In Memoriam

We remember with fondness our departed MIT colleagues and friends. This In Memoriam listing contains the names of MIT faculty and staff who were confirmed deceased by Human Resources, MIT News, or family members. Names listed in red include a link to the individual's obituary, provided by friends or family. To report the death of or supply an obituary for faculty or staff, please email

The leaf icon that follows an individual's name indicates that a donation to the MIT Retirees Undergraduate Scholarship Fund was made in loving memory of the deceased.

Joseph Aiesi
Facilities & Physical Plant
October 24, 2018
Rocco Albano
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
June 25, 2018
Miriam S. Alpert
October 26, 2018
Frank Arabia
Facilities & Physical Plant
September 11, 2018
Robert N. Assaly
October 15, 2018
Damien Avoce
Environment, Health, & Safety
May 3, 2018
Erica M. Babcock
Mechanical Engineering
April 4, 2018
Joseph E. Baclawski
Corporate Relations
Industrial Liaison Program
November 17, 2018
George L. Bailey Jr.
Facilities & Physical Plant
September 11, 2018
Janos M. Beer
Chemical Engineering
December 8, 2018
John C. Berlinguet Jr.
Facilities & Physical Plant
December 19, 2018
Walter J. Bernis
Facilities & Physical Plant
September 23, 2018
Irving A. Berstein
Health Sciences and Technology Program
October 26, 2018
Allen F. Bianco
Facilities & Physical Plant
Campus Services and Maintenance
August 23, 2018
Ann B. Boppe
MIT Medical
Medical Specialties
November 20, 2018
Sylvain Bromberger
Linguistics and Philosophy
September 16, 2018
Stephen Brophy
Comparative Media Studies/Writing
May 31, 2018
Harold Brown Jr.
April 11, 2018
John S. Brownson
Lincoln Laboratory
February 26, 2018
Bernard F. Burke
August 5, 2018
Kevin Charles Burke
Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
March 19, 2018
Dennis Buss
Microsystems Technology Laboratories
November 26, 2018
Jean G. Calogerro
Institute Affairs
October 16, 2018
Jose-Roberto Caminos
Facilities & Physical Plant
Campus Services and Maintenance
August 18, 2018
William W. Camp
Lincoln Laboratory
February 3, 2018
James J. Cardinale
April 22, 2018
James D. Carroll
Lincoln Laboratory
January 14, 2018
Robert Bernard Cavanaugh
Facilities & Physical Plant
Campus Planning, Engineering and Construction
July 24, 2018
Phillip A. Cerra
Lincoln Laboratory
September 1, 2018
Catherine V. Chvany
School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
October 19, 2018
Joseph F. Connolly
Research Laboratory of Electronics
December 16, 2018
William Corbett
Comparative Media Studies/Writing
August 10, 2018
Anthony J. Cotoia
Lincoln Laboratory
November 10, 2018
Edward M. Dargan
MIT Police
January 27, 2018
Norman I. Darling Jr.
Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems
October 11, 2018
Eulalia A. Dasilva
Division of Student Life
Housing and Residential Services
February 22, 2018
Jean P. de Monchaux
Urban Studies and Planning
April 30, 2018
Eugene Di Salvatore
Human Resources
Benefits Office
January 26, 2018
Andre R. Dion
Lincoln Laboratory
January 25, 2018
Frances M. Doherty
August 26, 2018
Patrick A. Doherty
Lincoln Laboratory
July 27, 2018
Ronald P. Dore
Political Science
November 14, 2018
William F. Downes
Alumni Association
July 7, 2018
Paul R. Drouilhet Jr
Lincoln Laboratory
January 12, 2018
Kevin A. Dudevoir
Haystack Observatory
September 17, 2018
Barbara A. Durland
Resource Development
May 11, 2018
Marie T. Eiter
Sloan School of Management
January 11, 2018
James J. Fandel
Human Resources
June 18, 2018
Howard D. Faulkner
Lincoln Laboratory
December 12, 2018
Mary Filoso
Francis Bitter Magnet Lab
November 29, 2018
John A. Finlayson Jr.
Facilities & Physical Plant
February 5, 2018