Alumni

MARGARET HELLIESEN WRIGHT, '26, Seattle, age 105, Nov. 22.

MARGARET T. METTERT, '27, '29, Seattle, age 102, Sept. 16.

ALICE HOFF CORK, '28, age 106, Dec. 8.

ELSIE ALLBRIGHT, '31, '32, Lomita, Calif.

KENNETH VAR SANDERS, '32, Bishop, Calif., age 94, March 15, 2003.

PATRICIA JANE SKINNER RUSSELL, '35, '36, Bainbridge Island, age 97, July 7.

MARCO J. MAGNANO SR., '36, Seattle, age 95, Nov. 13.

JOHN D. SUNDBERG, '36, Seattle, age 93, Oct. 14.

ERROL DONALD ANDERSON, '38, Arletta, age 93, Oct. 21.

HARRY McGUANE, '40, Seattle, age 91, Nov. 7.

GILBERT EDGERTON ROLFE, '40, Seattle, age 95, Aug. 10.

STANLEY NORMAN KASPERSON, '41, '47, Seattle, age 90, Dec. 20.

JACK GORDON WARNECKE, '41, Carson City, Nev., age 89, July 29, 2007.

LILLIAN LAVAUGHN BROWN, '42, Seattle, age 89, Nov. 12.

LEO V. DEDONATO, '42, Bellevue, age 89, Aug. 24.

FRANZ HERBERT DETTMER, '42, Folsom, Calif., age 89, Nov. 16.

STANLEY BERTRAM TOBIN, '42, Bellevue, age 89, Dec. 15.

JOHN "BUCK" RANQUET, '43, '53, Bellevue, age 90, Oct. 30.

PAUL E. THOMAS, '43, Seattle, age 89, Oct. 21.

ROBERT STOUGHTON BELL, '44, '46, Redmond, age 87, Dec. 15.

HELEN MARGARET KERSTEN, '45, Kenmore, age 86, Oct. 21.

WALTER C. VENEMA, '46, Lynnwood, age 91, Oct. 20.

BETTE SIMPSON BRADLEY, '47, Dupont, age 84, Nov. 27.

HAROLD BROOMELL, '47, Seattle, age 87, Oct. 14.

JANET M. EISEMAN, '47, Redmond, age 90, Oct. 5.

WILLIAM NEVILLE GARHART SR., '47, North Bend, age 87, Aug. 31.

JEAN BAIRD ANDERSON, '48, age 82, Nov. 2.

MARY KATHRYN BREENE, '48, Seattle, age 85, Dec. 21.

JOHN DOUGLAS PAUL, '48, Seattle, age 87, Oct. 10.

GLORIA SUTTON READING, '48, '51, Everett, age 82, Oct. 25.

ROBERT T. WHITE, '48, Yarrow Point, age 83, Oct. 25.

DOROTHY MAY LOUISE OSTROM WOOD, '48, Lacey, age 82, Dec. 6.

BRYANETTA HARVEY, '49, '65, Lynnwood, age 83, Nov. 12.

BEVERLY L. MCDONALD, '49, Seattle, age 82, Nov. 22.

MARTIN BERNARD McGOWAN JR., '49, San Diego, age 86, Oct. 24.

RALPH T. SCHAU, '49, '50, Seattle, age 86, Nov. 30.

NORMAN KIRBY SEETHOFF, '49, Bellevue, age 91, Oct. 9.

WERNER SONDHEIM, '49, Bellevue, age 81, Oct. 3.

GLEN ELWOOD MILLER, '50, age 83, Oct. 16.

JAMES MACMILLAN PIPER, '50, Mercer Island, age 86, Nov. 18.

SAMUEL CHARLES RUTHERFORD, '50, Tucson, Ariz., age 85, Nov. 21.

ARTHUR BERNER SIRJORD JR., '50, Bellevue, age 87, Oct. 12.

ROBERT HUDSON SMITH, '50, Seattle, age 99, Aug. 23.

WILLIAM L. STEPHENS, '50, Olympia, age 92, Dec. 10.

BRUCE E. HISEY, '51, South Orange, N.J., age 81, Dec. 23.

ENDEL-JAKOB KOLDE, '51, '54, Kirkland, age 92, Sept. 20.

MARIAN IDA PHIPPS, '51, Beaverton, Ore., age 80, March 12, 2008.

MARCIA ELLA BRIDENSTINE REED, '51, '53, Mukilteo, age 80, Sept. 27.

RICHARD E. SPRINKLE, '51, Seattle, age 82, Jan. 17, 2008.

WILLIAM STEWART DOUGALL, '53, Woodinville, age 88, Nov. 21.

ROBERT CARL THORNBERG, '53, Palm Desert, Calif., age 78, Oct. 26.

JAMES B. MORRISON, '54, Seattle, age 87, Oct. 31.

