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February 2007       Vol. 36, No. 2       Page  92
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In Memoriam


Philip H. Sheridan


Philip H. Sheridan died on December 10, 2006. He was 83. Sheridan earned a B.S. from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, where he played football. He served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy during World War II and later earned LLB and LLM degrees from George Washington University.

Sheridan founded the law firm Sheridan, Ross P.C., a firm specializing in patent and trademark law. The firm has been in operation for fifty years. Sheridan taught patent, trademark, and copyright law at the University of Colorado and the University of Denver. He enjoyed golf and served as President of Cherry Hills Country Club. Sheridan was a CBA and DBA member for more than fifty years.

He is survived by two daughters and a granddaughter. Contributions in Sheridan’s name may be made to the Geriatric Mental Health Foundation, 7910 Woodmont Ave., #1050, Bethesda, MD 20814 (

Robert B. Yegge


Robert B. Yegge died on December 16, 2006. He was 72. Yegge earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and MA and JD degrees from the University of Denver (DU). Yegge served as Dean of the University of Denver College of Law (now, DU Sturm College of Law) from 1966 to 1977 and from 1997 to 1998. He also practiced with Hall and Evans LLC, a firm founded by his father, Ronald Yegge. [See Yegge, "Four of the Greatest: Ronald Van Kirk Yegge," 35 The Colorado Lawyer 25 (July 2006) for Robert B. Yegge’s tribute to his father.] From 1987 until the time of his death, Yegge served as Director of the Master of Science in Legal Administration program at DU, which trains administrators of law firms, courts, and county clerk offices.

Scholarships in Yegge’s name are offered by the DU Sturm College of Law to Hispanic students. During his life, Yegge recruited Hispanic students to the school.

He served as chair of the Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities and the Mile High Chapter of the American Red Cross. He also served as chair of the Denver Dumb Friends League for many years, and was devoted to his two dogs. Yegge was a member of the CBA and DBA for nearly fifty years.

Contributions in Yegge’s name may be made to the Denver Dumb Friends League, 2080 S. Quebec St., Denver, CO 80231 (; the Mile High Chapter of the American Red Cross, 444 Sherman St., Denver, CO 80203 (; or the Robert B. Yegge Scholarship Fund at the DU Sturm College of Law ( See page 64 in this issue for a tribute to Yegge.

 Arthur W. Zarlengo

Arthur W. Zarlengo died on December 12, 2006. He was 85. Zarlengo was a graduate of Regis University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Texas A&M University, and the University of Chicago Law School. He was a CBA and DBA member for fifty years.

He is survived by his wife Irene, two daughters, and a grandson. Donations in Zarlengo’s name may be made to Regis University, 333 Regis Blvd. #B-16, Denver, CO 80211 (; or Little Sisters of the Poor, 3629 W. 29th Ave., Denver, CO 80211.

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