Blase Paul Gambino, born September 24, 1935 died October 6, 2019.
He gradated from Boston English High School, served in the Air force in Japan during the Korean war. He received a PhD in Experimental Psychology from University of Massachusetts. He taught at the University of Miami as an assistant professor, and as an Adjunct at several colleges in Massachusetts. He received and administered a number of grants to study gambling. He was the author or co- author of 26 articles in academic journals on aspects of gambling, testing and mathematical modeling.
Originally from East Boston, he has resided at Amherst, MA, Miami; FL, Gloucester, Dorchester, and Hyde Park, MA.
He is survived by his brother Lawrence F Gambino, sister-in-law Linda S. Hunt and two nieces Lindsey and Lauren Hunt.
He is predeceased by his parents Joseph and Pauline Gambino and his brother Joseph Gambino.