Marriages

SPENCER CRUMP ’60, MS ’65, MA ’69 and Cynthia DeLois Frank

THOMAS JAMES McCLUSKEY ’85 and Deborah Sue Lunn

JENNIFER APPLETON ’89 and Marek Drell Gootman

KATHARINE C. BRADBURY ’89 and Jeffrey A. Souza

APRIL ANDERSON ’90, MSW ’96, and William Furman O’Dell

MARY E. LOCKE ’90 and Richard Cavallaro

JOANNA DODD MASSEY ’90 and Brian Richard Lowry

JOHN ROSS BUSTILLOS ’91 and Leticia Tomas

DAVID BRENT TOWERS ’91 and Kristin Knapp

MARK O. CORLEY ’92 and Beth Ann Hogan

B.J. DeMEO and Jack Casey

CHRISTINA M. EGGERAAT ’92 and THOMAS B. SHROPSHIRE JR. ’94

JULIE WOOD ’92 and Matthew Oliver

DONNA SANCHES MBA ’93 and James Brunjes

NOMER R. OYTAS ’95 and MARIA ROSELLE CAMPAÑA ’97

CAROL LEA CALDWELL ’96, MEd ’98, and Eric David Hankey

DEBORAH DANIELLE MASON ’96 and Anthony Vincent Montelaro

CAROLYN DIANE PETERS ’97 and MATTHEW CORNELIUS MESCALL IV ’98



Births


CRAIG SChRAGER ’75 and Christina Murphy, a son, Malachi Murphy Schrager. He is the grandson of William Murphy DDS ’43 and the nephew of Danny Murphy DDS ’70, MS ’75

ISABEL WIGLE MULLIN ’76 and Paul Mark Mullin, a daughter, Kellie Rose

DOUG KLEINKAUF ’78 and Pam Kleinkauf, a daughter, Jill Melissa

STEVE SAKLAD PharmD ’78 and Amy Saklad, triplet sons, Joel Abraham, Jared Isaac and Jeremy Jacob

JUDITH CLINE MM ’79 and WILLIAM KRAUSE MM ’79, an adopted son, Carlin Miguel Krause

GINA-MARIE (CELIC) STEA ’79 and RICHARD A. STEA ’80, MD ’88, a son, Thomas Andrew. He joins brothers Anthony, 9, Daniel, 7, and Christopher, 5. He is the grandson of John S. Stea DDS ’57 and the nephew of Tricia L. (Celic) McRae ’81 and John A. Celic ’85

ALBERT E. PEACOCK III ’80, JD ’83, and Robyn Peacock, a son, Albert Edward IV. He is the grandson of the late Albert Edward Peacock ’36

ANDY McCAHON ’83 and LAURIE (CHURCHMAN) McCAHON ’85, a son, Colin Andrew. He joins his four sisters, Brittany, 11, Kayla, 9, Kelsey, 6, and Courtney, 4

TIMOTHY STEELE MM ’83 and Elizabeth Menne, twins, Katherine Audrey and Andrew Joseph

LISA (ACKERMAN) EPPERT ’84 and Thomas Eppert, a daughter, Amy Anne

KARIN (ANDERSON) MOFFITT ’84, JD ’87, and DREW MOFFITT ’84, a son, Christopher G. He joins sister Jessica and brother Adam. He is the nephew of Kristine (Anderson) Shannon ’91

THOMAS ABRELL ’85, MBA ’92, and DIANE (BEDROSIAN) ABRELL ’85, MD ’92, a daughter, Christine Marie. She is the granddaughter of Richard Bedrosian ’60 and Helene (Lyons) Bedrosian ’56; the grandniece of Charles Lyons ’50, LLB ’53, and Edmund Bedrosian ’59, MBA ’68, and has many USC cousins

STEPHANIE ANNAN ’85 and Mark Annan, a son, Brian Patrick

MICHAEL S. ASCHIERIS ’85 and MARY ANN (BYERS) ASCHIERIS ’87, a son, Owen Roscoe. He joins brothers Alec John, 4, and Ian Michael, 2. He is the grandson of John Aschieris DDS ’58 and the nephew of John Aschieris ’83, Jill (Applegate) Aschieris ’84, Ron Aschieris ’85 and Rochelle (Noday) Aschieris ’86

