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CHS BIOGRAPHIES  A to O * P to Z


DIANA (PAGE) CHAMPION

  • Born in Toronto, Canada. Moved to Tucson age ll, attended Roskruge Jr. High, attended Tucson High, age 13, transferred to Catalina when first opened, graduated at 16 in 1958.
  • Married after graduation and lived in California, Denver, San Antonio and Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs before settling in San Diego, California in 1976. Have two grown children, Ted Bryson, and my special 11 year old grandson, Andrew Cody Bryson and Michelle Bryson-Chakos and her husband Bill. All live nearby in the San Diego area.
  • Career: Worked as Coordinator for the Battered Child Team at the University of Colorado Medical Center, co-founder and Assoc. Dir. of the Center for Child Protection at San Diego Children's Hospital, San Diego; developed prevention/intervention program for at-risk families resulting in a contract with the US Marine Corps with programs made available on Marine Corps bases around the world and local Teen Home Visitor program for high risk 11-17 pregnant and parenting adolescents. The Prevention Program received national recognition through the White House Points of Light Award and American Hospital Association, among others, and several publications.
  • Spent last 10 years at social services agency serving low income seniors living alone, creating programs using volunteers to provide day to day services the frail or homebound elderly could no longer do on their own - eg. visiting, shopping, transportation to medical appointments, bill paying, pet care and other important assistance. Retired from ElderHelp of San Diego in April '07.
  • Residence: 6026 Gaines St., San Diego, CA, 92110-1442
  • Would love to hear from any former classmates.
  • Email: dchampion@san.rr.com


BUDD PARRISH

  • After graduation from high school, I enlisted in the Navy and trained as a Communications Technician, serving seven months in Germany and nineteen months in Japan, and was discharged at the rank of CT2, E5.
  • I returned to Tucson to attend the University of Arizona, studied Japanese language and literature, and graduated with a BSEE.
  • Accepted a position as Member of Technical Staff with Bell Telephone Laboratories in Holmdel, New Jersey, and received an MSEE from Rutgers University.
  • Took a position with General Electric and served as Site Manager for GE operations at the Lockheed Aircraft Company in Burbank, California.
  • Moved to Oklahoma City with a position at AT&T, working on high speed mini-computers. Promoted to position of Computer Test Engineering Manager, I had responsibility for the computers being supplied to Nippon Telegraph and Telephone.
  • During the previous project, my fluency in Japanese was very helpful, and I was transferred to the AT&T office in Tokyo, where I served as Director of Manufacturing and Engineering Quality Division.
  • Returned to Oklahoma City Manufacturing as head of the Bell Laboratories Factory Support Group.
  • Retired several years later. Over the years, my wife, Linda, and I have traveled extensively internationally.
  • Email: buddp@msn.com


GLENN PERRIN

  • I spent one year at the U of A, playing freshman basketball with Kirk Young and Bill Mower. I then transferred to Pasadena College in California. I earned a BA in Social science and biological science, an MA in education, a secondary teaching credential, a secondary administration credential and a guidance and counseling credential.
  • While at Pasadena, I met and married Charlotte Land and we have one son, Jeff.
  • While in college I worked part time at a private school and operated their summer program on a ranch near Sedona for ten years. One summer, Dave Tropp worked for me and really enhanced our activities.
  • I started teaching in public school at Temple City High, in Temple City California. Three years later, I took a special education job at La Canada High.
  • Over the next thirty five years, I served as teacher, counselor, head counselor, vice principal, district maintenance director, and then, principal/teacher of their Continuation High School.
  • I retired in 2001 and have enjoyed a variety of activities; fishing, traveling, gardening, dog training and hiking.
  • We live in La Canada, CA.
  • I am looking forward to the reunion in the spring of 2008.
  • Email: gncperrin@charter.net


