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Vital Statistics

Inaugurations

These members of the College community recently represented Bates at college and university inaugurations.

  • President Donald W. Harward at the inauguration of Michael F. Adams as president of the University of Georgia at Athens
  • Jane Parsons Norris ’46 at the inauguration of Scott E. Knapp as president of Central Maine Technical College
  • Eugene L. Woodcock ’45 and Carolyn Peterson Woodcock ’45 at the inauguration of Jon C. Strauss as president of Harvey Mudd College

New Endowments

Evelyn and Charles R. Boothby Library Fund
Given by bequest of Charles R. Boothby ’26, in loving memory of his wife, Evelyn V. Boothby, to be used by the Library Committee without restriction, for the acquisition of reading, audio, and technological materials for the George and Helen Ladd Library, with preference in the fields of history and English.

Barbara M. Doane ’54 Scholarship Fund
Given by Barbara M. Doane ’54 in appreciation for the education she received at Bates College, with preference for a student planning a career in secondary education, particularly in social-studies teaching.

Frank and Ruth Glazer Music Scholarship Fund
Given by Ruth and Bates artist-in-residence Frank Glazer for a student majoring in music and interested in performance, composition, or musicology.

Mona Hodnett Kennedy ’16 and Frank E. Kennedy ’17 Scholarship Fund
Given by Joanne Kennedy Murray ’53 in honor of her parents, Mona Hodnett Kennedy ’16 and Frank E. Kennedy ’17, for student financial aid, with preference for a student demonstrating extraordinary financial need.

Recent Bequests

Berenice Belmore HC’21 $2,000
The widow of Carl W. Belmore ’21, her gift was added to the Annual Alumni Fund.

Charles R. Boothby ’26 $785,000
A teacher of English at Lincoln Univ. in Chester County, Pa., and for many years at the high school in Port Chester, N.Y., his bequest creates the Evelyn and Charles R. Boothby Library Fund.

Norman S. McCallister ’31 $18,835
The bequest of Norman S. McCallister ’42, Ed.M. ’38, professor of mathematics at Northeastern Univ., was added to the general scholarship endowment, as he requested.

Meredith “Pete” Burrill ’25 $5,000
The bequest of Meredith Burrill ’25, renowned geographer, recipient of an honorary Sc.D. from Bates in 1960, and always active in Bates affairs, was added to the H. Roger Arnold Scholarship Fund, originally given by Dr. Burrill in honor of his classmate.

Burtra Dresser Purinton Stanitis ’17 $5,000
Secretary to the dean of Yale Univ. and to the commandant of the Army War College, her first husband was classmate Arthur L. Purinton. Burtra Stanitis’ bequest was added to the Annual Alumni Fund in her memory.

Albert J. St. Denis ’44 $5,000
The bequest of Albert St. Denis ’44, education advisor for the U.S. government, is for scholarship aid and was granted in his name to a current Bates student as financial aid.

Marriages

1964
Nancy Dillman Larson and John David, Aug. 23, 1997.

1978
Jacqueline B. Miller and Thomas W. Storey, Aug. 23, 1997.

1982
Jennifer Begel and D. Blaine Riggle, July 6, 1997.
Maryke Cleland and Mark Schlehofer, Sept. 1997.
Deanne Tozier and Greg Pizzo, May 27, 1995.

1983
Lisa Young Wallace and Michael G. Ouellet, June 30, 1997.

1984
Laurie Jo and James W. Hunt III, May 2, 1997.

1987
Kathleen Flaherty and Doug Pratt, Nov. 1, 1997.
Jennifer M. Taylor and Christopher W. Hobler, July 12, 1997.
Carolyn S. Peterson and Ted C. Goerner, July 12, 1997.
Rebecca Fink and Peter Wassarman, Dec. 6, 1997.

1988
Debra L. Butler and Stephen Glidden, June 1, 1996.
Jordan Gregory and Ruaridh Cumming, May 17, 1997.
Barbara L. Ginley and Bradford J. MacCachran. Sept. 27, 1997.
Susan F. Luedee and Michael G. Bates, Dec. 20, 1997.

1989
Judy Fournier and Joshua P. Cole, April 13, 1996.

1991
Stacey A. Cramp and Scott M. Douglas, Oct. 18, 1997.

1992
Heidi S. Thomas and Anson C. Clough, July 26, 1997.
Kathleen M. Doughty and David J. Bamford, Sept. 13, 1997.
Caitlin A. Hunt ’93 and Andrew D. Kang, Aug. 30, 1997.

1993
Lara Collier and Steven J. Atkins, Sept. 27, 1997.
Becky Colman and Carson Fiske, Aug. 9, 1997.
Caitlin A. Hunt and Andrew D. Kang ’92, Aug. 30. 1997.
Kathryn P. Gunzelman and Aaron H. Johnson, May 31, 1997.
Michele L.S. and Marc R. Hallee, June 29, 1996.
Deborah L. Miller and John McDevitt, July 26, 1997.
Juri Perez and Josarie Molina, July 14, 1997.
Michelle Ott Lynn and Clyde V. Prestowitz III, Oct. 4, 1997.