DAVON (ANDERSON) COPELAND ’85 and Todd Copeland, a son, Jack Anderson Copeland. He joins his sister, Grace Yvonne, 3

ROBERT CROWN ’85 and Melinda Crown, a daughter, Elizabeth Rae. She joins sister Victoria Grace

SUSAN PHILLIPS ALLEN ’85, MA ’87, and WILLIAM S. ALLEN ’86, MBA ’89, a daughter, Kristen Elizabeth. She joins brothers Greg, 5, and Mike, 4, and sister Kate, 2. She is the granddaughter of Loren C. Phillips ’54, James R. Allen ’58, Suzanne Sanford ’60; the niece of Jeffrey Phillips ’79 and Deborah Maxwell ’88; and the grandniece of Robert Stage ’56 and Marta Phillips ’56

THERESA SANTOS RODRIGUEZ ’86, MD ’93, and RODRIGO RODRIGUEZ JR. MD ’91, a daughter, Rena Marie. She is the niece of Rebecca S. Rodriguez MA ’91

TAMARA L. TOLLNER ’86 and Michael J. Sieber ’86, a daughter, Brennan Elizabeth. She is the granddaughter of former USC head football coach Ted Tollner, the niece of Bruce Tollner ’87 and Lisa (Gordon) Tollner ’89 and the goddaughter of Marcus Pignotti ’85 and Romy (Smit) Pignotti ’85, DDS ’90. She joins sisters Sheridan, 5, and Kendall, 2

JENNIFER (CUPO) ABBOTT ’87 PharmD ’92, and Thomas M. Abbott, a daughter, Christine Elizabeth

THOMAS A. ANNESTRAND ’87 and Lori Annestrand, a son, Andrew Thomas. He joins his sister Annelise, 6, and brother Eric, 4

DEBBIE (McWHINNIE) HOFFMAN ’87 and Robert Hoffman, a son, Conner James. He is the grandson of William James McWhinnie ’44

SCOTT BROWNSBERGER ’88 and LINDY (DOTTS) BROWNSBERGER ’93, a daughter, Kaylee Dotts Brownsberger

MONIQUE AVAZIAN HACHIGIAN ’88 and Mark Hachigian, a son, Steven Eric. He joins brother Paul, 3

DAVID S. HINES ’88 and JEANETTE (GAFFANEY) HINES ’89 a son, Garret David. He joins his sisters, Sydney Michelle, 6, and Micaela Lee, 3

STEPHANIE (WOOD) HUNT ’88 and BRANDON HUNT ’88, a son, Chandler Wesley. He joins brother Riley Matheson, 3

KAREN KESSELMAN ’88 and BRETT OBULJEN ’89, a daughter, Ashley Noelle. She is the niece of Colleen (Obuljen) Palla ’89

BRIAN RHODES ’88 and ANNA SAUCEDO-RHODES ’94, a daughter, Brianna Alicia. She is the niece of Marc Olivas ’98

JUDITH (CASARES) THIELEMANN ’88 and TROY THIELEMANN ’90, a son, Zachary Davis

CHARLES E. WHITESELL JR. ’88 and Lori Whitesell, a son, Tanner Lee. He is the grandson of Charles E. Whitesell Sr. ’58, JD ’61, and the nephew of Stephen Whitesell ’91

TIMOTHY BOCK ’89 and Marybeth Bock, a son, Carson Michael. He joins sister Payton, 2. He is the nephew of Pati Loyd Lacy ’77 and Norm Lacy ’77

COLLEEN (OBULJEN) PALLA ’89 and John Palla, a daughter, Morgan Jacquline. She is the niece of Brett Obuljen ’89 and Karen Kesselman ’88. She joins sister Lauren, 2.

