ALUMNI


Helen Margaret Shanstrom Russell, ’31, Issaquah, age 101, Jan. 10.

Barbara Robbins Anderson, ’36, Redmond, age 97, Feb. 21.

Robert Stanley McKinstry, ’36, Bellevue, age 96, Feb. 20.

Trevor Digby Roberts, ’36, Coupeville, age 96, Feb. 22.

Walter Coy Meredith Jr., ’38, Redmond, age 93, Feb. 26.

Marjorie V. Lev, ’39, Seattle, age 92, March 11.

Mary Lou Bryant Royal, ’40, Phoenix, age 92, Dec. 24.

Florence M. Fujita, ’41, Seattle, age 90, Jan. 7.

Robert Moohr Lichtenstein, ’41, Oakland, Calif., age 90, Dec. 7.

Florence Freeman Powell, ’41, Des Moines, age 92, March 1.

Martha Rose Roebke Hedgcock, ’42, Seattle, age 89, Dec. 23.

Byng W. Nixon, ’42, Stanwood, age 92, March 17.

William E. Rasmussen, ’42, Renton, age 89, Feb. 16.

Glen Thomas Sparrow, ’42, Mercer Island, age 91, Feb. 19.

Robert H. Van Eaton, ’44, Kenmore, age 87, Feb. 9.

Donna M. Hendrix, ’45, Shoreline, age 83, Sept. 24.

Robert W. Gathman, ’47, Kent, age 88, Dec. 25.

William H. Hunt, ’47, Yarrow Point, age 88, Feb. 22.

Francis “Frank” Wayland Pattison Jr., ’47, Seattle, age 91, Jan. 10.

Thaddeus Richard Perry, ’47, Des Moines, age 89, March 1.

Glenn Lowell Goodson, ’48, Seattle, age 85, Feb. 16.

Paul Thomas Naeher, ’48, Bellevue, age 91, Feb. 4.

George Ross Sainsbury, ’48, Mercer Island, age 85, March 13.

Robert Swanberg, ’48, Bremerton, age 88, Feb. 7.

Kenneth Helling, ’49, Seattle, age 86, Jan. 20.

James D. Tuttle, ’49, Redmond, age 89, Dec. 24.

Arthur Henry Wilson, ’49, ’54, Normandy Park, age 92, March 9.

Leland J. Barnecut, ’50, Carlsbad, Calif., age 83, Jan. 25.

Thomas Paul Bleakney, ’50, Normandy Park, age 82, March 9.

John Alden Hendron, ’50, Seattle, age 90, Dec. 16.

Kazuo Kumasaka, ’50, Seattle, age 83, Nov. 18.

Robert Gordon Meredith, ’50, Seattle, age 87 ,March 3.

Greta Pearce Noffsinger, ’50, Seattle, age 84, Jan. 7.

Richard V. Peterson, ’50, Kirkland, age 88, Dec. 12.

Raymond Frederick Sandall, ’50, Washington, D.C., age 85, Feb. 28.

William W. Clarke, ’52.

Otto M. Johnson, ’52, Seattle, age 80, Dec. 30.

Gordon W. Rodland, ’52, age 81, Jan. 8.

Roland Oliver Undi, ’52, Bellevue, age 82, Feb. 12.

Jane Leanderson, ’53, Tacoma, age 79, Feb. 21.

William Patrick Moyer, ’53, Bainbridge Island, age 82, Jan. 26.

Harry J. Semenock, ’53, Shoreline, age 92, March 17.

James Spenser Turner, ’53, ’55, Seattle, age 81, Jan. 24.

Ralph Leslie Holt, ’54, Edmonds, age 78, March 10.

Ronald Keith Rutherford, ’54, Seattle, age 80, Jan. 18.

Patricia Jane Curran, ’55, Kent, age 77, Jan. 15.

Jerry Geertsen, ’55, Grapeview, age 77, Jan. 6.

Ralph Dean Melang, ’55, ’58, Seattle, age 78, March 2.

Helene Tsutsumoto Yorozu, ’55, Seattle, age 78, Feb. 13.

Robert Mills Lewis, ’56, Portland, Ore., age 77, Jan. 24.

Albert Nelson Stack, ’56, Sun Lakes, Ariz., age 77, Feb. 27.

Vija Rekevics, ’57, Seattle, age 77, Feb. 2.

