Editor: Debra Brooks
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Rosemary Gildersleeve Haselton 19, Englewood, Colo., March 5. She was a teacher.
Maude Knuckey Jagow 23, Kansas City, Mo., March 20, 1997.
Dorothy Jean Barker MacLean 25, Winnetka, Ill., Feb. 26. She served on the Winnetka school board and was a strong supporter of higher education. At the University of Chicago, she supported the MacLean Center for Clinical and Medical Ethics, and she founded a visiting professorship and biannual symposium in English literature at CC. She also established the D.J. MacLean Endowed Fund for English at CC. Survivors include her granddaughter, Elizabeth MacLean Larned 83.
Elvyn Claypoole 26, Colorado Springs, Feb. 6. Survivors include his daughter, Marilyn Claypoole Raskob 59.
Verla Parker Wendt 29, Salt Lake City, Dec. 22. She was a retired high school teacher.
F. Joyce Miller 30, Ada, Okla., Sept. 7. He was associated with a small food chain in Colorado for 15 years, and in 1940 he purchased Ada Pepsi Cola Bottling Company, which he operated for 26 years. Survivors include his wife, Anita.
LaMar Price 33, Woodland, Calif., Oct. 8. He worked with the U.S. Soil Conservation Service for 15 years and then with the U.S. Army Land Management until his retirement in 1970. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy.
Theo Fenlon 34, Colorado Springs, March 13. He retired from teaching after 32 years. Survivors include his daughter, Mary Fenlon Saville 57.
Alice Sutton Kinyon 34, Farmington, N.M., Nov. 7. Survivors include her husband, Karroll, and her brother, Leonard Sutton 37. She was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Sutton 39.
Wallace Peck 34, Provo, Utah, Oct. 2. He worked as a metallurgist until his retirement in 1969. Survivors include his wife, Adele.
Merritt Kimball 36, Colorado Springs, Feb. 4. He was a retired doctor of anesthesiology.
Jack Middle 37, Portland, Ore., Sept. 24. He served as postmaster of the Mabton Post Office until his retirement in 1976.
Eugene Griffith 39, Colorado Springs, Dec. 28. He was a retired general and thoracic surgeon. He had a private practice in Colorado Springs and later held the positions of chief-of-staff of the Union Printers Home and chief of surgery at Penrose Hospital. He was an active member of the CC Fifty Year Club. Survivors include his children, Eugene Griffith, Jr. 69, Christopher Griffith 73, Sharon Griffith Groat 71 and Geoffrey Griffith 81.
Clinton Nichols 42, Broomfield, Colo., Jan. 30. He was a retired Mountain Bell Telephone Co. employee and a retired funeral director.
William Gammon 43, Sylacauga, Ala., Sept. 16. He earned his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and received his American Board of Surgery certification in 1960. Survivors include his wife, Tommie.
Kathleen Joy Joiner 43 MA 45, Boulder, Jan. 11. She was a pianist, having retired from the Denver Symphony after 35 years, and was head of the piano department at Loretto Heights College, where she taught piano and accompaniment. She also taught at CC, Graland County Day School, Colorado Womens College and the Rocky Ridge Music Center in Estes Park.
Robert Griffin 44, Rancho Bernando, Calif., Oct. 16, 1997. He was a teacher before joining the Boeing Co., retiring in 1986. Survivors include his wife, Margaret.
Jean Gregg Walter 44, Monterey, Calif. Survivors include her husband, George.
Jane Hysham Willis 45, Tryon, N.C., Aug. 23, 1998. She was a high school teacher. Survivors include her husband, Nicholas, and sons, William Willis 72 and Jarald Willis 81.
Marshall Hughes 48, Montrose, Colo., Jan. 9. After graduating from Western State College in Gunnison, he spent the next 30 years as a rancher in Dry Creek Basin and Norwood, where he ran the Hughes Ranch.
Howard Mackey 49, San Fernando, Calif., April 15, 1998. Survivors include his wife, Lois.
Raymond Brenton 50, Boulder, Jan. 31. He had his own general surgery practice in Boulder. Survivors include his wife, Barbara, and daughters, Laura Brenton 81 and Diane Brenton Vivas 84.
Anthony Frasca 52, Colorado Springs, April 1. He was a member of the 1950 National Championship Hockey Team and a two-time All-American, 51 and 52. In 1958, Tony joined the college as an assistant professor and head coach of the Tigers. During his final season as head coach, 1962-63, he was named Coach of the Year by the U.S. Hockey Coaches Association. While on staff at the college, he also coached baseball for 24 years, and he was the director of intramural sports and manager of the CC ice rink. Tony retired from CC in 1990 as emeritus associate professor in physical education. In addition to Tonys hockey accomplishments, many alumni will remember Tony and his family for their restaurant, Pizza Plus currently named Paninos. He was inducted into the CC Athletics Hall of Fame in 1998. Survivors include his wife, Everetta, and children, Patricia Frasca Sertich 74, Anthony Frasca III 76 and Michael Frasca 78.
