Fitzhugh Green, 72, a retired official of the U.S. Information Agency and the Environmental Protection Agency, died of heart ailments Sept. 5 at Newport Hospital in Newport, R.I.
Mr. Green, whose principal residence was in Washington, was a Navy veteran of the Pacific in World War II, a former special assistant to Sen. Claiborne Pell (D-R.I.), a congressional candidate from Rhode Island, a teacher at the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and the author of several books, including "George Bush: An Intimate Portrait," which appeared in 1989.
He joined the USIA in 1954. Except for a leave of absence from 1966 to 1968, when he was a special assistant to Pell on foreign affairs, oceanography and the metric system, he remained at the agency until 1970. His foreign posts included Laos, Israel and Zaire. He also had been assigned to the United Nations in New York. He was deputy director for Far East operations from 1968 to 1970.
In 1970, Mr. Green made an unsuccessful run for Congress from Rhode Island. In 1971 he joined the EPA, where he was associate administrator and did much work on international problems. From 1977 to 1983, he was a consultant and writer. In addition to his book on Bush, he wrote "A Change in the Weather" and "American Propaganda Abroad."
From 1983 to 1987, Mr. Green was back at the EPA. When he retired from government, he joined the environmental consulting firm of William D. Ruckelshaus, the former administrator of the EPA.
Mr. Green was born in Jenkintown, Pa. He attended Princeton University and Boston University, where he received a master's degree in international relations. After his World War II service, he worked for a pharmaceutical company and Life magazine in New York City. He moved to Washington in 1953 and worked for the Federal Trade Commission before joining USIA.
Mr. Green was a member of the Washington chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and a board member of Boys Harbor in New York and the Charles A. Lindbergh Foundation. He was a member of the Metropolitan Club, the Burning Tree Club and the Federal City Club in Washington, the Newport Country Club and the Spouting Rock Beach Association in Newport, where he had a summer residence, and the Explorers Club in New York.
His marriage to Patricia Corbin ended in divorce.
Survivors include a daughter, Penelope Green of New York City; a sister, Elizabeth Farnum Blua of Greenwich, Conn.; and a brother, Richard Elliot Green of Ridgefield, Conn.
Anne Maude Bass Sterling, 78, a retired educator who served as co-director of Sterling Vocational School and was a former French teacher at Howard University and Backus Junior High School, died of Parkinson's disease Sept. 3 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mrs. Sterling, who lived in Washington, was born in Fredericksburg, Va. She graduated from Shaw University and received a master's degree in French at Atlanta University. She did additional study in French at the Sorbonne in Paris and at Columbia and Catholic universities.
In 1942, Mrs. Sterling moved to the Washington area after teaching French at Mary Allen Junior College in Texas. She taught French at Howard University from 1944 to 1948.
From 1948 to 1962, she served as co-director of Sterling Vocational School, which was founded by her husband, Richard L. Sterling. After his death in 1962, Mrs. Sterling was director of the school for two years. From 1964 to 1978, she aught French and English at Backus Junior High School in Washington.
She was a member of Alpha Omicron honorary society, the Sixteenth Street Heights Civic Association and Greater First Baptist Church in Washington.
Survivors include two sons, Richard L. Sterling Jr. and Victor S. Sterling, both of Washington; a sister, Ruth G. Newsome of Charleston, W.Va.; and a brother, Urbane F. Bass Jr. of Los Angeles.
JOSEPH L. CHABOT
Joseph L. Chabot, 76, a retired Army colonel who spent most of his military career as an infantry officer, died of heart ailments Aug. 31 at his summer home in Whitefield, N.H.
Col. Chabot, who also lived in McLean, was born in Whitefield. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1937.
He was assigned in the Philippines at the U.S. entry into World War II and was taken prisoner by the Japanese in the spring of 1942. He survived the Bataan Death March and was a prisoner of war for 34 months. His postwar assignments included duty in West Germany and South Korea and service at Fort Benning, Ga., the Pentagon and Fort Meade. He retired from the Army in 1966 as assistant chief of staff for operations for the Third Army at Fort McPherson, Ga.
On retirement, Col. Chabot moved to the Washington area and served as director of Army affairs for the Reserve Officers Association. He retired from that job in the early 1970s.
