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In Memoriam

Alfred Haacke, a former RIT administrator and research scientist, died July 31, 2000, at age 70. From 1970 to 1990, he was assistant director of the Applied Science Division of what was RIT's College of Continuing Education. . . . Norman Miles, former director of national development, died Aug. 22, 2000, as the result of a long battle with Lou Gehrig's disease. He retired from RIT in 1994 after 17 years on campus. His legacy to the university is the Norman A. Miles Endowment Fund for Excellence in Academic Study and Teaching. . . . Norman Miller, professor of electrical engineering, died July 26, 2000, of cancer. A native of England, Miller had taught at RIT since 1984. . . . William Burns, former associate dean of the College of Science, died Oct. 21, 2000, after a long illness. Burns came to RIT in 1968 as a medical technology professor and eventually became program director. He also served as head of the biology department and the clinical sciences department (now allied health sciences). He retired in 1987. . . . Patsy Hobbs, former building services supervisor for Physical Plant died Dec. 3, 2000, of cancer. She joined RIT in 1969 as housekeeper for then-president Paul Miller.