1966

In his 1952 McGill University yearbook, Dr. Harold Don Allen M.S. ’66 wrote, “The secret of success is constancy of purpose,” forecasting a lifelong commitment to teaching and inspiring others. Indeed, he taught generations of math students and future teachers, instilling a sense of wonder in bright young people about the beauty of numbers and […]

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Dr. Harold Don Allen M.S. ’66
1966

While living in New York in the 1980s and 90s, Ann Frick Vernon ’66 worked tirelessly for the Broome County Nuclear Weapons Reduction Campaign. An ardent environmentalist, Ann loved exploring national parks, particularly the rugged landscapes of Utah and Colorado. Born in Palo Alto to Sara June and Charles Frick, an aerospace engineer who would […]

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Anne Vernon
1966

After 12 years with the District Attorney’s Office, Edwin B. Pearce, II JD ’66 was elected as a Superior Court Judge. Voters re-elected him twice, and Pearce served on the bench until his retirement in 2001. Outside of the courtroom, Pearce was a runner and golfer. He died March 1, 2020, and is survived by […]

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1966

John Deis ’66 spent time at SCU completing unfinished business—getting the degree he had not completed years before at the University of Portland. It was in Portland that he met, fell for, and married Phyllis. The couple raised seven children. Deis died Feb. 29, 2020 in Rocklin, CA.

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1966

Rosemary Mealey ’66 was in the first class to include women into the mainstream college. She was a beloved kindergarten teacher for over 30 years, as well as a mother, a sister, a partner, and a friend. Rosemary died Feb. 15, 2020. She is survived by her husband David Mealey ’66 and son Dave Mealey […]

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1966

Rodney D. Palmborg ’66 was born in Connecticut, November 22, 1939, Rod passed away very unexpectedly with a massive Brain Hemorrhage on December 28th. Rod had an Aortic Valve Replacement procedure that had promised to give him years to live. The procedure went awry during the surgery when Rod awakened mid-surgery. Immediately after the procedure, […]

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1966

John Rinset ’66 was enrolled in the ROTC program and commissioned a second lieutenant. He married Linda in 1968 in Vietnam. Upon returning home, he attended both the University of Iowa and Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where he received his master’s degree in health care administration, in which he held a 35-year career. […]

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1966

Vincent J. Briare ’66 spent most of his early life in San Francisco. He attended St. Ignatius High School where he became one of the region’s top football players. He continued his football career at the University of San Francisco while earning a B.A. in education. He received a master’s degree at SCU in counseling. […]

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1966

John Timothy McArdle ’66 worked as an administrative law judge at California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board for over 32 years. When Tim wasn’t traveling, you could find him at home avidly reading, watching a Dodger or Lakers game, cooking, or just spending time with his family and friends. At age 75, he passed away peacefully […]

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1966

Born in Montclair, New Jersey, Anne Catalane ’66 was the daughter of the late Jack and Lillian Catalane and the leader of the pack of six girls, the late Carole Catalane Farrell (William), Patricia Catalane Dane (Peter), Nancy Jeanne Catalane and survived by Mary Grace Catalane (the late Mark Patton), and Catherine Catalane Bury (Chris […]

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1966

Jack Allen Penfield MBA ’66 was born in Glendale, California, the son of the late Nadine and George Penfield. A graduate of UC Berkeley, class of 1953, Jack’s varied career included publishing, real estate, and finance, which took him from California to Raleigh, North Carolina, to Stamford, Connecticut. A resident of Stamford since 1970, Jack was […]

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1966

John (Jack) Leslie Hillis ’66 was born in Hollywood and graduated from McClatchy High School in Sacramento and SCU, the latter class of which has continued to be a very close group who truly love each other and never miss an excuse to get together. Jack was “the king of the one-liners” and always had […]

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1966

After graduating from high school in Webb City, Missouri, Robert H. Carlstead M.S. ’66 attended the University of Missouri and received a B.S. in business administration in 1952. While at Mizzou, he enrolled in the NROTC and served in the Navy for four years as a first lieutenant. He passed away on April 28, 2019. […]

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1966

Fredrick “Fred” Tollini, S.J., M.Div. ’66 was born on 27 Sept. 27, 1934, and reared in San Francisco. At the age of 18 he entered the Jesuit Novitiate in Los Gatos. Ordination to the priesthood followed on June 4, 1965. After receiving a Ph.D. in theatre arts from Yale University, he moved to SCU in […]

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Scu, Fred Tollini, Sj, Retirement Reception
1966

Jim Sikora ’66 passed away peacefully on Sept. 25, 2018, with his wife, Marie Sikora ’68, at his side. He is survived by brother John Sikora of Placerville, California, and nephew Michael Hernandez of Sacramento.

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1966

George Drazic M.S. ’66 was born on March 31, 1927, in Steubenville, Ohio, a first-generation American and oldest son of ethnic Serbian, Pre-WWI immigrants from Austria-Hungary, the late Sava Samuel Drazich and Stana (Bruich) Drazich. George was raised in downtown Steubenville just outside of the Weirton and Wheeling Steel Company gates. On High Street, he […]

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1966

Richard Scott Burriss J.D. ’66 was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Valentine’s Day in 1940—and spread love from that day on. He spent his early years in Los Alamos, New Mexico, later graduating from Towson High. After receiving a B.S. from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, he earned his law degree while simultaneously […]

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1966

Basil Iwashyna MBA ’66 was born in 1939 in the small farming village of Bakumivka in Poltavs’ka Oblast, Ukraine. During World War II, his family was taken to Germany as “Ostarbeiter.” His father was forced to work on the railroad and his mother in a military laundry. After the fall of Germany, he lived with his […]

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1966

Marguerite Ott ’66 was a pioneer for women in math and computer sciences. She was a National Merit Scholar and part of the first freshman class of woman ever accepted to Santa Clara University. She retired from Cisco Systems as a computer programmer and volunteered her time for decades at St Gregory’s in San Mateo […]

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1966

Larreau James “Woody” Woodland MBA ’66 was born on July 21, 1931, at Richmond, Utah, to Ephriam James and Bertha Hansen Woodland. The family moved to Ucon, Idaho, when Larreau was 8 years old. He spent many summers working in the fields and herding sheep in the surrounding area to help his family. Larreau attended […]

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