ALUMNI


Mildred Mitchell Gates, ’30, Mercer Island, age 101, July 25.

Helen Lidstone Scarpino, ’32, Bellevue, age 100, July 13.

Ruth Margaret Nieding Edwards, ’35, Seattle, age 96, June 11.

Robert Bruce Gordon Sr., ’36, Tacoma, age 95, Sept. 7.

Dorothy Hunter, ’38, Edmonds, age 95, Aug. 6.

Wallace B. Jones Sr., ’38, Seattle, age 94, Aug. 19.

Tordis E. Mittet, ’38, Silverdale, age 93, Aug. 16.

Mary Margaret Dalton Murray, ’38, Seattle, age 94, July 2.

Robert Shepard Copernoll, ’39, Wilsonville, Ore., age 93, May 21.

Jane Ann Martin, ’39, Belfair, age 92, Aug. 9.

Edgar W. Brewer, ’40, Seattle, age 92, Aug. 7.

Theodore Arthur kaufman, ’40, Mercer Island, age 91, Aug. 14.

Robert H. Mitchell, ’40, Monroe, age 92, July 18.

Arthur Edward Sykes Jr., ’40, age 91, Aug. 18.

Jane Markham Abel, ’41, Seattle, age 90, July 20.

Rosemary Valentine McIlraith, ’41, Seattle, age 91, July 7.

Stuart W. Todd, ’41, ’48, Seattle, age 90, May 21.

Doris “Swanie” Ulrich, ’41, Seattle, age 93, June 27.

Paulla Upjohn, ’41, Medina, age 91, July 18.

Margaret Dean, ’42, Seattle, age 91, July 5.

Jacqueline Caskin MacRae, ’43, Seattle, age 89, July 28.

Henry Kastner, ’44, Seattle, age 92, June 22.

Evelyn Mae Felger Martin, ’44, Seattle, age 90, Aug. 19.

Ann Williams Bush, ’45, Seattle, age 82, Oct. 5, 2008.

Doris Evelyn Jensen Mayo, ’45, Seattle, age 87, July 7.

Marian Ford Hinea, ’45, Seattle, age 86, Aug. 6.

David R. Douglass, ’46, Seattle, age 90, Aug. 26.

Robert Lemman, ’46, ’48, Seattle, age 83, July 22.

John J. Theodore, ’46, Bellevue, age 93, July 11.

Arthur G. Denker, ’48, Portland, Ore., age 86, April 19.

Robert Bosley Dootson, ’48, Seattle, age 84, Aug. 15.

Harry Lincoln Harkness, ’48, Seattle, age 85, Aug. 28.

James T. Hillman, ’48, age 92, June 20.

Phyllis Chambers Honeywell, ’48, Kirkland, age 84, June 15.

Glen Ellis Moehring, ’48, Bainbridge Island, age 85, Aug. 5.

Patrick Kazuo Hagiwara, ’49, Bellevue, age 91, June 24.

John Charles McCarthy Sr., ’49, Olympia, age 84, Sept. 14.

Roger L. Patterson, ’49, Burien, age 85, Aug. 27.

Perry E. Baunsgard, ’50, Allyn, age 81, Sept. 2.

Robert B. Freeman, ’50, Olympia.

Don W. Larberg, ’50, University Place, age 83, July 24.

John Oliver “Bud” Owings, ’50, Kirkland.

Richard Springer, ’50, Redmond, age 83, Sept. 16.

Mary Elizabeth Williams, ’50, University Place, age 81, Sept. 1.

Frank Fukumi Ashida, ’51, Bellevue, age 86, June 28.

Phyllis Frothingham, ’51, Urbana, Ill., age 81, July 27.

Bernice Jean MacDougall Harlan, ’51, Seattle, age 81, July 24.

Hiromu Heyamoto, ’51, Renton, age 87, Aug. 16.

Toivo Allan Rose, ’51, Medina, age 90, June 24.

Ralph L. Swanson Sr., ’51, Kenmore, age 83, July 10.

James W. Warren, ’51, Auburn, age 84, July 6.

Wesley Leo Ruff, ’52, Edmonds, age 84, Aug. 19.

Mary Elizabeth Patterson, ’53, Seattle, age 79, July 12.

Charles M. Wyman Jr., ’53, Seattle, age 90, June 24.

