1961 OBITUARIES

 

 

Patricia Albino Tollett

July 10, 1943 - May 1979

 

Dennis Atherton

May 25, 1943 - June 20, 2016


Bonita Bale Holmquest

August 1, 1943 - May 30, 1988

 My sister Bonnie was a special person, and my best friend. She had been sick since the age of 10. Bonnie lived in San Diego with her husband, Lee. They never had children (I was GLAD to share mine). My kids tried to donate a kidney to her, but her heart couldn't take the surgery. I was so lucky to be there with her when she died. She was sweet, shy, but fiercely loyal. I miss her every day – Judy Bale Pitts '64


Patricia Barrett

With a heavy heart I am notifying you that Patricia passed away October 29, 2016 from cancer. She leaves two sons, a daughter and 7 grandchildren -- M. Christine Navarro Hayes '61


Leah Faye Bartlett

b. March 2, 1943


 Charlene Baurmann Radici

June 6, 1943 - February 28, 1997

Charlene was a good school and neighborhood friend. When my mom passed away in 1998, I called her mom to let her know. She told me Charlene had breast cancer, had too much radiation, which in turn injured her heart and she died. She was married, had two boys and I'm sure is dearly missed -- Nancy Burrell Williams '62


Sharon Barrows Dahlkamp

May 10, 1943 - August 2, 2001

I learned in the course of a visit with one of her sons, Eric Dahlkamp, that Sharon died of complications from surgery to replace her knees. I met Sharon in the second (or was it the first?) grade at Jackson School, and was her admirer ever since. She was my date at the Senior Prom and we were able to visit a few times thereafter on my occasional visits to San Diego. Sharon became a teacher for the San Diego City Schools. She suffered for decades from severe and debilitating arthritis and resultant limitations on her mobility, but remained kindly, sentimental, and light-hearted. She had beautiful hands! She is survived by her mother, Mildred, her sister Susan, her two sons Eric and Ethan, their wives Melissa and Tracy, and grandchildren Veronica Sharon (Eric), and Owen (Ethan) -- Dave Nichols '61


Patsy Beloate Allen

August 6, 1943 - February 4, 2016

My wife passed away from congestive heart failure brought on by several complications. I, our daughter Shelby and son Dwayne miss her greatly -- David Allen 


Linda Berdeen Sanders

May 14, 1944 - June 20, 2009

Linda passed away in Ashland, Oregon after a short illness. She started her life in South Portland, Maine born to John and Irene Berdeen, who have preceded her in death. At the age of 12 she and her family moved to San Diego, California. She began her business career as a secretary with the FBI and as an Associate Vice President at Merrill Lynch. Before moving to Ashland she lived for many years in Laguna Beach, California. She will be sorely missed by her brother and sister-in-law Jerry and Laura Berdeen and by her sister Joanne Berdeen. Her love for everyone knew no bounds but particularly for her husband John Sanders.


Bob Biehler

June 25, 1942 - April 13, 2012

Bob passed away at his home in Olympia, Washington. He was born and raised in San Diego. Bob joined the U.S. Air Force in 1962. He served until 1966 at the Kirkland Air Force Special Weapons Base in Albuquerque, NM. There he married the love of his life, Tanya Henderson on June 7, 1963. Bob worked as a draftsman at San Diego Gas & Electric and a fabricator &welder at Impulse Products in San Diego. In 1979, Bob and Tanya moved to Olympia, WA where he started Bob’s Portable Welding and later Mr. Weld Hot Rods. Bob, “Mr. Weld,” was innately talented and he put his touch on some of the world’s finest hot rods. Today, it would be impossible to go to a northwest car show and not see some of his work. Family was most important to Bob. He loved spending time with them. He also enjoyed building and racing his custom motorcycle at the Bonneville Salt Flats in pursuit of setting a new land speed record. Bob liked metal art fabrication, pin-striping, surfing, scuba diving and listening to music. Bob’s quick wit and sense of humor are going to be missed by all who knew him..

