1970

Daniel Hector Asturias ’70, JD ’74 entered the Jesuits at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos after graduating from Saint Francis High School in 1964. When he came to SCU, he met Phyllis Asturias Ph.D. ’67—a relationship that soon caught the attention of his Jesuit superiors. He left the order in 1968. In 1970, he and […]

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Unfailingly kind, selfless and genuinely gracious, Ann Maureen (McNiece) Karbousky ’70 passed unexpectedly on March 20, 2020, near her treasured garden. Born 1948 in Tacoma, and raised in Santa Barbara, she leaves three beloved sons, Kevin, Daniel and Jeff, grateful husband Alan, two precious grandchildren Deirdre and Paddy, sister Dawn Dowd and brother Michael McNiece.

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On Sunday, April 5, 2020 our beloved father, grandfather, and brother, Eugene (Gene) Reames ’70,  passed away at age 71. Gene loved Santa Clara University. His daughter, Heather Reames Kiffe, also attended, continuing a family tradition and devotion for this wonderful university. He grew up in Montebello, CA and graduated from Cantwell High School in […]

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A lifelong fan of the Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Buckeyes, the greatest loves of Ralph E. Boyce MBA ’70 were his wife of 72 years, Florence Ellen Boyce (Wardwell), and family. Born in Point Pleasant, Ohio, his was a long life, well lived. At age 92, he passed peacefully at home in Stockton on […]

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The second of four children, Allen L. Evans M.S. ’70 was born in Santa Maria and raised in Guadalupe, California, where he was an active member of 4-H club during his youth. After graduating from Santa Maria High School, he attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. An avid music lover and clarinetist, Allen lettered […]

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Helene Frakes ’70 and Randall Frakes ’69 celebrated  their 50th wedding anniversary on June 15, 2019. They were the first couple to be married in the Mission Church after a hiatus of 32 years—Helene had just finished her junior year and Randy his senior. They first met thanks to campus radio station KSCU, and their […]

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Robert Raymond Benz ’70 was born on Nov. 30, 1936, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of the late Raymond William Benz and Elma Lewis Benz. After serving in the Army he went on to graduate from SCU. Bob owned Benz Microscope Optics for many years, retiring in 1992. He enjoyed golf, coin collecting, and […]

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1970

Larry A. Ramsey J.D. ’70 passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Nov. 29, 2018. He is survived by his wife, Minerva; his daughter, Linda Ramsey Lakew; his son, Scott Ramsey; and four grandchildren.

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A proud fourth-generation native of San Francisco, Bishop Robert Francis Christian Jr. ’70 was born on Dec. 2, 1948, at St. Mary’s Hospital, the first of seven children of Robert Francis Christian and Gloria Peggs Christian, both of whom predeceased him. He attended St. Brendan and St. Vincent de Paul Grammar Schools, followed by St. […]

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Martin “Marty” Lawrence Landsdorf MBA ’70 died on May 12, 2016, in Danville at the age of 78. He is survived by his daughter, Dana Stone, his son, Adam Landsdorf and his wife Poroshat, and four grandchildren: Jack, Ned, Darius, and Sasha. Marty is also survived by his partner, Jean. He was preceded in death […]

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Nancy Marie Mazza ’70 was a proud third-generation Irish-Italian San Franciscan. Born on Sept. 15, 1948, she attended St. Cecilia’s elementary, St. Rose Academy, and SCU, was a zealous Giants fan, a successful real estate broker, and a businesswoman for more than 40 years who had a wide circle of friends, colleagues, and family. She […]

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The joyful, creative and loving life of Mary Adele McGill of Irving, Texas, ended on April 26. 2019 from complications of Alzheimer’s. She died peacefully at home with her husband, Jim, by her side. She was 71. Mary was born to John and Helen McEntee on March 2, 1948 in Salt Lake City, Utah. She […]

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“When someone we love passes away, the memories from all the moments of their life come forward. So it is with my brother, Jack Grissom ’70. Memories of him as a little boy and as a teen, helping me through the window coming home late from dates. Memories of so many thoughtful gifts, big and […]

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Paul F. Capitolo, S.J., M.Div ’70 was born in the small mining town of Price, Utah, on Feb. 6, 1935. His family relocated to San Francisco, and Paul graduated from St. Ignatius High School in 1953 and the University of San Francisco in 1957 before entering the Jesuit Novitiate at Los Gatos. After studies at […]

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Bert V. Cronin Jr. ’70 was born to Bert Sr. and Peggy Cronin on Jan. 25, 1948, at Everett General Hospital. Bert attended both Immaculate Conception and Perpetual Help Catholic schools and spent his youth in Everett, Washington, playing sports, serving as an altar boy, and helping his father in the lumber yard. In 1966, […]

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Liz (Ebinger) Smith-Chavez ’70 received her J.D. from the University of San Diego in 1978. After 40 years of practicing law in San Diego, she just retired to New Mexico, the “Land of Enchantment.” She is getting used to the altitude, heat in the summer, and cold in the winter. Smith-Chavez stays busy updating her books on […]

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Richard Hull M.S. ’70 was born on Sept. 28, 1933, in Oxnard, California, and very proud to be a fourth-generation native of California. He was the son of Richard Harry Hull and Lorine Staples. Richard had a traumatic childhood, losing his mother when he was only 10 years old. He grew up without many friends, […]

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Paul B. Kemp J.D. ’70 was born on Sept. 3, 1945, in San Francisco and graduated from San Jose State University and SCU Law. He was a successful trial attorney for over 48 years. Paul enjoyed travelling, skiing, local sport teams, and concerts, in addition to a passion for wine, eventually creating the Loma Prieta […]

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David Ford ’70 was born in Oklahoma, the third of three children, to Will and Julia Ford, and was raised in Alabama and California. David was the grandson of longtime Oklahoma residents Frank and Josephine Kilpatrick and William and Maude Ford. He attended SCU and participated in the study abroad program to Rome. He graduated […]

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Steven Charles Sziebert ’70 was born in Nemetboly, Hungary, on Sept. 3, 1949, and started school in Hungary—his mother put August 34 on his school record so he could start first grade early. Steve was 7 during the Hungarian Revolution. He escaped Hungary with his family by walking across the border into Yugoslavia. They became […]

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