William Richard Crossett, ’54, Seattle, age 81, Aug. 26.

Marilyn L. Fite, ’54, Seattle, age 77, Aug. 7.

Lowell W. Taylor, ’54, Seattle, age 85, Aug. 2.

Donald Kahle Weaver Jr., ’54, Mercer Island, age 81, Aug. 22.

Philip Ernest Fluvog, ’55, ’61, Seattle, age 89, July 28.

J. Michael Egglin, ’56, ’58, Des Moines, age 89, June 30.

Jerrold M. Hopper, ’56, Kirkland, age 79, June 23.

Muriel Hall Welch, ’56, Slingerlands, N.Y., age 75, April 16.

Richard Byington Jr., ’57, Kenmore, age 75, Aug. 29.

Elizabeth Baranovich Cole, ’57.

Burnell W. Holm, ’57, Maple Valley, age 78, June 30.

David A. Welts, ’57, Mount Vernon, age 75, July 25.

Don P. Davis Jr., ’58, Kirkland, age 75, Sept. 8.

Gary Grant Flohr, ’58, Santa Ana, Calif., age 74, Sept. 6.

Nina Josephine Wolfenbarger Mosney, ’58, ’67, Seattle, age 87, July 4.

James Louis Agopsowicz, ’59, Marysville, age 74, June 24.

Ben Evanson, ’60, Bellingham, age 73, July 10.

Jeanne Louise Perdichizzi, ’60, Bellevue, age 74, June 10.

Robert E. Prince, ’60, Seattle, age 75, July 3.

Maynard Newton Butcher, ’61, Normandy Park, age 97, Aug. 26.

Robert W. Daniel, ’61, Greenbank, age 77, June 27.

Costantino Lazzaretti, ’61, Seattle, age 82, June 30.

Alan E. Strand, ’63, Bothell, age 72, July 12.

Ron Leuning, ’64, Bellevue, age 68, Sept. 1.

Kristin Galante, ’65, ’69, Mukilteo, age 66, July 15.

Noboru “Nibs” Morio, ’65, ’08, Bellevue, age 91, Aug. 5.

Stephen Albert Crary, ’66, Burien, age 72, July 8.

Margaret “Peggy” Elder, ’66, Seattle, age 71, July 19.

Donald Gordon Fitzgerald, ’67, Edmonds, age 70, July 20.

Gordon Harle Legg Jr., ’67, Kirkland, age 67, Aug. 29.

Stephen Francis Messmer, ’67, Mill Creek, age 67.

Peter M. Ambrose, ’68, ’71, Bellingham, age 70, June 21.

Douglas Michael McPhee, ’70, Spokane, age 66, Sept. 12.

Mary C. Cobelens, ’71, Seattle, age 83, July 30.

Laurinda Louise Ainsworth Johnsen, ’71, Renton, age 61, Aug. 12.

Aria Moll Cock, ’72, Bothell, age 85, Aug. 25.

George L. Meshke, ’72, Yakima, age 79, June 10.

Peter J. Miller, ’72, Phoenix, age 74, May 30.

Elaine W. Anderson, ’73, Bothell, age 59, Sept. 6.

Marvin Charles McCallum, ’73, Olympia, age 60, June 24.

Margaret Ann Sylwester, ’73, ’78, Shoreline, age 61, Sept. 15.

Doris Elaine Munday, ’79, Seattle, age 54, July 28.

Phyllis K. Collier, ’80, ’87, Ellensburg, age 70, Sept. 13.

Mary E. DeMers, ’81, Seattle, age 84, June 23.

Ruth Ann Russell, ’82, Seattle, age 49, June 28.

Stephen Michael Lawrence, ’86, Seattle, age 52, Sept. 9.

Brian R. Lindquist, ’87, Seattle, age 45, June 17.

John Arum, ’90, Vashon, age 49, Sept. 3.

Harold Edwin Ford Jr., ’91, Seattle, age 49, July 4.

Kellie Gamby Kittilstved, ’92, Spokane, age 41, July 21.

Mitchell Lewis Cohen, ’96, Olympia, age 39, Aug. 14.

FACULTY & FRIENDS


Charles Abou-Chaar, ’61, who spent 40 years teaching in the School of Pharmacy at the American University of Beirut, died Sept. 2. He was a founding member of the Lebanese Association for the Advancement of Science and the Order of Pharmacists. He was 94.

