Faculty and Staff  Frank Harrison

Former UT Arlington President Frank Harrison died Aug. 9 in Dallas. He was 99. Dr. Harrison joined the University in 1965 to establish graduate programs while teaching at what is now UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. After establishing six graduate departments, he became acting president in 1968 and president in 1969. He left in 1972 to become the first president of the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, retiring in 1985. During Dr. Harrison’s tenure, UT Arlington created its first Ph.D. program, conferred its first doctoral degrees, and added several buildings. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Jerry D. Haptonstall

(’64 BBA, Business Administration), 81, April 21 in Fayetteville, Ark. Mr. Haptonstall was a warranted contracting officer for NASA at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Noted: November 12, 2013

Faculty and Staff  Martha Lee Frazar Woolf

The wife of former UT Arlington President Jack Woolf, Martha Lee Frazar Woolf died July 14 in Arlington. She was 89. Mrs. Woolf was active in the Arlington Woman’s Club, the UT Arlington faculty Women’s Club, Shady Valley women’s golf, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Bailando Dance Club, and many other social and educational organizations. She was a member of the committee that initiated the Arlington Fourth of July parade. A native of Strawn, Texas, she was the University’s first lady from 1959 to 1968. Noted: November 12, 2013

1980s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1980s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  Randall Cross Stegall

(’76 BA, English), 59, Feb. 27 in Keller. A real estate attorney in Tarrant County, Mr. Stegall operated Stegall & Sewell PC. He was president of four of the largest title companies in the Fort Worth-Dallas area and was general counsel for Safeco Land Title. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  Steve Edwin Reed

(’74 BA, Psychology), 62, Feb. 21 in Fort Worth. Mr. Reed was a lifelong salesman, initially selling commercial printing equipment before shifting to real estate. He established his own firm in Arlington, Steve Reed Real Estate, and later formed Southland Records. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  Arthur L. Slye Jr.

(’73 BA, Communication), 81, Feb. 2 in Kerrville. The Rev. Slye served as senior minister for three Methodist churches over 25 years. He became a district superintendent and was elected the founding general superintendent of Bethel Methodist Church, serving there 14 years. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  John M. Forbes

(’73 BBA, Business Administration), 76, Feb. 20 in Arlington. Mr. Forbes was a retired justice of the peace in Tarrant County Precinct 2. He was a past president of the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas and served for many years as an instructor in the justice court training program. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  Kaya Cibildak

(’72 MS, Mechanical Engineering), 77, Feb. 5 in San Antonio. Mr. Cibildak was a design engineer on the Boeing supersonic transport project. He specialized in energy conservation while working for the federal government at Fort Sam Houston. Noted: November 12, 2013

1970s  Frank John Jacob

(’70 BS, Civil Engineering), 67, April 3 in Sherman. Mr. Jacob was superintendent of water production for the city of Sherman, retiring in 2001 after 30 years. He went on to operate Starr Water Supply in Denison for six years. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Sidney Gordon Ramsey

(’69 BBA, Business Administration), 67, Jan. 1 in Arlington. Mr. Ramsey started Ramsey Realty and expanded it into the RAMCO Development Corp. He later became an independent oil producer, retiring in 2012. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Olin Randall Heifner

(’69 BBA, Business Administration), 66, March 3 in Dallas. Mr. Heifner retired as a senior corporal in the Dallas Police Department in 2002 after 28 years of service. He served in various positions, from patrol officer to detective, and received numerous awards. Noted: November 12, 2013

2000s  Freddie Charles Ferrell

(’03 MSSW), 58, March 21 in Abilene. After serving 20 years in the Air Force, Mr. Ferrell earned a master’s degree and was a social worker for the state of Texas for 10 years. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1990s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1980s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1980s  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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1980s  Donald Manning

(’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. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Thomas H. Bittikoffer

(’68 BBA, Business Administration), 69, March 24 in Denton. Mr. Bittikoffer was a member of the Fort Worth Jaycees and an avid golfer. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  James Steven McAlister

(’67 BA, English), 67, Jan. 18 in Fort Worth. Mr. McAlister founded his own business, Steve’s Ideas, which featured computer technology, sales, and web design. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Robert Wayne McMillen

(’65 BS, Mechanical Engineering), 72, Jan. 17 in Celina. Mr. McMillen enjoyed a career in international mining sales and later in health and life insurance sales as owner of McMillen Insurance in Celina. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Robert Thomas Wood

(’63 BBA, Business Administration), 78, Dec. 21 in Fort Worth. Col. Wood served 36 years in the Army, where he was a helicopter pilot and a hospital administrator. He also spent 10 years as an administrator at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Marvin F. Shelley

(’63 BS, Mechanical Engineering; ’69 MS, Engineering Mechanics), 73, Feb. 8 in Dallas. Mr. Shelley worked for LTV Electronics and Vought Aeronautics before moving into real estate. Noted: November 12, 2013

1960s  Donald Edward Morrow

(’63 BS, Mathematics), 80, Nov. 20 in Elgin. Mr. Morrow was a mechanical engineer for Texas Instruments and later worked for Dell Inc. Noted: November 12, 2013