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Frank B. Hall, Engr '36 (BS), of Baltimore, writes: "My wife and I live in a retirement community. We enjoy traveling and spending the winters in warmer climes. We accompanied a JHU Alumni trip to Russia, where I was detained briefly before being allowed to leave. There is every indication that my military grade and duties were responsible. After being denied my Reserve commission on a technicality, I entered the Army as a private. After 38 years of active and reserve service, including service in WWII and the Korean War, I retired with the rank of Colonel. I also retired as vice president of a large insurance brokerage firm and still handle a modest book of business."


Raymond L. Hughes Jr., Engr '38 (BS), of Reisterstown, Md., writes: "I have retired at least twice and now work part-time in my son's shop, where he repairs and/or completely rebuilds Steinway grand pianos. Naturally, I excel at disassembly."


Louis C. Skinner, Med '40, of Coral Gables, Fla., writes: "I am still single, having never married, and I am still interested in wine."


J. Mayo Greenberg, A&S '41, professor of laboratory astrophysics at Universiteit Leiden in The Netherlands, has been elected to the rank of Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Albert N. Chandler Jr., A&S '58 (MS), of Arroyo Grands, Calif., writes: "After 30 years in the U.S. Navy, 15 years in civil service, and 5 years as a contractor consultant, I retired. I am married and relaxing in sunny California."


Gerald Esterson, Engr '51 (BS), '56 (DEngr), is professor emeritus at Hebrew University of Jerusalem.


Charles McClure, Engr '55, of Littleton, Colo., retired in 1991. He served on the Littleton Public School Board from 1969 to 1981, the Colorado Judicial Institute from 1984 to 1996, the Arapahoe County Cultural Council from 1992 to 1996, and is currently serving on the Colorado State Judicial Performance Commission.


Melvin M. Scheinman, A&S '56, professor of medicine and director of the cardiac electrophysiology section at the University of California in San Francisco, received the Michel Mirowski Award for excellence in cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology from UCSF last year. In March, he received the Gifted Teacher Award from the American College of Cardiology.

William Wood, A&S '56, of Easton, Md., has practiced internal medicine/infectious diseases in Easton since 1970. He plans to retire in July.

A lady on one arm, diploma under the other, 1956.


Robert J. Myerburg, A&S '58, has been awarded the University of Miami Distinguished Faculty Scholar Award for his career-long search for the causes of sudden cardiac death. He has pushed for state legislation that would require EKGs for all student athletes, and collaborated to have defibrillators in every Miami-Dade County police car. Much of his research has focused on the genetic factors that contribute to early cardiac death.


Rud Turnbull Kent, A&S '59, has been elected chair of the board of trustees of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law in Washington D.C. The Bazelon Center is the nation's oldest public interest law firm specializing in advocacy on behalf of individuals with mental illness or cognitive disabilities.


An anonymous donor has funded the Alan E. Freeland Professorship in Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, and Rehabilitation at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Freeland, A&S '61, was installed as president-elect of the American Association for Hand Surgeons at their 31st annual meeting in San Diego in January. He is professor of orthopaedic surgery and rehabilitation and director of the Hand Fellowship Program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Parents wore hats then: Commencement at Homewood in 1956.


Roberto Loiederman, A&S '62, lives in Los Angeles and is co-author of The Eagle Mutiny, a non-fiction book about the only armed, Bounty-like mutiny aboard an American ship in the past 160 years. The book is being released on May 31 by the Naval Institute Press.


Deana Adams, Nurs '63, has published a poem, "Death Come Quickly," in Reflection of Nursing Leadership.

John Jendrek, A&S '63, of Pasadena, Md., is professor of chemistry at Anne Arundel Community College.

James M. McPherson, A&S '63 (PhD), of Princeton, N.J., professor of history at Princeton University, was featured in the American Experience presentation of "Abraham and Mary Lincoln: A House Divided," a six-hour, three-part series on PBS.


John W. Barr, A&S '65, has been selected for the nationally prestigious Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs. An intensive nine-month graduate-level fellowship, the program works to prepare effective and ethical leaders who are committed to serving the public and reinvigorating American democracy. His goal is to become an active participant in the design of California's healthcare system.