KENT SNYDER JR. ’89 and Amy Snyder, a son, Nicholas Robert

RIKESH LAL ’90 and Lisa Lal, a son, Arman

TIFFANY (PRUITT) AGUIRRE ’91, MBA ’97, and Andy Aguirre, a son, Ryan James

RICK JONES PharmD ’91 and INGA SCHUETT-JONES ’92, a daughter, Julia Greta

MARLENE T. STREGE ’91 and John Strege, a daughter, Hannah Eileen

CHRISTINE KRALOVANSKY WAHL ’91 and WILLIAM (B.J.) WAHL ’93, a son, Tristan Robert. He joins brother Austin, 3, and sister Madison, 2

MICHELE L. (LEONG) JARVIS ’92, MS ’97, and JOHNATHAN R. JARVIS MS ’97, a son, Bradley Michael

DONNA (SANCHES) BRUNJES MBA ’93 and James Brunjes, a daughter, Natalie Elizabeth. She is the granddaughter of Shannon Brunjes MEd ’54

ANDREW C. SCHUH ’93 and BONNIE J. (WOLFE) SCHUH ’93, a daughter, Hannah Claire Schuh. She joins brother Aaron, 7



Deaths


REGINALD F. DUPUY
’25, of Garden Grove, Calif.; Dec. 4, 1998. He was 95 and one of USC’s oldest surviving football players. Dupuy, who lettered at guard for USC in 1922, ’23 and ’24, was involved in several firsts in Trojan football history. In 1922, he played in the first game in Pasadena’s then-new Rose Bowl stadium, a 12-0 loss to California. At the end of that season, he played in USC’s first Rose Bowl, a 14-3 win over Penn State. Then, in 1923, he played in the first football game in the Coliseum, a 23-7 victory over Pomona. After his USC days, he was a captain in the Navy, then worked in the real estate and insurance industries. He is survived by a son, Richard, a daughter, Sheilah, a stepson, Kyle, two grandchildren and one great grandchild.

ELEANOR (VEALE) KINGSLEY ’27, of Claremont, Calif.; Nov. 24, 1998, at the age of 93. She taught in the Los Angeles school system and then created and ran Kingsley Library Equipment Co. and Kingsley Depository Co. until her retirement in 1994. The freestanding book returns with a cart inside, which she conceived, are found worldwide. While attending USC, she was a member of Alpha Chi Omega. Two sons and a grandson survive her.

KENNETH LEWIS GROSSMAN ’28, of Los Angeles; Oct. 21, 1996, at the age of 93. He had a 55-year career as an executive at both MGM and Universal studios. At USC, he was a member of Kappa Alpha, Cardinal and Gold, producer of “Trojan Huddle” (a 10-year TV show featuring John McKay and emceed by Tom Kelly) and founder and president of the Trojan Shrine Club. He is survived by his two daughters, Marlene Livingston ’55 and Kathleen Brannen ’57, eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.

JOHN D. LUSK ’29, of Laguna Beach, Calif.; Feb. 28, at the age of 91. He was a pioneer developer who built a $500 million real estate empire. Lusk’s company leaves as a legacy the development of much of post-World War II Southern California: more than 40,000 homes and scores of shopping centers, office buildings and industrial parks. He used his vast fortune to support a host of charities and educational programs, including the Lusk Center for Real Estate Development at USC, which began in 1988 with a $4 million grant from the builder. He also endowed the Lusk Chair in Planning and Development at USC’s School of Policy, Planning, and Development (formerly the School of Urban and Regional Planning). He is survived by his wife, Nancy; sons, William and Robert; daughter, Kristen; and seven grandchildren.

SHIGEO KATO ’31, of Seattle, Wash.; Jan. 4, at the age of 96. He was born in Japan and immigrated to California when he was 17. He and his wife owned and operated Ben’s Drug Store in Walnut Grove, Calif., for 46 years. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mitsu, two daughters and a grandson.

GAIUS “GUS” SHAVER ’32, of Fallbrook, Calif.; Oct. 11, 1998, at the age of 88. He was a consensus All-American back for USC’s football team in 1931. A three-year letterman (1929-31) on Coach Howard Jones’ “Thundering Herd” squads, he was a member of the 1931 national champion-ship team and played in two victorious Rose Bowls (1930 and 1932). He scored a pair of fourth quarter touchdowns in the Trojans’ famous 16-14 last-minute victory over Notre Dame in 1931 — USC’s first win in South Bend, which snapped the Irish’s 26-game unbeaten streak. After his football career, he became a salesman of construction equipment and a rancher. He is survived by his wife, Stella, a son, John, a daughter, Karen, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Donations may be made in his name to the American Heart Association.

