SUSAN L. ANDERSON 84 and Rafael B. de Castro
JANE K. MAKI PharmD 85 and Glenn J. Shintaku
MARK M. URATA 85, DDS 89, MD 96, and MICHELLE KIM MD 00
DIANE MARIE UNDERKOFLER 89, MBA 96, and Robert Anthony Lucero
SHAN BLOOD CLAWSON 90 and Maria Rebelo
LYNSEY PAULO 90 and Darrin Slojkowski
ARTURO R. ALVAREZ 92 and ERIN J. DAVIDSON 93, MS 97
RUSSELL M. KLOSK 92 and Carolyn E. Ford
JEFFREY S. NAST 95 and Jennifer A. Belardi
ELBA M. VILLACORTA 97 and Jason Grant
JOE NOCELLA 83, MPA 86, and KIKI NOCELLA MHA 91, a daughter, Calista Rose
JAMES D. CHIP STUART JR. 83 and JILL (BOWEN) STUART 88, twins, Jeffrey Daniel Stuart and Scott Patrick Stuart. They join 3-year-old brother James Donald (J.D.) Stuart III
SUSAN (ANDERSON) DE CASTRO 84 and Rafael B. de Castro, a daughter, Isabella Anderson de Castro
JOHN RAYMOND YUEN 84, PharmD 88, and LINDY YUEN PharmD 95, a son, Matthew Hunter
CRAIG L. FORDYCE 85 and JILL (APSIT) FORDYCE 86, a son, William Craig. He joins siblings Jennie, Jack and Daisy, and is the nephew of Julianna (Apsit) Alonso 92 and the great grandson of Marger Apsit 36, MEd 50
CIRO LOO-YEING 85 and Grace Chan, a son, Ciro Steven Loo. He is the nephew of Jerry Fong MBA 82
DEBORAH (HALL) OSLICK 85 and HARVEY OSLICK 87, MS 93, a daughter, Marissa Clare. She joins her 4-year-old sister, Sarah. They are the nieces of Marci Oslick 82 and Rochelle Oslick MS 87
SUSAN SANTLEY DOUGLAS 88 and Matthew Douglas, a son, Brady Owen Douglas. He is the grandson of Thomas S. Santley 57, MBA 65, and Perta Caughlan Santley 58; the nephew of Michael T. Santley 86; and the grandnephew of Otis M. Healy 50 and Susan Caughlan Lewis 68
MARVEE CORONA LAKE PharmD 88 and Teri Lake, a son, McKay Hunter. He joins his brothers, Terrence Logan, 7, and Spencer McLain, 5. He is the nephew of Joel Corona 81
VICKI (FIELDS) MILLER 88 and Thomas (Bob) Miller, a daughter, Brooke Ann. She joins her brother, Clay Thomas, 1
MICHAEL KOLB 89 and Wendy Kolb, a daughter, Mikayala Catherine. She joins her sister Margarita, 8, and brother Michael, 6
DAVID W. BROWN 91 and Laurie Brown, a daughter, Juliet Rose Brown. She joins brother David Jr., 5
CAROLINE (CHiaNG) CONWAY 91 and PATRICK CONWAY 92, a daughter, Samantha Adele
BROOKE (SIMPSON) FINCH 91 and Jon Finch, a daughter, Regan Delaney Finch
KIRK HELGESON 91 and KARI HELGESON MBA 95, a daughter, Lauren Elizabeth
JULIANNA (APSIT) ALONSO 92 and Rafael Alonso, a son, Jesse Joseph. He joins brother Garrett. He is the nephew of Craig L. Fordyce 85 and Jill (Apsit) Fordyce 86 and the great grandson of Marger Apsit 36, MEd 50
MIA (SCHNEIDER) LAURITZEN 92 and TROY LAURITZEN 92, a son, Cole Otto Lauritzen
SEAN FLAHERTY 94 and Alison Flaherty, a daughter, Reagan MacKenzie
KRISTINA (HORN) SAR 95 and ALI SAR JR. 95, a daughter, Keltner Marie Sar. She is the granddaughter of Carl J. Horn MS 78.