William T. Potts, A&S '67, of Bountville, Tenn., is owner of East Meets West, an ethnographic art gallery, which has two locations. He married the former Marcia Booth on March 4, 1999.


Herbert H. Blumberg, A&S '68 (PhD), senior lecturer at Goldsmiths College, University of London, has been elected by his peers as a fellow of the American Psychological Association for 2001.

David Abrahamson, A&S '68, of Evanston, Ill., was recently awarded tenure as an associate professor at Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, where he directs the school's Literary Journalism Program.


Elizabeth R. Hatcher, A&S '70 (PhD), of Topeka, Kansas, is in solo private practice of psychiatry in Topeka. She was a staff psychiatrist at Menninger Clinic from 1991 to 1997 before starting her private practice. Dr. Hatcher specializes in eating disorders, ADHD in adults, PTSD and other anxiety disorders, and psychoanalysis.


Dan Brown, A&S '71, of Weaverville, N.C., is the new superintendent of the Blue Ridge Parkway, the longest and most heavily visited unit of the National Park Service.

Lawrence "Dutch" Klugman, A&S '71, of Philadelphia, is director of research and information management for the Philadelphia Behavorial Health Services/Mental Retardation Services.


William E. Duncan, A&S '72, of Rockville, Md., was named chief of medicine at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. This followed six years as chief of endocrinology and metabolic diseases at Walter Reed.

L. Reuven "Randy" Pasternak, A&S '72, was named vice dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine for Bayview Campus operations. As president of Johns Hopkins Bayview Physicians, he has directed the integration of that physician group into the School of Medicine to form one of the largest academic faculty plans in the United States and will now oversee the clinical, academic, and research activities on that campus including the development of new initiatives for the National Institutes of Health. He lives in Cockeysville, Maryland, with his wife, Nancy Stern Pasternak, a special projects manager for Johns Hopkins Home Health, and their three sons.


Roderic J. Hartman, A&S '74, of Westwood, Kansas, is medical director at HealthNet, a hospital and physician-owned HMO in Kansas City. He writes: "As an ex-JHU wrestler, I am excited to have coached junior high school for years and am now a certified wrestling referee." He has three sons.

Robert Schneider, A&S '74, recently delivered a lecture at the Morse Institute Library on "Radical Skepticism and the Logic of Shakespeare's Artistry." The event marked the 125th anniversary of the Natick (Massachusetts) Shakespeare Club.


Albert J. Matricciani Jr., SPSBE '75 (MLA), has served as judge-in-charge of the family division in the Circuit Court for Baltimore City since September 1996. In November, he received the Annual Rosalyn B. Bell Award for outstanding contributions to the field of family law from the Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc. Judge Matricciani's newest venture is to serve as director of the Circuit Court's Center for Business and Technology.


Catherine Cramer, A&S '76, of Lyme, N.H., is a professor in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Dartmouth College. She is married and has two children.

George D. Keckeisen, A&S '76, of Southhampton, N.Y., is a surgeon.

Jonathan Krant, A&S '76, SPH '83 (MPH), writes: "We spent the better part of 2000 renovating an 1860s farmhouse on 20 acres in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and now enjoy commanding views of three states from the living room. We are raising two fine Berkshire county skiers, Nicholas, 8, and Benjamin,5. My wife, Katie Wolfgang, DVM, is director of the rheumatology program at Berkshire Medical Center. Office-based clinical studies, a metabolic bone unit, and the new arthritis therapies are keeping me hopping. We welcome all alumni who might be passing through en route to the Clark Art Museum or Williams College."

Alan Livadas, A&S '76, of Wilmington, Del., is president of Vironex. He is married with three sons.

Patricia Stawovy Miller, A&S '76, of Sewickley, Pa., is a pediatrician with Children's Community Care. She is married and has four children.


Rick Claus, Engr '77 (PhD), has directed a team at Virginia Tech's Fiber and Electro-Optics Research Laboratory that has developed a new process to manufacture thin films. This work, in part, secured Claus's receipt of Virginia's Outstanding Scientist Award for 2001. He was specifically cited for his work in fiber optics and nanotechnology, as well as in microelectronics.

