Joe was fun to be around — at the swimming pool, in casual meetings in the halls or at coffee

From earliest memories (1961) Joe was fun to be around — at the swimming pool, in casual meetings in the halls or at coffee, and even in the late spring faculty meetings when he would inform us that
financial prospects were again dim this year, which, of course, would affect salary raises.

Mack Gilkeson
Emeritus prof of engineering