|Clifton W. Bolieau 25, retired head mechanical engineer, design division, Tennessee Valley Authority, and commander, Public Health Services; Oct. 25, 2002. Robert D. Stiehler 30, retired distinguished scientist with the National Bureau of Standards, leader of U.S. delegation to ISO, and civic activist; Oct. 8, 2002. Clifford S. Ades 31, retired head of structural engineering, Bendix Corp; Sept. 25, 2002. Chester R. Weil 31, retired professional engineer, Niagara Mohawk, volunteer fireman, and active community member; Dec. 20, 2002. Hugh P. Scott 33, retired senior editor, Electrical Construction and Maintenance magazine, photographer, and WWII Navy veteran; Nov. 11, 2002. Robert E. Street 33, professor emeritus of aeronautics and astronautics, University of Washington, who was active in conservation groups; Oct. 5, 2002. Vincent L. Casey 34, retired physician, Endicott, N.Y.; Aug. 28, 2002. George M. Dabbs 34, retired project coordinator, E&F Construction Co., and model train enthusiast; Oct. 4, 2002.
Milton Chazen 35, retired captain, U.S. Naval Reserve, and former president, Chazen Companies; April 16, 2002. Frank M. Platts 36, retired from Standard Oil (now Exxon) for whom he worked many years in Aruba, active in community affairs; Nov. 8, 2002. Sebastian J. Ruggeri 36, flamboyant defense attorney in Franklin County, Mass., active in Democratic politics with ties to the Kennedys, active in service organizations and the bar association, and WWII Army Air Corps veteran; Nov. 3, 2002. Richard H. Edwards 37, retired principal engineer, N.Y.S. Department of Transportation; July 29, 2002. Arthur J. Hoe 37, owner of Hoe Sportcar Co., antique car renovator specializing in Duesenbergs, historical society president, and WWII Army veteran; Sept. 19, 2002. William J. Gander 38, retired chief, aero test engineering, Grumman Corp.; June 1, 2002. Seymour S. Seider 38, retired president, BSC Industries; Oct. 1, 2001. R. Gordon Campbell 39, former senior aerodynamicist, B.F. Goodrich Co., research scientist, Cleveland Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory, and professor at Rensselaer and the Hartford Graduate Center; Nov. 23, 2002. Kenneth H. Taylor 39, of Pompton Plains, N.J.; Oct. 9, 2002.
Merle B. Whitney 40, retired meteorologist, U.S. Government, and U.S. Air Force captain; Aug. 11, 2002. Albert J. Fiumara 41, retired from General Electric, recipient of the Space Pioneer Medal by the U.S. government for his work on the Corona satellite program; Oct. 23, 2002. William J. Powers 41, retired chief, organic materials branch, U.S. Army, and board of education president; Oct. 9, 2002. Robert J. Alley 42, retired vice president, individual insurance operation, Cigna Corp., and decorated WWII veteran; Dec. 12, 2002. George R. Holzman 42, Ph.D. 51, retired senior engineer, IBM Corp., and WWII Navy veteran; Dec. 26, 2001. Enrique A. Romagosa 42, retired senior production engineer, Quaker Oats Chemical, Fla., and former manager, sugar cane plantation and cattle ranch in Cuba; Oct. 19, 2002. Warren A. Cornell 43, retired manager, Bell Laboratories, and avid hiker; Sept. 26, 2002. Philip S. Hanson 43, metallurgical engineer and businessman, patent holder, and Manhattan Project veteran; Nov. 1, 2002. Edward C. Nelson 43, Ph.D. 53, former engineer with Driver Harris Co., Carpenter Technology, Amax Corp., former professor, and WWII Navy veteran; July 18, 2002.
