Obituaries - November/December 2002

November/December 2002

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Obituaries - November/December 2002

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Max Anliker, of Zurich, Switzerland, June 2, at 74, of Alzheimer’s disease. He was a professor of aeronautics and astronautics in the School of Engineering from 1958 to 1971 and conducted research on the biomechanical aspects of aerospace physiology. Survivors include his children and grandchildren.

Count D. Gibson, of West Hartford, Conn., July 23, at 81, of a stroke. From 1969 until his retirement in 1988, he was professor and chair of community and preventive medicine at the Medical School. A pioneer in community health care, he helped establish the Native American Health Center in San Francisco and the Drew Medical Center in East Palo Alto. His wife, Katherine, died in February. Survivors: three sons, Thomas, Aleksey and George; his daughter, Gabriella; and six grandchildren.

David Myer Maurice, of New York, July 20, at 80, of a liver tumor. One of the most influential ocular physiologists of the 20th century, he was a longtime member of the Medical School faculty before joining Columbia U. in 1993. Survivors: his wife, Anna; three daughters, Celia Fulton, ’77, Julia, ’83, and Ruth; four grandchildren; his brother; and his former wife, Carlotta.

Tibor Scitovsky, of Stanford, June 1, at 91, of complications following surgery. A native of Hungary, he served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1946. Following World War II, he taught at Stanford until 1958 and became a prominent economist and unorthodox social critic. He returned to the University in 1970 and was the first holder of the Eberle Professorship in Economics, retiring in 1976. He remained active until the end of his life, publishing articles on economics through the 1990s. Survivors: his wife of 33 years, Elisabeth; and his daughter, Catherine Eliaser.

Richard Jed Wyatt, of Washington, June 7, at 63, of lung cancer. A mental illness researcher, he taught at Stanford and also at Harvard, Duke and Columbia. He joined the National Institutes of Health in 1967 and became chief of the neuropsychiatry branch in 1972. Survivors: his wife, Kay Jamison; two sons, Christopher and Justin; his daughter, Elizabeth; and his sister.


Maria Margarita Espinosa, ’27, MA ’28, of Palo Alto, June 21, at 96. The daughter of one of the founding faculty members of Stanford’s language department, she was an English major and earned her master’s degree in Spanish. After teaching at Palo Alto’s Castilleja School for 13 years, she was appointed headmistress, a position she held for 30 years. Upon retirement in 1971, she joined the Peace Corps and spent two years teaching English at Ewha U. in South Korea. She was the recipient of many awards for her dedication to teaching and community service. Survivors include her brother, Aurelio, ’27, MA ’28.

Elmore Cox Adams, ’28, of San Francisco, December 8, 2001. He majored in economics and was a member of Sigma Chi. He retired in 1969 from Insurance Services Organization. Survivors include his wife, Mildred.


Victor L. Hetzel, ’32, of Long Beach, Calif., December 30, 2001. He was an economics major and a member of El Cuadro. Survivors include his wife, Irene.

Mary Rechif Mulcahy, ’33, JD ’36, of Sacramento, March 26, at 88. A social science and social thought major, she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Kappa Kappa Gamma. She managed land acquisition for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation from 1946 until her retirement in 1971. Survivors include her daughters, Kathy Hillier and Maureen Rhodes, and her son, Mike.

Frederic Clagett, ’34, of Portland, Ore., October 30, 2001, at 89. A chemistry major, he was a member of El Capitan. He worked as a chemist for General Electric and then for the Washington State Office of Community Development, retiring in 1982. His wife of 63 years, Dorothy, died in 2000.

Glenn A. Reed, ’34, MA ’37, PhD ’50, of Saratoga, Calif., March 25, at 91. He majored in English and was a member of El Campo and the tennis team. He served on the San Jose State faculty as head of the English department and retired as professor emeritus. His wife, Ruth, died in 1990. Survivors include his sons, Glenn and Clark.

Gordon T. Frost, ’38, of San Diego, June 4, at 87, of congestive heart failure. He was a communication major, a member of Beta Theta Pi and editor of the Daily. A lieutenant commander in the Coast Guard Reserve, he served in the Pacific during World War II. He was commodore of the San Diego Yacht Club, a member of the board of overseers of UC-San Diego and active in many civic organizations while operating the lumber company that his father founded in 1911. Survivors: his wife of 61 years, Jeanne, ’39; two daughters, Alison Gildred, ’64, and Dulie Ahlering; his son, Gordon; nine grandchildren; and his brother, Albert, ’41.

