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Dr. Louis Joseph Chiaramonte

Louis Chiaramonte was born May 4, 1934, in Boston. He died Feb. 26, 2009, at home in Portugal Cove-St. Philip's, NL. He was 74, and suffered from various health ailments. In 1962, working on his MA, Dr. Chiaramonte came to Memorial as an pre-doctorate research fellow and set out on an ethnographic field trip to Francois, a remote south coast community accessible only by boat or helicopter. Dr. Chiaramonte later developed and published his MA thesis as Craftsman-Client Contracts: Interpersonal Relations in a Newfoundland Fishing Community (1970). He received his MA in 1967, and returned to Newfoundland, and Memorial, for good.

Margaret Joyce Miles-Cadman

Margaret Miles-Cadman, a retired faculty member in the Department of English Language and Literature, passed peacefully away at St. Luke’s Home on Saturday, March 28, 2009. Born in 1920, she was a professor of English at Memorial university from 1967-1985.

Dr. Henry Bertram Mayo

Renowned Canadian scholar, and founding member of Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT), Henry Bertram Mayo has died at the age of 97. After a long life teaching in the universities he loved, Henry succumbed to old age on Jan. 15, 2009. Henry was born in 1911 in Fortune, NL, and attended Memorial University College, won a scholarship to Dalhousie and then a Rhodes Scholar¬ship to Oxford University in 1935. He joined the University of Alberta in 1940.