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Obituaries—May 2018

From eSociety, May 2018

Daniel E. Kramer, P.E.

90; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Yardley, Pa.; joined ASHRAE in 1954. Kramer was part of Technical Advisory Committee to ISO/Technical Committee 86, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning, and its Panel 1, Safety and Environmental Requirements for Refrigerating Systems. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Award in 1988 and the Distinguished 50-year Member Award in 2004. Kramer wrote a number of articles in ASHRAE Journal, including "Why Not Propane?" in 1974.

He served on the following committees:

  • TC 8.4, Air-to-Refrigerant Heat Transfer Equipment, as secretary and a member

  • TC 10.3, Refrigerant Piping

  • Standard Project Committee 25-2001R, Methods of Testing Forced Circulation Free-Delivery Unit Coolers for Refrigeration

  • SPC 20-1997R, Methods of Laboratory Testing Remote Mechanical-Draft Air-Cooled Refrigerant Condensers

  • TG10.MOC, Immiscible-Oil Refrigerant Systems, also known as TC 10.10,  as the chair, handbook subcommittee chair, research subcommittee chair and a member

  • TC 1.7, Business, Management & General Legal Education

  • TC 10.5, Refrigerated Distribution and Storage Facilities

  • TC 4.5, Fenestration

Emil E. Friberg, P.E.

83; Fellow/ Life Member; Arlington, Texas; joined ASHRAE in 1965.

He served as:

  • A member of the Professional Development Committee

  • An ALI coordinator, program liaison, program subcommittee chair and member for TC 6.2, District Energy

  • A program liaison for TC 1.8, Mechanical Systems Insulation

  • A program liaison for TC 7.5, Smart Building Systems

  • A program liaison for TC 4.1, Load Calculation Data and Procedures

  • A program liaison for TC 4.2, Climatic Information

  • A member of TC 4.3, Ventilation Requirements & Infiltration

  • A program liaison for TC 4.4, Building Materials and Building Envelope Performance

  • A program liaison for TC 4.5, Fenestration

  • A program liaison for TC 4.7, Energy Calculations

  • A program liaison for TC 4.10, Indoor Environmental Monitoring

  • A program liaison for TC 7.1, Integrated Building Design

  • A program liaison for TC 4.6, Building Operation Dynamics

  • A program liaison for TG 4.IBD, Integrated Building Design

  • A program liaison for TG4.MSI

  • A member of TC 4.12, Integrated Building Design

  • A producer on Guideline Project Committee 4-1993R, Preparation of Operating and Maintenance Documentation for Building Systems

He was awarded:

  • the Chapter Service Award in 2009

  • the Distinguished 50-Year Member Award in 2017

  • the Distinguished Service award in 1979

  • the Regional Award of Merit in 1980

  • the Crosby Field Award in 1990.

Lew Milewski, P.E.

84; Life Member ASHRAE; Seminole, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1979.

He served as:

  • a chair and a member of Standard Project Committee 130P, Methods of Testing for Rating Ducted Air Terminal Units

  • a member of ISO/TC 86 Panel 6, which covered the standardization in the fields of refrigeration and air-conditioning, including terminology, mechanical safety, methods of testing and rating equipment, measurement of sound levels, refrigerant and refrigeration lubricant chemistry, with consideration given to environmental protection.

  • a member of Guideline Project Committee 16P, Specifying Outside, Return and Relief Air Dampers for Variable-Air-Volume Systems.

John L. McManus

99; Life Member ASHRAE; Jenkintown, Pa.; joined ASHRAE in 1952.

James D. Henderson, P.E.

88; Life Member ASHRAE; Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1968.

Jeremy Babilonia

49; Member ASHRAE; Windsor, Colo.; joined ASHRAE in 2010.

Edmund Gelfand, P.E.

91; Life Member ASHRAE; Skokie, Ill.; joined ASHRAE in 1965.

Dr. Takuro Kikuchi, Ph.D.

39; Member ASHRAE; Boston, Mass.; joined ASHRAE in 2017.

German Morales

79; Life Member ASHRAE; Pembroke Pines, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1969. He served as an international member for TC 6.9, Thermal Storage.

Saul S. Chosky, P.E.

92; Life Member ASHRAE; Pittsburgh, Pa.; joined ASHRAE in 1962.

George C. Frost, P.E.

90; Life Member ASHRAE; South Glens Falls, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1960.

Chester W. Milligan, P.E.

89; Life Member ASHRAE; Greensboro, N.C.; joined ASHRAE in 1980.

Hugh T. Boland

87; Life Member ASHRAE; Milwaukee, Wis.; joined ASHRAE in 1968.

John D. Wilsey

79; Member ASHRAE; Mount, Minn.; joined ASHRAE in 1993.

William L. Beard, Jr., P.E.

89; Life Member ASHRAE; Webster, Texas; joined ASHRAE in 1972. He served as the secretary for the ASHRAE Evansville Chapter from 2005 to 2006. He won the Chapter Service Award in 2007.

William P. Smith

83; Life Member ASHRAE; Archbold, Ohio; joined ASHRAE in 1985.

Ambler W. Webb, Jr., P.E.

78; Life Member ASHRAE; Blacksburg, Va.; joined ASHRAE in 1974.

James E. McGlenn

87; Life Member ASHRAE; West Bend, Wis.; joined ASHRAE in 1970.

Albert Thurmann

76; Member ASHRAE; Atlanta, Ga.; joined ASHRAE in 1989.

Samuel Manley

58; Member ASHRAE; Cleveland, Ohio; joined ASHRAE in 1999.

William D. Cook

85; Life Member ASHRAE; Toledo, Ohio; joined ASHRAE in 1963.

Jerome R. Dickey, P.E.

80; Life Member ASHRAE; Montgomery, Ala.; joined ASHRAE in 1983.

F. William Rundquist

82; Life Member ASHRAE; Fenton, Mo.; joined ASHRAE in 1977.

Harry R. Schroeter, III, P.E.

75; Life Member ASHRAE; Sarasota, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1972.

Sigmund Mills, P.E.

84; Life Member ASHRAE; Freeport, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1967.

Billy Booth Lowrey, P.E.

80; Life Member ASHRAE; Sheridan, Ark.; joined ASHRAE in 1968.

Patrick E. Hart

84; Life Member ASHRAE; West Des Moines, Iowa; joined ASHRAE in 1966.

Prasanna V. Kadaba

86; Fellow/ Life Member ASHRAE; Smyrna, Ga.; joined ASHRAE in 1974. He was a member of TC 6.3, Central Forced Air Heating and Cooling Systems.

Stipan Bagaric

61; Member ASHRAE; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; joined ASHRAE in 2003.

William E. Clark

89; Life Member ASHRAE; Syracuse, N.Y.; joined ASHRAE in 1965.

Kevin J. Ryan

78; Life Member ASHRAE; Dublin, Ireland; joined ASHRAE in 1967.

J. Robert Mance

90; Life Member ASHRAE; Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1957.

Edward J. Kolsun, P.E.

89; Life Member ASHRAE; Conshohocken, Pa.; joined ASHRAE in 1970.

Allan W. Wessel, P.E.

92; Life Member ASHRAE; Saint Paul, Minn.; joined ASHRAE in 1978.