Frank Marshall White, ’38, of Norwalk, Conn., February 10, at 86, of lung cancer. An economics major, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi and the boxing team. During World War II, he was a major in the OSS, the predecessor of the CIA. After the war, he worked for the United Press and later for Time-Life, where he had a distinguished career that included seven years as chief correspondent in Paris. Survivors: his wife of 58 years, Druscilla; three daughters, Marcia Lannon, Michele White-Fletcher and Sally; his son, Frank; and nine grandchildren.

Richard Conrad Clarke, ’39, of Westlake Village, Calif., June 14, at 84. He majored in general engineering and was a member of El Campo and the football and swimming teams. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps. He worked for UCLA for 32 years, retiring as associate director and hospital engineer of the UCLA Medical Center. Survivors: his wife of 64 years, DeVonne; three children; 21 grandchildren; and 39 great-grandchildren.

Harry M. Conley, ’39, of Woodside, July 9, at 85, of congestive heart failure. A bomber and fighter pilot during World War II, he flew 89 missions and was awarded 14 medals. From 1947 to 1976, he operated cattle ranches in California, Oregon, Nevada and Idaho and then managed cattle-feeding operations in Texas, Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming until 1994. He was one of the incorporators of the town of Portola Valley and created the Portola Valley Training Center, a major racehorse facility. His first wife, Jane Ann, died in 1977. Survivors: his wife of 16 years, Marcy; four daughters, Karen Sorenson, Vian Cafaro, Robin Flournoy, and Sue; four stepchildren; five grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren.

Florence Erskine Sinton, ’39, of San Francisco, August 1, at 83, of pneumonia. A history major, she became the first woman history professor at San Francisco City College. She traveled extensively and wrote travel articles for several magazines. Survivors include her three sons, John Gantner, ’62, Anthony Gantner, ’72, and Steven Gantner.


Frank Hal Boettcher, ’40, of Los Angeles, May 7. He majored in political science and was a member of Phi Kappa Psi. During World War II, he served as an artillery officer in the Army. He had a long career in the insurance industry, and the insurance brokerage firm he co-founded in 1968, Hayden-Boettcher & Co., continues to be operated by his daughter. His first wife, Georgia, died in 1975, and his second wife, Ruth, in 1989. Survivors: two sons, George and Buzz; his daughter, Carole; and five grandchildren.

Quentin Mitchell “Cooty” Thompson, ’41, of Orinda, Calif., May 17, at 83, of cancer. An economics major, he was a member of Zeta Psi and the baseball team. He served as a Navy pilot during World War II. He was a retired insurance executive. Survivors: his wife of 57 years, Elizabeth, ’44; three daughters, Carol Kleps, Wendy Shearer and Sally; his son, Peter; and six grandchildren, including Antja Thompson, ’00.

Virginia Volkmann Bosche, ’42, of Piedmont, Calif., March 11, at 81. She was a French major and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. With her former husband, John, ’32, who predeceased her, she established the Bosche Vineyards of Rutherford, Calif. Survivors: two sons, John, MS ’77, and Lawrence; two daughters, Joanne Ehrlich, ’71, and Beatrice Hedlund; six grandchildren; and her brother.

Albert Allen “Bert” Coddington, ’42, of Atherton, July 29, at 82. He majored in general engineering and was a member of Theta Chi. During World War II, he served in the Navy. He was a partner in Coddington Co. Consulting Engineers from 1946 to 1969 and then worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for 16 years and for the Navy until 1990. Survivors: his wife, Arlene, ’44; two sons, Brent and Kent; his daughter, Dale, ’78; five grandchildren; and his sister, Shirley Roberts, ’47.

Mabel Buss Crittenden, ’42, of Portola Valley, July 1, at 85. She majored in biological sciences. After earning a master’s degree in library science, she became a librarian for the Portola Valley School District and co-authored Wildflowers of the West. Survivors: four daughters, Beth Schwarzman, MS ’70, Susan Zoller, Joan and Laurel; five grandchildren; her brother, Robert Buss, PhD ’40; and her sister.

