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Obituaries, February 2021

Obituaries, February 2021

From Insights, February 2021

Raymond Cohen, P.E., Ph.D.
97; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Valparaiso, Ind.; joined ASHRAE in 1965. Cohen served ASHRAE in numerous ways, including as:

  • Chair, vice chair and member of the Honors and Awards Committee
  • Editor of the International Journal of HVAC&R Research, which is now Science and Technology for the Built Environment
  • Member of the Members Council
  • Research liaison for the Research Administration Committee
  • Chair of the Research Advisory Panel Ad Hoc Committee
  • Member of the Publishing and Education Council
  • Member of the Continuing Education Committee
  • ASHRAE representative to ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology)
  • Chair, vice chair and member of the Research and Technical Committee
  • Char, vice chair and member of the Standards Committee
  • Member of the Program Committee
  • Member of the International Relations Committee
  • Member of TC 1.5, Measurements & Computers

He was awarded the:

  • Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2017
  • Louise & Bill Holladay Distinguished Fellow Award in 2015
  • Exceptional Service Award in 2013
  • Distinguished Service Award in 1999

Francis Ferreira
80; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; New Bedford, Mass.; joined ASHRAE in 1969. Ferreira served as a member and program subcommittee chair for TC 4.1, Load Calculation Data and Procedures. Ferreira won the Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2020.

Raymond J. Lynch, P.E.
93; Member ASHRAE; Newtown, Conn.; joined ASHRAE in 1969.

Jeffrey R. Pose
69; Associate Member ASHRAE; Murrieta, Calif.; joined ASHRAE in 1979. He served as secretary for the ASHRAE Tri County Chapter.

James W. Ryan
86; Life Member ASHRAE; Sioux Falls, S.D.; joined ASHRAE in 1978. He served as historian for the ASHRAE South Dakota Chapter.

Gary G. Stenlund, P.E.
64; Member ASHRAE; Brandon, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1985. He served as president, president-elect, treasurer, historian, Membership Promotion Chair, delegate, alternate and more for the ASHRAE Florida West Coast Chapter. He won the Chapter Serve Award in 2009.