Boverman, December, 2001
A psychiatrist in Washington, DC, for almost 50 years, served on the clinical
faculty of George Washington University Medical School and helped found
Drug Abuse Resource Effort (DARE). Survived by his wife, Peg Boverman.
Cameron, July 2002
A former I-House Board member who had a 38-year career with the California
Department of Human Resources.
R. Flannery, March, 2002
A teacher and counselor in the Berkeley Schools for over 32 years and
mentor to generations of Berkeley High School students.
Chenowith Klausner, June, 2002
A lifelong teacher, poet, and painter who began teaching in 1931 and served
as a Camp Fire Girls executive, university teacher and administrator.
Gibbons Molarsky, June, 2002
A social worker, poet, and environmentalist who identified scores of tribal
sites in the High Sierras with the help of Mono Tribe elders. Her maps
were published by the UC Anthropology Department.
Nixon, June, 2002
A research chemist. Survived by his wife, Louise Hewlett Nixon.
Nicholls, February, 2001
A lifelong resident of Antioch, CA, who worked in the city's personnel
department. An avid reader, environmentalist, and recycler who is remembered
by friends for help generously given. His bequest to International House
continues his commitment to the House and supports important building
Richards, July, 2002
A physician with a long medical career including posts at Stanford and
Schaefer White, August, 2002
An active member of her church for 51 years, her lively intellect and
love of life drew her to many people and causes from the Sierra Club to
the Republican Party.
E. Anderson, April, 2002
Established and ran a successful East Bay coin-operated amusement machine
business for 55 years.
R. Frolik, August, 2002
An international law attorney who spoke five languages. A Rhodes scholar,
law professor, and ranked tennis player whose commitments included the
Chinese Cultural Foundation and Sokol, an organization of Bay Area Czechs
Claar Jackson, June, 2002
An active, social, and generous woman, past president of Zonta, AFS host
parent, active member of PFLAG, loyal church member, birder, traveler,
den mother, arts patron, bridge player, Friendly Place volunteer, School
of Applied Theology student, respite center volunteer. Survived by her
husband, Charles Jackson.
Wood, April, 2002
A renowned dancer, choreographer and professor emeritus who founded Cal's
dance program in 1968.
Peyser Louke, August, 2002
A retired geologist with Louke and Associates. Her husband, Monzell Louke,
writes that she often talked about the pleasant times spent at I-House
and the many friends she met there.
"Tess" Karlsson Peterson, September, 2002
After graduating from and teaching at Maryland Institute of Art, Tess
met her husband Vince Peterson at I-House during the "Golden Years"
and designed the clock that graces the Hall of History. After many years
in Hawaii as wife, mother, and teacher, she and Vince returned to Berkeley
where she spent her last years surrounded by her family. Survived by her
husband Vincent Z. Peterson. Correspondence may be sent to him in care
of the Alumni Office.
Lawson Vaught, April, 2002
Professor emeritus of mathematics who helped bring Cal's mathematics department
to world prominence. One of the great pioneers in the field of model theory.
Survived by his wife, Marilyn Vaught.
Victor Shick, May, 2002
Born in Harbin, China, Victor spoke fluent Chinese and Russian. He worked
for the Shanghai Municipal Council before coming to Berkeley and served
as president of Afrimet-Indussa in New York before retiring to New Hampshire.
Throughout his life, he enjoyed arguing politics with his former roommate
and dear friend, Bill O'Regan. Survived by his wife, Dorothea Isenberg
Levinson Homburger, March, 2002
A committed activist and gentle soul. A member of the Women's Interfaith
Dialogue on the Middle East, she worked in support of Neve Shalom-Wahat
al-Salam, a village in Israel where Jewish and Arab families have chosen
to live together and build peace. Survived by her husband Wolf Homburger.
Sandner, September, 2002
A psychiatric social worker in San Francisco. Elaine Kowald recalls that
Mary was one of the most kind, generous and thoughtful persons she has
known. Wife of the late Donald Sandner.
Bogdanos, August, 2002
A jounalist on the faculty of Campus Arts and Sciences College in Athens
Volmat, April, 2002
Veronique's mother wrote that Veronique was tragically killed in Nice,
France, by a deranged neighbor who then committed suicide. She was studying
for a Ph.D. in biology. For those who wish to share memories with her
family, the editor will forward e-mail and letters.
L. Goodin, July, 2002
An attorney who elevated the firm of Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon,
LLP, to statewide prominence. Survived by his wife, Marion Sproul Goodin.
Holman Madin, July, 2002
Kay's energy and compassion were focused on her family and her friends,
on University activities, international students, and the environment.
She promoted international friendship through her leadership of the "Centre"
which assists spouses and children of international students and as a
member of the I-House Program Committee.
Takahashi, April, 2002
A businessman and philanthropist who emerged from internment during World
War II to build a prosperous trading company. Survived by his wife, Tomoye
Survived by Robert Wright.