Father W. Alan Briceland, S.J., a member of the Society of Jesus for 64 years, died on Sept. 14 at Murray-Weigel Hall, Bronx, after a brief illness. Born in Syracuse, he was ordained a priest on June 10, 1965 at Canisius College, Buffalo.
He taught theology at Xavier H.S., Manhattan, from 1971-92.
In 1996, he began chaplaincy at Elmhurst Hospital, Queens, and continued there until ill health recently forced him to the Jesuit infirmary at Murray-Weigel Hall.
Burial was in the Jesuit Cemetery, Auriesville, N.Y.