JEANNE ANNE BROOKS, A.L.B. '92cl, of Woodland Hills, Cal., died October 8. A prizewinning songwriter, she made recordings with the Persuasions and Shirley Lewis on Rounder Records and also taught ballet. Her survivors include her mother, Dorothy Emley, and a sister, Denise.
ROGER BROWN, Lindsley professor in memory of William James emeritus, died December 11 in Cambridge. He joined the Harvard faculty after serving in the navy in World War II, left for MIT in 1957, where he became a full professor, and returned to Harvard five years later. An expert on the acquisition of language skills, he was the author of the textbooks Social Psychology; Words and Things, a study of language and its implications on thought processes; and A First Language, a study of linguistic development in children. He was also a pioneer in the psychology of homosexuality. He leaves two brothers, Don and Douglas; his longtime partner, Albert Gilman, predeceased him.
MARY INGRAHAM BUNTING-SMITH, LL.D. '73, fifth president of Radcliffe College, died January 21 in Hanover, N.H. She was a powerful advocate for the full participation of women in the University and took steps to bring Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges closer together. During her presidency, from 1960 to 1972, the Radcliffe Graduate School merged with Harvard's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, all programs at Harvard Business School were opened to women, and Radcliffe students first received Harvard degrees; she also introduced a House Plan at Radcliffe that included the construction of Hilles Library and of new dormitories housing both tutors and students. In 1961 she founded the Radcliffe Institute for Independent Study, now the Bunting Institute, to provide scholarships for gifted women whose careers had been interrupted by family obligations and resident fellowships for women of distinguished achievement in their fields. Trained as a bacteriologist, she also served on the Harvard faculty as a lecturer in biology; in 1964 she took a year's leave to become the first woman scientist to serve on the Atomic Energy Commission, under President Johnson. After leaving Radcliffe, she spent three years as special assistant to the president of Princeton University, where she worked on coeducation. She leaves a daughter, Mary Decher, three sons, Charles Bunting, Ed.D. '73, William Bunting '67, and John Bunting, four stepchildren, Pamela Smith, Reynolds Smith, Gail Biggar, and Hilary Smith, M.A.T '61, and a sister, Winifred Warner; two husbands, Henry Bunting and Clement Smith, predeceased her.
LAWRENCE EDWARD FOURAKER, dean emeritus of Harvard Business School and Ford professor of business administration emeritus, died December 20 in Brookline, Mass. He joined the Business School's faculty in 1961, after spending 10 years on the faculty at Penn State University, and served as dean from 1970 to 1980. During his tenure as dean he took steps to limit the growth of the faculty in order to retain the character of the school, increased the number of women and minority students, and undertook curriculum initiatives in ethics and human-resource management. He was an expert on business strategy and organization and an early advocate of a global perspective in management education. A member of many corporate boards, he was a past president of the board of directors of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; he was also a Harvard benefactor. He leaves his wife, Patricia (Orr), a daughter, Senter Jones, and a son, Lawrence '80.
LOUIS LOSS, Cromwell professor of law emeritus at Harvard Law School, died December 13 in Boston. Widely viewed as the father of securities law, he helped develop the theories that enabled the Securities and Exchange Commission to use the broadly worded antifraud provisions of the securities law to prosecute insider trading. His work has been cited in more than a thousand court decisions, including more than 50 decisions by the United States Supreme Court. His 11-volume treatise Securities Regulation remains the leading text in the field. Before coming to Harvard in 1952 he had worked for 15 years as a lawyer at the SEC. He leaves his wife, Bernice (Segaloff), a daughter, Margaret '67, a son, Robert, and a sister, Anne Stein.
ROSA BONANNO SHINAGEL, assistant dean of Radcliffe College, died November 26 in Boston. A specialist in learning disabilities, she formerly taught first, second, and sixth grades at the Park School in Brookline, and directed the school's social-studies department and its after-school and internship programs. As assistant dean at Radcliffe, she worked closely with students and established the Lyman Common Room as a gathering place for women's groups. She had also served as co-master of Quincy House. She had a strong interest in interior and landscape design and devoted much energy to those pursuits in recent years. She leaves a daughter, Rosa Hallowell, a son, Roger Hallowell '84, M.B.A. '89, a stepdaughter, Victoria Shinagel-Budihas, a stepson, Mark, A.L.B. '86, a sister, Charlotte Kelley, a brother, Charles Bonanno, and her companion, J. Kevin Silk '60.
DONALD P. WARWICK, a fellow of the Harvard Institute for International Development, died December 6 in Arlington, Mass. During the past 21 years he taught sociology at Harvard and also served as a consultant to the ministries of education of several developing countries. He also helped organize training programs for UNESCO, the U.S. Agency for International Development, and the World Bank. Before coming to Harvard he had served as chairman of the department of sociology and anthropology at York University in Toronto. He leaves his wife, Ellen Donohue, two daughters, Elizabeth and Margaret, a son, Christopher, and three brothers, Thomas, Howard, and Richard.
