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In memoriam

THE 1920s

ABRAHAM EDEL, BA'27, at New York City, on June 22, 2007.

SAMUEL GODINSKY, BA'27, BCL'30, at Montreal, on October 15, 2007.

THE 1930S

FRED MOREHOUSE, MSc'31, PhD'32, at Montreal, on November 13, 2007.

MARGARET E. FOUNTAIN, BA'32, at Seattle, Wash., on July 6, 2007.

PHILIP B. FRENCH, BEng'34, at Brockville, Ont., on April 12, 2007.

A. BRAM APPEL, BCom'35, at Toronto, on October 8, 2007.

ALICE SIMONS SIEDNER, BA'36, in California, on October 18, 2007.

JUDITH (ORTENBERG) KING, BSc'36, MSc'41, MEd'69, at Montreal, on December 16, 2007.

ARTHUR KNITTLE, DDS'37, at Philadelphia, Pa., on June 11, 2007.

OSWALD WALL, MA'37, at Ottawa, on August 31, 2007.

PETER MALCOLM MACCALLUM, BEng'39, at Perth, Ont., on January 11, 2008.

SOLOMON NATHANSON, BEng'39, at Montreal, on September 5, 2007.

HENRY C. THACHER, MDCM'39, at Augusta, Maine, on May 22, 2007.

THE 1940S

AARON J. BERMAN, BSc'40, MDCM'43, at Great Neck, N.Y., on November 28, 2007.

BARBARA (GIBSONE) HERMIONE, BA'40, at White Rock, B.C., on October 14, 2007.

MURRAY LAPIN, BA'40, MA'41, BCL'44, at Montreal, on July 18, 2007.

DAVID R. MURPHY, BSc'40, MDCM'42, MSc'48, DipSurgery'50, at Montreal, on October 17, 2007.

KIN SETO, MEng'40, at Montreal, on August 15, 2007.

JOHN A. BELFORD, BCom'41, at Oakville, Ont., on October 26, 2007.

THOMAS A. HARVIE, BEng'41, at Oakville, Ont., on September 7, 2007.

KATHLEEN (MACAULY) KILLAM, BA'41, at Yarmouth, N.S., on December 27, 2007.

PATRICIA A. THOMAS, BA'42, at Toronto, Ont., on July 22, 2007.

JOHN WALLACE BEATON, BCom'43, at La Malbaie, Que., on July 30, 2007.

RICHARD R. GALPIN, MDCM'43, at Orchard Lake, Mich., on August 3, 2007.

ROBERT "BOB" BRADBURY KILLAM, BEng'43, at Yarmouth, N.S., on September 30, 2007.

PETER T. LAMPESIS, MDCM'43, on September 5, 2007.

JOHN L. PYE, BA'43, BCL'46, at Chelmsford, Mass., on June 28, 2007.

STEPHEN RABATICH, BSc'44, MDCM'45, at Plaster Rock, N.B., on June 1, 2007.

JOAN E. SPINDLER, BA'44, at Toronto, Ont., on August 10, 2007.

KLAS ERIK G. HELLSTROM, BEng'45, at Lac Marois, Que., on July 23, 2007.

JOHN A. LOCKHART, MDCM'45, at Bath, N.B., on April 3, 3007.

JACK VERMEEREN, MDCM'45, at Sandusky, Ohio, on July 28, 2007.

WILLIAM "BILL" DEWITT CLINTON, BSc'46, BD'56, at Brome, Que., on August 25, 2007.

SYLVIA (VAN STRATEN) KAUFMAN, BSc'46, PhD'50, at Ottawa, on November 13, 2006.

BARBARA TUNIS, BN'46, at Ste. Anne-de-Bellevue, Que., on December 27, 2007.

ROBERT H. BOURNE, BSc'47, DipIntMed'55, MDCM'49, at Montreal, on October 25, 2006.

