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Ralph B. D’Iorio, L’49, of Naples, Fla., and West Chester, Pa., died on March 2. Mr. D’lorio was predeceased by his wife, the late Shirley McFadden D’Iorio. He is survived by four children, two brothers, and six grandchildren.

Alfred John Dougherty, L’ 65, of Washington D.C., died on Oct. 20, 2007. He was a specialist in offshore treasure law who represented treasure hunter Mel Fisher and fugitive financier Robert Vesco. Dougherty started his career in Washington working as acting chief enforcement attorney in the SEC ’s division of corporate regulation and as legal assistant to SEC Commissioner Richard B. Smith. In 1969, he joined Hogan & Hartson, where he represented Vesco, a financier who fled to Cuba after the SEC accused him of embezzling millions from Investors Overseas Services. In the early 1970s he began representing Fisher, the renowned treasure hunter who violated SEC regulations by selling shares of unregistered securities to fund his dream of finding a 1622 Spanish shipwreck. (contd.)
 
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