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IN MEMORY

Glen D. Fairbanks, '34, Seattle, age 99, Nov. 27.

Ole Jorgen Jensen Jr., '34, Seattle, age 95, Nov. 22.

Helen Hunter Pederson, '34, Seattle, age 98, Dec. 9.

Mary Morgan Arkills, '35, Kirkland, age 94, Oct. 17.

Russell H. Peterson, '36, Shoreline, age 96, Nov. 8.

Marigale Inlow, '38, '40, Banff, Canada, age 93, Nov. 2.

David D. Liming, '39, Snohomish, age 91, Dec. 7.

Virginia Miles McFeely, '39, Bellevue, age 90, Nov. 4.

Roger E. Dunham, '40, Seattle, age 92, Dec. 11.

Nathaniel Robert Grimm, '40, Vashon, age 91, Oct. 21.

Stephen P. Slivinski, '40, Seattle, age 91, Nov. 15.

Don George Abel, '41, Seattle, age 88, Dec. 13.

John Fielding Barmon, '41, Medina, age 87, Nov. 4.

Lincoln L. Loper, '41, Bellevue, age 89, Nov. 27.

John Edlov Granquist, '42, Seattle, age 96, Nov. 7.

May M. Imori, '42, Seattle, age 90, Oct. 4.

Harlod Loer Rehkopf, '42, Seattle, age 89, Dec. 19.

Georgiana Beatrice Maude Agnew Adams, '44, Medina, age 88, Dec. 15.

Jack Clair Larue, '44, Woodinville, age 85, Nov. 18.

Dorothy Rood Moberg, '44, '70, Seattle, age 84, Dec. 19.

Juel Symthe Sutherland, '46, Sequim, age 84, Dec. 14.

Jack Wheeler Frost, '47, Seattle, age 90, Nov. 12.

Robert Scott Walker, '47, Seattle, age 86, Oct. 12.

Roy Arthur Anderson, '48, Kent, age 87, Oct. 31.

Betty Louise (Carr) Rudel Gallagher, '48, Chico, Calif., age 90, Nov. 10.

Wilhelm Otto Locke, '48, Emeryville, Calif.

Dave Palmer, '48, Bellevue, age 85, Oct. 22.

Glenn T. Strand, '48, '52, Seattle, May 15.

Frederick D. Thies, '48, Seattle, age 84, Oct. 29.

WIlliam Feek Jr., '49, Dade City, age 84, Sept. 26.

Frank E. Junkin, '49, Lake Forest Park, age 80, Oct. 16.

James Denny Kourkoumelis, '49, Bothell.

Clarice Ruth Martin, '49, '51, Mount Vernon, age 79, Oct. 25.

L. Joe Miller, '49, Corvallis, Ore., age 84, Nov. 27.

Karl H. Streissguth, '49, Bellevue, age 84, Dec. 14.

Anne Thorlakson Taylor, '49, Seattle, age 80, Sept. 21.

Ruth Odessa Croly Kramer, '50, Seattle, age 87, Nov. 20.

Ruth (Richstad) Scanlan, '50, Mesa, Ariz., age 84, Oct. 8.

Marilyn Annabelle Anderson, '51, Clyde Hill, age 78, Oct. 10.

Richard Taylor Anderson, '51, Mill Creek, age 81, Oct. 26.

Carolyn Jean Halleran, '51, Seattle.

Mary Jo Harbold, '51, Spokane, age 78, Dec. 10.

Alfred Gunnar Larson, '51, Medford, Ore., age 81, May 31.

Clarice Ruth Martin, '51, Mount Vernon, age 79, Oct. 25.

Charles A. Hammond, '52, Marysville, age 89, Nov. 21.

Robert G. McCarter, '52, Seattle, age 87, Nov. 13.

Shirley E. Nyquist, '52, Bellevue, age 79, Sept. 17.

Hillis Walden Tilger Jr., '52, Seattle, age 84, Sept. 14.

Richard C. Byers, '53, Mountlake Terrace, age 81, Nov. 22.

Evelyn Faye-Cook, '53, Shoreline, age 90, Dec. 11.

Sharon Callison Burgett, '54, Lacey, age 76, Nov. 29.

Lynn Bovik Delagnes, '55, Atherton, Calif.,age 75, Oct. 18.

Junkoh Harui, '55, Bainbridge Island, age 75, Oct. 19.

Timothy G. Kelley, '55, '66, Republic, age 76, July 12.

Richard Roach, '55, Vashon, age 74, Nov. 7.

John C. Sargent, '55, Renton, age 74, Oct. 11.

Hiram G. Akita, '58, Renton, age 90, Sept. 29.

Elmer Laudinsky, '58, Seattle, age 78, Oct. 17.

Thomas Gordon Ellestad, '58, Santa Rosa, Calif., age 72, Oct. 1.

John M. ("Jack") Stern Jr., '58, Seattle, age 82, Dec. 10.

Betty B. Purdy, '59, '70, Bellingham, age 80.

Donald H. Drew, '59, Edmonds, age 79, Nov. 19.

Jerry Franklin King, '59, Vancouver, age 76, Nov. 26.

Edwin Ellsworth Barnes, '61, Normandy Park, age 79, Sept. 26.

Clint Names, '61, Gig Harbor, age 68, Dec. 13, 2007.

Philip S. Kelley, '62, '78, Chiloquin, Ore., age 68, July 28.

Jean Allen McGrew, '62, Sammamish, age 70, Nov. 26.

Weldon Ralph Sant, '62, Bellevue, age 78, Oct. 30.

Jon Fredick Soest, '62, '67, Seattle, age 70, Dec. 4.

Ray Thiele, '62, Olympia, age 77, Sept. 14.

Glenn G.s. Woo, '62, Seattle, age 73, Oct. 22.

Wilfred G. Marston, '63, '66, Chesaning, Mich., age 72, Sept. 25.

Gerald E. Ohm, '63, Bellevue, age 73, Nov. 2.

Richard Walter Mount, '64, Tacoma, age 69, Oct. 12.

Constance ("Connie") Jean Sherman Newell, '64, Seattle, age 66, Nov. 20.

Thomas Odegard III, '64, Auburn, age 68, Nov. 20.

James W. Simmons, '64, Mt. Shasta, Calif., age 91, Aug. 30.

John Beeson, '65, Seattle.

Catherine A. Harris, '65, Bellevue, age 67, Dec. 15.

Norma Jeanne Ross, '65, Seattle, age 75, Sept. 8.

Jim Rondeau, '66, Bellevue, Sept. 20.

Tina Alexander, '67, Seattle, age 63, Nov. 5.

Ann Schafer, '67, Seattle, age 69, Dec. 4.

Linda ("Lin") Kosanke, '69, Redmond, age 61, Dec. 7.

Robin Lee Yates, '69, Snohomish, age 61, Oct. 26.

John Merrill Benedict IV, '68, Scottsdale, Ariz., age 68, Nov. 13.

Kenneth Kenji Usui, '69, '70, Bellevue, age 63, Oct. 18.

Richard D. Marshall, '70, Seattle, age 69, Nov. 20.

Arlean J. Molver, '70, Shoreline, age 84, Dec. 18.

Edith E. Batalis, '71, '73, Orange, Calif., age 79, Aug. 5.

Claudette Casey Linwick, '71, Duvall, age 76, Oct. 22.

James R. Orr, '71, Lander, Wyo., age 69, Nov. 7.

Grant Shaw, '71, Vashon, age 66, Nov. 10.

Joycelyn Breen Thomas, '71, Mill Creek, age 84, Nov. 18.

Jonathan Reed Fulton, '72, Seattle, age 58, Dec. 3.

H. Lloyd Keith, '72, Arlington, age 70, Nov. 9.

Howard Lutz Kirz, '72, '84, Bainbridge Island, age 65, Aug. 22.

John Verner Pedersen, '72, Seabeck, age 92, Dec. 9.

Robert Lyle Treuer, '72, Centennial, Colo., age 64, Oct. 24.

Janice Marie Talmadge ("Jan") Olsen, '73, '79, Kenmore, age 58, Nov. 7.

Joe R. Vitulli Sr., '73, Woodinville, age 85, Nov. 1.

George Eugene Haverkamp Jr., '74, Manitou Springs, Colo., age 64, April 25.

Mildred Thorgrimson Bruner, '75, Sammamish, age 74, Oct. 24.

Susan Gail Carlson, '75, Seattle, age 54, Nov. 6.

Jerald A. Klein, '75, Seattle, age 55, Nov. 18.

Elly Lindborg, '75, Seattle, age 84, Oct. 14.

Will Thorton Stiner, '76, Seattle, age 77, Nov. 4.

Joan Elaine Misenar, '78, Bellevue, age 76, Oct. 2.

Brian D. ("Mort") Moriarty, '78, Bothell, age 50, Feb. 4, 2007.

Jo A. Gilly, '80, Fall City, age 52, Nov. 29.

Antony Comstock Harvey, '83, '87, Seattle, age 48, Nov. 13.

