Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.
A memorial service for Professor Howard R. Bartlett, former head of the Department of Humanities, will be held Saturday, June 26 at 2 pm in the Kellogg Church in Harpswell, ME. Professor Bartlett, who played a key role in the development of the humanities curriculum at MIT, died on December 27 at 91.
Michael Gasparello, 84, a retired staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died May 26 in Delray Beach, FL. A former resident of Lexington, he worked at Lincoln from 1944 until his retirement in 1965.He leaves his wife, Caroline; two sons, Michael J. of Delray Beach, and Ralph M. Gasparello of Hingham; a brother Carl J. Gasparello of Malden, and five grandchildren.
Paul B. Huntley
Paul B. Huntley, 40, a digital engineer at Lincoln Laboratory from 1978 until last fall, died of cancer on May 1. A Vietnam-era veteran, he was a graduate of Daniel Webster College.He is survived by his wife, Sandra J. Huntley of Mason, NH; two daughters, Lynne McIntyre of Greenfield, NH, and Stacy Huntley of Lyndeboro, NH; a stepson, Jeffrey R. Mullins of Mason; his father, Charles J. of Hampstead, NH; his mother, Bessie Pike Huntley of Deltona, FL, and a granddaughter.
John L. Kelly
John L. Kelly, a driver at Lincoln Laboratory since 1981, died on May 5. He was 64 and a resident of Wellesley and Sagamore Beach.Survivors include his wife, Jean Frye Kelly; two sons, Thomas J. of Sonoma, CA, and Michael Kelly of Warwich, RI; a daughter, Julia Forbes of Hopkinton, and four grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the Norfolk County-Newton Lung Association, 25 Spring Street, Walpole, 02081.
Edward Parker, 85, of Brockton, a retired service staff member in the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, died on April 27. He had worked at MIT from 1947 until his retirement in 1983.
Lloyd J. Saunders
Word has been received of the May 4 Death of Lloyd J. Saunders, 65, of Bedford, a security guard at Lincoln Laboratory since 1975. Mr. Saunders leaves a son, Darien, and a daughter, Ansonia Saunders.
Dr. Olga S. Wermer
Dr. Olga S. Wermer, a psychiatrist with the Medical Department from 1963 until her retirement in 1976, died following an automobile accident on April 21. She was 79. She leaves two daughters, Der. Hedy Wermer of Amherst and Margaret Wermer of Needham, and three grandchildren.
A version of this article appeared in the June 16, 1993 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 37, Number 36).