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  • Alvin “Al” Lawrence Andrews JD ’56 passed away December 25, 2015, at his home. He was 88 years old.

    Al was born March 12, 1927, to Ellis and Leona Andrews. He was raised in Ontario, Oregon, where he lived until graduating from high school and joining the U.S. Navy near the end of World War II. Following his discharge, Al attended Eastern Oregon State College and the University of Oregon until he was recalled to active duty at the onset of the Korean conflict to serve aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Boxer. After his military service he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Oregon.

    Al worked as partner in the firm of Fitzwater, Fitzwater and Andrews before beginning a solo neighborhood practice in North Portland in the late 1960s. He closed his office in early 2000 to become a full-time caregiver for his beloved wife, Darlene (Devine), whose death preceded his.

    Al was a member of the Oregon State Bar, Bethel Baptist Church, and Peninsula Kiwanis Club for over 50 years. He was a longtime supporter of the Mount Hood Kiwanis Camp for children with special needs. He was also a member of the U.S.S. Boxer Association and had an interest in hunting, hiking, genealogy, stained glass, music, and the Oregon Ducks.

    Al is survived by his children, Connie Stahly, Kris Wilkinson, Steve Andrews, Dixon Andrews, and Tony Andrews; two sisters, Florence Conant and Margaret Diehl; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and close friend Betty Doble.

  • Barbara Getty B.A., M.A.T. ’78 developed a calligraphic rendering of a poem for the 2014 William Stafford Calligraphy Project exhibit.

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  • Joseph Wimmer BA ’56, August 11, 2015, age 81. Wimmer was a professional jazz musician for nearly 60 years as well as a music teacher. He had many adventures along the way, such as sitting in with jazz great Louis Armstrong. He is survived by his wife, Siggi, and his children, Kenny and Laurie.

  • Dean Soule BS, who was inducted into the Lewis & Clark Sports Hall of Fame during Homecoming and Family Weekend, has been retired from teaching and coaching for 25 years. But the 1955 first- team All-America football lineman for the Pioneers is still competing 60 years later —not on the gridiron but on the softball diamond. Soule has been playing senior slow-pitch softball at the highest level for two decades. His team returns to St. George, Utah, this fall to defend the 80s-and-older world championship it won in 2014.

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