Marriages


DIANE MARIE WITTRY ’83, MM ’85, and Richard Edward Peckham

SUSAN ANN FOGARTY ’89 and ERIC BERNSTEIN ’90

CAMMIE CRIER ’90 and Brian Herbert

JENNIFER SAXMAN ’90 and MICHAEL ROGERSON ’91

DOUGLAS A. SOLORZANO ’92 and Patricia Cornejo

COREY V. SMITH ’94 and Harolyn I. Hodges

LORIANNE WARD ’95 and JEFFREY JACKSON ’95

JEFFREY ALLAN MASSEY ’95 and Redonna Ann Press

SHAWN HERRERA ’96 and REBECCA SNYDER ’97



Births


KEVIN P. McKENNA ’76 and Laura Scanlon, a daughter, Felicity Beatrice McKenna. She is the granddaughter of the late John S. McKenna ’50, MBA ’64

RICHARD K. WAGNER ’77 and Jennifer (Lawson) Wagner, twins, daughter Anne-Elisabeth Margaret and son Richard Edward Lawson

JANET JAN ’79, JD ’82, and MICHAEL LOUIE ’83, a son, Nicklas Hansen Louie. He is the nephew of Paula Jan ’78, MD ’82, and the cousin of Mae Lon Ding MBA ’78

SUSAN H. (KOMATSUKA) RODRIGUEZ ’79 and Paul S. Rodriguez, a son, Joshua Tsutomu. He is the nephew of Carol M. (Komatsuka) Babamoto ’78

HENRY D. DURKEE JR. ’81 and DIANA (WEIGEL) DURKEE ’88, a son, Chad Miller, joining brother Chase William, 2. They are the grandsons of the late William E. Weigel ’48

BRIAN P. KOLODJI ’81 and Sung Kolodji, a daughter, Swan Julieann

WENDY ANDREWS CARR ’82 and RANDALL D. CARR JR. ’88, a daughter, Caroline Dayle, joining brother Randall Clayton, 3. They are niece and nephew of Julie Andrews Petersmeyer ’80

JOHN J. MENCHACA ’83 and DENISE (RIVERA) MENCHACA ’84, their third daughter, Roxanne Alexis. She joins sisters Vanessa, 8, and Michelle, 5

JEREMY B. KLINE JD ’85, a son, Robert Henry. He is the nephew of Nancy Ormiston Mindel ’82, JD ’86, and Steven A. Mindel JD ’85

AILI (TAPIO) GARDEA ’85, MBA ’87, and Rene Gardea, a son, Matthew Paul. He joins his sister Annie, 7, and brother Emilio, 4

ROBERT C. CLIFFORD ’86 and RACHEL LONG ’87, a son, Robert Michael Clifford.

STACY (VIERHEILIG) FRASER ’86 and Tom Fraser, a son, Colin Thomas. He is the grandson of Ed Vierheilig ’49

LORI (EARHART) HILLE ’86 and Steve Hille, a son Alexander James

CYNTHIA PICKARD ’86 and RANDALL T. RYAN ’87, MD ’92, a daughter, Caitlin Erin, joining sisters Melissa, 5, and Juliana, 3. They are the granddaughters of Phyllis Sharp ’59, David E. Ryan ’60, and the nieces of David W. Pickard III ’82, Timi Lynn Pitzer ’84, Robert L. Carli Jr. ’83, Valerie Pickard ’83 and Jennifer Ryan-Gates ’84

VALERIE (NOVIKOFF) HEAVIRLAND ’87 and Jeffrey Philip Heavirland, a son, Corbin Michael. He joins his brother Chase, 7, and sister Chantal, 6

DAWN (SIEBERT) JULIEN ’87, a daughter, Shelby Ann. She joins her brother Chandler, 3

KATHI (LATTANZIO) KISTER ’87 and Merlin Kister, a son, Ryan Dean

ADELAIDA VELASCO SEVERSON ’87 and Barry Severson, a son, Lars Anthony Kamalei

MICHELLE (LAUB) JACOBSON ’88 and Bowie Jacobson, a daughter, Emilia Rebecca. She joins sister Charlotte Rachel, 2

