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as an alumni admissions contact. She is survived by daughter Hannah ’09 a son, two sisters, and a brother. Dianne Bedford Marsden’70 of Moun - tain Lakes, NJ, died in November 2007. An art major, she was a jewelry designer and real estate agent. She was an avid skier. She leaves a son and a daughter; hus band William predeceased her. Jennifer Jones McNeill ’71 of Chapel Hill, NC, died June 18 of cancer. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate in history-philoso- phy, she attended graduate school at the University of North Carolina. She enjoyed a long career as a software engineer at the Research Triangle Institute and later worked for Mathematica Policy Research until her retirement. She leaves husband Paschall, a son, and a sister. Saffron Hollace Gonnerman ’71 of


Leb anon, NH, died November 20. A dance major, she taught dance in Syracuse, NY, and in Germany. She continued her dance studies in NYC, where she also authored a screenplay. She is survived by a son, her mother, two brothers, and her former husband, Steven Prest. David Chandler ’77 of Havana, FL, died June 20, 2009. He was a sociology major. There are no known survivors. Cynthia Lefevre Daly ’78 of Bedford, NH, died January 30 of colon cancer. A phys-ed major, she taught math at Wal - nut Hill School. She is survived by hus- band William Daly ’78, three sons, sister- in-law Joann Daly Gray ’76, and brother- in-law Peter Daly ’83. Kevin Lally ’79 of Westport, CT, died June 25. A business-art major, he earned a master’s in business and accounting from Fairfield University. He enjoyed a 35-year career in newspaper publishing. As publisher and president of Brooks Com munity Newspapers, he oversaw its expansion to six award-winning weekly newspapers and several monthly publica- tions. It also established a grants program to provide greater visibility to local non- profits. He was president of the Fairfield Chamber of Com merce and the New En - gland Press Associa tion, and board mem- ber of the Fairfield County Community Foundation, the Mid-Fairfield Child Guid - ance Associ ation, and the Westport Com - munity Play house. He served Skidmore as an admissions, class, reunion, and club volunteer. He is survived by a daughter, a son, two brothers, and several nieces and nephews.


Pamela Lancaster Pettinari ’81 of


Mon roe, MI, died June 3. A phys-ed ma - jor, she worked in retail management for Lux ot tica Optical. She traveled through-


out the Third World to donate glasses to the poor through the Gift of Sight Pro - gram. A board member of Mercy Hospital and Big Brothers/Big Sisters, she was a vol- unteer for Karmanos Cancer Institute and Relay for Life. She was an avid golfer. She is survived by husband, David. Guy Stuttman ’85 of New York City died in July. An English and music major, he was the recipient of the Edwin Mose - ley Prize in English and the Periclean Scho lar Award. He pursued graduate stud- ies at New York University. He is survived by his parents, sisters Suzanne Stuttman ’84 and Katherine Stuttman Freeman ’87, and a brother. Edward Nebel ’87 of Port Huron, MI, died unexpectedly on February 9. An En - glish major, he earned a master’s from New York University. He was an associate professor at Macomb Community Col - lege. He is survived by wife Stacey, his parents, two sisters, a brother, and a step- brother.


Patti Engler ’90 of Katy, TX died May 14. A biology-chemistry major, she owned 3Bay Sporthorses, an equestrian training center. She was an accomplished horse- woman and trainer. She is survived by her mother.


Cristina Prado ’93 of Miami, FL, died February 27, 2008, of a viral infection. An English major, she earned a master’s in teaching English as a second language from the University of Dayton. She was a Peace Corps volunteer who served in Albania from 1995 to 1997. She is sur- vived by her parents.


Margo Pattison Menger ’02 of Ozark, IL, died March 30. A geology major, she received a master’s in theology from Li - berty University. She was an active mem- ber of her church. She is survived by hus- band Benjamin, a daughter, her mother, three sisters, and a brother.


Faculty & Staff


Lois Sevigny Hollenbeck ’46, longtime professor of biology, died April 28. See the alumni section of In Memoriam in this issue. Ernie Lloyd, a longtime member of


Skid more’s housekeeping staff, died May 19 in Albany, NY. He was 85. After army service in Europe during World War II, he worked for the Boston and Maine Rail - road. He joined Skidmore in 1968 and retired in 1986. Lloyd was known for his diligence, attention to detail, and friendli- ness. After the Sports and Recreation Cen - ter opened in 1982, he worked there and became known as “the pool guy” to gen- erations of students, faculty, staff, and vis-


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itors. He was a stalwart of the local Knights of Col umbus and American Legion, and an usher at St. Peter’s Church. His wife, Dor othy, died in 2001, and four brothers also predeceased him. Survivors include two brothers and a sister, three stepchil- dren, 12 grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.


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