Hi John -- Bob was an avid reader and supporter of your Fry Day news.  He loved reading the stories and sharing his with you.  The outpouring of memories, pictures and love on his Facebook page have been enormous and so appreciated.  It is comforting to know how many lives he touched and how many people are shocked and saddened at his sudden passing. We don’t know if it was a heart attack or a stroke but he had something massive and was gone quickly. Unfortunately for me he was home alone but for him that was the way he wanted to go.  He was not a treatment, hospital, nursing home, invalid kind of guy.  He had been to the doctor two weeks before for a semi-annual medication renewal and the doctor did not suspect anything -- Tanya Biehler

Bob Biehler, the Defibrillator and Jeff Dunham


Patty Bremer Fogerty

April 20, 1943 - December 12, 2010

My sister passed away suddenly and very unexpectedly December 12, 2010 from Valley Fever and spinal meningitis. After graduating from Crawford High, she attended and graduated from Stanford University with a degree in Business.  She worked for the federal government for a brief period of time.  In 1976, she founded Fogerty Services, a local market research data collection firm that still services the market research industry She travelled the world extensively after the death of her husband, Floyd James. She is survived by her nephew Kelly Fieder, nieces Amy and Katie Borts and her twin sister -- Joan Bremer Pietila ’61


Leilani “Lani” Brugger Berry

September 6, 1943 - August 15, 2012

Lani was born in San Diego and passed away in her home in Howe, Oklahoma. She suffered from lung cancer as well as a brain tumor. She is survived by her husband Allen, a son and a grandchild.

We all knew that it was coming soon but that didn’t make it any easier. Her husband told me that she was peaceful and not in any pain
-- Tom Smith ’59 (Lani’s first husband)


Frank Bucheit

July 24, 1943 - September 4, 2014

Frank had  a quadruple heart by-pass last year, a blood infection this year, then pneumonia. He was a great guy, an ex-San Diego Police Sergeant. In retirement he ran a security company near Dallas, Texas. My brother and I used to hang around with him at his house on Marvin Street in Dennstedt Village. At a future date his son Dustin and some friends will scatter his ashes in Canebreak valley off the S-2 -- Gary Morris ’61


Miriam Bursten Ben Loulu

My sister’s name at Crawford was Marie Lucia Bursten. She became a teacher in Los Angeles and then moved to Israel in 1968. She changed her name to Miriam, married and had three children. She taught English in the local schools, and took great enjoyment from her grandchildren. She continued to pursue her arts and poetry. Unfortunately, she became ill at the age of 60 with a very rare cancer. Only fifteen people in the world have had it, and only one others was -- like hers -- malignant. She passed away, on January 10, 2007 in Rehovot, Israel where she is buried. Her courage and humor in facing the inevitable is an inspiration to us all. She is very missed – Dana Bursten Kleiman ‘64


 

William Lee Butner

October 14, 1942 - July 24, 1991


Robert Chafe
(No photo in annual)

November 28, 1943 – May 8, 2008

Robert Cleveland

March 19, 1943 - October 23, 2010

Robert passed away from prostate cancer.  It was determined that he contacted chemicals which contributed to this disease while serving in Vietnam.   He lived in Bayfield, CO. but spent the last year at his daughter's home in Topock, AZ. where he finally found peace -- Vera Pena '64.