WILLIAM COLLAR HOLBROOK '20mcl, Ph.D. '30, died December 11 in Farmville, Va. He was Converse professor emeritus of Romance languages and former dean of the faculty at Hampden-Sydney College. Earlier he taught French for 30 years at Northwestern University, chairing the Romance languages department. He also served for many years as an editorial adviser to Houghton Mifflin Co., and was a former executive vice president of Laurel Book Co. He leaves his wife, Anita (Clarkson), a son, Peter, and a stepson, James Nesbitt.
JAMES FARQUHARSON LEYS '21 died January 22 in Ottawa. He was a decorated veteran of three armies in World War II, receiving the Canadian Armed Forces Decoration and Volunteer Service Medal with Maple Leaf Clasp, the British 1939-45 War Medal and Defence of Britain Medal, and the U.S. Armed Forces Reserve Medal. Later he acquired the Mill of Kintail, the former home of his hero, R. Tait McKenzie, a Scottish-Canadian surgeon, physical educator, sculptor, athlete, and soldier, and turned it into a memorial and museum, of which he and his wife, Irene (Lamb), were owner and director for many years.
JOSEPH EDWARD LUMBARD JR. '22cl, LL.B. '25, LL.D. '70, died June 3 in Fairfield, Conn. A founding partner in the firm of Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Lumbard, he served for two years as U.S. attorney in Manhattan before being appointed by President Eisenhower to the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in 1955. He became chief judge in 1959. During his tenure he introduced many changes in the management and administration of the court system, such as scheduling appellate arguments on a specific date, a step that helped ensure that the judge hearing an appeal would be familiar with the case; the American Bar Association awarded him its Gold Medal in 1968 for his contributions to justice administration. He also served as a Harvard Overseer. He leaves a daughter, Abigail, and a son, Thomas '58; his wife, Polly (Poindexter), died in 1997.
ARTHUR LOUIS PENNIMAN '22, of Friendship, Me., died January 15. His survivors include his wife, Nancy.
JULIUS WADSWORTH '25 died April 4 in Silver Spring, Md. He was a former Foreign Service officer who was posted in Norway, Colombia, Shanghai, and finally in the Free City of Danzig just before World War II. During the war he left the Foreign Service to serve in the Army, where he was assigned to an intelligence unit and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel. Afterward he settled in Washington and became a sculptor. He leaves no immediate survivors; his wife, Cleome (Carroll), died in December.
GILES SUTHERLAND RICH '26 died June 9 in Washington, D.C. A towering figure in patent and intellectual-property law for half a century and the oldest active federal judge in American history, he helped draft much of the Patent Act of 1952, which remains the core of U.S. patent law. In 1956 President Eisenhower appointed him to the U.S. Court of Customs and Patent Appeals. A powerful advocate for inventors' rights, he wrote opinions protecting mathematical algorithms and, in 1979, genetically engineered bacteria; that decision, later upheld by the Supreme Court, opened the doors to patent protection in the biotechnology industry. He was carrying a full caseload as recently as May. An accomplished photographer, he was renowned among patent lawyers and judges for his fondness for gadgets and his ease with things mechanical. He leaves his second wife, Helen (Field) '28, and a daughter, Verity Hallinan '62; his first wife, Gertrude, died in 1953.
CROCKER SNOW '26 died June 1 in Ipswich, Mass. A pioneering aviator who served as director of the Massachusetts Aeronautic Commission for nearly 40 years, he learned to fly the year he graduated from Harvard. (His first sport license was signed by Orville Wright.) As the state's first aviation director, he was instrumental in acquiring Hanscom Field in Bedford, the first in a network of regional airports he helped establish, and was a consistent champion of airport modernization, safety regulations, and noise control. A founder of Skyways Aviation, the first commercial flight operation at Logan Airport, he was also past president of the National Association of State Aviation Officials and chaired the Aviation Advisory Commission under the Nixon administration. As an officer in the Army Air Forces in World War II, he directed the ferrying of aircraft from the U.S. to Britain and flew more than 20 bombing missions in the Pacific. He made his final solo flight just last year in his beloved single-engine North American Navion, built in 1946. He was the author of a memoir, Log Book: A Pilot's Life, and served as secretary of his Harvard class. He leaves his wife, Janice Vaughan, a son, Crocker '61, and two stepchildren, Janice Moseley and Donald Little.
DAVID CROOKER DOW '27 died May 2 in Milford, N.H. He was a second-generation family physician who maintained a practice in Cambridge for many years. He succeeded his father as medical examiner for Middlesex County, a post he held for 45 years, and was a member of the medical staff at Mount Auburn Hospital from 1934 until 1978. A member of the Naval Reserve, he saw active duty in World War II and made 50 crossings of the English Channel during the invasion of France, ferrying troops and casualties to and from Southampton. He leaves a sister, Margaret Mudge; his wife, Eunice (Nelson), predeceased him.
