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Henry Thomas Heald II ’56

Published in Jan. 23, 1991, issue

HENRY DIED of heart complications in Miami, Fla., Oct. 7, 1990. He was born Dec. 9, 1933, in Grand Rapids, Mich., and grew up in Scarsdale, N.Y. An honors graduate from Deerfield Academy, Henry majored in sociology at Princeton. During his junior year, Henry changed his name from Leo Jiranek Jr., taking the name of his maternal grandfather.

After graduation and a brief career at 'Waste King Corp., Henry earned his Ph.D. in sociology from USC. He taught at the Univ. of New Zealand and at the Univ. of St. Thomas until health problems caused him to stop. Henry was an avid sailor throughout his life and sailed extensively in the Pacific.

Henry is survived by his mother, Alice Heald Updike, and his two brothers, Robert Jiranek '52 and James Jiranek '55. To all of them the Class extends its sympathy.

The Class of 1956

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