Harris Theodore 'Ted' Shore

ExxonMobil Executive

Harris Theodore "Ted" Shore, 58, an executive with Mobil Oil Co. and then ExxonMobil Corp. for 35 years, died of melanoma Oct. 18 at his home in McLean.

Mr. Shore lived in the Washington area for 23 years, between corporate postings to Mobil operations in Houston, Los Angeles and New York. Most recently, he managed "supply chain best practices" for the corporation's worldwide petroleum refinery system.

He was born and raised in Philadelphia. He graduated in 1967 from the University of Delaware with a degree in chemical engineering and in 1969 from Columbia University with a master's degree in business and finance. He served in the Army as an operations officer from 1969 to 1971.

His civic affiliations included the Washington National Opera and the Lombardi Cancer Research Center at Georgetown University. He was an avid reader and traveler and an authoritative collector of wine.

Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Deborah Rose Shore of McLean, and his mother, Mary Shore of Mount Laurel, N.J.

Frederick Ballard McIntosh

Executive, Air Force Colonel

Frederick B. McIntosh, 87, an executive with an aircraft association and a former Air Force lieutenant colonel, died Oct. 15 of congestive heart failure at Loudoun Hospital Center in Leesburg. He lived in Leesburg.

From 1964 to 1983, Mr. McIntosh held several executive positions with the National Business Aircraft Association in Washington, retiring as staff vice president of operations.

He was born in The Dalles, Ore., and grew up in Oakland, Calif. He studied engineering at the University of California at Berkeley before joining the Army Air Forces during World War II. He was a fighter pilot with the 56th Fighter Group, 63rd Fighter Squadron, 8th Air Force in Europe.

After the war, he worked for an engineering company in San Francisco until he was recalled to active duty during the Korean War. He remained an Air Force officer until 1963, leaving the service with the rank of lieutenant colonel. He received the Legion of Merit, the Distinguished Flying Cross and eight awards of the Air Medal.

A resident of Leesburg since 1962, Mr. McIntosh became skilled at dowsing, or discovering underground sources of water. He is credited with finding 700 wells in Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia, including the well on his own property. He is on the Register of Recognition of the American Society of Dowsers.

He was a member of the Goose Creek River Scenic Advisory Committee and Keep Loudoun Beautiful. He was a founder of the Leesburg chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous.

His marriage to Dorothy McIntosh ended in divorce.

Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Elizabeth Peet McIntosh of Leesburg.