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Desmond Canavan ’60, former assistant dean of Thayer School, died March 30 at age 92 in Hanover, N.H. Canavan led Dartmouth’s Navy ROTC program before joining Thayer in 1962. He served as an admissions officer, counselor to foreign students, and liaison between the dean and overseers before his 1978 retirement.

Stelios Orphanoudakis ’71, Th’76 died March 18 at age 57 in his native Greece. A specialist in computational and knowledge-based vision, robotics, medical informatics, medical and diagnostic imaging, and intelligent image processing, he founded the division of Imaging Science at Yale School of Medicine, led the computer science department at the University of Crete, and chaired the board of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas.

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