1985

Joseph McMahon ’85 was a cherished husband, brother, uncle, colleague, and friend who brought happiness to all he met throughout his 60 years. Joe had a love for sailing and enjoyed sailboat racing. His summer trips to Ireland also fueled a lifelong love of travel and adventure. Joe found work in the telecom industry and […]

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1985

Joe Allanson ’85 delivered the commencement address to the graduating class of University of San Francisco School of Management in December 2023. Joe spoke to the graduates about the importance of bringing your true and authentic self to the workplace each and every day, and said in order to change the world, their differences combined […]

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1985

John James Cummings ’85, an April Fools Day baby, died Aug. 29, 2023. John was a successful business owner as a financial advisor for his Albuquerque community for more than 30 years. Loyal, thoughtful, and generous, John knew how to foster meaningful and lasting relationships. In his presence, you always felt seen, heard, understood. He […]

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1985

Paul Malone ’85 was kind hearted, friendly, unflappably cool, and a bit of a prankster. He went on to become a Navy lieutenant and distinguished himself by building a strong reputation in the fleet as “a good stick.” He was twice decorated for individual combat action, awarded the Navy Commendation, and individual action Air Medal, […]

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1985

John McPhee ’85 has been appointed CEO of Chilewich. The New York City-based company focuses on designing products for residential and commercial spaces around the world. In addition to assuming day-to-day leadership of the company, McPhee has joined the Chilewich board of directors.

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1985

Growing up in Almaden Valley, Kathleen “Kate” Lepow ’85, MBA ’96 loved spending summers at the family cabin in Twin Creeks. Her ambition led to great success throughout her professional career and she was a highly sought after talent. Kate travelled the world extensively and was always willing to share both informative and hilarious stories brought […]

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1985

Santa Clara City reserve police officer Edward Karl ’85 shared the inspiration for his service—officers he met in high school—in a recruitment campaign for the department.

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Virginia “Ginny” Gennaro Farley ’85 J.D. ’88 has lived in Bakersfield since 1988. She has been the City Attorney there since 2004. She frequents the Bay Area to visit her son Patrick Farley ’16.  

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1985

After completing a second tenure as the presidentially appointed, Senate-confirmed United States Attorney for the Eastern District of California, McGregor Scott ’85 joined the law firm of King & Spalding LLP as a partner in the Sacramento office. His practice will focus on white collar criminal defense and internal investigations. McGregor served as the United […]

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1985

Todd (1985) and Maureen (1985), founders of Cornerstone Structural Engineering Group, Inc. in 2004 with offices in Fresno and San Francisco, have divested all of their shares in Cornerstone as of January 2021 and are enjoying life “semi-retired”. Todd and Maureen continue to work part-time with the firm, Todd as Chairman and Maureen as CFO. […]

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Damien Palermo ’85 retired from the Mountain View Police Department as a Reserve Sergeant with over 33 years of service. He continues to work as an engineering section manager at Raytheon Applied Signal Technology in Sunnyvale. He lives in Mountain View with his wife Cindy, where they lived for 23 years and raised three children […]

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1985

Karen Raggio-Ferriera ’85 was born in San Jose and graduated in 1980 from Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, earning her bachelor’s degree in retail marketing from SCU. During school she supported herself, working first at Carousel in Morgan Hill, then later at Bullock’s in San Jose. Following her graduation, Karen forged a very successful career […]

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1985

Thomas H. Morrin M.A. ’85 was born on Sept. 9, 1943, to Thomas H. Morrin and Frances (Von Ahn) Morrin in San Francisco. Tom graduated in 1961 from Palo Alto High School and earned a B.S. in electrical engineering in 1965 from MIT, a master’s in electrical engineering in 1968 from Seattle University, a Ph.D. […]

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1985

Clinical psychologist Meg Van Deusen ’85 has written a new book, Stressed in the U.S.: 12 Tools to Tackle Anxiety, Loneliness, Tech-Addiction, and More. Van Deusen takes a look at the cultural phenomena and events that have occurred in the United States over the past two decades and makes sense of why Americans are experiencing […]

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1985

Joseph Alvarnas ’85 is a hematologist working at the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center as the vice president of government affairs and senior medical director for employer strategy. He has also been promoted to clinical professor in the Department of Hematology/Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. He recently completed two national research trials in the treatment of […]

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1985

Noel Cook J.D. ’85 has joined the firm of Hanson Bridgett LLP as a partner. He is a member of the firm’s intellectual property practice. He concentrates on trademark and copyright enforcement, litigation, counseling, prosecution, and licensing.

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1985

Patrick Donald Coleman MBA ’85 attended Bellarmine College Preparatory, UCLA, and SCU. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Ellen; a beloved father to his son Jeffrey and daughter-in-law Amanda, and the world’s GREATEST “Pee-Paw” to his grandchildren Annabelle and Charlotte. On Aug. 13, 2019, Patrick passed away at home after a courageous battle with […]

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1985

James “Jim” Allen Reeder, S.J., ’85 was born and raised in Sacramento. The son of Mary Jo (Hargon, Reeder) Kilker and Marcus Reeder, Jim was a lifelong learner, completing his bachelor’s in religious studies. As a young adult Jim became a Roman Catholic Jesuit, leading him to live in Madrid, where he worked as an […]

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1985

Born on Jan 27, 1946, Fr. Timothy J. Shepard ’85 was a Cleveland native, counselor, spiritual director, and librarian. He served in various locations, including the Detroit area and Cleveland area, and also served as a director of novices, rector, and alumni coordinator. A Jesuit for 52 years, he passed away on Jan. 25, 2019, […]

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1985

Vicki Metsers MBA ’85 was born in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, to Marcel and Nancy Van Poucke on Nov. 7, 1957. She graduated from Vanderbilt University with a bachelor’s in electrical engineering. She obtained her master’s at SCU and enjoyed a successful career at Hewlett Packard for nearly 40 years, having been a great colleague and […]

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