Dalmas A. Taylor, 64, a former psychology professor and administrator at the University of Maryland who was vice president for academic affairs at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, died of a brain tumor Jan. 26 at his Lincoln University, Pa., home.
Dr. Taylor, whose research included group behavior and the roots of racism, was at Maryland from 1970 to 1986. He was the university's assistant vice chancellor for academic affairs, associate dean for graduate research, director of the Afro-American studies program and director of the graduate program in social psychology.
His books included "Eliminating Racism" and "Small Groups." He was completing a book on affirmative action.
Dr. Taylor was a native of Detroit and a graduate of Case Western Reserve University. He received a master's degree in psychology from Howard University and a doctorate in psychology from the University of Delaware. He served in the Army.
He was director of a fellowship program for minority students of the American Psychological Association. After leaving Maryland, he was a dean at Wayne State University, senior vice president and provost of the University of Vermont and provost and psychology professor at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Survivors include his wife, Faye Taylor of Lincoln University; three daughters, Monique Taylor of Los Angeles, Carla Taylor Monardes of University Park and Courtney Taylor of Newton, Mass.; his father, Robert Taylor Sr. of Detroit; three brothers; three sisters; and a grandson. ROBERT J. ZEMEL Federal Reserve Official
Robert J. Zemel, 60, an officer of the Federal Reserve Board who retired in 1992 as associate director for information resource management and then became an independent insurance broker, died of cancer Jan. 25 at his home in Olney.
Mr. Zemel was a geology graduate of the City College of New York who taught high school math and science in his native New York and then in Florida in the late 1950s. He also worked in New York and Bethesda as a software engineer and consultant for firms that included IBM Corp. and the Leasco information technology company.
He joined the Fed in 1968. Mr. Zemel's interests included geological digs and Judaism. He taught Dale Carnegie classes in Silver Spring, was a volunteer at the Calvert Marine Museum and tutored youngsters preparing for their bar and bat mitzvahs in Olney. He was a member of the Beth Tikva congregation in Rockville.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Lillian Levy Zemel of Olney; three children, Randi Merriam of Laytonsville, David Zemel of Brookville and Darrin Zemel of Derwood; his father, Joseph Zemel of Silver Spring; two sisters, Janice Rockwell of Rockville and Sandra Sweat of Gaithersburg; and three grandchildren. NANCY L. GRIFFIN Former Teacher
Nancy L. Griffin, 43, a Washington area native who formerly taught at Charles Carroll Junior High School in New Carrollton, died of cancer Jan. 17 at her home in Littleton, Colo.
She taught health, science, math and earth sciences for the seventh and ninth grades at Carroll Jr. High from 1977 to 1981. She was a private tutor from 1981 to 1991 and a dance instructor from 1981 to 1986.
She moved from Silver Spring to Malvern, Pa., in the early 1990s, then settled in Littleton in 1995.
Mrs. Griffin, who was born in Washington, grew up in Silver Spring. She graduated from Springbrook High School there and from Towson State University. She received a master's degree in health counseling from Bowie State University.
She was a former member of St. John the Baptist Church and St. Luke Lutheran Church, both in Silver Spring.
Survivors include her husband of 21 years, John P. Griffin, and their five children, Michael, Patrick, Christine, Kelly and Kathleen, all of Littleton; her father, Lawrence E. Laubscher Sr., of Arlington; two brothers, Lawrence E. Laubscher Jr., of Edgewater and Brian Laubscher of Arlington; and a sister, Linda Gleave of Salt Lake City. OLIVER MARTIN SCHRIVER Lawyer
Oliver Martin Schriver, 89, a lawyer and a retired security official with the Atomic Energy Commission, died of liver cancer Jan. 27 at Carriage Hill Nursing Home in Bethesda. He lived in Chevy Chase.
Mr. Schriver, a Washington native, graduated from Central High School and the University of North Carolina. He received a law degree from Catholic University.
As a special agent with Army Intelligence during World War II, he was assigned to security operations of the Manhattan Project, which was the code name for the program to develop the atomic bomb. When the Manhattan Project later evolved into the Atomic Energy Commission, Mr. Schriver continued with his career in security with the commission. He retired in 1972 as chief security inspector.
In addition to his work at the commission, he operated a small, private practice that specialized in criminal law from 1938 until his death.
He was a member of The Catholic Church of the Little Flower in Washington and Bethesda Country Club.
Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Dorothy M. Schriver of Chevy Chase; two sons, Steven P., of Beverly Hills, Calif., and Dr. Michael D., of Denton, Md.; and two grandchildren. SAMUEL DAVID DANIELS Technical Director
Samuel David Daniels, 82, former director of technical services for the Aerospace Industries Association, died Jan. 25 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital after a heart attack.
Mr. Daniels, who lived in Gaithersburg, was born in Chicago. He graduated from Purdue University. He served in the Army Air Forces during World War II and was posted in Washington.
After the war, he received a master's degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. In his business career, he worked for three years at the Civil Aeronautics Administration in Washington; 17 years at the Aerospace Industries Association; six years in Jenkintown, Pa., at Standard Pressed Steel, where he was director of trade relations; and six years at the American National Metric Council in Washington, where he was program director and then acting president. He retired in 1979.
In retirement he worked with Youth for Understanding, and he participated in the Gaithersburg Community Chorus.
He was a member of St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Rockville.
His 30-year marriage to Margaret Samsel ended in divorce.
Survivors include three sons, Scott Daniels of Portland, Ore., Mark Daniels of Silver Spring and Curt Daniels of Frederick; and a brother, Bill Daniels of Laurel.
A son, Craig Daniels, died in 1995. EDWARD L. VAUGHN Jr. Structural Engineer
Edward L. Vaughn Jr., 74, who retired in 1996 after 35 years as a self-employed structural engineer, died of cancer Jan. 25 at Manor Care Nursing Home in Wheaton. He lived in Silver Spring.
Mr. Vaughn was born in Johnstown, Ohio. During World War II, he served in the Army in Europe and took part in battles in North Africa and Southern France. His military honors included the Purple Heart. After the war, he graduated from Drexel University, then settled in the Washington area in the late 1950s.
His first wife, Joanna Scharf, died in 1960. His marriage to his second wife, Frances M. Vaughn, ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Ellen "Toni" Vaughn of Silver Spring; a daughter from his first marriage, Jeanette H. Rand of Gaithersburg; two sons from his second marriage, Edward M., and Robert C., both of Silver Spring; a brother; and a granddaughter. JAMES D. BARTLETT Foreign Service Officer
James D. Bartlett, 76, a retired Foreign Service officer who served in Brazil for the Agency for International Development, died of emphysema Jan. 23 at Loudoun Hospital Center.
Mr. Bartlett, who lived in Purcellville since 1983, was an executive with Standard-Vacuum Oil Co. for 14 years before joining the Foreign Service in 1960. During his career with the State Department, he was a commercial attache in Sierra Leone and commercial officer in India.
In Brazil, he was an administrative adviser to a Brazilian malaria program. After his retirement in 1974, he was a tax preparer with H&R Block in Arlington, then managed an H&R Block office in Fairfax.
He was a native of Lima, N.Y., and a graduate of the University of Michigan. During World War II, he served in the Army.
He was a volunteer for the Loudoun County Agency on Aging and a former member of the Purcellville Lions Club and the American Legion.
Survivors include his wife, Janet Bartlett of Purcellville; their two sons, Jonathan Bartlett of Falls Church and Philip Bartlett of London; and a brother. JEANNETTE KLEIN JUTEN Garden Society President
Jeannette Klein Juten, 88, former president of a local chapter of the Women's National Farm and Garden Society and the Brookmont Garden Society, died of a heart attack Jan. 23 at Friends Nursing Home in Sandy Spring. She had Alzheimer's disease.
Mrs. Juten, whose home was in Bethesda, taught in her native Wisconsin as a young woman. She moved to the Washington area in the early 1930s.
She taught first aid during World War II and volunteered with the Camp Fire Girls. She was a member of Brookmont Church in Bethesda.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Milford A. Juten of Bethesda; two children, Richard A. Juten of North Aurora, Ill., and Helen J. Nowack of Parkton, Md.; a sister; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. ANTONIO TONY' CAFFI Florist
Antonio "Tony" Caffi, 73, who owned and operated Caffi's Florist in Vienna for 20 years until 1996, when he sold the business, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 24 at his home in Luray, Va.
Mr. Caffi, who was born in Washington, grew up in Arlington, where he graduated from Washington-Lee High School. During World War II, he served in the Army in Europe as a paratrooper.
He worked for retail flower shops in Arlington and Alexandria in the years after the war, then opened his own business in Arlington in 1966. His shop moved to Vienna in 1976.
His marriage to Barbara Tod Caffi ended in divorce.
