1997

On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Rita Ann Elliott ’97 passed away gently at the age of 88. Rita was born on November 23, 1930, to Frank and Lillian Piraino, in Philadelphia, PA. Rita was preceded in death by her father, Frank, her mother, Lillian, her brother, Jack Piraino, sister, Dolores Canty, brother, Bob Piraino, and […]

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1997

Russell Dahl ’97 is the CEO and founder of Neurodon Corp. Neurodon received a $2M grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging to advance their disease-modifying small molecules that could help patients with Alzheimer’s disease.

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1997

Jason Tarver ’97 will be the Cleveland Brown’s new linebacker coach. Prior to the switch, he worked as the Vanderbilt defensive coordinator from 2018 to 2019, linebacker coach for the San Francisco 49ers from 2015 to 2017, and defensive coordinator for the Oakland Raiders from 2012 to 2014.

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1997

Goutham Narla ’97 presented on the role that genetics play in a person’s overall disease risk, the personal risk for disease based on family history, and when it’s recommended to undergo genetic testing and see a genetic counselor at the 2019 Elsa U. Pardee Memorial Cancer Lecture. Narla is chief of the division of genetic […]

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1997

Jason Sedlock ’97 played basketball at SCU from 1992 to 1997, joining the Broncos in three NCAA tournaments and four WCC championships. He was inducted into the Santa Clara Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017, alongside his 1995–96 teammates. He played in 121 games and roomed with Steve Nash ’96 during his tenure. After SCU […]

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1997

Paul Terry J.D. ’97 is helping the Cedar Band of Paiute secure contracts with national brands like Whole Foods and the National Museum of the American Indian. He has been president and CEO of Cedar Band Corporation (CBC) for the past five years. Terry manages general corporate affairs and governance; executive, administrative, and operational management; […]

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1997

Maria Angelisa Lacorte ’97 married Collin Jensen Lee at Mission Santa Clara on July 6, 2019. Rev. Msgr. Wilfredo Marique from St. John the Baptist in Milpitas and Deacon Dan Hudec from St. Frances X. Cabrini in Yucaipa, California, presided. Sister Rosemary Everett, formerly of Campus Ministry, was one of the lectors. Also present were […]

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Michael L. Gencarella J.D. ’97 has been awarded Santa Clara Law’s Edwin J. Owens Lawyer of the Year Award. With over 20-plus years of legal experience, he provides counsel on all aspects of intellectual property (IP) protection with an emphasis on patent prosecution.

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1997

Rob McNamara ’97 serves as a vice president of Tiger Woods’ TGR Ventures. He is the pro golfer’s most trusted confidant, and can be seen alongside Woods at most tournaments, having known him since their junior-golf days in Southern California.

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1997

Erlinda Galinato Banzon M.A. ’77 was born in Binalonan, Pangasinan, in the Philippines on Sept. 24, 1947, to Protacio S. Galinato and Remedios D. Galinato. She immigrated to the United States in the early 70s and lived in East Palo Alto until 2011, when she moved to live near her children in Moss Beach and […]

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1997

Keith Richard Schieron ’97 passed away Dec. 31, 2016, from a glioblastoma brain tumor. A lifelong music enthusiast, he joined several punk rock bands at SCU and adopted the moniker “Reverend Keith” while working as a DJ and general manager for KSCU. During this time, Keith met his wife, Sarah, whom he married in 2000. […]

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1997

Sherwin Manalo ’97, who was 37 and a former resident of South Lake Tahoe, California, passed away in a tragic car accident on September 3, 2012. He was the South Tahoe High School valedictorian for the Class of 1993 and graduated with a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Santa Clara University in 1997. After graduating […]

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1997

Paula Anne Farrell JD ’97 passed away at her home on Nov. 22, 2011. Born December 12, 1954, Paula lived in the San Francisco Bay Area her entire life. Paula graduated from St. Luke’s Nursing School in San Francisco in 1977. Her first job out of nursing school was at the Emergency Room at San […]

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1997

Lisa D. Telford ’97, who was currently a graduate student in Counseling Psychology, died unexpectedly on April 7, 2010. Lisa would have completed her studies for a master of arts in Counseling Psychology this spring. To honor her, Santa Clara will be awarding her degree posthumously at the Graduate Commencement ceremonies on June 11.

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1997

Ericka Chambers Norman JD ‘97 died on January 12, 2010.  Ericka was a loyal and carrying woman who stood out for her warm, welcoming smile. Norman, 41, was part of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti. She was in the UN offices in Port-Au-Prince when the Jan. 12 earthquake struck and the building collapsed, […]

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1997

Jordan Krisman Sterling ’97 on Jan. 28, 2009.  After graduating from SCU, the Phoenix native returned to Arizona and worked in the real estate and mortgage brokerage fields while awaiting a double-lung transplant at Stanford — a result of the cystic fibrosis he had battled since childhood. He wore a beeper for three years and […]

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1997

Karl Schweikert MBA ’97 received his JD from UOP McGeorge and is now practicing aviation and state administrative law in Sacramento for Churchwell White LLP.

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1997

Giovanna Gaitan O’Grady ’97 and Kevin O’Grady ’96, welcomed their second child, a boy, Callum O’Grady on June 20, 2013. He joins big sister Carine, who’s 2 years old. The family lives in Sunnyvale, Calif.

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1997

Brian Paulson ’97, marketing manager at Juniper Networks, and wife Michelle MA ’05, welcomed twin boys, Colby and Zachary, on July 15th, 2010. They join older sister Dana (4) and brother Ethan (6).

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1997

Birgitta Delurgio Hughes ’97 and husband Allen Hughes—their second child, a daughter, Faith Marie Hughes, on Oct. 22, 2012. She joins brother Rhys Delurgio Hughes, 2. The family lives in Kirkland, Wash. outside of Seattle.

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