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Message 1: In Memoriam: Donald E. Walker

Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1993 10:44:35 -In Memoriam: Donald E. Walker
From: Association of Computational Linguisticsaclcs.columbia.edu <aclcs.columbia.edu>
Subject: In Memoriam: Donald E. Walker


A memorial service for Donald E. Walker, Director of Language and
Knowledge Resources Research at Bellcore, Secretary-Treasurer of the
Association for Computational Linguistics and Secretary-Treasurer of
IJCAII, will be held on Sunday December 19th from two to four PM at
the Unitarian Fellowship Church in Summit, 4 Waldron Avenue, Summit, New
Jersey. Don passed away peacefully with his wife Betty and all three daughters
at his side on Friday November 26, 1993, after a long battle with
cancer.

Friends and colleagues of Don's who are unable to attend the service
might want to send written reminiscences, photographs or other
materials remembering him, for a booklet to be presented to his family.
Please send these to:

 Kathy McKeown
 20 Prospect Rd.
 Wayne, New Jersey 07470
 USA

In addition, any charitable contributions in his memory may be sent to:

 ACL Don and Betty Walker International Student Fund
 Association for Computational Linguistics
 c/o Judith Klavans
 Box 105
 Hastings-on-Hudson, New York 10706

Please forward this message. Thank you,

Fernando Pereira
ACL President

Directions (please note: ON-STREET PARKING ONLY):

>From New York City: Lincoln Tunnel to New Jersey Turnpike South. Take
exit 14 for Route 24 West. [* Get off at Hobart Avenue exit. At 1st light
turn left. Stay straight, up the hill to the first STOP sign. Turn
right. Take your first left turn (Waldron Avenue). The church is at
the end of the block on the right.]

Garden State Parkway northbound: Take exit 142-A. Stay to the right.
You will be on Route 78 West, which will become Route 24 West.
Continue as in [*] above.

Garden State Parkway southbound: Take exit 142. Stay in the right-hand
lane and exit right away at the Hillside/Irvington exit but stay to
the far right and continue to the STOP sign. Again turn right and go
to the first right turn, crossing over the highway. There may or may
not be a sign saying Route 78/24. You will be going in a circle to get
onto Route 78 West which turns into Route 24 West. After the third
consecutive right turn you will be on route 78 west. Look for Hobard
Avenue exit, and proceed as in [*] above.

>From points west: Take Route 78 east and get off at exit 45 (Glenside
Avenue). Turn left at the light and go to the STOP sign. Go up the
hill past OVerlook Hospital. At the 1st light turn right onto Summit
Avenue. At the 2nd light turn right onto Springfield Avenue. The
church is one block on the left.

>From Route 22: Must be in the westbound lane in Springfield. Exit at
Summit Road (Getty Station). Stay on Summit Road, turns into Baltusrol
Road until you come to a fork, stay left -- do not go down the hill
under the overpass. make a sharp left up the hill and pass Overlook
Hospital on the right. At the first light make a right onto Summit
Avenue. At the second light make another right onto Springfield
Avenue. The church is 1 block on the left.

>From Route 287: Take exit 37 (Springfield) to Route 24 East. Take exit
8 following sign to Summit Ave. Turn right at the first light. Stay on
Summit Avenue for 0.8 mile turning left onto Whittredge Rd. Take the
first right onto Waldron Ave. The church is at the end of the block on
the right.

Address any questions to: pereiraresearch.att.com or klavanscs.columbia.edu.
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