BRUCE PORTER

  • The summer following graduation from CHS, I enlisted in the Marine Corps. Duty included: assignments on the USS Oriskany Aircraft Carrier in the Far East and American Embassy duty in the Middle East, in Amman, Jordan.
  • After completing five years in the Marines, I attended UA, ASU and graduated from NAU (BSBA) in 1969.
  • In later years attended American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), Glendale, AZ. Career was in the wood products and pulp/paper manufacturing industry; living in Phoenix and Pinetop and working at operations in Phoenix, McNary and Snowflake.
  • Post-career activity included log home manufacturing in northern New Mexico and over-the-road trucking in the U.S. and Canada.
  • Have been retired since 2001. Enjoying life with my companion, Margaret Porter Saito, also from the class of '58.
  • Marriages have given me two sons, living in Phoenix and Rye, NY. Also included in the mix are four grandchildren, ages 2, 4, 6 and 13, whom we visit once or twice a year. My older son once told me that he was envious of me growing up in the fifties. In remembering back to those years, I KNEW they were the best of times, and was living in the moment.


MARGARET (PORTER) SAITO

  • Attended UA 1958-1960, Liberal Arts. Member of UA Rifle Team for three years. Competed in smallbore matches with customized Roy Dunlap rifle. Joined the U.S. Army in 1961. Completed the Teletype and Cryptography courses at Fort Gordon, GA. Assigned to Communications Center at Fort Ord, CA. Half of duty week was assigned to Army Rifle Team. Competed in small bore rifle, M-1 rifle, and .45 caliber handgun matches.
  • Married to coach of rifle team thirty-eight years. No children, widowed in February, 2000. Lived at Ft. Ord and in Monterey until spouse's military retirement.
  • Moved to San Jose, CA. Worked in Municipal Civil Svc.---Library Science for twelve yrs.
  • Returned to Tucson in 1977. Returned to UA for nursing school. Received ADN from Pima Community College and BSN from the University of Phoenix. Retired from Tucson Medical Center after seventeen years, primarily in Obstetrical nursing.
  • My significant other is Bruce Porter of our graduating class. We enjoy traveling and volunteering together. Volunteer work included: D-M Pharmacy, church, newsletter editor for the Forester organization, 4-H Cooking Leader with Tanque Verde Livestock 4-H group and currently volunteer at the D-M VITA tax office and chair the monthly lunches for TMC Alumni (retired physicians, RN's, CNA, and clerks)
  • Fond Memories---The world seemed to be a happier and more peaceful, less stressful place in the fifties and sixties. CHS was a comfortable environment in which to study and grow. I recall teachers as dedicated and caring. Other memories include: Mt. Lemmon cut-off, Johnie's, Polar Bar and Marco's, working at the D-M Drag Strip---reading the clocks and giving the drivers their time, and writing the results into a story for the AZ Daily Star. Thanks to all the Planning Committee members who worked so hard so we could all celebrate our 50th in style.


DAN POST

  • After Catalina I attended the UofA for a year and then went to Argentina on an LDS mission for two and half years and then back to the UofA in the Ag College.
  • I traveled on the Rodeo Team and graduated in 1965 with a degree in Ag. Econ.
  • While at the UofA I married Patricia Phelps, a fellow student in education. Following graduation we moved to Hereford , AZ. where I managed a ranch for the Kern County Land Co. and Patricia taught school at Ft. Huachuca and Palominas. After a brief stay in Winkleman, AZ. we moved to Marana in 1970 to go into the farming business. During this time we raised three sons and eight daughters, who are now all married except one daughter who lives with us. We have 32 grandchildren.
  • In 2002 I left farming and ranching and opened a feed store, much like the one my parents had at Ft. Lowell and Dodge while I was at CHS. Two years ago we sold the business to one of our sons and retired on ten acres with our horses and keep busy with the grand kids. In Marana, I have served on the Governing Board of the Marana School district for 28 years and am presently Board President. I am also Chairman of the Board of the Cortaro Water Users Ass. where I have served for the last 11 years. We represent the farmers in protecting the agricultural water rights from urban encroachment.
  • And to fill in the rest of my time, I am President of the Marana Western Heritage Committee, a non-profit organization that promotes equestrian events for youth in the Tucson-Marana area. I still compete in amateur team roping events and occasionally win some money. Patricia teaches organ lessons and together we teach a marriage enrichment class at our church.
  • Email: maranaman@earthlink.net


