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Obituaries

Roger Gilson

Roger Gilson, 37, an editorial assistant in the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, died on January 23 in Payson, UT, following a long illness. Mr. Gilson, formerly of Stoneham, worked at MIT from 1983 until a year ago. He is survived by his mother, Charlene Ashworth, and a sister, Pauline Furr.

Helen Whalen

Word has been received of the December 24 death of Helen Whalen, 82, of Hull. Mrs. Whalen was a support staff member in telecommunications from 1964 until her retirement in 1977. Her survivors include a daughter, Rosemary Polaski.


A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on February 1, 1995.

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