Final Cadence

Aaron Sauer ’97 of West Brookfield, MA, died unexpectedly on March 3 while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. He was 42. He played music and worked at Gordon Music in Worcester, MA, before taking a job at Digital Federal Credit Union. He leaves his wife, Jane Sauer.

Andrew Lewis ’08 of Montgomery, AL, died January 17. He was 31. A guitarist and songwriter, Lewis earned his Berklee degree in performance. He played professionally as a solo artist and with several area bands. He is survived by his parents and two sisters.

Student Jae Min Kang of Cumming, GA, passed away unexpectedly in February. He was 19. A guitarist, Kang was in his fourth semester at Berklee pursuing a dual major in performance and MP&E.

Frank G. Cagliuso ’51 of Marblehead, MA, passed away on February 23. He was 87. He was an arranger for Lionel Hampton and a saxophonist with various big bands. He also taught music in Arlington, MA, for 24 years. He leaves his wife, Barbara; son, Gary; and daughter, Dara VanRemoortel.

Bruce W. Johnson ’67 of Dublin, GA, passed away on February 7. He was 71. Johnson was a trombone player during his time at Berklee and later attended Rutland Business College in Rutland, VT. He leaves his wife, Carolyn.

James “Jimmy” Arena ’72 of Salisbury, MA, passed away on August 8, 2015. He was 65. Arena earned his degree in music education at Berklee and was a gifted organist. He was a performer for his entire career.

Jeannie Deva ’75 of Hollywood, CA, passed away on January 17. She was 64. A renowned voice and performance coach, Deva worked with producers and engineers for Aerosmith, the Rolling Stones, the Cars, Amy Winehouse, Ludacris, and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Additionally, she coached television and Broadway vocalists. Deva assisted in establishing Berklee’s voice department in 1975. She is survived by her husband and manager, Joe Scoglio ’74.

Brad Fuller ’75 of San Jose, CA, died on January 2. He was 62. Originally a jazz musician, Fuller joined Atari in 1982 as the director of audio and was a pioneer in FM synthesis for video-game audio. He is survived by his wife, Rebecca, and sons Jeffrey and Kevin.

Pablo Manavello ’82 of Miami, FL, died on January 18. He was 65. Originally from Venezuela, Manavello was a composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter who worked with Ricardo Montaner, Chayanne, and Ricky Martin.

Mark Alan Schulz ’82 of Norfolk, VA, died March 31 after a long illness. He was 54. Schulz was a freelance film composer, and producer. He earned two Telly Awards and two Emmy Awards for his work as a composer. He is survived by his wife, Holly Benton; his parents; and two brothers.