Survivors include two children, Debbie Morse of Alberton, Mont., and Judi Gilliatt of Chester, Va.; four brothers, Van Caffi and Sal Caffi, both of Arlington, and Horace Caffi and Carmello Caffi, both of Vienna; seven grandchildren; and a great-granddaughter. CHARLES H. DODSON Army Firearms Instructor
Charles H. Dodson, 89, a former Washington resident and retired Army firearms instructor, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 6 at a Veterans Home in Altoona, Pa.
He was a native of Roaring Springs, Pa., and lived in Washington for 40 years before moving to Altoona in 1994.
He served 29 years in the Army and retired in 1968 with the rank of sergeant major. He spent a majority of his career as a firearms instructor with the Army Security Agency at the Arlington Hall Station.
After his military retirement, he worked five years as a delivery truck driver for Railway Express.
His wife, Marie Dodson, died in 1991.
He leaves no immediate survivors. TONY RAGUZ Business Owner
Tony Raguz, 57, who owned and operated a home restoration and construction firm in Springfield for nine years until declining health forced early retirement in 1996, died of lung cancer Jan. 23 at Georgetown University Hospital.
Mr. Raguz was a native of Dubrovnik in what is now Croatia and lived for some time in Paris before immigrating to the United States in 1967. He immediately settled in Washington, where he held various service jobs with hotels. He was manager of the John Hay Room at the Hay-Adams Hotel in the mid-1980s.
His marriage to Vee Vesla ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Lynda Raguz of Springfield; a daughter from his first marriage, Sandra Radic of Croatia; two stepchildren, Susannah Darling Burke of Manteo, N.C., and Michael Galen Garber Jr. of Kill Devil Hills N.C.; his parents, Martin Raguz and Maria Tomasevic Raguz, both of Dubrovnik; a brother and sister; and two grandchildren. HAZEL O'GRADY WALSH Capitol Aide
Hazel O'Grady Walsh, 84, who had served on the staff of then-Rep. Carleton R. Sickles (D-Md.) during the 1960s, died of congestive heart failure Jan. 27 at Genesis Spa Creek Rehabilitation Center in Annapolis.
Mrs. Walsh was born in Cleveland, where she attended business school.
In the early 1950s she moved to Washington. She was a secretary at the Labor Press Association in the late 1950s.
In the early 1970s, she moved to Kilmarnock, Va.
Her husband, William J. Walsh Sr., died in 1983, and in 1984 Mrs. Walsh founded a chapter of Widowed Persons Service in the Northern Neck area of Virginia.
She moved to Annapolis in 1992.
Her avocations included rug braiding, painting, quilting and other hand crafts.
Survivors include two children, William J. Walsh Jr. of Grapevine, Tex., and Patricia W. McDonald of Davidsonville; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. FRANCES C. McCARTHY Former D.C. Resident
Frances C. McCarthy, 83, a former Washington resident, died of acute respiratory disease Jan. 23 at a nursing home in New Providence, N.J.
Mrs. McCarthy was born in Terre Haute, Ind., and attended Indiana State Teachers College.
In 1945 she moved to Washington. She returned to Indiana in 1957 after the death of her husband, Frank J. McCarthy, a vice president of the Pennsylvania Railroad.
She returned to Washington in 1978 and remained in the area until 1993.
Survivors include five children, James R. McCarthy of Rockville, Kevin B. McCarthy of Indianapolis, Frances McCarthy Elliot of Summit, N.J., David J. McCarthy of Arlington and Kathleen McCarthy Heck of Newton, Mass.; and three stepchildren, Anne McCarthy Ring of Mundelein, Ill., Mary Catherine McCarthy English of Bethesda and Frank E. McCarthy of Rockville. MARION T. JACKSON Guidance Counselor
Marion T. Jackson, 83, a former elementary school teacher who retired in 1984 as a guidance counselor for Randle Highlands Elementary School in Washington, died of cancer Jan. 23 at The Washington Home.
A native Washingtonian, Ms. Jackson was a graduate of Cardozo High School and what is now the University of the District of Columbia. She received a master's degree in education from New York University.
She began her teaching career at Smothers Elementary School in Washington in 1939. In the late 1960s, she became a guidance counselor and over the years was assigned to various schools, including Maury Elementary and Orr Elementary.
From 1973 to 1983, she served on the executive board of the Washington Teachers Union. She was a founding and active member of the D.C. School Counselors Association and D.C. Counselors Association. She also was a co-founder of D.C. Specialists in Group Work.
Her marriage to Eugene L. Jackson Sr. ended in divorce.
Survivors include a son, Eugene L. Jackson Jr., of Washington; a sister, Elva Greene of Lanham; and a grandson.