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Obituaries

Finding Meaning

Finding Meaning

Edward M. Dowd ’72 left an inspired legacy in the shape of the Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building, where Broncos continue to create and learn.

The Wright Way
The Wright Way

Nancy Wright J.D. ’80, co-founder the East San Jose Community Law Center, is remembered as a champion of justice.

The Beginning
The Beginning

I prefer the term ‘advocate,'” Marygrace Colby said about her fight to involve women in sports.

In the People Business
In the People Business

Eugene “Gene” Ravizza ’50 grew Cupertino Electric into one of the largest electrical contracting firms in the nation with the help of a loyal team.

Life of Service
Life of Service

Remembering Lorna Christine Panelli and how she made the Mission campus a better place.

A Life of Invention
A Life of Invention

There was no one as adventurous as Kevin Padrick ’76, J.D./MBA ’79. He is remembered as as lively and beautiful as the landscapes he explored and the people he loved.

Larger Than Life
Larger Than Life

Larger than life only begins to describe Kevin Starr, arguably the greatest California historian, period.

Go Big, Go Home
Go Big, Go Home

Ken Sears ’55 put Santa Clara in the Final Four and became the first basketball player on the cover of Sports Illustrated.