Albert E. Blair, 88, died April 2 at the Champaign County Nursing Home, Urbana. Blair was a UI refrigeration mechanic in the Division of Operation and Maintenance (now Facilities and Services) for 20 years, retiring in 1984. Memorials: First Presbyterian Church of Tolono, 104 E. Vine St., Tolono, IL 61880.
Dorothy M. McKinney, 80, died March 31 at her Champaign home. McKinney was a cook in the Varsity Room for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics for 14 years, retiring in 1996. Memorials: Carle Home Health, 206-A W. Anthony Drive, Champaign, IL 61821.
Howard M. Ziff, 81, died April 10 in Amherst, Mass. Ziff was on the journalism faculty from 1968 to 1971. Memorials: Howard Ziff Lecture Series at the Journalism Program of the University of Massachusetts.