CAROL J. OFFER FORHAN, '55, age 76, Dec. 1.

BARBARA RIGGS SCHOONOVER, '55, Redmond, age 76, Oct. 10.

ISAO HOSHIWARA, '56, '57, Scottsdale, Ariz., age 80, Oct. 30.

CLAYTON E. ROBINSON JR., '56, '66, Mukilteo, age 76, Oct. 19.

BURT HOFF, '57, Bellevue, age 77, Nov. 3.

RICHARD GENE LONG, '57, Peoria, Ariz., age 78, Dec. 21.

BETTY JANE SWIFT, '57, Shelton, age 74, July 24.

ELIZABETH ANN JONES, '58, Seattle, age 74, Nov. 16.

ALEXANDER B. MYERS, '58, Port Ludlow, age 73, Oct. 21.

SVEIN GILJE, '59, '71, Seattle, age 75, Nov. 13.

EDWIN CHARLES SUHRBIER, '59, Clyde Hill, age 74, Nov. 9.

ROBERT G. MATLOCK, '60, Richland, age 76, Dec. 19.

BYRON HARRIS DAVIS, '61, Seattle, age 73, Nov. 29.

DUANE EUGENE BROOM JR., '62, Barrie, Ont., Canada, age 81, Nov. 24.

FORREST W. WALLS, '62, Edmonds, age 70, Oct. 16.

WILLIAM MASSEY, '63, Oak Harbor, age 73, Nov. 28.

DAVID ZUMEK, '64, Anderson Island, age 68, Oct. 1.

JUDITH LOUISE LARSON ANGUS, '65, '69, Durango, Colo., age 66, Nov. 22.

ROBERT PURSER, '66, Bellevue, age 69, Sept. 17.

STEVEN JOSEPH GIMBL, '67, Everett, age 66, Nov. 10.

KRISTIAN GUTTORMSEN, '67, Winthrop, age 65, Nov. 24.

JOHN E. HORN, '69, Shoreline, age 62, Dec. 6.

DAVID MCKENZIE MOOR, '69, Seattle, age 62, Oct. 13.

GENE WALLACE ROBERTSON, '69, age 69, Nov. 6.

ROBERT CODA HARRIS, '71, Seattle, age 62, Oct. 22.

BRUCE MICHAEL SCHWARTZ, '72, '74, '78, Seattle, age 60, Dec. 3.

ROSAURO DEL ROSARIO AMANTE, '73, Seattle, age 84, Nov. 18.

JUDITH ANN GERKE HARPER, '73, Seattle, age 59, Dec. 16.

HAROLD REASBY, '73, Seattle, age 78, Nov. 30.

JOHN E. CHISHOLM, '74, Seattle, age 71, Dec. 17, 2007.

JOHN STEPHEN KINERK, '74, Tacoma, age 64, Dec. 16.

MICHAEL JOHN ROBBERSON, '74, Puyallup, age 59, Dec. 6.

JONI DIANE MERRILL, '75, Kirkland, age 56, Dec. 11.

FRANK SJURSEN, '75, Apache Junction, Ariz., age 71, Nov. 26.

THOMAS L. BARTLETT, '76, Tulalip, age 56, Sept. 27.

MICHAEL WEIGHT, '77, Mill Creek, age 52, Dec. 20, 2007.

LIANE KAY MORTIMER, '79, Burien, age 56, Nov. 9.

LESLIE BLACK, '80, Seattle, age 54, Nov. 18.

ANNE MARKELL, '81, Edmonds, age 51, Sept. 20.

PATRICIA J. MULHERN, '81, Lake Forest Park, age 62, Nov. 3.

WILLIAM MURRAY SCHUH JR., '82, Edmonds.

CHARLES LEONARD SCOBELL, '83, '85, Camarillo, Calif., age 82, Oct. 12.

BARBARA A. BREWITT, '89, Seattle, age 60, Aug. 25.

EWALD G. SCHOEMIG, '89, '94, Seattle, age 49, Oct. 11.

LISA KLEIN SURDYK, '91, Kenmore, age 44, Dec. 6.

CHARLES E. PLUMMER, '92, Hansville, age 59, Oct. 18.

ERIK MACKENZIE JACOBSON, '98, Seattle, age 36, Nov. 20.

PATRICK RICHARD DUFF, '02, Shoreline, age 32, Nov. 5.

STUDENTS

BRITTANY ANN HOLLENBACH, Houston, age 21, Nov. 11.

FACULTY & FRIENDS

WILLIAM DAVID AULD JR., who taught classes on public law at the UW, died Nov. 7. He also spent 37 years as a special-education teacher at West Seattle High School. He was 81.