CAROLYN (PRICKETT) PATTON

  • Attended U of A for 2 yrs where I met my husband. Had 3 wonderful sons. We divorced.
  • Remarried in 1980 to Jack Patton. He died in 1999.
  • I have 3 wonderful daughter-in-laws and 3 precious grandsons, 7 to 18
  • I worked for 15 yrs in the medical field and 15 yrs in the banking business.
  • My hobbies are extensive quilting for several charities Ė and of course my family and friends. I also love to read.
  • I was blessed to be able to fulfill my dream of living in the mountains, where I love to entertain and have my friends and family visit.
  • Email: cj924@q.com


DALE REES

  • After graduation I attended the U of A meeting my 1st wife there and getting married.
  • We have 2 children Sandra and Jennifer and they have between them 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
  • I worked for Texaco in Tucson for a couple of years driving a tanker and then was transferred to Phoenix to join the sales department. I stayed there for a a few years then went into trucking services sales with various trucking companies around the valley.
  • During that time I opened a shirt laundry and dry cleaners in Glendale, a suburb of Phoenix, and worked that for the next 26 years selling the business in 1999 and retiring.
  • I married my current wife, Carroll,  in 1978 and at the time she had two children Greg and Deanne. Between the 2 families we have 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
  • We have traveled for the past 28 years either in our RV or overseas and plan on continuing our travels until unable to do so. Our last trip at the end of 2007 was to the Greek islands which was very beautiful and exciting.
  • I have so many fond memories of our years at Catalina and I find it difficult to believe that it has been 50 years since graduation. I have such a great time at these reunions with such great classmates.
  • Email: Rees4923@yahoo.com.


DAVE REES


Rees' African Trip

  • The "better looking twin" barely graduated from CHS then from U of A with a degree in finance all the while working at Tucson Gas and Electric
  • Went to work for Humble Oil & Refining Co. (Exxon) and moved to Orange, CA.  Transferred to Santa Maria, CA then to Simi Valley, CA.
  • While in Simi Valley was a member of many organizations, Jaycees, Rotary, etc. and was elected to the Simi Valley City Council where he served as Mayor Pro Tem.
  • Career stockbroker
  • 25 yrs. as a State Farm agent in Northridge, CA
  • Retired 2001
  • Dave & Debra have 5 daughters living in Oregon, Minnesota, and Calif., and they report 11 grandchildren.
  • Now residents of Thousand Oaks, CA, where they have lived for 14 yrs.  Dave and Debra have a motor home that gets them away and a beach home in Oregon.  They love to travel and golf and have done a significant amount of traveling to Europe and throughout the U.S.
  • Dave enjoyed the 50th reunion.  He loves "watching old, wrinkled, grey-haired and bald people".
  • Email: baldbuck@roadrunner.com


DANIEL W. RIDLEY

  • Military: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. I had already completed my active duty requirement before enrolling at Catalina. My only remaining requirement was to serve a few more years in the Reserves.
  • Education: Received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona and a MS in Electrical Engineering from California State University, Long Beach.
  • Family: Married Elsa Danielsen in 1960. We have one daughter, Felicia. Elsa and Felicia both live in Murfreesboro, TN, which is about 225 miles from me. Elsa and I divorced in 1990 but we still spend holidays together and take our vacations together.
  • Career: Upon graduating from the U of A, I was employed by McDonnell Douglas Corp. in Long Beach, CA. My employment with MDC included multi-year, overseas, assignments in Korea, Thailand, and Switzerland.
  • I made my first attempt at retirement in 1981. But, after moving to Tennessee and buying a farm, a new house, and furnishings for the house, I realized a need to return to the work force. I put in another 18 years with Sverdrup Technology, Inc., at the Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, TN. In 1999, I finally did manage to retire.
  • Hobbies: Genealogy research and traveling. The only continent I haven't visited is Antarctica.
  • Email: warren58@lcs.net


