News and Updates

Husted, John (3/1/2010)

“John Husted passed away March 1, 2010 at his home in Treasure Island, Florida, from heart failure. He was the eldest son of Harold H. and Barbara R. Husted. John grew up in North Plainfield, NJ where he was valedictorian of his graduating class and a champion pole vaulter. At Dartmouth he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, Sigma Nu Delta fraternity and he sang in the Glee Club. At the age of 23, while in graduate school, John developed chronic schizophrenia. This disease devastated his brain and thought processes, destroying his early promise.

And then there were ten...

In April of 2009, we learned through a letter to the Dartmouth D, that our Pioneering Nine was not a complete accounting. Dona Heller, who had taken Dartmouth classes while a Hanover High student, returned to campus during a leave from Bryn Mawr. Here is the letter:

"I am writing about the article about the "Pioneering Nine" -- Dartmouth's first coeds ("College welcomes back the 'Pioneering Nine,'" April 2). The nine women were drama students who enrolled for the 1968-1969 year to act in theater productions.

Cameron, Bruce Thomas (3/20/2007)

Bruce Thomas Cameron of Brattleboro, Vermont, died at home on March 20, 2007 after a long struggle with lung cancer. Bruce grew up in Hanover, the son of Donald W. Cameron ’35, who worked for many years at the College, and Elizabeth C. Cameron. He attended Hanover schools and entered Dartmouth as a sophomore. Bruce majored in Religion and graduated cum laude. He was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity and the Newman Club. After graduation, he received a Fulbright Scholarship to study in Germany and was also awarded a James B.

Myrianthopoulos, Leon Cimonos (11/13/2006)

Leon Myrianthopoulos died at the age of 60 on October 17, 2006, after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Born in Cyprus, Leon majored in physics at Dartmouth and played varsity soccer. He was nicknamed “The Wall” by his teammates and in 1967 he was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American and a first team All-Ivy. Leon earned M. S. and Ph.D. degrees in high-energy physics from the University of Chicago, where he joined the medical physics faculty in 1983.