Jane Ziegler McGarity, A&S '77, of Swarthmore, Pa., is working as a medical social worker and is the mother of four teenagers. She writes: "I've been married to the same JHU boyfriend since 1975. He is a professor at Swarthmore College."

Susan Gilbert Zencka, A&S '77, writes: "For a while at Hopkins I considered seminary, but got sidetracked for 20 years. I have been an ordained Presbyterian minister since 1997 and have just been called as solo pastor of the First United Presbyterian Church of Dyer, Indiana. I love my work! My husband, Carl, and I have three sons: Jason, Tyler, and Corey (the oldest is now looking at colleges). All of the boys are involved in music, and they have played baseball for a number of years."


Daniele Moro, Bol '78, won Italy's major journalistic prize for a story on the change of identity via the Internet. On April 11, the president of the Italian Republic awarded the prize to Moro, who is currently chief editor for the television news, Tg5.


Evan Carton, A&S '79 (PhD), will be the first director of the Humanities Institute at the University of Texas. The institute is being established as a campus center for interdisciplinary intellectual community and research.


Robert O'Rourke, A&S '80, of Leavenworth, Ks., is an operations research analyst with the U.S. Department of the Army.


Barbara C. Greenfeld, SPSBE '81 (MS), who is director of admissions for Howard Community College, writes: "The second edition of my book, co-authored with Robert A. Weinstein, was released in August 2000. The book, The Kids' College Almanac: A First Look at College, is an early college awareness book written for 5th- to 9th-graders. The foreword of the new edition was written by Robert J. Massa, former dean of enrollment for Johns Hopkins University (and currently vice-president of enrollment, student life, and community relations for Dickinson College)."

Sheila Hand, A&S '81, writes: "It's hard to believe I've been working at the New York State Tax Department for 15 years! My husband works there, too. I'm pretty much a shy person, and my daughter is often my mirror opposite--she loves parties, etc. I'd love to hear from former classmates by e-mail or regular mail."


K. Jeffrey Bickart, A&S '82, writes: "I work as a professor at Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, teaching courses in the natural sciences. I married my wife, Jen, in 1994, and I have a son, Alex, and a daughter, Laura. We also grow fruits and vegetables on our 87-acre farm."

Sheila Forman, A&S '82, writes: "I am eager to hear from all my former classmates. You can reach me through my website at or my e-mail at"

Patricia Maurice, A&S '82, writes: "I joined the Department of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame as an associate professor of hydrogeochemistry in August 2000. My husband, Greg Madey, is an associate professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Notre Dame. We have a 5-year-old son, Alexander, who is enjoying our 18-acre mini farm."


Donna Latta Parker, A&S '83, of St. Petersburg, Fla., is working with elderly hospitalized patients. She writes: "It's the most satisfying work I've done."

Gabriel E. Sella, SPH '83 (MPH), has been honored with a PhD honoris causa in medicine from the Western University Vasile Goldis of Arad, Romania.

Aimee (Roschelle) Seidman, A&S '83, of Darnestown, Md., is currently in private practice in internal medicine and geriatrics in Montgomery County, Maryland, after spending 13 years in academics in Washington D.C. She has been married for 14 years to Jeff Seidman and has two children.


Steven Metz, A&S '85 (PhD), has been named director of research and chairman of the regional strategy and planning department at the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute. He has been research professor of national security affairs at the Institute since 1993.

Marti Tirinnanzi, A&S '85 (MS), of Washington D.C., is employed by Chatham Financial Corporation, a company that advises corporations on interest rate and foreign exchange risk and provides hedges to mitigate that risk. She is writing a book for McGraw- Hill on managing financial risk and is undertaking a major home renovation in historic Georgetown.

This past year, Bruce Wolfe, Engr '85 (BS), had several big changes in his professional and personal life. "After having a second child in New York City," he writes, "Liz and I decided we needed more space, so we built a house in Chappaqua, New York (not that close to Bill and Hillary). In addition, I left Morgan Stanley Dean Witter after five years to join Merrill Lynch Investment Management as managing director of global strategy. The family is enjoying both changes."