WENDELL L. MILLER 28, 30, of Claremont, Calif.; Nov. 9, 1999, at the age of 98. He was a clergyman, lecturer, tour director and political activist in the Los Angeles area. At USC, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Skull and Dagger and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Divinity in 1944 for his outstanding Christian service. Assigned as minister at the University Method Church on the USC campus in 1936, he became well known for his involvement in the community and campus activities. He was acclaimed on several lists, including Whos Who in the West, Whos Who in Methodism and the Dictionary of International Biography. Miller also traveled the world for 25 years as a tour director, visiting 96 countries. His travel experiences included a stay with Albert Schweitzer and a personal interview with Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia. He was among the first civilian observers to travel into Berlin following World War II. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Thelma, and is survived by two daughters, Sharon Grobel 52 and Marlene Iverson 55, four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
JOHN L. COMPTON MA 29, of Sunnyvale, Calif.; in October 1999, from a heart attack, at the age of 99. He was superintendent of the Bakersfield City School District from 1940 to 1963. He was known to many as the administrator who helped lead the district through one of its most aggressive building programs. About half of the districts schools suffered damage during the historic summer earthquake of 1952. Compton made sure the schools were rebuilt. Just before he retired, school board officials named Compton Junior High School in east Bakersfield after him. Wife Carolyn, two children, three grandchildren and a great grandson survive him.
SARAH DONLEY STEADMAN 29, LLB 34, of Vancouver, Wash.; Dec. 14, 1999, at the age of 92. She was a pioneer Wyoming lady lawyer. After graduating as the only woman in her USC Law School class, she and her husband, Oliver W. Steadman LLB 34, opened a law office in Cody, Wyo., in 1935, where they practiced for more than 50 years. During her career, she mentored several new lawyers, especially other women who wished to enter the field. She was also an accomplished pianist, patron of the arts and flower gardener. Survivors include four children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
ROBERT (BOB) RALPH PURSELL 30, of Oceanside, Calif.; Jan. 14, at the age of 93. He lettered in baseball at USC, later becoming the high school coach of several players who went on to very successful careers in professional baseball. He is survived by his brother, James Pursell 23, who, at 99, is the oldest living USC football letterman. James is the last survivor of nine siblings.
JOHN M. LASSALETTE 34, of Whittier, Calif.; Dec. 31, 1999, of pancreatic cancer, at the age of 87. He worked for B.F. Goodrich for 40 years. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Hilda, a daughter and son-in-law, a son and a brother.
SUSUMU NIKAIDO 38, MA 41, of Tokyo, Japan; Feb. 3, at the age of 90, from heart failure. He was a leading Japanese politician who played a key role in restoring diplomatic ties between Japan and China in 1972 and later served as vice president of Japans Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Born in Kagoshima Prefecture, he was educated at Pasadena (Calif.) City College and earned a BA in economics and political science and an MA in international relations, both from USC. Returning to his native Japan, Nikaido served in a variety of leadership roles. He was elected to the Diets House of Representatives from the then-Kago-shima No. 3 constituency in the nations first general election after World War II in 1946. He was elected to the chamber 16 consecutive times until he decided to retire from politics by refusing to run in the 1996 general election. During that span he also served as director-general of the Hokkaid Development Agency, director-general of the Science and Technology Agency, and as the chief cabinet secretary. Within the LDP, he held numerous positions, including secretary-general, chairman of the executive council, vice president and advisor. In these roles, Nikaido had frequent interactions with the United States. He received the Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from USC and was recognized as Honorary Citizen of Los Angeles. He also received the United Nations Peace Prize in 1991. He served, along with Rep. Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.), as the co-chair of the U.S.-Japan Committee for Promoting Trade Expansion. It was under the auspices of this committee that several American universities founded branch campuses in Japan in collaboration with Japanese municipal governments.
LONA D. McDONOUGH 40, of Glendale, Calif.; Dec. 4, 1999. She had recently retired after 25 years of teaching E.S.L. for the Adult Education Program of Glendale Community College. After growing up and graduating from high school in Oak Park, Ill., she moved with her parents to California, where she attended USC, was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority and president of the Panhellenic Council in 1940, and earned a bachelors degree in literature. She and her husband, Gordon McDonough 43, met at USC and were married in 1942. She later earned a masters degree in education at Immaculate Heart College while teaching at Holy Redeemer School in Montrose. She is survived by Gordon, her husband of 55 years, a son, two daughters and three grandchildren. The family requests that, in her name, donations should be made to USC Trojan Family Magazine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2538.
