RICHARD GARDINER EDWARDS '31 died February 5 in Naples, Fla. He was retired vice president of marketing in the hardware division of Emhart Corp. He leaves a daughter, Elizabeth; his wife, Harriet (Windsor), died in 1987.
DAVID CHAPMAN LASH JR. '31, of Beverly, Mass., died September 13. He had a long career in sales training as manager of marketing manpower development in the Lighting Division at GTE Sylvania, in Salem. He leaves his wife, Helena (Boucher), and two sons, David and Peter.
PIERCE MATTHEW MCMORRAN '31cl, M.B.A. '33, died September 16 in Natick, Mass. He was a retired budget analyst with New England Telephone Co., where he worked for 37 years. He also served on the board of the Bay Path Council for Elder Affairs and was an avid stamp collector and a member of the Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Society. He leaves his wife, Alba (Venanzi), two daughters, Roberta Edson and Diana Lathrop, and a son, David.
MANSON EARLE NORTH '31, of Des Plaines, Ill., died July 3. A retired army officer, he served during World War II and for 17 years in the Army Reserve. From 1954 to 1975 he worked as a supply manager in civil service. He also served as historian for the Military Subsistence Supply Agency and was former vice president of the Des Plaines Library Board. His survivors include his wife, Lorraine (Courtney), a daughter, Linda Aavang, a son, Robert, a sister, Hespera Gillett, and a brother, Milford.
GEORGE NASON BARRIE '32 died August 14 in Doylestown, Pa. Former executive director of the March of Dimes and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, he was also a founder and former executive director of the International Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and worked 12 years for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. Later he became owner and chief executive officer of Sculpture House, a manufacturer of sculpting tools and materials. In retirement he became an enthusiastic amateur archaeologist. He leaves his wife, Mary (Adams), two daughters, Tina Murphy and Diane Rood, two sons, Bruce and Bruner, and two stepdaughters, Wendy Young and Nicole Sarett.
HENRY NORMAN FISHBURNE '32mcl died August 6 in Brookline, Mass. He was a retired broker with Harris, Upham Co. (now Smith Barney Harris Upham). He leaves his wife, Lillian (Goldman), and a sister, Ruth Hermann.
CHARLES ALLISON BUTTS '33cl, LL.B. '36, died September 1 in Boca Raton, Fla. He was a longtime attorney and community leader in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., before retiring to Florida in 1984. A partner in the law firm of Guernsey, Butts & Walsh for 45 years, he was also past president of the Poughkeepsie YMCA, the United Way, the Community Foundation of Dutchess County, and the Dutchess County Bar Association. In 1986 he received the Marist College President's Award in honor of his long service to the community. He served as a lieutenant in the navy during World War II. He leaves his wife, Eleanor (Stevenson), and three sons, Ralph, Robert, and Charles.
ANDREW HEPBURN '33 died August 20 in Wareham, Mass. A former Navy commander who served on several destroyers during World War II, he began his career as a yacht designer with John Alden and Arthur Shuman. Later he became a restoration architect in partnership first with his father and then with a friend. Their projects included the restoration of the Dutch Colonial Mill at Sleepy Hollow Restoration, in Tarrytown, N.Y. He was an avid yachtsman and an accomplished painter whose watercolors were exhibited in a number of Boston galleries. He leaves two daughters, Pamela Hepburn and Paula Booher; his wife, Doris (Geary), predeceased him.
JOHN WILLIAM PAGE '33cl, M.A.T. '42, Ed.M. '42, died August 20 in Santa Rosa, Cal. He headed the history department at Beverly (Mass.) High School for many years. He was also the founder of Trailblazer's Day Camp, one of the first day camps in New England, and operated it from 1933 to 1966, except for a few summers during World War II when gas rationing prevented the transport of campers. He leaves a daughter, Deborah Cooper; two wives, Helen (Aylward), who died in 1984, and Estelle (Booth), who died in 1998, predeceased him.