Gene D. MacDaniel 45, retired engineer and plant designer and manager, Sealright Co. and Atlantic Refining, and pro bono advisor on land use and development issues; Feb. 18, 2002. Bruce W. Nyland 45, retired manager, maintenance of way planning, Conrail Corp; Oct. 4, 2002. Robert E. Cordingley 47, retired from Avco Corp.; Nov. 24, 2002. William J. Keim, M.S. 47, retired U.S. Navy captain, pilot, and avid wildlife conservationist; Oct. 10, 2002. Robert E. Slothower 47, former president, Turbo Dynetics Inc.; April 17, 2001. Daniel Spiegel 47, retired senior vice president, Tishman Realty and Construction, whose projects included the TWA terminal at JFK airport, the World Trade Center, and EPCOT Center, active Rensselaer volunteer, and Navy veteran; Dec. 4, 2002. Berit A. Wilcox 47, former chemist at Pfizer Pharmaceutical Co. and the Rockefeller Foundation, and former X-ray spectroscopist at American Cyanamid Co.; Sept. 2, 2002.
Kurt I. Igler 48, retired engineer with GE, including work on Polaris, Manned Orbiting Laboratory, and classified programs, and WWII Army veteran; Sept. 22, 2002. Machado Mead 48, retired business administrator, Shipman & Goodwin, former vice president and treasurer, DeBell and Richardson Plastic Research Co., and Navy veteran; Sept. 12, 2002. J. Bernard Real 48, retired dentist, Rome, N.Y., and WWII Navy veteran; Nov. 1, 2002. Charles B. Smith 48, retired partner in the law firm Fish & Neave; Feb. 24, 2002. Donald E. Spencer 48, businessman, planning commissioner, and WWII Navy veteran; Aug. 13, 2002. Donald E. Heyburn 49, retired senior vice president, Babcock & Wilcox, Army veteran and Bronze Star recipient; Oct. 4, 2002. James E. Kimble 49, retired design engineer, Goodyear Aerospace; August 2002. Russell A. Newell 49, retired chief engineer, RCA, financial planner and first vice president, Smith Barney, and WWII Army Air Corps veteran; Nov. 2, 2002. Harry A. Van Dyke 49, architect in New York City and Columbia County, known for his work on historic projects and restoration; Nov. 4, 2002.
Richard M. Collins 50, retired postmaster, Watervliet, N.Y., and WWII Army veteran; Nov. 3, 2002. William J. Kahn 50, retired electrical engineer, Biddle Instruments, formerly with GE Aerospace Division, and WWII Army veteran; July 10, 2002. Millard G. Mayo 50, M.M.E 59, retired design engineer, Hamilton Standard Division of United Technologies, patent holder, and U.S. Navy aviator veteran; Dec. 21, 2002. Richard L. Neal 50, former senior engineer, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, and Army Air Corps veteran; Aug. 26, 2002. Edward J. Sabol 50, retired manager, systems, General Electric Co., formerly with Curtiss-Wright Corp., and WWII Army veteran; Sept. 27, 2002. Walter J. Dempsey 51, retired from CE-Lummus, formerly with Combustion Engineering and Foster Wheeler Engineering, building process plants, and WWII Navy veteran; Aug. 2, 2002. Theodore M. Ducharme 51, retired manager of employee relations, Chevron Overseas Petroleum Inc., and Navy veteran; Dec. 11, 2002. Thomas J. Judge 51, retired chairman of Austin Co., an engineering and construction company based in Cleveland, Ohio; Dec. 2, 2002. Ladson K. Saylor 51, retired missionary architect in Costa Rica, and WWII Army veteran; Aug. 20, 2002. Roger P. Strang 51, retired manager, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, village mayor, fire company president, Scoutmaster, and Army veteran; Aug. 23, 2002. David H. Warren 51, retired seismologist, U.S. Geological Survey, former geophysicist, Standard Oil of California, and avid sailor; Oct. 13, 2002.
