Current Issue

Mar.†4, 2009

Vol. 109, No. 9


Memorials by Class: 1978

Steven K. Baker '78

Steve died June 1, 2002, and we lost a brilliant and compassionate classmate. He was a scholar, a lover of the outdoors, and a member of the Footnotes and of Terrace...

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Gail Davidow Clough '78

Gail died Feb. 29, 2004, after a long, valiant struggle with cancer.Her extraordinary courage and determined optimism throughout her illness ‚€” "a battle I never sought...

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Myles Connors '78

Myles Connors died June 17, 2010. He grew up in Huntington, N.Y., and graduated from Cold Spring Harbor High School before coming to Princeton, where he majored in...

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Susan Emlet '78

After an 11-year battle with brain cancer, Susan died Feb. 19, 2003. She met the challenge with courage, grace, and peace of mind.Susan majored in sociology and earned...

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Thomas Montgomery Evaul '78

Chip died June 23, 2004, in Long Beach, Calif., after a four-and-a-half-year battle with breast cancer. He was 49.He grew up in Merchantville, N.J., and attended the...

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Judith D. Feder '78

Judy died April 23, 2010, after an eight-year battle with metastatic breast cancer. † Following her acceptance at Princeton, she dropped out of White Plains (N.Y.)...

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Gerard P. Fitzgibbons '78

OUR CLASS LOST one of its better known and well liked members on Mar. 3, 1992, when Gerard (Gerry) P. Fitzgibbons died from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle...

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Joel Grobtuch '78

Joel Grobtuch was killed in a car collision in Ulster County, N.Y., July 30, 1995. He and his wife, Janice Isaac, were struck while taking a weekend drive. Janice was...

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Gregory G. Harding '78 *89

The class lost a dedicated teacher with the July 9, 1997, death of Gregory Harding. Greg died in Tacoma, Wash., where he was visiting assistant professor of philosophy...

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Gregory E. Johnson '78

Gregory Johnson died Feb. 1, 2011, after a struggle with lung cancer. Greg grew up in Summit, N.J., graduated from Summit High School, and entered Princeton with the...

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Roy J. Kessler '78

ROY KESSLER, 35, died of lymphoma at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles Oct. 25, 1991. Raised on Long Island, he majored in comparative literature at Princeton. Many...

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W. Kirby Lockhart '78

W. Kirby Lockhart died of a heart attack Apr. 10, 2003.Kirby's hometown was Fort Smith, Ark., where he excelled at football at Northside HS. He set passing records,...

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Craig A. MacCallum '78

Craig MacCallum, of Montclair, N.J., died May 31, 2013, in an airplane accident. Craig was raised in New Hartford, N.Y. An Eagle Scout and graduate of New Hartford High...

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Michael J. Malvern '78

Mike died April 6, 2011, after a courageous 27-year struggle with multiple sclerosis. He came to Princeton from St. Louis Country Day School and lived in Holder Hall...

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Stephen Mantell '78

Stephen Mantell died Aug. 4, 2009, while vacationing with his family in Goose Rocks Beach, Maine. He had battled a rare fibrosarcoma as well as two other types of cancer...

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Timothy M. Mcnamara '78

Tim died at home in Falls Church, Va., on Dec. 12, 2000, surrounded by family. He had head and neck cancer.Tim came to Princeton from Lakenheath H.S., in England. A...

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David Melemed '78

David died Feb. 29, 2000, of a heart attack. Math and analytical process came easily to him, and his other interests at Princeton were widespread. He was active with...

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Mark Allan Miller '78

Mark Allan Miller died of AIDS Dec. 23, 1992, in L.A., where he lived and worked as a lawyer.Mark was valedictorian of Fairfax H.S. in L.A. He enrolled at Princeton with...

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Scott Opler '78

SCOTT OPLER died of complications from AIDS at Harvard's Stillman Infirmary July 7, 1993. Scott was a Ph.D. candidate in 15th and 16thcentury Italian Renaissance...

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Paul Rake '78

Paul died in Oct. 12, 2012, in New Milford, Conn., after undergoing treatment for a†heart ailment. He studied psychology, engineering, and physics at Princeton and after...

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Laura Elisabeth Sanders '78

Cancer claimed a dear classmate when Laura, "LB," died in May 2002, of ovarian cancer. She fought the disease for four years, to store up a lifetime of memories for her...

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Valerio Simini '78 *81

An exceptionally cultured architect and author, Valerio died Nov. 5, 2014, of an aneurysm at his home in Lucca, Italy. Valerio, who spoke four languages fluently, was...

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Alan Talkington '78

Our class lost its Frisbee master when Alan died Nov. 18, 2014, from a rare, rapid neurodegeneration. Alan graduated magna cum laude from the Woodrow Wilson School...

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Robert Thomas '78

Robert “B.T.” Thomas of Sinking Spring, Pa., died Nov. 5, 2012, of complications from pancreatitis. A native of Tacoma, Wash., he majored in politics at Princeton,...

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Bruce Fairfax Wood '78

A construction accident took Bruce's life Jan. 19, 2002. He came to us from Trinidad, then returned home carrying the friendships and love of Princeton that grew over...

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