Douglas Bennett, ’46, a sculptor who created the Christopher Columbus statue that overlooks Elliott Bay at Pier 57 in Seattle, died July 14. He was 90.

Jane McBride Bisset, ’59, wife of former UW Alumni Association President John Bisset, ’58, and a longtime UW supporter, died Aug. 28. As a student, she was a song leader for the Husky football and basketball teams. She was 73.

Robert L. Bree, an internationally respected physician and professor of radiology at the UW, died Sept. 1. He played a key role in passing the landmark “Advanced Imaging Management” legislation in Washington that was designed to ensure appropriate utilization of imaging procedures and reduce medical costs. He was 66.

Keith H. Campbell, ’46, who as a Washington state representative sponsored the bill that financed the completion of the main library at the UW, died July 24. He also sponsored laws that created the Washington State Lower Court system of justice, financed the acquisition of the land for Spokane Falls Community College and created the retirement system for Washington public school teachers. He was 90.

James R. Clark, who taught dental photography for 37 years at the UW School of Dentistry, died Aug. 4. The UW named the Jim Clark Imaging Center in his honor. He was 66.

Clement A. Finch, a UW hematologist whose research on iron helped improve nutrition and led to advances in diagnosing and treating anemia, died June 28. He was the first chief of hematology at the UW from 1949-81, and spent more than 60 years on the UW faculty. He was 94.

Robert E. Guild, ’53, ’55, who served on the UW faculty for nearly 25 years, died July 20. He was 89.

Glen Willard Hamilton, ’65, ’68, a pioneer in nuclear cardiovascular imaging during his time on the faculty at the UW, died July 7. In 1984, he left medicine to become a stockbroker. In 2005, he spearheaded the effort to create the J. Ward-Kennedy-Hamilton Endowed Chair in Cardiology.

Randolph Y. Hennes, ’52, who during a 40-year career at the UW was associate director of the UW Honors Program and taught courses in military history, died Sept. 13. He was 79.

Ruth Ittner, ’39, a longtime UW public policy administrator and ecologist who helped get the Iron Goat Trail built near Skykomish, died June 3. She was 92.

Edward L. Jones, who served as an African American Studies professor and student adviser for more than 19 years at the UW, died May 8. He was 88. He was one of the first African American professors hired at UW after the 1968 sit-in and was the assistant dean of Arts and Sciences in 1968.

John McRae Kennelly Jr., who served on the faculty of the Department of Urology in the UW School of Medicine, died Aug. 29. He was 86.

Rosalie Maurine Rosso King, ’60, ’75, who spent nearly 20 years teaching at the UW while serving as chair of the Textile Science and Costume Studies Division, died Aug. 29. She was 72.

Francis Ancil LeSourd, ’32, an attorney and community activist who helped Seattle hire its first African American bus drivers, created one of the nation’s first interracial housing communities and helped found Crystal Mountain Ski Resort, died July 17. He was 102.

Folke Nyberg, ’57, a UW professor of architecture from 1969-99, died Aug. 15. He was a member of the Downtown Neighborhood Alliance, which raised concern about the lack of housing and a neighborhood character in downtown Seattle. He was 76.

Otis Arnold Pease, who spent 29 years as a professor in the UW History Department, died Sept. 7. A veteran of World War II, he spent several weeks in 1964 working with civil-rights organizations in Mississippi. He was 85.

George Shangrow, ’76, a classical musician, conductor, radio host, pianist, harpsichordist, lecturer, and founder and director of Seattle Chamber Singers and Orchestra Seattle, died July 31. For 16 years, he worked for radio station KING-FM and became its most popular host for his nightly show, “Live, By George.” He was 59.

Leon Richard Spadoni, ’54, ’57, who spent his entire career on the faculty of the UW School of Medicine, died Sept. 10. He directed the UW Ob-Gyn Residency Program from 1967-95 and was chief of staff at UW Medical Center from 1989-91. He was 80.

Laura Jane Steinmann, who for many years managed medical genetics laboratories at the UW and Veterans Administration Hospital in Seattle, died Sept. 13. She was 77.

O.J. Whittemore, ’41, who spent 27 years as a professor of ceramic engineering at the UW, died July 20. He was 91. Before joining the UW faculty, he worked on ceramic materials related to the Manhattan Project.

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