RALPH E. HALL ’35, of Van Nuys, Calif.; Jan. 31, at the age of 85. At USC, he played the piccolo and flute in the marching band and graduated Sigma Phi Delta. Hall went on to a 30-year career with the Department of Building and Safety for the County of Los Angeles. His wife, Louise, preceded him in death in 1994. He is survived by his daughter, Lynda.

RUTH BOGARDUS ALLEN ’36, ’38, of Bakersfield, Calif.; Feb. 19, at the age of 84. She was the daughter of Emory Bogardus, longtime professor and chair of sociology and dean of the Graduate School at USC, and Edith Bogardus. At USC, she was “Helen of Troy” and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Allen was a charter member of the East Bakersfield High School faculty and an active contributor to Bakersfield community life. She was preceded in death by her husband, Avery Shaw Allen ’29, MS ’39. She leaves a daughter, Wendy Naylor, a son Stephen Allen, and three grandchildren.

ARTHUR GROMAN ’36, of Los Angeles; Dec. 1, 1998, at the age of 84. He was a trial lawyer who had been with the firm of Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp since 1944 and represented such clients as Howard Hughes, Judy Garland, Roman Polanski, Armand Hammer and Fred Goldman. Born in Los Angeles, he graduated from Los Angeles High School and was recruited to USC by the debate coach, professor Alan Nichols. To entice Groman to come, USC awarded him the Laurence B. Bogart Scholarship in 1932. As an alumnus, he was a Presidential Associate and the recipient of the Medal of Merit from the USC Alumni Association. In honor of his 80th birthday, his wife, Miriam, established the Arthur Groman Scholarship Fund at USC Law School. He is survived by his wife, two sons, three stepchildren, a sister and several grandchildren. The family has requested that any memorial contributions be made to Groman’s scholarship fund at USC. They can be sent to the Office of the Dean, USC School of Law, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0071.

JACK C. LIPMAN ’36, of Honolulu, Hawaii; Oct. 15, 1998, at the age of 85. While pursuing his degree in architecture at USC, he also played trumpet in the Trojan Band from 1932 to 1936. Following graduation, he began his career in the Los Angeles area designing commercial and residential projects for a variety of architectural firms, among them A.C. Martin, Arthur Froehlich and Daniel, Mann, Johnson & Mendenhall. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Ann, his son, Stephen ’63, grandchildren, Michael ’93, Robert, Gary and Julie and two great grandchildren.

HAROLD WALTER STEINER JD ’36, of Encinitas, Calif.; Dec. 29, 1998, at the age of 86. He spent his entire career in law and much of his life in Orange County, beginning as a deputy district attorney and culminating with service as a county judge for 17 years.

RANSOM PALMER HALL ’39, of Southern Pines, N.C.; Oct. 25, 1998, at the age of 83. A native of Boston, Mass., he was a Coast Guard veteran of World War II. At USC, he won the national gymnastics championship on the rings. He is a member of the USC Gymnastics Hall of Fame. Surviving are his wife, Betty, a son, four stepdaughters, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

HOWARD M. WALTERS DDS ’39, of Phoenix, Ariz.; Aug. 3, 1998, at the age of 88. He was a dentist in Phoenix. At the USC School of Dentistry he was vice president of his class and a member of Psi Omega dental fraternity. Survivors include his wife, Esther, three daughters, LouAnn, Carolyn and Barbara, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

VIVIAN GRAHAM MA ’40, of Flagstaff, Ariz.; Dec. 26, 1998, when stricken with an aortal aneurysm during a cruise around Cape Horn in South America. She was 81. She was a teacher and social worker dedicated to providing continuing education for adults. Before her 1941 marriage to high school sweetheart Willard Graham, a picture of the two of them appeared in Life magazine. An avid tennis player, she was a finalist in the U.S. Tennis Association National Women’s 75+ Clay Court Championships.

THANE A. KUHLMAN ’40, of Palm Beach, Fla.; Oct. 30, 1998, at the age of 82. He served in the Air Force in the Pacific during World War II as an aide to Gen. Walter Reed, later holding posts with the Central Intelligence Agency and the U.S. State Department. He served as a deputy chief of protocol with Angie Biddle Duke during the Kennedy Administration. Kuhlman was also a foreign service officer in the State Department and worked in Venezuela, El Salvador, Chile, Spain, France and the United Kingdom. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Alice, a son, a daughter, two sisters and four grandchildren.

