Janice Liane Lambert
(’90 MArch), 63, July 8 in Fort Worth. Ms. Lambert worked at The Projects Group in Fort Worth and was instrumental in redesigning the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.
Carolyn Lutz Lousteau
(’97 PhD, Business Administration), 67, Dec. 7 in New Orleans. Ms. Lousteau was an assistant professor of accounting at the University of New Orleans for five years.
Linda Jane Coulston
(’94 BA, Interdisciplinary Studies), 63, Nov. 7 in Fort Worth. Ms. Coulston was a field office manager for Austin Bridge and Road in Grand Prairie and a project accountant for W.W. Webber Construction in Dallas.
Rena Epperson McGlocklin
(’95 BBA, Accounting), 43, Sept. 8 in Fort Worth. Ms. McGlocklin was an accountant for Mid-Cities Home Medical Equipment in Grand Prairie.
(’92 BSN), 49, Sept. 6 in Arlington. Ms. Everett was a critical care nurse and worked in medical account billing.
Phillip Duane Davis
(’90 BBA, Accounting), 53, Oct. 12 in Fort Worth. Mr. Davis was an accountant in Denton before earning his master’s degree in education at Texas State University in 2012.
Teresa J. Earp
(’98 BBA, Finance; ’99 MBA, Business Administration), 56, Jan. 23 in Euless. Ms. Earp worked for Tandy Corp. and at Color Tile for 20 years until it closed. She then returned to college, earning two degrees. She was a lecturer in the UT Arlington Department of Finance and Real Estate from 2004-08.
Jennifer Marie Murphy Martz
(’97 MS, Social Work), 40, Feb. 28 in Fort Worth. Ms. Martz was a caseworker for Cardiovascular Homecare from 2001-11. She also taught in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District, where she was named Substitute of the Year.
Pamela Hsiu Lo Day
(’97 MEd, Education in Teaching), 62, April 7 in Fort Worth. Ms. Day was principal at Charles E. Nash Elementary School in Fort Worth for the past 13 years. Previously she was principal at Sam Rosen Elementary School in Fort Worth.
Connie Lee Penny
(’94 BSN, Nursing), 69, March 15 in Fort Worth. Ms. Penny enjoyed a 32-year nursing career. Her last position was as a home health nurse for the Visiting Nurse Association.
Dale N. Will
(’91 BS, Computer Science Engineering), 54, March 1 in Arlington. Mr. Will was a director for Sandlot Solutions and a partner at Santa Rosa Consulting. He developed a patent while working for Cognosante.
Edward Kirk Whisman
(’90 MPA, Accounting), 67, Jan. 3 in Fort Worth. Mr. Whisman was a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel. He served as a navigator in Taiwan during the Vietnam War and retired from Carswell Air Force Base in 1991. After completing his master’s degree, he began a second career as a pilot planner with American Airlines.
Eric B. Benton
(’99 BA, Journalism), 40, March 19 in Fort Worth. Mr. Benton worked at Roadway, Unisource, and Dart Transit in supervisory distribution positions.
Robert Adam Herring
(’93 MS, Electrical Engineering), 49, April 20 in Allen. Mr. Herring worked at AT&T. Previously he worked for DSC Alcatel, Hewlett-Packard, and Novatel.
Gregory Ray Roberts
(’94 BS, ’97 MS, Social Work), 51, Feb. 21 in Dallas. Mr. Roberts was a self-employed computer specialist. He was a member of Student Congress at UT Arlington.
Martice Alpheus “Trey” Vardeman III
(’96 BBA, Finance), 48, Jan. 15 in Fort Worth. Mr. Vardeman was a sales manager at Texas Motors Ford in Fort Worth.
Thomas Charles Linton
(’89 BS), 51, Feb. 17 in Fort Worth. Mr. Linton was a landscape architect for the Harold Leidner Co. in Dallas for many years.
(’86 BBA), 50, Nov. 19, 2009, in El Salvador. Mr. Snow was a member of the wheelchair basketball team at UT Arlington in the early 1980s. He competed in three Summer Paralympics—in basketball, track, and tennis—winning medals in all three. He won 16 U.S. Open wheelchair tennis titles—six in singles, 10 in doubles. In 2004 he was the first Paralympian inducted into the Olympic Hall of Fame. He also was a motivational speaker and traveled around the world.
Frances Lee McAtee
(’85 BA), 89, Feb. 6 in Lake Worth. At the age of 60, Ms. McAtee received her bachelor’s degree in history and a teaching certificate. She retired after several years of teaching. During World War II she worked at Consolidated Aircraft. She was a beautician and a skilled seamstress.