William Terry Collins

November 12, 1943 - October 20, 2004

William Terry Collins is shown on the Social Security Death Index site as William T. Drake. Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma he died in San Diego. He was mostly known as Terry Ork. In the mid-’70s he was manager for the New York punk rock band Television, which he may have put together, and founder of Ork Records. He seems also to have been known as Noah Forde in connection with cinema criticism. I found mention of an event titled Terry Ork: Portrait of a Social Genius, which was to be held April 9, 2005 in New York City, where he had lived. There was also mention of his extensive collection of foreign film posters, lobby cards, and stills. Somebody described him as being a "movie freak," and "a seminal figure in the NYC punk/post-punk/new wave scene." -- Bob Richardson ’61


Brenda Jean Cumming

Brenda passed away August 2, 2011. She battled cancer and died
very peacefully with her family close by
-- Nelly Ross Dean '61

Like the Gods on Mt. Olympus

(An email from Brenda's daughter to Bob Richardson '61)


Sylvia Davies Krahn

July 29, 1943 - October 28, 2007


Michael L. Davis
(No photo in annual)

August 8, 1943 - November 17, 2005

Mike passed away of cancer. The illness progressed rapidly after having been discovered in August.

Pat Dutton Byrd

May 28, 1943 - November 30, 2005

Last night I went to visit Pat at San Diego Hospice. She passed away right after I left. I’m grateful I got to say goodbye to her. She is survived by her daughter Tracy, son Joby and 6 grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her ---- Gayle Kirby Price ’62 (December 1, 2005)


Janet Ekrem Wold

October 31, 1943 - March 22, 2013

Born in Fort Worth, TX, Janet and her family moved to San Diego when she was six months old. She attended SDSU and joined Sigma Kappa sorority. In 1964 she married Steve Wold. Janet and her twin sister Janice created their own knitting business, Jan’s Knits, where they sold the major brands of knitting machines. After closing their knitting business, Janet went to work for Scripps Hospital advancing to an administrative position. In 2008 she was diagnosed with breast cancer and, despite a gallant fight, died peacefully at home. Janet is survived by sisters Barbara Ekrem Berglund ’59, Janice Ekrem Mills ’61 and Karen Ekrem Miles ’64. 

Gary Michael Foor

October 17, 1943 - March 11, 2015

Gary passed after a long illness. He was born in Sioux City, IA. He served as a U.S. Army medic in Vietnam. Many knew Gary as a talented custom cabinet maker, dedicated father and husband. He is survived by his wife Christine; sons Zeke and Max; daughters, Traci and Samantha; sisters, Patty Jo Morgart and Joan Magnuson. Per Gary's wishes, no services were held. Please gift in his memory at LBDA


John Fulton

January 30, 1944 - January 12, 2003

 

 

William Giaciolli

May 28, 1944 - September 10, 1975

 

Sheila Gibson Raikow

October 14, 1943-June 4, 2005

Born in Columbus, Ohio, Sheila and her family moved to San Diego in 1949. She attended SDSU and joined Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority. In 1963 she married Les Raikow and they had two sons, Ian and David Raikow. In her 40s, Sheila returned to school to earn a BA in Psychology and Addiction Studies. She worked at the Vietnam Veterans of SD Recovery Services, Grace Center for female alcoholic and drug addicts, Center for Recovery for HIV clients in San Francisco and Episcopal Community Services in SD. In 2002 she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and despite a gallant fight, died on June 4, 2005 at S.D. Hospice. Sheila is survived by her sons Ian and David: her sister and her family, Frances and Edward Grimes, Alicia Grimes Ross, Scott Grimes and Leslie Grimes; her brother and his family, Larry and Lois Gibson; Stuart, Richard, James, Mark Gibson and Jessica Gibson Cook; and by nieces and nephews, Manya Buske, Galit Hale, Simone Levy and Ethan Levy.

 

Gary Goodman

July 16, 1943 – January 1, 1991

 

Gary Grossman

July 27, 1943 - January 21, 2008

Gary died peacefully in his home surrounded by his family. He will be remembered for making a difference in the many lives he touched. He enjoyed movies, crossword puzzles, painting, relished good food, woodworking and sharing stories with his family. Gary is survived by his beloved of forty years Gayle Millman '65 and children Joshua and Molly.


