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latest blog entry entitled Happy Birthday, Steven!David Hellums (1929 - 2016):On Sunday, David Hellums, former dean of Engineering and a pioneer in biomedical research, passed away at the age of 86. Click here for the Rice release. Marion Hargrove (1922 - 2016):
On June 24, Marion Hargrove passed away. A native Houstonian, she graduated from Rice in 1942 where she became the first woman editor of The Thresher. Also, in 1942, she married Jim Hargrove ’43 and they raised a family in Shreveport, Houston, Washington DC and Australia where he served as US Ambassador from 1975-77. Also, she was active in the community and in her church. She will be remembered for “her kindness and generosity as well as her legendary memory”. Click here for the Chronicle obituary.