ERNEST ARNOLD GROSS '27, LL.B. '31, died May 2 in New York City. He was an international lawyer who began his career as a legal adviser to the State Department, and in October 1949 was appointed U.S. deputy delegate to the United Nations by Secretary of State Dean Acheson. When the chief delegate took a leave of absence two months later, it became Gross's responsibility to block Soviet attempts to transfer China's UN seat to the Communists, who had just won the civil war. After leaving the UN in 1953, he became a partner in the law firm of Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, where he remained until his retirement. He leaves his wife, Kathryn (Watson), two daughters, Suzanne Wolff and Catherine, and a son, Peter '58, LL.B. '62.
KENNETH HERBERT WALKER '27 died January 20 in Long Beach, Cal. A retired perfume chemist, he worked for Lever Bros., Manhattan Soap Co., and Purex Corp. in a career spanning nearly half a century. He was former director of the American Society of Perfumers and past chairman of the California chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. He was active in the Harvard Club of Southern California for many years.
FRANCES SMALL GEORGE '28cl died December 2, 1998, in Ormond Beach, Fla. A homemaker and longtime resident of Watertown, N.Y., she belonged to the Sherman Street Elementary School Parent Teacher Association for 25 years and was involved in the Watertown Little Theatre. She leaves five sons, Wendell, David, Richard, Malcolm, and John, and a brother, Charles Small; her husband, Wendell, M.D. '26, died in 1984.
FREDERICK ROBERTSON GRIFFIN JR. '28 died March 19 in Newtown Square, Pa. He was a life-insurance agent and pension administrator with Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. in Philadelphia for more than 40 years and a recipient of the President's Cup Award, the highest honor bestowed on members by the Philadelphia Association of Life Underwriters. He was also a longtime member of the Zoning Board in Lower Merion Township and past president of the board of trustees of the Unitarian Universalist House, a nonprofit home for the elderly in Philadelphia. He leaves his second wife, Nancy (Stevens), a son, Frederick '57, two daughters, Susan Patterson and Deborah Boyd, and two stepdaughters; his first wife, Margaret (Gilchrist), died in 1972.
HUBERT TERHUNE NELSON '28 died April 18 in Short Hills, N.J. He was president and co-owner of Nelson-Phillips Inc., Culligan Water Conditioning, in Union, for 34 years. He was active for many years in the community affairs of Millburn-Short Hills, where he was a past chairman of the Red Cross and the Fourth of July Committee. He was a past president of the National Water Quality Association. He leaves his wife, Lillian (Horton) '29, and three daughters, Sally Roddy, Karen Cox, and Ruth MacPherson.
EVELYN R. NOREEN '28mcl, of West Newton, Mass., died April 12. A retired teacher at Belmont High School and lifelong resident of Newton, she leaves no immediate survivors.
JOHN THOMAS ALLEN '29cl, J.D. '32, died July 21, 1998, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A retired attorney, he had served as a municipal judge in New London, Conn., and as a representative from New London in the Connecticut General Assembly. Later he worked as a federal attorney in charge of the Los Angeles office of the civil division of the Justice Department and as an enforcement attorney for the Securities and Exchange Commission in Los Angeles. A naval veteran of World War II, he served afterward as a civilian legal assistant to the judge advocate general in occupied Japan.
NATHANIEL SHARF '29 died April 28 in Sarasota, Fla. He was retired co-owner of M. Sharf & Co., a Boston wholesaler of toys and sporting goods, and a past president of the Jewish Big Brother Association of Boston. After retiring he worked full-time as a volunteer at the Fogg Art Museum for 13 years. He leaves a daughter, Susan Rhoads, and a son, Richard.
LEO WALZER '29cl, M.D. '33cl, died May 5 in Cleveland. He was a retired internist and cardiologist who served for 22 years as director of medicine at Suburban Hospital and helped establish its coronary-care unit. He was also a longtime assistant clinical professor at University Hospitals and was elected president of the Cleveland Academy of Medicine in 1969. During World War II he served in the army as a cardiologist stationed in Australia and New Guinea. He leaves his second wife, Marie Wolfram, a son, David, a stepdaughter, Carol Orelli, and a brother, Israel '34; his first wife, Doris (McGonagle), died in 1969.
RICHARD EVERETT PETERSON '31 died April 15 in Louisville, Ky. He was retired personnel manager at General Aniline & Film Corp., in New York City, and later worked as an executive recruiter and consultant at Battalia, Lotz & Associates. He leaves his wife, Ruth (Laird), a daughter, Jean Sinnott, a son, Richard, and a stepson, Glenn Hosken.
FREDERICK GEORGE BROWN '32, of Mashpee, Mass., died April 9. He retired after 27 years with Gulf Oil Corp. and later worked as a real-estate representative. He leaves his wife, Dorothea (Butcher), three daughters, Beverly Plummer, Judith Danzey, and Sandra, a son, Donald, and a brother, Harold; another daughter, Marilyn Anderson, predeceased him.