 

Larry Dale Hamilton

June 17, 1943 - January 1966

He was in the Navy and was buried at Fort Rosecrans

 

Carol Herwig Ruck
(Photo taken from Horace Mann Annual)

October 31, 1942 - February 13, 2006

Born at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, Carol is survived by her husband Roy R. (Bob) Ruck, daughter Diana Lynn Ruck (El Cajon), brother David Allan Herwig (Alpine), four stepchildren, Donna Johnson (Texas), Karla Mika (Long Beach), Tim Ruck (Washington), Tameri Etherton (Carlsbad), and 14 grandchildren. Carol attended Euclid Elementary and Horace Mann Junior High. Carol recently retired from Cajon Valley Union School District where she worked as a Clerk Typist for 30 years. Published in the San Diego Union-Tribune on 2/21/2006

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Yvonne Jorrey Parker

June 26, 1943 - March 30, 2007


Pete Knudson

November 3, 1943 - February 18, 2011

It is my sad duty to inform you and our Crawford classmates of the passing of my beloved brother-in-law. He and my sister, Lyla Earley Knudson '62 celebrated their 44th Wedding Anniversary in December and were looking forward to the 50th Reunion of the Class of 1961 this year. Some of Pete's classmates are aware that he was diagnosed with cancer of the tongue in September of 2009. He fought a painful but determined battle through surgery, chemo and radiation, and other complications.  By August of last year, Pete declared himself "back" and celebrated with a wonderful party for friends and family. He and Lyla traveled to Hawaii, Arizona, Mexico, Catalina, and a weekend cruise in the past six months. We all thought he would be "back" with us for a long time. On Friday, February 18th , he had a routine endoscope to help his breathing and ability to swallow. A reaction to the anesthetic resulted in cardiac arrest and they were not able to revive him -- Barbara Earley Powell '64


Steven Kramer

March 23, 1943 - February 17, 2008

Steve was born in San Diego and lived here almost all his life. He attended San Diego State College, where he earned his degree in Accounting. He was active in the California CPA Society and did a great deal of volunteer work with KPBS. After a long illness, Steve passed away peacefully, and surrounded by family, at Grossmont Hospital. He is survived by his sisters Phyllis Strauss and Linda Kramer Chisholm ‘65, brothers Gerry, Stuart, and Joel Kramer, and his mother Jeanette Kramer. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made to Mama's Kitchen.


Sherri Lampert

November 10, 1943 - December 31, 1974

 

Sue Lawton Bertell

May 21, 1943 - March 14, 2001


Milton Levant

I'm not sure when Milton died, but he was laid to rest at Miramar Cemetary on February 18, 2015


Johnny Long

December 27, 1941 - April 21, 2016

My brother was an entertainer all his life and will be missed by many -- Barbara Long Van Pelt ’64


Larry Mabee

March 25, 1943 - December 16, 2012

Larry passed away at his home in Ranch Santa Fe, CA from prostate cancer. He is survived by his wife Christine Mabee; children John Mabee, Melissa Mabee, and Laura Boswell and his grandson Matthew Boswell. His family held a private graveside service on January 5, 2013. Born in Henderson, Nevada to John Couchman Mabee and Betty Lee Murphy Mabee, Larry moved to San Diego, CA at the age of two. After high school he married Barbara Clark Mabee, with whom he had his three children. He worked with his parents to build Big Bear Supermarkets from a corner store into a successful chain across San Diego County. He sold Big Bear Supermarkets in 1993 and pursued his other life interests including travel and cooking. Upon his father's death in 2002, Larry took over Golden Eagle Farm, a thoroughbred breeding operation, and ran it until his death. He was also actively involved in the operation of his numerous commercial and residential real estate holdings in San Diego County. Larry was a man who was larger than life and lived life to the fullest. He cared deeply for those around him and was known to quietly perform acts of generosity for those in need.