J. Patrick Downey Jr., Engr '86 (BS), is a finance specialist with Profirst Mortgage in Lutherville, Maryland.

Sughrue Mion Zinn MacPeak & Seas, PLLC is pleased to announce that Mary E. Goulet, A&S '86, has become senior litigation counsel at the firm. She also has released a CD of original piano music, "Worlds Away: The Musical."


Una F. (Choi) Coales, A&S '87, is now living and working in London. She is married to William, a Cambridge graduate, who works for Commerzbank, and they have three young daughters: Olivia, Emily, and Henrietta. She recently published her first medical book, PLAB: 1000 Extended Matching Questions, which can be purchased on the Web from Amazon. She is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Nancy Maveety, A&S '87 (PhD), of New Orleans, is associate professor of political science at Tulane University. She has begun a Fulbright lectureship at the University of Tartu in Estonia and has just published her first novel, an academic satire, The Stagnant Pool, Scholars Below Sea Level.


James Mihori, SAIS '88 (MA) and Margaret Parker Mihori, SAIS '89 (MA), are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Marisa Yuki Noelani on October 17, 2000.

Debbi Miller, Nurs '88, of Franklin, Tenn., has joined the Nashville office of PricewaterhouseCoopers as an associate in the healthcare consulting practice.

John Pattaras, A&S '88, of Atlanta, recently joined the faculty at Emory University as assistant professor of urology and director of minimally invasive surgery.

Michele Ryan, A&S '88, and her husband, Eric Jensen, Engr '88, welcomed their first child, Owen Folmer Ryan-Jensen, on July 26. They write: "He was born in Santa Cruz, California, which we think portends a future as a surfer dude." Eric is a senior electrical engineer at Adept Technology, and Michele is completing her dissertation in history at the University of California at Santa Cruz. She can be reached at"


Gregory Einhorn, Med '89 (PhD), has been elected a principal of Fish & Richardson in the firm's San Diego office. A member of the firm's patent and biotechnology groups, Dr. Einhorn advises clients in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including patent portfolio strategy, prosecution, and management. He has technical expertise in the areas of immunology, cell biology, molecular biology, and genetics.

Michael R. Fenzel, A&S '89, of Alexandria, Va., writes: "I am serving as Director for Transnational Threats at the National Security Council, focused on counter-terrorism. I also am teaching a graduate course on counter-terrorism at Georgetown University with a colleague. Most importantly, I was married to Lisa Campeau in Montreal last September."

Elena M. Llivina, A&S '89, writes: "I am in private practice in dermatology in sunny Tucson, Arizona. My husband of eight years, Keith Harrigill, practices perinatology in the same town. We have two beautiful children, Graham Christian and Ginger Elizabeth. Life just can't get much better than this. Stop by if you are in town."

Deborah Krauss Snyder A&S '89, and Jeffrey A. Snyder A&S '88, announce the birth of their son, Nathan Bennett Snyder, on October 21. Deborah is an associate with the law firm of Bergman, Horowitz & Reynolds, P.C. in New Haven, Connecticut, specializing in tax law and estate planning. Jeff is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Yale University, where his research focuses on quasars and cosmology.


Jay Callkins, A&S '90, of Chevy Chase, Md., writes: "I'm living with my wife Lynn and our golden retriever Maggie, anxiously awaiting the birth of our first child in June. Work is going pretty well too as I have been an attorney in Sonnenschein's D.C. office for the past seven years and was recently promoted to partner. I still find time to beat Dave Longaker Engr '90; Steve Davis, A&S '90; Emmett Harkins, A&S '90; and Chris Reichart, A&S '90, on the golf course."

Commencement speaker Tom Clancy shares a laugh with faculty member Reds Wolman, A&S '49, during the 1991 diploma ceremonies.


Michele Wolf Bernstein, A&S '91, of East Brunswick, N.J., resigned as coordinator of geriatric outpatient services at Jewish Family and Vocational Service in Edison, New Jersey, to be a stay-at-home mom. She writes: "The year 2000 was great for us. Andy Bernstein, A&S '90, was inducted into the JHU Athletic Hall of Fame for Baseball in September, and then I gave birth to our daughter, Haley Rose, on November 14."