Timothy Wayne Head
(’85 BA), 44, Dec. 24, 2009, in Keller. Mr. Head graduated from umpire school and spent several years as a minor league baseball umpire and football referee. He worked for the Texas Department of Transportation and Smith Roberts Land Services, and he was a licensed real estate agent for VIP Properties.
Sandra Fae Scott
(’83 BBA), 49, Feb. 18 in Burleson. Ms. Scott was a special education mathematics teacher at Western Hills High School in Fort Worth.
Pamela Anne Morgan
(’83 BBA), 55, Feb. 1 in Arlington. Ms. Morgan was a certified public accountant and owned her own business.
Shirley Anne Meredith
(’82 BA), 76, Feb. 15 in Arlington. Ms. Meredith was a performance opera singer and also sang in the former Arlington Civic Chorus and in church choirs. She was active in tennis, serving as captain of several U.S. Tennis Association teams.
Donald Frank Inman Jr.
(’85 BS, ’86 MS, Aerospace Engineering), 47, Aug. 21 in Keller. Mr. Inman was an aerospace engineer for Lockheed Martin.
David Michael Hines
(’80 BBA, Management), 53, Nov. 4 in Fort Worth. Mr. Hines was a project engineer at Motorola for many years.
(’80 BA, Physical Education), 84, April 2 in Fort Worth. Col. Moore retired from the Air Force in 1975 after 32 years in the military, then came to UT Arlington to earn his degree.
(’83 BSN), 50, April 24 in Arlington. Ms. Cottrell was the school nurse at Sam Houston High School in Arlington.
Richard Roy Penney
(’83 BBA, Management), 62, March 10 in Haltom City. Mr. Penney worked for the City of Arlington before retiring in 2009.
George A. Linnstaedt
(’84 BBA, Finance), 53, March 19 in Arlington. Mr. Linnstaedt was an information technology manager for ASC Industries for 31 years.
William Sears Ward
(’87 BA, ’92 MA, Political Science), 56, Sept. 8 in North Richland Hills. Mr. Ward was a lecturer in the Department of Political Science at UT Arlington from 1993 to 2010. He was chair of the Government Department at Tarrant County College Northeast Campus and co-wrote several government textbooks.
Kathleen Anne Shelburne Swope
(’88, BS, Mechanical Engineering), 66, June 5 in Kerrville. Ms. Swope’s passion was quilting, which won her many awards. She was a member of the Hill Country Quilt Guild.
Anne Marie Whitcomb Sowers
(’89 BBA, Accounting), 50, May 27 in North Richland Hills. Ms. Sowers led Bible studies and cared for the sick and elderly at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Keller.
Linda Louise Fredrichsen Griffith
(’81 MA, French), 63, Feb. 9 in North Richland Hills. Ms. Griffith taught at Everman High School, Southlake Carroll High School, and St. John the Apostle Catholic School.
Billy Donald Ross Jr.
(’81 BS, Mechanical Engineering), 52, Dec. 7 in Springtown, Texas. Mr. Ross was a pilot for American Airlines and previously flew for Atlantic Southeast Airlines.
Dean Arthur Dillhoff
(’82 BBA, Systems Analysis), 52, March 14 in Bloomingdale, Ill. Mr. Dillhoff was a consultant in the medical profession and enjoyed mission work with Missionary Ventures International.
(’83 BA, Architecture), 67, Feb. 15 in Arlington. Ms. Carroll was an accomplished gourmet cook and enjoyed reading, traveling, gardening, and collecting art.
Mark Benson DeLoach
(’85 BA, Political Science), 46, July 24 in Vashon, Wash. Dr. DeLoach was a professor of communication and debate coach at the University of North Texas, the University of Southern California, and Northern Arizona University.
Jerry Andrew Waldrup
(’87 BBA, Marketing), 46, Jan. 15 in Euless. Mr. Waldrup worked in the trucking industry as an account representative for 18 years. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity at UT Arlington.
Dolores “Dee” Ann Keller
(’80 BSN), 86, April 21 in Arlington. Ms. Keller received her nursing degree at age 55. She worked as a school nurse and in psychiatric nursing. She helped in the 2005 fire disaster at the Texas City refinery and assisted with Food Pantry, Meals on Wheels, and Women’s Crisis Center.