Ramasamy Natarajan, '86, Raleigh, N.C., age 62, Sept. 18.

Hans Turley, '89, '94, Willimantic, Conn., age 52, June 13.

Lana Lee Phillips, '93, Bremerton, age 57, Sept. 28.

Kenny Khuu, '04, Seattle, age 27, Oct. 14.

Matthew C. Peterson, '05, Olympia, age 25, Nov. 9.

Mihaela Zagoni, '05, Mission Viejo, Calif., age 26, Sept. 17.

 

STUDENTS

Miles Allen Murphy, Seattle, age 22, Jan. 1.

Caitlin Elizabeth Olson-Johnson, Bellevue, age 20, Nov. 1.

 

FACULTY AND FRIENDS

George Henry Bartell Jr., '53, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died Jan. 21 at the age of 92. He served as chairman of the Bartell Drug Co. for 34 years.

Tara Dee Blair, '79, '82, of Tacoma, died Oct. 6 at age 54. She served as a policy analyst at the governor's Office of Indian Affairs, a program administrator for the state of Washington and an assistant attorney general.

Rodney Allison Brown, '52, of Seattle, an anesthesiologist who helped improve emergency medical care in Thurston County, died Sept. 24. For 10 years, he served as the medical director of Medic One and trained the organization's first 12 paramedics. He also organized and helped raise funds for the St. Peter Hospital School of Nurse Anesthetists. He was 83.

John B. Coombs, '67, associate vice president for medical affairs and vice dean for regional affairs, died in his Seattle home on Jan. 18. He was 63. For the past 15 years, under Coombs' leadership, the UW has been nationally recognized for its excellence in improving health care for medically undeserved and rural populations. Coombs established the Obstetrical Access Clinic in Tacoma, a development that helped lower Pierce County's infant mortality rate, and founded the Pediatric Sexual Abuse Clinic at Mary Bridge's Children's Hospital. Coombs received a bachelor's degree in zoology from the UW and an M.D. from the Cornell University School of Medicine.

Charles Albert Evans, professor and first chairman of the department of microbiology, of Seattle, died Dec. 4 at age 96. Evans devoted 36 years to the University, during which he served as chairman of the University Senate, associate director of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and as the first director of the Office of Minority Student Affairs. He was the last surviving department chair of the original medical school faculty.

Vi Hilbert, an Upper Skagit Tribe elder who spent most of her adult life researching, documenting and translating the Lushootseed language, died Dec. 19. She taught a Salish language class at the UW and founded the Lushootseed Research Center in Seattle. Hilbert was named a Washington State Living Treasure in 1989 and received a National Heritage Fellowship from President Bill Clinton in 1994. She was the subject of a 1995 documentary, "Traditions of the Heart," and the recipient of an honorary doctorate from the UW. She was 90.

Lyle H. Jensen, professor emeritus of biological structure, of Seattle, died Oct. 16 at the age of 92. He served the UW for 39 years.

Howard Kirz, clinical associate professor of Health Services, died Aug. 22. He served the University since 1967.

Otto G. Klein, of Polson, Mont., clinical professor emeritus at the UW School of Medicine, died Nov. 27 at the age of 70.

Thomas J. McInerney, '58, professor emeritus of English, of Portsmouth, N.H., died Dec. 13 at the age of 87.

Charley McIntyre, '51, of Seattle, an investment broker and a legendary rower and rowing coach, died Oct. 29. He was 85.

Benjamin C. Moffett, of Redmond, died Oct. 1 at the age of 84. He was a professor of orthodontics at the UW for nearly 30 years.

Alfred Irvin Sheridan, a former clinical instructor at the UW, of Kent, died Sept. 28. He was 92.

Sol Saporta, professor of linguistics, died on Oct. 21. Saporta served on the UW's faculty for 30 years. He was 83.

Richard H. ("Dick") Truly, who sold the Boone-Truly Farm in Bothell so the land could become the home of the UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College campuses, died Jan. 2. Truly and his family were honored for their many contributions at the Sept. 23 Convocation at UW Bothell. He was 88.

Patrick G. Vukich, of Edmonds, died on Oct. 10 at the age of 67. Vukich was one of the founders of the Harry Bridges Endowed Chair at the University of Washington.

Nicholas G. Ward, a professor emeritus in the UW's department of psychiatry, of Seattle, died Oct. 28 at the age of 60. In 1983, he received the University's Distinguished Teaching Award.

Warren Wooster, professor emeritus of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, died on Oct. 29 at the age of 87. He served the University since 1976.

William Wortley, associate professor emeritus of romance languages and literature died on Nov. 2, having served the University since 1965.