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Obituaries (Caloggero, Alleyne, Bille et al)


A memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Richard J. Caloggero will be held at 3:30pm on Friday, Oct. 13, in the Edgerton Lecture Hall (Rm 34-101).

An informal reception will follow in the Grier Room. The community is invited to join Mr. Caloggero's family and friends at the service and the reception.

Mr. Caloggero, who died September 13 after struggling with cancer for the past nine months, had been administrative officer in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science since 1972 and an MIT employee since 1957.

An award has been established in his name to recognize EECS employees who have, over an extended period of service, shown loyalty, dedication and effectiveness beyond normal expectations.


Manuel A. Alleyne, 74, of Cambridge, a former senior electronic technician, died on August 17. He had worked in electrical engineering and computer science from 1968 until his retirement in 1986. He leaves his wife, Lydia Davis Alleyne of Zebulon, NC, and a son Loel A. Alleyne of Cambridge.


Anthony M. Bille, a technician at Lincoln Laboratory from 1948 until his retirement in 1979, died May 31. He was 78 and lived in Bedford. His survivors include a daughter, Michelle Holtgrefe of Dunstable.


Irving Boynton, 88, of West Roxbury, a former service staff member in the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, died on September 11. He worked at MIT from 1960 until his retirement in 1973. He is survived by a sister, Florence Whitney of Kent, OH.


Gertrude Carey, 88, of Wilmington, died on August 16. Mrs. Carey was a support staff member in telecommunications from 1964 until her retirement in 1972. Her survivors include a son, Fred Carey, also of Wilmington.


Word has been received of the July 18 death of Horace L. Dunbar, 91, of Hartford, CT. Mr. Dunbar was a guard at Lincoln Laboratory from 1959 until his retirement in 1969. His survivors include a daughter, Nancy Dunbar Moore of Hartford.


Joseph R. Hanasik, 86, of Acton, died on July 14. Mr. Hanasik was a project technician in the Center for Space Research at his retirement in 1974. He had worked at MIT since 1950.


Robert E. Richardson, 70, of Weston, a member of the administrative staff at Lincoln Laboratory from 1952 until his retirement in 1985, died on July 26. Mr. Richardson leaves his wife, Amy C. Richardson.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 4, 1995.

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