Eugene R. “Gene” Hammond, ’43, of Lahaina, Hawaii, May 23, at 81, of a heart attack. His wife, Dorris, ’45, predeceased him. Survivors include his three daughters, Jane Summers, Susan Beasley and Nancy Freeman.

Ruth Alma Mellinkoff Watt, ’43, of Stanford, May 26, at 80. She majored in history. She was a teacher and conservationist and contributed significantly to the establishment of the Humanities Center at Stanford when her husband, the late Ian Watt, was its first director. Survivors: her daughter, Feeny Reed; her son, George; and three grandchildren.

Noel Blanchard Young, ’44, of Santa Barbara, Calif., May 31, at 79, of Alzheimer’s disease. He majored in communication and served as a war correspondent in the Philippines during World War II. In 1969, he launched Capra Press, a small, independent publishing house best known for publishing short works by such famous authors as Ray Bradbury, Raymond Carver, Henry Miller and Anaïs Nin. Survivors: three daughters, Caitilin Babb, Hilary Brodey and Molly; his son, Aaron; four grandchildren; two great-grandsons; his former wives, Margaret and Judith; and his companion, Lisa Cabryl.

Richard “Dick” Steadman Hambleton, ’45, of Pasadena, Calif., May 7, at 78. During World War II, he served in the Navy. He practiced orthodontics for 45 years and was a clinical professor of graduate orthodontics at USC. Survivors: his wife, Doreen; two sons, Richard and Robert; his daughter, Dorinda Bishop; and 10 grandchildren.

Warren David Mohr, ’45, of San Francisco, June 7, at 80. He was a biological sciences major and a member of El Toro. During World War II, he served in the Army. A longtime travel agent and former president of the San Francisco Orchid Society, he was a leading collector of Charles Darwin memorabilia. In 1994, he donated his collection of more than 1,600 autographed books, photographs and engravings to the Huntington Library. Survivors: his wife of 40 years, Betty; and his brothers Jacob, ’42, and Russel.

Catherine Mary Grim Gebhardt, ’46, of Boise, Idaho, April 4, at 77, of lung disease. She majored in education. She was a retired travel agent and a published author of children’s stories. Survivors: her husband of 56 years, Thomas; four daughters, Catherine Elkins, Chris Gebhardt-Minow, Mary Bulkin and Trish Orlando; and 10 grandchildren.

George M. Mullin, ’47, of Englewood, Colo., in November 2001. He was an economics major. Survivors include his wife, Virginia.

Evan Townsend Pugh, ’47, of Belvedere, Calif., June 18, at 81, of a stroke. He was an economics major and a member of El Cuadro. During World War II, he served in the Navy in the Pacific. He was vice president of Overseas Shipping Co., agents for Scandinavian and British freighters. He was commodore of the Corinthian Yacht Club, secretary of the St. Francis Yacht Club and rear commodore of the Cruising Club of America. In 1995, he was named Belvedere’s Emeritus Citizen for his service to the community. Survivors: his wife, Barbara; his daughter, Nancy Norstad; and his granddaughter.

John Adolf Turner, ’49, of Menlo Park, May 29, at 84. He was a psychology major and earned his medical degree from the U. of Lausanne, Switzerland. He completed his psychiatric training at the Menninger School in Topeka, Kan., and opened his private psychiatric practice in San Francisco in 1961. Survivors: his wife, Agneta; two sons, Jon and Stephen; his daughter, Catherine Harvey; six grandchildren; and his sister.


Krist A. Biakanja, ’50, of San Jose, May 26, at 75, of pancreatic cancer. He was a biological sciences major. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps. He earned his medical degree at USC and served as chief of pediatrics at Good Samaritan Hospital and Valley Medical Center. Survivors: his wife of 50 years, Julia; five sons; four daughters; and his sister.

John Martin “Boots” Blatt, ’50, of Indio, Calif., July 10, at 79. He was an industrial engineering major and a member of the ski team. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps. After competing on the 1948 U.S. Olympic Ski Team, he worked in agriculture, managing the Janss Corp. properties. Survivors: his wife, Marcia; three children, Michael, Julianne and Kelly; four grandchildren; and his brother.

Glen M. Dodd, ’50, MS ’51, of Palisades, Calif., May 13, at 89. He was an electrical engineering major. He served in the Naval Reserve, and his engineering career included six years at the Navy Electronics Lab. Survivors include his brother, Clyde.