I was employed as Larry's pilot and was blessed to have conversations with him about the early years at Crawford and San Diego back then.  Most people will remember his family horse breeding business. However, I found more interesting the stories of his family first grocery store, I believe in Logan Heights, to eventually the Big Bear supermarket chain.  The family once had 20% interest in the San Diego Chargers when Barren Hilton owned the team.  The Mabees hosted a team party when the Chargers won the 1963 AFL Championship. Larry was a pleasure to be around.  He had a good sense of humor and liked his laugh was contagious.  He'll be missed -- Lenny Como '70


Mary Virginia Moldenhauer Dietrich

December 3, 1943 - April 19, 1989

 

Nora Morgan Pepper

August 7, 1943 - March 27, 2003

I lost my beloved wife Nora to cancer. She fought a long hard battle for 13 months. For anyone wishing to, our family would ask that people send a donation to the Desert Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of America, 1207 Upas Street, San Diego, California -- David Pepper '61


Jack Lee Morris

June 10, 1942 - December 7, 1987

A native San Diegan, Jack died at UCSD Medical Center in San Diego of leukemia. He married Loanne Dehaven '62 in March of 1962. They had three children, Kim, Lee and Therese. He was an artist who specialized in seascapes, and he did a lot of commercial work. Jack was a beautiful person, great brother and my closest friend -- Gary Morris '61


 

Melinda Myrick Brown

March 22, 1943 - July 25, 2000

Mrs. Brown was a native of San Diego and a graduate of Hunter College. She did graduate work in political economy at the New School for Social Research. In New York, she was a television and radio market researcher for the A.C. Nielsen rating service and for advertising representatives. She also did office work for Rohr Aircraft in San Diego, wired switchboards for Western Electric and did fundraising and other work with miners wives in West Virginia.

 

 

David Gerald Nachison

October 7, 1942 – June 2, 1977

 

 

Theresa Jean Naughton Studdard

September 1, 1943 - January 8, 1990

Theresa Naughton Studdard, was born in Boston, Massachusetts and died in San Bruno, CA. Theresa was always known as "Terry”. Her death was unexpected. Her husband “Jimmy” died in 1984. They were never blessed with any children. She is still missed by her mother and sisters and brother -- Carol Naughton Winders '64


Fred Novell

December 17, 1942 - February 26, 2003

Fred Fraser Novell, of Alpine was born in St. Louis and was a civil service civil engineer. He was a member of the Young Enthusiastic Stroke Survivors. Survivors include his wife, Gloria Jean Templeton (Hoover '64); daughter April Meyer of El Cajon; son Robert of Gilmer, Texas; brothers Bill of El Cajon and Ben of Canyon Lake; and four grandchildren.


Clarence Nuckols

September 20 1942 – April 14, 2007

Michael Parker

October 17, 1942 - June 3, 1990

Mike was an Army Sergeant in Vietnam and is buried at Ft Rosecrans

 

Steven Parrell

April 18, 1944 - September 14, 2003

Dona Pepi Hoban

November 17, 1943 - June 28, 2016

Donna passed away after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Medford, Massachusetts to Anthony and Yolanda Pepi. In l947 her family, along with a large contingent of Italian relatives moved west to San Diego. On July 10, 1965 Donna married Richard Hoban. Together they raised two children, Christina Marie and Richard (Rick) Anthony. In addition to dedicating her life to motherhood, Donna was an avid tennis player, playing in both singles and doubles competitive leagues. She also developed an interest in health and fitness and became a certified personal trainer in l996. Donna is survived by her husband Richard, children Christina Johnson and Rick Hoban, and brothers Anthony Pepi Jr ’67, and Frank Pepi ’68.


Mildred Perry Nott Fouse

September 27, 1943 - December 11, 2003

Millie died of ALS. She was married to Howard Nott from 1961 to 1970. She met and married Dale Fouse in 1976. She had worked as a pet supply representative for 20 years when she passed away.


