April 30, 2010 — Marvin Henry Hilton died on April 25 in Charlottesville. He was 77. A "double 'Hoo" with bachelor's and master's degrees in civil engineering from the University of Virginia, Hilton was a lecturer in the School of Engineering and Applied Science for several years. He was a senior research scientist in the Virginia Transportation Research Council (a division of VDOT) for most of his career until his retirement in 1991, but he continued to be active in U.Va.'s civil engineering department.
The family is creating a scholarship in Hilton's honor; contributions can be sent to the Marvin H. Hilton Scholarship Fund, University of Virginia Engineering Scholarship Fund, University of Virginia Engineering Foundation, P.O. Box 400256, Charlottesville VA 22904.