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A memorial service will be held Sunday, Oct. 6 at 2:30 p.m. in Wong Auditorium (Wadsworth and Amherst streets) for the late Professor Emeritus Rudi Dornbusch, a member of the economics department for 27 years. He died of cancer at his home in Washington on July 25 (MIT Tech Talk, Aug. 14).

MIT's Dewey Library for Management and Social Sciences will host an exhibition of his selected writings from Oct. 1-18.


A funeral Mass was said in St. Margaret's Church in Brockton on Sept. 3 for Carmen Lepore, a carpenter in Facilities who died on Aug. 29 at the age of 60. The Brockton resident had been working at MIT since 1986. He leaves two daughters, Andrea and Christina Lepore, both of Brockton; a son, Anthony of North Attleboro; and a brother Robert of Stoughton. He was buried in Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01702.


Frances Lepore of Cambridge, a former Physical Plant attendant, died on Aug. 17 at age 90. She began working at MIT in 1966 and retired in 1977. Lepore is survived by a sister, Irma Mahoney of Malden, and many nieces and nephews. A funeral Mass was said in St. Peter's Church in Cambridge for her on Aug. 21. She was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Malden.


A graveside service was held on Sept. 20 at the Ostro Marsho Cemetery in West Roxbury for Julia K. Lucas of Brookline, a former senior library assistant who died on Sept. 17 at the age of 82. She retired in 1974 after working at MIT for 23 years.

Lucas leaves two daughters, Joanne Marcus of Richmond, Va., and Barbara Cohen of Everett; a son, Alan of Brookline; a sister, Sally Kravitz of Brookline; a brother, Albert Kaufman of Maine; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.


Harold J. Scott of Holliston, a former technical artist at Lincoln Laboratory, died on Aug. 8 at the age of 79. He began working at Lincoln Lab in 1959 and retired in 1993. Survivors include his wife, Roselyn.


Maydrienne Sherman of Charlestown, a former Physical Plant custodian, died on Sept. 11 at the age of 82. She retired in 1978 after 19 years at MIT. Survivors include her husband, Henry.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on October 2, 2002.

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