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KEENE STATE TODAY VOLUME XX NUMBER 1 Fall 2004
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Howard E. Croteau died in Lockport, N.Y. He was director of continuing education at KSC from 1977 to 1988.

Helen M. Morgan '28 died May 5, 2004, in Harwich, Mass. She was an active volunteer in the many communities in which she lived and taught penmanship in the 1970s while living on the Cape.

Rosamunde Belnap Delano '28 passed away in August 2003.

Mary Flanders Dodge '30 passed away February 17, 2004, in Cincinnatus, N.Y. She taught homemaking in Walpole and Derry, N.H., and kindergarten in Cincinnatus Central School.

Barbara Lane Putnam '33, B.Ed '74, died June 3, 2004, in Jaffrey, N.H. She worked for Public Service Company, was co-owner of Putnams Clothing Store of Wilton, and taught at Lyndeborough Central School.

Arlene Littlefield Laramie '34, B.Ed. '57, died March 17, 2004, in North Andover, Mass. She taught in elementary schools in Concord, N.H., for 25 years.

Alice M. Whitcomb '35 passed away April 23, 2004, in Peterborough, N.H. She earned a master's degree at Middlebury College and taught in the South Orange, N.J., school district for many years.

George H. Corson '37 died April 20, 2004, in Nashua, N.H. He taught in Andover and was principal in Andover and Milford until his retirement in 1979.

Amy Shunman Kimball '39, B.Ed '58, passed away May 14, 2004, in Haverhill, Mass. She was an elementary school teacher in Danville, South Hampton, and Plaistow, N.H.

Andrew W. Janis '40 died May 22, 2004, in West Palm Beach, Fla. He served in the US Navy during World War II and ran a manufacturing plant and worked in the nursing home business, converting hotels and inns into nursing homes. He was also a fundraiser for Palm Beach Atlantic College.

Elizabeth Richardson Rowell '41, '78, died October 15, 2003.

Ruth Johnston Eaton '42 passed away June 25, 2004, in Lebanon, N.H. She taught elementary school in Lebanon, Plainfield, Lyme, and, for 26 years, middle school in Hanover.

Jessie H. Mullen '43 passed away May 13, 2004, in Milford, N.H. She taught for one year in Lyndeborough, and was an advertising associate for The Union Leader for 43 years.

Douglas S. Kimball '43 died March 18, 2004, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H. He served in the U.S. Army and was seriously wounded in World War II. He worked for the Veterans Administration, was a rural letter carrier, and had his own real estate business until his retirement.

Ruth Wilson Keddy '43 died July 3, 2004, in Keene, N.H.

Robert S. Holt '49 died March 28, 2004, in Concord, N.H. He earned a master's degree from Texas A&M University and served in the U.S. Air Force in World War II. He worked in education for 39 years and was honored as the top N.H. Vocational Industrial Arts Educator.

Jeannette Whitehouse Hayn '51 died in December 2003.

Joseph Daigle '52 died October 7, 2003. He was a veteran of World War II and worked for the U.S. Postal Service and Manchester building department.

William E. Knight '55 passed away April 10, 2004, in Concord, N.H. He worked for 34 years as teacher and principal in the Concord and Merrimack Valley school districts. He was co-founder of a summer school for children with special needs and an organizer of Special Olympics activities.

George A. Payne '65 died April 28, 2004, in Titusville, Fla. He was a veteran of World War II, served in the Army Medical Corps for 20 years, and then attended KSC and Boston University. He taught for 22 years in New Hampshire and Florida.

Helen Sawyer Randall M'67 died May 18, 2004 in Penacook, N.H. She taught in western Massachusetts, Maine, and in Henniker and Antrim, N.H.

Bethany A. Bristol '92 died April 7, 2004, in Northfield, Mass. She worked for Yankee Type Setter in Concord, was a special needs aide in Northfield and Bernardston, Mass., and then an operator at Verizon.

David W. Jaquith '95 passed away June 3, 2004, in Boston, Mass. He worked for the PLUS Company in Nashua, N.H., and was a strong advocate for adults with disabilities and a volunteer for Special Olympics.

Robin Egan Castor '95 died in Lebanon, N.H. She was an insurance adjuster for Liberty Mutual Insurance and an accomplished singer.

Scott G. Vallee '97 died July 10, 2004, in Boston, Mass. At KSC, Scott was an active member of the KSC Pride organization. He was employed by Health Plans, Inc., in Charlestown, Mass., but his true passion was teaching. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed as a hobby flying kites with his wife, Jessica. Scott's family has established a KSC scholarship in his honor. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Scott G. Vallee Scholarship Fund, c/o Stoneham Bank, 80 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180.

Catherine Honeycutt M'97 passed away. She worked for many years at Franklin Pierce College, where she earned a degree in social work and theater arts. She earned her master's degree in human services at KSC.

Keith Kreutler '99 died March 26, 2004, in Portland, Ore.

Cornelia W. Brous M'00 died June 12, 2004 in East Swanzey, N.H. She was a teacher, researcher, writer, and editor. She taught at White Pines College, Franklin Pierce College, Saint Anselm's College, and Keene State.


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