BRUCE LLOYD REINHART *56, professor of mathematics at the Univ. of Maryland, died of cancer at his home in University Park July 19, 1988. A native of Reading, Penn., he received his bachelor's degree (Phi Beta Kappa) from Lehigh Univ. and went on to earn an M.A. and Ph.D. in mathematics at Princeton. Subsequent to receiving his doctorate he taught briefly at Princeton and at the Univ. of Chicago. He was appointed to the mathematics faculty at Maryland in 1959 and taught there until his death. in 1965 he was promoted to the rank of full professor. During sabbatical leaves he had served as visiting professor at the Max Planck Inst. in Bonn, Germany, and at Peking Univ. in the People's Republic of China. Professor Reinhart was awarded both Fulbright and NATO fellowships and was honored on several occasions for his achievements in the field of topology. He was active as a layman in the Unitarian Church. Surviving are his wife, Virginia, three children, his mother, two brothers, and one sister.

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