David Kline writes, “I had lunch with Peter Sander. He’s in great shape. Sadly, his wife, Mary, died in July 2021 after an accident. We talked for hours about the past 60 years of our lives.” During her time at Brandeis, Janet Krauss took a short-story class taught by Thomas Savage, then on the English department faculty. She remembers how much the encouragement Savage offered her one day over coffee at the Castle boosted her confidence as a poet. “That meeting is my most treasured memory as a Brandeis student,” she writes. Janet is thrilled that Savage’s novel “The Power of the Dog” has become a critically acclaimed, award-winning film. “I wish he were alive to revel in this tribute,” she says. Harry Morrison shares sad news: His wife of 63 years, Harriet Thurman ’58, passed away in April 2021. Retired since 2012 from Purdue University, Harry wrote a book on enzyme chemistry, “Enzyme Active Sites and Their Reaction Mechanisms,” that was published by Academic Press in December 2020. He has three married sons and eight grandchildren, and divides his time between West Lafayette, Indiana, and Boynton Beach, Florida. Helene Goldberg Spielman Torker works as a psychologist/psychoanalyst on Zoom. “I love it,” she writes. “It helps me feel useful.” She reports she has a great-grandchild on the way.
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