CHARLES STORROW DENNY '34cl, Ph.D. '38, died August 21 in New London, N.H. He taught geology at Dartmouth and Wesleyan before joining the U.S. Geological Survey, where he remained for 34 years, doing field work in many regions of the United States. He was a fellow of the Geological Society of America, which honored him with its Kirk Bryan Award in Geomorphology in 1966. He leaves his wife, Anne (Hodges) '37, three daughters, Ann Solodar, Elizabeth Warner '64, and Patricia Goodlin, and a sister, Ruth Vose.
CHARLES MCMICHAEL KIRKLAND '34 died September 9 in Englewood, N.J. A member of the hockey team and crew at Harvard, he served in the Army Air Forces during the war as a bombardier over Japan, achieving the rank of major and receiving the Legion of Merit. Later he served as president of Heath Co. and Weston Instruments, both subsidiaries of Schlumberger Ltd.; at his retirement he was vice president for acquisitions in the parent company. He leaves three daughters, Ann Swenson, Christine Banta, and Katharine Walker, and a brother, Benjamin '39; his wife, Nancy (Lucas), predeceased him.
JOSEPH LISTER BRODRICK '35cl died May 26, 1999, in Naples, Fla. A longtime field representative for the Department of Labor in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he was also part-owner and -operator of FM radio station WYZZ in Wilkes-Barre and a collector of rare gold coins. A veteran of the Battle of the Bulge, he held the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Prisoner of War medals. He leaves his wife, Eleanor (Chaney), a son, Thomas, two sisters, Ann and Mary, and two brothers, Frank and Martin.
JASON OLIVER BURACK '35mcl died August 19 in Norwalk, Conn. He was an internist in private practice and an attending cardiologist on the staff of Norwalk Hospital for more than 50 years. He leaves his wife, Evelyn (Mandl), two sons, David and Jonathan '64, and two stepchildren, Stephen and Janis.
HENRY WILLIAM ENGEL '35cl, formerly of Manhattan, died in September. He was former sales manager and controller at Oxford Book Co. Inc. and later became an editorial and publishing consultant and literary agent. An activist for grandparents' rights, he served on the advisory board of the Foundation for Grandparenting. He leaves his wife and colleague, Edith (Schick), two daughters, Ginger Benlifer and Judith Wilson, and a sister, Marjorie Deamant.
ALBERT HABERSTROH '35 died August 21 in Bedford, Mass. A retired engineer, he worked for several companies in the course of his career, including Raytheon, where he assisted in the development of guidance for the Hawk and Patriot missiles. He served as a radar officer during World War II. A former member of the Cohasset, Mass., planning board, he served as chairman of the Epping Water and Sewer Commission and Board of Adjustment after retiring to New Hampshire in 1977. He was an avid sailor and skier. He leaves his wife, Nancy (Thomas), three sons, Frederick, Charles '72, and George, a stepson, Jeff Thomas, and a stepdaughter, Cynthia Bauman.
WILLIAM EDWARD SCHWARZ '35cl, formerly of Chesterfield, Mo., died October 7, 1998. He was former chief engineer, vice president, and general manager of an electrical manufacturing firm, Chandeysson Electric Co., in St. Louis.
JOHN STEWART BLAISDELL '36 died December 3, 1998, in York, Me. He was retired owner and operator of the family business, George E. Blaisdell Printing Co., in Lowell, Mass., and a Marine Corps veteran of World War II. In retirement he enjoyed birding and belonged to several wildlife organizations. He leaves his wife, Edna (Barmby Jordan), a son, Robert, and a stepson, David Jordan.
HENRY KING FITTS JR. '36 died September 23 in New London, N.H. He taught English at Winchester (Mass.) High School for 26 years. He wrote a weekly column, "Winnowings," in the Argus Champion newspaper, of Newport, N.H., and of a book based on the column, Winnowings from the Granite State. He leaves his wife, Brenda (Skene), a daughter, Rebecca Rylander, and a son, William.
ROBERT BROWN GRODIN '36 died August 26 in Cleveland. He was retired president of the family business, River Smelting & Refining Co., where he worked for 47 years. The firm recycles metals and coats sand for foundries. He leaves his wife, Pauline (Federman), two daughters, Joanne Lowe and Barbara Gardner, two sons, James and Robert, and a sister.
