A resident of La Crescenta, California, for the last 25 years, Vieve Metcalfe MBA ’73 was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on Nov. 2, 1934. She was the daughter of John Brownlow Metcalfe and Genevieve Alice Parker Metcalfe. Vieve grew up in Massachusetts while maintaining a strong link to Alaska through her mother’s family connections to that state. She graduated with a B.A. from Cornell University and an MBA from SCU. While living in the Bay Area, one of her employers was Stanford Research Institute. After relocating to the Los Angeles area she was employed by Times Mirror Corporation where, at the time of her retirement, she was a business research manager. Her many interests included travel, genealogy and family history, and gardening. An accomplished pianist in her youth, in later life she enjoyed handbell ringing at Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church in Pasadena, California. She was also a longtime enthusiast of outdoor activities and the environmental movement. Her volunteer activities included many years as a National Ski Patrol member. She was very active in the Sierra Club and served as treasurer of the club’s Angeles Chapter. More recently, she volunteered at the Southern California Genealogical Society as a director and as co-hair of the Library Operations Committee. Vieve died on Aug. 22, 2017, and will be remembered for her kindness, ready smile, wry sense of humor, intelligence, lively curiosity and willingness to help. She is survived by her life partner, Jay Holladay, and his two grandchildren; her brother, John Parker Metcalfe and sister-in-law Alison of Salisbury, Vermont; sister Nancy Metcalfe Hearne and brother-in-law Bill Salvo, who reside in Italy; five nieces and nephews; and six great-nieces and great-nephews.

08 Nov 2018