Rodney Petersen

June 30, 1943 - September 22, 2011

Rodney Douglas Petersen was born in Fremont, Nebraska. His family moved to California in 1957. He worked as a stock clerk at JJ Newbury Department store. His dad was hired at Lockheed Aerospace, and the family moved to North Hollywood in 1963. Rod worked for one year inspecting missile and aircraft components at Northridge Instrument Co. He then enlisted in the US Air Force where he was stationed in England as a crew chief on fighter-bomber aircraft. He followed in his father’s footsteps and was employed by Lockheed Martin in 1968 for the helicopter division. Rod worked as an Engineer at Lockheed Aerospace for 30 years. He also became a Ham operator and volunteered his time to the Los Angeles Police Department in a covert, crime stopping mission -- ridding graffiti in the San Fernando Valley. He would sit on rooftops at midnight with other volunteers, waiting for taggers; then alert law enforcement.


Donald Pitts

November 15, 1943 - June 7, 2000

Don "Lefty" Pitts and I played on the same Food Basket Little League team and then on opposing teams in Pony and Colt league baseball. Don was a class act. He was a good friend and classmate. -- Jerry W. Ellis ’61


Class of 1961 member Donald Pitts' death was a tragic suicide. The Pitts family lived across the street from us on Corinth Dr. Don's mom Jo was a second mother to my younger sister. My brother and I spent a lot of time at their house as well. Don's younger sister Rita Jo has two grown children both of whom were my students in the band at La Mesa Jr. High. Don's father Sam is in his ‘90s. Latchkey brother, sister, and I will always be grateful to the entire Pitts family. --
Joe Dyke '65


Anne Radke Hoefert

November 9, 1946 - June 10, 2011

Anne passed away from respiratory failure following surgery. Anne has had several serious health issues the past two years, She was married twice and divorced twice.  She is survived by daughters Jayda Traunero and Robin O'brien and two grandchildren. Anne moved from Santee about 12 years ago to Calimesa, where she resided until her passing.  Before she got sick she enjoyed doing things with friends, camping, traveling, the Red Hats, stitching, and knitting.


Sharon Reeher Bailey

April 13, 1943 - January 14, 2005

With sadness I report the passing of Sharon Reher Bailey. She was residing in Ohio and was waiting for a heart transplant when she suffered a fatal stroke. -- Sharon Demsey Thomas


Paula Remington Tschetter

March 21, 1943 - June 8, 2003

I am sad to report the death of my best high school friend. Paula is survived by her husband Loyal, 4 children and 5 grandchildren. Paula and I spent so many happy times in our senior year at Crawford, and immediately after our graduation, we both went to work for the FBI. She married Loyal in 1962 and remained in San Diego, living 2 doors down from the house in which she grew up. May God rest her soul. -- Linda Berdeen Sanders '61

 

Patricia Rogers Davis

February 24, 1944 – January 25, 2009

A life-long San Diegan, Pati attended City College briefly, then worked for twenty years at Pacific Telephone & Telegraph. She is survived by her mother, Jessie Rogers, husband, Russell, of 43 years, daughters, Michelle and Monica and two granddaughters, Colleen and Katelyn.


Beverly “Sandi” Sanders Wallace

August 12, 1943 - June 25, 2011

Sandi was born in Grand Rapid, Michigan and moved to San Diego in 1949. She married Wayne Wallace in Winterhaven, CA on September 16, 1967. The couple moved from San Diego to Yuma in 2003. She is survived by her husband, Wayne, three sons, brother, Russel, Jr. and sister, Lauren Sanders.


Richard Saunders

December 11, 1943 - December 10, 2013

Richard graduated from San Diego State University where he received a Master's Degree in Communications. He belonged to Alpha Phi Omega fraternity, serving as fraternity advisor. He began his teaching career in Hayward, California at Chabot Junior College. He retired from Shasta Junior College in Redding California after teaching communications for 33 years. Richard loved the outdoors, especially running, biking, skiing, hiking, canoeing, riding his ATV and traveling. One of his hiking adventures took him to Spain to complete part of the Route of Santiago de Compostela.


