Winter 2021–2022

News, Notes, and Nods: In Memoriam

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Remembering the alumni and members of the Babson community who have passed recently:

Robert Markus, of Westwood, Massachusetts, died on June 20. He taught graduate and undergraduate students at Babson for 11 years and was honored four times with the Undergraduate Professor of the Year Award in 1999, 2000, 2002, and 2003. He also was president and CEO of Ballagh & Thrall Inc., a Philadelphia international trading company, from 1985 to 1992; and group CEO of several specialty chemical firms of Venesta International Ltd., of London.

Bruce Dupree Clemmons ’46, of Pearland, Texas, May 24, 2020

Leo deSanctis ’50, of Everett, Massachusetts, May 11

Robert William McArthur ’50, of Cranford, New Jersey, May 17

Rodman Hazard Leavell ’53, of Dover, New Hampshire, June 2

Robert Herrick Trewhella ’54, of Natick, Massachusetts, May 5

John J. Mazzone ’55, of West Dennis, Massachusetts, Aug. 25

Bruce Floyd Avery ’57, P’89, of Woodstock, New Hampshire, July 31

James J. Cotter MBA’57, of Needham, Massachusetts, Sept. 22

Richard Everett Pierce Jr. ’58, of Williamstown, Massachusetts, Aug. 4

Oreste C. Carbone ’59, of Athol, Massachusetts, Aug. 6

Gordon R. Cole ’59, P’84, of Worcester, Massachusetts, Aug. 5

Edward Kittredge ’59, of New York, New York, Sept. 28

William L. Knight ’59, P’87, of Boca Raton, Florida, July 14

Joseph W. Sweeney ’60, P’86, of South Harwich, Massachusetts, May 31

Hargreaves Heap III ’61, MBA’71, of Yarmouth, Massachusetts, Aug. 28

John Dunston Waddy II ’61, of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, May 25

Richard Carter Hobbs Jr. ’62, of Providence, Rhode Island, July 31

Philip Bickford Rand ’62, MBA’63, of Pompano Beach, Florida, June 18

John Charles Bacon ’63, of North Fort Myers, Florida, June 23

Richard M. Millen ’63, of Natick, Massachusetts, April 30

Curtis Speed ’63, of Deerfield, Illinois, November 18

Edward H. Tate II MBA’64, of Rye, New Hampshire, June 4

Myron S. Schulman ’65, of Poughkeepsie, New York, Sept. 9

Donald J. Halpin MBA’65, of Woburn, Massachusetts, Aug. 4

Stuart Kirkpatrick Eason ’66, P’96, of Wilton, Connecticut, July 30

Donn R. Proven ’66, of Glenview, Illinois, Sept. 11, 2019

Thomas W. Suydam ’66, MBA’68, of Johnstown, New York, May 12

Retired Lt. Col. Armand Eugene Malo MBA’66, of Fredericksburg, Virginia, Aug. 6

Jay Cooke III ’67, of Gloucester, Massachusetts, July 7

Douglas J. Coldwell ’68, of Berlin, Massachusetts, Aug. 1

Lincoln Kempton Richards MBA’68, of Wellesley, Massachusetts, June 15

Peter R. LaJoie ’69, of Melbourne Beach, Florida, May 11

James F. Powers MBA’69, P’85, of Naples, Florida, May 27

Bruce S. Sargeant ’71, of Gloversville, New York, April 28

Dana S. Swanson ’71, of Hampton, New Hampshire, June 2, 2020

Bruce Becker ’73, of Center Valley, Pennsylvania, March 8

Peter R. Kyte ’73, of Wappingers Falls, New York, Sept. 20

William George Rogers ’73, of West Dennis, Massachusetts, July 29

Glenn Edward Kantorski MBA’73, of Southborough, Massachusetts, May 30

James P. McGuire ’74, P’05 ’05, of Weymouth, Massachusetts, June 16

John E. Schroeder MBA’74, of Westwood, Massachusetts, Sept. 14

Solomon Wodajo MBA’74, of Framingham, Massachusetts, April 23

Bryan Curtis Cary ’75, of Darien, Connecticut, May 3

Guido A. Reitano ’75, of North Reading, Massachusetts, June 29

Roy A. Medeiros M’75, of Seekonk, Massachusetts, May 1

Chris John Stavaridis MBA’75, of Venice, California, July 16

Elizabeth Ann Clingan Baird ’78, of Jensen Beach, Florida, June 24

Jefferson Smith Caverly ’78, of Rutland, Vermont, Dec. 4, 2020

Retired Col. Thomas F. Finn Jr. MBA’78, of Wilmington, Massachusetts, July 12

Andrew P. Roth MBA’78, of New Bedford, Massachusetts, July 12

Francis A. Pantuosco ’79, of New Hartford, Connecticut, Sept. 20

James Austin Curtin Jr. MBA’79, of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, July 29

Anthony Paul Cirignano MBA’80, of Wakefield, Massachusetts, July 6

Raymond J. Diette MBA’80, of Guilford, Connecticut, Sept. 10

Andrew G. Dick ’82, of Morristown, New Jersey, June 11

Mark Andrew Robinson ’82, of Plaistow, New Hampshire, April 28

Brian Andrew Reardon MBA’83, of Provincetown, Massachusetts, May 18

Sue Hanks Singleton MBA’83, of Amesbury, Massachusetts, Aug. 10

Heather S. Downing ’84, of Reading, Massachusetts, May 21

Richard Godfrey Jacobus Jr. ’84, of Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 7

Gregory James Doran MBA’84, of Manchester, Massachusetts, May 11

Charles J. Knox MBA’84, of Brookfield, Massachusetts, May 8

Lawrence J. Conroy Jr. MBA’86, of Needham, Massachusetts, Sept. 17

Julianna H. Coutu MBA’88, of Murietta, California, Dec. 31, 2020

Ellen Solomita ’89, of Charlestown, Massachusetts, Oct. 10

Shawn D. DeAmicis ’92, of Chicago, Illinois, May 26

Mary V. Kurkjian M’93, of Albuquerque, New Mexico, April 30

David Hugh Rennie MBA’94, of Reading, Massachusetts, May 16

Jill M. LeBlanc MBA’95, of Groton, Massachusetts, July 4

Donald G. Gleason MBA’96, of Simsbury, Connecticut, May 17

Audrey M. Nelligan MBA’96, of West Roxbury, Massachusetts, May 17

William E. Wright MBA’96, of Greenville, Rhode Island, Sept. 12

Cheryl A. Purinton ’97, of Danvers, Massachusetts, June 29

Elizabeth Lucien MBA’99, of Melrose, Massachusetts, Feb. 9, 2019

Corey T. Nelson MBA’99, of Western Springs, Illinois, Dec. 20, 2019

John Thomas Magraw MBA’03, of Quincy, Massachusetts, April 30

Jonathan William Tara ’09, of New York, New York, February 10

Dylan Patrick Rogers ’14, of Upton, Massachusetts, June 2

Kerrie L. Dunn, of Framingham, Massachusetts, Aug. 11

Robert E. Johanson, of Wrentham, Massachusetts, Aug. 27

Burke C. Pullman, of Laguna Hills, California, Sept. 10

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