Vincent M. Gulisano, born in New Haven, Connecticut, on October 12, 1944, passed away at the age of 70 on January 9, 2015. After receiving his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Connecticut, he joined the Peace Corps and spent two years teaching math and science in Nigeria. Upon returning from the Peace Corps, Mr. Gulisano taught math at Hamden High School. Soon after, he changed careers to start work as a programmer, analyst and systems manager at Haskins Laboratories, a research institute focused on the biological basis of speech and language. Among his many interests were chess, swing dancing, tennis, and international travel, including to Peru and countries throughout Africa.