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Obituaries, December 2021

Obituaries, December 2021

From Insights, December 2021

Robert W. Besant, P.E.
86; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE Member; Saskatoon, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1978. He was a project committee voting member of T-STDS-SPC 84-1991R, Method of Testing Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers, and research subcommittee chair of TC 5.5, Air-to-Air Energy Recovery. He won an ASHRAE Technical Paper Award in 2000.

John E. Burton, P.E.
103; Life Member ASHRAE; Ames, Iowa; joined in 1946. He was awarded the 50-Year Member Award in 1996.

Dennis C. Christie
56; Member ASHRAE; San Diego, Calif.; joined ASHRAE in 1998. He served as the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, historian and chapter technology transfer chair of the San Diego Chapter. He won the Chapter Service Award in 2014.

William P. Cohen
96; Life Member ASHRAE; Chatsworth, Calif.; joined in 1947. He won the 50-Year Member Award in 1997.

Alexander H. Hargis, P.E.
97; Life Member ASHRAE; Seattle, Wash.; joined in 1947. He won the 50-Year Member Award in 1997.

Richard J. Hopkins
38; Associate Member ASHRAE; Grand Junction, Colo.; joined ASHRAE in 2006.

Charles E. McCaffray
82; Life Member ASHRAE; Cockeysville, Md.; joined ASHRAE in 1967.

Henry J. McKone, P.E.
93; Life Member ASHRAE; Meredith, N.H.; joined ASHRAE in 1960.

Allen A. Lincoln
100; Life Member ASHRAE; Vero Beach, Fla.; joined in 1947. He served as standards subcommittee chair of TC 5.7, Evaporative Cooling, and was a producer on SPC 143-2015, Method of Test for Rating Indirect Evaporative Coolers.

He won the following awards:

- Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 1997
- Distinguished Service Award in 1989
- Regional Award of Merit in 1982
- Engineer of the Year in Industry – Atlanta ASHRAE Chapter in 1982

Arthur Perez, P.E.
98; Life Member ASHRAE; Gulf Shores, Ala.; joined in 1947. He was awarded the 50-Year Member Award in 1997.

Thomas L White, P.E.
83; Life Member ASHRAE; Hanover, Pa.; joined ASHRAE in 1971. He served in the following positions:

- Project committee voting member of T-STDS-GPC12, Managing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated With Building Water Systems.
- Member of TC 6.1, Hydronic and Steam Equipment and Systems
- Member of TC 8.6, Cooling Towers and Evaporative Condensers

Hubert L. Wray
97; Life Member ASHRAE; Green Valley, Ariz.; joined in 1947. He was awarded the 50-Year Member Award in 1997.