JACK C. BOMKE 41, of San Francisco; May 24, 1999, at the age of 81. Born in Hawaii, he was a decorated World War II veteran who survived Pearl Harbor and retired from the U.S. Navy as a captain. Professionally, he worked as an investment banker in the position of senior vice president for Blythe Eastman Dillon. At USC, he played varsity baseball and graduated cum laude from the School of Commerce. His wife, Charlotte Anne Quinn 43, died in 1985, but he is survived by two daughters, four granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren.
MARY (CLAYTON) CLOUGH 45, of Douglas, Wyo.; Nov. 9, 1998. She is survived by her two sons.
MARGARET (MEG) LINTON CRAWFORD BUCKINGHAM 48, of Monarch Beach, Calif.; Jan. 6, at the age of 73. While at USC, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta and chair of the campus American Red Cross chapter. Throughout her life, she was active in Westlake School for Girls (serving as president of its alumni association from 1978 through 1982), American Red Cross and Girl Scouts. She is survived by three daughters, including Margaret Linton Buckingham 71, MA 73, and three grandchildren.
ROBERT W. HENNING 48, of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.; Dec. 29, 1999, at the age of 76. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he spent his business career in sales, most recently in insurance and financial planning. While at USC, he served as president of Sigma Nu fraternity and was on the water polo team. Survivors are his wife, Carol M. Winn Henning 47, three children, including stepdaughter Susan Winn Brandt 74, and several grandchildren.
NANCY LLOYD MEGOWAN 48, of Encino, Calif.; Oct. 29, 1999, at the age of 72. At USC, she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority and Amazons, both of which she served as president. She married William Megowan 49 in 1950, and worked as an elementary school teacher before becoming a full-time homemaker. In the community, she was affiliated with the Volunteer League of the San Fernando Valley, Trojan League of the San Fernando Valley, Association of Trojan Leagues, Kappa Alpha Theta Mothers Club and Kappa Alpha Mothers Club, all of which she served as president. Megowan was also involved with USCs Alumni Associa-tion Board of Governors, Cardinal and Gold, and was a member of the Skull and Dagger Society. Her husband, William, died in 1992. She is survived by her three children and eight grandchildren.
JOHN S. STONEBRAKER 48, MEd 49, of Upland, Calif.; in January, at the age of 81. He was a starting tight end for two Rose Bowl-winning USC football teams and played professionally for Coach Curly Lambeaus Green Bay Packers. He was also a teacher and coach at Mt. San Antonio College and decorated thoroughbred horse owner. Hobbies included golf and painting. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie, two daughters, five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
GEORGE T. WOODS 49, of Palm Springs, Calif.; at the age of 72. He was general manager for Palm Springs Lincoln-Mercury. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. At USC, he served as president of Delta Chi fraternity and was a Trojan Knight. He is survived by a daughter and two grandchildren.
ROBERT LINN 50, MA 51, of Hollywood Hills, Calif.; Oct. 28, 1999, of complications from cancer, at the age of 74. He was a classical composer and emeritus professor at the USC Thornton School of Music whose published compositions include works for symphony orchestra, wind orchestra, chorus and chamber ensembles. His music has been performed on six continents and recorded on such labels as Orion, Crystal, TrueMedia and Golden Crest. Linns Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, No. 2 (1990), written for pianist and USC professor John Perry, was a semifinalist entry in the Kennedy Centers Friedheim Awards Competition and a finalist in the National Orchestra Association New Music Project. His Propagula for wind orchestra (1970) has been performed by every major wind orchestra in this country. He composed the theme for the USC Master Plan fund-raising campaign as well as Anthem of Wisdom, commissioned by the Friends of Music, for the inauguration of President Norman Topping. He joined the USC faculty in 1957 and chaired the Thornton Schools theory and composition department from 1973 to 1990. Survivors include his wife, Virginia, sons Robert (Steve) Linn 74 and Roger Linn, daughter
STACY LINN 97 and daughter-in-law Lisa (Phelps) Linn 82. The family asks that contributions be sent to the Robert Linn Memorial Scholarship at the USC Thornton School of Music.
WILLIAM NICOLLS OLNEY 50, of Rolling Hills Estates; Oct. 6, 1999, of congestive heart failure, at the age of 75. He was in Marine Corps officers training in 1945-46 while studying mechanical engineering at the USC School of Engineering. He was a flight engineer for American Airlines until his retirement in 1986. While at USC, he married June Hedge 46, who, with his five sons, three daughters-in-law and seven grandchildren, survives him.