“ANTELOPE” AL KRUEGER ’41, of Lancaster, Calif.; Feb. 19, after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 79. A three-year letterman in football at USC, he was best known for his heroics when the Trojans met unbeaten Duke in the 1939 Rose Bowl game. USC trailed, 3-0, in the final two minutes when fourth-string quarterback Doyle Nave came into the game and threw four consecutive passes to Krueger, including the game-winning 19-yard touchdown play. After playing professional football and serving as a naval air instructor during World II, he ran a sanitarium for tuberculosis patients in Antelope Valley, Calif. He is survived by his wife, Virginia, daughters Cathy and Karin, son Alvin and five grandchildren.

DOROTHY F. KESSEN ’43, MA ’49, of Rolling Hills Estates, Calif.; Sept. 6, 1998, at the age of 85. She was a longtime educator for the Los Angeles Unified School District and retired principal of schools in Carson, San Pedro and Canoga Park. At USC, she was a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She is survived by two sisters, Cecilia and Dolores, two brothers, Willard and Rick, and numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews.

CALVIN C. STRAUB ’43, of Paradise Valley, Ariz.; Oct. 21, 1998, at the age of 78. He was an architect and educator who became a leader in the California modernist movement. His firm, Buff, Straub & Hensman, was commissioned by Arts and Architecture magazine to create Case Study House No. 20, a design that illustrated the epitome of combining structure with environment for a California home. In 1994, he was honored as a distinguished alumnus of the USC School of Architecture. He is survived by two daughters, Kristen and Kathrin, two grandchildren and a great grandson.

JOANNE (STEPHENS) VENNEMA ’43, of Holland, Mich.; Jan. 2, at the age of 77. Born in Illinois, she taught school in Montebello, Calif., for four years after graduating from USC before moving to Spokane, Wash., where she continued to teach for several years. She was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Lauda Theta and a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority. Survivors include her husband of 56 years, John, a son, two daughters and 10 grandchildren.

GERALD CIMOLINO ’44, of Carlsbad, Calif.; April 23, 1998, at the age of 76, of a ruptured aortic aneurysm. He attended USC in the Navy V-12 program, later serving in the Pacific as a CEC officer with the 148th Seabee Battalion. A self-employed mechanical engineer in San Clemente, Calif., and later in Carlsbad, he retired in 1986. Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Jane (Collinge) Cimolino ’45, sons Marc, a postdoctoral student at USC in 1983-84, and Tony and four grandchildren.

FRED LANDIS DDS ’46, of Chico, Calif.; Nov. 18, 1998, at the age of 83. A retired dentist and pioneer in the field of implant dentistry, he was a member of many medical, fraternal and philanthropic organizations. He retired in 1991 after a stroke. Survivors include his wife, Joan, two daughters, two stepsons, a brother, four grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

HOWARD “BUD” BARISH ’47, of Beverly Hills, Calif.; Nov. 18, 1998, at the age of 76. After graduating from USC, he joined his father in establishing the Barish Chrysler-Plymouth car dealership in Hollywood. The younger Barish operated it for more than 40 years, counting many movie stars among his clientele. A World War II veteran, he earned a Purple Heart in the Battle of the Bulge. Fifty years later, he was able to track down and thank the Army sergeant who saved his life. He is survived by this wife, Dorothy, a son and daughter, and three grandchildren.

LORENE A. MALONE MEd ’47, of La Conner, Wash.; Aug. 29, 1998, of cancer of the abdomen.

WILLIAM L. McGONAGLE ’47, of Palm Springs, Calif.; March 3, of lung cancer. He was 73. A retired Navy officer, he received the Medal of Honor for his heroism as captain of the Liberty, a technical resource ship that was attacked for unknown reasons by Israeli planes and torpedo boats in the eastern Mediterranean during the Six-Day War in 1967. Of the 294-man crew, 34 were killed and 171 wounded. Though severely wounded himself during the unexplained attack, McGonagle remained at his battle station, maneuvering his ship, directing its defense and supervising the control of flooding and treatment of casualties. In retirement, McGonagle participated in the activities of the Half Century Trojans and the NROTC Alumni League. He is survived by two daughters, Cindy and Sandra. Memorial services are being planned for the Liberty reunion in June at Virginia Beach, Va.

