1976

Richard Guggenheim JD ’76 put his law degree to work in San Jose, where he practiced for many years. He died on March 5, 2020, at the age of 70.

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1976

Patricia Badia-Johnson ’76 published Orienta…She Is the Dance, the story and writings for her mother, Orienta Badia. Orienta was born on Christmas day 1918 and juggled the demands of two cultures as a member of a family who immigrated from Italy to the United States. A dancer, Orienta used her art to support her family […]

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Published Front Cover Of Orienta...she Is The Dance
1976

The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Marin named Herb Foedisch ’76 as its new board president in October 2020. Herb has served on the board since 2008 in roles including Development Chair and Vice President.

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1976

A woman of intelligence, humor, curiosity, and determination, Kay Frauenthal Carpenter M.A. ’76 did not let numerous setbacks due to ill health keep her from adventure, twice circumnavigating the globe as well as traveling throughout France by train and bicycle. Earning a certificate in French phonetics from the Sorbonne in Paris, Kay became fluent in […]

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1976

Michael Jones ’76  died Nov. 26, 2019 and is remembered by Yvonne, wife of 42 years, four adult children; six grandchildren, and many others. Services were held in Texas

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1976

Banker. Realtor. Sports fan. Teacher. But most importantly dad and grandfather. A banking career brought Robert E. Hall, Jr. MBA ’76 to the Bay Area. He went on to found Almaden Oaks Realtors, and developed the Almaden Valley Professional Center. Hall didn’t just earn an MBA from SCU, he also taught real estate finance and […]

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1976

David M. Ford ’76 was born in San Jose to Betty and Henry Ford, the oldest of seven children. He attended St Martin’s Church and school, Blackford High School, and SCU. He graduated with an M.S. in electrical engineering and computer science and went on to work at Rolm, Sun Microsystems, and Oracle. He sang […]

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1976

Juanita R. Mendoza ’76, M.A. ’79 was born in Melvin, Texas, to Epifania Franco and Simon Reyes, affectionately known as “Mamapana” and “Papamon.” At age 6, she moved with her parents to Mexico, their home country, and was raised in the area of Torreón, Coahuila. She always took great pride in saying how much her […]

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1976

A dedicated peace activist, teacher, and counselor, Helen G. Frumin M.A. ’76 found the Women’s Strike for Peace and the Committee of Responsibility. She and husband Morris were longtime supporters of the movements for civil rights, peace, civil liberties and social justice. Also a wife and mother, Helen died at home in Newton, Massachusetts, on […]

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1976

Joseph F. Lee MBA ’76 was born in Spokane, Washington, to Joseph and Alice Lee. He attended Gonzaga Preparatory High School and went on to serve in the Navy. After leaving the Navy, Joseph attended night school and completed his B.S. degree at College of Notre Dame in Belmont as well as his MBA at […]

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1976

Lawrence Joseph Maslyn J.D. ’76 was born on March 10, 1934, in Geneva, New York, to Lawrence and Edwina Maslyn. He served as a member of the Air Force for 20 years as both an enlisted man and an officer. Some of his duties included flying first as a navigator, and then as a pilot, […]

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1976

Born on Nov. 7, 1931, Theodore Watt J.D. ’76 passed away at the age of 87 years old on Dec. 1, 2018.

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1976

Jerry Merkelo MBA ’76 was born on March 12 in Kharkov, Ukraine, and was the son of the late Alexander and Natalia Merkelo. Jerry left Ukraine as a young boy during WWII. His parents fought their way to America to give a better life to their children. Jerry had a fighting spirit and prospered in […]

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1976

Susan B. McCarthy J.D. ’76 was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Joseph and Lillian Hoffman. She attended Belmont High School and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Susan moved to California to attend SCU, where she obtained her law degree and met her husband, Joseph McCarthy J.D. ’70. Susan worked as a lawyer for legal aide, […]

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1976

Michael J. Mandala, S.J., M.Div. ’76 was born in Los Angeles on Dec. 7, 1946, the son of Samuel Mandala and Rose Criscione Mandala. He graduated from Cantwell High School, Montebello, and entered the Jesuit Novitiate at Los Gatos in 1964. After the usual course of Jesuit studies, Mike was ordained a priest at St. […]

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1976

James Pfrommer ’76 was born on July 27, 1954, to Fred and Jeanette Pfrommer in San Mateo. He attended SCU and then moved to Reno, Nevada, and began his 42-year career in accounting. Jim also earned a master’s in taxation from Golden Gate University. It was at Santa Clara that Jim met Gail. They were […]

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1976

Hubert Walter Jansen ’73, MBA ’76 was born on Oct. 1, 1951. He was a kind, sweet, dependable, wonderful human being. A hard worker, he didn’t slow down and cared about others. He had many interests, including volunteering for local art and wine festivals and serving as past president of the Sunnyvale Jaycees. He was […]

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1976

After graduating from Mills College, Sherry Teachnor J.D. ’76 was a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic in the 1970s, beginning a lifetime of serving others. She graduated from Santa Clara Law School and was awarded a Reginald Heber Smith Scholarship to represent migrant farmworkers in Michigan. She continued to pursue justice for farmworkers […]

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1976

Frank B. Schmitz J.D. ’76 was born Jan. 27, 1935, in Portland, Oregon, where he lived most of his life. He graduated from Central Catholic High School, the University of Portland (B.A.), the University of Pittsburgh (MBA) and Santa Clara University (J.D.). He was a builder in the Portland area and a U.S. Army veteran. […]

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1976

Born in Compton, California, Dorothy “June” Sythe M.A. ’76 grew up in Ely, Nevada, and returned to the Los Angeles area in the 1940s, where she worked for Bank of America and Lockheed. During this time she enjoyed dancing to the music of Glenn Miller and other big bands at the Palladium. After the war, […]

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