Obituaries

Obituaries

September 26, 2018

Harald D. Frederiksen, who oversaw many significant water resources projects around the world over a lengthy career, and shared his expertise as an author of several papers for ASCE water and environmental journals, has died…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

Distinguished Member  Thomas S. Maddock, a past commander of the U.S. Navy Reserve’s Seabees who also led a California water engineering firm, has died at 89. After receiving his civil engineering degrees at Virginia Tech…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

Otto Maatsch, a New York civil engineer active with ASCE’s Metropolitan Section for many years, has died at 90. Maatsch, P.E., F.ASCE, was a former purchasing manager for Westvaco Corporation, the materials and packaging company…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

Earl Korynta, a former president of the Alaska Section who helped launch USKH, a former top 500 architecture-engineering-surveying firm now part of Stantec, has died at 74. Korynta, P.E., M.ASCE, began his career as a…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

George P. Kelley, who co-founded Langan Engineering & Environmental Services Inc. in 1970 and helped the Parsippany, NJ-based firm grow into a 1,000-employee giant, has died at 75. Over 48 years with Langan, Kelley, P.E.,…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

ASCE 7 Wind Loads Subcommittee emeritus member Gilliam “Gill” Harris, a wind load standards pioneer who specialized in establishing such codes for metal buildings, has died at 90. Harris, P.E., F.SEI, F.ASCE, helped write the…Read More >>

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August 30, 2018

Distinguished Member Joseph A. “Bud” Ahearn, who oversaw major civil engineering projects across a 34-year career in the U.S. Air Force and a 20-year tenure with CH2M HILL, and was a founding sponsor of Engineers…Read More >>

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June 8, 2018

Gary A. Parks, honored for his roles as a past ASCE Oregon Section president and for his 41 years of work for the Bonneville Power Administration, has died at 73. A Life Member, Parks, P.E.,…Read More >>

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June 1, 2018

Anthony R. Kane, a noted transportation safety advocate in leadership roles with the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, has died at 72. Kane, Ph.D., M.ASCE, was the…Read More >>

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May 25, 2018

Marlin L. Sheridan, Ph.D., of Coldspring, Texas, a Life Member who designed the foundation for the first supersonic wind tunnel and chaired the civil engineer department at Bucknell University, has died at 96. Born in…Read More >>

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