The Foreign Service Journal, November 2023

72 NOVEMBER 2023 | THE FOREIGN SERVICE JOURNAL Washington, D.C., Copenhagen, Salzburg, Belgrade (twice), Milan, Rome, Athens, London, Salvador da Bahia, and Rio de Janeiro. In 1974 he and Deborah divorced. In 1979 he married Sondra Otey, of Memphis, Tennessee, and she accompanied him to Salvador and Rio. Mr. Hartley retired in 1986, but he continued to work at the State Department in Washington with several assignments to Haiti, Kosovo, Croatia, Serbia, and Italy. In 2007 he retired from the work at State, and he and Sondra moved to Cushing, Maine, where they lived until Sondra’s death in 2015. After selling the Cushing house, in 2018 Mr. Hartley moved to Falmouth, a town near Portland, Maine. In the meantime, he and Ed Nef, a Harvard classmate, produced several films, the last of which told the story of Charles Fletcher Hartley, Douglas’ uncle, who was killed at the Battle of Cambrai in France during World War I. The film was shown in Boston and Washington, D.C., and at the Columbus, Georgia, film festival. Mr. Hartley continued to travel to visit his children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren who live in England, Brazil, and Dubai, as well as the United States. In addition to French, Mr. Hartley spoke Italian, Serbian, and Portuguese in varying degrees of fluency. In 2012 he wrote his autobiography, Much Have I Travell’d. He loved all music, with an emphasis on classical, and he played the piano by ear and by note, performing at various assisted living facilities in Portland and Rockland, Maine. He also volunteered at Partners for World Health, a Portland-based organization that ships used medical equipment from U.S. hospitals all over the world. Mr. Hartley leaves behind his children, Virginia Raymond, Sandra Stopford, Charlotte Hartley, Richard Hartley, and Sibby Spencer, plus 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, he asked that donations be made to Partners for World Health and Doctors Without Borders. n Michael Hornblow, 83, a retired Senior Foreign Service officer, died on June 7, 2023, at his home at Galloway Ridge in Fearrington, North Carolina. Mr. Hornblow was born on Dec. 17, 1939, the son of Leonora Schinasi and movie actor Wayne Morris. In 1952 he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Arthur Hornblow Jr., and his surname was changed from Morris to Hornblow. The family lived in Beverly Hills, where Arthur was a successful Hollywood producer and his mother, known as Bubbles, started writing the first of two published novels. As a child, Mr. Hornblow delivered the local paper to neighbors Jack Benny, Jimmy Stewart, and other Hollywood luminaries. In 1958 Mr. Hornblow graduated from the Lawrenceville School in Lawrenceville, N.J., and went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in 1962 from Harvard College. While an undergraduate, he went with Crossroads Africa to Cameroon, where he met several diplomats assigned to the embassy in Yaoundé. He often said he decided then and there to be a U.S. diplomat specializing in Africa. During his senior year at Harvard, he took the Foreign Service exam, passing the written part but failing the oral. Told that he needed “more seasoning” before applying again, he volunteered for the U.S. Army, serving three years in intelligence roles, mostly in Germany. In 1966, while waiting to enter the U.S. Foreign Service, Mr. Hornblow was a social worker in New York City’s Harlem