ALUMNI


Louise Morris Grohe, ’33, Tulalip, age 98, June 2.

Clara Louise Schmidt Huffine, ’34, Olympia, age 98, April 6.

Betty Holman Corker, ’35, Seattle, age 96, May 5.

John A. Schwager, ’35, Seattle, age 98, June 5.

Harry H. Horowitz, ’36, Lynnwood, age 95, May 30.

Allan J. Treuer, ’36, Seattle, age 96, June 12.

Lennarth H. Nordell, ’37, Seattle.

Leo J. Peden, ’37, ’39, Seattle, age 95, May 7.

Francis Duane Dewey Anstett, ’39, Kirkland, age 93, April 26.

George C. Coryell, ’39, Port Orchard, age 92, April 28.

Walter Walkinshaw, ’39, Seattle, age 93, April 16.

John E. Austin, ’40, Palo Alto, Calif., age 91, March 15.

Clifford M. Bryden, ’40, Roseburg, Ore., age 93, Jan. 28.

Albert E. Greene Jr., ’40, ’63, ’75, Bow, age 93, April 8.

Woodrow Laremore Taylor, ’40, ’46, Evergreen, Colo., age 91, June 10.

Ruthmarie Hulbert Quigley, ’41, Seattle, age 92, April 28.

James B. Scroggs, ’41, Mercer Island, age 93, May 4.

Gladys Mae Stern, ’41, ’67, Bellevue, age 89, June 7.

Betty Jane Bangert, ’42, Seattle, age 89, May 6.

Isabel Hopkins Gillie Bradshaw, ’42, Seattle, age 89, March 22.

James Hajime Mizuki, ’42, Seattle, age 87, May 4.

Robert Alberts Nova, ’42, Kirkland, age 92, May 27.

M. Lynn Olason, ’43, Seattle, age 89, April 21.

Wilbur F. Dubois, ’44, Seattle, age 90, Jan. 5.

Elizabeth Helen Hatton Stokoe, ’44, Seattle, age 88, May 13.

Gale Nickson Demarsh, ’45, Kenmore, age 87, May 1.

Jack H. Hipple, ’45, Enterprise, Ore., age 88, May 2.

W. Maurice Lawson, ’45, Redmond, age 84, March 22.

William Martin Brace, ’47, Seattle, age 85, June 19.

Jack Greenewald, ’47, Monroe, age 87, April 7.

John Joseph Lemieux, ’47, Issaquah, age 88, April 18.

Georgette Berrest Logan, ’47, ’53, Seattle, age 97, April 4.

Edward G. Morgan, ’47, Mercer Island, age 89, April 6.

Richard W. Scheel, ’47, Olympia, age 90, April 29.

Robert L. Simpson, ’47, ’49, Spokane, age 87, May 9.

Norman Elmer Weeks, ’47, Seattle, age 91, May 30.

Jack Robert Boyd, ’48, Seattle, age 86, April 6.

Alvin E. Grimsby, ’48, ’49, Shoreline, age 84, April 15.

John Marvin Look, ’48, Seattle, age 86, April 4.

William Bert Preecs, ’48, Spokane, age 92, March 29.

Benjamin “Max” Amende, ’49, Des Moines, age 85, March 11.

Andrew Anthony Broz, ’49, Lakewood, age 89, April 17.

William H. Dobson, ’49, Federal Way, age 84, May 3.

Glenn Minard Gormley, ’49, Mountlake Terrace, age 87, April 22.

Douglas Clifford Craig Graves, ’49, Des Moines, age 83, April 28.

Michael Menashe Israel, ’49, Mercer Island, age 83, April 10.

Eileen Patricia Tweten, ’49, Palm Desert, Calif., age 82, April 26.

John C. Vertrees, ’49, age 87, June 12.

Alto O. Albright, ’50, ’55, Ellensburg, age 86, May 26.

Robert James Broderick, ’50, Edmonds, age 88, April 1.

