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Class of 1958

  • Byong Chung BS ’58, April 28, 2018, age 83. After completing his pre-med studies at Seoul National University, Chung attended Lewis & Clark and later earned his MD from Oregon Health & Science University. In 1967, he joined a private neurosurgery practice in Elgin, Illinois, where he helped save lives for more than 40 years. Chung loved to teach and travel, often performing surgeries or teaching wherever he was visiting. He also loved sports and music. Survivors include wife Myung Soon; children Mimi, Young, Julia, and Joe; and 14 grandchildren.

  • Marlene K. Haldors BS ’58, September 11, 2017, age 80. Survivors include her children, Bruce and Marlys; her brother, Mike; and four grandchildren.

  • John S. Houser BA ’58, January 10, 2018, age 82. After graduating from Lewis & Clark, Houser earned a fellowship for graduate work in art at the University of California at Los Angeles. He traveled extensively, visiting Morocco, Mexico, and Ecuador. Houser worked as a sculptor, creating large representations of historical figures for several cities in the American Southwest.

    • 10/14/2016

      Densley Palmer BA ’58 and Joyce Palmer BA ’58 married in 1959 after their graduation from Lewis & Clark. They’d known one another since elementary school. In 2001, after Densley retired, the couple moved to Anacortes, Washington. Densely has published a collection of his writings, including hymn poems and other forms of verse, in Now That I’m Thinking About It (Cave Art Press, 2015).

    • Now That I’m Thinking About It…

      Densley Harley Palmer BA ’58 compiles a selection of her poems, written from 2009 to 2015.

      Posted 05/15/2017
    • 10/14/2016

      Joyce Palmer BA ’58 and Densley Palmer BA ’58 married in 1959 after their graduation from Lewis & Clark. They’d known one another since elementary school. In 2001, after Densley retired, the couple moved to Anacortes, Washington.

  • Jack R. Willey BA ’58, November 23, 2017, age 81. After teaching at Gonzaga University, Willey moved to Bakersfield, California, where he taught at Garces Memorial High School. Survivors include his daughter, Cristina, and a grandson.

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