ROBERT M. BURRILL, 75, who taught geography at the University of Georgia, died Apr. 5, 2009. He was a member of the John Wesley Club and served in the U.S. Army. He received his master’s degree from the University of Chicago and his PhD from the University of Kansas. At the University of Georgia, he received an outstanding professor award from the Honors Program. Survivors include his wife, Terry Oshita Burrill, his sister, his mother–in–law, and his extended family.
ROBERT M. BURRER, an art instructor and graphic artist, died Jan. 3, 2011. He was 78. A member of Eclectic, he received his degree with honors and with distinction in creative art. He received a master’s degree from Wesleyan and then joined the English and studio art faculty at Deerfield Academy. In 1961 he joined the faculty at the Hotchkiss School, where he taught until a massive stroke in 1975 incapacitated him. He had also worked for Browning Associates, designing graphics and writing copy. Among those who survive are three nieces.
LATHAM L. ALLISON, 74, a retired executive with United Technologies Corporation who led numerous nonprofit agencies in the Hartford, Conn., area, died Aug. 14, 2008. He was a member of Phi Nu Theta (now Ec), received his degree with honors, and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. After receiving an MBA from Harvard University, he served in the U.S. Army. When he retired from his corporate career, where he served in senior financial and strategic planning positions, he devoted his time to community service, as well as personal interests. In 1994 he went back to school to earn a master’s degree in economics at the University of Connecticut to better inform his community work. His last major project was the development of the Asylum Hill Boys and Girls Club, which opened in 2004. He is survived by his wife, Margot Rusch Allison, four children, six grandchildren, two sisters, and his in–laws.