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Guy F. Pollard, a technical staff member in the Department of Physics, died on Oct. 16 at the age of 48. An MIT employee for 20 years, he worked in the Nuclear Reactor Laboratory and the Center for Materials Research in Archaeology before going to the physics department. He was a member of the department's Lecture Demonstration Group, and he helped in freshman and junior lab and in the student shop in Building 13. He was the son of Hermiline (Phelan) Pollard of Southbury, Conn. and the late George Pollard. Survivors include two sisters, Susan Pollard of Farmington, Conn.; and Ruth Wilson, as well as her husband Ken and their children Sarah and David, all of Southbury, Conn. The family is grateful to the MIT community for its support. Donations in Pollard's memory may be sent to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 120 Wall St., New York, NY 10005-4001.


John H. Hewitt of Weston, a former administrative assistant in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, died on Oct. 16 at age 85. He retired in 1981 after working at MIT for 35 years. Names of survivors were unavailable.


Wilfrid Nadeau of Tewksbury, a former administrator at Lincoln Laboratory, died on Nov. 3 at the age of 64. He began working at Lincoln Lab in 1984 and retired in 1996. Survivors include his wife, Roberta.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on November 14, 2001.

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