MIT’s Susan Murcott expands ceramic-filter production to three continents, bringing jobs and curbing disease.
Bradford Clough of Melrose, a former mechanic in Physical Plant, died on Nov. 1 at the age of 73. He retired in 1995 after working at MIT for 38 years. Information on survivors was unavailable.
Dawn Green of Hyde Park, a medical records assistant in MIT Medical, died on Nov. 15 at the age of 40. She had been working at MIT since 1996. She is survived by her husband, Claude; her son Chad and daughter Taneisha (all of Hyde Park), and another daughter, Nicole, of Jamaica.
Franklin R. Payne
Franklin R. Payne of Belmont, a research specialist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering, died on Nov. 16 at the age of 69. He began working at MIT in 1955 and retired in 1995. He is survived by his wife, Mary F. Payne; two daughters, Cheryl Fujimoto of Albany, Calif., and Lisa Simon of Oakland, Calif., and a grandson. A funeral mass was said in St. Joseph's Church in Belmont on Nov. 20.
John Ribeiro of Orange City, Fla., a former senior operator in Graphic Arts, died on Nov. 16 at age 73. He retired in 1992 after 37 years at MIT. Survivors include his wife, Florence.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on January 14, 2004.