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The 1930s



Marjory H. Devers
’36 | Seattle, age 103, April 2.

Florence L. Squier
’39 | Seattle, age 98, April 14.


The 1940s



Lisbeth Juel
’40 | Bothell, age 99, May 3.

Betty F. Luther
’41 | Federal Way, age 98, June 22.

Agnes S. Anstett
’43 | Kirkland, age 94, April 17.

Shirley Daniel
’43 | Seattle, age 94, April 29.

Jean I. Seeley
’44, ’46 | Bainbridge Island, age 94, May 11

Donald H. Dehn
’45, ’47 | Des Moines, age 91, May 27.

Pauline R. Christy
’47 | Lake Forest Park, age 92, May 20.

Jean A. Daly
’47 | Portland, Ore., age 90, April 9.

Jacqueline Davenport
’47 | Bainbridge Island, age 95, April 14.

Marilyn Anderson
’48 | Eastsound, age 89, April 22.

Morgan L. Barltlett Sr.
’48 | Stanwood, age 95, April 25.

Phyllis A. Frol,
’48 | Seattle, age 90, May 17.

William L. Gorman
’48 | Seattle, age 94, June 8.

William J. Powers
’48 | Seattle, age 95, April 1.

Jane M. Ross
’48 | Seattle, age 90, March 30.

Kathleen S. Smart
’48 | Seattle, age 93, March 1.

Kenneth D. Christensen
’49 | Redmond, age 92, May 6.

James R. Milam
’49 | Seattle, age 94, May 6.

Jean M. Paeth
’49 | Vancouver, Wash., age 92, April 3.


Edward Miles
1939–2016

Edward Miles
In his 36 years at the UW, Edward Miles, Bloedel professor emeritus of marine and public affairs, helped make the University a leader in climate change research. He created the UW Climate Impacts Group, and in 2003, he was inducted into the National Academy of Sciences—one of the few individuals without a science degree to be so honored. “Ed was fearless about working across disciplines—a marine and climate scientist with a doctorate in international relations; a professor who sparked passion for ocean conservation and climate resilience in countless students,” says Peter Frumhoff, director of science and policy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Miles died in Seattle on May 7. He was 76.


The 1950s



Norman J. Lurie
’50 | Scottsdale, Ariz., age 87, April 7.

Samuel E. Prather
’50 | Sun City West, Ariz., age 90, Feb. 1.

Jacqueline A. Rosenkrantz
’50 | Aberdeen, age 87, May 17.

Leroy W. Soper
’50 | Seattle, age 91, Feb 2.

Solveig Thomson
’50, ”69, | Issaquah, age 87, June 2.

Howard S. Anderson
’51 | Point No Point, age 91, May 14.

Gilbert G. Eade
’51 | Beaverton, Ore., age 90, May 21.

Igor M. Gladstone Sr.
’51, ’55 | Woodinville, age 87, Feb. 6.

George Hirschhorn
’51 | Seattle, age 93, May 29.

Irvin F. Matson
’51 | Seattle, age 86, April 26.

Florence H. Tomita
’51 | Seattle, age 87, May 6.

Herbert B. Breivik
’52 | Kent, age 86, April 26.

John A. Doty
’52 | Seattle, age 87, May 23.

Robert V. Erickson
’52, ’56 | Salt Lake City, age 85, March 25.

Kenneth A. Helms
’52 | Seattle, age 86, June 8.

Robert H. Kemp
’52 | Scottsdale, Ariz., age 92, Jan. 26.

Glenn L. Pomerenk
’52 | Redmond, age 88, April 20.

Eleanor F. Ross
’52 | Kirkland, age 85, May 28.

Robert H. Lorentzen
’53 | Seattle, age 85, May 25.

Howard D. Pitts
’53 | Marysville, age 92, May 3.

Dwain F. Hogan
’54 | Burien, age 86, May 29.

Leopold M. Karpeles
’55 | Annapolis, Md., age 95, April 26.

Van L. Lowry
’55 | Des Moines, age 86, March 29.

Ellen C. Pan
’55 | Seattle, age 86, June 4.

Barbara A. Carey
’56 | Seattle, age 80, July 1, 2014.

Mary C. Comfort
’56 | Essex Meadows, Conn., age 81, May 21.

William C. Ellis
’56 | Tacoma, age 87, May 3.

Daniel A. Decker
’57 | Bellevue, age 84, June 6.

Joan E. Cox
’58 | Tonasket, age 80, June 13.

Donald P. Marinkovich
’59 | Edmonds, age 84, June 6.

J. Graham Pierson
’59 | Seabeck, age 83, Feb. 28.

Norman A. Seaholm Sr.
’59 | Grass Range, Mont., age 83, June 22.


Farhat Ziadeh
1917–2016

Farhat Ziadeh
Farhat Ziadeh, who founded the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization and the Middle East Center in the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, was a giant in his field. A native of Ramallah, Palestine, he was an Islamic law scholar who taught at Princeton University for 16 years before coming to the UW in 1966. He later served as director of the Center for Arabic Study Abroad, a consortium of 18 American universities that trained students and faculty at the American University in Cairo. Ziadeh, who retired from the UW in 1987, was married for 67 years to Suad Salem Ziadeh, with whom he raised five daughters. He died June 8 in Seattle at age 99.


The 1960s



George M. Chatalas
’60, ’64 | Tucson, Ariz., age 78, March 31.