Norma Jean Clark Rosa, ’50, of Fresno, Calif., June 17, at 73, of Parkinson’s disease. She majored in psychology. An elementary school teacher, she was an active volunteer with the Mormon Church. Survivors: her husband, Irwin, ’48; three daughters; two sons; and 21 grandchildren.

Carol Marie Penney Guyer, ’51, of Woodside, July 7, at 72, of cancer. An international relations major, she was active in the ASSU. Dedicating her life to public policy, philanthropy and social advocacy, she worked at U.N. refugee camps in Pakistan, promoted cultural exchanges in India and participated in the civil rights movement. She was president of the James C. Penney Foundation, created by her father, and served on the boards of many organizations, including the Smithsonian Institution, the Haas Center for Public Service and Environmental Defense. Her husband, David, ’48, predeceased her. Survivors: six children, Shelly, Marion, Leigh, Cynthia, Grant and Alissa Keny-Guyer, ’81; 11 grandchildren; and her sister, Mary Wagley.

George Edmund Lindsay, ’51, PhD ’56, of Tiburon, July 16, at 85, of congestive heart failure. He majored in biological sciences. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Force as a combat cameraman. He was director of the San Diego Natural History Museum from 1956 to 1963, and for the next 20 years, he directed the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. Survivors include his five stepchildren.

Kate Breckinridge Prewitt, ’51, of Lexington, Ky., March 15. She majored in sociology. She was a flight attendant with Pan American World Airways and a volunteer guide at historic sites in Central Kentucky.

Charles W. “Bill” Strong, ’51, of Palos Verdes Estates, Calif., July 1. An economics major, he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma. During the Korean War, he served as a Naval officer. He was a banker and longtime real estate lender with the Sutro Organization in California. Survivors: his wife of 49 years, Marcia; his son, Richard, ’76; his daughter, Carol Stone, ’79; six grandchildren; and his sister.

James Keith McWilliams, ’52, of San Francisco, July 23, at 74. He was an economics major. He served in the Navy from 1946 to 1948 as an electronic technician. An investment counselor, he was a partner in the firm Lilienthal & McWilliams. He was a board member of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and the Florence Crittenden Home and past president of the University Club. Survivors: his wife of 34 years, Anne, ’53; two sons, Kevin and Keith; his daughter, Robin Mathews; seven grandchildren; two brothers; and his sister.

Marilyn Lee Wright Mitchell, ’52, of Los Angeles, May 15, at 73. She majored in education and was a bridge life master. Survivors: her son, James; her daughter, Karen; two grandchildren; and her sister.

Johanna Barnett Wenrick, ’53, of Woodside, December 31, of a brain hemorrhage. Survivors include her husband, Howard, ’51, MS ’52.

John R. Griffiths, ’55, JD ’60, of Palo Alto, July 29, at 68, of cancer. He majored in history and was a member of Theta Delta Chi. He was the managing partner in Crist, Griffiths, Bryant, Schulz & Biorn until 1990, when he left the firm to open a mediation practice that managed complex civil litigation. Survivors: his wife of 47 years, Ann, ’56; four daughters, Jennifer Morrissey, Natalie Richardson, Susan Jones and Ann; and seven grandchildren.

Richard L. McElheny, ’58, MBA ’60, of Washington, July 2, of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. He was a geology major and a member of Phi Kappa Psi. Survivors: his wife, Barbara, ’60, MA ’61; his son, Sean; and his daughter, Meghan.

Robert Laurie Bollen, ’59, of Portola Valley, May 4, at 64, of cancer and congestive heart failure. He was a physics major. He spent his entire career as a research physicist at SRI International and was the author of more than 50 reports and articles. Survivors: his wife of 35 years, Lynne; his son, John; and his daughter, Kirsten.


Richard Walton Hall, ’61, MS ’63, of Redwood City, July 2, at 62. An industrial engineering major, he was a member of Phi Delta Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Tau Beta Pi and the football and rugby teams. During the Vietnam War, he served in the Marine Corps. He was a consultant for Leigh Fisher Associates in San Francisco. Survivors: his wife, Virginia; his daughter, Dana; two stepdaughters; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; his mother; and two half sisters.