ERICH WATKINSON MARCHAND '36cl died August 29 in Rochester, N.Y. He was a professor emeritus of mathematics at the University of Rochester and a pioneer in gradient index research. A lifemaster in chess, he amassed many titles, including Missouri State Champion, U.S. Amateur Chess Champion, and New York State Champion (four times). He helped develop the U.S. Chess Federation rating system and for many years wrote a column in the magazine Chess Life. The first inductee in the New York State Chess Hall of Fame, he had the privilege of playing annually in a tournament named for him, the Mar-
chand Open. He leaves his wife, Dorothy (Laird), and two daughters, Carol Hope and Pamela Mar-
chand-Torno; a stepson, Jack, predeceased him.
STANLEY GRAFTON MORTIMER JR. '36 died August 11 in Harriman, N.Y. He was former director of advertising for Trans World Airlines and Pan American World Airways. He served in the navy in the Pacific during World War II, rising to the rank of lieutenant commander. He was an ardent sportsman whose racing stable was successful for many years in France. He leaves his second wife, Kathleen (Harriman), a daughter, Amanda Burden, four sons, Stanley '64, David, Jay, and Averell, two sisters, Eve Ledyard and Katherine Blaine, and two brothers, Richard '54 and John '58.
THOMAS PERRY JR. '36, M.D. '40, died June 30 in Providence. He maintained a private surgery practice for 25 years and later was chief of surgery for the former Rhode Island Group Health Association; he also held staff appointments at several area hospitals and served for many years as surgeon for the students at Brown University. He was past president of the Rhode Island Medical Society, the New England Cancer Society, and the New England Surgical Society and former Rhode Island governor for the American College of Surgeons. After retiring he became active in mental-health services. During World War II he served in the army's 48th Evacuation Hospital in the China-Burma-India Theater, rising to the rank of major. He was an enthusiastic bird photographer. He leaves his wife, Katherine (Bushnell), three daughters, Carol Press, Margaret Clossey, and Phebe McCosker, and a sister, Phoebe Peebles '41.
LEILA LOUISE SEBRING '36 died July 27 in Sebring, Fla. She taught history at the National Cathedral School for Girls, in Washington, D.C., for many years, and later served as director of library services at South Florida Community College. She leaves a brother, Orvel, J.D. '33.
HARRY KAHN '37cl, M.P.A. '48, died August 20 in Manhattan. He was a longtime partner in the New York brokerage firm of Neuberger & Berman and a Harvard benefactor. He served with the Office of Strategic Services during World War II and from 1948 to 1951 was a staff member of the Marshall Plan in Washington. A director of Handgun Control Inc. and a member of the executive boards of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Council on Economic Priorities, he was also an art collector, a trustee of the Brooklyn Museum of Art, and the founder of its Contemporary Arts Council. He leaves a daughter, Jenny Kaufmann, two stepdaughters, Susan and Evelyn London, and his companion, Ruth Bowman; his wife, Margery (Guiterman), predeceased him.
MANSON VAN BUREN JENNINGS '38cl died March 16, 1999, in Ridgewood, N.J. As president of Southern Connecticut State University from 1971 to 1981, he was instrumental in the addition of several professional studies programs and the construction of a science building later dedicated in his name. Previously he was a professor of history and social-studies education at Columbia, dean at Cortland State College, and dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Adelphi University. Besides publishing many articles in the field of education, he was a textbook consultant and a filmstrip writer. He leaves his wife, Deborah (Hunt), a daughter, Susan, a son, David, and a brother, Llewellyn.
GEORGE FREDERICK LOWMAN '38, J.D. '42, of Darien, Conn., died October 2. He was chairman and chief executive officer of Farrell Lines Inc. and a former senior partner in the Stamford law firm of Cummings & Lockwood. A veteran of D-Day, he enlisted in 1942 as a private and rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel; he retired from the Army Reserve in 1970. A past president of the Connecticut Bar Association, he was also a director of the American Steamship Owners Mutual Protection & Indemnity Association and the Maritime Association of the Port of New York & New Jersey, which inducted him into the International Maritime Hall of Fame and honored him last year with its first Humanitarian Award. He leaves his wife, Mary (Farrell), a daughter, Patricia Dailey, two sons, John and Peter, and a brother, Albert.