RICHARD J. BROWN JR. ’49, MD ’53, of Long Beach, Calif.; Feb. 24, 1998. He was a practicing obstetrician/gynecologist. He is survived by his wife, Sandra, and their four children.

WILLARD CALVIN (BILL) GERE ’49, of Menlo Park, Calif.; Sept. 20, 1998, at the age of 77. He retired from the U.S. Geological Survey in 1979 after 30 years of service, his last position being conservation manager of the Western Region. He was a fellow of the Geological Society of America and a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists. His wife, Margaret (Peggy), preceded him in death in 1983. They had no children.

BILLY J. CROW ’50, of Los Osos, Calif.; Dec. 7, 1998, at the age of 73. Prior to his retirement, he was the owner and president of Golden State Chemical Co. Crow was a charter member of the East Bay Alumni Club, serving as an officer and director for many years. He was president of the club in 1987-88. Passionate about USC baseball, he and his wife, Betty, traveled to a high percentage of Trojan games each year. To honor his dedication to USC, the East Bay Alumni Club has established the Bill Crow Scholarship Fund for deserving East Bay students. Donations can be sent to the USC East Bay Alumni Club, 533 Zenith Ridge Drive, Danville, CA 94506, Attn.: Monica MacIntosh.

RICHARD J. KAMINS LLB ’50, of Los Angeles; Sept. 19, 1998. He was founding partner of the law firm Tyre, Kamins, Kratz & Granoff and former president of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He was awarded the Bronze Star with “V” for valor in recognition of his heroism in thwarting the advance of enemy tanks during his World War II service. He was also awarded the Silver Star for crawling through a minefield under enemy fire and saving the life of a wounded comrade. He is survived by his wife, Grace, three children and a sister.

HENRY McCUTCHEON ’50, of Scottsdale, Ariz.; Feb. 4, of heart failure, at the age of 74. He was a civil engineer who built some 75 Southern California freeway bridges. In 1963, he founded McCutcheon Construction Inc., based in Ontario, Calif., which he owned and operated until 1997.

GORDON McGOWAN ’50, of Hemet, Calif.; Nov. 4, 1998, at the age of 75. The former owner of Den’s Pipe & Tobacco Shop in Escondido, Calif., at USC McGowan belonged to Phi Delta Theta. He is survived by his wife, Helen, two sons and six grandchildren.

E.B. RILEY ’50, of Irvine, Calif.; Oct. 31, 1998. He worked as a civilian for the Navy and Department of Defense for more than 30 years, retiring in 1981 as head of the technical staff of the DOD Wage Fixing Authority. Riley served as president of the Long Beach USC Club, president of the Associated USC Alumni Clubs and, for five years, as a member of the USC Alumni Association’s board of governors. He is survived by his wife, Rene.

JOHN LANE “JACK” HOCH ’51, of Pebble Beach, Calif.; Nov. 10, 1998, at the age of 78. He was an investment advisor who lived in the Toluca Lake area of Los Angeles before moving to Pebble Beach three years ago. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Joan, a son and daughter, a sister and four grandchildren.

MARGARET L. HACKLER MEd ’52, of Laguna Beach, Calif.; Dec. 3, 1998, of cancer, at the age of 86. She was a member of USC Associates, Cardinal and Gold, Spirit of Troy and the Scholarship Club supporting football scholarships. She was also a donor to the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. She was preceded in death by her husband, Russell Hackler EdD ’52.

ROBERT WILLIAM MORTON ’53, of Corona Del Mar, Calif.; Oct. 4, 1998. He was 68. Morton attended USC on a basketball scholarship and majored in business. It was at USC that he met Joyce Keppeler ’53, MA ’57, EdD ’71, whom he married in 1953. Morton was active in the USC Trojan Club and the Basketball Boosters and was a member of Cardinal and Gold. He also served as president of the Junior Board of Directors of the Trojan Club. He is survived by his wife, daughters Julie and Jody and seven grandchildren.

J. KENNETH CORY ’57, of Loomis, Calif.; Nov. 13, 1998, at the age of 61, of prostate cancer. A three-term Democratic state controller of California, he began his public service career as an assemblyman from Orange County. In 1974, he was elected state controller. Since leaving that office in 1986, Cory had been involved in investments. He is survived by his wife, Carole, and children Richard Philip, Janet Elizabeth and David William.

