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John J. Farrington, 77, of Ft. Pierce, FL, a former administrative staff supervisor at Lincoln Lab, died on October 31. He joined MIT in 1946 and retired in 1984. He is survived by his wife, Mary A.; two sons, John P. of Stoughton and Peter E. of Middleboro; a daughter, Pa-tricia Christanko of Lynn; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.


Dorothy B. Taylor, 76, of Marlborough, a former administrative staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on November 13. She was hired in 1953 and retired in 1990. Survivors include two sons, Warren E. Taylor Jr. of Marlborough and Raymond E. of Dorchester, and six grandchildren.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on December 9, 1998.

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