Edna Matsubu, ’50, Seattle, age 81, April 17.

Dixon K. McDonald, ’50, Seattle, age 84, April 17.

Harold C. “Bud” Thorsvig, ’50, Kenmore, age 85, May 9.

Din David Shing, ’51, Seattle, age 89, April 28.

Roderick Richard Kirkwood, ’52, Kent, age 90, May 6.

Leo William Utter, ’52, Seattle, age 79, June 7.

John A. McDougall, ’53, ’65, Ephrata, age 81, April 30.

Ernest G. Miller, ’53, Seattle, age 81, April 14.

William R. Plunkett, ’53, Seattle, age 84, April 13.

James Victor Wilson Jr., ’53, Bothell, age 78, May 9.

Scott Lukins, ’54, Spokane, age 81, April 11.

Peter Sinclair Dyer, ’55, Clyde Hill, age 74, May 14.

Allan Keith Snyder, ’55, Vashon, age 77, April 10.

Margaret Anna Voynow, ’55, Union, age 78, May 20.

James Peter Impett, ’57, ’58, Seattle, age 74, April 23.

Bruce T. Cameron, ’58, Shoreline, age 77, April 26.

Allen Lane Carr, ’58, Edmonds, age 81, June 2.

W. Ronald Groshong, ’58, ’60, Bellevue, age 73, March 31.

Margaret Latimer Callahan, ’59, Des Moines, age 103, March 19.

Ann Easter Campbell, ’59, Issaquah, age 72, May 4.

Theodore Andrew Pilot, ’59, Bellevue, age 84, April 15.

Frederick Rahn II, ’59, Seattle, age 73, April 29.

Mary Stephens Grinnell, ’61, Lynnwood, age 79, March 26.

Ronald W. Lawrence, ’63, Puyallup, age 70, May 5.

Jean Burkheimer Bushnell, ’64, Issaquah, age 70, May 21.

Neal Dennis Alspach, ’65, Seattle, age 68, April 2.

Frederick Martin Meyers, ’65, Vashon, age 71, March 21.

Raleigh Clemens Messett, ’67, Poulsbo, age 71, April 27.

Phillip R. Tucker, ’67, Seattle, age 74.

William T. Thieme, ’68, Seattle, age 75, May 30.

Elizabeth Lieber Detels, ’69, Fayetteville, Ark., age 86, March 27.

Carl Peter Becker Jr., ’70, Burlingame, Calif., age 62, June 4.

Thomas Charles Dalbey, ’70, Seattle, age 61, April 7.

Michael David Jolly, ’70, Seattle, age 61, March 26.

Richard Thomas, ’70, Seattle, age 63, May 7.

Roger F. Donahoe, ’71, Bainbridge Island, age 70, June 4.

Mary Hampton, ’72, ’78, Bellevue, age 70, May 17.

Ken McBride, ’72, ’75, Seattle, age 59, April 13.

Margaret F. Pratt, ’72, ’74, Seattle, age 88, March 13.

Rosemarian Berni, ’73, Edmonds, age 84, May 2.

Raymond Robert Scheffler, ’73, Bellevue, age 64, March 28.

Ellen B. Gerson, ’75, ’83, Redmond, age 67, March 29.

Bruce P. Maffit, ’75, Edmonds, age 60, March 23.

Murray Jesse Stateman, ’75, Seattle, age 86, June 11.

David William Maloney, ’76, Seattle, age 65, April 19.

J. Renee Wilson, ’78, Los Angeles, age 58, May 16.

Jane C. Farrell, ’79, Mercer Island, age 77, March 30.

Richard Robert Hack, ’81, Seattle, age 56, June 10.

David James Baugh,’85, ’89, Seattle, age 47, March 27.

Agnes Marie Barretta Clark, ’85, Issaquah, age 71, May 17.

Sandra Moore, ’87, ’91, Tarzana, Calif.

Gregory Lee Lipski, ’89, Seattle, age 42, May 31.

