The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, January 21, 2000


Mary Evelyn Hoffman

Judith and Stephen Hoffman of Ice Pond Road are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter Mary Evelyn born December 28 at Emerson Hospital.

Mary is welcomed by her siblings, Margaret, Elizabeth and Michael.


David F. Clapp Engineer who played with Carlisle Cats

David F. Clapp, 71, of Great Diamond Island, Portland, Maine, formerly a long-time resident of East Riding Drive, died on January 13 following a short illness. He was born in Waltham, the son of Raymond and Jean Farwell Clapp. He graduated from Weston High School and from M.I.T., class of 1947.

He was employed by the MIT Lincoln Laboratory and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation in Cambridge. He retired to Diamond Cove on Great Diamond Island in 1996. While in Carlisle, Dave played trumpet with the Carlisle Cats. In Maine he was active with the MIT Alumni Association, the Coastal Defense Study Group and played trumpet with the Italian Heritage Center Band.

He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Martha, a daughter Julie Curley, a son Jonathan, a sister, a brother and two grandchildren.

Donations in his memory may be sent to the Lown Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 21 Longwood Ave., Brookline, MA 02146-5239.

· Students named to the Dean's List for the fall semester include Erin McNeill of Munroe Hill, a senior at Georgetown University; Kylah McNeill of Munroe Hill, a freshman at Georgetown University; and Adam Waitkunas of Westford Street at Westfield State College.

· Gregory Stimpson of Canterbury Court received honors for the fall semester at Lawrence Academy.

· John Ackerman, of Hartwell Road, president and CEO of Waltham based e-Travel, Inc., has been recognized as one of the business travel industry's "25 Most Influential Executives" by Business Travel News, an industry publication that covers every aspect of the $130 billion business travel distribution network. The publication awarded this distinction to executives whose 1999 accomplishments took center stage and helped lead the evolving business travel industry into the new millennium. The six-year-old e-Travel has pioneered Internet-based self-service business travel management.

· Michael Ruettgers of Bedford Road, CEO of EMC, was chosen to ring the closing bell for the first day of trading in the year 2000 on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). EMC had the highest single-decade performance of a listed stock in the history of the NYSE which was founded in 1792.

2000 The Carlisle Mosquito