John “Jack” George Locke ’65 was born on Dec. 26, 1943, in Los Angeles to Dorothy Frank and William James Locke Jr. Jack received a four-year scholarship and graduated from SCU. He proudly served in the Navy, worked for the FBI for 14 years, and taught religion classes for ten years in Burbank, California. In retirement, Jack volunteered weekly for Aids Project Los Angeles for over a decade. He was a kind-hearted, gentle soul with a wonderful sense of humor that lasted until his final breath. He enjoyed playing bridge and was an expert at the Los Angeles Times daily crossword puzzle. At age 74, Jack passed away peacefully on July 17, 2018, at home after a brief battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Paula Mulle Locke; his daughter, Deborah Susan (Scott) Chin; his sons, James Patrick (Jessica) and David John (Sarah); his stepson, Gregory Philipps; brothers William James (Janet) and Terence Robert (Sue); sisters Sister Anne Elizabeth and Margaret Mary “Mimi” (Joseph); and grandchildren Heather Philipps, Cassandra Philipps, Daniel Chin, Samuel Chin, and Julianna Lucille. Jack was predeceased by sister Helen Teresa, brother Peter Raymond, and stepson Michael Philipps. He will be greatly missed by so many friends and family.

08 Nov 2018