Obituaries

Obituaries

June 13, 2019

ASCE Dallas Branch President Anthony Luce, M.ASCE, known for his tremendous spirit, leadership and humor, has died at 35, following an extended battle with cancer. Luce was a project manager in transportation systems for BGE…Read More >>

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June 12, 2019

Anthony Armenàkas, a professor emeritus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and of the National Technical University of Athens whose research advanced structural and aerospace engineering, has died. He was 94. He acted…Read More >>

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June 11, 2019

Charles “Chuck” Seim, an influential California bridge engineer whose career across five decades spanned the post-World War II growth era, has died. He was 93. Seim not only admired the engineering, structure, and aesthetics of…Read More >>

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June 3, 2019

Richard “Rich” H. Nettleton, P.E., M.ASCE, a design and construction manager for the Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities who oversaw expansion and maintenance of the city’s underground water and sewer network, died May 31….Read More >>

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June 3, 2019

Robert W. “Bobb” Stokes, a past president of the Kansas Section, former member of the ASCE Board of Direction and civil engineering professor emeritus at Kansas State University, has died. He was 70. He had…Read More >>

June 3, 2019

Jon Peterka of Fort Collins, CO, a giant of wind engineering who was vital to development of the ASCE 7 national wind load standard, has died. He was 77. Peterka, Ph.D., P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, was…Read More >>

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May 3, 2019

Theodore “Ted” Williams, a legend of Montana civil engineering, professor emeritus of Montana State University and a stabilizing force in local environmental planning, has died. He was 91. Williams, P.E., F.ASCE, attended Colorado State University…Read More >>

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May 3, 2019

Distinguished Member Robert B. Thorn, a longtime bridge engineer, past president of ASCE’s Kansas Section, and member of the Board of Direction, has died. He was 92. Known as “Bob,” Thorn, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, served on…Read More >>

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March 21, 2019

John H. Wiedeman, a leading engineer in Atlanta who served as ASCE president in 1983, has died at 83. Wiedeman, P.E., F.ASCE, Pres.83.ASCE, was for 15 years an owner of Wiedeman and Singleton Inc., a…Read More >>

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March 21, 2019

John Frederick “Fred” Graham Jr., for many years a civil engineering and construction leader in Pittsburgh, has died. He was 82. Graham, P.E., Dist.M.ASCE, was born in Pittsburgh and he devoted his working life to…Read More >>

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