Joseph Anthony Mecia, ’64, of Pacifica, Calif., June 29, at 60, of cancer. He was a political science major and a member of Phi Gamma Delta. After earning a degree from Hastings College of Law, he was an attorney with BHP-Utah Minerals and served as a public defender in Santa Clara County. Survivors: three children, Tony, Tori and Mike; one granddaughter; and two sisters.


Norman Brant Chandler, ’75, of Ojai, Calif., May 3, at 49, of a brain tumor. A communication major, he became an executive with the Los Angeles Times, the newspaper his family headed from 1884 to 2000. He was a photographer and painter as well as an avid sportsman and auto racer. Survivors: his wife of 26 years, Jane; his children, Otis, ’00, Christopher, Dana and Jenna; his father, Otis, ’50; his mother, Marilyn DeYoung, ’53; his brothers, Harry, ’75, and Michael; his sisters, Cathleen Eckhardt and Carolyn; his grandmother, Jane Ward; his stepmother, Bettina; and his stepfather, Patrick DeYoung.

Thomas Antony “Tony” Tweedy, ’77, of Sacramento, May 4, at 48. An economics major, he was a member of the lacrosse team. He was a partner in the law firm of Bolling, Walter & Gawthrop. Survivors: his wife, Patricia; his daughter, Erin; his father, Tom, ’50; his mother, Arleen ’52; his brother; and his sister.


E. Price Stover, ’82, MD ’88, of San Carlos, May 24. A psychology major, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He was an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Stanford Medical School. Survivors include his wife, Sangita Shah.

Elisabeth F. Targ, ’82, MS ’82, MD ’87, of Portola Valley, July 18, at 40, of glioblastoma. She was a physician and professor of psychiatry at UCSF, director of the Complementary Medicine Research Institute at California Pacific Medical Center and a research fellow at the Institute of Noetic Sciences. Survivors: her husband of two months, Mark Comings; two brothers, Alexander, ’84, and Nicholas; her father, Russell; and her grandmother.


Sarah Catherine Tracy, ’93, MS ’94, of Sacramento, June 28, at 30, of suicide. She majored in mechanical engineering and earned her master’s degree in civil engineering. She was a member of Alpha Phi Omega, the crew team and the Stanford Quad. She was an avid environmentalist and worked as a water resources engineer in California and Georgia. Survivors: her parents, Jim and Sue; her brother Joe; and her fiancé, Eduardo Diaz, ’93, MBA ’01.


Sharon Lynn Monsky, MBA ’80, of Santa Barbara, Calif., May 11, at 48, of scleroderma. Diagnosed with the degenerative disease, she resigned from the international management-consulting firm McKinsey & Co. in 1985 to launch the Scleroderma Research Foundation and its research centers at UCSF and Johns Hopkins U. She was appointed to an advisory board of the National Institutes of Health and raised more than $14 million for the foundation dedicated to finding a cure. Survivors: her husband, Mark Scher; two daughters, Samantha and Montana; her son, Max; her mother; her sister; and her brother.


Marilyn Ann Jones Derby, MA ’53, of Citrus Heights, Calif., June 7, at 73, of cancer. She was an elementary school teacher and a volunteer at Mercy San Juan Hospital. Survivors: three sons, Jim, Brian and Craig.

Calvin Gin Mak, MA ’53, of Palo Alto, July 25, at 77. He taught in the Palo Alto Unified School District for more than 30 years and was active in the Chinese Community Club. His wife, Frances, predeceased him. Survivors: two sons, Marshall and Sidney; his daughter, Sheri Roloff; and his grandchildren.

Cramer Hill Owen, MA ’54, of Fresno, Calif., June 12, at 89. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Corps. He taught art in the Palo Alto Unified School District for 23 years, retiring in 1978. Survivors: three children, Indira Rimkeit, El Hilliard and Cramer; and his former wives, Freya Weaver, MA ’54, PhD ’61, and Virginia Bailey.

Louise Watson Porch, EdD ’55, of Fresno, Calif., March 2, at 101. She received her bachelor’s degree in dietetics and nutrition in 1922 from Rockford College in Illinois and her master’s in 1939 from Columbia U. She began her teaching career at Stephens College in Missouri and went on to chair the home economics department at Fresno State U., where she taught from 1942 to 1968, retiring as professor emerita. Survivors include her nieces and nephews.