MATTHEW LEVY ’88 and SHARON (CERRELL) LEVY ’89, a son, Daniel Cameron. He is the grandson of Joseph R. Cerrell ’57 and the nephew of Joseph W.V. Cerrell ’91

TIM JANES ’89 and MISTI (SERRANO) JANES ’90, a son, Nicholas. He joins brother Christopher, 2

ANTHONY MORETTI ’89 and Nichola Moretti, a son, Dominic Anthony Rankin

KIRK W. BROWN ’90 and Jody Brown, a son, Parker James

GARY R. FLACK ’90 and Victoria V. Flack, a son Connor Ryan

GEOFF PLEAU ’90 and JANET (ARNESON) PLEAU ’90, a daughter, Arden Alexa. She joins her sister, Reilly Brooke, 4

TONY ALAMO MD ’91 and Karen Alamo, a son, Anthony Michael

ROBIN (MATHIAS) MORRIS ’91, PhD ’97 and Rob Morris, a son, Ryan Stephen

STEPHAN SPINNER ’91 and Heidi Spinner, a daughter, Claire Elizabeth. She is the niece of Karl Spinner ’61, PharmD ’64, and cousin of Maureen Wauters PharmD ’90

HUGO A. BERNARDO MS ’92 and Lilia Bernardo, a son, Brandon Angel

SUDHIR GOWDA PhD ’92 and POORNIMA RAGHU GOWDA PhD ’94, a daughter, Kaveri Lakshmi

KRISTEN “KRISTI” (HORGAN) LINK ’92 and Christopher Link, a son, Charles Morris. He is the grandson of Kathi Morris Horgan ’62 and the great grandson of Charles Morris ’32

ASHLEY (CROSMAN) NELSON ’92, a son, Michael Anderson. He joins brothers Wayne Alexander, 5, and Cody Cameron, 4

WILLIAM E. ULMER ’92 and Dorian Ulmer, a daughter, Lauren Elizabeth

JENNIFER COOLEY FRANCIS ’93 and Jim Francis, a daughter, Natalie Patricia. She is the granddaughter of Robert Cooley ’66, MS ’68

CHRISTINA (MARSDEN) CONLEY ’94 and SEAN CONLEY ’96, a daughter, Claire Ann

SCOTT DEININGER ’94 and STEPHANIE CASSEL DEININGER ’94, a daughter, Petra Brynn. She is the great granddaughter of Helen (Hathaway) Ludwig ’49 and James Thornburg ’50

JASON MORGAN PERKINS ’94 and MARIANNE BROMBACH PERKINS ’95, a son, Connor Morgan. He is the grandson of Betty Jean Clark Brombach ’53, Richard Paul Brombach ’53, and Robert Morgan Perkins ’65, MBA ’67, and the nephew of Sharon Ann Brombach Kinney ’79 and Lynne Brombach Heller ’84


Deaths

G. DONALD MONTGOMERY DDS ’25, of Laguna Hills, Calif.; March 20, at the age of 97. He was one of the premier dentists in Beverly Hills for more than 50 years and became known as the dentist to many Hollywood stars. During his life, Mont-gomery was the single largest donor to the USC School of Dentistry, giving more than $5 million for scholarships, equipment and the renovation of the third floor in the Eileen and Kenneth T. Norris Dental Science Center as a memorial to his son. His latest gift was for the purchase of a Mobile Dental Unit, which travels around the Southland providing free dental care for the poor, including the children of migrant workers. Most of his estate will further endow the School of Dentistry. He is survived by his nephew and four grandnieces.

MARION LEE ELLIS ’28, of Rosemead, Calif.; April 12, at the age of 95. He was an architect who, in addition to designing public and private buildings in Whittier and Bellflower, taught architecture and art for many years at Whittier High School. Preceded in death by his daughter, Dianne, Ellis is survived by Geraldine, his wife of 57 years; four children, including Philip Lee Ellis ’57; 13 grandchildren, including Andrew Lee Ellis ’95 and Toya Ann Ellis Taylor MD ’95; and five great-grandchildren.