ROBERT M. BROWN, BSc'47, PhD'51, at Deep River, Ont., on July 7, 2007.

WILLIAM "BILL" PANTON, MDCM'47, at New Westminster, B.C., on December 20, 2007.

LESLIE H. ROSE, BSc'47, in Maine, on August 31, 2007.

BRUCE E. WALKER, BSc'47, MSc'52, PhD'54, at Okemos, Mich., on July 12, 2007.

GEORGE D. ATHANS, MDCM'48, at Vancouver, on February 27, 2007.

CLARKE F. MERRITT, DDS'48, at Montreal, on September 8, 2007.

ROBERT F. SCHARF, MDCM'48, at Bridgewater, N.S., on July 13, 2007.

DONALD B. TOWER, MSc'48, PhD'51, DSc'84, at Gaithersburg, Md., on September 29, 2007.

DEREK WYSE, MDCM'48, DipIntMed'53, at Kitchener, Ont., on June 14, 2007.

JOHN ROBERT (BOB) BERRY, BSc(PE)'49, at Toronto, on December 18, 2007.

HOWARD R. HOGAN, BSc'49, MSc'50, PhD'53, at Montreal, on August 29, 2007.

WALTER KOWAL, BA'49, DDS'55, at Toronto, on August 9, 2007.

LORNE A. MCFADDEN, BSc(Agr)'49, at Truro, N.S., on October 17, 2006.

JOHN L. MCVITTIE, BEng'49, at Ventura, Calif., on April 6, 2007.

THE 1950S

ROBERT B. FULLERTON, BEng'50, at Montreal, on August 31, 2007.

ASHTON W. MULLAN, BSc'50, at Hornby Island, B.C., on October 15, 2007.

HAROLD L. SNYDER, BEng'50, at Kingston, Ont., on September 17, 2007.

SYDNEY H. (BUD) WARD, BCom'50, at New London, N.H., on December 17, 2007.

SAMUEL BOOTH, BEng'51, Dip M&BA'60, at Highland Beach, Fla., on December 26, 2007.

G. ERIC BRADFORD, BScAgr'51, at Sacramento, Calif., on July 29, 2007.

MARGARET L. (WRIGHT) CHRISTIE, Dip(PTh)'51, at Calgary, on September 29, 2007.

HAVELOCK S. "FLIP" LUNAN, BEng'51, DipMgmt'70, at Montreal, on September 2, 2007.

ALFRED POWIS, BCOM'51, one of Canada's most respected business leaders, died on October 10, 2007, in Toronto. As the longtime president of Noranda, he oversaw a remarkable increase in the value of his company's assets—from $700-million in 1968 to $11-billion in 1995. He was keenly interested in public policy and was a founding member of both the C.D. Howe Institute and the Business Council on National Issues. In recognition of his career accomplishments, Alfred was inducted into both the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame and the Canadian Business Hall of Fame.

MICHAEL V. MACINNIS, MDCM'52, at Akron, Ohio, on August 17, 2007.

LAWRENCE D. RHEA, BA'52, MDCM'56, at Tucson, Ariz., on December 27, 2007.

HERBERT O. SPINDLER, BCom'52, at Toronto, on September 9, 2007.

IRWIN ADELSON, BCom'53, at Montreal, on August 15, 2007.

ANN HYDE, BSc(HEc)'53, at Brockville, Ont., on November 26, 2007.

WILLIAM J. TWEED, MEng'53, at New Castle, Wash., on October 21, 2006.

MARTIN D. COLLIER, BEng'54, DipM&BA'61, at Cobourg, Ont., on December 24, 2007.

JOHN S. MACKEEN, BA'54, at Kentville, N.S., on April 6, 2007.

KENNETH G. MARSHALL, BA'54, MDCM'58, at Stratford, Ont., on August 22, 2007.

LETTY TRANT (WATSON) STENASON, DipNursePH'54, at Victoria, B.C., on October 30, 2007.