KIPP O. PRITZLAFF 50, of Encino, Calif.; July 25, 1999, at the age of 71. He was born in Milwaukee, Wis., and moved to Southern California for his senior year of college at USC, where he studied radio broadcasting. In 1950, he married Mary Allen. Pritzlaff became a pioneer in the television industry, working at KFMB in San Diego and KTTV and KHJ in Los Angeles in the early years. He served in the U.S. Air Force in Germany and afterwards worked in the marketing of sophisticated electronic parts. Later, his own company, Techno Products, was involved in video technology and in broadcasting research. A private pilot for 23 years, he served with Angel Flight, giving transportation aid to ill people. He is survived by his wife, two sons and five grandchildren.
GORDON MUNFORD 51, of Las Vegas, Nev.; Sept. 18, 1999, at the age of 70. He was a musical arranger and musician, earning his degree in music composition at USC, where he was a student of Academy Award-winning composer Miklós Rózsa. While at USC, he was student musical director and arranger for the Trojan Marching Band. He went on to enjoy a career in the field of musical theatre, serving as musical director and conductor for more than 65 musicals. His first show was the long-running, off-Broadway hit Little Mary Sunshine his last Broadway show was the hit musical 1776. The artists he conducted in these and other shows included Eileen Brennan, Tony Bennett, Shirley Jones, Ginger Rogers, John Davidson and Florence Henderson. He left 1776 to become conductor and arranger for Jane Powell and later, for 14 years, served in the same capacity for the late Gordon MacRae. Other collaborators following MacRae included the late Billy Daniels, Giselle MacKenzie, John Raitt and Melba Moore. Munford was the guest pops conductor for more than 75 orchestras, among them the Cleveland Orch-estra, the Baltimore Symphony, the Denver Philharmonic, the Indianapolis Symphony, the Erie Philharmonic and the Dallas Symphony. He is survived by his wife, Gail, who has donated his original musical arrangements to USCs Thornton School of Music to help students learn the art of arranging.
DONALD ADAMS DAVIS JR. 52, of Long Beach; Nov. 12, 1999, at the age of 80. He owned and operated Don Davis Architects in Long Beach, putting his mark on the Southland landscape by designing the Water Tower residence in Sunset Beach, the Northwoods Inn and Café Gazella in Belmont Shore, Sams Seafood restaurant in Huntington Beach, the Mount of Olives Lutheran Church in Mission Viejo and scores of apartment buildings in Long Beach and Huntington Harbour. Davis was a U.S. Navy aviator from 1940 to 1947, and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. He served in the Navy for 40 years, retiring in 1979 as a Commander. Following World War II, he completed his studies at USC, earning a degree in architecture. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Ginny, a daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter. The Davis family requests that donations be made to the Donald A. Davis, A.I.A. Scholarship Fund at the USC School of Architecture.
WILLIE A. HENDERSON 54 of Walnut, Calif.; in February 1999. He was the first African American member of the Trojan Debate Squad. After graduating with a B.A. from USCs College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, he received a masters degree in public administration from Cal State L.A. He worked for Los Angeles County for 35 years. A recent gift of $300,000 from the Willie A. Henderson Trust created the Willie A. Henderson Endowed Fund to provide scholarships for broadcast journalism students in USCs Annenberg School for Communication who demonstrate an interest in the issues and experiences of African Americans.
KENNETH LAZAR 54 of Agoura Hills, Calif.; in October 1999.
VINCENT J. CICCARELLI PharmD 57, of Paso Robles, Calif.; in October 1999.
MARY LOU PEARSON 57, of Hood River, Ore.; Aug. 23, 1999, at the age of 75. She was a physical education and health instructor until the Korean War, when she served in the Womens Army Corps. She later worked as a physical therapist for about 20 years until her retirement in the mid-1990s. Survivors include a brother and nieces and nephews.
JACQUELINE MALOUF NASSIR 63, of Toluca Lake, Calif.; Oct. 12, 1999, at the age of 58. She was an actress, artist and teacher. While studying drama at USC, she was elected vice president of the Associated Student Body. She maintained life-long ties with the University and had been president of the San Diego Trojan League, the Trojan League in the San Fernando Valley and was a member of the Alumnae Coordinating Council of the USC Alumni Association. She also served as a member of the board of advisers of the USC School of Nursing. Before graduation, Nassir had already appeared in many feature films, including The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962) and Donovans Reef (1963). She also appeared in episodes of the TV series Petticoat Junction and The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. As a painter, her French impressionistic-style seascapes were exhibited at the Claremont Art Guild, the Art Scene Gallery and the San Diego Portrait Society, among others. After her marriage in the mid-1960s, Nassir taught in the Los Angeles Unified School District and in a Montessori school. Sur-vivors include her husband, Andrew, two sons, her parents, a sister, a brother and a granddaughter.
