MIT’s Susan Murcott expands ceramic-filter production to three continents, bringing jobs and curbing disease.
Craig M. Baker
Craig M. Baker, 68, of Westford, a retired staff member at Lincoln Laboratory, died on June 21. He had worked at Lincoln from 1954 until his retirement in 1990. He leaves his wife, Josette Fiashi Baker; two sons, Michael C. of Wilmington and Gerald H. Baker of Northboro; a daughter, Shirley Hopkins of East Providence, RI, and eight grandchildren.
Susan DeCarlo, 88, of Stoneham, a retired service staff member in biology, died on June 11. A former resident of Somerville, she worked at MIT from 1961 until her retirement in 1975.Mrs. DeCarlo is survived by two daughters, Mary Zingarelli of Framingham and Beverly DeCarlo of Stoneham; a son, Kenneth F. DeCarlo of Charlestown; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Arthur E. Johnson
Word has been received of the June 9 death of Arthur E. Johnson, 74, of Fort Lauderdale, FL., Mr. Johnson, who formerly lived in Belmont, was a staff member at Lincoln Laboratory from 1946 until his retirement in 1978. He leaves his wife, Vivian Johnson.
Carl (Charles) Patalano, 73, of Arlington, died on May 19. Mr. Patalano was an animal technologist in the Division of Comparative Medicine from 1965 until his retirement in 1985. He had continued to work part time. He is survived by his wife, Irene Patalano.
Ida G. Shapiro
Word has been received of the June 21 death of Ida G. Shapiro, 83, of Newton. Mrs. Shapiro was a support staff member in biology from 1963 until her retirement in 1986. Her survivors include a son, David Shapiro of Manchester, CT.
Philip Zlochiver, 78, of Canton, a retired electronic project technician, died on June 11. Mr. Zlochiver worked in the Laboratory for Nuclear Science from 1946 until his retirement in 1986.He is survived by his wife, Bertha Lablunsky Zlochiver; a daughter, Bronna Clark; a son, Steven Zlochiver, and two grandchildren. Contributions in his name may be sent to Merrimack Valley Legal Services, 35 John Street, Lowell 01852.
A version of this article appeared in the July 14, 1993 issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume 38, Number 1).