John “Jack” H. Bevis ’47 was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on Oct. 25, 1926. His family moved to California when he was an infant. Jack attended SCU and graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in mechanical engineering, where he was a member of Chi Phi. In 1952, after meeting on the ski slopes, Jack married Claire Brullard. He worked for Bechtel for 35 years. During that time he managed projects domestically and internationally. Jack and Claire shared a love of traveling, gardening, and socializing with friends. They were actively involved at Santa Maria Church. Jack died peacefully at home on Nov. 1, 2017, surrounded by his wife and their three children. He is survived by his wife, Claire, his children Monique, John Jr. and wife Sherrie, Marc and wife Rachel, four grandchildren, and one great-grandson.

08 Nov 2018