Elise Connell Leahy
(’82 MA, English), 85, May 10 in Maplewood, N.J. Ms. Leahy worked in public libraries in Elk Grove Village, Ill., and Irving, Texas.
(’85 BS, Computer Science Engineering), 50, April 28 in Coppell. Mr. McRaney was a software engineer for various companies, including Eastman Kodak and most recently Accent on Integration.
Larry Dan Gossett
(’86 MBA, Business Administration), 63, March 28 in Arlington. Dr. Gossett was a senior lecturer of marketing in the College of Business at UT Arlington, joining the faculty in 2002. Previously, he was a visiting assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside and at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., as well as a faculty associate at Arizona State University.
Glenda Himes Cox
(’85 BBA, Management), 48, Sept. 23 in Hurst. Ms. Cox was a residential appraiser for 19 years.
Amy Suzanne Breeze
(’82 BBA, Marketing), 50, Sept. 20 in Seattle. Ms. Breeze was a sales and marketing representative in San Francisco and Sacramento, Calif.
Austin F. Anderson
(’81 BBA, Marketing), 60, Oct. 25 in Arlington. Mr. Anderson was an operator technician for 14 years with Steris International, a surgical care corporation.
George Austin Truitt
(’80 BS; ’83 MS, Electrical Engineering), 55, July 14 in Allen. Mr. Truitt was a professional engineer. He worked for Texas Instruments and Raytheon and received patents on numerous electrical devices.
Cleo Elizabeth Rolfe
(’80 BA, Psychology), 71, Oct. 7 in Arlington. Ms. Rolfe was a licensed professional counselor.
Robert Allen Martin
(’80 MBA, Business Administration), 64, Sept. 12 in Fort Worth. Mr. Martin was a forensic economist, practicing nationally since 1980. He taught real estate and finance at UT Arlington.
(’88 MA, Interdisciplinary Studies), 67, Aug. 24 in Fort Worth. Ms. Thomas worked for the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District for 32 years as a teacher at Central Junior High and Trinity High School. From 1970 to 1990 she guided students on historical tours of Europe.
Pamela Spore McQuitty
(’89 BA, Journalism), 44, Sept. 14 in Arlington. Ms. McQuitty worked for Michael & Partners Advertising and Public Relations and Temerlin McClain Advertising. In 1995 she joined Bank of America as senior vice president for corporate social responsibility.
Neil J. Licalsi
(’88 BBA, Accounting), 46, March 25 in El Paso. Mr. Licalsi was the district manager for Farmers Insurance in El Paso.
Stephen Bennett Nolen
(’87 BS, Criminal Justice), 54, April 27 in Arlington. Mr. Nolen was an emergency medical technician for CareFlite and MedStar.
Donald E. Horton
(’82 BS, Electrical Engineering), 64, May 2 in Arlington. Mr. Horton was an embedded software engineer at Lockheed Martin.
Charles Richard Rushing Jr.
(’83 BS, Chemistry), 54, July 19 in Arlington. Mr. Rushing was senior chemist at Kelly Moore Paint in Hurst.
Mikel E. Semler
(’84 BA, Communication), 50, June 18 in Wichita, Kan. Mr. Semler worked 15 years as a service training manager with American Airlines. Since 1999 he was director of trade support and service for celebrity cruises for Royal Caribbean Cruise Ltd.
Susan Margaret Ponce
(’85 BA, Political Science), 49, May 16 in Houston. Honored as a UT Arlington Distinguished Alumna in 2006, Ms. Ponce was a lawyer and senior vice president for Halliburton, which provides products and services to the energy industry. During 22 years with the company, she developed the Environmental Law Practice Group, oversaw 15 offices worldwide as chief commercial counsel, and became the company’s first chief ethics and compliance officer.
(’86 BA, Political Science), 48, March 19 in Frisco. Mr. Stevenson-Grund was an accountant in the hotel food and beverage industry. He worked at the Embassy Suites-DFW for 20 years before moving to Lombardi Family Concepts.
Brian Karl Walkup
(’86 BSN), 55, May 18 in Joplin, Mo. Mr. Walkup was a registered nurse at Arlington Memorial Hospital and Parkland Hospital in Dallas.
Roger Blake Ford
(’88 BBA, Finance), 48, May 15 in Arlington. Mr. Ford was a shelving engineer for TRS International Manufacturing. Previously, he was manager of the southwest territory for Network Instruments.
Thomas Michael Smith
(’89 BBA, Management), 46, Dec. 3 in Grand Prairie. Mr. Smith worked at Microsoft for more than 20 years, most recently as a global critical situations manager.
