a major role in creating the Western Massachusetts Health Care Foundation. His survivors include two sons, John '69, M.D. '73, and Stephen '72, M.D. '77, J.D. '79.
CRAWFORD BLAGDEN '35, of Charleston, S.C., died February 10. He won the Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart for his service in World War II and later had a long career in advertising. He leaves a daughter, Elizabeth Strawbridge, and three sons, Crawford, Frederic, and Samuel; his wife, Mary (Kernochan), predeceased him.
CLEMENT ALDEN BRIGGS '35 died June 22, 1996, in Stuart, Fla. He was a retired attorney who maintained a private practice in Duxbury, Mass., for many years. His survivors include his wife, Priscilla (Dick).
RICHARD NORRIS CLATTENBURG '35cl died March 6 in Peterborough, N.H. He was retired senior labor relations counsel for the Pennsylvania Central Railroad in Philadelphia, where he worked for 37 years. He was a lifelong student of history and an avid walker. He leaves two daughters, Susan Kemp and Julie, and a son, Richard '72, M.D. '76; his wife, Henrietta (Battle), died last December.
EMILY FETTER BERGEN '36mcl died March 11 in Lincoln, Mass. She was a former teacher at Beaver Country Day School in Boston and the Park School in Buffalo. A Lincoln resident for more than 50 years, she had served as an overseer of the DeCordova Museum. She was also former director of the Children's World Crusade, a 50,000-member organization run by the Northeast Baptist Convention. She leaves her husband, Kenneth, LL.B. '37, two daughters, Nancy and Carol, two sons, Bruce and Roger, and a brother, Edmund.