Survivors include his wife, the former Bonnie Victoria Kiraly of Whitefield and McLean; six children, Brion V. Chabot of Augusta, Ga., Joseph L. Chabot of Springfield, Edmund L. Chabot of Fort Polk, La., Jeanne Wallis of Fairfax, Georgiana C. Krueger of Lake Bluff, Ill., and Ella C. Remington of Raleigh, N.C.; and nine grandchildren.
Air Force Officer
Earl Gillespie, 70, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel who specialized in logistics, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 1 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. A resident of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., he was vacationing in this area when he became ill.
Col. Gillespie was born in Collyer, Kan. He attended the University of Kansas and joined the Army in 1940, transferring to the Air Force when it became a separate service in 1947.
During World War II he served in North Africa. His subsequent duty included service in South Korea, West Germany, the Philippines, Montana, Kansas, Nevada and Washington.
He retired from the Air Force Systems Command at Andrews Air Force Base in 1964. His military decorations included an Air Force Commendation Medal.
Col. Gillespie was a resident of District Heights from 1952 until 1982, when he moved to Florida. He was a member of St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Seat Pleasant.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Virginia Greene Gillespie of Indian Harbour Beach; three children, Earl L. Gillespie of Boonsboro, Md., Albert R. Gillespie of Mitchellville and Dorothy Anne Moore of Bakersfield, Calif.; and eight grandchildren.
CHARLES L. REDMAN JR.
Charles L. Redman Jr., 76, a retired Army colonel who spent most of his military career in the quartermaster corps and later worked for 10 years on Capitol Hill, died Aug. 31 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center during surgery for an aneurysm.
Col. Redman, who lived in Fairfax, was a native of Georgia, where he graduated from the University of Georgia and its law school. He later worked as a lawyer in Atlanta and was a member of the Georgia National Guard.
He was called to active duty during World War II and served in the Pacific. He served in Korea during the war there, and his peacetime assignments included duty in Japan and West Germany. His last post was with the Army Materiel Command here. He retired from active duty in 1966.
He then joined the staff of Rep. John J. Flynt Jr. (D-Ga.) as an office manager. He retired in 1976.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Jean B. Redman of Fairfax; three children, Janet Nichol of Fairfield, Calif., and Christine Harris and Charles L. Redman III, both of Fairfax; a sister, Mary Redman Richardson of Atlanta; and a grandchild.
ALBERT S. WILL
Navy Department Official
Albert S. Will, 79, a retired chemist and division chief of the Naval Surface Warfare Center and former St. Albans School physics teacher, died Sept. 3 at Suburban Hospital. He died of an infection from a pre-leukemic condition.
He spent 36 years with the Naval Surface Warfare Center before retiring in 1976. He was the recipient of a 1975 Superior Civilian Service Award and had received four Meritorious Civilian Service Awards. He also held 20 patents.
Mr. Will, who lived in Bethesda, was a native of Pennsylvania. He was a 1934 graduate of what was then the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, where he also received a master's degree in chemistry. He came to the Washington area in the late 1930s. He taught at St. Albans from 1938 to 1940.
He was a member of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, and belonged to the church choir from 1961 to 1986.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Mary Colby Will of Bethesda; four sons, Dennis B., of Tillamook, Ore., Bruce A., of Germantown, Albert S. III, of Yardley, Pa., and Brian Lee Will of Silver Spring; and seven grandchildren.
Loudoun Community Activist
Carolyn Pierpont Williams Tyroler, 75, a community activist in Loudoun County who in 1961 was founding president of Loudoun County Democratic Women, died of cardiac arrest Sept. 4 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mrs. Tyroler, who lived in Bluemont, Va., was born in Savannah, Ga. She lived in Washington in the early 1930s and attended National Cathedral School. Later she lived in New Orleans, but she returned to this area in 1946.
She served on the boards of directors of the Loudoun County chapter of the American Red Cross and the Humane Society of Loudoun County. In 1972 and 1976 she ran unsuccessfully as a Democratic candidate for the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors.
She was a member of Millwood Country Club, Goose Creek Country Club and the Sulgrave Club.
Her marriage to Edmund Burke Games ended in divorce.
Survivors include her husband, Charles Tyroler II of Bluemont; and two children by her first marriage, Sara Doane Forster of Los Alamitos, Calif., and Edmund Jr., of Dedham, Mass.