Arthur Bartlett
Photo courtesy UW Applied Physics Lab
ARTHUR C. BARTLETT, a field engineer with the UW's Applied Physics Lab, died Nov. 10. Bartlett, who worked at the APL from 1979-2001, gained international fame in 1966 when, while working for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts, he was part of a three-man team that retrieved a 20-megaton hydrogen bomb from the ocean off the coast of Spain. A midair collision between a U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber and an air tanker 31,000 feet above the Mediterranean Sea had resulted in the nuclear bomb falling into the ocean. He was 71.

FELIX FREUND, who served as a professor of anesthesiology in the UW School of Medicine and chief of anesthesiology at Harborview Medical Center from 1971-84, died Dec. 7. He was 91.

WINIFRED M. HAGEMAN, '52, who taught in the UW Dept. of Health Administration, died Oct. 9. A member of the board of trustees at Northwest Hospital and the American Hospital Association, she was co-director of a three-year major Kellogg Foundation grant to study governance of collaborative partnerships. She was 77.

LAWRENCE M. HALPERN, professor emeritus of pharmacology, died Dec. 21. A pioneer in the field of pain management, he was a founding member of Hospice of Seattle. He served the UW from 1965-2005. He was 78.

Arthur Jacobovitz
Photo courtesy UW Hillel
ARTHUR A. JACOBOVITZ, former longtime executive director of the Hillel Foundation at the UW, died Nov. 3. The son of an orthodox rabbi from Poland, he was appointed in 1959 to head the Hillel at UW. He had been the rabbinic representative to the Church Council of Greater Washington and founded the Washington state rabbinic group. In his 30-year career as Hillel director, he created many programs that exist today, including one offering lunches during Passover that enable the entire community to gather with UW students to share a Kosher meal and participate in the traditions of Passover. He was 78.

LESTER P. JENSEN, a former UW student who opened the first Burgermaster restaurant in 1952 in the Laurelhurst neighborhood that has since become a Seattle institution, died Oct. 19. He dropped out of the UW during World War II to enlist in the Army. After the war, he returned home and went into business. At the age of 80, he opened another Burgermaster near Mill Creek. He was 88.

LENNART NOBEL JOHANSON, who was a UW professor of chemical engineering from 1951-84, died Nov. 5. He was 88. He worked in the petroleum industry before joining the UW.

ETTORE LETTICH, a research scientist in the UW Department of Neurology, died Oct. 4. He was 80.

John O. Linde, '62, a Superior Court judge in San Juan County, died Dec. 3 while snorkeling in Hawaii. He became the county's first Superior Court judge in January 2008. He was 62.

PHILIP SIDNEY PADELFORD, '34, '37, a Seattle businessman and community volunteer, died Oct. 12. Padelford was a major player in the king crab fishing industry in Alaska and the varietal wine industry in Washington. He also helped found the Community Psychiatric Clinic and The Seattle Foundation among many other achievements. He was 97.

ROBERT F.L. POLLEY, a physician on the clinical faculty of the UW School of Medicine who helped develop Seattle Children's Hospital into a premier regional medical center, died Nov. 24. He was 87. He was also the author of a parent handbook, Call The Doctor.

JOAN DAVIDSON SMITH, '50, one of the first three women to graduate from the UW School of Medicine in 1950, died Oct. 6. She was 82. A psychiatrist who practiced in Seattle and San Francisco, she was born and grew up on the Blackfoot Indian Reservation in Idaho and attended primary school at Crow Agency, Mont.

WALTER STAMM, '73, '77, head of the UW's Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease from 1994-2007, died Dec. 14. His research helped change the way many sexually transmitted and infectious diseases are diagnosed and treated. He was 64.

EDWARD W. STIMPSON, '59, a major force in the general aviation industry, died Nov. 25 in Boise, Idaho. Stimpson, who earned a master's degree in public administration from the Evans School of Public Affairs, received the prestigious Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy for public service to aviation in honor of his 25 years as president of the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. He also was chairman of "Be A Pilot," an industry-wide education and research program aimed at increasing the number of people learning to fly. He was 75.

MARGARET TJADEN, '65, '80, who retired in 1990 as assistant director of libraries for library systems at the UW, died Oct. 22. After a career as a chemist, she went back to school at the UW, changed professions and became a librarian. Her first job was at the University Branch of the Seattle Public Library. In 1969, she joined the UW Libraries and held several positions. She was 80.

WILLIAM F. TRAGER, '65, former chairman of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry in the UW School of Pharmacy, died Nov. 24. He was the principal investigator for 20 years on an NIH program project grant investigating mechanisms of drug interactions. He served the UW for 30 years. He was 72.

ROBERT F. WILLKENS, '57, an expert in rheumatology who spent his entire career treating arthritis patients and teaching medical students at Harborview Medical Center, died Nov. 11. He was among the first to publish on the use of methotrexate for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. He was 82.


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