STANLEY C. MCROBERT, BEng'55, at Mont Tremblant, Que., on December 24, 2007.

ANNE D. (JOHNSON) FISH, BA'56, MSW'59, at Montreal, on September 13, 2007.

BERNARD A. HABER, BSc'56, MSc'57, PhD'63, at Galveston, Texas, on July 23, 2007.

DOROTHY (SEDLEZKY) LEFCORT, Dip(PTH)'57, at Vancouver, B.C., on July 14, 2007.

RUSSELL O'BRIERE, MDCM'57, at Richmond, Va., on September 16, 2007.

MAYER FRANK, BCom'58, at Montreal, on October 3, 2007.

FREDERICK F. ANGUS, BEng'59, BSc'62, at Montreal, on August 10, 2007.

PHILIP A. COLLYNS, BEng'59, at Surrey, England, on July 29, 2007.

THE 1960S

HERMAN SOLTENDIECK, BEng'60, at Sudbury, Ont., on August 6, 2005.

CARLA A. CAMPBELL, BSc'61, at Kelowana, B.C., on November 4, 2007.

RUTH E. HILL, BSc(HEc)'61, at Scarborough, Ont., on October 4, 2007.

ASTON L. SYMES, BSc(Agr)'61, MSc'63, PhD'72, at Mississauga, Ont., on November 4, 2007.

DOUGLAS J. WURTELE, MA'63, PhD'68, at Ottawa, on April 7, 2007.

IRENE LIEBICH, MSW'64, at Montreal, on September 10, 2007.

STUART E. HUMPHREY, BScAgr'68, at London, Ont., on September 16, 2007.

HARRY LAWSON, BScAgr'68, at Kingston, Ont., on January 9, 2008.

THE 1970S

KENNETH J. STEVENSON, BEng'71, at Sarnia, Ont., on June 19, 2007.

MICHEL G. SYLVESTRE, BSc'71, at Montreal, on October 7, 2007.

WILLIAM H. HAUGHTON, BA'73, at Vankleek Hill, Ont., on September 16, 2007.

CECILIA MEAGHER, BN'73, at Moose Jaw, Sask., on August 24, 2007.

ERNEST BUTLER, BEd'74, at Montreal, on August 29, 2007.

GAIL RAY EL BAROUDI, BA'74, MBA'76, at Toronto, on August 3, 2007.

LEA A. HODIENER, MEd'74, at L'Orignal, Ont., on October 9, 2007.

SANDRA FROSST, BSW'76, MSW'77, at Montreal, on July 4, 2007.

ROMAN V. KOBYLANSKY, BA'78, at Montreal, on August 20, 2002.

GAIL G. VALASKAKIS, PHD'79, one of Canada's foremost authorities on aboriginal media, passed away on July 19, 2007 in Ottawa. Gail was a former dean of Concordia University's Faculty of Arts and Science and the co-founder of Manitou College, the first post-secondary institution in eastern Canada created specifically to serve aboriginal students. Gail was also the research director for the Aboriginal Healing Foundation, which manages the $350-million healing fund established by the federal government to help natives cope with the legacy of residential schools.

THE 1980S

IAN MICHAEL RUBINS, BSc'83, MDCM'87, MSc'92, at Connecticut, on January 23, 2008.

GHITA SCHNEIDERMAN, BA'83, at Montreal, on April 21, 2007.

RICHARD FLINT, BA'84, in England, on April 18, 2007.

SUZETTE (SOUTH) BANGOURA, Cert SpEd'88, at Montreal, on October 11, 2007.

DENISE (DOUMMAR) DERMARKAR, BA'89, DipColTeach'90, at Montreal, on August 15, 2007.


WILLIAM T. BOOTH, BA'50, Professor of English, at Montreal, on October 10, 2007.

JOAN E. GILDAY, Faculty of Management, at Knowlton, Que., on August 11, 2007.

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