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Dr. Herbert I. Harris, 93, of Cambridge, a former physician in the Medical Department, died on October 9. He retired in 1965 after 16 years at MIT. Survivors include a son, Geoffrey B. of Cambridge.


A memorial service will be held today (November 18) at 1pm in the MIT Chapel for Steven Wade Neiterman, 39, of Newton, who died suddenly on November 5. He had worked as a senior analyst programmer for Information Systems since 1984. Mr. Neiterman leaves his parents, Edward and Janice Neiterman.

A graveside service was held at the Sharon Memorial Park Cemetery in Sharon on November 8. Memorial donations may be made to MIT Information Systems, 77 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139.


Robert S. Berg (SB 1950, SM), 71, of Portland, OR, a former group leader at Lincoln Laboratory, died on November 2 of a brain tumor. He joined Lincoln Lab as an electrical engineer in 1951, where he worked on the LES-8 and LES-9 satellites, and researched widely dispersed mobile users and prevention of electronic jamming.

Mr. Berg is survived by his wife, Anne; a daughter, Clara Bassham of Portland; a son, William of Logan, UT, and two grandchildren. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Nov. 21 at 10:30am in the United Church of Gilmanton Iron Works in Gilmanton, NH. Memorial donations may be made to the Thyroid Foundation of America, Ruth Sleeper Hall, 40 Parkman St., Boston, MA 02114, or to the Brain Tumor Society, 84 Seattle St., Boston, MA 02134.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 18, 1998.

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