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Class of 1963

    • Parting the Clouds of Grief: A Mother’s Memoir

      Judith Black BS ’63 shares her reflections on how she recovered from the loss of her teenage son.

      Posted 05/15/2017
    • 04/20/2019

      John C. Flanagan ’63, April 20, 2019, age 77. Flanagan married Pauline Denyer in 1963, and together they raised their children in Portland. After earning a master’s degree in social work in 1969, he became a social worker and therapist. In 1988, he launched his private practice in Portland, which he ran until retiring in 2014. Survivors include his former wife, Pauline; children Timothy and Heather; and five grandchildren.

    • 04/18/2018

      Ann K. Fontaine BA ’63, April 18, 2018, age 76. After graduating, she and her husband, James, settled in Lander, Wyoming. Fontaine was active in the Episcopal Church, holding key leadership roles at the local, state, and national levels. For more than 30 years, she served as a teacher and mentor in the church’s Education for Ministry program. Fontaine worked tirelessly to advance the rights of women, the LGBTQ community, and people of color. In 1994, she earned a master’s degree in divinity from Harvard University. After her ordination in 1996, she served as a priest in the Oregon communities of Astoria and Cannon Beach. Survivors include her husband; children Kristin, John, and Matt; and five grandchildren.

    • 09/01/2019

      Van L. Killian BS ’63, September 1, 2019, age 81. Killian was a teacher at several Oregon elementary and middle schools. After retiring, he spent his time volunteering at Laughing Horse Books and traveling. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nancy; his children, Karen, Todd, and Heidi; and 13 grandchildren.

    • 07/03/2017

      Don A. McCarty BS ’63, July 2, 2017, age 76. McCarty worked as a teacher, coach, mentor, and administrator. He lived in Sunriver, Oregon, with his wife of 55 years, Sue.

    • 07/10/2019

      Jimmie McGill ’63, May 11, 2019, age 80. After attending Lewis & Clark, McGill worked in the office of a certified public accountant. In 1961, she married Don. McGill loved to read, solve crosswords, and listen to music. She also had a strong memory and passion for history. Survivors include her husband, Don; daughter, Kristan; and many other loving family members and friends.

    • 04/01/2018

      Robert H. Snider BS ’63, April 6, 2017, age 77.

    • 02/22/2019

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

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