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The University Magazine

In Memoriam

Faculty and Staff

Loma Allen, former assistant to the president, died March 23, 2010. Active in many community organizations, she was co-founder and the first vice president of The Urban League of Rochester and former president of the Baden Street Settlement, the National Federation of Settlement and Neighborhood Centers, and the Junior League of America.

Joseph E. Fitzpatrick, psychology professor emeritus, died May 26, 2010, in Port Aransas, Texas. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and the Korean War.

Joseph D. Greenfield, retired professor of electrical engineering, died April 22, 2010, in Elkins Park, Pa. He wrote several textbooks and was an editor of a microprocessor book with several updates.

Earl Krakower, professor emeritus in the College of Science, died May 9, 2010. A recipient of the Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Teaching, he taught in the Department of Chemistry for more than 30 years, retiring in 1996. He also enjoyed a 16-year career as a real estate agent and was active in many charitable and professional organizations in the Rochester area.

Ellie Rosenfield, associate dean for student and academic services at RITís National Technical Institute for the Deaf, died March 7, 2010, after a two-year battle with lymphoma. She was 57. She came to NTID in the early 1970s and held a variety of positions focusing on students.

George Sutherland, a professor in RITís manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology/packaging science department, died March 17, 2010. He joined RIT in 2003 and was chairperson of the manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology/packaging science department until 2007.