John Allendorf, A&S '92, and Barbara Fischer, A&S '93, of Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., announce the birth of their son, James Christian Allendorf, on January 8.

Monica Vermeer Baumeister, A&S '92, of Falls Church, Va., writes: "I am an attorney with the Department of Justice, Board of Immigration Appeals, where I have worked for the past four years. My husband, Bill, who is also an attorney, works as a patent examiner at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. We are very happy to announce the arrival of our first child, Natalie Paige, born on December 10."

Rebecca Hays, A&S '92, and Mark Levenstein, A&S '90, announce the birth of their daughter, Susquehannah. She writes: "We're taking advantage of the rest of our time in Southern California by taking her on lots of hikes, swims, and a kayak trip or two. She is a true California girl, and loves it all. Many thanks to all the Hopkins folk who shared parenting wisdom! I can be reached at"

Jeremy Kranowitz, A&S '92, writes: "My wife Jennifer Pleasure gave birth to a healthy baby girl named Eden Pleasure-Kranowitz on October 24. She's a delight. I have returned to Hopkins, attending the part-time graduate program to earn my master's degree in environmental science. I also began a new job at the beginning of the year at the Izaak Walton League, working on a clean air campaign to reduce haze in our national parks and to reduce air pollutants from utility smoke stacks."

Timothy D. Picciotti, A&S '92 (MS), of Laytonsville, Md., is director of avionics software engineering at Smiths Industries Aerospace.

Marcy Schwartz, A&S '92 (PhD), writes: "I have been teaching at Rutgers University since 1991. I was promoted to associate professor with tenure in 1999, and I am academic director of the Rutgers Latin American Studies Program. In that same year, I published the book Writing Paris: Urban Topographies of Desire in Contemporary Latin American Fiction. I have a co-edited volume with Daniel Balderston, Voice-Overs: Translation and Latin American Literature."


Adnan A. Hyder, SPH '93 (MPH), '98 (PhD), writes: "I am working as assistant research professor in the department of international health at the School of Public Health. I direct the Doctor of Public Health Program in international health and also serve as faculty at the Johns Hopkins Bioethics Institute. I spend part of my time working in Geneva in conjunction with the Global Forum for Health Research and the World Health Organization."

Michael Tandhasetti, A&S '93, of Philadelphia, is investment manager at BlackRock.


Francis J. H. Park, A&S '94, of Fayetteville, N.C. writes: "I married the former Maura Vanessa Flynn on March 24, 2000, at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Hopkins alumni present at the wedding were Ryan Johnstone, A&S '94; Kate Murphy Hickey, A&S '93; Cpt. Chris Hickey, A&S '93; Cpt. Rick Sharma, A&S '95; Keith Critzer, Engr '97; Chris Odachowski. A&S '97; Marlo Corrao, A&S '97; and Jeremy Barnes, Engr '00. After graduating from Jumpmaster course in November 1999, I finished out a tour as a war plans officer in the staff of the 82d Airborne Division and assumed command of the only airborne ground cavalry troop in the U.S. Army on May 19, 2000. I'll probably be at Fort Bragg through mid-2002."


Gabriella Burman, A&S '95, is a journalist in New York. She is co-author of a forthcoming book, Ultimate Risk-Takers, which profiles 400 entrepreneurial Americans under 40. She also is a recent recipient of the Outstanding New Journalist Award, Society of Professional Journalists, Maryland chapter. Gabriella married Adam Kaplan in September 2000 with friends from Hopkins in attendance. The couple resides in New York City.

Juri (Pyun) Schauermann, Engr '95 (BS), and her husband, Tim, had their first child, Anna, on January 17. She is employed as a network engineer of Computer Sciences Corporation.

Evelina Weidman Sterling, SPH '95 (MPH), a certified health education specialist and consultant to nonprofit and government agencies, is co-author of Living with PCOS, a book designed to educate women about polycystic ovary syndrome.

James J. Vincequerra, A&S '95, has taken a position as an associate at the law firm of Baer Marks & Upham LLP.