JOHN B. ALLEN ’60, MBA ’62, of Villa Park, Calif.; Sept. 18, 1998, at the age of 72. He had a 40-year career as a real estate executive; Allen also taught at more than a dozen universities and colleges, designed two software packages and authored or coauthored 19 books on various facets of real estate. At USC, he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma and Phi Kappa Phi. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Janet, daughter Kathleen, sons James, John and Kenneth, and four grandchildren.

CAROL L. SIBLEY ’60, of Whittier, Calif.; Oct. 13, 1998, after a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. She had recently celebrated her 60th birthday. She owned Wealth Management, a registered investment advisory firm in the City of Industry. Sibley was known in her community as an outdoor enthusiast whose activities took her, and others under her leadership in the Girl Scouts, to many of the West’s wilderness areas. She was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Surviving are a daughter, Dana, a son, Dean, two grandchildren, and her father, Eugene.

MARY (WATSON) HARRIS ’61, of Columbia, Calif.; May 26, 1998, from ovarian cancer. She worked in elementary schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, serving as a resource teacher, coordinator and acting principal. She is survived by her husband, Jim Harris ’45, MS ’51, EdD ’70, two daughters, five grandchildren and a brother, Joe Wogan DDS ’46.

RICHARD JAMES BEGLEY MS ’63, of Pasadena, Calif.; Sept. 14, 1998, of a heart attack. He was 63. As a senior project manager at the Ralph M. Parsons Co., Begley was instrumental in major engineering projects locally and across the nation, including the rebuilding of the John Wayne Airport in Orange County. Retiring from Parsons as a senior vice president, he went on to manage the largest and most complex environmental clean-up project in the country as president of New Cure Corp. He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Shirley, five children, 13 grandchildren, and a brother and sister.

JOSEPH A. JEAN JR. ’65, of Fullerton, Calif.; June 19, 1998, of brain cancer. He was a CPA in private practice in Fullerton for more than 25 years. He was a member of Accounting Circle, life member of the USC Alumni Association and treasurer of the Trojan Masters Track Club.

MICHAEL A. LIAUTAUD PharmD ’65, of Toluca Lake, Calif.; Aug. 18, 1998, following a cerebral hemorrhage. He was a pharmacist for 33 years and was involved in the family business, Rosemont Drug Co. He later purchased Indian Hills Pharmacy, which was destroyed by the Northridge earthquake. Liautaud was a member of the Professional Pharmacist Association in the San Fernando Valley and was the recipient of the 1992 March of Dimes Premier Parent Award. He is survived by his wife, Lori, a son and two daughters.

ELLEN (JONES) BROTHERS ’68, of Bridal Veil, Ore.; June 14, 1998, of breast cancer, at the age of 52. She worked as a claims adjustor for Wausau Insurance Co. In 1984, she and her husband, Patrick E. Brothers ’67, purchased the historic Columbia Gorge home, Forest Hall, in Oregon, which they planned to open as a bed and breakfast and retreat center. The couple reaffirmed their marriage vows on their 25th anniversary just before her death. She is survived by her husband.

JAMES BERRY MALCOLM MA ’71, of Auburn, Wash.; Dec. 6, 1998, following complications from heart surgery, at the age of 73. He served as an officer in the Air Corps during World War II and the Korean War. A career in civil engineering took him and his family to numerous locations throughout the western United States until his retirement in 1993. He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Joan, three sons, two sisters, a brother, six grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

PAULINE (FENG) MUSE ’72, MA ’88, of Lake Oswego, Ore.; June 25, 1998, in a helicopter crash in Kauai, Hawaii. She was 51. Her 8-year-old daughter, Rebecca Ann, and a friend were also lost. Born in Canton, China, she moved to the United States to attend USC, where she met her husband, James Robert Muse ’66, MBA ’71. After a career in the computer business, she received her master’s degree in accounting at USC and became a revenue agent for the IRS. She is survived by her husband and three sisters, Priscilla, Agnes and Margaret.

