1962

John Grippi ’62, devoted husband and father, commercial developer and businessman, and retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain, died July 26, 2020. He was 80 years old. Born in Napa, John grew up exploring the vast outdoors around Mt. George and the Napa River alongside his younger sister, Janice. The Grippis owned a service station on Silverado […]

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John Grippi ’62
1962

John A. Grippi ’62 was a devoted husband and father, commercial developer, and retired U.S. Coast Guard Captain. While at SCU, John was elected student government vice president. He campaigned by handing out gum packages printed with the slogan “Stick with Grippi.” John died on July 26, 2020, at 80 years old. His wife and […]

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Bob Cushman ’62, MS ’67 worked for many years at Lockheed (NASA) in Sunnyvale and was part of the early space program. Although he landed a job with the National Security Agency, he opted to stay in Silicon Valley, working in the semiconductor industry and near his fiancé Bobbi and her three kids. After they married, […]

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Bob Cushman
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Norman “Norm” A. Nagel ’62 was born in Los Angeles, CA but reared in San Francisco, CA. He graduated from Lowell High School in San Francisco and attended both Santa Clara University and the University of San Francisco. Both during and after completing his education he operated his own towing service, on old Highway 40, […]

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1962

Rita Ardantz, spouse of alum Mike Ardantz ’62 recently passed. Mike is an active Bronco and lives in retirement after a lifelong career as a history teacher at Santa Clara High School. Classmates from the Class of 1962 would like to send their thoughts and prayers to Mike and his family.

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Mike Corsetti ’62 passed away unexpectedly while traveling in Australia on March 12, 2020. Born and raised in Napa, California, Mike graduated from Santa Clara University in 1962 with a bachelor of science in commerce before enlisting in the Air Force Reserves. He was assigned to a medical unit and served as a corpsman at […]

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A beloved mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend, Darlene Helen Ennis ’62 was born in Palo Alto on July 5, 1941, to Chris and Helen Roman of Los Altos. Darlene graduated Menlo Atherton High School, class of 1959. She then attended O’Connor School of Nursing and SCU, where she met Robert “Bob” Ennis ’60, […]

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Norman Wooldridge MBA ’62 was born on Feb. 15, 1934, in San Mateo. He developed interests as a boy in the great outdoors, photography, and woodworking—all of which came to play in his later retirement. Norm attended college at the University of Colorado, followed by two years of military service and graduation from Stanford in […]

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Bernard Edward Fipp ’62 attended SCU and graduated from Oregon. He completed six months of active duty in the Coast Guard, goofed off for 18 months, and then applied for Naval Air. He left for Pensacola, Florida, was commissioned, and went through flight training. He flew A4 Skyhawk jets as a carrier pilot over Vietnam in […]

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Lane Monske ’62 was born on June 20, 1940, in Grafton, Ohio. Soon after his birth, Lane moved to the San Fernando Valley in California, where he lived until graduation from high school in 1958. After graduating from SCU, he began studies at St. Louis University School of Dentistry under the U.S. Air Force delayed-activation program. […]

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Edward Remi Middendorf ’62 was born May 7, 1939, in Salt Lake City, the son of Roger and Marie Middendorf. A stellar student, Ed graduated from Judge Memorial High School in 1958 with a diploma, a strong work ethic, and a much-loved ’55 Chevy coupe he bought with proceeds from the many jobs he held […]

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Born and raised in Salinas, John “Butch” Massa ’62 attended Palma High School and later graduated from SCU with a B.S. in business. He passionately dedicated his life to his family and farming in the Salinas Valley. Butch was well known as an active member of Salinas Valley agriculture and owned a variety of farming businesses […]

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David Prince Freitas ’62 was a fifth-generation Californian. His great-grandmother was born, as census records report, “on the plains en route to California” in 1849. His family moved to Marin County in 1880 when his grandfather, Manuel T. Freitas, started the Bank of San Rafael (later Wells Fargo). The family also owned five ranches in […]

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John Nolan Hedberg ’62 was born in Los Angeles, the middle child of five children. He attended Notre Dame grade school and graduated from Loyola High School, Class of 1958. After high school, he attended SCU, where he served as class secretary and social chair graduating. A big believer in education, John returned to Santa Clara […]

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Roy Francis Schoepf II ’62 devoted his life to God through his Catholic faith, his family, and his community. A retired U.S. Coast Guard commander who oversaw sales for Hyster Corp., he and wife Diane traveled the country in their 40-foot motor home for nearly a decade. Roy died on Aug. 17, 2017, and is […]

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Samuel Palmer Eastman III ’62, 76, passed away peacefully on September 24, following a brief illness. Born in Woodside CA, he attended Bellarmine High School and later graduated from Santa Clara University. Sam was well known for his extraordinary work ethic as the owner of Monterey County Petroleum. There wasn’t a hand he wouldn’t shake, a […]

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San Luis Obispo lost an icon when Gregory Morris ’62 died on Feb. 8, 2016, at his home in Avila Beach. Greg was born in August 1940 in San Francisco to Harry and Anne Morris. In 1948, Harry, Anne, and their two sons, Greg and Michael, moved to San Luis Obispo. Greg attended Old Mission […]

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Ronald D. Clancey ’62, MBA ’66, 86, of Duluth passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Ron was born on June 12, 1928 at Weber Hospital in West Duluth. He attended St. James and Denfeld, where he graduated in 1946. He later attended Santa Clara University in California, graduating with a master’s degree. […]

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Edward Louis Muckerman ’62, 72, passed away peacefully surrounded by family at home in San Francisco on Feb. 22, 2014. Born July 19, 1941 to Raymond Muckerman and Barbara Koller in St. Louis, Mo. Eventually The Muckerman family moved to Phoenix, Az. Eldest of 10 brothers and sisters, Ed was the first to graduate from Brophy […]

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Thomas Rudolf Ross ’62 was born on November 17, 1940 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Lillian Mae Stindt and Edward Martin Ross. He died Feb. 21, 2014. He grew up in Minnesota the second of three sons. In high school, he was a star basketball player, and after his family moved to California in 1957, […]

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