Obits

1930

CONNIE DALLAS, ’35, Seattle, age 100.

MARIE ANDERSON MALONE, ’36, Seattle, age 98, July 31.

MARY ROBERTS WALTZ, ’36, Bellevue, age 99, Aug. 3.

MISHA E. ROBINSON, ’39, Seattle, age 97, Aug. 6.

1940

CHARLES L. ALTIER, ’40, Bellevue, age 94, Feb. 21.

CHARLOTTE JUNE (LIND) FLETCHER, ’40, Seattle, July 11.

CLEATA GUNN McINTOSH, ’40, Lake Forest Park, age 95, June 28.

GORDON WAYNE DICK JR., ’42, Seattle, age 92, July 12.

CRANSTON DUNLOP RAYMOND JR., ’42, Bellevue, age 97, June 20.

FRANCES BURD, ’43, Yakima, age 92, Aug. 23.

DONALD DeFOREST FLEMING, ’43, Bellevue, age 92, Aug. 4.

JOHN ILLMAN, ’43, Nordland, May 20.

SHERLIE ANDERSON McCARTHY, ’43, Seattle, age 92, Aug. 16.

JANE MARION PAGE, ’44, ’70, Seattle, age 90, June 13.

MARK E. KNOELL, ’45, Mill Valley, Calif., age 89, July 11.

DIANA VIOLET WHITE ADAMS, ’46, Seattle, age 89, Sept. 6.

GENE W. HALSEY, ’46, Woodinville, age 90.

JACK G. CAHOON, ’47, Mercer Island, age 89, July 11.

MARJORY DALE BYLSMA, ’48, Federal Way, age 87, April 18.

PEARL I. BOSTROM, ’48, Seattle, age 93, July 4.

VIRGINIA WESTLAKE FRAAS, ’48, Bellevue, age 87, Sept. 9.

PATRICIA DELORIS FRAZIER, ’48, Portland, age 86.

R. BLAKE HUTTULA, ’48, Elma, age 91, November 2012.

ROBERT D. SKIDMORE, ’48, ’52, Colville, age 87, Aug. 8.

ROYAL ROY EDWIN PIRIE JR., ’49, Snohomish, age 88, July 17.

IRMA MARMION, ’49, Seattle, age 86, Aug. 17.

1950

LOUIS BAROH, ’50, Mercer Island, age 88, Sept. 12.

RAMON C. BOILEAU, ’50, Seattle, age 88.

FLETCHER READY BURRUS, ’50, Anchorage, age 85, Aug. 14.

JAMES ROBERTS CRIDER, ’50, Seattle, age 93, July 15.

FRANK HERMAN HOPKINS, ’50, Bellevue, age 86, July 17.

DON EDWARD RICKETTS, ’50, Edmonds, age 86, Aug. 6.

J. DIMMIT SMITH, ’50, ’53, Burien, age 89, Sept. 13.

HENRY A. VANHOUTTE, ’50, Seattle, age 84, July 4.

JOY ANN HOLBERG CAREY, ’51, Seattle, age 83, July 14.

MARDETTE D. DEGARMO FLODIN, ’51, Bellevue, age 83, Aug. 4.

HOWARD C. GILBERT, ’52, North Bend, age 89, Aug. 26.

ELIZABETH L. “BETTY” HALEY, ’52, Fort Collins, Colo., age 84, Aug. 4.

ALVIN J. NOVACK, ’52, Redmond, age 88, July 27.

IRVING DAVENPORT SMITH JR., ’52, Seattle, age 93, May 25.

KEN MURAKAMI, ’54, Palatine, Ill., .age 89, Aug. 10.

CHARLES L. EDEEN, ’55, Everett, age 81, April 14.

DONALD GUY FLYE, ’55, Federal Way, age 80, July 17.

SALLY MARIE MORRISON, ’55, Federal Way, age 79, Sept. 8.

ELLEN LARSON, ’55, Everett, age 79, Aug. 28.

MABEL WINSLOW JENNERSON STARK, ’55, Seattle, age 81, Aug. 22.

DAVID BRUCE WILLIAMS, ’55, Bremerton, Sept. 22, 2012.