BOB McNEISH ’34, of San Marino, Calif.; Feb. 27, of natural causes, at the age of 86. He was a halfback on two of USC’s national championship football teams and then served as a Trojan assistant coach. He was a member of Troy’s 1931 and 1932 national championship teams that won Rose Bowls under head coach Howard Jones. During his career, USC posted a 30-2-1 record. After beginning his coaching career at the junior college level, McNeish returned to his alma mater as USC’s backfield coach in 1937, helping the Trojans to three Rose Bowl appearances, including two wins. Following assistant coaching stints at Navy (1946) and Virginia Tech (1947-50), he came back to USC again, this time as the secretary of the General Alumni Association and the Trojan Club. In 1956 he became executive vice president of the Rotary Club of Los Angeles, a position he held until 1978. He is survived by his wife, Margaret, a son, two grandchildren, and his brother, George McNeish ’37, who was a three-year (1934-36) letterman center for the Trojan football team.

JOHN W. McFARLAND ’36, of Orinda, Calif.; Feb. 15, at the age of 84. He was a retired general manager of the East Bay Municipal Utility District. He was an innovator in community relations and developed a policy of addressing community aesthetics in facility design that won national recognition and honors for the district. Survivors include Kathleen, his wife of 58 years, two children, two grandchildren and a sister.

BOBBY MUTH ’36, of Huntington Beach, Calif.; March 7, from complications from a stroke. He was 85. Muth was a one-time USC basketball player who went on to become Troy’s head coach for a year-and-a-half during World War II. He lettered on USC teams (1934-36) that won three consecutive league titles under coach Sam Berry. After his tenure as coach of the Trojans, he worked at Goodyear Tire and Rubber, then became co-owner of Brown-Muth Rubber Co. in Los Angeles. He later sold real estate in Inglewood and Huntington Beach. Muth is survived by his wife, Jeannette, three sons, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. The family requested that donations be made to the USC Athletic Department.

DONALD ODELL SKINNER ’38, MSEd ’48 , of Los Angeles; Dec. 8, 1998, at the age of 82. A 1934 graduate of Manual Arts High School, he held city and state high school track records in the long jump. At USC, he was a member of Coach Dean Cromwell’s nationally ranked track teams, running sprints, relays and competing in the long jump. He taught in the Los Angeles School District from 1938 until his service in World War II. After active duty, he returned to teaching and coaching, then held various administrative assignments, including principal at various elementary, junior high and high schools until his retirement in 1976. He was a member of Phi Delta Kappa, the Trojan Coaches Club and the USC Alumni Association. He is survived by his wife, Carol Aldrich Skinner ’56, MM ’64, two children, four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

JOHN J. KORTLANDER ’39, of Van Nuys, Calif.; April 13, at the age of 83. At USC he studied business and was a member of the tennis team and the Delta chapter of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He worked for Western Lithographic Co. and later Industrial Products. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, three sons and four grandchildren.

HOWARD ODELL PENDLETON DDS ’39, of Eureka, Calif.; Jan. 24, at the age of 90. After graduation he served as a dentist for the Los Angeles County Board of Education and was on the staff of Children’s Hospital in Hollywood and the Orthopedic Hospital in Los Angeles. In 1942, he entered the U.S. Navy and served in the South Pacific. Pendleton practiced dentistry in Inglewood, Calif., and later in Northern California, until his retirement in 1979. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Doris, two daughters and five grandchildren.

HERBERT E. “HERB” PYLE ’39, of Westminster, Calif.; Jan. 24, at the age of 85. A CPA, Pyle served the McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Co. for 38 years, including as Controller for his final 12 years before his retirement. He was also active in numerous civic and philanthropic endeavors. Among the survivors are Evelyn, his wife of 56 years, two children, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

LUTHER M. “LUKE” WOLFRAM ’43, of Templeton, Calif.; April 1, at the age of 77. He was a film editor in the motion picture industry for 37 years. He is survived by his wife, Lenore, a daughter and a sister.

HOWARD M. KLEIN ’44, of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; Feb. 3, following a lengthy battle with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, at the age of 81. Before his retirement in 1992, Klein was president and CEO of Standun Inc. As an alumnus, he was a member of the President’s Associates and the Scholarship Club. He regularly brought guests for a table of 10 to the USC Thornton School of Music’s annual Dickens Dinner, as well as the yearly Notre Dame/USC Luncheon. Klein was also an ardent supporter of USC’s theatre program. He is survived by his wife, Helen, and a daughter.