Ralph F. Kamm
’61 | Maui, Hawaii, age 84, March 26.

John F. Banks
’62 | Edmonds, age 76, May 28.

George P. Brace
’62 | Palm Desert, Calif., age 75, May 4.

Gerald Garman
’62 | Seattle, age 77, June 15.

Deanna D. Magley
’62 | Friday Harbor, age 74, Oct. 2.

Philip L. Carter
’63 | Kirkland, age 74, June 20.

Charles R. Davis
’63 | Snowhomish, age 79, April 5.

Bruce G. Dykes
’63 | Olympia, age 78, March 31.

Rosalie A. Gillman
’63 | Seattle, age 92, June 2.

Robert Magley
’63 | Friday Harbor, age 74, April 13.

Richard A. Ramsey
’63 | Mount Vernon, age 77, March 24.

Frank S. Wallace
’63 | Sun City West, Ariz., age 76, March 16.

David M. Ahlers
’64 | Ithica, N.Y., age 78, March 28.

Jamie Parsons
’64 | Mercer Island, age 74, Dec. 26.

William H. Reese
’64 | Redmond, age 88, June 14.

Charles R. Davis
’65 | Snohomish, age 79, April 5.

George E. Frasier
’65 | Palm Desert, Calif., age 73, Feb. 7.

D. McKay Snow
’65 | Snohomish, age 78, March 27.

David E. Wyman
’65 | Seattle, age 71, June 18.

Richard C. Rautenberg
’66 | Lynnwood, age 76, Feb. 27.

Diane J. Criez
’67 | Kirkland, age 88, May 11.

Lee H. Brown
’67, ’72 | Seattle, age 70, May 26.

Florence Lindstrom
’67 | Seattle, age 84, April 20.

Mary F. Koehler
’68 | Seattle, age 82, April 26.

Ruth W. Anderson
’69 | Seattle, age 92, May 22.

Barbara M. Keith
’69 | Stockton, Calif., age 82, May 26.

William F. Orme
’69 | Juneau, Alaska, age 80, Aug. 9.

Mary E. Polikowsky
’69 | Edmonds, age 77, Jan. 21.


The 1970s



Allen J. Boeker
’70 | Issaquah, age 78, June 11.

Katherine M. Desgrosellier
’70, ’73 | Seattle, age 87, April 10.

Robert T. Wuotila
’70 | Burien, age 69, Feb.6.

James M. Alexander
’71 | Olalla, age 87, June 10.

Sybil T. Beale
’71 | Portland, Ore., age 90, April 7.

Eva Bor
’71 | Prague, Czech Republic, age 88, May 28.

John Hardwick
’71 | Seattle, age 69, April 30.

Dorothee E. Hayman
’71 | Big Rapids, Mich., age 92, March 23.

Lawrence D. Grouse
’72, ’73 | Gig Harbor, age 69, June 10.

Robert S. Searle
’72 | Federal Way, age 69, March 2.

Melvin R. Mathena
’73 | Kent, age 65, June 12.

David R. Hamro
’74 | Seattle, age 79, May 28.

Paul W. Bocek
’75 | Seattle, age 65, May 23.

Julie A. Saltness
’75 | Renton, age 62, April 15.

Don Schuman
’75 | Seattle, age 68, May 5.

Roxane M. Botz
’76 | Edmonds, age 65, May 7.

Glenda T. Berg
’78, ’83 | Des Moines, age 72, Jan. 6.

Lucilla M. Duran-Roff
’78 | Edmonds, age 60, April 2.

Geoffrey H. Getchman Jr.
’78 | Normandy Park, age 66, April 2.

Stephen L. Schipper
’78 | Vashon Island, age 62, March 2.


The 1980s



Claudia L. Haglund
’81, ’90 | Shoreline, age 66, March 31.

Joan Matheson
’81 | Seattle, age 64, May 31.

Ronald M. Sickles
’81 | Seattle, age 81, April 24.

Steven C. Aleinikoff
’83, ’87 | Seattle, age 55, April 16.

Ronald R. Boucher Jr.
’88 | Sammamish, age 50, March 25.


John Keating
1937–2016

John Keating
Like a winding river, John P. Keating’s life took some unusual turns. The San Francisco native was a star first baseman and pitcher in high school who turned down an offer from the Cincinnati Reds to become a Jesuit priest. He left the order in 1969 to marry his wife, Pam. Three years later, Keating joined the UW psychology faculty. He served on the University’s Indian Studies committee, which helped create the Department of Ethnic Studies. In 1990, he became the first dean and vice provost of the new UW Bothell and UW Tacoma campuses. Keating—the first in his family to attend college— went on to be president of the University of Wisconsin- Parkside. Keating died May 10 at age 88.


The 1990s



Barbara J. Logan
’90 | Seattle, age 73, April 26.

Carl H. Robertson
’94 | Edmonds, age 67, April 17.

Kimberly A. Williams
’94 | Juneau, Alaska, age 56, May 26.

Dennis G. Hrebec
’95, ’01 | Dallas, Texas, age 64, Dec. 21.

Casimir A. Rice
’97, ’07 | Everett, age 52, June 2.


The 2000s



Bryan R. Bushley
’02, ’03 | Seattle, age 45, June 7.

Laura A. Lenss
’05 | Seattle, age 38, June 15.


The 2010s



Jane R. Hunt
’11 | Seattle, age 57, May 15.

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