1963

Paul Hamilton ’63 studied economics from Santa Clara University and later earned his law degree from UC Berkeley in 1966. He went on to practice law in both Nevada and California. Paul died Dec. 4, 2023, and is survived by family, including daughter Elizabeth Hamilton ’92, nephew Tom Hamilton MBA ’94, older sister Katherine Hamilton M.A. […]

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1963

Peter Carcione ’63 had produce in his blood. His father was Joe Carcione, a television and media personality known as the “Green Grocer,”and his grandfather was Pete Carcione of Scatena Galli Produce Company. After serving in the Coast Guard, Pete started his own wholesale produce company in South San Francisco in 1969, Carmine’s Fresh Produce, […]

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1963

A man of unwavering commitment to community service, Loren Harper ’63 made profoundly impactful contributions. Under his guidance, the Rotary District 5170 Sister Families Program successfully provided over 1,200 children in Brazil and the Philippines with loving, permanent homes. His continuous service to his alma mater earned him the Santa Clara University Alumni Association Ignatian […]

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1963

A man of deep faith, Robert Walker ’63 looked back fondly on his days as an acolyte and was proud to be educated in the Jesuit tradition. Bob also proudly served his country as a U.S. Marine Corps reservist and achieved the rank of staff sergeant. He later found a passion in banking and over […]

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1963

Gary Borrelli MBA, a devoted father and loving grandfather, died Feb. 5, 2023. Gary spent 35 years with Southern Pacific Railroad working in their San Francisco office at One Embarcadero. Gary met Linda in Oakland and they shared the next 58 years. They traveled the world in retirement and enjoyed spending quality time in the […]

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1963

Eugene Corman ’61 MBA ’63 first found his life’s calling after his mentor and friend John Pagani gave him an opportunity to teach at SCU. Throughout his career, he served on department, college, and university committees, and taught continuing professional education courses for the California Society of Certified Public Accountants. In his retirement, Gene took […]

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1963

Stephen Kent ’63 discovered his love for journalism at SCU, where he made friends among the Machiavellian Society and served as the assistant editor of the newspaper. In 51 years in journalism, Steve covered big stories, including the D.B. Cooper hijacking and Spiro Agnew’s resignation. He would return home from the Catholic Press Association awards with trophies […]

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1963

After graduation, varsity basketball captain Joseph Meagher ’63 stuck around campus to coach the first year team before enlisting in the Navy and serving as player-coach of the Navy Sub-Pac. While stationed at Pearl Harbor, Joe met Karen Lavin on a blind date; the two were married for 55 years. Joe’s coaching career took him […]

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1963

Daniel Robitaille ’63  died July 22, 2022 at the age of 80. Those who knew him, know that he loved spending time with his family, traveling abroad, and wearing his signature Hawaiian shirts. A life-long educator, Dan devoted 30 years to teaching math and English, as well as coaching football and basketball, at Adrian Wilcox […]

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1963

Peter Kimball ’63 was known for his fighting spirit, his resilience, mischievous with his family, and grit, serving in the army for two years, and then serving in the reserves for over 10 years. Peter had a prominent banking career and retired at the age of 60 in 1995. In his free time, he enjoyed […]

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1963

There was nothing Ansel Paul Mello ’63 loved more than helping others. Lovingly known as “The Good Doctor,” Ansel considered patients and colleagues alike as friends and Saint Agnes Hospital was his second home. He spent countless hours there making his rounds and caring for those he called his “people.” His door was also always […]

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1963

A family man through and through, Dion Dominic Campisi ’63 loved working alongside his brothers Richard Campisi ’57 and Jon Campisi Sr. ’63. Proud sons of Salvadore V. Campisi ’27, together, they owned, developed and managed many properties together, including Campisi Ranch, which ships out its crops locally and around the world. As a talented pediatric […]

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1963

When Robert B. Benton ’63 MBA ’65 discovered he was too tall to fit in the cockpit of a fighter jet, he did the next best thing and sold aircraft for Northrop Aviation. He did fly and own several small planes though. Robert also believed dogs were pure positive energy, and loved a good pun. When not […]

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Robert Benton
1963

After graduation, Edwin Francis Hendricks ’63 served as a military police officer. Afterward his service he worked as a trial lawyer. Ed was an amazing attorney but an even better husband, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. Ed died on Nov. 28, 2021.

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1963

Growing up with 11 siblings, John Gerhardt J.D. ’63 always had a lot of family and love to give. He and his wife, Sandra, loved traveling to Hawaii, and visiting their children and grandchildren for weekly dinners, sporting events, and costume parties. A devout Catholic, John believed in giving service to all by volunteering at […]

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1963

John “Jack” Ranahan ’63 died at age 80 on June 24, 2021. He is survived by his extended family. John earned his bachelor’s in accounting from Santa Clara University in 1963. John taught computer science at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and was a proud member of the San Bruno Community and […]

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1963

For 45 years, Dr. John Patrick Sauer ’63 cared for the children of Yellowstone County, Montana. In 1973, he joined the Billings Clinic and remained there for his entire medical career. He was most proud of helping establish a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit alongside his wife Terry, a neonatal nurse. Dr. Sauer was also involved […]

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1963

In 1961, Lawrence A. Specchierla ’63  protested against the school enrolling women and becoming coed. By 1963, Larry had fallen in love with, proposed to, and married one of those pioneering women coeds, Maureen. Their shared experiences at Santa Clara University formed the foundation of a lifetime of love and commitment to service. He had […]

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1963

Friends and family would often remark that Jeremiah R. Scott, Jr. (“Jerry”) JD ’63 “never met a stranger.” Jerry was born in Fortuna, Calif., on September 18, 1936, the son of Faye Townsend Scott and Jeremiah Scott, Sr., then Fortuna Police Judge and City Attorney. The family moved to Eureka, Calif., when Jeremiah was elected […]

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1963

Henry Paul Hensley ’63 graduated from SCU with a bachelor’s in civil engineering. He worked as a civil engineer for Caltrans, District 4, for 41 years. During that time, he worked with E. Jackson (Jack) Going Jr. ’49 on the Alameda reroute. Paul retired with the title of chief deputy district director. He enjoyed his […]

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