Alice Clinch Barnhill
(’89 BBA, Marketing), 62, Aug. 10 in Arlington. Ms. Barnhill had a 30-year career in the medical device industry and in regulatory compliance. In 1999 she and a team of seven at Alcon Labs in Irvine, Calif., received the Federal Drug Administration’s Hammer Team honor for working to build a better government.
Dwayne Riley Jr.
(’88 BBA, Accounting), 53, Nov. 23 in Crowley. Mr. Riley was senior operations analyst for Owen Oil Tools in Godley, Texas.
Patricia V. Chester
(’86 BS, ’88 MS, Social Work), 80, Oct. 17 in Fort Worth. Dr. Chester was department administrator for foreign languages and linguistics at UT Arlington before practicing as a psychotherapist.
Sharon Lynn Macko
(’84 BSN), 54, Oct. 18 in Keller. Ms. Macko specialized in labor and delivery nursing. She also did volunteer work, including traveling to Houston to help Hurricane Katrina evacuees.
John James Weikum
(’83 BS, Criminal Justice), 53, Dec. 26 in Fort Worth. Mr. Weikum worked as a home health care provider and as a substitute teacher in the Fort Worth Independent School District. He also volunteered as a tutor for the Russian and Korean communities.
Richard “Lee” Green
(’83 BS, Mechanical Engineering), 53, Sept. 17 in Fort Worth. Mr. Green was a mechanical engineer at Lockheed Martin for 28 years.
Craig Steven Miller
(’82 BFA, Art), 53, Nov. 7 in Arlington. Mr. Miller was a writer, artist, and publisher of magazines, including Wrapped in Plastic and Following Cerebus. He also worked for Lone Star Comics & Science Fiction in Arlington.
(’82 BBA, Marketing), 52, Oct. 29 in Dallas. Ms. Hobbs-Reynolds was a producer in the Dallas advertising community.
Rae Dean Prevost
(’88 BA, Spanish), 85, Dec. 3 in Arlington. Ms. Prevost earned her degree at UT Arlington at age 61. She was an accomplished bridge, competing on a team that won the Mexican National Team Championship in Mexico City in 1979.
Ernest Dwight Moore
(’89 BBA, Marketing), 56, Jan. 24 in Burleson. Mr. Moore taught high school computer science in the Arlington Independent School District. He also sponsored the robotics club and taught guitar lessons.
Jack Steele Jr.
(’86 MA, English), 68, March 8 in Marstons Mills, Mass. Mr. Steele taught at UT Arlington and Southern Methodist University. He wrote Other Sides: A Journey Without Maps and received a National Endowment for the Arts grant for fiction writing.
Jean Colleen McWilliams
(’86 BSN, Nursing), 84, Jan. 9 in Fairfield. Ms. McWilliams worked at MD Anderson and Methodist hospitals in Houston. She set up the first aid departments in the Astrodome and Leon County Hospital.
(’83 MA, Urban Affairs), 76, March 4 in Niceville, Fla. Mr. Manning was city manager in the Texas cities of Sweetwater, Alvin, Palacios, and Athens, as well as in Chanute, Kan.
Deborah L. Modders
(’80 BSN, Nursing), 61, Feb. 28 in Burleson. Ms. Modders was a registered nurse in the neonatal intensive care unit at Fort Worth’s Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital, where she worked for 32 years.
Barbara Ann Brown
(’80 MS, Interdisciplinary Studies), 66, March 26 in Arlington. Ms. Brown taught math and physics at Arlington High School from 1979-2010. She was honored as Secondary School Teacher of the Year by both the Aware Foundation and the Arlington Kiwanis Club.
(’82 PhD, Urban Affairs Administration), 79, March 6 in Waxahachie. Dr. Calhoun was a data manager for Texas Instruments, retiring after 27 years. The supercollider project in Waxahachie hired him as a technical writer from 1992-95.
Charles Edward Dunn Jr.
(’83 BS, Electrical Engineering), 56, March 8 in Fort Worth. Mr. Dunn was a senior electronic engineer for ElectroCom Automation in Arlington.
(’83 BA, Sociology), 66, April 13 in Fort Worth. Ms. Siepielski was a counselor in the Ostomy Support Association in Fort Worth.
Clark Bridgland Smith
(’83 MBA, Business Administration), 88, Dec. 27 in Arlington. Lt. Col. Smith retired from the Air Force before working in LTV’s aeronautical division for 25 years.
