|Elmar A.H. Smith 26, former planning engineer for New Jersey Bell; Feb. 1.
Delmont Z. Stremlau 27, retired manager, Connecticut Valley Power Exchange, and active volunteer; March 4.
William B. Fink 34, former vice president, Teeling, Spindler, and Fink, Engineers, and founder of W.B. Fink Associates (now HA2F Consultants in Engineering), and an active volunteer in his church, the hospital, and scouts, among others; Feb. 19.
Ralph D. Nelson, M.S. 36, professor emeritus of mathematical sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and former manager of the West Point and Annapolis Text Book Co.; Feb. 15.
Raymond F. Nelson 40, retired manager of accounting, University of New Mexico, former accountant, Ranger Aircraft and Hughes Plumbing Supply, and lifelong runner; May 20, 1999.
Leslie Ackerman 41, retired manager, technical services, W.R. Grace & Co., former research specialist and commodity manager, U.S. Rubber Co., and active scout leader; Jan. 26.
William H. Baldwin 41, retired sales engineer, Industrial Sales Division, General Electric, active in GEs Elfun Society and church work, and class correspondent for Rensselaer magazine; Feb. 14.
John M. Parks, M.S. 41, Ph.D. 42, retired chairman, science department, Lincoln Electric Co., and former faculty member at Rensselaer; 2001.
Edward W. Spellman 42, retired principal engineer with the New York State Department of Transportation, and WWII Navy veteran; Feb. 11.
Warren A. Gardner 44, owner and president, Solar Metal Treating Co., formerly with Naval Ordnance Laboratory, Hyatt Bearings GMC, and Aluminum Co. of America; Feb. 13.
Stephen W. Rowen 45, retired director of government contracts and assistant to the president of Raytheon Co., and WWII Navy veteran; Feb. 8.
Frederick A. Moynihan 46, retired senior principal engineer, Honeywell Inc. and Loral Infrared & Imaging Systems; Oct. 23, 2000.
Chesterfield F. Seibert 46, retired executive vice president, Pall Corp., former president, Higgins Supply Co., former CEO, Marietta Corp., and WWII Army veteran; Jan. 10.
Kenneth R. Finken 47, retired staff electrical engineer, Government Communications System Division, Harris Corp.; Jan. 4.
Richard P. Foster 47, former product application engineer, Gulf Research & Development, active in professional associations, and fresh- and salt-water sailor; March 15.
Robert P. Migra 47, former project supervisor for NASA Lewis Research Center, overseeing the development of nuclear fuels, space power systems, and wind- and solar-power systems, and WWII Navy veteran; Feb. 11.
Joseph P. Ulasewicz 47, longtime TV executive who served as vice president in charge of NBCs operations and technical services, and former division vice president and general manager, RCA mobile communications systems; March 9.
Robert H. Ostrander 49, of Menands, N.Y.; Jan. 13.
Edward J. Winsor 51, retired adviser to the vice president for engineering, Exxon Research and Engineering Co., whose expertise was in the field of large motors, and WWII Army veteran; March 3.
Benedict L. Minerva 52, former associate, Weiskopf & Pickworth LLP; Jan. 6.
Vicente Vazquez 55, of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico; 2000.
Philip A. Thompson, 57, M.S. 59, professor emeritus, mechanical engineering (1960-93), at Rensselaer, a member of the NAE and fellow of ASME, and Army veteran; March 23.
William J. Dorson Jr. 58, MCH 60, professor emeritus of bioengineering at Arizona State University, an early founder of bioengineering education, and a pioneer in the development of artificial internal organs; Sept. 30, 2000.
Robert F. Sammataro 61, MCE 62, project leader for Proto-Power Corp., retired after 35 years at General Dynamics-Electric Boat Division, and active in professional societies; April 2001.
George P. Allen 63, M.S. 65, former chief of clastic, Total Exploration Laboratory; September 1999.
Stephen B. Zimmerman, M.E. 66, partner with Accenture, previously Andersen Consulting LLP, and a P.C. Ricketts Society Patroon of Rensselaer; April 1.
Daniel F. Holt 98, fiber-optics engineer with Corning in Wilmington, Del., former lab technician for Byrne Dairy, and former teaching assistant in Rensselaers physics department; Feb. 4.
Robert R. Smith, professor emeritus, management policy and organization, Rensselaer (1952-1982; and at the Rome Air Base MBA program until 1992), an original member of Rensselaers management engineering department; March 11.
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