January 7, 1998
Holly Kunze, assistant specialist with the Institute of Marine Sciences, died as the result of an accident on January 2; she was 35. She worked with researchers Marcia Gowing and David Garrison on an Antarctic project identifying microscopic plants important in the food web. Ms. Kunze had a master's degree in marine sciences from SUNY-Stony Brook; she had worked at the institute since 1994.
Eileen Duckett, who retired from UCSC in 1987 after working 20 years in the Student Loan Department, died January 1; she was 66. Mrs. Duckett was very active in her church and a member of a number of volunteer organizations, including the Dominican Hospital Auxiliary. One of her four children, Jennifer Thelander, works in the Public Information Office.
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