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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1963

Bert D. Millen J.D. ’63 was born on June 11, 1930, in Coalinga, California, to Harry and Florence Millen. He grew up surrounded by loving uncles, aunts, and cousins in Santa Margarita and graduated in 1948 from San Luis Obispo High School, where he played on the Tigers football squad. He served with the Air […]

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1963

James Brigham ’63 passed away on Dec. 4, 2019, following complications related to a torn aorta and a large stroke. He is survived by his wife, Genevieve, whom he married while at SCU, daughter Julie Cates (Dennis Cates), son Timothy Brigham (partner Kim Boda), sister Patricia, brother Dan, niece Maggie Martel (Ed DeHarde), grandchildren Justin, […]

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1963

Whitney “Whit” Hansen MBA ’63 was born in Seattle on Nov. 6, 1930, to Willard Milton Hansen and Marjorie Whitney Hansen. Whit grew up on Hunts Point in Bellevue, where he learned to love everything about being on the water: boating, camping, swimming, water skiing, and fishing. He graduated from Bellevue High School in 1948, […]

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1963

Peter Metz ’63 is enjoying living in the wonderful retirement community of North Hill in Needham, Massachusetts, about 12 miles from the center of Boston. He is active in his parish, Our Lady Help of Christians in Newton, and is especially involved with the justice and peace committee. He’s also committed as much time as […]

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1963

From Manton, California, Samuel T. Boone J.D. ’63 passed away at Windsor Redding Care Center on Jan. 26, 2019. He was 86 years old.

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1963

Michael J. Buckley, S.J. was born on Oct. 12, 1931, into a large family. His father was an Army colonel and the family moved often. After graduating from high school, including a stint at Yokohama High School in Japan, he entered the Society of Jesus in August 1949. He served as a Jesuit scholastic at […]

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1963

Henry Paul Hensley ’63 graduated from SCU with a B.S. in civil engineering. After graduation, he worked for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)—with one pause in the 1970s when he was laid off due to budget cuts—and retired from District 4 after his tenure as deputy district director. Before being promoted to management at […]

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1963

A third-generation native Californian, William T. Hart MBA ’63 was born in Oakland at the beginning of the Great Depression. He was proud of graduating from Fremont High School in Oakland, UC Berkeley, and Santa Clara University. His employers included Lockheed, Ampex, Xerox, Memorex, and Apple Computer, where he worked with Steve Jobs. (Although he […]

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1963

Daniel J. Fitzgerald ’63 passed away January 19, 2010 in Spokane, Washington. He was born March 3, 1942 in San Francisco, Calif., the son of Jack and Helen (O’Neill) Fitzgerald. Dan’s larger than life personality was reflected in his passion for life, and in the kindness, generosity and love he showed to all those he […]

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1963

Michael M. McGonigle ’63 was born on Sept. 8, 1941, to Patrick McGonigle and Irene Niemeier. He spent much of his childhood in Pueblo, Colorado, until his family moved to Prescott, Arizona, where he graduated high school from St. Patrick’s Academy in 1959. He attended SCUand majored in physics, later joining the first class of […]

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1963

Albert Penna ’63 was born on July 26, 1937, in Palo Alto. He graduated from Serra High School of San Mateo before serving a two-year enlistment in the Army. He earned a business degree from SCU, and after working for 12 years for GSA in San Francisco, he resigned and opened Paradise Sporting Goods in […]

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1963

Robert “Bob” Di Donato ’63 was the beloved husband of Susan (Nee Aldrich) for 50 years, loving dad of Julie (Frank) Gullo and Bob Di Donato, and proud grandpa of Christopher, Joshua, Drew, and Elli. Robert worked for MPS for over 30 years, beginning his career as a teacher and retiring as an administrator. He […]

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1963

Ernest “The Faz” Joseph Fazio ’63 was born and raised in San Leandro, the son of Angelina and Ernie Fazio Sr. He was known for his many athletic accomplishments and was inducted into the Saint Elizabeth High School Hall of Fame in 2014. After high school, Ernie received a scholarship to play baseball for SCU, […]

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1963

Patrick Penick M.A. ’63 lived his life to good purpose as a selfless and devoted husband, father, and community member. He was born in 1936 to Ann and James Penick, the second of five sons. His father was a career Navy man. Pat attended five high schools, where his passion was playing football. In addition […]

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1963

William Kiley Stolz, S.J., MST ’63 was born in Chicago, Illinois, on Feb. 10, 1932. After moving to California and graduating from East Bakersfield High School, he entered the Jesuit novitiate at Los Gatos in 1949. His studies took him to Gonzaga University (B.A., Philosophy, 1956), Santa Clara University (MST, Theology, 1963), the University of California, Berkeley […]

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1963

Marty Sammon ’56, MBA ’63 was born in Steubenville, Ohio, on May 30, 1934, to Martin and Catherine. His family moved to California and settled in Newark. He graduated from Washington High School and Santa Clara University, later earning his MBA from SCU. He met the love of his life while attending a mixer at […]

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