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Ralph T. Fireoved

Dr. Fireoved (OSU '43), 85, Scottsdale, Ariz, died Dec 13, 2000. A small animal practitioner, he owned the Christensen Animal Hospital in Wilmette, Ill, for 48 years. He was a member of the Chicago VMA and the AAHA. He also served in the Air Force for two years as a captain.

Robert A. Glass

Dr. Glass (AUB '53), 74, Jacksonville, NC, died Nov 20, 2000. He owned a mixed practice. After he moved to Jacksonville in 1953, Dr. Glass joined a practice and eventually took it over. The Onslow County Animal Shelter in Jacksonville, Fla, dedicated the Robert A. Glass Building in January 2000, to honor his compassion, dedication, and community service. He was a life member and former president of the North Carolina VMA, and was named NCVMA Distinguished Veterinarian in 1988. Memorials may be made to the Robert A. Glass Animal Shelter, 244 Georgetown Road, Jacksonville, FL 28540.

Jesse L. Hartley

Dr. Hartley (MO '50), 74, Marshfield, Mo, died Jan 3, 2001. He was a private practitioner. Later he served with the USDA as program review officer for the Food Safety and Inspection Service. He was a member of the Missouri VMA. Dr. Hartley also served as an ensign in the Navy. Memorials may be made to the Webster County Library, 100 W Clinton St, Rogersville, MO 65742.

Charles W. Howe

Dr. Howe (ISU '59), 67, Woodward, Iowa, died Jan 18, 2001. He operated a small animal house-call practice while working for Highline International, an egg production operation. He was a member of the American Association of Avian Pathologists, and in Woodward, Iowa, he once served as mayor. Memorials may be made to the Raccoon Valley Humane Society, Attn: Martha Howe, 201 E 2nd St, Woodward, IA 50276.

Ernest F. Paquette

Dr. Paquette (COR '52), 82, Ocala, Fla, died Nov 27, 2000. He was retired from mixed practice. He had owned a farm in Richmond, Fla, where he raised and bred Morgan horses. The University of Vermont recognized Dr. Paquette as Man of the Year for reintroducing the Morgan internationally, but especially in his native Vermont. He founded the Hill and Dale 4-H Riding Club in Richmond. During World War II, he served in the Army as an officer.

Barry G. Pawluk

Dr. Pawluk (MSU '76), 48, Caseville, Mich, died Nov 29, 2000. He worked at a clinic in Clio, Mich, for eight years prior to opening the Caseville Small Animal Clinic in 1984. Memorials may be made to the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 4700 S Hagadorn, Ste 220, East Lansing, MI 48823.

Wayne H. Thompson

Dr. Thompson (ISU '43), 78, Blue Mounds, Wis, died Aug 19, 2000. Until 1957, he practiced veterinary medicine in Earlville, Iowa. An emeritus professor of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, he established its Zoonoses Research Unit, and one in the State Laboratory of Hygiene. Dr. Thompson was the first to isolate the La Crosse encephalitis virus. His continued research led to defining the cause, epidemiology, natural history, and control programs for the virus. He was a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. He was a member of the Wisconsin VMA and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and former member of the American and Wisconsin public health associations.

James G. Turnage Jr

Dr. Turnage (AUB '57), 81, Grenada, Miss, died Nov 21, 2000. A small animal practitioner, he owned and operated the Grenada Animal Clinic. Dr. Turnage was a member of the Mississippi VMA and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, having been an Army and Air Force veteran.

Morris Ziskind

Dr. Ziskind (UP '36), 86, Silver Spring, Md, died Jan 22, 2001. He was a general practitioner in Secaucus, NJ, for 33 years, focusing on swine diseases. During World War II, he oversaw swine production for the military. He was a public health officer in Secaucus for several years and an active member of the North New Jersey VMA. Dr. Ziskind sponsored two annual scholarships for outstanding veterinary students at the University of Pennsylvania. Since he established the Morris Ziskind loan program with the New Jersey Veterinary Foundation in 1997, 28 students have received $42,000 in interest-free loans. Memorials may be made to the Morris Ziskind Loan Program, New Jersey Veterinary Foundation, 66 Morris Ave, Ste 2A, Springfield, NJ 07081.