Obituaries


Burns Memorial

A memorial service will be held Monday, March 28, at 3pm in the MIT Chapel for Professor Roger G. Burns. Dr. Burns, a professor of mineralogy and geochemistry in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, died January 7 at the age of 56. A reception will follow the service in the Ida Green Room (54-923) of the Green Building.

Beverly A. Robinson

Funeral services were held March 9 for Beverly Ann Robinson, 50, staff administrator in operations and systems, who died suddenly on March 3. Mrs. Robinson, a Cambridge resident, had worked at MIT since 1970. In 1983 she was received a Black Achiever Award in the Boston YMCA Program.Mrs. Robinson is survived by two daughters, Teresa of Dorchester and Renee of Boston; a son, Paul Robinson Jr. of Somerville; her mother, Carrie Richardson of Cambridge, and three grandchildren.

Elizabeth Alberts

Word has been received of the February 3 death of Elizabeth Alberts, 88, of Chestnut Hill. Mrs. Alberts was a support staff member in mathematics from 1960 until her retirement in 1971. She leaves a son, William Alberts, and a daughter, Audrey Meirs.

A version of this
article appeared in the
March 16, 1994

issue of MIT Tech Talk (Volume
38, Number
26).


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