1958

David Michael Maier ’58 was born in Oak Park, Illinois, to Joseph Maier and Elizabeth (Carmichael) Maier. The family moved to Pomona, California, in 1946, where Dave received his early education. Dave joined the National Guard and was called up by the Army during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He attended a number of colleges through […]

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1941

Born in San Francisco on Aug. 20, 1920, at the Presidio, Howard Bernard “Fitz” Fitzpatrick ’41 graduated early from Sequoia High School in Redwood City and was accepted to SCU. He transferred to UCLA in 1939, pledging and serving as president of Phi Delta Theta fraternity. On a blind date, he met his future bride, […]

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1949

Steven Belluomini ’49 was a proud San Francisco native, born in Cow Hollow on Dec. 1, 1927. He graduated from Galileo High School in 1945, and SCU. He served in the Navy during the Korean War before returning to join his growing family in San Francisco. Steve was an avid adventurer and enjoyed traveling for […]

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1957

Richard S. Campisi ’57 was the son of Salvador V. Campisi ’27 and Genevieve P. Basile. He grew up on The Alameda in San Jose and attended St. Leo the Great School. Later, he attended Bellarmine College Preparatory, where he lettered in track and football. Dick was a natural athlete who could excel at any […]

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1951

Patrick Lee Kennedy ’51 was born on Jan. 20, 1926, in Toledo, Ohio, to Robert and Mary Kennedy. He served in the Army during WWII in the 69th division, from 1944 to 1946. He married Sonia Rudakawycz on Sept. 5, 1950, in Canada before graduating from SCU. Pat and Sonia had four children, Mary, Mark […]

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1955

Vernon Chase ’55 was born in Long Beach, California, on June 1, 1933, to Vernon and Thelma Chase. Vern graduated from South Pasadena High School in 1951 and attended SCU. After graduating he was able to immediately satisfy his passion for aviation by joining Flying Tiger Line. He then combined his love of aviation and […]

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1970

Paul F. Capitolo, S.J., M.Div ’70 was born in the small mining town of Price, Utah, on Feb. 6, 1935. His family relocated to San Francisco, and Paul graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1953 and the University of San Francisco in 1957 before entering the Jesuit Novitiate at Los Gatos. After studies at […]

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1978

Robert L. Trouard MBA ’78 was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on June 24, 1936. Bob graduated from Tulane University with a B.S. in engineering and went on to receive a master’s in engineering from Stanford and an MBA from SCU. In addition to being a loving husband and wonderful father, he enjoyed a 32-year […]

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1954

David Joseph Toomey Jr. ’54 was born to David Joseph and Catherine Creegan Toomey on March 1, 1933, in Visalia, California. He attended schools in Visalia and graduated from SCU. Upon graduation, he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Army. After serving his country, Dave returned to Visalia and began his career on the […]

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1971

A fifth-generation Californian, Phillip M. Sims J.D. ’71 was born on Oct. 13, 1942, to Lois Sanchez and Martin Sims in Sacramento. Phil spent his childhood in Livermore, graduating from Livermore High. He then attended San Jose Community College, where he met his future wife, Sandy. He graduated from CSU Northridge with a degree in history. […]

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1976

Susan B. McCarthy J.D. ’76 was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Joseph and Lillian Hoffman. She attended Belmont High School and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Susan moved to California to attend SCU, where she obtained her law degree and met her husband, Joseph McCarthy J.D. ’70. Susan worked as a lawyer for legal aide, […]

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1976

Michael J. Mandala, S.J., M.Div. ’76 was born in Los Angeles on Dec. 7, 1946, the son of Samuel Mandala and Rose Criscione Mandala. He graduated from Cantwell High School, Montebello, and entered the Jesuit Novitiate at Los Gatos in 1964. After the usual course of Jesuit studies, Mike was ordained a priest at St. […]

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1969

Born on April 18, 1936, near Mangum, Oklahoma, Galen Chastain M.S. ’69 was the son of George and Nancy Chastain. He has been a resident of Merced since 1952, where he graduated from high school in 1954. He earned a B.A. from UC Berkeley and an M.S. from SCU. After a two-year commission in the […]

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1991

Michael Pina J.D. ’91 was born to Benita (Castro) and Domingo Pina in Bakersfield California, the third of four children. He grew up in a family that values hard work and education. He attended UCSB and Santa Clara, where he obtained a degree in law. Michael returned to Bakersfield after he suffered a stroke in […]

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1980

Lou Spitters ’80 was born on May 17, 1957, in San Francisco to Mary Ann Heaton Spitters (deceased) and Laurence L. Spitters. Lou was a loving husband, a loving father, a loving son, and an incredible brother, grandfather, uncle, and pal as well as Bruce Springsteen’s No. 1 fan, an avid cyclist, a classic car […]

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1965

David Redick MBA ’65 grew up with his two brothers near Detroit. When he was 14, the family moved to an 80-acre farm near Ann Arbor, Michigan. He won a four-year tuition scholarship to the University of Michigan, based on grades, activities (senior class president, sports), and need, and started in the fall of 1953. […]

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1950

John “Jack” Lucier ’50 was born on April 19, 1928, in Millbrae. He attended Bellarmine College Preparatory before attending SCU, where he earned a bachelor’s in business and economics. He joined Levi Straus and Company as a designer in 1952, where he met his wife of 57 years, Judith “Judy” Roche. In 1961 Jack and […]

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1958

Charles Edward “Skip” Gallagher ’58 was born at home in Folsom, California, to Charles and Caroline Gallagher. He graduated from high school in 1945 and then attended Placer Junior College in Sacramento to study mining engineering. Skip worked on the building of the Folsom Dam and at several hard rock mines around Battle Mountain, Nevada. […]

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1948

Born Feb. 8, 1928, in San Francisco to Patrick J. and Kathleen Desmond Power, both originally from Ireland, John Desmond Power ’48 was a true city kid. He graduated from St. Ignatius High School and received a mechanical engineering degree from SCU, where he studied under Dean George L. Sullivan. His early years at Rogers […]

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2012

Rachel Fischbein J.D. ’12 has been awarded Santa Clara Law’s Young Alumni Rising Star Award. She is the founder of the female-run company Law On The Runway, which provides legal advice to entrepreneurs and creatives in the fashion industry. Fischbein specializes in assisting creative startups as they build the foundations of their companies and navigate […]

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