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Memorial Service Planned

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The MIT community's memorial service for Yngve K. Raustein '94 will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, at the Bartos Theatre in the Jerome B. Wiesner Building (Building E-15), Associate Dean of Students Robert M. Randolph has announced.

Raustein's parents, Elmer and Inghild, and his 18-year-old brother are planning to come to MIT from their home in Os, Norway, to attend the service.

In consultation with his family, a memorial fund at MIT has been established in Raustein's name by his college friends, the students and housemasters of Baker House, and the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. The most suitable way of memorializing Raustein at MIT and honoring his love of learning is being discussed with his family and will be announced later, a spokesperson said.

Contributions may be sent to the Yngve K. Raustein MIT Memorial Fund, c/o Ms. Winifred McDonough, Recording Secretary, Office of the Treasurer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 238 Main St., Suite 200, Cambridge, Mass. 02142.

Donations in Raustein's memory may also be made to the Geilomo Children's Hospital in Geilo, Norway, where he was often treated for asthma as a child. The Norwegian Consulate said checks should be made out to the "Norwegian Seamen's Church in memory of Yngve K. Raustein" and sent to the Norwegian Seamen's Church, 317 E. 52nd St., New York, N.Y. 10022.