1972

Charles F. Edgemon J.D. ’72 was born in Spokane, Washington, where he lived and loved airplanes, eventually earning a student pilot licence. Chuck joined the Air Force in 1954, moved to California, and a year later obtained his private pilot’s license. In four years, he became a staff sergeant and was selected by his commanding […]

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1972

An Eagle Scout, a railroad man, and an engineer with Lockheed, Larry Helmandollar MS ’72 followed education to the skies. He also parented three children and retired at Lake Oswego, Ore., where he golfed, gardened, and pursued his love nature photography and his church. He died June 6, 3030.

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1972

Longtime feminist activist Lynne Yates-Carter ’72, JD ’76 practiced family law for more than 40 years, abiding by the motto from storied community organizer Mother Jones, “Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living.” Born in Oakland, Calif., and adopted by Charles Merton Yates and Berenice Yates at birth, Lynne and her […]

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First as a pharmaceutical chemist and later as a marketer, Robert L. Dehn MBA MBA ’72, spent his career at Stanford Research Institute, which later became SRI International. It was also at SRI that he met his wife of 52 years, Fran McGroary. He served on the Menlo Park Library Commission for 11 years, as commissioner and later […]

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1972

Jefferson Davis Montgomery Jr. MBA ’72 was born on June 23, 1928, in Frenchtown, Arkansas, to Clarcie Opal Williams Montgomery and Jefferson Davis Montgomery. Jeff graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology and SCU. A global traveler, he was active in his community as a member of the Congregational Church of Belmont, the Democratic Party, […]

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1972

The third of six children, Tom De Coursey ’72 was born to Maggie and Bill De Coursey on July 9, 1950, in Redlands, California. Raised in a deeply rooted Irish Catholic home, his education—both academic and moral—included graduating from Holy Family Elementary, Servite High, and SCU. He completed his MBA at CSU Long Beach, and for over 40 years worked as a managerial accountant in the aerospace industry. […]

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1972

Laurence E. Peterson J.D. ’72 was born to Elgin and Dorene Layne Peterson in the farming community of Stirling, Alberta. The youngest of five, he was raised by parents who taught him how to work, love, and serve his family, community, and faith—to his last breath. In his youth he earned his pilot’s license while […]

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1972

The Computer History Museum recorded the oral history of Bill Carrico ’72. During his career, Carrio co-founded seven networking companies in Silicon Valley and is widely respected for his business insight and innovation.

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Bruce Labadie ’72 has been honored with the Cornerstone of the Arts Award by the city of San Jose for being known as San Jose’s “Music Man.” Labadie is responsible for developing the Paul Masson winery into a concert venue—within two years the Mountain Winery was hosting 150 annual shows. He also helped launch the […]

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1972

Michael J. Kennedy ’72 is a retired public health educator and high school science teacher. He is married and lives in Monterey.

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Kay Smith Lewis M.S. ’72 was born on Nov. 12, 1933, in Hutchinson to John and Ruth Luannah (Smith) Lewis. Kay was a 1951 graduate of Hutchinson High School, 1955 graduate of Hutchinson Community College, received a B.A. from Emporia State University, a B.S. from University of Washington, and a master’s from SCU. He was […]

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1972

Frederick Randall Remer J.D. ’72 was born on Nov. 25, 1942, in Portland, Oregon, and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area with his mother and two younger brothers when he was age 5. A product of the 1960s counterculture, Fred came of age in the Haight Ashbury to a soundtrack of Pink Floyd and The […]

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1972

James Mark Atlas ’72, J.D. ’75 was born to June (Stein) and Charles Atlas in San Jose. He was an alumnus of Archbishop Mitty High School’s first graduating class in 1968 before moving on to SCU. Dutiful, Mark was commissioned into the Army Reserves and attained the rank of captain. In 1975, he was sent […]

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Born Alice Harker in Santa Cruz and raised in San José, Alice Mitchell M.S. ’72 earned a degree in mathematics from San José State in 1946. She taught math at San José State, San José City College, West Valley College, and the Campbell Union High School District, where she taught for 29 years and served […]

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1972

Michael Stewart ’72 retired from being the founder and president of Long River health care.

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1972

Grace Marie (Lindberg) Hammar M.A. ’72 was born in Isanti County, Minnesota, on May 3, 1928, to Clarence and Agnes Lindberg. After graduating Cambridge High School, Grace achieved a B.S.in religious education from Northwestern College in 1954. She accepted her first teaching position in Mountain Lake, Minnesota, at Mountain Lake Bible School in September 1954. […]

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1972

Keep It Short and Simple, or KISS, was a favorite acronym of Kazunobu Robert “Bob” Higaki MBA ’72. Born on April 9, 1929, in San Francisco, Bob enjoyed a long career in aerospace, first at North American Aviation, then at Lockheed Missile and Space in Sunnyvale. He graduated from UC Berkeley (Go Bears) but resided […]

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Born on Aug. 24, 1943, in Oswego, New York, James “Jim” Wilson J.D. ’72 was the son of the late Horace (Jack) Wilson and Helen (LaPlant) Wilson. Jim spent his childhood in Minetto, New York, where he loved the outdoors as well as swimming, boating, and fishing in the Oswego River; playing golf, baseball, and ice […]

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Howard M. May J.D. ’72 was born in Los Angeles, California, the only child of Julius and Marie May. He grew up in Pacific Palisades and graduated from UCLA with a degree in political science in 1967. He then moved to Honduras, where he learned Spanish and served in the Peace Corps, an experience which would influence […]

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Verdun Lee “Duke” Place MBA ’72 was born in Bellingham, Washington, in 1938 and grew up in Glacier, Washington. He graduated from Mt. Baker High School in 1956. His first job was greasing his dad’s logging trucks for $.25 per hour. During his high school years, he worked in the family business, Northwest Cycle, and […]

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