LAWRENCE E. SCANLON, a retired professor, died Nov. 22, 2008, at age 81. He was a member of Sigma Chi and received his degree with honors and with distinction in English. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II he received a master’s degree from Rutgers University and a Ph.D. from Syracuse University. The recipient of several Fulbright grants, he taught at Mt. Holyoke College and then for more than 30 years at the Hartford College for Women. Survivors include his wife, Anne Sherrend Scanlon, three children, four grandchildren, a great–granddaughter, two brothers, and a sister.