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G. Scott Acton, assistant professor of psychology, died Feb. 6, 2006, in a motor vehicle accident. He was 35. Professor Acton earned his bachelor’s degree from Duke University, and his master’s and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He joined the RIT faculty in 2003. . . . Ruth Estes, a longtime librarian who retired in 1972, died Jan. 16, 2006, at age 92. She was a charter member of the RIT Athenaeum and served as manager of the organization’s library of paperbacks. . . . James Scudder, associate professor of manufacturing and mechanical engineering technology and program chair of electrical/mechanical engineering technology, died Jan. 9, 2006. Professor Scudder was a member of the RIT faculty since 1987. He was active in RIT’s Model Railroad Club and served as faculty advisor for several years. Professor Scudder had been receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer.