Actions of MIT’s 15th president have ‘grown to inspire generations,’ Reif says.
A burial service was held June 20 for Kenneth Dunham, 80, of Plymouth, who died on June 16. He was hired in 1956 and was a carpenter shop supervisor in Physical Plant when he retired in 1980.
He is survived by his wife, Lillian M. Dunham; a brother, Howard Dunham of Nixon, NJ; four daughters, Sally Cormier of Newport Richy, FL, Ava Capra of Londonderry, NH, Cheryl Carlton of Wolfeboro, NH and Deborah Gordon of Plymouth; two sons, David Jubert of Tuftonburo, NH, and Kenneth Dunham of Oldenburg, Germany; 27 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Remembrances may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 294 Pleasant St., Stoughton 02027 or to Cure VNA, 89 Court St., Plymouth 02360.
Ben Inouye, 74, a former director of the MIT Tokyo office, died in Honolulu after a brief illness. Mr. Inouye came to MIT in 1981 and was named director of the Industrial Liaison Program's Tokyo office, where he was responsible for overseeing the Institute's relationships with many of Japan's large corporations. He held that position until his retirement in 1992. He is survived by his wife, Linda Inouye, and a daughter, Colleen Inouye, both of Honolulu.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on August 28, 1996.