Note: Wellsboro Gazette of Nov 3, 1999, p6 has: "Dr. Bryce R. Shaw, Mansfield native and noted mathematician, dies Dr. Bryce Robert Shaw, 69, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Flint, Mich., died Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, in Florida. Born Feb. 22, 1930, in Mansfield, he was the son of Wilford Walter and Genevieve (Cox) Shaw. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 1948, where he was on the various championship sports teams during his high school years. He was president of his junior and senior class. He married Sally Ruth Prutsman of Troy in 1952. He was a 1952 graduate of Muhlenberg College, Allentown; and a 1953 graduate of the University of Michigan. He continued graduate and post graduate work at the University of Michigan in 1954, 1955-1964. Dr. Shaw became part of the Flint School System, Flint, Mich., in 1961. He taught mathematics from 1960 to 1964, was coordinator of mathematics from 1964 to 1974, and director of athematics and computer systems from 1974 to 1977 From 1962 to 1978, he developed and implemented mathematics curriculum throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico. In 1965, he began the writing of mathematics programs, textbooks, and computer based programs. In 1967, he received an invitation to serve as author-in-residence at Houghton-Mufflin Co., Boston, Mass. He is the only mathematics author to write and publish in three Houghton-Mifflin Co. divisions: school division, college division and the educational software division. As a senior author since 1968, his works include "Individual Computational Skills Program," 1972; "General Math 1," 1977,1979 and 1980; "Mathematics Plus," 1980 and 1983; "Fundamentals of Mathematics," 1982 and 1986; and "Personalized Computational Skills Program," a college program. 1981, 1982 and 1983 His computer based instructional programs include "Dolphin Mathematics," 1972, 1976, 1978 and 1980; and "Computational Skills Program," 1988. He had just finished a new "Computational Skills Tutorial Program" which will have a year 2000 publishment date. Dr. Shaw's most significant work is the mathematical system, "Orthogonal Rotations and Vectors in N-Dimensional Space." This system was published by the International College of Mathematicians in 1965 His mathematical system has had a broad impact on low level laser emissions. Since 1981, he has been director of Research Laser Group, United States Health Center, Laser applications-Medical Services. His mathematical research has continued for 35 years on laser applications. Among his various awards and honors are: Key of Success for Professional Performance, 1992; Key of Success for being a Notable Author, 1992; Key of Success for Achievement in Research, 1992; Distinguished Leadership Award, 1992; and International Man of the Year, 1991-92. Dr. Shaw is listed in "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in American Education," "Who's Who in Science and Engineering," Men of Achievement, International Leaders in Achievement and the International Directory of Distinguished Leadership. Surviving are his wife of 47 years, Sally R. of Venice, Fla.; one son, David B. of Redondo Beach, Calif.; two daughters, Jody L. McMillan of Lapeer, Mich., and Erin S. Hunsinger of Potomac, Md.; six grandchildren; and one brother, Jack W. of Venice, Fla. Services were private. Memorial donations may be made to the Hospice of Southwest Florida, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Fla. 34238."
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