Theodore Spaeth Hauschka died Nov. 17, in Boston, following a brief illness. He was 91.
During the 1930s in Philadelphia, Ted taught biology and coached soccer and track at Chestnut Hill Academy. In 1938, he married Elsa Voorhees. After completing his PhD in zoology at UPenn, Ted began his long career in cancer research, first at the Lankenau Hospital in Philadelphia, and later at the Institute for Cancer Research in Fox Chase. During WWII, he was active in tropical disease research. In 1955 he became director of experimental biology at Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo. Ted's many scientific honors include presidency of the American Assn. for Cancer Research in 1961 and life membership in the Corporation of the Marine Biological Laboratory at Woods Hole, Mass.
Ted and Elsa generously supported local cultural and educational programs. As founding members of the Pemaquid Watershed Assn., they established conservation easements on private lands as a vehicle for perpetual preservation of undeveloped wild land.
Ted is survived by two sons, Stephen D. and Peter V., six grandchildren, and one great-grandson. Ted's wife of 61 years, Elsa Voorhees, died May 13, 1999, and his daughter, Margaret, died in 1995.
The Class of 1930