Bettye Joan Smith Weltman
(’83 BSN, Nursing), 81, April 30 in Fort Worth. Ms. Weltman worked in mental health at the MHMRs of Tarrant and Johnson counties.
Jan Wnorowski McIntyre
(’85 BS, Architecture), 53, March 23 in Fort Worth. Ms. McIntyre was a vice president for Extra Mile Construction in Arlington, working there 20 years.
Larry A. Robbins
(’78 BA), 53, Nov. 19, 2009, in Palo Alto, Calif. Mr. Robbins was an employee of Perot Systems.
Susan Carol Davidson
(’77 BSN), 55, Nov. 9, 2009, in Galveston. Ms. Davidson was a registered nurse at the UT Medical Branch at Galveston.
Gerald Gaston McCasland
('71 BSME), 73, Nov. 20, 2009, in Wills Point. Mr. McCasland was an engineer in the Command and Controls Division at Rockwell Collins in Richardson for 31 years. He worked on pioneering communication systems for aerospace projects, including Air Force One, the stealth bomber, and the space shuttle. He also held one of the early patents for the design of a consumer radar detector. He served eight years on the Richardson independent School District Board of Trustees.
William Thomas Stokes
(’71 BS, Electrical Engineering; ’74 MS, Industrial Engineering), 65, Feb. 22, 2010, in Forreston, Texas. Mr. Stokes owned and operated Stokes Company Water Leak Services in Waxahachie.
James Robert Clark Jr.
(’70 BBA, Business Administration), 65, June 17 in Bedford. Mr. Clark worked at First Baptist Church in Grapevine.
Robert Wayne Case
(’70 BS, Mechanical Engineering), 63, Sept. 15 in Bowie. Mr. Case was an engineer for the Dallas Transit System and for Motorola. He owned and operated Case Photography in Grapevine for 25 years.
Barbara Burton “Babs” Smith
(’71 BA, English), 88, April 19 in Houston. Ms. Smith taught in Arlington schools and created her own pottery.
Rick C. Cox
(’73 BBA, History), 61, March 18 in Dallas. Mr. Cox worked in field and sales management at Random House for 25 years.
Viralyn Patrick Huff
(’77 BA, English), 84, March 11 in Arlington. Ms. Huff was a librarian at UT Arlington from 1969 to 1993.
Thomas James Altus
(’74 BS, Biology), 67, Nov. 25 in Arlington. Mr. Altus worked at Zepco Sales & Service in Richardson. After retirement, he worked at Arlington Municipal Airport.
Robert “Randy” Goss
(’74 BBA, Business Administration), 63, Dec. 21 in Grapevine. Mr. Goss retired from Verizon as a supervisor and had 25 years experience in the insurance industry. He served as a city councilman and mayor pro tem of Glenn Heights, Texas.
Marolyn Lenial Mumford Meltzer
(’75 BSN), 57, March 4 in Hurst. Ms. Meltzer worked at H.E.B. Hospital in Bedford before retiring to raise her sons.
Susan Carol Roaten
(’75 BA, Spanish), 58, Dec. 29 in Fort Worth. Ms. Roaten taught at the Iverson Institute of Court Reporting in Fort Worth and taught special education in the Arlington Independent School District.
Melissa Mia Hall
(’76 BA, Journalism), 57, Jan. 28 in Fort Worth. Ms. Hall was a freelance writer, artist, and photographer. She worked for Barber’s Bookstore and served as a critic, reviewer, and editor for many publications.
Margie Ruth Parish
(’77 BA, Speech), 72, Jan. 6 in Irving. Ms. Parish taught at UT Arlington, Mountain View College, Navarro College, Tarrant County College, and in Malaysia.
Richard Warren Stevens
(’77 MA, Economics), 73, Feb. 9 in Arlington. Mr. Stevens was president and owner of Intelog Inc. and also served as director of the technical services division of Kentron International, an LTV subsidiary.
Jerry Paul Doan
(’70 BA, Mathematics), 63, March 23 in Arlington. Mr. Doan spent his career in government service, retiring from the General Services Administration in 2003.
Douglas W. White
(’73 BA, History), 62, Nov. 10 in Richland, Ore. Mr. White was executive director of Step Forward Activities in Baker City, Ore. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Roy B. McDonald
(’73 BBA, Business Administration), 71, Feb. 16 in Arlington. Mr. McDonald worked for Texstar Plastics before starting his own recycling company, R&D Plastics, in 1984.