Doris K. Stotz, librarian, dies at 62
Doris K. Stotz, librarian at St. Timothy's School since 1984 and former children's library in both the city and Baltimore County, died Dec. 5 of cancer at her home on Pickett Garth in Lutherville.
Mrs. Stotz, who was 62, had earlier worked for the Baltimore County Public Library where she headed children's services from 1960 until 1962 and later did part-time work.
She also had been a children's librarian at the Enoch Pratt Free Library from 1952 until 1960.
In addition, she taught courses in children's literature at Towson State University, the University of Maryland at Baltimore and in in-service training programs in Baltimore County and elsewhere in the state.
She was a former editor of Top of the News, the journal of the Children's Division of the American Library Association, and was active on several of the association's national committees.
She conducted several fund-raising bazaars for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and served on the Church Council of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Lutherville and on the board of Lutheran Social Services of Maryland.
The former Doris Kruger was a native of New York City and a graduate of Queen's College there. She also earned a master's degree in library science at Columbia University.
She is survived by her husband, William H. Stotz, an engineer for theBendix Communications Division in Towson; two sons, James and David K. Stotz, both of Lutherville; a daughter, Elisabeth A. Stotz of Lutherville; and a brother, Herbert O. Kruger of Elmsford, N.Y.
A memorial service was held yesterday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and the family suggested that memorial contributions could be made to the church or to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Services for Frederick T. Anderson-Tanner Jr., associate professor of education at Morgan State University, will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Christian Center on the university's campus.
Dr. Tanner, who was 54, died Sunday of a viral infection at his home on Gwynn Oak Avenue.
He had taught at Morgan since 1975 and for two years before that served as assistant director of the Governor's Commission on the Structure and Governance of Education in Maryland.
Earlier, he served in faculty posts at the Federal City College in Washington; at Coppin State College; at Loyola College; at Morehouse College, Clark College and Spellman College, all in Atlanta; and at the College of Education at Kathmandu, Nepal, where he was a Fulbright fellow.
He began his teaching career in 1959 at Sollers Point High School, where he was an English instructor.
He also taught at a secondary school in Sandersville, Ga., and at the school at the Rosewood Center, where he also served as vice principal and principal.
Born in Winston-Salem, N.C., and reared in Greensboro, N.C., he was a 1959 graduate with highest honors from Morgan State. He earned amaster's degree in 1964 from Atlanta University and his doctorate in 1975 from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
A life member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, he also belonged to the National Education Association, the National Council of Teachers of English and the Phi Delta Kappa honorary education fraternity.
He is survived by a daughter, Allyson-Jenine Anderson of Baltimore; a son, Frederick Tyrome Anderson III; his mother, the Rev. Mary Elizabeth Tanner of Greensboro; two aunts, Annie Lee Bryant of Baltimore and Sadie Brown of Washington; a sister, Patricia Maddox of Rocky Mount, N.C.; and two brothers, James Tanner of High Point, N.C., and Leon Tanner of Greensboro.
Native of England
Services for Mildred Marmer, a retired office worker, will be held at 3 p.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.
Miss Marmer, who was 96 and lived in the Manhattan Park Apartments, died Tuesday of heart failure at Sinai Hospital.
She retired about 15 years ago from the office of the Baltimore Department of Public Works and had worked in the 1940s and 1950s in the patient accounts department at Sinai Hospital. Earlier, she had worked in the office of Hess Shoes.
Born in Hull, England, she came to Baltimore as a child with her family.
A member of the Friends of the Enoch Pratt Library, she also belonged to the Sisterhood of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation and the Business and Professional Division of the Baltimore Chapter of Hadassah and served as a volunteer at the Art Gallery of the Jewish Community Center.
Fond of travel in this country, Europe and Israel, she made a return visit to the English town where she was born when she was in her mid-80s.
She is survived by three sisters, Sarah Eliason and Marian Fox, both of Baltimore, and Minna Phillip of Annapolis; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnephews and great-grandnieces.
Robert C. Harrison
Services for Robert C. Harrison, retired head of recreational land acquisition for the state Department of General Services, will be held at 11 a.m. today at Sol Levinson & Bros. funeral establishment, 6010 Reisterstown Road.
Mr. Harrison, who was 79 and lived in the Park Towers West Condominium, died Thursday of cancer at the home of his son in Bethesda.
He retired about 15 years ago from the state post he had held for about seven years.
A lawyer, he had earlier served as an assistant city solicitor in Baltimore for 15 years, handling land condemnation cases. Before that, he was executive secretary to the late Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro Jr.
Born in Baltimore, Mr. Harrison was a graduate of City College and the University of Baltimore law school and had been active in CityCollege alumni affairs.
He was a former president of the Jewish Educational Alliance and of the Morris Kasoff Lodge of B'nai B'rith, which he helped to organize.
His first wife, the former Elsie Foss, died in 1976.
He is survived by his wife, the former Zelda Peck; his son, Stuart W. Harrison of Bethesda;his daughter, Arleen F. Kessler of Rockville; a brother, Herbert Harrison of Baltimore; and four grandchildren.
Ray A. Walters
UM dental professor
Services for Ray A. Walters, associate professor at the University of Maryland dental school and a retired Navy captain, will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the First Lutheran Church of Towson, 40 E. Burke Ave.
Dr. Walters, who was 59, died Tuesday of cancer at his home on Valley Lane in Towson.
He taught denture-making for 10 years since retiring from the Navy Dental Corps, which he served for 26 years. In the Navy, he twice won commendations while serving on an aircraft carrier off Vietnam.
At the Maryland dental school, he was named to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon dental honorary society and was given the 1991 Giglioti Memorial Award by the students.
He was a diplomate of the American College of Prosthodontists and a former president of its Maryland section. He also belonged to the city and state dental societies and the American Dental Association.
r. Walters, a native of Cleveland, was a graduate of Valparaiso University and of the dental school of Case-Western Reserve University.
He is survived by his wife, the former Nancy J. Bigalke; a son, Marine Capt. Eric M. Walters of Arlington, Va.; two daughters, Veronica Iyer of Rome, Ohio, and Virginia Padale of Towson; a brother, Dr. Donald B. Walters, also a dentist, of Westlake, Ohio; and a granddaughter.
June Moore Klay
Services for June Moore Klay, who retired in 1974 as a machine operator at the Point Breeze plant of the Western Electric Co., will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Rich and Thompson Mortuary in Burlington, N.C.
Mrs. Klay, who was 76 and had moved from Middle River to Burlington in 1985, died Wednesday at a hospital in Burlington after a heart attack.
Before her retirement after 32 years of service, she was a machine operator in the wire department at the Western Electric plant.
The former June Moore was a native of the Burlington area who moved to Baltimore in 1942.
Her husband, John Avery Klay, a retired steel worker at the Sparrows Point plant of the Bethlehem Steel Corp., died in 1989.
She is survived by a daughter, Cheryl Bowser of White Marsh; a sister, Virginia King of Burlington; and two granddaughters.