GrahamClayton: Here is Robin Ault's obituary, taken from the Cranford Chronicle, dated October 19, 1994.
"Robin Ault, math professor
Social justice activist; was 52 :__
CRANFORD — Robin Ault, 52, a college mathematics professor, computer software engineer, and social justice activist, died Sept. 16, 1994 at Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Newton, Mass.
He was born in Elizabeth, raised in Cranford, and had lived for
more than 20 years in Newton, Mass. Dr. Ault earned a bachelor's degree
from Columbia University and a doctorate in mathematics from
Brandeis University. During his college years he won the U.S Junior
Chess, Championship three times, something no one has yet matched.
He was a professor of mathematics at Boston State College in Massachusetts from 1965 until the school was closed in 1981, and more recently was a senior software engineer with MicroLogic Inc.
He was active in the New University Conference, an organization
of university professors involved in human rights and anti-war issues.
Dr. Ault volunteered his time to the Quaker church as a draft counselor
during the Vietnam War. He also was active in Newton Action for Nuclear Disarmament in Newton, Mass., one of the first disarmament organizations in the country.
Dr. Ault was a longtime member of Mass Choice, the Massachusetts
affiliate of the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action
League. He joined Mass Choice at its founding in 1970 and worked in
nearly every volunteer capacity: grassroots organizer, volunteer coordinator, board officer, political action committee board member.
He was recognized by Mass Choice on its 20th anniversary in 1990 for his
work with the organization. It will dedicate the Robin Ault Volunteer
Award at Mass Choice's 25th-anniversary celebration in 1995.
He also was prominent in his Massachusetts city on political
campaigns for alderman, school board, and state representative.
A delegate to the Massachusetts Democratic Party convention Dr.
Ault was the secretary of his ward's Democratic Party committee and
was active in a bicycle-pedestrian task force in his city.
Surviving are his mother, Margaret Ault of Cranford; two brothers,
Leslie Ault and David Ault, both in New Jersey; three nieces and two