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Obituaries, November 2022

Obituaries, November 2022

From Insights, November 2022

Geoffrey A. Blakemore

83; Life Member ASHRAE; Umina Beach, NSW, Australia; joined ASHRAE in 1990.


Scott M. Deakins, P.E.

62; Member ASHRAE; Murray, Utah; joined ASHRAE in 1991. He served as membership promotion chair and newsletter editor for the Utah Chapter.


Daniel F. Despot, P.E.

95; Life Member ASHRAE; San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; joined in 1958.


David B. Farala, P.E.

83, Member ASHRAE; Pasiq City, Philippines; joined ASHRAE in 1969. He served on the board of governors and as president, treasurer, membership promotion chair, administrator and secretary for the Philippines Chapter. He also served as membership promotion chair for CRC Hongkong, CRC Singapore, CRC Bangkok Thailand, CRC Manila, CRC Teipei, Taiwan, and CRC Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was awarded the Chapter Service Award in 2015 and the Lincoln Bouillon Award in 2012.


Jose A. Hilario, P.E.

90; Life Member ASHRAE; Pasiq City, Philippines; joined ASHRAE in 1969.


Paul E. Householder, P.E.

84; Life Member ASHRAE; Venice, Fla.; joined ASHRAE in 1965.


Dennis R. Jones, P.E.

81; Life Member ASHRAE; Monterey, Cali.; joined ASHRAE in 1989.


S. Louis Kelter, P.E.

85; Fellow/Life Member ASHRAE; Somerset, N.J.; joined ASHRAE in 1966.


Alexander D. Leyderman, Ph.D., P.E.

68; Member ASHRAE; Frederick, Md.; joined ASHRAE in 2004. He served as a PSVM and producer for SPCs 41.1, Standard Methods for Temperature Measurement, 41.2, Standard Methods for Air Velocity and Airflow Measurement, 41.3, Standard Methods for Pressure Measurements, and 41.11, Standard Methods for Power Measurement, subcommittees. He was also a PCVM and producer for SPC 23.1-2010, Methods of Testing for Rating the Performance of Positive Displacement Refrigerant Compressors and Condensing Units That Operate at Subcritical Temperatures of the Refrigerant, PCVM for SPC 23-1993R, MOT for Rating Positive Displacement Refrigeration Compressors and Condensing Units, and was the handbook subcommittee chair for TC 8.1, Positive Displacement Compressors.


Ting-Tao Lo

94; Life Member ASHRAE; Marsfield, NSW, Australia; joined ASHRAE in 1980.


Thomas Lowery

59; Associate Member ASHRAE; Wake Forest, N.C.; joined ASHRAE in 2012. He served as the handbook subcommittee chair and program subcommittee chair for TC 1.11, Electric Motors and Motor Control. He also served as the program subcommittee chair for TC 8.11, Unitary and Room Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps.


George P. MacGowan, P.E.

92; Life Member ASHRAE; Kanata, Ont., Canada; joined ASHRAE in 1965.


Robert H. Smith, P.E.

70; Life Member ASHRAE; Clinton Township, Mich.; joined ASHRAE in 1992.


Tom R. Todd

73; Life Member ASHRAE; Pasig City, Philippines; joined ASHRAE in 1980.