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Friedlaender Memorial

A memorial service for Professor Ann F. Friedlaender, Class of 1941 Professor of Civil Engineering and Economics and the first woman to be an academic dean at MIT, will be held at 3pm Monday, Dec. 7, in the Bartos Theater, Building E15.Professor Friedlaender died October 19 at the age of 54 after a long illness with cancer. She was dean of the School of Humanities and Social Science from 1984 to 1990.

William Annand Jr.

Services have been held for William Annand Jr., 79, a retired estimator at Graphic Arts, who died October 20. Formerly of Quincy, Mr. Annand was living in Johnson City, TN, at the time of his death. He worked at Graphic Arts from 1972 until his retirement in 1983.Survivors include his wife, Marlene Marshall Annand; a daughter, Janay Auchincloss of Toronto; a son, William Annand III of California; two stepsons, Norman and Charlie Marshall of Tennessee, and seven grandchildren.

Joseph D. Balog

Joseph D. Balog, 72, of Rockland, a retired foreman at Lincoln Laboratory, died on October 26. A US Navy veteran, he worked at Lincoln from 1977 until his retirement in 1986.Mr. Balog is survived by his wife, May D. Saulnier Balog, and two sons, Dennis of Jamaica Plain and Dale Balog of Allston. Memorial contributions may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 294 Pleasant Street, Stoughton, 02072.

Fred A. Cammon

Fred A. Cammon, 79, a retired member of the Campus Police, died October 22 in Venice, FL, where he had been living. A retired captain in the Somerville Police Department, Mr. Cammon worked at MIT from 1973-77. He leaves a son, Fred C. Cammon, and two grandchildren.

Carl Gavlik

Word has been received of the October 31 death of Carl Gavlik, 68, of Dracut. Mr. Gavlik worked at Haystack Observatory from 1963 until his retirement in 1986. He is survived by his wife, Alice Gavlik, two daughters and two grandsons.

Mary E. Lawson

A funeral Mass was held for Mary E. Lawson, 84, of Arlington, a retired staff member in the Comptroller's Accounting Office, who died October 30. Mrs. Lawson worked at MIT from 1962 until her retirement in 1973.She leaves her husband, James F., two sons, Douglas W. of Arlington and James F. Lawson Jr., of Ipswich, and four grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 1221, Framingham, 01701.

James E. McGuinness

Word has been received of the September 27 death of James E. McGuinness, 72, of Charlestown. Mr. McGuinness was a custodian in Physical Plant from 1968 until his retirement in 1984. He leaves a stepson, Julian Bistowski.

Peter H. Robeck

A memorial service was held November 10 in the MIT Chapel for Peter H. Robeck, 70, of North Billerica, who died November 4. Mr. Robeck was a research technician at Lincoln Laboratory from 1972 until his retirement in 1990.He leaves three daughters, Katrina Robeck of Des Moines, IA, Diana Todd of Alexandria, VA, and Linda Robeck of Altadena, CA, and a son, Frank Robeck of Venice, CA. Remembrances may be sent to the Appalachian Mountain Club, 5 Joy Street, Boston, 02108.

A version of this article appeared in the November 12, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 13).

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