HAROLD E. KLOES, ’56, Puyallup, age 85, Sept. 25.

LARRY LAFFAW, ’56, Port Orchard, age 79, July 30.

RICHARD RUDOLPH ROLLA, ’56, ’61, Bellevue, age 83, June 18.

ROBERT GLEN BURKE, ’57, Kirkland, age 78, May 20.

JAMES GRAHAM CAIRNS, ’58, Bainbridge Island, age 76, Aug. 3.

PHILLIP A. KIEBURTZ, ’58, Palm Desert, Calif., age 77, June 28.

EDWARD BRANDON DeGROOT, ’58, Des Moines, age 86, July 28.

SABURO “SAM” NAKAGAWA, ’58, Seattle, age 90, Sept. 10.

MARY JANE RICHARDS, ’58, Bellevue, age 91, Sept. 3.

KENNETH R. WILSKE, ’59, ’62, ’64, Seattle, age 78, Sept. 17.

1960

CHARLES MANLY FRY, ’60, Seattle, age 75, Sept. 25.

SHARYN M. RICHARDS, ’60, Mukilteo, age 75, Aug. 14.

HELEN JOSEPHINE McNEIL, ’61, Seattle, age 88, Aug. 8.

BRIAN LYNN HAAS, ’62, Sunnyside, age 76, Sept. 18.

CLAIRE C. “BUD” SMITH, ’62, Bellevue, age 83, July 8.

ALVIN REED BROWN, ’63, Freeland, age 76, July 12.

PETER D. PRESTON, ’63, Edmonds, age 71, June 27.

RANDOLF M. RIDGEL, ’63, Kelseyville, Calif., age 82, July 26.

ROBERT THEODORE COONEY, ’64, ’67, ’71, Choteau, Mont., age 73, Feb. 13.

W. RONALD DIETZ, ’64, Lisle, Ill., age 70, March 21.

WAYNE L. GLOEGE, ’64, ’00, Seattle, age 69, June 1.

CAROL ANN GRINDALL, ’65, Bothell, age 71, July 18.

RICHARD ALAN VORCE, ’65, San Diego.

RICHARD B. THOMPSON, ’66, Yakima, age 87, Aug. 25.

WILLIAM GERKEN, ’67, Kirkland, age 73, July 13.

DZIDRA ANDERSON, ’69, Port St. Lucie, Fla., age 87, July 5.

EUGENE PFLUG, ’69, Ellensburg, age 88, Aug. 10.

1970

SCOTT FRANK KANEMORI, ’71, Renton, age 64, July 8.

JAMES E. MECCA, ’71, Anacortes, age 77, Aug. 2.

KATHLEEN ANNE BURGETT, ’72, ’75, ’95, Port Townsend, age 64.

MARY BAIRD CARLSEN, ’73, Walla Walla, age 84, July 4.

DONALD RAY EATON, ’70, Bellevue, age 70, May 12.

THOMAS ROBERT GEDLUND, ’73, Bothell, age 63, Aug. 29.

NANCY JANE FAWTHROP, ’74, Seattle, age 63, Sept. 2.

EDWIN V. LANGDON JR., ’74, Kirkland, age 69, Aug. 25.

ERVIN JOSEPH LAWLER, ’74, Spokane, age 91, July 13.

JULIE HODSON, ’75, Coupeville, age 78, July 21.

THOMAS JOYNES, ’75, Deer Lodge, Mont., age 61, Sept. 19.

PATRICK A. THORNTON, ’75, Dallas, age 61, Aug. 6.

AUDREY BARNHART, ’76, Williston, N.D., age 57, June 14.

LAURIE RAE HALLOWELL-WEISS, ’76, Seattle, age 61, June 22.

WILLIAM FRANCIS HENNESSEY, ’76, Port Angeles, age 59, Aug. 28.

JANET KAY MINAR, ’76, Redmond, age 62, Aug. 13.

LINDA GERKEN, ’77, Kirkland, age 71, July 19.

JONATHAN EARLE PETTIT, ’78, Bainbridge Island, age 61, Aug. 19.

1980

EARL B. DILLER III, ’80, Bellevue, age 58.

