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CL AS S NO TE S Susan Breyer is in Paraguay, studying


art and architectural history as a Fulbright Scholar. Her project, “The Female Artist as a Force of Cultural Renewal and Evolution in Paraguay,” explores the strong tradition of influential women in the county’s arts history. After graduation she taught En - glish in Argentina and studied flamenco dancing in Spain. A silk-screen printer with a studio in Hatfield, MA, she says flamenco is “another art form for which I feel great passion.” Ian Ritchey works for Three Group Re -


search in Saratoga Springs. He and Mar - gaux Hoagland ’11 work on market- research projects for such international brands as Smithfield Foods and NBC Universal. Gregory DelliCarpini, who studied ar - chitecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, recently signed on as fashion editor for Billboard.com’s “The Hook,” covering the intersection of music and fashion—as he puts it, “Music has become a beacon of inspiration and influence for the fashion industry’s greatest visionar- ies.” Gregory offers comments and obser- vations on the leading trendsetters in chic, from designer Marc Jacobs to hip- hop artist Kanye West. Kaitlin Siehs is a financial analyst at Dune Capital Management in NYC. Ermir Bejo was awarded a full scholar-


ship to a master’s program in music com- position at University of Louisville in Ken tucky. He says he likes the city and is happy. At the Napa Valley Museum in Yount - ville, CA, in September, Robert Wuilfe, MALS, participated in a panel of writers, artists, and activists discussing “Discre - pancy: Living Between War and Peace.” Robert is curator of the di Rosa Preserve Public Art Museum and has been a guest lecturer at Rutgers University, Moore Col - lege of Art & Design, Maryland In stitute College of Art, and California College of the Arts. CLAIRE SOLOMON 1715 MYRTLE STREET JACKSON, MS 39202-1336 CLAIRE.A.SOLOMON@GMAIL.COM


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The Class of 2011 needs a scribe! If you are interested in serving in this role, contact class notes editor Mary Monigan at mmonigan@skidmore.edu or 800-584-0115. Margaux Hoagland and Ian Ritchey


’10 joined Three Group Research in Sara - toga Springs. She is a “quantitative story-


teller,” while Ian’s official title is “thought- ful young fellow.” They perform market research for clients including Smithfield Foods and NBC Universal. Siphiwangubani Sikhondze spent part of last summer in the Davis United World Colleges’ global trade and development program at the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, CA. ALUMNI AFFAIRS OFFICE SKIDMORE COLLEGE 815 N. BROADWAY SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY 12866


In Memoriam Alumni


Vernette Johnson Baird ’32 of Yarmouth Port, MA, died August 8. A nursing major, she served as director of nursing services for the United Medical Center in Port Chester, NY, for more than 20 years. In retirement, she was a field representative for the New Jersey Commission for the Blind. She was also a member of the AAUW. She is survived by a nephew, three grandnieces, and two grandnephews. Her husband, Richard, predeceased her. Prindle Hodges Wissler-Mullin ’33 of Middlebury, VT, died August 10. An art major, she earned an MFA from Columbia University and enjoyed a career teaching art in area public schools. She continued teaching adults, most recently seniors, up until the week she died. A member of the National League of Pen Women, Prindle, who was color-blind, was active with the Ex-Sighted Artists, a group that encour- aged art creation despite visual impair- ment. She donated her artwork for many years to the Hospice Volunteer Services’ benefit auctions. She is survived by a son, a daughter and son-in-law, a grandson, and two great-grandsons. Husband Rich - ard predeceased her. Lois Ann Delehanty Moll ’36 of Roch -


ester, NY, died September 15. She was a business major. She is survived by a daughter; her husband, William, prede- ceased her. Elizabeth Schaffer ’39 of Day tona Beach, FL, died January 2, 2011. Pre - deceased by husband John, she leaves a daughter, Gretchen Bellinger ’68. Helen Wellman Stickle ’39 of Towson,


MD, died August 20, 2008. A business major, she completed her degree at Case Western Reserve. An active community volunteer, she was a Red Cross nurse’s aide and served on the boards of the Bal - ti more County Council for the Aging and Episcopal Social Services. Founder of a


thrift shop, she ran the 80-employee oper- ation for 26 years. She served Skid more as a class secretary and reunion volunteer. Alice Sander Stageman ’40 of Schenec -


tady, NY, died August 26. A psychology major, she worked for the US Army dur- ing World War II, and later for the Sche - nectady County Public Library. She was a skilled pianist and gardener. She is sur- vived by a daughter. Her husband, Delno, predeceased her. Rose Mironson Greenblatt ’42 of Port -


land, OR, died August 2. A Spanish major, she earned a master’s in library science from Pratt Institute. She was a librarian at the Brooklyn Public Library for 17 years. An avid reader, she also enjoyed music, theater, and art. She leaves three daugh- ters and a grandson. Constance Nathan Tupper ’42 of Char - lottesville, VA, died May 9. An art major, she studied with abstract painter Jules Olitski and German-American expression- ist painter George Frosz. She was a profes- sional artist whose work was exhibited at the Virginia Museum, the University of Virginia, and the Hechscher Museum in Huntington, NY, along with numerous local galleries. She wrote and illustrated the children’s book Max’l of the Court Opera. Her husband, Lamonte, prede- ceased her. There are no known survivors. Nancy Robb Redding ’42 of Mount Pleasant, SC, died May 7. She was a phys- ed major. She is survived by three sons and two daughters; her husband, Joseph, predeceased her. Lucille Deady Muller ’42 of Berlin, MD,


died June 19, 2009. A business major, she was a secretary in Montgomery County (MD) public schools. Predeceased by hus- band Richard, she is survived by a son, a daughter, and six grandchildren. Marjorie Lester Kaufman ’45 of Cedar - hurst, NY, died April 6, 2008. A French major, she was a Red Cross volunteer and Braille typist. She is survived by two sons. Anne Robinson Wickenhaver ’46 of Columbus, OH, died June 20. A chemistry major, she was an avid gardener, bird lover, and sports fan. Predeceased by hus- band Sidney, she leaves two daughters and five grandchildren. Betty White Johnson ’46 of Boston


Har bor, WA, died March 29. An art major, she did PR work for J. Walter Thompson Company before her marriage. She ac - com panied her husband, an Army aviator, overseas and worked for the Department of the Army while stationed in Japan. She retired from Washington State govern- ment work after 19 years. She is survived by a daughter, a son, six grandchildren,


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