MARY ELIZABETH WALKER 64, of Memphis, Tenn.; June 18, 1999, at the age of 57, from cancer. While at USC, she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. She was a graduate of the University of Memphis Law School and for 18 years served as the Public Defender for the Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court. She was also on the faculty of the University of Memphis Law School. Walker was a founding member of the Memphis and Shelby County Association of Women Attorneys and served two terms as the associations president. She was also active in neighborhood preservation. She is survived by her husband, William S. Walker 63, PhD 68, her parents, two children and two grandchildren.
DONALD ELLIS FRICKE 66, of Dublin, Calif.; Feb. 14, 1999, at the age of 54, as the result of multiple myeloma. He was employed for many years by the State of California, Department of Transportation, and later had his own appraisal service. He retired in 1998 and moved to Northern California. He is survived by his two daughters and his mother.
HAROLD J. MALESKE PhD 70, of San Antonio, Texas; Sept. 8, 1999, at the age of 83. He was an ordained minister of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and former part-time instructor at USC. During World War II, he became a chaplain in the Army Air Corps, serving in the South Pacific on Guadalcanal, New Caledonia and Fiji. He went on to serve as a reserve chaplain in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years, retiring with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He was a pastor at Lutheran churches in Paw Paw and Centerline, Mich., and in Northbrook, Ill. From 1962 to 1971, he served as senior pastor at Trinity Lutheran Church in Los Angeles. In retirement, he authored several self-help therapy books for people with emotional and behavioral problems. He was a life member of the USC Alumni Association. He is survived by Dorothy, his wife of 58 years, four children, six grandchildren, two great-grandsons and two sisters.
JOHN EARL DAVIES MA 77, of Bainbridge Island, Wash.; Sept. 6, 1999, from complications of diabetes, at the age of 47. He was a journalist whose career began as a police and maritime reporter for the (San Pedro) News Pilot, The Daily Breeze (Torrance) and the Associated Press. In 1985, he joined the (New York) Journal of Commerce, covering maritime issues in Southern California, moved to Seattle for similar work, and then to San Francisco to serve as the publications West Coast editor. He returned to Seattle a few years later, but left the Journal in 1994 because of health problems. He continued to freelance for the paper. He is survived by his mother, two sisters and a brother.
VINCENT ROSETTI PharmD 77; in September 1999, in a hospital shooting in Anaheim, Calif.
MATHEW T. MONEYMAKER 92, of San Diego, Calif.; Nov. 14, 1999, at the age of 29. A lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force, he died when the Navy S-3B Viking electronic surveillance plane he was piloting crashed in the Persian Gulf seconds after launching off the carrier USS John F. Kennedy near Iraq. The plane was scheduled to fly a routine refueling operation. He was one of two fallen aviators on the flight. The other was navigator Lt. Michael Meschke. Moneymaker was on his second deployment as a member of the VS-32 Maulers, having spent almost three years in the squadron. His father, Patrick Moneymaker, is a retired rear admiral who once was a commander of the famous Blue Angels precision flying team. Mathew Moneymaker graduated from high school in the Central Valley farming town of Lemoore before studying engineering at USC, where he was active in Navy ROTC and competed on the USC swim team from 1988 to 1992. Immediately after completing his degree, he signed up for Navy flight school in Pensacola, Fla. Besides his parents, Patrick and Carol, he is survived by three sisters, Kimberly, Sara and Rebecca; one brother, Jonathan; and his fiancée, Josephine Old. Rebecca and Jonathan currently attend USC. Family and friends have established a memorial scholarship in Mats name at USC. The Mathew Moneymaker Memorial Scholar-ship will be awarded each year to the male or female USC swimmer who best typifies the academic achievement, character and team-leading spirit Mat personified while a member of the swim team. Tax-deductible donations should be sent to: Mathew Moneymaker Memorial Scholar-ship Fund, c/o Ron Orr, Heritage Hall, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0602. In addition, a memorial web site has been established at www.remembermat.com.
