Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
Carlos S. Branco
Carlos S. Branco, 66, of Burlington, an electrician in Physical Plant from 1979 until his retirement last year, died on October 3.Mr. Branco is survived by his wife, Phillis Oliveira Branco; two daughters, Paulette Branco of Epping, NH, and Charlene McCarthy of Billerica; a son, Edward Branco of Burlington, and four grandchildren.
Frederick C. Frick
Dr. Frederick C. Frick, 74, of Lexington, died on September 10. Dr. Frick was assistant to the director of Lincoln Laboratory from 1955 until his retirement in 1979. He leaves his wife, Angela Ellis Frick; a son, Frederic C. III of Denver, CO; a daughter, Kelly Richards of Decatur, GA; and four grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the Cary Memorial Library, Lexington, 02173.
John J. Hutchinson
John J. Hutchinson, 83, of Cambridge, a retired assistant supervisor in the Superintendent's Office, died on October 4. He worked at MIT from 1942 until 1974.Survivors include his daughter, Mary Dargan of Somerville; three sons, John J. Jr. and Donald E. of Salem, and George E. Hutchinson of Cambridge, 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Matignon High School, Cambridge, 02140.
Word has been received of the September 9 death of Walter Sciarappa, 56, of Malden, following a long illness. Mr. Sciarappa had worked at Graphic Arts since 1965. He leaves his wife, Sandra, and daughters Ann T. McCarthy and Catherine Murray.
A version of this article appeared in the October 21, 1992 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 10).