A major tragedy to affect the Saudi Aramco communities was the Rome Airport terrorist attack on 17th December 1973.
John E. Ladner, Sr., father of John E. Ladner, Jr., and of Renee Ladner, both of Dhahran, died here unexpectedly on Thursday, Dec. 6.
Thomas D. Durrance, former vice president of Public Relations and of Aramco Overseas Company, died on Nov. 25 of leukemia. He was 56 years old.
Memorial services were held last Wednesday in the Dhahran Theater for Mrs. June Hill who died in Dhahran on Friday, October 26.
Vemon E. Miller, shift coordinator, Plants Division, Abqaiq Plants and Pipelines Department, died of a heart attack in Abqaiq on Tuesday, September 18.
Twelve Aramco employees died Sunday morning, August 5, in a fire that occurred when crude oil ignited after escaping from a pipeline that was being repaired.
Funeral services were held this morning at the Dhahran Theater for William G. Burmester, who died unexpectedly last Thursday, July 12.
Scott W. Garner, son of Mr. and Mrs. William V. Garner of Dhahran, died last Wednesday, July 11. Funeral services were conducted at the Dhahran Theater on Monday, July 16.
Douglas M. Loeb, 19, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Michael Loeb, Jr., of Dhahran, was killed in a motorcycle accident in Arizona on Friday, April 6.
The company has been notified of the death of Mrs. Edward G. (Shirley) Hoag on February 19 in California.
Memorial services were held in the Dhahran Theater this morning for Mr. K. Jack Arey, who died here suddenly on Friday, Jan. 26.