Notices sorted by graduation date.
Robert Hudson Longstreet (Col ’33) of Raleigh, N.C., died June 27, 2010. At the University, he was a Lawn resident. Mr. Longstreet practiced as an architect in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia. He taught at North Carolina State College of Design and the Clemson School of Architecture. Mr. Longstreet later opened an office in Greenville, S.C., before retiring to Williamsburg, Va.
Richard Foregger (Col ’34) of Milwaukee died May 7, 2010. He was named a fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, London. Dr. Foregger served as a front-line anesthesiologist with the 3rd Auxiliary Surgical Group in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was one of the first Americans to arrive in Paris after its liberation by General Leclerc. Dr. Foregger was instrumental in introducing to the United States several new anesthesiology advances based on his wartime experiences in England. From 1947 to 1984, he was an anesthesiologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Milwaukee, serving as head of the department from 1956 to 1963. He wrote two books and more than 80 scientific and military history publications.
Phyllis Smith Dell’Aria (Educ ’36) died July 18, 2010. She worked with the Roosevelt administration in the Bureau of War Shipping until she married. Ms. Dell’Aria spent her adult life in Arlington and Fairfax counties.
Guthrie Jones Smith (Grad ’37) of Fayette, Ala., died May 7, 2010. He worked in Washington, D.C., for six years before being drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. Mr. Smith returned to Fayette and worked in the wholesale grocery business before being elected to city council. After seven years on the council, he was appointed to finish the deceased mayor’s term. Mr. Smith served as mayor of Fayette for 37 years.