Jeff Booth, A&S '96, writes: "After Hopkins, I lived in western China for about six months teaching English at Chongqing University. Todd Sulchek, A&S '96, and I met up and backpacked around Southeast Asia for a few months afterwards, and I returned to the States in late '97 to begin graduate work in physics. I finished my master's degree from the University of California- Irvine in October 2000. During that time, I also returned to China on a documentary photography project, and co-founded Student World Traveler, a national magazine. I just came back from six weeks in Ecuador and Peru and have started a new job at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, where I am helping to design satellite missions for studying earth science issues. I'm in touch with a number of JHU friends from '96, including Todd Sulchek, A&S, Tim Meyer, A&S, Sara Clemence, A&S, Leslie Farnsworth, A&S, Matt Gross, A&S, and Carlos Bacalski, Engr--all of whom are doing well."

Monica Maurer, Engr '96, is CEO of Advantage Software Corporation, chairman of MJM Biotech Inc., and general manager of Advantage Software Factory.


Jason Brocks, A&S '97, of New York, is an associate with the healthcare department at Proskauer Rose LLP.

Matthew D. Christ, SAIS '97 (MA), has been appointed associate professor at the International Business School of Vilnius (Lithuania) University.

Werner Krueger, A&S '97, is a graduate student at the University of Montana in the Masters International Program in Forestry. He is doing field work with the Peace Corps in Bolivia.

Todd O'Neill, A&S '97, and Cara (Vivarelli) O'Neill, A&S '97, were married on July 29 in Vineland, New Jersey. Bridal attendants included Amy Zalcmann, A&S '97. In attendance were Jerome Penn, A&S '97, William Black, A&S '97, Vanessa Bakert, A&S '97, Stacy Bennett, A&S '96, SPH '99 (MS), Carlene Barents, A&S '96, Sally Walker, A&S '00, Katie LaMaina, A&S '97, Nancy Kassam-Adams, A&S '79, SPSBE '81 (MA), Shahir Kassam-Adams, Engr '91 (MA), and George Meredith, A&S '62. Todd and Cara now live in Philadelphia. He is a student in the Master of Physical Therapy Program at Thomas Jefferson University, and she is research coordinator at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Christina Olson, Engr '98, writes: "Since graduation, I've been teaching nuclear submarine power plant operations, but this fall I am making a complete career change and going to medical school. I will be attending the University of Michigan on a Navy scholarship--I would love visits or e-mails from JHU friends. I can be reached at christina_olson@hotmail. com."


Mary Jo Galletta, SPSBE '00 (MS), writes: "My husband, John, and I welcomed the birth of our first child, Emma Josephine Galletta, on January 27. We moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, after living in Baltimore for nine years."

Sunil Nayak, SPH '00 (PhD), of Washington D.C., is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health.

Mark A. O'Neill, SPH '00 (MHS), has been commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade in the Medical Service Corps of the United States Navy. He is currently serving as head of managed care plans and operations at the Bethesda Naval Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

In Memoriam

1924: Vernon B. Winchester, A&S '24, who taught English and French at Polytechnic Institute for 40 years, died in February. He was a former parishioner of the Roman Catholic Cathedral of Mary Our Queen and was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church in Quarryville. He is survived by his wife, a stepson, three stepdaughters, and 18 step-grandchildren.

1929: Huber F. Klemme, A&S '29, died on January 5.

1933: Eugene Sydney Bereston, A&S '33 (BA), clinical professor of dermatology at the University of Maryland has died. For over 50 years he practiced dermatology in Baltimore and had a lifelong academic involvement including over 65 published articles covering a wide range of topics. In the past he had been team dermatologist for the Baltimore Colts and Baltimore Orioles. In addition to being a member of many medical societies, he was a member of the Civitan Club and had served as trustee at Oheb Shalom Congregation, where he was a lifelong member.

1933: Macey Kronsberg, A&S '33, who lived in Rockville, Md., died on January 16. A lifelong Zionist, Mr. Kronsberg was active in Ezras Israel Congregation. He is survived by his wife, three children, eight grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

1935: Alvin M. Ford, Engr '35, died on January 20, 2001. He is survived by a daughter, son, son-in-law, three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

1939: Robert M. Baur, A&S '39, died on January 14.

