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December 2017 Obituaries

December Obituaries

From eSociety, December 2017

Kenneth C. Gruber

96; Life Member ASHRAE; Houston; joined in 1954.

William R. Dougherty, Jr., P.E.

90; Life Member ASHRAE; Sagamore Beach, Mass.; joined ASHRAE in 1965.


Ratilal S. Patel, P.E.

79; Life Member ASHRAE; Ann Arbor, Mich.; joined ASHRAE in 1973.


Patrick E. Halm, P.E.

78; Life Member ASHRAE; Natick, Mass.; joined ASHRAE in 1976.


Vincent D. Lee-Thorp

89; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Great Falls, Va.; joined ASHRAE in 1963. He won the Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2015.


Vernon R. Oberg, P.E.

66; Member ASHRAE; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1990.