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via DignityMemorial.comDr. David Rowlands, Jr. '52 was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and was raised outside of Philadelphia in Lansdowne, PA. He attended the University of Pennsylvania and after three years of undergraduate studies was admitted into Penn’s School of Medicine. During his undergraduate years at Penn, Dave enjoyed playing intercollegiate soccer.

Following medical school, his medical residency in Pathology led him to Cincinnati, Ohio where he met and married his wife of 58 years, Gwendolyn York. Upon completion of his residency, he served in the Navy and was stationed in Key West, Florida. During this time, he was appointed as the Chief Casualty Officer for the Bay of Pigs. Following his time in the Navy, he and his wife moved to Denver, Colorado. It was there that Dave worked on a team for the transplant of livers in humans.

In 1964, they headed cross country to New York City where Dave worked at Rockefeller University. While on staff, he was the number two in the laboratory group for the Nobel Prize winner in Medicine research team. In the late 1960’s, Dave was an Associate Professor at Duke University’s School of Medicine before returning to his roots and working as a professor and ultimately the Chairman of the Department of Pathology at his alma mater, The University of Pennsylvania. In the early 1980’s, he accepted the Chairmanship of Pathology at the University of South Florida and has resided in Tampa since that time.

In 1991, he retired from USF and intended to spend his days on the golf course or sailing. While a great plan, he found himself missing teaching and joined the staff at the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. During his years teaching in the Caribbean, he had the unique opportunity of working on numerous islands. This was primarily the result of a volcano erupting on the island of Montserrat, where the university was originally located, forcing an evacuation and eventual relocation to the island of St. Maarten. While teaching in the islands, Dave coupled two favorite pastimes, sailing and golfing, and authored a book entitled Golf Courses of the Caribbean.

Dr. Rowlands is survived by his loving wife of 58 years ,Gwendolyn York Rowlands, two daughters and four grandchildren. He was a devoted grandfather and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren. He also enjoys golf, chess, model trains, and sports (in particular, soccer).


via Legacy.com—Donald Samuel Hough W’42age 94 of Berwyn, PA. Died on Tuesday, April 7, 2015. Beloved husband of Shirley June Hough (nee Peters). Don was born on July 8, 1920 in Shenandoah, PA to the late John Moore Hough and Hannah Ethel Davies Hough. He was a graduate of Shenandoah High School and the Wharton School of The University of Pennsylvania.

Don was a veteran of the Army-Air Force during W.W. II. Don was a career banker, starting at the Corn Exchange Trust, which later became Girard Bank and from which he retired as General Manager of the London Branch. He belonged to Berwyn United Methodist Church, Welsh Society of Philadelphia, Retired Bankers Association of Philadelphia, and Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity at The University of Pennsylvania.

His interests included economics and music. SURVIVORS: Father of Linda Susan Uberseder (Eric), Barbara Ann Stockler (Jonathan), and Carol June Robinson (late Thomas); brother of the late John Davies Hough; grandfather of Leah Elizabeth Uberseder Kerman, Ethan Eric Uberseder, Melanie Lynne Stockler, Laura Susanne Stockler, Jennifer Lianne Robinson, and Thomas Joe Robinson.

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