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CLASS OF 1943 | 2015 | ISSUE 3

Again, I regret having to announce three more losses to our Class of ’43 since my last report. Cyrus Quinn, a fellow soccer player and longtime class agent, who was a member of Alpha Delta Phi, died June 29, 2014. Robert Ackart, a Psi U brother, died Dec. 14, 2014; and Rollin Polk, an Episcopal priest, who was…

CLASS OF 1943 | 2015 | ISSUE 2

I’m sorry to have to report two more losses. George McFarland died Jan. 5, 2015, and Art Snyder died Nov. 11, 2014. Art was a member of Psi U and a fellow soccer player. They will be sorely missed, and our hearts go out to their families. Hope you are surviving the weather all right. A little too hot…

ARTHUR L. SNYDER ’43

ARTHUR L. SNYDER, a retired businessman, died Nov. 11, 2014, at age 93. A member of Psi Upsilon, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. He was in the industrial equipment business. Among those who survive are his wife of 71 years, Ellen Tuttle Snyder, four children, eight grandchildren, and…

GEORGE F. MCFARLAND ’43

GEORGE F. MCFARLAND, 93, who retired as Craig Professor of English at St. Lawrence University, died Jan. 5, 2015. He received his degree in 1946 after serving in the U.S. Army during World War II. He later received a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His…

CLASS OF 1943 | 2015 | ISSUE 1

Tomorrow is Super Bowl Sunday and I’m wondering what more the media can cook up against Bill Belichick ’75, Tom Brady and the New England football team—Go Patriots! I hope you enjoyed the holiday season and were not adversely affected by the extreme weather experienced in various parts of the country, including New England. We’ve…

CLASS OF 1943 | 2014| ISSUE 3

With football in the air, it’s obvious that summer is just about over, and I hope that you had a good one!Speaking of football, I’m reminded of our freshman year of 1939, when Jack Blott’s team won the Little Three Championship and we tore down the goal posts at Amherst. Here’s hoping that Coach Mike Whelan…

F. EDWARD (“MUZZ’) MOLINA ’43

F. EDWARD (Muzz) MOLINA, the retired president of Edward Molina Designs, Inc., died Sept. 17, 2014. He was 93. A member of Psi Upsilon, he served in the U.S. Navy as a bi-lingual flight instructor during World War II. Later, he received an MBA from Dartmouth College and began a successful career in the textile…

CLASS OF 1943 | 2014 | ISSUE 2

I’m glad to say that, as far as I know, we have had no new losses since my last report. I always thought that we were a sturdy bunch—keep up the good work! Speaking of staying healthy and keeping active, I received a card from Muzz Molina describing his tour on the Crown Princess, visiting many interesting…

ALBERT E. PELS JR. ’43

ALBERT E. PELS JR., a retired training consultant for the American Can Company, died June 28, 2013, at age 91. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi and served in the U.S. Army during World War II. An enthusiastic skier, he was an active member of the National Ski Patrol for 62 years, serving…

EDWARD G. BARKER ’43

EDWARD G. BARKER, a structural engineer, died Sept. 11, 2011. He was 89. A member of Sigma Nu, he was the grandson of Forrest E. Barker of the class of 1874 and the son of Stanley G. Barker of the class of 1909. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps…