has joined the local advisory board of the Little Bank.
Fred B. Cranford (’ 66 MAT), 75, of Drexel;
March 23, 2007. Cranford retired from the
Burke County Public Schools, where he was
assistant superintendent. He also taught in the
American Dependent School in Germany. In
retirement, he was human resources director
for Cranford Wood Carving Inc. He was
instrumental in reorganizing the Old Colony
Players and served on the board of the Burke
County History Museum. He was in the Air
Force in the Korean War. Chester Andrew
Reybitz (’ 66 LLBJD), 66, of Bethlehem, Pa.;
Feb. 12, 2007. Reybitz was a lawyer in private
practice and served as the county’s public
defender. Danny Hlynne Teachey (’ 66),
62, of Asheville;Aug. 25, 2006.
’ 67 Edward Howell Wilson Jr. (’ 67
ABED, ’ 69 MED) of Goldsboro, a
past member of the GAA Board
of Directors, has retired as president of Wayne
Community College. At a dinner in his honor,
Wilson was awarded the state’s highest honor,
the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, his official
portrait was unveiled and the college announced
an endowed scholarship in his name.
Elizabeth Edna Allen (’ 67 MPH), 77, of
Omaha, Neb.; April 9, 2006. Allen was executive director of a nursing service in Tulsa.
Seth Tyson Barrow Jr. (’ 67 AB), 61, of
Raleigh;April 25, 2007. Barrow was a brokerage director and salesman for Mass Mutual
Insurance Co. for 40 years. He was past president of the N.C. Association of Life
Underwriters. At UNC, he was a member of
Sigma Nu. John Sifford Gouger (’ 67
BSGEO), 61, of Chapel Hill; April 2, 2007.
Gouger, who was a graduate teaching assistant at UNC, served in the Vietnam War.
Ellis Robert Myers (’ 67 MSW), 64, of
Mountaintop, Pa.; March 11, 2007. Myers
retired as executive director of Northeast
Counseling Services in 2004. He was active
in numerous professional organizations and
was president of the Wilkes-Barre chapter of
the National Association of Social Workers
and a founding member of the Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Providers Association.
W. Ernest Taylor (’ 67 MBA), 72, of Fort
Lauderdale, Fla.; Aug. 21, 2006. Taylor was an
’ 68 Kent Sheldon Hedman (’ 68
AB; ’ 76, ’ 75 JD; ’ 78 MBA) of
Bratenahl, Ohio, represented
UNC during the inauguration of Lester A.
Lefton as the 11th president of Kent State
University. H. Brantley Wansley Jr. (’ 68,
’ 69 ABJO) of Carrboro has been named vice
president of business development for The
Catevo Group, a global integrated marketing,
communications and strategic business services
consultancy. James Dorsett Womble Jr.
(’ 68 AB, ’ 72 JD) of Goldsboro, a real estate
lawyer and partner in Everett, Womble, Finan,
Lawrence & Brown LLP, has been named
Goldsboro’s city attorney.
Kenneth William Haase (’ 68 MSPH), 75, of
Locust Grove, Va.; Feb. 17, 2007. Haase and his
wife owned and operated a Rappanhannock
River campground. Previously, he was a statistician for the National Center for Health
Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the
Consumer Product Safety Commission. In the
’60s, he was treasurer of the Alexandria chapter
of the NAACP and served as a marshal for
civil rights marches on Washington. He was
an aviation electrician for the Navy in the
’ 69 Alfred Pershing Carlton Jr.
(’ 69 BSBA, ’ 75 JD) of Raleigh, a
partner with Kilpatrick & Stockton LLP, has been named to the advisory board
for the Enterprise Risk Management Initiative
at the N.C. State University College of Management. Derris Lea Raper (’ 69 MA) of
Chesapeake,Va., has retired as a history professor at Tidewater Community College, where
he had taught since 1973.
Frances Carlton Crutcher (’ 69 MPH), 81,
of Atlanta; Feb. 17, 2007. Crutcher retired as
program manager of the Cobb County Health
Department. Previously, she had a 25-year
career in the Army Reserve. Daniel
Martin Rosof (’ 69 MPH), 70, of Franklin,
Tenn.; Sept. 6, 2006. Rosof was an optometrist
with the Northside Eye Clinic. P. Dennis
Smith (’ 69 PhD), 64, of Bloomfield Hills,
Mich.; Feb. 11, 2007. Smith was a biology professor at Wayne State University, specializing in
physiological genetics. He taught previously at
’ 71 Joseph L. Fazio (’ 71 BSIR) of
Blue Bell, Pa., has been named
chief operating officer for the
Mommy’s Light Lives On Fund, a national
organization that provides resources to help
children and teens keep up traditions and
experiences they shared with their mothers
who have died or are terminally ill.
Thomas Austin Harrison Jr. (’ 71 AB) of
Greensboro, a licensed school psychologist, has
joined Cornerstone Behavioral Medicine.
Christopher Charles Norkus (’ 71 AB) of
Whispering Pines has launched the Toastmasters
Club of the Sandhills, affiliated with Toastmasters International. Benjamine Reid (’ 71
AB) of Coral Gables, Fla., a shareholder and
chair of Carlton Fields PA, has been elected to
the Orange Bowl Committee to promote the
postseason college football game events. Reid
is a former member of the GAA Board of
Directors. Rebel Sumner (’ 71, ’ 73 AB) of
Cliffside Park, N.J., has begun an overseas tour
as director of the logistics contract management office for the Army. He is based in
David Patton Bason (’ 71 BSBA), 57, of
Gibsonville; Dec. 14, 2006. Bason, a certified
public accountant, was director of financial
services for a software company in Greensboro.
Earlier in his career, he was vice president of
finance for a manufacturer. At UNC, he
belonged to Beta Gamma Sigma. Thomas
Fuquay Spain (’ 71), 57, of Greensboro;
March 10, 2007. Spain was employed in the
credit department of American Express.
William Bruce Stilwell Jr. (’ 71 AB), 57, of
Atlanta; March 25, 2007. A director of television commercials, Stilwell was CEO of Smith
& Stilwell Inc. Jimmy Clay Wiley (’ 71
BSBA), 57, of Greensboro; April 5, 2007. Wiley
was chief financial officer for Greensboro
Associates. Among his community activities, he
was a coach for Little League teams and a softball team for the blind.
’ 72 William Ivey Long ’ 72 of
Chester, Mass., the costume
designer who has outfitted stars in
more than 50 Broadway shows and four
movies, won his fifth Tony Award in June, for
the musical Grey Gardens. Long, who was
inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame in
2006, has been nominated for 11 Tony Awards
and collected the prize for his work on hits
The Producers, Hairspray, Crazy for You and Nine.
His work is currently on display at Wilmington’s Cameron Art Museum. Kenneth
Wayne Lowe (’ 72) of Cincinnati, chairman
and CEO of E. W. Scripps Co., has been
inducted into the N.C. Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. Lowe, the son of a
tobacco farmer, got his first job as an on-air
personality at a local radio station when he
was 15. Lowe joined E. W. Scripps Co. in
1980, founded and launched Home & Garden
Television in 1994, managed the Food Network and oversaw the creation of the Do It
Yourself and Fine Living networks. Roy
Allen Williams (’ 72 ABED, ’ 73 MAT) of
Chapel Hill, who led Kansas and UNC to a