RUTH CALDWELL of Torrance, Calif.; Oct. 11, 1999, at the age of 90. She was the wife of the late Russell Caldwell MA 48, PhD 48, professor of history at USC from 1945 to 1972. She was a long-time member of Town and Gown and the Faculty Womens Club. Survivors include a son, Stanley Caldwell 63, daughter, Ruth Caldwell 65, a son-in-law, Uwe Rudolf MA 77, a granddaughter, Carol Caldwell Hankey 96, MA 98, and a grandson, William Moon MA 88, MA 90.
PANOS KOULERMOS of Lugano, Switzerland; Sept. 26, 1999, from a stroke, at the age of 66. He was a professor of architecture in the USC School of Architecture and an internationally recognized architect. His work, which combined the traditions of Mediterranean classicism and Italian rationalism, was displayed in major exhibitions, both in the United States and abroad, and published in such international journals as Architettura, Baumeister and Contemporary British Architecture. Among his award-winning designs was a hospital for physically handicapped children in Athens, a public library in Thessaloníki, Greece, and a low-cost housing project in Milan, Italy. A professor at USC since 1973, Koulermos chaired the School of Architectures graduate program from 1973 to 1977 and served as interim dean from 1978 to 1981. He led seminars on architectural theory and history, urban planning and design, the growth and development of Los Angeles and other topics. He founded and directed the schools study-abroad program in Como, Italy. Survivors include his wife, Piera, and a son.
JOSEPH ROOS, of Los Angeles; Dec. 11, 1999, at the age of 94. Nationally recognized as a pioneer in the fields of race relations and community relations, he helped to form USCs Office of Civic and Community Relations, the universitys community outreach arm, in 1984, and continued to advise USC on community relations matters until 1993. A Chicago newspaperman during the height of the Depression, he came West in 1934 to work in book publishing and wound up as a publicist for Universal Pictures. Later, as a pioneering community relations advisor and activist, he helped to infiltrate the prewar Nazi movement in Los Angeles. The pro-Nazi German American Bund, a national organization, arose in Los Angeles in the 1930s about the time Adolf Hitler gained power. Roos, a founding member of the Com-munity Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation Council, took a lead role in investigations that would expose white supremacy groups and help to arouse the local Jewish community to the seriousness of the Third Reichs threat. He gained a nationwide reputation through his work with the Community Relations Committee. In 1969, he started his own firm, Community Relations Consultants. In 1997, at USCs second annual Jewish Community Luncheon, President Steven B. Sample gave Roos a Lifetime Achievement Award for his service to the Southern California Jewish community. Roos is survived by his wife, Alvina, his son and daughter-in-law, and two grandchildren.
GEORGE ANTHONY SANTISTEBAN, of Seattle, Wash.; Jan. 31, of pneumonia, at the age of 81. He taught biology and anatomy at USC, where he began a distinguished career conducing heart research. Later, he became a biology professor at Seattle University and researcher at its Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, where he studied the effects of cancer and other stress on the heart and immune system. Santisteban was one of the first researchers to study the effects of alcohol on the heart. In addition, he was an accomplished skier, winning medals in college and serving for decades on the National Ski Patrol. He is survived by his wife, Tai, five children, a brother, three sisters and six grandchildren.
TRACY E. STREVEY, of Leisure World, Laguna Woods, Calif.; Jan. 15, five days short of his 98th birthday. A professor in the USC history department for nearly two decades (1948 to 1967), he served a dozen years as dean of the USC College of Letters, Arts and Sciences and for six years as USCs vice president for academic affairs. As an administrator, Strevey championed a number of reforms at the university, bringing the faculty into full participation in the decision-making process, including appointments and promotions, budget preparation, and tenure-status determination. He oversaw the unification of assorted undergraduate and graduate courses in religion to form the USC School of Religion in 1966. As a historian specializing in the cultural history of the United States, he was an authority on Joseph Medill, Abraham Lincoln, and the history of the state of Illinois during the American Civil War. He was appointed to the National Historical Publications Commission by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Upon Streveys retirement in 1966, USC awarded him emeritus status and an honorary doctor of laws degree, and later, in 1986, elevated him to the rank of distinguished professor emeritus. During retirement he was a founding member of the steering committee of the Laguna Hills Trojan Alumni Club and a member of the board of USCs Ethel Percy Andrus Gerontology Center. Survivors include his wife of 70 years, Margaret, his son, Tracey Strevey Jr. MD 58, his daughter, Elizabeth Anne Terrell, eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren
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