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The DEFA Film Library this summer is hosting its first visiting scholar from Austria, according to director Barton Byg, professor in German and Scandinavian Studies.

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Norma Jean (Poynter) Holhut, 72, of Hatfield, a retired cook I with Auxiliary Services, died Aug. 3 at Sunbridge Care of Hadley.

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Gail M. Liquornik Topor, 69, of Ware, a retired nursing assistant I at University Health Services, died Aug. 3 at home.

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Lester F. Whitney, 80, of Amherst, professor emeritus of Plant and Soil Sciences, died July 31 after a prolonged stay at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston.

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Sidney J. Lyford Jr., 71, of Sunderland, professor emeritus of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, died unexpectedly on July 27 in Falmouth.

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Susan L. Cumberledge, 52, of Belchertown, associate professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, died July 28 after a long battle with cancer.

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Vaga S. Sullivan, 96, of Columbia, S.C. and formerly of Hadley, a retired institutional domestic aide in the dining commons, died July 23.

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Anthony Jung, chef at Berkshire Dining Commons, won a gold medal in the Culinary Challenge competition held during the National Association of College and University Food Services national conference in Washington, D.C. in July.

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Kevin P. Flanagan, of Northampton, a retired institutional security officer II in the Department of Public Safety, died July 17 Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Leeds.

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Dennis Burkh, 72, of Chicago, a former director of the Five College Orchestra and faculty member in the Music and Dance Department, died July 13.

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