Fred Eastwood 55, Mountain View, Calif., Sept. 18. He was a civil/structural engineer. Survivors include wife, Mary Lou, brother Walter Eastwood 53, and sister-in-law Olive Mueller Eastwood 53.
Billie Jean Andrews Fitzgerald 57, Denver, Jan. 22. She was a former teacher and fund-raising professional, having served the past four years as director of a campaign at the University of Denver. She also gave CC her time and energy having served on the Centennial Challenge Advisory Group, the Reunion Giving Committee, the National Alumni Council Nominating & Awards Committee, the Friends of Lloyd E. Worner Committee, the Denver Alumni Club, and the most recent Campaign Strategy Advisory Committee. In 1993, the alumni association awarded her the Lloyd E. Worner award for service to the college. Survivors include her husband, Thomas Fitzgerald, Jr. 57, and her sons, Tim Fitzgerald 85 and David Fitzgerald 88.
Robert Lakin 57, Fort Collins, Colo., Sept. 7. He authored two published volumes of poetry. He was also the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship to the University of London and a scholarship to the McDowell Colony for artists. Survivors include his wife, Barbara.
Bobbette Sherlock Clark 60, Longwood, Fla., March 2. She was a cantor. Survivors include her husband, Jack.
Larry Maxwell 67, Twin Falls, Idaho, Jan. 31, 1998. He was a surgeon and was honored with American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award from 1976 and each year thereafter until his death. Survivors include his wife, Beth.
James Dick 69, Boulder, Dec. 12. He was founder and chairman of Express Reservations of Boulder. Survivors include his wife, Emily Mulford Dick 69.
Michael Espinoza 74, Alamosa, Colo., Dec. 13, as a result of an automobile accident. He practiced family dentistry and orthodontics in Alamosa for 15 years. He was a partner along with his two brothers and a nephew, in the family ranch, O.D. Espinoza & Sons, that was started by their father. Survivors include his wife, Celina, and his nephew, Ryun Mendoza 92.
Joy Ellen Mehl Karasik 79, Denver, Dec. 98, of lung cancer. She was a network computing specialist. Survivors include her brothers, Dale Mehl 76 and Albert Mehl 77, and her sister Gay Lyn Mehl 81.
Jodi Carson 84, Santa Fe, Feb. 23, of breast cancer. She helped establish Site Santa Fe in 1994, which has grown into a major international gallery of contemporary art.
John Hansell 86, Seattle, June 4, 1998, of a brain tumor. He graduated from Columbia Law School in 1989 and practiced law in Seattle for seven years. Survivors include his wife, Lawton.
Catherine "Cassie" Wright 89, Portland, Ore., Nov. 26. She drowned in the Willamette River on Thanksgiving Day, 1998. She was a well-loved artist and traveler extraordinaire who spent her life beautifying the world. Survivors include her parents, Art and Janet, sisters, Maggie and Rebecka, brother, Brian, and dog, Irie.
Cecil Stowers 91, Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 25. He and his wife and their daughter were killed in a Christmas night car accident in Missouri.
Bonnie Auchmoody, Fort Collins, Colo., Dec. 17. She was referred to as "Mother A," the head resident of McGregor Hall 1966-70, and was a good friend to many young women at CC during a period of social transition.
Claude Bourcier, France, Nov. 24. He was professor emeritus of French at Middlebury College. He coordinated an exchange program between CC students and students in the Perpignan region of France, creating the Friends of Colorado College in France.
Mary Chenoweth, Sidney, Neb., Jan. 14. She was a collage artist and printmaker and worked and taught in Colorado Springs for 30 years. She taught printmaking at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and at CC, where she was a faculty member for 26 years. In honor of her retirement from CC in 1983, art students started the Chenoweth Prize, awarded to an outstanding graduating art major each year.
Arturo Ortega, Albuquerque, Jan. 20. Georgetown University, from which he graduated summa cum laude, awarded him the John Carroll Award for his contribution to his profession and to higher education. He was a former member of the CC board of trustees.
Wallace "Wally" C. Boyce. Professor Boyce was a well respected faculty member at the college for 29 years. While his many friends, colleagues, and students knew him as Wally, we mistakenly listed him as William in the spring magazine's obituary section.
Thomas Bloom 48. He was erroneously listed as deceased in the "In Memory" section of the Fifty Year Club program distributed at the Fifty Year Club Induction Ceremony during Homecoming 1998.
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