HERB ROSE

  • I graduated from Metro State in Denver with a degree in Criminal Justice and Administration and went back to school and obtained my teaching certificate in 1984.
  • Over the past 50 years I have done a variety of things including fighting forest fires in Washington, Oregon, and California, range analysis in the high mountain meadows of Washington, elementary school teacher, Farrier (horse shoer), and serving as a police officer in Tucson and later in Littleton, CO (my passion). Unfortunately an auto accident in 1980 with a severe leg injury resulted in my retirement from that career.  Currently own and operate Dr Vinyl of S Metro Denver, a commercial upholstery business
  • In 1963 Gail Crum, (sister of classmate Bob Crum) bounced a snowball off my head and it was love at first "splat". We will celebrate our 43 anniversary this August. Our three wonderful daughters have blessed us with 3 1/2 of the cutest grandchildren ever. We have lived in Castle Rock, CO for 37 years, but still enjoy returning to Tucson to visit.
  • Habitat for Humanity, Marriage Encounter, and FaithWork (a mens organization at church that serves those that cannot do for themselves) have been fulfilling activities for me.
  • Email: drvinyl@comcast.net 


FRAN (ROSEN) KNOWLES

  • Attended the U of A for 2 years, received a BA in Education from Cal State LA in 1962; an MA in Elementary Education from Pasadena College (now Point Loma College) in 1971; and a Master of Public Administration from Pepperdine University, LA in 1975; Graduate of the South Bay Regional Reserve Police Academy, El Camino College, Torrance, CA, 1984.
  • Married to Lyle Knowles, Jr. from 1962 until his death in 1997 Ė Two daughters, Sharon and Karen, born in 1964 and 1966. Sharon and husband, Jim, live in Maine. Karen and husband, Austin, live in So CA.
  • Lived at Yuma Proving Ground in Yuma, AZ, from 1962-63 where Lyle was attached to an Army Airborne unit.  Lived in So CA for the next 24 years.  Moved to a rural area north of Douglas, AZ in 1987. In September of 2007, moved to Sierra Vista, AZ.
  • Career Information: Secretary to Finance Officer, YPG, 1962-63; Substitute Elementary School Teacher, LA Unified School District, 1963; Administrative Assistant in Real Estate/Loan Dept., Wilshire Federal Savings & Loan, LA, 1963-64; Consultant/Data Analyst, LA Regional Criminal Justice Planning Board, LA, 1972; Pre-school Teacher, 1977-84; Director of Community Crime Resistance Volunteer Program for the City of Inglewood Police Dept., Inglewood, CA, 1984-87.
  • Hobbies: Photography.  Misc. Information: Published articles in Runnerís World, February and July 1976.
  • Email:  highdesert1@cox.net


GEORGE ROTH

  • Education: BA Reed College, 1962, MA in Anthropology, U. of Chicago, 1966, Ph.D. Cultural Anthropology, Northwestern University 1976.
  • Occupations: Taught Anthropology and Native American Studies at Chicago City College and California State College, San Bernardino. Researcher at Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, 1978 to present, on groups seeking Federal recognition as tribes. Semi-retired since 2005, at the same office.
  • Married in 1966, in Chicago, to Jane Ganford, a social worker. Still married to her.
  • Two daughters, Susan Breitzer (1 granddaughter), in Fayetteville, NC and Karen Minikes (1 grandson), in Los Angeles.
  • Except for 1971-1972, haven't lived in Tucson since I graduated high school, and haven't visited in 20 years.
  • Memories from Catalina: Senior Spectacular (It's Light Up Time), Senior picnic at Saguaro Lake, BiChemPhy, elections Senior Year (I'd gladly die for Smithe), tennis team, split shift while we were at Tucson High, fuss over "radical" Catalina architecture.
  • Some Favorite Teachers include: Nona Khorfage, Mary Ott, David Smith, Bill Duffen, Lois Seamonds, and Vincente Acosta. (The last two didn't come over from THS).
  • Hope to see (all but especially), Sandy Tanner, Kirby Smithe, John LaDue, Dave Pratt, Ginny Tench. People I'll miss seeing: John Aborn, Ken Follett, Serena Hayden, Rick Lemon.
  • Hobbies/Interests: Choral singing, theater.
  • Email: geroth@verizon.net


