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Fall 2011






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In Memoriam

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Charles M. Fogel, MA ’38 & BA ’35, of Amherst, N.Y., emeritus professor of civil engineering at UB and an active supporter of his alma mater for decades, died 05.20.11. Fogel served under six UB chancellors and presidents, and received the first UB President’s Medal in 1990 for exemplary service to the university. Other honors include the UB Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award.

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Julie A. Baker, MD ’07, PhD ’07, MS ’00 & BA ’97, of Providence, R.I., a resident physician affiliated with Women and Infants Hospital at Brown University, died 04.26.11, following a short respiratory illness. Baker was poised to return to Buffalo as a physician-researcher after her residency ended in June. She often expressed gratitude for her UB education, having received all four of her degrees from the university.


William J. Flynn, JD ’40, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.14.11

Carl H. Hepp, BS ’40, of Clearwater, Fla. 12.17.10

Beatrice N. Smith, MSW ’43 & CERT ’42, of Clearwater, Fla. 03.14.11

Mario J. Violante, DDS ’44, of Lewiston, N.Y. 04.06.09

George M. Ellis, MD ’45, of Connersville, Ind. 07.21.10

Thomas W. Morgan, MD ’46, of Fort Myers, Fla. 12.28.10

Martha W. Rousos, JD ’46 & BA ’45, of Kansas City, Mo. 10.12.10

Isadore E. Silverstein, BS ’47, of Boynton Beach, Fla. 12.23.10

Ethel B. Hopkins, EdM ’48 & EdB ’45, of Cheektowaga, N.Y. 10.23.09

Francis J. Frantz, DDS ’49, of Warsaw, N.Y. 05.07.09

Hans E. Haage, BS ’49, of Windsor, Colo. 02.20.09

Arthur L. Weaver, BS ’49, of Chittenango, N.Y. 10.20.10


Arnold B. Gardner, BA ’50, of Lancaster, N.Y. 12.26.10

Luke C. Owens, JD ’51, of Grand Island, N.Y. 11.10.10

Raymond C. Schweizer, BS ’51, of Pittsburgh, Pa. 02.15.11

Robert J. Dunning, DDS ’52, of Port Saint Lucie, Fla. 01.05.11

Harold R. Drucker, DDS ’57, of Delray Beach, Fla. 09.27.10

Robert H. Evans, PMCert ’57, DDS ’52 & BA ’48, of Sarasota, Fla. 03.23.111

Elizabeth L. Dribben, BA ’58, of New York City, N.Y. 01.20.11

David J. Birmingham, AS ’59, of Salamanca, N.Y. 08.09.09


Michael E. McNerney, BS ’61, of Port Orange, Fla. 08.04.10

Paul W. Dolloff, JD ’62, of San Marcos, Texas 01.26.11

Justin F. Sucato, BS ’62, of Plano, Texas 11.16.10

Theodore F. Fluchradt, BS ’63, of Leesburg, Fla. 03.13.10

Victor J. Gagliardi, JD ’65 & BS ’61, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.27.10

Werner A. Huber, MS ’66, of Elma, N.Y. 12.01.10

Joseph J. Fitzsimmons, EdB ’67, of Lake St. Louis, Mo. 01.17.11

Richard C. Hall, DDS ’67, BA ’61 & BS ’61, of Pompano Beach, Fla. 02.17.11

Charles H. Jenkins, BS ’67, of Fort Myers, Fla. 10.30.10

DayAnn Key-Kennedy, EdD ’67, of Twin Mountain, N.H. 05.14.09

Robert E. Halfacre, MBA ’68, of Gainesville, Fla. 10.28.10

James R. Husvar, BS ’68, of Hamilton, Ohio. 10.18.10


Carlos G. Lamas, MA ’71 & EdM ’68, of Hialeah Gardens, Fla. 05.01.10

Emanuel J. Fried, PhD ’74, MA ’72 & BA ’71, of Kenmore, N.Y. 02.25.11

David B. Ingram, PhD ’74, of Oviedo, Fla. 01.02.10

Charlotte A. Winer, BA ’74, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.15.11

John J. Black, PhD ’79 & MS ’70, of Clarence, N.Y. 04.06.09


Gertrude Dommer, MLS ’80 & BA ’73, of Las Vegas, Nev. 10.15.10

Alva M. Martin, BA ’81, of Fort Erie, Ontario. 10.30.10


SueAnn W. Ames, PhD ’93, MS ’66 & BS ’61, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.10.10

Jennifer E. Neill, BS ’99, of Clarence, N.Y. 02.12.09

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