Obituaries

Columbia University

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1942

Nicholas W. Cicchetti, Sleepy Hollow, N.Y., a retired educator who earned a master’s from TC; August 21, 2019.

Abram Loft, Amherst, Mass., a distinguished professor emeritus of chamber music; earned an M.A. and a Ph.D. from GSAS, in 1944 and 1950, respectively; February 1, 2019.

1946

Evarts Cecil Erickson, Wellfleet, Mass., a retired writer; September 28, 2019.

1953

Morton Freilicher, New York City, a retired lawyer who earned a degree from the Law School in 1956; August 7, 2019.

Benjamin P. Roosa, Jr., Hopewell Junction, N.Y., an attorney; August 28, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to Cardinal Hayes Home for Children, P.O. Box CH, 60 St. Joseph Dr., Millbrook, NY 12545 (cardinalhayeshome.org).

Howard R. Williams, Bloomfield, N.J., a humanitarian aid executive and adjunct professor at SIPA; September 25, 2019.

1956

Charles W. Bostic Jr., Morrisville, N.Y., a retired vocational rehabilitation counselor; September 28, 2019.

David M. Nitzberg, Lake Forest, Ill.; February 26, 2019.

1957

Richard J. Cohen, San Francisco, a retired physician; December 25, 2018. Memorial contributions may be made to Congregation Beth Shalom, 301 14th Ave., San Francisco, CA 94118 (bethsholomsf.org).

Daniel I. Davidson, Washington, D.C., earned a degree from the Law School in 1959; September 13, 2019.

1958

Alfred R. Stein, New York City; October 15, 2019.

Jesus A. Suarez, Stuart, Fla., a retired engineer; earned a B.S., M.S. and C.E., all from Columbia Engineering in 1960, 1962 and 1966, respectively; August 13, 2019.

1960

William H. Engler, Princeton Junction, N.J., a retired professor of English; earned an M.A. in 1965 from GSAS; August 17, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (nationalmssociety.org).

1961

William H. Engler, Princeton Junction, N.J., a retired professor of English; earned an M.A. in 1965 from GSAS; August 17, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (nationalmssociety.org).

1966

Stuart M Berkman, Rio de Janeiro, a retired licensing and marketing executive who earned a degree from the Business School in 1968; January 25, 2019.

1969

Michael S. Oberman, New York City, an attorney; October 15, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to Hope & Heroes (hhccf.convio.net/goto/michaeloberman).

1982

John S.W. Dawson, New York City, a director of marketing; October 13, 2019.

1991

Patrick H. Flynn, Wilmette, Ill., a co-portfolio manager of a high-yield strategies fund; April 23, 2019. Memorial contributions may be made to SitStayRead (sitstayread.org).

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