Richard Hillis Brown Jr. (’ 73 BSMTC), 61, of
Scituate, Mass.; July 7, 2010. Most recently, Brown
was manager of an apartment complex in the
’ 74 Larry Frank Ensley (’ 74 AB) of Concord has been named regional sales manager for USNonwovens. Ensley also has been
named to the planning and zoning commission for
Cabarrus County. u Anthony Emanuel Foriest (’ 74
AB) of Graham has been named to the UNC Board of
Visitors (2010-14). Foriest is a state senator representing Alamance County. u David L. Lewis (’ 74, ’ 73
PhD) of Cary has been named to the UNC Board of
Visitors (2010-14). Lewis is senior vice president,
strategic planning and services, for the diversified
technology company Lord Corp. u Lewis Horace
Myers (’ 74 MBA) of Durham has been elected chair
of the advisory board of the N.C. State University
Industrial Extension Service. Myers is director of business development for the architectural firm The Freelon
Group Inc. and serves on its board of directors.
Judy Lee Avery (’ 74 MSW), 64, of Henderson; April
25, 2010. Avery was a social worker. u William
Michael Jeffries (’ 74, ’ 79 BSPHR), 57, of Henrietta;
Aug. 15, 2010.
’ 75 James Andrew Wynn Jr. (’ 75 ABJO) of Cary has won confirmation to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, his second
nomination to the post. Wynn was first nominated
by President Bill Clinton in 1999; the nomination was
blocked by then-U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms.
’ 76 William Clyde Kempner (’ 76 AB) of Roslyn Heights, N. Y., has received the Long and Faithful Service Medal and the
Recruiting Medal from the New York Naval Militia.
Kempner serves as operations officer for the New
York State Southern Command and recently was
elected vice president of the Albertson, N. Y., fire
department, where he is a 15-year veteran. u
Stephen Douglas Poe (’ 76 JD) of Winston-Salem has
been elected president of the Reynolda Rotary Club.
Poe is a lawyer and director at the law firm of Bell,
Davis & Pitt PA, concentrating in banking and com-
mercial law. u S. Steven Potter (’ 76 PhD) of Cincin-
nati has published Designer Genes: A New Era in the
Evolution of Man, a book that discusses how cutting-
edge genetic science will speed and transform evolu-
tion and the moral choices involved. Potter is a pro-
fessor in the developmental biology division of
Children’s Hospital. u Dr. Deborah Lynn Radisch
(’ 76 BSMTC, ’ 76 CMT, ’ 97 MPH) of Apex has been
promoted to chief medical examiner for North Car-
olina. Radisch also is a clinical associate professor of
medicine in the department of pathology and labora-
tory medicine at UNC’s medical school.
Jack Henry Cox Jr. (’ 76 AB), 57, of Charlotte; June 22,
2010. At the time of his death, Cox was in southern
Laos, working on a crocodile recovery project for the
Wildlife Conservation Society. He served in the Peace
Corps and had continued working on environmental
programs in Nepal, New Guinea, Indonesia and other
countries. To listen to a radio broadcast of a UNC
basketball game while in New Guinea, he once took
a boat at 4 a.m. to a river where he could get radio
reception. u Thomas O’Connor High (’ 76 MSLS), 90,
of Woodruff, S.C.; May 25, 2010. High was a minister
in the Baptist Church.
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’ 77 G. Curtis Clark (’ 77 AB) of Chapel Hill has been selected to serve on the Foun- dation Board for the UNC School of Government. Clark is the global director for regional and
local government for IBM Corp. and an adjunct volunteer instructor at the School of Government’s Center
for Public Technology. u William A. Haddock Jr. (’ 77
AB) of Garner has been installed as pastor of Garner
United Methodist Church. u Louis Alfred Newsome
(’ 77 BSPHR) of Apex has been named to the UNC
Board of Visitors (2010-14). Newsome is the pharmacy
account executive, mid-Atlantic region, for United-Healthcare of N.C. u Susan Goodman Stern (’ 77 AB)
of Wilmington has been named to the UNC Board of
Visitors (2010-14). Stern is a history professor at Cape
Fear Community College. u John LeRoy Townsend III
(’ 77 AB, ’ 82 MBA) of Greenwich, Conn., has been
named CEO of Tiger Management LLC. The hedge-fund firm was founded by Julian Hart Robertson Jr.
(’ 55 BSBA), father of the firm’s managing partner,
Alexander Tucker Robertson (’01 AB).
Marion Dillard “Sonny” Cucumber (’ 77, ’ 82 AB), 55,
of Cherokee; Aug. 13, 2010. Cucumber was a specialist with the U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development. He was a linguist who spoke
seven languages, a musician and a craftsman. u
David Michael Klinge (’ 77 AB, ’ 82 MBA), 55, of
Raleigh; Aug. 23, 2010. Klinge was senior vice president and regional manager for commercial lending
with Bank of America in Raleigh. At UNC, he
belonged to Beta Gamma Sigma. u John Michael
Whitley (’ 77), 55, of Sanford; Aug. 7, 2010. Whitley
worked for Sanford Finishing. He served in the Air
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’ 78 Keith Osburn Cowan (’ 78 AB) of Atlanta has been named to the UNC Board of Visitors (2010-14). Cowan is president,
strategic planning, for the Sprint Nextel Corp. u Neil
Barry Krugman (’ 78 JD) of Nashville, Tenn., has
joined the law firm of Dickinson Wright PLLC as a
member, concentrating his practice in health care
and insurance regulatory law. u G. Wayne Long (’ 78
BSBA) of Wilmington has been named to the UNC
Board of Visitors (2010-14). Long is the CEO of Well
Care LLC. u John Roland Pyron Jr. (’ 78 BSBA) of Virginia Beach, Va., has been named vice president of
WR Systems, a strategic business consulting firm. u
Deborah Gordon Seward (’ 78 AB) of New York has
been named assistant managing editor for The Associated Press. Seward had been AP’s Paris bureau
chief since January 2009.
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’ 79 Ralph Houston Grogan (’ 79 BSBA) of Chattanooga, Tenn., has been named to the UNC Board of Visitors (2010-14).
Grogan is the COO of Tandus Flooring. u James
Archibald Hardison III (’ 79 BSBA) of Winston-Salem
has been named to the UNC Board of Visitors (2010-
14). Hardison is a branch manager for Morgan Stanley.
u Karen Schell Whitworth (’ 79 BMED) of Conover
has received an associate’s degree in nursing from
Catawba Valley Community College. Whitworth is a
registered nurse in the medical unit at Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.