SHARRON (SANTEE) FOGEL
 

  • After high school I married,  worked, and lived mostly in Tucson where I raised my two sons.    I was an activist in NOW, Tucson Women's Commission, Physicians for Social Responsibility, Anti-Nukes, Anti-War (Viet Nam) and later local environmental protection groups.
  • I worked for many years as an Administrative Assistant, mostly in the medical field.  I went back to college when I was 38 and got my degree in Nursing.  I worked Neuro ICU for a number of years and then worked 16 years in a local urgent care clinic until I retired in 2005
  • My third husband and I moved to Port Angeles, Washington, in 1987 and I remain here to this day.  My children still reside in Tucson and I have two granddaughters.
  • Post retirement has led me into a myriad of volunteer situations including politics, animal rescue, environmental issues and local emergency preparedness.
  • I am  presently on the Board of Directors for the Peninsula Friends of Animals, am heading up a local neighborhood group for disaster preparedness and assistance, am a member of the Medical Reserve Corps and Community Emergency Management Team.
  • I recently was selected to represent my precinct as a delegate to our county Democratic convention in April.  Am a founding member of a local Climate Change Coalition group involved in educating our community in "greening up their homes and environment."
  • In my spare time, I read a lot, love gardening and sharing my life with my two cats.


HAROLD WILLIAM (BILL) SCOTT II

  • Joined the Navy in July 1959, attended submarine school in CT, attended sonar school in San Diego, served on 4 submarines from 1960 through 1978, and shore duty assignments in Key West, FL and San Diego, CA, retired after 23 years in 1982. I then worked as a government contractor for SAIC and Northrup Grumman in San Diego teaching sailors on shipboard computer equipment and developing curriculum and technical documentation. I retired from Northrup in 2001 and now live in Apache Junction, AZ.
  • My hobbies include collecting 1:24 scale Nascar and Franklin Mint die cast cars and depression glass from the Duncan-Miller Glass Company of Washington, PA.
  • Architecture classes with Chester Parks and graphic arts classes. I didnít like English and History, hence my graduating in 1958 rather than 1957 as I was supposed to.
  • I was part of a group called King Rock and the Knights, a rock & Roll group formed with Ray Lindstrom, and Bill Wershing. My brother-in-law Robert Dickey was a part of that group as was Roger Hohlenkamp and Harold (Willie) Wilson.


DAVE SEVERSON

  • Life is good. I married my HS sweetheart, Joyce Mercier, in February 1960.
  • We have three great kids, Frank, David and Teresa and three grandchildren, Paul, Rachel and Trevor.
  • I retired after 34 years from a Financial Services Company where I was the Asset Manager.
  • Joyce and I each have small consulting businesses that keep us busy along with volunteer work and sitting on the Boards of our Country Club and Temple .
  • I will always appreciate the guidance of the finest teacher I ever knew, Bob Dawson.
  • Email: dave@wingn.us


EUGENE SEYMOUR, MD, MPH

Alumnus of the Year 2007

  • Education:  Master's degree in the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases from UCLA.  Medical degree from Baylor University College of Medicine.  Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. 
  • Military: Medical Corps of the US Army Reserve during the Vietnam era and attained the rank of Major.
  • Career: Currently Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Nanoviricides, Inc, a publicly-traded bio-pharmaceutical company involved in nanotechnology-based targeted anti-viral therapeutics. Started clinical practice in Internal Medicine in 1968 and joined the UCLA Medical School faculty. Left UCLA after two years and joined the USC faculty as Associate Professor. Involved in the detection and treatment of HIV/AIDS since 1981. In 1986 established a testing laboratory and ran a large-scale surveillance program for HIV prevalence in Los Angeles. In 1989, founded SDS, Inc, raised the capital and developed the rapid HIV antibody blood test (Hema-Strip). The Hema-Strip is approved in a number of countries including Canada, Great Britain, Vietnam, as well as the US. Took the company public in 1993 as CEO/ President. The company conducted research studies in Africa, Asia, South and North America. Left SDS in 1996 to form a non-profit Foundation, which funded both testing and training programs for health workers in Asia and Africa. Consultant to the UN Global Program on AIDS and was sent to a number of different countries, (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Russia) to interact with local physicians and assist them in setting up HIV testing programs. Holds 8 issued patents. Education: Master's degree in the Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases from UCLA. Medical degree from Baylor University College of Medicine. Also attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City.
  • Home: Santa Monica, CA and Aspen, CO. Competitive cyclist and cross-county skier. Married with three children, two of whom are physicians. home phone: 310-966-1941
  • Email: eugene@seymour.com 