ERNEST C. REEVES II DDS ’45, of Phoenix, Ariz.; March 22, after an extended illness due to a stroke. After graduation, he entered the Naval Dental Corp during WW II and was a bronze star recipient in the Korean War. Reeves practiced general dentistry in Phoenix and was an active supporter of his local Valley of the Sun Alumni Club. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, and sons Mark Reeves ’78 and Tres Reeves ’84, DDS ’88.

FILLMORE PAJEAU CRANK SR. ’47, of Los Angeles; March 1, at the age of 77. He was a housing developer who teamed with his second wife, actress/ businesswoman Beverly Garland, to build the landmark Beverly Garland Hotel in North Hollywood. At USC, he earned his degree in international relations and economics and starred on the track team. During World War II, he served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. His first wife, Barbara, died in an automobile accident in 1957. He is survived by his wife, Beverly, four children, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

JOHN KARNES JACKSON ’47, of Kirkland, Wash.; Feb.7, at the age of 75. He was an aerospace engineer who worked for various companies, including AirResearch, Cosmodyne and McDonnell Douglas, specializing in life support systems. His space contributions included Sky Lab, programs with NASA, Apollo and the Space Station Columbia. During his formal retirement, he returned to work for Boeing. He is survived by his wife, Paula, three children and two grandchildren.

RICHARD MACKAY TIBBETT ’47, of Bishop, Calif.; Nov. 21, 1998, of leukemia, at the age of 78. A longtime resident of the San Fernando Valley, he worked at Hughes Aircraft for 27 years, retiring from his position as real estate manager and moving to Bishop in 1979. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. Tibbett was the son of famed Metropolitan Opera star Lawrence Tibbett. Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Patricia, three children and six grandchildren.

ROBERT L. DAY ’48, of Boise, Idaho; Jan. 25, of colon cancer, at the age of 79. He was mayor of Boise for two terms in the 1960s, leading a key period of growth for the city and helping it obtain classification as a federal standard metropolitan area. He served as one of the three original commissioners to the newly formed Ada County Highway District and was also appointed to the Boise Area Transportation Com-mittee in the mid-1970s. In World War II, he was an Army Air Corps instructor. After the war and graduation from USC, he was a broker and developer for Day Realty Co., founded in 1908 by his father. At USC, he was a founding member of Rho Epsilon, a national real estate fraternity, and a member of Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity and Alpha Eta Rho aviation fraternity. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Charlotte, three children and two grandchildren.

DELBERT “DEL” HAMILTON ’48, of Edmonds, Wash.; March 25, at the age of 77. He worked for more than 30 years with Prudential Insurance Co. in Los Angeles and Seattle as Regional Group Manager for the Northwest. Hamilton served in the U.S. Army during World War II and again during the Korean War. He was preceded in death by an infant son but is survived by his wife of 47 years, Simone, four children and 11 grandchildren.

FREDERICK AUGUSTUS BALDWIN ’49, of Los Angeles; Feb. 17, at the age of 80. He was a program planner at Rockwell Inter-national. At USC, he was a charter member of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. He was preceded in death by his infant son, Gregory, and his adult son, William. He is survived by his wife, Pat, two daughters, three grandchildren and a sister.

HERMAN MILLER ’50, MFA ’52, of Studio City, Calif.; April 25, at the age of 79. He was a television writer and producer who developed the “Kung Fu” series of the 1970s. Miller wrote the pilot and first three episodes of the highly stylized, philosophical Western about a soft-spoken drifter who eschewed violence but used martial arts as a last resort. The popular series was notable for its use of slow-motion, particularly in fight sequences, and flashbacks showing how the protagonist as a youth learned the discipline required by the martial arts. Miller won a Writers’ Guild award for best episodic drama in 1972 for a “Kung Fu” script titled “King of the Mountain.” His other television credits include scripts for “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “Death Valley Days,” “MacGyver” and “The New Mike Hammer.” He also wrote feature films, including “Coogan’s Bluff,” which he later developed as the television series “McCloud.”