William D. Benoit, ’58, Seattle

Conrad Jacobsen, ’58, Seattle, age 74, Jan. 3.

Robert Donald Saltvig, ’59, ’66, Seattle, age 78, Jan. 15.

Bruce Douglas Hall, ’60, Seattle, age 74, Jan. 19.

Peggy Woodland Hutchison, ’62, Stanwood, age 85, Dec. 22.

Harold “Hal” Emil Winther, ’63, Oro Valley, Ariz., age 74, Jan. 11.

Elizabeth V. Woolverton, ’63, Garland, Texas, age 70, Feb. 28.

Vilis M. Barevics, ’64, Redmond, age 71, Dec. 24.

James A. Robeck, ’64, Burien, age 78, Jan. 20.

Gerald York, ’64, Bellevue, age 70, Jan. 25.

Gerry Andal, ’65, age 67, March 11.

Martha Diane Konopaski Rockness, ’65, Gig Harbor, age 67, Jan. 3.

Katherine J. Beebe, ’67, La Conner, age 78, Feb. 19.

Cathy Carr, ’68, ’82, Vashon Island, age 65, Jan. 19.

Renate Hayum, ’68, Seattle, age 80, Jan. 27.

Jim Cope, ’69, Houston, age 64, March 1.

James R. Duggar, ’69, Seattle, age 63, Sept. 18.

Edmund K. Kamai Jr., ’69, ’71, Seattle, age 63, Nov. 16.

Clara Marthler, ’69, Saint Joseph, Minn., age 93, Oct. 7.

Robert Sotnik, ’69, ’70, Seattle, age 64, Feb. 3.

Kathleen Dee Kennedy Mahler, ’70, ’81, Seattle, age 66, Jan. 18.

Robert T. Wonsetler, ’70, Randolph, N.J., age 63.

Dominic Eamon Puzzo, ’71, Seattle, age 68, March 2.

Marion “Bebe” Watson, ’71, Mercer Island, age 83, Feb. 27.

Randi C. Braune, ’72, Shelton, age 67, March 2.

Marlene “Malka” Fricks, ’72, Woodinville, age 76, Jan. 13.

John J. Crane, ’72, Bainbridge Island, Sept. 29, 2008.

Sandra Sue Spaugh Reiter Hartwell, ’72, Anaconda, Mont., age 72, Dec. 31.

M. Anne Verbon, ’72, Seattle, age 68, Jan. 11.

Robert H. Brunelle, ’73, Lynnwood, age 69, Feb. 13.

D. Michael Worthington, ’73, Duvall, age 66, Feb. 28.

Christian Casad, ’74, ’77, Port Orchard, age 57, Nov. 26.

Julianna Kae Dauphiny, ’74, ’92, San Diego, age 75, Dec. 10.

Marjorie Ann Moore, ’74, ’79, Minneapolis, age 58, March 14.

Scott P. Saunders, ’74, ’94, Snoqualmie, age 58, Dec. 18.

Karl A. Frost, ’75, Reno, age 59, Feb. 16.

Joyce eunice Radke, ’75, Everett, age 85, Dec. 9.

Eirene Carlson Boni, ’76, Tulalip, age 83, Dec. 29.

Judy M. Sorenson, ’76, ’89, Bellevue, age 56, Feb. 10.

Cheryl M. Leppla, ’78, Seattle, age 59, Dec. 24.

Wendy Lynn Marker, ’78, Seattle, age 55, Feb. 9.

Robert Scott Gilson, ’79, Bellevue, age 54, March 9.

Jose Strazzara, ’79, Litchfield Park, Ariz., age 87, Feb. 1.

Joseph Martin Kelsey, ’82, Shoreline, age 55, Jan. 18.

Bruce A. Whippo, ’82, ’86, Federal Way, age 63, Feb. 23.

Laura Davidheiser, ’83, Washington, D.C., age 49, Feb. 17.

Layne Kevin Johnson, ’84, Long Beach, Calif., age 48, Dec. 4.

Jacqueline Ann Osal Adair Prien, ’84, Kent, age 74, Dec. 21.

Ross Walter Sterling Jr., ’84, ’85, Seattle, age 56, Feb. 14.

Anthoney Pierre, ’85, Woodinville, age 49, Feb. 8.

Michael Howard Ogilvie, ’91, Lake Stevens, age 52, Jan. 3.