DIANA COLLEEN DILLS WALDEN, ’82, Kenmore, age 55, July 20.

BRUCE HOWARD HILLIARD, ’85, Seattle, age 53, Aug. 9.

MARY FAUSS, ’86, Kenmore, age 88, Aug. 2.

KATHRYN DIANE BECKERMAN, ’88, Seattle, age 54, Aug. 22.

1990

JAMES ROBERT UPDIKE ECHELBARGER, ’92, Everett, age 45, June 10.

PETER JOEL SIEGEL, ’92, Seattle, age 46, July 25.

TRAN QUOC VI, ’96, Manassas, Va., age 43, July 4.

ANTHONY RAYMOND VOWELL, ’97, age 62, June 12.

NORENE ALMEIDA, ’99, Dupont, age 64, Aug. 31.

FACULTY AND FRIENDS

WILLIAM L. BAKER, ’60, ’73, former administrator in the Office of Minority Affairs and Diversity, died Sept. 28. He was a longtime champion for economically disadvantaged, underrepresented minority and low-income students. He was 79.

JEAN BERKEY, ’74, who during her 10 years as a Washington state senator was an advocate for open government, affordable health care, education and seniors, died Aug. 21. She was 74.

JAMES McINDOE BURNELL, ’49, who served the UW as a professor of medicine for 46 years, died Sept. 8. He performed the first dialysis treatment at Harborview Medical Center. He also was one of the fist kidney specialists in private practice. He was 92.

JANET CARTER DE CARTERET, ’86, who taught in the UW Master’s of Nursing program, died June 27. Before joining the UW nursing faculty, she was an occupational health nurse for several large Seattle corporations and the Seattle Fire Department. She was 77.

SALLY CLARK GORTON, ’54, wife of former U.S. Sen. Slade Gorton, died July 20. A former journalist, she worked with charities and community organizations. She was 80.

JULIA LIN, ’65, who was smuggled out of Communist Shanghai in 1949 with $20 sewn into the collar of her dress, died Aug. 1. After graduating from the UW, she went on to become a scholar of Chinese literature and poetry. She was 85.

THOMAS CHARLES LOVITT, who taught in the College of Education from 1966 to 1997, died June 25. He started his career as a trumpet player for the Kansas City Philharmonic before he made the transition to special education.

WILLIAM GULLIFORD LUCKS, ’52, former president of the UWAA and longtime business leader, died July 9. He was CEO and chairman of The Lucks Co., a manufacturing firm founded by his grandfather, Oscar. He served as Seattle’s Seafair Prime Minister in 1966. He was 83.

JOHSEL NAMKUNG, ’50, one of the Puget Sound area’s most acclaimed photographers, died July 22. He also spent 20 years as a medical photographer for the UW School of Medicine. He was 94.

GARY RICHARD SNYDER, a former UW faculty member, died July 8. He spent 30 years as a family physician in Ferndale. He was 72.

EVERT SODERGREN, a fourth-generation Swedish furniture maker and master craftsman who taught furniture design and construction at the UW from 1963 to 1978, died June 8. His furniture is in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, Museum of Art and Design in New York and Boston Museum of Fine Art.

NAOMI SUGAR, ’91, former medical director of the Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress, died July 20. She wrote the Washington state guidelines for sexual-assault evaluations. She was 62.

TOBY SAKS, an internationally renowned cellist and professor of music at the UW for 37 years, died Aug. 1. A native of New York City, she was the third woman to join the New York Philharmonic, where she performed from 1971 to 1976. She joined the UW faculty later that year and taught cello, music theory and music appreciation classes. She also was the founder of the Seattle Chamber Music Society. She was 71.

VALENTINE S. WELMAN, who served on School of Art faculty from 1954 to 1983, died Aug. 14. After serving in the Army from 1943 to 1946, he was commissioned to do drawings of military installations for Gen. Douglas MacArthur’s headquarters. He was 92.

RALPH ALGERDAS YUODELIS, ’64, who directed the UW School of Dentistry graduate program in fixed prosthodontics and graduate prosthodontics program for more than 25 years, died Aug. 19. He was 81.

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