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Class of 1962

    • 02/22/2019

      Mary Kay Emerson Britton BS ’62 traveled in 2018 with her husband, Jim, to Colombia, Bolivia, and Ecuador. In Bogota, she visited the school that was built by her father. She was able to see several places she remembered from her childhood.

    • 02/22/2019

      Iris Phillips Karow BA ’62 and Nancy Knudsen BA ’62, once roommates in Stewart Hall, became roommates once again in Reykjavik during Lewis & Clark’s Pioneer Travel Program to Iceland in August 2018.

    • 06/18/2017

      Thomas R. Keefer BS ’62, June 17, 2017, age 78. Keefer served in the U.S. Air Force reserve as a medic and later worked as a sales manager in the packaging industry until he retired in 2006. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; his children, Megan and Greg; and three grandchildren.

    • 02/22/2019

      Nancy Knudsen BA ’62 and Iris Phillips Karow BA ’62, once roommates in Stewart Hall, became roommates once again in Reykjavik during Lewis & Clark’s Pioneer Travel Program to Iceland in August 2018.

    • The Diary of Will Pomeroy: A Boy’s Life in 1883 Oswego, Oregon

      Susanna Campbell Kuo BA ’62 edits the second edition of an 1883 diary written by the 14-year-old son of the superintendent of the Oswego Mines during the years when Lake Oswego, Oregon, was the center of iron making on the Pacific Coast. The diary is supplemented with extensive notes, 53 illustrations, a fold-out map, and information about early Oswego and the mines. This revised edition was published by the Lake Oswego Public Library, which owns the diary.

      Posted 01/03/2019
    • 02/22/2019

      Judy McLain Lewis BS ’62 and Nick Lewis BA ’61 recently moved to Issaquah, Washington, to be near children and grandchildren. Next up, they are looking forward to a tour of Savannah, Georgia.

    • Turtles All the Way: Poems

      Rosemary Douglas Lombard BA ’62 offered a poetry chapbook inspired by her scholarly interest in turtles.

      Posted 01/23/2017
    • 08/02/2018

      William S. MacKay BS ’62, April, 2018. MacKay practiced law for 15 years in San Francisco, where he specialized in antitrust law. In 1983, he moved in order to take care of his mother as she grew older. Survivors include his brother, Ted, and five nephews and nieces.

    • 07/03/2019

      Edgar Martin BS ’62, previously the chair, president, and CEO of Willamette Valley Bank, was inducted into the Oregon Bankers Hall of Fame in June 2019.

    • 10/14/2016

      Meredith Mears BS ’62 and her husband, “Laddy” Mears ’57, are enjoying retirement on the banks of Lower Fire Lake in Eagle River, about 13 miles north of Anchorage, Alaska. The family has enjoyed all manner of outdoor activities surrounded by Alaska’s scenic beauty. Now, with two married daughters and five grandchildren, the couple make plenty of trips to warmer climes for visits.

    • 01/26/2013

      Robert S. Pettingell BA ’62, January 25, 2013, age 72. Pettingell worked for Pacificorp for 31 years. He was an avid musician and spent most of his free time playing. Pettingell founded and directed the Rose City Classic Festival of Jazz, which began in 1991 and ran for five years. Survivors include wife Elaine and daughters Debbie and Lisa.

    • 02/15/2017

      Ward Plummer BA ’62, Lewis & Clark’s 2007 Distinguished Alumnus and a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University, received the Award for International Scientific Cooperation from the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is one of only three non-Chinese recipients of the award and the only one from the United States. Plummer is currently working on establishing a dual-degree PhD program with Louisiana State and Chinese institutions.

    • 07/14/2019

      Janet Vaughan Schwandt BA ’62 married Gary Baker BA ’61 and they have four children, six grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. After retiring early from a hotel marketing career, she married her current husband. They lived in the Ozarks and mountains of northern New Mexico before moving in 2012 to Rockaway Beach, Oregon. Since returning to Oregon, Schwandt has reconnected with her L&C rally mates Margaret Huntington Ward BS ’62, from Lake Oswego, Kris Bremicker BA ’62, from Sun Valley, and Stewart Hall roommate Joan Wolf BA ’62, from San Francisco. The friends enjoyed a catch-up getaway in a river cabin near McKenzie Bridge.

    • 09/21/2017

      Pete Ward BS ’62, a member of the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame, turned 80 this past summer. Ward played for the White Sox and the New York Yankees, primarily as third baseman. He also coached in the Yankees’ farm system and was a manager of the Portland Beavers.

    • 02/22/2019

      Ross Webb BS ’62 and Sharon Lyons Webb BS ’63 recently moved to the Panorama retirement community in Lacey, Washington.

    • 09/20/2019

      James Whitman BS ’62 was presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award in September 2019. Marquis Who’s Who, a publisher of biographical profiles, selects a recipient from those who are considered accomplished and notable in their fields.

    • 06/02/2016

      Paul Willison BA, who has been a member of the Black Mountain–Swannanoa Kiwanis Club since 1998, was named the 2015 Kiwanian of the Year.

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