DENNIS J. THOMPSON ’72, of Boston, Mass.; Nov. 10, 1998, at the age of 49, of cancer. He was vice president for public affairs at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, and former deputy chief of staff for Massachusetts Gov. Michael S. Dukakis. In addition to his positions in health care and state government, Thompson also worked as a journalist for The Boston Globe, The Real Paper and Rolling Stone, contributing articles ranging from political and cultural trends to critiques of popular music. His love of music led him to organize several concerts and events, including the celebration of Nelson Mandela’s first visit to Boston. He is survived by his wife, Betsy, and son, Jeffrey.

ROSALIND JEAN ANGELL MA ’75, of Evanston, Ill.; Jan. 8, 1998, at the age of 47, of lung cancer. She was director of corporate communications for the George S. May Co., a business management consultant in Park Ridge, Ill. A member of the USC Midwest Alumni Club, she served on the club’s board and provided public relations expertise for the Notre Dame Weekender every other year. She is survived by her parents and a brother, John.

FRED X. LAPSYS MD ’79, of Los Angeles; Nov. 3, 1998, at the age of 47, of complications from pancreatic cancer. He was medical director and chief of staff at the Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. He was also on the faculty of USC’s Department of Family Medicine. Survivors include his wife, Rossana, two children and a sister.

JEFFREY MARTIN STERN ’80, of Hunting-ton Beach, Calif.; Oct. 27, 1998, at the age of 56, of cancer. He had been president and chief executive officer of Superior Electrical Advertising, a Long Beach-based company that creates electronic readerboards, for the last 25 years. He was a member of numerous professional, fraternal, philanthropic and service organizations.

JOCELYN TENORIO DUNHAM ’86, of Lowell, Mass.; Nov. 28, 1998, after an extended illness. She was 34. Dunham attended USC on an Air Force ROTC Scholarship and was commissioned a second lieutenant. During her military career, she was promoted to the rank of captain and received many awards and decorations, among them the Air Force Achievement Medal, the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award and the National Defense Medal. After receiving an honorable discharge in 1992, she worked as a civilian contractor. She is survived by her husband, Arthur, son, Martin, her parents, a sister and two brothers.

JACK BLOOM MD ’91, of Ooltewah, Tenn.; Sept. 16, 1998, at the age of 34, as a result of a car accident. He is survived by his wife, Deidre, and three young children.

RICHARD F. BAKER, of San Marino, Calif.; Jan. 30, at the age of 88. He was emeritus professor of microbiology at the USC School of Medicine and a developer of the electron microscope. An inventor, scholar and consummate researcher, Baker was well known for his early research on electron microscopy during World War II. He arrived at USC in 1947, joining the newly created Department of Experimental Medicine. With USC anatomist Daniel Pease, Baker devised the modern method of preparing tissue to view under the electron microscope. He is survived by his wife, Yunita, his ex-wife, Jean, his ex-wife, Judy, a daughter and stepdaughter, two stepsons, seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

WILLIAM F. CRUM, of Mission Viejo, Calif.; Jan. 27, at the age of 87, after a long illness. He was a professor of accounting at USC’s Marshall School of Business from 1962 to 1977 and chaired the school’s accounting department (now the Leventhal School of Accounting) from 1964 to 1970. He was awarded emeritus status upon retiring in 1977. Survivors include his wife, Kathryn, two stepsons and three brothers.

DENNIS RAY ESTES, of Pasadena, Calif.; Feb. 1, at the age of 57, of a heart attack. He was a mathematics professor at USC and a leading expert in number theory. He began his career in the Department of Mathematics in 1968, later serving as its vice chair for graduate studies for 12 years. He also served on USC’s graduate advisory committee. Estes is survived by his wife, Lee, two daughters, Darcy ’90 and Shelly ’93, his mother, two sisters and a brother. The math department has established the Dennis Ray Estes Graduate Memorial Fund to benefit graduate students in mathematics. Donations may be sent to the Department of Mathematics, Univer-sity of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089-1113.

RICHARD S. IDE, of Los Angeles; Dec. 25, 1998, at the age of 55, of complications following abdominal surgery. He was the former USC vice provost for undergraduate studies and an authority on Elizabethan drama and literature. Ide served as vice provost from 1994 to 1997, leading an effort to raise the graduation rate and improve the quality of undergraduate education at USC. He also served as associate dean of USC’s Leavey Library. He joined the faculty as an assistant professor of English in 1981, became an associate professor in 1984 and a full professor in 1995. He is survived by his companion, David Jensen, his parents and a sister.


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