WARD STEVENS

  • Education:  U of A and got a degree in Electrical Engineering.
  • Residence:  Tucson my entire professional life.
  • Work:  Raytheon Missile Systems, will retire in July of 2006.
  • Email: norward1@msn.com


SANDRA (TANNER) ELERS

  • Education: BA in Education from the University of Arizona, 1962
  • Family:  Married Karl Elers in 1962. Two children:  Karl (California), married to a nurse, is a chef now in nursing school; Louisa (New York), school teacher married to heavyweight boxer, Lou Savarese; six grandchildren.
  • Career:  Taught two years in Carlsbad, New Mexico. Outstanding Young Women of America, 1966. Stayed home with children and did lots of volunteer work in their schools, was a volunteer guardian ad litum for Pima County Juvenile Court in 1980, and at various times was active in the Women's Auxiliary of the American Institute of Mining Engineers and AAUW. Volunteered for Houston Audubon Society in Houston, Texas, for 15 years, leading children's tours in a nature sanctuary, planning galas and doing general office work. Worked on several CHS reunions and maintain the mailing list.
  • Homes: Karl is a mining engineer and has had assignments that took our family--sometimes several times--to Carlsbad, NM; Tampa, Florida; Houston, Texas and Tucson. We are happily retired now in Tucson.
  • Hobbies:    Cooking, birding and traveling.  Karl traveled internationally and I was fortunate to occasionally accompany him to Bolivia, Australia, Europe, and Thailand. Two of our most interesting vacations were to Antarctica and Southern Africa.
  • Email: greenenchalada@gmail.com


HELEN (TROTT) CAMPBELL

  • Graduated CHS in 1958.  Attended U of A for 1 year and pledged Alpha Phi Sorority, Did not make grades. 

  • Married Bill K. Campbell in late 1959.  Moved to Phoenix in 1960 when Bill graduated from U of A.

  • Had three children, two boys and a girl by 1965.

  • 1967 Graduated from Southwestern Prep Medical Assistant College and became a working gal.

  • 1978 Graduated from Nursing School, Glendale College with highest honors, Associate Degree in Arts. 

  • Worked at John C. Lincoln Hospital as Team Leader in Med-Surg, ICU, CCU, and Out Patient Surgery for 3 years. Didn't like hospital nursing. 

  • 1990 I received an Associate Degree in Science in Interior Design, my first love, which has now become a hobby.

  • 1994 had Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma with 20-25% chance of survival. Treated with CHOP Chemo.  Beat the odds for now and still in remission as of 2010.  

  • Found my niche in nursing in Oncology Nursing at Hospice of the Valley.

  • 1999 moved to Prescott, AZ from the Phoenix area.  So glad to get out of the heat into the cool pines.  Kept a small home in Moon Valley, AZ.

  • I traveled internationally thanks to my husband Bill who worked for Treasury Department and vacationed in many countries. Took several cruises, but not my cup of tea.

  • Our Timeshares  provide us many vacations in USA and on the Continent.

  • Email: hcamp25729@aol.com


NANCY (TROTT) HURTADO

  • Education: Graduated from Good Samaritan School of Nursing in 1961. Took various other courses along the way and am currently studying Spanish language casually.
  • Family: Married 37 years to Dr. Corydon D. Hurtado, PhD in Public Administration until his death in 2002. I have three children, Kevin, Tracy (husband Marcus), and Sheri and two granddaughters.
  • Profession: Registered Nurse employed in various specialties along the way and settled in Labor and Delivery the last 20 years of my career. I am now Retired from nursing. I did one season as a tax preparer for H and R Block which was interesting and very useful information to assist me after Don died. .
  • Homes: Don and I lived in Larkspur, Citrus Heights, 13 years in South Lake Tahoe, and finally in Mill Valley, Ca where I live today when not spending time in my vacation home in South Lake Tahoe.
  • Hobbies: I loved tennis until the joints rebelled and am now traveling, traveling, traveling, swimming, gardening, bicycling often as a means to travel (across Scotland, Oregon, Copper Canyon, Baja, some Caribbean islands and soon to Nova Scotia). I do volunteer work for a local charity
  • Email: nursehurtado@sbcglobal.net


