Former Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse Instructor Passes


MORTON GROVE, Illinois, February 23, 2011 - Bob DeWyze, former Director of ITT Bell & Gossett's Little Red Schoolhouse in Morton Grove, Illinois, for more than 40 years, recently passed away. DeWyze trained tens of thousands of HVACR professionals at one of the industry's most venerable educational institutions from the mid-1950s until his retirement in 1997. An ex-Marine and World War II veteran, Bob was known for his no nonsense approach to quality education.

Born on January 16, 1923, he was 88 years old when he died on February 8, 2011. He is survived by his daughter Renee and sons Bruce and Brian, and three grandchildren.

About Bell & Gossett
Bell & Gossett, a brand of ITT Corporation, is a leading manufacturer of centrifugal pumps, circulators, hydronic specialties, heat exchangers, condensate handling equipment, and packaged systems for variable and constant speed pumping, heat transfer and pressure boosting. www.bellgossett.com

About ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation is a high-technology engineering and manufacturing company operating on all seven continents in three vital markets: water and fluids management, global defense and security, and motion and flow control. With a heritage of innovation, ITT partners with its customers to deliver extraordinary solutions that create more livable environments, provide protection and safety and connect our world. Headquartered in White Plains, N.Y., the company generated 2010 revenue of $11 billion. www.itt.com

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