Donna Jabs Walsh, ’91, Seattle, age 48, Dec. 31.

Karen Steiner Mullen, ’93, Mercer Island, age 48, Dec. 15.

Monica MacDonald Torrey, ’02, Bend, Ore., age 54, Dec. 30.

FACULTY & FRIENDS


Dick Chappelle, one of the founding fathers of UW Bothell, died Feb. 27. He served on the UW Bothell Citizens Advisory Board, taught courses and helped create the UW Bothell Founders Endowed Fellowship, the campus’ first endowed graduate fellowship. He was 81.

Warren “Kipp” Harrison Davis Jr., who spent more than 30 years as a sign painter at the UW, died March 12. He was 59.

Mary Carney Healey, who spent a decade working in the UW’s Experimental Education Unit, died Jan. 20. She was 82.

William Larsen, ’53, an All-American Husky football player in the 1950s, died March 3. He was 67.

Takika Susanne Lee, ’61, ’62, who worked as a faculty member in the UW School of Law and in the Gallagher Law Library, died Feb. 22. She was 88.

Douglas W. Luna, ’70, a lawyer who served on the Washington State Minority and Justice Commission, died Feb. 23. He helped create a judicial court for the Tlingit and Haida Tribes in Alaska.He was also a founding member of the Asian American Bar Association. He was 67.

G. Alan Marlatt, professor of psychology and an international leader in the study of addictive behaviors, died March 14. Marlatt, who joined the UW faculty in 1972, was director of the UW’s Addictive Behaviors Research Center and advocated what he called “harm reduction,” a more moderate approach to treat addiction instead of complete abstinence. He was 69.

Dean E. McFeron, who joined the faculty of the UW mechanical engineering department in 1958 and later became department chair, died March 2. He was 87.

Beverly Aleta LaVeck McCall, ’60, ’66, a former professor of psychology who worked at the UW’s Center for Human Development and Disability, died Feb. 22. She also was a competitive race walker who in 1996 was inducted into the USA Master’s Track and Field Hall of Fame. She was 74.

Dorothy J. Mitchell, a former UW faculty member of more than 30 years, died Feb. 26. She was 83.

Fred A. Osterhout Jr., ’47, who played for the Husky football team from 1944-45 and served as student body vice president in 1947, died March 18. He was a member of the Big W Club, UW Alumni Association, Military Officers Association and several other organizations. He was 87.

Howard P. Pruzan, ’48, a trial lawyer won two big cases of discrimination against African Americans, died Feb. 21. He challenged the Seattle Police Department for discrimination in promotion practices. He also represented a family that was not allowed to bury their young son in a cemetery because he was African American. He was 88.

William Nathan Scott, a senior manager at Sellen Construction who was inducted into the UW Builders Hall of Fame in 1996, died Jan. 20. He was also a longtime Tyee member and philanthropist to the UW. He was 87.

James C. Steiner, ’66, former acting dean of the UW School of Dentistry, died Dec. 7. He spent more than 21 years on the dentistry faculty, mostly in the Department of Endodontics, and retired in 2008 as associate dean for student services. He was 80.

Alena Suazo, ’10, who overcame a childhood filled with drugs and crime to earn a law degree from the UW in 2010, died Feb. 9. She was in Guatemala on a Bonderman Travel Fellowship when she suddenly fell ill and died soon thereafter. She was 30.

Timothy H. Thompson, ’83, ’87, a Seattle-area business consultant who before coming to the UW was valedictorian at Lakeside School, died Jan. 4. He was 55.

Sefton Robert Wellings, ’51, ’53, who served on the faculty of the medical schools at the University of Oregon and the University of California, Davis, died March 8. He is credited with discovering the earliest form of pre-cancerous breast cancer cells, which helped pave the way for earlier treatment of the disease. He was 83.

Myron Lester White, ’43, ’58, who spent nearly 40 years on the faculty of the College of Engineering, died Feb. 13. He co-founded and became director of the Technical Communication Department (now the Department of Human Centered Design and Engineering). He was 92.

One Response to Obits

  1. David Lynx says:

    My mother passed away July 3, 2011. Barbara Clarke Stevenson. She was Barbara Marilyn Clarke – UofW 1950. Member of Gamma Phi. She began Country Village Day School in 1971 and retired in 1993. Country Village continues to be an amazing private school on Mercer Island. She was born July 7, 1928.

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