DAVID B. OSBORNE MA ’50, of La Mesa, Calif.; Feb. 16, of cancer, at the age of 82. A retired colonel in the U.S. Army, his 27-year military career spanned three wars and several valiant missions. His B-24 was shot down on June 6, 1944, D-Day, on the beaches of Normandy, France. Oborne’s crash-landing began a 66-day odyssey that culminated when American C-47s flew in from Southern Italy to rescue him and several hundred other downed U.S. fliers. The Army offered Osborne a Silver Star, which he turned down, stating that he would rather all his crew got medals. Ultimately, Osborne and each crew member received an Air Medal and a Distinguished Flying Cross. He was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and the USC Alumni Association. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, three children, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

SAMUEL ODIN JACOBSON ’52, MSEd ’67, of Granada Hills, Calif.; Dec. 19, 1998, at the age of 76. Following service in the U.S. Army during World War II and graduation from USC, he taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District for 28 years. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Gloria, five children, five grandchildren and a brother.

STAN WOOD ’53, of Salinas, Calif.; May 3, of a heart attack, at the age of 79. He was the head men’s golf coach at USC for 25 years and one of the founders of modern collegiate golf. When he died, he was on the 16th hole of the Los Robles Golf Course in Thousand Oaks, playing his first round of golf in more than a year. Wood played golf at USC as a student and was a golf writer for the Los Angeles Mirror, but it was as a coach that he left his mark on the game. During the period from 1955 to 1980 when he coached the Trojans, his teams played in 22 NCAA championships, won 14 conference championships and had a dual meet record of 462-37. He coached 57 All-Americans, several of whom went on to win major professional titles. Wood was a two-time president of the Golf Coaches Association of America, an organization he helped create. He is survived by his wife, Marianne, and two stepsons.

NED A. SENSEMAN DDS ’54, of Brea, Calif.; March 31, at the age of 78. He practiced dentistry in Brea for 32 years. After the death of first wife, Mary Alice Paulson, he married Dee Compton in 1981. He is survived by his wife, three stepchildren, five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

HARRY D. MILLER JR. JD ’56, of Bellevue, Wash.; April 16, at the age of 75. A legal career in Southern California included service as a deputy city attorney for Los Angeles, deputy district attorney for San Bernardino County in charge of hazardous waste, attorney for the Long Beach Harbor Department, and criminal lawyer in private practice in Los Angeles. He served in World War II and Korea as a chief radioman in the Submarine Corp of the U.S. Navy. Miller was preceded in death by his first wife, Vernita Miller, in 1992. Survivors include his second wife, Delphina, three children and seven grandchildren.

GILBERT L. O’CONNELL ’56, of South Gate, Calif.; June 22, 1998, at the age of 74. He taught for nearly 25 years in Los Angeles city schools. He is survived by his wife, Yvette, and three children, including Thomas G. O’Connell MBA ’80 and James G. O’Connell MBA ’ 90.

DAVID ACKLES ’59, of Tujunga, Calif.; March 2, of cancer, at the age of 62. He was a child actor who became a singer and songwriter known for his deeply personal lyrics. For the last seven years, he had been executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the National Society of Fund-Raising Executives. He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Janice, a son, his mother and two sisters. The family has asked that any memorial donations be made to All Saints, the Lehman Engel Musical Theater Workshop in Glendale or the USC School of Theatre.

B. HUTCH CARTER ’60, of Fort Worth, Texas; Jan. 6, of cancer, at the age of 64. His career in banking included holding the positions of president and CEO of First City Savings of Fort Worth and president of State Savings of Dallas and Meridian Savings. In 1979, Carter was appointed by Texas Governor Bill Clements to chairman of Texas’ Finance Commission. He was past president of the HEB Chamber of Commerce and served on numerous boards. He is survived by his wife, Theile, two sons and three granddaughters.
PAUL HENKIN ’63, of Culver City, Calif.; March 1, at the age of 58. He was a psychologist with the Los Angeles Unified School District. A USC supporter, he was a member of the Associates and creator of the Abraham Henkin Memorial Lecture-ship in School Psychology endowment, named in his father’s memory, in the Rossier School of Education. The gift was a result of Henkin’s belief in the need for more psychologists in the school system to handle the needs of all children with difficulties.

MARY LOU HULTBERG MA ’64, of Potsdam, N.Y.; March 21, at the age of 78. She was a professor emerita of music at State University of New York at Potsdam, specializing in choral music. Until her death, she was conductor of the Potsdam Presbyterian Bell Choir and the director of Pro Musica Chorus in Ogdensburg. She was preceded in death by her husband, Earle, in 1996.

