Merle Inez Lathrop ’48, Oct. 16, 2012 in Brooklyn, Conn., at 86. She earned two master’s degrees at Smith College and embarked on a career teaching high school science and biology. She taught in Alaska, Uganda, California, and Connecticut, including teaching hearing-impaired students at the Mystic Oral School. She traveled the length of the Yukon River by boat and taught at Kampala Teachers College in Uganda. She is survived by two sisters and 10 nieces and nephews.