JAMES E. BUSH
James Edwin Bush, 72, a retired employee of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration who designed various components of satellites, died of congestive heart failure Sept. 2 at George Washington University Hospital.
Mr. Bush, who lived in Clinton, was born in Reading, Pa. He came to Washington in 1936, worked two years as an attendant at Capital Garage, then joined the Army Corps of Engineers, working in Pittsburgh and Dayton, Ohio. In this period he attended the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Institute of Technology.
He served in the Navy during World War II and participated in combat operations in the Philippines and Okinawa.
After the war, Mr. Bush returned to the Corps of Engineers in Dayton, then came to the Washington area in 1948 to work at the Naval Research Laboratory. He worked on the Vanguard rocket project, then when NASA was created in 1959 began working for that agency at the Goddard Space Flight Center. He retired from NASA in 1970.
He had received an Apollo Achievement Award for contributions to the first moon landing in 1969.
Mr. Bush was an amateur radio operator and a member of the Southern Maryland Amateur Radio Club.
His wife, Catherine Bush, died in 1980. Survivors include his companion of seven years, Angelina Sepe of Clinton; four children of his marriage, Marjorie Bush of Ogema, Wis., Sara Burroughs of Waldorf, Thelma Hall of Baden, Md., and William Bush of Cincinnati; and eight grandchildren.
JOSEPH J. ALLAN SR.
Joseph James Allan Sr., 59, a retired mechanical engineer at the Naval Sea Systems Command who also operated a part-time area law practice, died of cancer Sept. 2 at his home in Hyattsville.
Mr. Allan was a native of New Jersey, where he graduated from Stevens Institute of Technology. He served as a lieutenant in the Navy from 1954 to 1958.
He then worked as a mechanical engineer in Tennessee, New Jersey and Utah before coming to the Washington area and the Naval Sea Systems Command in 1966. He retired in 1987.
Mr. Allan graduated from Catholic University's law school in 1979 and had operated a part-time law practice out of his home since then.
Survivors include his wife of 36 years, Mary Cathrine Allan of Hyattsville; seven children, Kathleen Overs of Groton, Conn., Joseph J. Allan Jr. of Oakton, Theresa Allan of Laurel, Jeannie Allan of Hyattsville, Patrick Allan of Beltsville, Rosemary Allan of Laurel and Mary Francine Allan of Silver Spring; and seven grandchildren.
PATRICIA G. JOHNSON
Patricia Graham Johnson, 44, a former radio membership program coordinator at the National Association of Broadcasters who gave Yoga lessons out of her Bethesda home, died of cancer Aug. 31 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mrs. Johnson was born in Buffalo and came to the Washington area in the early 1960s. She graduated from Walter Johnson High school in Bethesda and attended the University of Maryland.
From the late 1960s to the early 1970s, she was an advertising accounts representative at WMAL radio in Washington. From the mid-1970s until 1987, she worked at the National Association of Broadcasters. She was a member of the Mid-Atlantic Yoga Association.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth P. Johnson, and a son, David Johnson, both of Bethesda; her parents, Raymond and Eleanor Graham of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, James Graham of Eure, N.C.; and a grandmother, Ethel Schuler of Charlotte.
MONICA M. JENKINS
Navy Department Manager
Monica Mary Jenkins, 61, a retired housing manager with the Navy Department's Naval Facilities Engineering Command, died of cancer Sept. 1 at Mount Vernon Hospital.
Mrs. Jenkins, who lived in McLean, was born in Pennsylvania and moved to the Washington area in the mid-1930s. She graduated from Holy Trinity High School in Washington.
In the mid-1950s, she joined what was then the Bureau of Yards and Docks as a clerk-typist. She became a housing manager in the mid-1970s and transferred to Philadelphia in 1981. She retired in 1986 and returned to this area.
Mrs. Jenkins was a member of McLean Bible Church, where she was a volunteer with Friends of Alcoholics.
Her marriage to Robert C. Jenkins Jr. ended in divorce.
Survivors include three children, R. Gregory Jenkins and Therese M. Butkiewicz, both of Alexandria, and Regina M. Jenkins of McLean; and a brother, Leo J. Walker of Gaithersburg.