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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Spring 2024

Paying tribute to members of the McGill community who have passed away in recent months.

Story by McGill News

May 2024


Hope Meribeth Coyne, BA’47, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on April 6, 2024. 

Ronald Row, BEng’48, in Lincoln, Massachusetts, on November 28, 2023. 

Mary L. Miller, BSc’49, MDCM’53, on January 28, 2024. 


Edward “Ted” Fenwick, BEng’50, in Ottawa, Ontario, on January 27, 2024.

Kenneth Fincham, BCom’50, in Dundas, Ontario, on February 21, 2024. 

Morley F. Hodder, BA’50, in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on March 5, 2024. 

Norma Lemily, BA’50, on March 14, 2024. 

Jack P. Schwartz, BA’51, on February 4, 2024. 

William Lawrence Sprott, BSc’51, DDS’53, on March 1, 2024. 

Margot Toller, BSc(HEc)’51, in Mississauga, Ontario, on February 7, 2024.  

Paul Aird, BSc(Agr)’52, on February 18, 2024. 

Douglas W. MacEwen, MDCM’52, DipTropMed’58, GradDipMed’58, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on April 1, 2024. 

George Marler, BA’52, MA’54, MDCM’58, DipIntMed’64, in the Bronx, New York, on December 10, 2023. 

Nancy McMahon, DipEd’52, in Nanaimo, B.C., on March 11, 2024. 

Ann (Dohan) Reynolds, BA’52, BLS’54, in Montreal, on November 28, 2023. 

Barbara Sinclair, BA’52, BCom’54, in Amherstview, Ontario, on December 22, 2023. 

Mary Louise Denson, BA’53, MSc’57, in Thunder Bay, Ontario, on April 8, 2024. 

Barbara Van Schaik, BSc(Agr)’53, on December 23, 2023. 

Roger Douglas Hewson, BEng’55, on December 2, 2023. 

John T. Rulon, MDCM’55, on February 20, 2024. 

Donald MacSween, BA’56, BCL’61, in Montreal, on April 22, 2024.

Richard J. Larkey, MDCM’57, in Granite Bay, California, on February 24, 2024. 

Robert Munro, BSc’57, in California, on February 15, 2024. 

William J. Westaway, BCom’57, in Richmond Hill, Ontario, on April 5, 2024. 

William H. Ellis, BEng’58, in Courtenay, B.C., on January 19, 2024. 

Martin Rumscheidt, BA’58, BD’61, STM’63, PhD’67, on January 29, 2024. 

Elizabeth Anne Shaw, BSc’58, MSc’60, in Pennsylvania, on May 11, 2024.

Carol Telford, BSc’58, in Toronto, Ontario, on December 22, 2023. 

Don MacLean, BEng’59, in Meaford, Ontario, on January 11, 2024. 

Elizabeth McKeown, BA’59, in the Eastern Townships, Quebec, on February 27, 2024. 

Gene Donald Tang, MDCM’59, on December 18, 2023. 


L. Michael Berry, BA’61, on March 6, 2024. 

Lorraine Rignall, BA’61, in Hartford, Connecticut, on December 14, 2023. 

Donald T. Whelan, MDCM’61, in Ancaster, Ontario, on May 1, 2024.

Ted D. B. Wyglinski, BEng’61, in Montreal, on March 19, 2024. 

Stanley Plotnick, BCom’62, on February 19, 2024. 

John Cocco, MDCM’63, on March 4, 2024. 

Mary Dawson, BA’63, BCL’66, in Ottawa, Ontario, on December 24, 2023. 

J. Gregory “Greg” Gooch, BEng’63, in Cornwall, Ontario, on April 10, 2024. 

Allan Kennedy, BSc’63, in West Palm Beach, Florida, on December 21, 2023. 

John Bissonnette, MDCM’64, in Portland, Oregon, on November 30, 2023. 

Lionel Margolick, BA’64, BCL’67, in Montreal, on December 1, 2023. 

Michael Newhouse, MSc’64, in Hamilton, Ontario, on December 25, 2023. 

Anne Morrison, DipTh’65, BSc(PT)’73, in London, Ontario, on December 14, 2023. 

Peter Oomen, BEng’65, on March 5, 2024. 

John Bobaljik, BArch’66, in Kanata, Ontario, on May 1, 2024.

Christine Eickelman, BA’66, in Lebanon, New Hampshire, on March 31, 2024. 

Michael Grunstein, BSc’67, on February 18, 2024. 

Lawrence Raphael, BSc’67, MDCM’71, in Newport Beach, California, on March 23, 2024. 

John T. Murphy, PhD’68, in Allentown, New Jersey, on December 27, 2023. 

John H. Redpath, MDCM’68, on March 3, 2024. 

Ronald Ira LeVine, BSc’69, in Mahwah, New Jersey, on February 4, 2024. 

Donald Rae Morrow, MSc’69, in Kelowna, B.C., on January 8, 2024. 


Arthur Gladstone, BA’70, MA’72, in Ottawa, Ontario, on November 8, 2023. 

Lloyd “Sandy” Van Norden, BD’70, on March 6, 2024. 

Brian Crathern, BSc’72, in Alton, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2024. 

William Gladu, MEd’74, on February 21, 2024. 


Thomas Michael Sean Marrett, BEng’83, MEng’93, PhD’99, in Boston, Massachusetts, on December 11, 2023. 

Robert “Bob” McGilvray, BA’84, on December 25, 2023. 

William A. Kern, BSc’85, on February 1, 2024. 

Robert Muir, DDS’85, on March 22, 2024. 


William Fitzgerald, PhD’90, in Walkerton, Ontario, on April 28, 2024.

Timothy Bloos, LLB’95, BCL’95, in Toronto, Ontario, on May 5, 2024.


John David Stanway, MSc’00, on March 3, 2024. 

Jeremy Farrell, BA’03, on December 4, 2023. 

Awot Berhe, MEng’04, on February 14, 2024. 


Chloë Metcalf, BA&Sc’10, in Kawasaki, Japan, on February 29, 2024. 

Danielle Aline Salvatore, BSc’13, in Whistler, B.C., on March 9, 2024. 

Faculty and Staff 

Brian Collier, emeritus professor of pharmacology, on January 4, 2024. 

Wallace Crowston, former dean of management, in Vancouver, B.C., on February 28, 2024. 

John Dealy, former dean of engineering, in Westmount, Quebec, on January 15, 2024. 

Derek Drummond, BArch’62, former director of the School of Architecture, in Montreal, on November 17, 2023.

Armand de Mestral, BCL’66, emeritus professor of law, on June 16, 2023. 

Robert J. Gardiner, retired associate professor of medicine, in Kingston, Ontario, on January 19, 2024. 

John Gradwell, emeritus professor of education, in Kirkland, Quebec, on February 2, 2024. 

Mary-Ellen Jeans, BN’67, MSc(A)’69, PhD’76, former director of the Ingram School of Nursing, in Ottawa, Ontario, on December 14, 2023. 

Monica Popescu, professor of English, on February 24, 2024. 

Marcel Saint-Cyr, retired faculty member, Schulich School of Music, in Montreal, on December 30, 2023. 

Nicolas Steinmetz, BSc’59, MDCM’63, former executive director of the Montreal Children’s Hospital, in Montreal, on September 7, 2023. 

Radoslav Zuk, emeritus professor of architecture, on February 25, 2024. 

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