Sharon Nimetz Peikin ’61, Brandeis National Committee, of Washington, D.C., on Nov. 7. Active in Washington Hebrew Congregation and the Jewish Federation for Group Homes, she taught elementary school in Montgomery County, managed the office of her husband’s oral surgery practice and was an avid traveler. Survived by husband Alan, three children and five grandchildren.

Gordon Justice White, PhD’62, of Kalamazoo, Michigan, on Dec. 20. A longtime biochemist at the Upjohn Co. who helped develop a medication that aids in organ-transplant recovery, he was known for his sharp intellect, dry humor, and love of family and travel. Survived by wife Barbara, four children, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Barbara Barshay ’63, of New York City, on Jan. 1. A social worker in New Jersey’s Rochelle Park and North Caldwell school systems for many years, she is remembered as a voracious reader and world traveler who had an unbounded love for her many dogs. Survived by a daughter and a granddaughter.

Norman Allen Blum, MA’64, PhD’65, of Sarasota, Florida, on Sept. 23. Science and physics were his lifelong passions; he retired from the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory after working at Avco, MIT and NASA. Survived by wife Elaine and three children.

Martin Rothstein ’65, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on Nov. 20. A doctor of osteopathy who built a successful radiology practice in New Mexico, and loved sculpture, painting and world travel, he is remembered as “absolutely overflowing with panache.” Survived by wife Lynda, two children and three grandchildren.

Denise Galinkin Blank ’66, P’98, of Columbus, Ohio, on Dec. 16. Recalled as a “consummate teacher” not only in the classroom but among her family and friends, she had a contagious enthusiasm for life and helping others. Survived by husband Barry, two daughters and five grandchildren.

Martha Harbarger Kunkis ’66, of New York City, on Oct. 31. She was a partner in the New York City law firm Bauman & Kunkis. Survived by husband Roger ’66.

Marilyn (Black) Liederman ’67, Brandeis National Committee, of Lexington, Massachusetts, on Aug. 11. Remembered for her smile and warm personality, she was a member of Temple Emunah and a supporter of Lexington’s Cary Memorial Library. Survived by husband Lawrence, three children and four grandchildren.

Norman Savage ’68, P’99, of Stoughton, Massachusetts, on Aug. 13. An optometrist whose practice was in North Haven, Connecticut, he was active in soccer, track and lacrosse as a Brandeis undergraduate. Survived by wife Judith (Gollinger) ’70, P’99; two children, including Jenna ’99; and two grandchildren. 

Lucia Fulco, MA’69, of Cataumet, Massachusetts, on Oct. 6. With late husband Michael Bradley, she published a New England restaurateurs’ guide while living in Vermont, then, after moving to Cape Cod, she was town clerk and treasurer for the town of Bourne, a founding member of the Bourne Charter Commission and assistant town clerk in Barnstable. Survived by two children.

Robert F.X. Sillerman ’69, of New York City, on Nov. 23. A highly successful entrepreneur, he built several media empires and reshaped the contemporary concert industry. With wife Laura, he founded the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at the Heller School. Survived by his wife.