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William J. Sullivan ’68, MA ’72 was a member of the original faculty of James Lick High School, where he taught many subjects and coached sports. Bill established the first team-teaching program in the Valley. Later, he joined the administration of the East Side Union High School district, retiring in 1988. He died in September […]

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1968

Ninety years to the fullest, that’s how family describes the life of John Spencer Morse MBA ’68. After graduating from Stanford, he served as an officer in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He had civilian careers in building and finance, earning his MBA while he was the head of investor relations at Memorex. […]

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1968

Chris Arthur Tarkington J.D. ’68 was born in Sacramento, raised in Oroville, California, and graduated from San Jose State University as a member of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity. Chris later went onto attend Santa Clara University School of Law and was admitted to the California Bar in 1969. Chris was a partner for many years with Russ, […]

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1968

Margaret Weekes Reynolds ’68 of Solomons, Maryland, a wife, mother, and retired executive with a Washington, D.C. learned society for over 30 years, died on September 13, 2019. She had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. Maggie attended Santa Clara University, where met her husband, Christopher J. Reynolds ’69. She is survived by him and their son, […]

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1968

George Leroy Pifer JD ’68 served during World War II as an intelligence officer and went from active duty to the reserves until 1955 when he was honorably discharged as a major. After graduating SCU, he became Deputy District Attorney for Nevada County, Calif., and opened his part-time practice. Eventually, he became a Justice Court […]

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After earning his PhD from SCU, Donald Thomas Comer ’68 a PhD taught for many years at San Jose State, Penn State, and Brigham Young University—conducting research and publishing. He started many companies both in California and in Utah, and holds more than 20 US patents.He enjoyed working on projects ranging from building cars to […]

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1968

In summer 2020,  Gerard Rose ’68, JD ’73, who lives in Chicago and in Carmel-by-the-Sea, published his eighth book, “More Adventures of Hamilton & Egbert” (Seton Publishing, 2020). His new book is the second of two children’s books. In addition, he is the author of six historical novels. Besides writing fiction, Gerard has been practicing […]

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The second book by John C. Scalia ’68, The Philosophy of Common Sense, is now available on Amazon. His first book, An LA Lawyer in Munich—My Funny Life, is also available on Amazon. Additionally, he has just recorded a lecture for attorneys titled “How to Cross-Examine a Medical Witness,” available on Esquire CLE.

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1968

Thomas Mahoney J.D. ’68 was born in 1932 to Harold and Elsie Mahoney in St. Paul, Minnesota. He was a graduate of St. Thomas College, The University of Notre Dame, and SCU. As a veteran of the Army, the Minnesota National Guard, and the Air Force Reserve, Thomas began his professional career as a civilian […]

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1968

Thomas Jeffery Armstrong ’68 (Jeff as he was known) was born in Binghamton, New York, on Dec. 14, 1946. He lived in Saratoga during his youth and attended SCU, where he met his wife, Mary Ellen. After eight years of raising a family in Los Angeles, they moved to Allendale, where they resided for 23 […]

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1968

John D. Gash Jr. M.S. ’68 was born in the Kirkwood section of Mercer County, Kentucky, to Corinne Sweeney Gash and John Dudley Gash. After his father died when John was age 4, he and his six siblings were raised by his mother with help from extended family in rural Kentucky. He graduated from Mercer […]

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1968

A fourth-generation San Francisco native and 50-year resident of San Rafael, Peter J. Gallagher ’68 was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School in San Francisco and SCU. After graduation Peter moved to San Rafael, where he became an avid runner, competing in marathon races. He worked in a number of fields from oil surveying […]

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1968

Ed Desmond ’68 has accepted a position as state laboratories administrator in Hawaii, serving as director of the state public health laboratory). He lives in Mililani, Hawaii, with his wife, Grace. Ed has three children (Niffer, Abigail, and Newman) and is about to become a grandparent for the first time.

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Suzanne Coleman ’68 was born in Ohio to Mildred K. and Thomas F. Coleman. They moved to Palos Verdes, California, where she became the eldest of four siblings: Tom, John, and Patti. Sue graduated from Marymount High School, where she enjoyed performing roles in theatrical musical productions like Oklahoma and Brigadoon. Sue completed her B.A. […]

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1968

Born in Omaha, Nebraska, Bernita Anne Joyce Lucas MBA ’68, Ph.D. ’74 attended Saint Cecilia Cathedral School and Duchesne Academy. She served with the Religious of the Sacred Heart and worked in the federal civil service. While at the Department of the Interior, she worked extensively with members of the Pine Ridge, Rosebud, and Crow […]

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1968

Linda L. Ryle ’68 was born to Tom and Holly Laubacher in Santa Barbara, California, on Sept. 27, 1946. She was raised in Oxnard, California, where she attended Santa Clara High School. She graduated from SCU, where she met her husband of 48 years, Garrett P. Ryle ’69. She spent her college summers working at […]

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Lawrence “Larry” Perrin J.D. ’68 passed away in his hometown of Riverside, California, on May 11, 2018, at age 78, peacefully surrounded by his family six months after his diagnosis of esophageal cancer. Larry is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Paula, daughters Kimberly and Kristin Perrin ’04, MA ’17 of the the Silicon […]

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1968

A resident of Foster City, Catherine Lewis Costa ’68 was born in San Francisco and grew up in Hillsborough. She attended Notre Dame Belmont High School and SCU, where she majored in Spanish. She recently retired after an honorable 38-year teaching career at St. Catherine of Siena School, the parish in which she grew up. She […]

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A longtime resident of Saratoga, Donald H. Johnson M.S. ’68 was born on Aug. 3, 1931, and raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. He graduated from Scappoose High School in 1949 and went on to obtain his B.S. in physics from the University of Portland and his M.S. in electrical engineering from SCU. Donald valiantly served in the […]

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Donald R. Lundell M.S. ’68 was born in Benjamin, Utah, and moved with his parents to Thatcher, Arizona, at the age of 2, where he was raised with his five siblings. Growing up, Don participated in Four-H Club and football. He served an LDS church mission at the age of 19 to the Minnesota/Canada mission, […]

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