MIT professor’s book digs into the eclectic, textually linked reading choices of people in medieval London.
Dana French, 66, who retired last year from the Office of Sponsored Programs, died on May 24. He lived in Leominster and had worked at MIT since 1967.Survivors include his wife, Doris French; a daughter, Dianne Wooster, and two sons, Dana H. Jr. and David D. French.
Albert Sankus, 80, of Woburn, a retired service staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on May 17. He worked at Lincoln from 1957 until his retirement in 1976.He is survived by his wife, Josephine Peary Sankus; two sons, David A. of Kingston, N.Y., and Fred B. Sankus of Marietta, Ga.; two daughters, Joanne Y. and Nancy L. Sankus of Woburn, and two grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 60 Bay Street, Staten Island, N.Y., 10301.
Frederick F. Sullivan
A funeral Mass has been held for Frederick F. Sullivan, 80, of Chelmsford, a retired sergeant in the Campus Police Department, who died May 10. Sgt. Sullivan worked at MIT from 1965 until his retirement in 1976. Before coming to MIT he had been a captain in the Massachusetts State Police.Survivors include his wife, Catherine Egan Sullivan; a daughter, Francesca Finnegan of Taunton; three step-children, Thomas F. Fleming of San Diego, Francis F. Fleming of San Antonio, Texas, and Anne M. Flynn of Westford, and 10 grandchildren.
A version of this article appeared in the June 17, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 36, Number 34).