P E O P L E
Name: Bob Pazdan.
Position: Carpenter in the carpenter shop in
grounds and building maintenance. Working on a variety of
construction projects around campus, from installing new
windows in Whig Hall to setting up the stage for
commencement to repairing the clock on Nassau Hall. Now in
his 26th year at Princeton, Pazdan said one of his most
memorable jobs was cutting a trap door in the commencement
platform for security reasons before President Clinton spoke
at the ceremony in 1996.
Quote: "During reunions and commencement and all
year long, our shop works together as a team to get the jobs
done. It's almost like a family."
Other interests: Spending time with his wife,
Nanci, daughter, Lisa, and two grandchildren, Kyle and
Kelly. Taking winter vacations to ski in Vermont and summer
vacations to the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
George Prosser, 66, a plumber at the Plasma
Physics Lab, died May 22.
He began working at the University in 1984, and also
taught second-year apprentices at Mercer County Community
Survivors include his wife, Marlene. Memorial
contributions may be made to the Faith Tabernacle Church,
2310 Spruce St., Ewing, NJ 08638.
June 17, 2002
Vol. 92, No. 29
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New faculty members
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