Gary N. Fostel, 49, resident of 2730 Circle Dr., died Monday morning in Durham Regional Hospital. He was born in Baltimore, MD, the son of the late Henry Fostel. Mr. Fostel graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He worked as a software engineer at Intermetrics, Inc. in Cambridge, Mass. He then taught Computer Science at N.C. State University in Raleigh. He served on the Kenosha, Wisconsin, Unified School Board for three years and was an advocate for education for many more years. We will miss his insights on time, causality, and human nature. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Jennifer Fostel; his mother, Mrs. Emma Fabian Fostel Bunting of Baltimore, MD, two daughters, Lindsey Fostel of Minneapolis, Minn. and Robin Fostel of Ithaca, NY, his stepfather, Edison (Bill) Bunting of Baltimore, MD. a son-in-law, Casey Servais of Ithaca, NY, and two brothers, Henry Fostel and Chris Fostel, both of Baltimore, MD. A Memorial Service will be conducted Saturday at 2 P.M. in Clements Funeral Chapel by Rev. Nancy Ruth Best. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Kidney Health Clinic, Attn: Outpatient Hemodialysis, 183 West St., Battle Creek, Mich. 49017.