As the Institute’s leader from 1990 to 2004, he sparked a period of dynamism.
A funeral was held on July 11 at the Falmouth Jewish Congregation Meeting House for Samuel Levin, 78, a retired physicist and radiation officer, who died in Stoughton on July 9.
Mr. Levin earned the SB from MIT in 1948 and worked for the Institute for the next 31 years. A certified health physicist, he organized and supervised MIT's radiation protection program and studied potential hazards in X-ray machinery, accelerators and other sources of radiation. He also served as executive officer for MIT's occupational medical service and executive secretary for the Radiation Protection Committee.
Mr. Levin leaves his wife, Judith; two sons, Clifford of Gainesville, FL, and Jonathan of Medford; a daughter, Betsy Bond of Cheshire, CT; three sisters, Bertha Levin and Pearl Sklar of Falmouth and Ethel Kaiden of New York, NY, and four grandchildren. He was buried in Sharon Memorial Park in Sharon.
GERALD J. LORDEN
A funeral Mass was said on June 30 at St. John's Church in Cambridge for Gerald J. Lorden, 77, of Somerville, who died on June 26. He was a retired supervisor in the Research Laboratory of Electronics who began his 30-year MIT career in 1951.
Mr. Lorden is survived by his wife, Ann; two daughters, Gail of Hopkinton and Joyce of Somerville; a son, Gary of Somerville; a brother, Edward of Woburn; a sister, Ann Marie DeMore of Bourne, and one granddaughter.
Anthony Marino, 73, of Malden, a former machine operator custodian with Physical Plant, died on June 20. He was hired in 1968 and retired from MIT in 1985. He is survived by his wife, Pridence; two daughters, Stephanie Marino of Malden and Lena Severini of Derry, NH, and three grandchildren.
A funeral was held in Rockland on June 22 for Emerson Munroe, 69, of Norwell, who died on June 19. He began working at MIT in 1981 and retired from his job as a driver in the Laboratory for Nuclear Science in 1993.
Mr. Munroe leaves two daughers, Deane M. Moore of Whitman and Paula J. Rudolph of Quincy; a son, David of Marshfield; a sister, Lorraine Pascone of Norwell, a brother, David of Hanson, and six grandchildren.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on August 13, 1997.