MIT team finds that the ratio of component atoms is vital to performance.
Thomas Caiazzo, 69, of Wilmington, a retired truck driver at Lincoln Laboratory, died on March 13. Mr. Caiazzo had worked at Lincoln from 1962 until his retirement in 1988. Survivors include his wife, Louise, and a daughter, Judith Diamond.
Thomas J. Kane
Thomas J. Kane, 72, of Walpole, a retired mechanic in Housing and Food Services, died on March 28. He worked at MIT from 1961 until his retirement in 1989. Mr. Kane is survived by his wife, Patricia Welch Kane, a staff member in the Alumni/ae Association; a daughter, Karen F. Savio of Norwood, and a grandson. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Visiting Nurse Association of Walpole, PO Box 252, Walpole 02081.
Catherine B. Lorusso
Catherine B. Lorusso, 69, of Belmont, a senior technical typist in the Research Laboratory of Electronics, died on March 18. Mrs. Lorusso had worked at MIT since 1975. She is survived by her husband, F. George Lorusso; two daughters, Christine Hendrickson of Boxford and Loretta Lorusso of Vienna, Austria; two sons, David of Miami and Stephen Lorusso of Waltham, and a number of brothers and sisters. Remembrances may be sent to St. Paul's Evangelical Church, 45 College Ave., Somerville.
Word has been received of the July 23, 1994, death of Frederick Liljeholm, 80, of Hollis, NH. Mr. Liljeholm worked in the Research Laboratory of Electronics from 1942 until his retirement in 1977. He is survived by a sister, Olivia Sandberg; a nephew, Donald Sandberg, and a niece, Cynthia Nye.
Word has been received of the February 17 death of Joanne Mowery, 51, of Brockton, a senior secretary in Physical Plant. Mrs. Mowery worked at MIT from 1967-77 and returned in 1990. She leaves her husband, David Mowery, and a son, Paul Mowery.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on April 5, 1995.