Page Hazlegrove, the glass studio instructor at the Materials Processing Center and an accomplished artist, died suddenly in her sleep on September 15. She was 41.
Ms. Hazlegrove, a Dedham resident, taught a course in designing and constructing with glass in the "hot shop" for nine years, sharing her knowledge with more than 500 MIT students. She also brought exposure for MIT within the art community through her participation in national arts events. It was through her efforts that portions of the Glass Arts Society meeting were held at MIT in 1996.
Ms. Hazlegrove was a graduate of Connecticut College and the Glass Department of the Rhode Island School of Design. She exhibited her work in museums and galleries, most notably at the Society of Arts and Crafts on Newbury Street. The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Wheaton American Glass Museum in Milleville, NJ, own some of her work.
Ms. Hazlegrove leaves her husband, Peter Kenyon; two children, Ryland and Anna; her parents, Wilbur and Lucy Hazlegrove of Roanoke, VA; a brother, Bill; and two sisters, Cary Bullington and Sarah Sieveking.
A condolence book will be available in Rm 12-011. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Stanley O. Travis Fund in North Grafton, MA, which provides medical and surgical care for small animals and wildlife, and the Noanet Woodland Trustees of Reservations in Beverly, MA.
DANIEL P. CRONIN
Daniel P. Cronin, 74, of Watertown, a retired Physical Plant custodian, died on September 10. He retired in 1988 after working at MIT for 10 years. Mr. Cronin leaves his wife, Margaret; four daughters, Kathleen Cronin of Watertown, Maryellen Cullen of Holbrook, MA, Theresa Cronin of Medford, MA, And Donna Fernandez of Naples, FL; and two grandchildren.
A memorial service for Professor Emeritus Donald Schon, who died on September 13 (MIT Tech Talk, Sept. 17, 1997), will be held on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 3-6pm in the Kresge Auditorium.
A memorial service for Marjorie S. Lucker, former administrative officer of the School of Humanities and Social Science at MIT and the wife of former MIT Libraries director Jay Lucker, will be held Monday, Oct. 6 from 5-6pm in The Forum at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, 79 JFK St., Cambridge. Mrs. Lucker was assistant dean for student services and registrar at the Kennedy School. A reception in the School's Taubman Dining Room will follow.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on September 24, 1997.