David L. Stacy , a civil engineer and co-founder of transportation contractor Stacy & Witbeck Inc., Alameda, Calif., died on Nov. 12 in San Jose, Calif. He was 77. Witbeck founded the company, now No. 212 on ENR’s list of The Top 400 Contractors, in 1981, along with partner Robert Witbeck. Major projects of the firm, which reported $351.2 million in 2008 revenue, include renovation of San Francisco’s cable cars and muncipal trolley system and modifications to California’s Calaveras Dam. Witbeck retired from the firm in 1998 and also was president of the Association of Engineering Construction Employers.
James Maloney , a veteran construction surety executive and deputy chairman of the North American construction practice at global insurance broker Willis, died on Oct. 16 in Columbia, S.C. He was 77. Maloney, a 16-year Willis employee, was formerly president of the National Association of Surety Bond Producers and chairman of the Associated General Contractors’ Service and Supply Council.