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A funeral Mass was held March 2 for George L. Wallace, 71, of Center Harbor, NH, who died on February 28. Mr. Wallace, formerly of South Weymouth, was a purchasing agent at MIT from 1970 until his retirement in 1985.

A Naval veteran of World War II, Mr. Wallace is survived by his wife, Madelyn T. Quinn Wallace; a son, George Jr. of Quincy; four daughters, Roberta L. Nardone and Jennifer L. McGillicuddy of Quincy, Christine M. Metz of Guilford, NH, and Carol T. Tyrrell of Derry, NH, and nine grandchildren.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on March 13, 1996.

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