Ken Savary

A native San Diegan, Ken passed away peacefully at home on November 2, 2012. He is survived by his loving wife Sandra Siegler ’62, daughter Robbin, son Jeffrey and two grandchildren, three nephews and a niece. He and Sandy shared a love of car rallies, classic automobiles, hockey, being outdoors and family. He worked for Safeway, then Von’s for 40 years, starting as a box boy and eventually becoming their youngest store manager. Baja California, Mexico was his second home where all family vacations were spent. This is where he shared his love of the ocean with his children, teaching them water sports. When he retired they would all travel the length of the peninsula camping, whale watching, fishing, Baja truck races and enjoying the beaches.


Frances Schneider Van Maren Trujillo

May 14, 1943 - June 2, 1998

Frances passed away after a long battle with cancer.  She was 55. I am her niece -- Gloria Dutra


 

Judy Scott Luna

July 15, 1943 - August 2, 1971


Samuel K. "Sam" Siegler

December 15, 1942 - August. 30, 2001

Samuel K. "Sam" Siegler, 58, was born in San Diego and was a self-employed general contractor. Mr. Siegler was an officer-member of the El Cajon Elks Lodge 1812, BPOE. Survivors include his wife, Christine; mother, Bernice Bunny Siegler of Escondido; and sister, San Savary of El Cajon.


James Norman Smith

August 11, 1943 - August 8, 2016

Jim was born in San Diego, California, the son of Norman and Alma Stacy Smith. He passed away at his home in Bull Shoals, Alabama of liver cancer diagnosed a week earlier. He spent his career in sales, mostly automobiles. James was a veteran of the United States Navy. He loved nature and being the center of attention. James loved a good healthy argument. His daughter Amy said he loved nature, so you might want to plant a tree in his memory. You might want to make it a nut tree, she added.


Meredith Smith Sutherland

Meredith passed away February 13, 2013 from complications of MS. She is survived by Connie Smith Harrison '60 and James L. Smith '63


Carolyn Smithson Richardson

May 30, 1943 - March 21, 2001

Carolyn died in Sacramento, where she had lived since 1977. Born Carole Lynn Smithson in San Diego, Carole completed three years on a scholarship at the University of Chicago, then married her high school sweetheart, Bob, and moved with him to Baton Rouge where she earned her BA in Anthropology at LSU. After 15 years of devoted and brilliant duty as a homemaker and mother to sons Ian and Max she entered law school at King Hall (UC Davis), earning her JD and admission to the California State Bar in 1982. Carole is survived by her husband of 37 years, Bob, her son Max of Philadelphia, her son Ian and grandchildren Kate and Henry of Eugene, her mother Evelyn Smithson and brother Lloyd and sister Sally Hayes '67 of San Diego, her brother Jerry '63 of Phoenix, and Lottie.


 

John "Pete" Sollinger

August 30, 1943 - December 16, 1999

Pete died in Slayton Minnesota of congestive heart failure. He married Jill, a hometown girl in Minnesota. He owned the only liquor store there, which he purchased in the early nineties. He moved there after retiring as manager of the Marine Corps Recruit Depot service station in San Diego. They had no children, but Pete made a friend of everybody he met. I was fortunate to have him as my best friend since our days at Horace Mann Junior High. -- Gary Morris '61


Roy Thompson

September 11, 1942 - December 19, 1984

 

 

Carolyn Townsley Randolph

 

Don Vinkemulder
(No photo in annual)

April 28, 1942 - March 1972

 

Jan Whiting

My brother passed away June 26, 2011 in a Queensland, Australia due to complications of a massive stroke.  He was a talented professional photographer and he will be remembered by many all over the world as he was quite the traveler.  He was looking forward to attending the 50 year reunion and seeing his friends and family again.  He will be missed by his family and friends but never forgotten -- Pamela Whiting '68


 

Mary Woods Stone

June 15, 1943 - April 20, 2001

My wife died of kidney failure -- Tom Stone

  

(Thanks to Mary Gale Rogers '67 for many of the above dates)

  

  

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