1994
Sheela Agarwal and Joshua B. Merrow, Aug. 16, 1997.
Heidi Bishop and Steve Miller, Aug. 9, 1997.
Erica E. Devine and Derek A. Podgorni, Aug. 10, 1996.
Jennifer L. Case and Patrick Callahan, Aug. 31, 1997.
Emily Jackson and James Sanborn ’96, June 1996.
Sherry A. Stadig and Robert A. Guardino, Oct. 4, 1997.

1995
Victoria A. Welch and Cem Tuncan, May 27, 1997.

1996
Emily Jackson ’94 and James Sanborn, June 1996.

Births

1980
Scott and Catherine Baird Burns, Jennifer A., Sept. 6, 1996.
Joe and Nancy Farara, Keegan, March 1996.
Scott and Ann Prince Hecker, Noel Francis, Oct. 9, 1997.

1981
Robert and Ellen Kinnealey Tyler, Kali Kinnealey, Aug. 19, 1997; Samantha Julia, June 5, 1996.
Richard and Jean Joyce Thompson ’82, Ellen, March 24, 1997.

1982
John and Lorri Chapman, Peter Joseph, Oct. 17, 1997.
Pieter and Jane Dahlquist DeHaas, Abigail Grace, May 1, 1997.
Joel Fisher and Lisa Denning, Jolie Denning Fisher, Oct. 25, 1997.
Tim Kane and Beth George ’85, Spencer Frederick, July 9, 1997.
Greg and Deanne Pizzo, Anthony James, Oct. 22, 1997; Dominic Alphonse, Feb. 6, 1996.
Richard ’81 and Jean Joyce Thompson, Ellen, March 24, 1997.
Karl-Olof and Kristen Mills, Kristian-Olof, Aug. 20, 1997.

1983
Lawrence and Mary Blackburn Sparks, David, Jan. 1, 1998.
Thomas and Susan Cameron Reres, Matthew, Sept. 1997.
Edward and Jane Driscoll Cushing, Tess, May 1996.
William Barrett and Laurel Hayes, Gavin Barrett Hayes, Dec. 1997.
James and Ellen Tobin, Claire Elizabeth, Oct. 17, 1997.
Steven and Margaret Webb Wright ’86, Barbara, March 1997.

1984
Stephen and Elizabeth Whitaker, Ernestine Brooke, Feb. 9, 1998.

1985
Roy and Rachel Belden, Hannah Joelle, July 25, 1997.
Steve and Georgeanne Ebersold DiCenso, Sara Elizabeth, Nov. 28, 1997.
Timothy Kane ’82 and Beth George, Spencer Frederick, July 9, 1997.
James Russell and Julie Carson, Rex Avery and Grace Paige, Dec. 14, 1997.
1986
Todd and Laurie Bragdon O’Brien ’87, Justin Connor, Aug. 8, 1996.
Wesley and Norma Toner, Megan Marie, April 13, 1997.

1987 Todd ’86 and Laurie Bragdon O’Brien, Justin Connor, Aug. 9, 1996.
Christopher and Rebecca Stevens Fasciano ’88, Andrew John, Jan. 29, 1998.
Joseph and Kimberly Finethy Harris, Griffin, Nov. 6, 1997.

1988 Robert and Darcy Butler, Robert Thomas, March 21, 1997.
Christopher ’87 and Rebecca Stevens Fasciano, Andrew John, Jan. 29, 1998.

1989
Michael and Patricia Sisk, Tyler Raymond, Dec. 9, 1997.

1991
Andrew and Veronica Toro Pritchard, Angela Veronica Toro Pritchard, Oct. 24, 1997.

Deaths

The following deaths recently have become known to the College:

1926
Frank M. Maxim, Feb. 27, 1998.

1930
Frank P. Panzarella, Feb. 10, 1998.

1932
Margaret Jacobs Snider, Feb. 2, 1998.

1934
Norman P. Priest, March 16, 1998. Gertrude Stevens Davis, March 3, 1998.

1936
Edith Milliken Wade, Feb. 17, 1998.

1937
Eugene S.T. Connell, March 4, 1998.

1938
Belle Dunham Muller, March 17, 1998.

1941
Mildred Brown Ray, Feb. 23, 1998

1945
Carolyn Peterson Woodcock, March 14, 1998.

1948
Katherine Barbalias, Sept. 6, 1997.
Russell W. Burns, Feb. 6, 1998.

1949
Linden O. Blanchard, Nov. 24, 1997.

1951
Ruth Burgess Hatch, Feb. 22, 1998.

1960
James DeMartine, Jan. 20, 1998.

1972
Dean M. Peterson, Feb. 18, 1998.

Former Faculty Ilene Avery, March 22, 1998.

Correction: In the obituary for Florence Lindquist Slocum ’50 in the winter issue, the date of her marriage to Frederick Slocum ’50 was incorrectly listed as 1959. The correct date is 1951.


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