John M. Clarke 52, chemical engineer for Mobil Chemical Co. and NL Industries, high school teacher, active in Presbyterian Church, and Navy veteran; Nov. 25, 2002. Charles E. Diehl 52, retired vice president and treasurer, George Washington University, WWII Army veteran, and retired Navy commander; Aug. 20, 2002. David G. Kroehle 52, retired vice president, Peerless Electric Co., licensed stockbroker, active community member, and Army Air Corps veteran; Dec. 23, 2002. Raymond M. Just 52, retired vice president and general manager, Amesbury Industries; Dec. 11, 2002. Frank B. Williams 52, retired vice president, product integrity, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft; Dec. 3, 2002. Peter J. Fillingham 53, retired researcher, Lucent Technologies, consultant for Singer Corp., active in N.J. Computer Society, and WWII Navy veteran; fall 2002. James A. Jennings 53, retired from Hamilton Standard/United Technologies, patent holder, pioneer in wind turbines, and Korean War veteran; Sept. 6, 2002. William A. Merrick 53, retired regional manager, Dresser-Rand Industries, active in Marco Island, Fla., community and U.S. Power Squadron, and Navy veteran; Oct. 11, 2002. Jerry J. Preslopsky 53, of Beverly Hills, Fla.; Oct. 7, 2001.
Frank B. Dargue 54, retired electronic engineer, Bell Labs, active in Boy Scouts and ham radio, and WWII and Korean War Navy veteran; Sept. 6, 2002. Jon K. Edwards 56, M.E.E. 61, retired senior product engineer, Eastman Kodak Co., and electronics instructor, Genesee Community College; October 2002. Robert D. Moody 57, retired senior engineer, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and Navy veteran; Oct. 7, 2002. Vincent C. Vasile 57, retired electrical engineer, IBM, active in Alpha Chi Rho; Dec. 6, 2002. Irving L. Barger, M.M.G. 58, former vice president and general manager, Aerojet-General Corp.; March 22, 2002. Donald J. Trapp, M.S. 59, retired from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, and WWII Navy veteran; Oct. 18, 2002.
Robert E. Lee 60, retired president, United Lens Co., active community member in Brattleboro, Vt., and Air Force veteran; Dec. 13, 2002. John S. Peterson 60, self-employed industrial engineer, former manager, Litton Industries, and Korean War Navy veteran; Sept. 23, 2002. David A. Gustas 61, facilities planner, department of correctional services, state of New York; Dec. 15, 2002. S. Gary Livecchi 66, M.S. 74, vice president, Fort Monmouth operations for Titan Systems, and retired decorated Army colonel; Sept. 12, 2002. Robert D. OBrien 67, architect in Hartford, Conn., then with Ann Folsom Smith firm in Bradenton, Fla.; Oct. 27, 2002.
Richard C. Hughes, M.S. 70, physics and science teacher, Bethlehem Central School District, active in Greenpeace, Habitat for Humanity, Farm Land Trust, and others; Oct. 11, 2002. Julian J. Wu, Ph.D. 70, chief, mathematics division and associate director, U.S. Army Research Office in Research Triangle Park; Sept. 13, 2002. William H. Moore 71, former systems engineering manager, EDS and Blue Cross-Blue Shield, and Army National Guard veteran; Oct. 23, 2002. Peter B. Del Santo 75, medical doctor, involved in academic and clinical endovascular surgery, member U.S. Masters weightlifting team; Oct. 15, 2002. Kenneth I. Oliver 77, software engineer for Sockeye Networks, formerly for Cisco Systems and Celox, active with Nashoba Learning Group for autistic children; Aug. 11, 2002. James N. Catalano, M.S. 79, employed by Hamilton Sundstrand, an Eagle Scout and troop leader; Sept. 14, 2002. Pierre Thibault 81, owner, Progressive Cleaning and Management Services, and former professional hockey player; Dec 25, 2002.
Harry F. Herbrandson, professor emeritus of chemistry at Rensselaer, 1949-1986; Nov. 12, 2002. Robert A. McDonald, clinical assistant professor in Rensselaers Lally School of Management and Technology; Oct. 29, 2002.
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