WILLIAM CURTIS “CURT” CARR JR. ’72, MS ’74, of Claremont, Calif.; Dec. 25, 1998, following a six-year struggle with cancer, at the age of 48. After graduation, he began a career in research and development at Burroughs Corp. Computer Systems Division in Pasadena. He moved in 1976 to Microdata of Irvine and in 1985 was able to pursue his love of aerospace and computer engineering by working on many of the space probe missions of Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. In the community, Carr devoted much time and energy to youth soccer programs. At USC, he was an active member of the Delta Chi fraternity. He was a life member of the USC Alumni Association. Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Linda, two daughters, his parents and four siblings.

ERNESTINA FLORENCIA GARBUTT-PARRALES MA ’72, PhD ’77, of Fresno, Calif.; Nov. 24, 1998, at the age of 62. She was a professor of Spanish at La Sierra University who, in the early 1960s, was diagnosed with scleroderma, an uncommon disorder of the immune system, but overcame the disease to work, study and teach for the remainder of her life. Survivors include her mother, a brother and niece.

RANDALL GASTON MPA ’75, of Anaheim, Calif.; Feb. 25, of a heart attack while jogging, at the age of 54. He was chief of the Anaheim Police Dept. whose first job began with the department in 1965. Over 34 years, he served as a motorcycle and patrol officer, detective sergeant, and captain of special operations and field services, among other jobs. He was appointed chief of police in January 1994. He is survived by his wife, Linda, four children and two grandchildren.

STEPHEN ROBERT ARNOLD ’83, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Jan. 29, of acute leukemia, at the age of 38. He was president of ASA Solutions Inc., a computer-related business chosen as one of the “100 hottest small companies in the U.S.” by Dun & Bradstreet as reported by Entrepreneur magazine in June 1998. Prior to starting ASA, he worked for Bechtel Power Corp. for 10 years in the field of computer engineering in Los Angeles, Phoenix and Houston. In addition to his wife, college sweetheart Sally Palmer Arnold ’83, he leaves three sons, three sisters, including Nancy Arnold Kaifesh ’75 and Terry Arnold McCarthy ’76, brothers-in-law Frederick Kaifesh ’76 and Peter J. Palmer ’86, MBA ’92, and sister-in-law Martha Jean Childs Palmer ’87.

WILSON BOYD BAUGH SR., of San Bernardino, Calif.; April 17, of Parkinson’s disease, at the age of 79. A USC supporter, he was president of the Century Club in the USC School of Dentistry. Baugh worked as an oral surgeon until his retirement in 1987. Survivors include his wife, Alberta, four children, a sister and six grandchildren.

DONALD E. HUDSON, of Pasadena, Calif.; April 24, of heart failure, at the age of 83. He was a USC and Caltech expert in mechanical and earthquake engineering. A pioneer in the field of earthquake engineering, Hudson developed or co-developed a number of instruments used in the study and analysis of seismic motions for designing quake-resistant buildings, bridges and dams. Beginning in 1943, Hudson taught at Caltech for nearly four decades. From 1981 to 1985, he chaired the Department of Civil Engineering in the USC School of Engineering, where he also held the Fred Champion Professorship in Civil Engineering. He retired from USC with emeritus status in 1985. Survivors include his wife, Phyllis, two stepsons and one stepgrandson.

ALFRED C. INGERSOLL, of Brookings, Ore.; May 6, of leukemia, at the age of 78. He served as dean of the USC School of Engineering from 1960 to 1969 and took a leading role in the implementation of then-USC President Norman Topping’s 20-year Master Plan. One of the plan’s primary objectives was a significant upgrading of the university’s science and engineering programs. As dean, Ingersoll led a major development and expansion of all departments of the School of Engineering. He directed major efforts – often in league with electrical engineering chairman (and later dean) Zohrab A. Kaprielian – toward the development of basic research programs, addition of eminent faculty members, expansion of curricula, and construction of new facilities. At the time of the death of his first wife, Elizabeth McNamara, the couple had been married for 51 years. After her death, Ingersoll moved to Brookings, Ore., where he married Marion Highley in 1997. Survivors include his wife, his adopted son and one grandchild.


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