Rose E. Sabaroff, EdD ’57, of Mission Viejo, Calif., June 12, at 83, after heart surgery. Her teaching career included positions at Oregon State U., Virginia Tech and Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, as well as elementary schools in San Francisco. Survivors: her husband, Bernard; her son, Ronald; her daughter, Katya Taylor; a granddaughter; and her sister.

Ivan Allain, MA ’60, of Vallejo, Calif., June 9, at 74, of a stroke. He served in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. Described by his colleagues as the Vince Lombardi of high school football, he had a 31-year career as a coach and physical education teacher at Redwood City’s Sequoia High School, retiring in 1988. Survivors: his wife, Marilynn; two sons, Jeffrey and Jon; and his daughter, Krislynn Nalley.


Paul Wilbur Klipsch, Engr. ’34 (electrical engineering), of Hope, Ark., May 8, at 98. During World War II, he served in the Army as a lieutenant colonel. He founded Klipsch Audio Technologies in 1946. His original building in Hope is now the Klipsch Museum of Audio History.

Humanities and Sciences

Burton Russell Brazil, PhD ’54 (political science), of San Jose, March 15, at 82. During World War II, he served as an Army officer. In a 36-year faculty career at San Jose State, he served as chair of the political science department, dean of the School of Arts and Sciences and executive vice president of the university. After helping incorporate Saratoga, Calif., as a city, he was appointed its first mayor in 1956 and served two four-year terms. Survivors: his wife, Helen; two sons, Wayne and John; two daughters, Anne Kolb and Lynn; seven grandchildren; and his sister.

James Brooks Maue, MA ’54 (philosophy), of Long Beach, Calif., October 9, 2001. Survivors include his wife, Jo.

Robert Bruce McCown, MS ’66, PhD ’75 (physics), of Columbus, Ohio, June 9. Survivors include his wife, Ranna Christenson, ’72.

Robert Thomas Raynesford, MA ’67 (communication), of Garden City, Kan., March 28, at 58. After a career as a public relations executive, he worked since 1995 as a neuromuscular therapist. Survivors: his son, Derek; two grandchildren; his mother; his sister; and his companion, Jani Wood.

John Davis Wirth, PhD ’66 (history), of Atherton and Santa Fe, N.M., June 21, at 66, of a heart aneurysm. He died three days after he retired as the Gildred Professor of Latin American Studies at Stanford. A member of the history faculty for 36 years, he concentrated on 20th-century Brazil and South America and, more recently, on Pan-American environmental politics. He authored four books on Latin American history, directed Stanford’s Center for Latin American studies, was a Fulbright fellow, served as vice provost for academic planning and development for three years, and was co-founder and president of the tri-national North American Institute in Santa Fe. In 1994, he served on an advisory committee for the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation, created to ensure environmental responsibility to NAFTA. Survivors: his wife of 42 years, Nancy; three sons, Peter, ’84, Nicholas and Timothy; four grandchildren; his sisters, Carla Henebry and Mary Gilland; his brother, Timothy, PhD ’73; and his half brother, John Wiebenson.

Theodore “Ted” Sizer Cochran, MA ’73 (communication), of San Rafael, Calif., July 5, at 62, of suicide. During the Vietnam War, he was an Air Force helicopter rescue commander who won the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal for his more than 200 combat rescue missions. He was a filmmaker and owner of Cochran Film Productions. Survivors: his wife, Alice; two sons, Bill and Theodore; one grandchild; his mother; two brothers; and his sister.


J. Marquis “Mark” Eastwood, JD ’75, of Plymouth, Minn., June 9, at 52, of cancer. He was chair of the trial department and a partner at Dorsey & Whitney in Minneapolis. In 1995, he started the New Vistas Legal Clinic to help teenage mothers and, this year, received the Hennepin County Bar Association’s Distinguished Pro Bono Service award. Survivors: his wife, Sherry; two daughters, Kristi and Kelly; his brother; and two sisters.

James F. Roach, JD ’48, of Davis, Calif., April 27, at 79, of Alzheimer’s disease. During World War II, he served as a Marine Corps officer. After serving as a Yolo County, Calif., deputy district attorney, he entered private practice in 1954. He became Yolo Superior Court judge in 1978, retiring in 1992. Survivors: his wife of 60 years, Pat; his son, Brian; two daughters, Ann Montgomery and Eileen, ’67; and his brother.

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