ERIC WEFALD died in a car accident near Bordeaux, France, on Aug. 31, 1989, along with his wife, Mary Mansfield, and his motherinlaw, Margaret Mansfield. Eric obtained an M.A. in philosophy from Princeton in 1985 and was completing a doctorate in artificial intelligence at U.C.Berkeley at the time of his death. Found among Eric's effects was a partially completed translation of Aeschylus's AGAMEMNON, upon which he had been working. Eric had studied at both St. John's College, Annapolis, and at Cornell Univ. He is survived by his parents, Emile Huang and Harold Ellingson Wefald; his sisters, Verna and Susan; and his brother, Franklin '81. Eric is remembered by many who shared their years at Princeton with him as an individual of rare kindness, intelligence, and principle.
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