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Died November 13, age 89, of cancer. Graduate of Cornell University, B.S. '46, and Michigan State University, M.A. and PhD. Served as Assistant to Commissioner of Health of New York State under four governors, then as Professor of Economics and Anthropology at the University of Maryland. His numerous publications included "Society and Health", and books on Democracy. He leaves his wife of 67 years, Jean Krumwiede Boek, two daughters, Sandra Boek Werness and Heather Boek, and five grandchildren. Memorial service to be held December 15, 2 p.m., at 1325 D Street, S.E., Washington, DC.

Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 29, 2012
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