1940: Frank A. Baker Jr., Engr '40, a retired Bethlehem Steel Corporation official, died in December at his home in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. He was active in the Boy Scouts and was a member of the Water Supply Commission for the state of Maryland in the 1950s. He also was an official of the Bach Choir of Bethlehem. He is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, a brother, and six grandchildren.

1941: John C. Doub Sr., A&S '41, a retired McCormick & Co. vice president and board member, died in March. During World War II, he joined the Army Air Forces and flew B-17 bombers as a pilot in the Pacific. He was a former member of the board of Central Savings Bank and was a member of the Elkridge Club and the Johns Hopkins Club. He is survived by his wife, three sons, and four grandchildren.

1945: Ralph L. Engle Jr., Med '45, professor emeritus of medicine and of public health at Cornell University Medical College, died on October 7 after a brief illness. For more than 50 years, he was associated with The New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He served as chief of hematology. Then, with an early interest in the application of computers in medicine, he established the Division of Medical Systems and Computer Science of the Department of Medicine and served as the chief for seven years. In 1969 he became professor of medicine and in 1973, professor of public health. He was associate director of research and sponsored programs for the medical center. He is survived by his wife and fellow classmate, Mary Ellen Engle, MD '45, a daughter, and two grandchildren.

1951: Robert J. Erhard, A&S '51, who worked for the Exxon Corp for many years, leaving to own his own businesses, died on February 10. Prior to his retirement, he lived in New Brighton, Minnesota and was very active as a ruling elder in the House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul. He is survived by his wife, a brother, three children, and five grandsons.

1956: Jane F. Twamley, SPSBE '56, a retired business education teacher at Southern High School, died November 30. She is survived by two sons, three sister, seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

1958: Geary L. Stonesifer, Med '58, a surgeon who established the department of surgery at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and served as its first chief from the time of its founding in the 1960s, died in December. Dr. Stonesifer enjoyed traveling and was a member of the Bachelors Cotillion, the Elkridge Club, and the Green Spring Valley Hunt Club. He is survived by his wife, a son, a daughter, and a grandson.

1961: Timothy Winston Childs, SAIS '61 (MA), a former Foreign Service officer who was a scholar of Middle Eastern current affairs and history, died on November 22. Dr. Childs, author of the 1990 book Italo-Turkish Diplomacy and the War Over Libya, 1911-1912, lectured on and off over the past 20 years at Georgetown University and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. In addition to being a lecturer, he was an advisory editor to the Middle East Journal, a member of the board of governors of the Middle East Institute in Washington, a past director of American Near East Refugee Aid, and a trustee of Robert College in Istanbul. He is survived by his wife, two children, a sister, and two grandchildren.

1962: Reynold D. Paganelli, SPSBE '62, died on December 16.

1974: John Arthur Crofford, A&S '74, a doctor and actor, died on December 24 of a heart attack while visiting his mother at her home in Iselin, New Jersey. In 1999, Dr. Crofford was named chief of staff of South Lake Hospital in Clermont, Florida.He provided free medical care to the indigent and needy and made house calls to the aged and infirm. He was an accomplished actor and vocalist, performing with the Clermont Moonlight Players, an ensemble troupe for which he also served on the board of directors and as treasurer.

1974: Harriet Granet, A&S '74, principal counsel to the State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland, died on March 21. An expert in taxation, Ms. Granet handled fiduciary, real estate, and investment issues for the agency. She was a member of the board of trustees of the National Cathedral School and was president of the school's National Board of Visitors. She was a member of the Women's Hamilton Street Club and was a former member of the Ruxton-Riderwood-Lake Roland Improvement Association.

1979: Michael John Muss, Engr '79, died in an automobile accident on November 20. Mr. Muss headed the Undergraduate Computer Society while at Hopkins, which did pioneering work with the UNIX operating system. After graduation, he worked for the U.S. Army BRL for 22 years, doing distinguished research in networking and computer graphics.

1985: Timothy Michael McNamara, SAIS '85 (MA), a CIA intelligence officer from 1985 until his medical retirement in late November, died December 12. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, his parents, and a sister.

1998: Rebecca Eddy, A&S '98, died in a car accident near her home in Clockville, New York.

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