Karlyn Ruth Tomta, ’00, Renton, age 48, April 3.

Casee Miller James, ’02, age 30, March 30.

FACULTY & FRIENDS


Peter Breysse, professor emeritus in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, died May 10. He was known as the “Ralph Nader of the Northwest” for his work to protect the public from exposure to industrial products such as formaldehyde. He was 87.

D. Joseph Clark, who founded and directed the UW’s Center for Instructional Development and Research for 12 years, died April 30. The center helped faculty members explore more effective alternative ways of teaching. He served at the University from 1971-83. He was 73.

A. Emerson Creore, professor of Romance languages from 1940-84, died Feb. 28. He taught French literature and music. He was 95.

Barney Dowdle, ’57, professor of economics and adjunct professor of forest resources from 1962-99, died March 24. He was known in the forest industry for his work in private property, forest-land values and forest taxation. He was 81.

Homer J. Dyer, ’54, who spent 30 years as a part-time clinical professor at the UW School of Dentistry, died May 4. He had a private dental practice in Seattle for 41 years. He was 84.

Audrey L. Gruger, ’52, an advocate for women’s and family issues during stints on the King County Council and in the state House of Representatives, died March 24. Her work led to passage of legislation requiring mandatory immunizations, the creation of sexual assault programs, and stronger laws to prevent domestic abuse and child neglect. She was 79.

Nathan A. Hall, ’39, ’48, a professor of pharmacy at the UW from 1948-81, died June 2. He entered the UW when he was 16 and graduated summa cum laude at age 19. In 1959, he was awarded a Fulbright Senior Lectorship in Singapore, and spent the 1968 academic year at the University of Sydney in Australia. He was 91.

Robert W. Howard, professor at UW Tacoma from 2000-10, died April 11. He was executive director of Democracy.org, an educational nonprofit organization he started to promote and provide resources for citizenship education, democratic classrooms and schools, moral/character education, and social capital and service learning. He was 56.

Mary M. Kaiser, who as a member of The Friends of Edmonds Library was instrumental in establishing a scholarship fund for UW Library Science graduate students, died June 10. She was 97.

Joe Kearney, ’70, a former UW athletic director who hired football coach Don James and men’s basketball coach Marv Harshman, died May 5. He ran the UW’s athletic department from 1969-76. He was 83.

Robert Henry Knopp, the Robert B. McMillen Endowed Professor in Lipid Research at the UW School of Medicine, died May 30. He was also director of the Northwest Lipid Research Clinic. He was 72.

Fred Plum, who in 1953 became head of neurology at the University of Washington at age 29, died June 11. His pioneering research advanced the understanding of consciousness and the care of comatose patients. He spent 35 years as chairman of the neurology department at Weill Cornell Medical School / New York Hospital and helped coin the term “persistent vegetative state.” He was 86.

Jon K. Rider, ’63, executive director of the UW Alumni Association from 1990-96 and retired Marine Corps Colonel, died August 9. He was widely regarded as a leader, mentor and friend to both alumni and UWAA staff. He was 70.

Albert Ravenholt, a renowned foreign correspondent who, with his wife, Marjorie, endowed the Severyns-Ravenholt Lectureship at the UW to promote awareness of Asian affairs, died April 25. He was 90.

Dimitris Zafiropoulos, ’76, a professor of oceanographic and environmental science at The American College of Greece, died Nov. 6. He wrote two books on marine life, including Dolphins and Whales of the Greek Seas, which was published shortly before he died. He received his master’s degree in oceanography from the UW in 1976.

Stuart Scheingold, professor emeritus of political science, died June 24. He was known for his work in law, society and politics, and his book, The Politics of Rights: Lawyers, Public Policy and Political Change, is considered a classic in the field of sociological and legal studies. He was 78.

Jack Sydow, former executive director and head of the directing program at the UW School of Drama, died May 27. He served the University from 1970-86. His stage credits included a 1967 Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, which earned him a Tony Award nomination for directing. He was 88.

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