|Newton P. Taylor 24, retired vice president and chief of engineering, Alcan Laboratories Ltd.; March 4. Ellsworth T. Candee 27, retired president, Buell Industries, and Highland Manufacturing, founder, Technicraft Manufacturing, and active in civic affairs in Watertown, Conn.; Jan. 26. James F. Hoffman Sr. 28, retired founder of Hoffman Engineers and Surveyors, N.Y.S. Engineer of the Year in 1958, longtime president of the Class of 28, and WWII Army veteran; Feb. 10.
John G. Hamill 30, retired vice president, Associated Construction Co., former professional engineer for the state of Connecticut, and active in professional societies; Feb. 13. Everett F. Johnson Jr. 33, of Franklin, Va., retired design project engineer, DuPont; Feb. 19, 2001. Frank Kozma 33, retired chemical engineer with Westvaco for 42 years; Feb. 9. Frederick W. Kelley Jr. 34, retired from GE, holder of 45 patents and awarded GEs Fulcrum award to inventors, founder of Electro Conversion Analytics, and musician; Jan 4.
Valentine E. Dyer 34, retired civil engineer, Bienstock & Lucchesi, P.C., and Westinghouse Electric Corp., longtime officer of the Class of 1934 and the 50 Year Club, Patroon of Rensselaer, and retired Army colonel, C.E., April 27. Richard L. Caldwell 35, retired branch manager, Foxboro Co., and Navy Seabees veteran; Dec. 21, 2001. Gordon W. Kidder 35, retired chemical engineer and specialist engineering manager, DuPont, and active in his community; March 3. Henry S. Rogers 35, retired president, Hughes-Foulkrod Construction Co., and WWII Navy veteran; Feb. 7. James M. Tuite 35, former president, Jim Tuite Co., of Dallas, Texas; Sept. 16, 2001.
John R. Crellin 37, retired co-founder, Crellin Plastics (Sunoco Crellin), active in his community, and boating and flying enthusiast; Feb. 15. Wilbur J. Dooley 37, former visual services branch chief, Food & Drug Administration; March 13. Roger R. Horton 37, retired director, patents & licenses, ICI Americas Inc.; Jan. 9. John L. Rathbun 38, retired vice president and treasurer, Hutchison-Rathbun Inc., a building supply company in Rochester, N.Y., and WWII Navy Seabees veteran; Jan. 1. Paul F. Hawkins 39, retired chemical engineer, Exxon Corp.; Nov. 19, 2001.
Bernard F. Anderson 40, retired chemist, DuPont; Feb. 20. Robert K. Hoffman 40, M.S. 48, former biochemist with the U.S. government; Feb. 5. George R. Holzman 42, Ph.D. 51, retired senior engineer, IBM, formerly with Behr-Manning and the Mellon Institute, and WWII Navy veteran; Dec. 26, 2001. Henry W. Krager 44, retired environmental engineer, Gibbs & Hill Inc., and WWII Army veteran; Feb. 19. David Preston 44, of North Sullivan, Maine, retired, sales, National Steel; Aug. 30, 2001.
Herbert H. Jacob 46, retired chairman, Ajax Paving Industries; March 1. Ernest B. Hollister 47, retired project manager, Turner Construction Co., choral singer, and WWII Army veteran; Jan. 30. Joseph H. Judd 47, retired aerospace engineer for NASA, and WWII Navy veteran; Feb. 19. Walter M. Saladik 47, former project engineer, National Park Service, designer of Cape Cods bike trail, named Citizen of the Year, 1989, in Haddonfield, N.J., and Navy veteran; Feb. 4. Norman L. Scott 49, a designer of power plants, retired from Commonwealth Associates, and WWII Navy veteran; June 1, 2001.
Robert E. Anderson 50, retired supervisor, Niagara Mohawk, a founder of the New York Power Pool, and WWII Navy veteran; Dec. 15, 2001. Donald P. Maslen 50, M.M.G. 65, retired U.S. Air Force test pilot and chief of maintenance for military advisory group, and retired math teacher, Goffstown (N.H.) Area High School; Aug. 4, 2001. Charles P. Matalas 50, retired plant supervisor and principal mechanical engineer, Allied Signal Corp., and WWII Merchant Marine and Navy veteran; Dec. 10, 2001. Robert H. Pursel 50, of Troy, N.Y., retired leasing officer, N.Y.S. Office of General Services; Oct. 26, 2001. Patrick J. Sullivan 50, retired president, Rigel Specialty Papers, James River Corp., active in paper industry associations, and WWII veteran; Jan. 5. Richard A. Wiita 51, retired principal engineer, N.Y.S. Department of Transportation; June 30, 2001. Joseph T. Boyle 52, retired project engineer, Bechtel Power Corp.; April 5, 2001. Roy E. Byington Sr. 52, retired electrical engineer and patent holder for Raytheon Co., and U.S. Army Signal Corps veteran; Feb. 15. John L. Clark 52, retired valuation engineer, Bethlehem Steel Corp., and Orchard Park, N.Y., school board member; Feb. 26. Maurice W. Grady 52, former N.Y.S. sanitary engineer; Oct. 1982.
Thomas A. Eddy 53, retired chief engineer, bearing and brake shoe products, Abex Corp., and WWII Army Air Corps veteran; May 6, 2001. George M. Tetsuka 54, retired member of technical staff, California Institute of Technology; Aug. 4, 2001. Robert E. Lenhart, M.S. 55, retired metallurgical engineer with GE, and WWII Navy veteran; February 2002. Morris L. Schwisberg 57; Jan. 29, 1998. Todd F. Walsh 58, retired orthodontist in San Jose, Calif., later a real estate broker and bank loan officer, former Navy officer, lacrosse coach, and enthusiastic correspondent for the Class of 1958; May 1. Herbert S. Gawronski, M.S. 59, retired division chief, Watervliet Arsenal, and Army veteran; Nov. 9, 2001.
Warren E. Mayott 60, director of technical services at Electric Boat, a premier welding engineer, who pioneered the use of ultrasonic testing of welds; Jan. 5. John G. Leschen, M.S. 66, Ph.D. 71; Nov. 17, 2001. William D. MacDonald 67, former director, contracts and procurement, Eastman Kodak Co.; Jan. 27.
Gloria Potter Gagola 70, retired assistant professor, Texas A&M; Jan. 17. Walter Kuehn Jr., M.S. 70, former consultant, Harding Lawson Associates, and owner, Walter Kuehn; Feb. 25. Terrie L. Batdorf, M.S. 75, 26-year employee and vice president, Citibank NA; Dec. 27, 2001. David P. Belyung, Ph.D. 97, member, the American Chemical Society and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; Jan. 31.
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