MARGARET-ANN MARGIE (WAGNER) FANGMEIER

  • Married to Del Fangmeier (1969 to present), U of A Professor Emeritus of Engineering.
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Arizona (1962), Master of Education, University of Arizona (1966).
  • Family:  Kurt (Lutheran minister) and Kristin (archaeologist), both graduated from University High School, Tucson.  Lived in Tucson all my life.
  • Profession: 5th grade teacher at Menlo Park, Carrillo, and Myers schools in TUSD (1962 - 1971).
  • Hobbies: Travel, reading, bridge, needlework, and genealogy.
  • Activities:  P.E.O. Sisterhood, National Society of Colonial Dames of America, University of Arizona Faculty Women's Club (50th President), scout leader, volunteer GED teacher for teenage girls, school chess team chaperone (teams won 5 national chess titles), and co-chairman of CHS 40th reunion.


MIKE WARGO

  • After high school I earned a B.S in Entomology/Agriculture from U of A in 1963, an M.S. in Economic Entomology from UC Riverside in 1971 while working at UC Riverside as a staff researcher.
  • Spent a year working in Chile in a cooperative research program with the University of Chile and University of California.
  • Between 1971 and 1979, I worked in a number of management jobs outside the scientific community but returned to entomology in 1979. I ran mosquito control districts in California and Nevada, retiring after 25 years in public health related work in June 2004.
  • My wife, Diane and I have been together for 29 years. We have 4 sons, 7 grandchildren and a great-grandson. We have lived in Fallon, Nevada since 1994. I currently keep busy with woodworking, bowling, outdoor activities including keeping up our 4 acres on the Carson River, and volunteer work at the Churchill County Library and with the Master Gardener Program.
  • Email: mkwrg@yahoo.com


SUZANNE (WILBER) GLENDENING

  • Upon graduation I attended the University of Arizona and achieved what today would be called an Associate Degree in Psychology and Sociology. In lieu of the B.S., I earned my Ph.T (putting hubby through), while working at Palo Verde Psychiatric Hospital as a psychiatric aide, and then as a secretary in the Pima County Probate Court Adoption Office.
  • I then followed Mike Glendening, classmates,  throughout his military career (except for Viet Nam) and was fortunate enough to enjoy being a stay-at-home Mom. By 1981, the boys were teens and I was bored at home. I joined the staff of the VA Medical Center and spent the next 25 years working up to retirement in January 2007 from my position as Certified Information Security Specialist (computer security). Retirement is fantastic! Weíre having such fun. On June 5th we will have been married for 47 years.
  • Phone: 740-772-5142


JACK WOJNOWSKI

  • US Navy - 1958 - 1961, Electronic Class "A" school, Treasure Island, ET2P2 Electronic Technician Second Class Petty Officer, MSO 448 USS Illusive minesweeper out of Long Beach, CA.
  • Married to Patricia L. Frye (class of 1960) Nov 15,1958 to present.  Three boys, Chuck (UofA), David (NCU), Rick (show business), all graduates of CHS.  3 grandchildren.  Presently residing in Vancouver, WA, 60 mi. south of Mt. St. Helens.
  • Education: Compton Jr. College 1962, CA, Long Beach City College, CA, Fullerton Jr. College, CA, Cypress Junior College AA degree 1988, CA, Long Beach State College, CA, Fullerton State College, CA, Pima Community College Associate Faculty Electronics Instructor 1979, AZ,  University of Arizona, AZ, Clark Community College, WA, Washington State University, WA Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences/Business 1992.
    (It took 34 yrs. I'm kinda slow).
  • Work: Autonetics Division of Rockwell Corp, Anaheim, CA,  1961 - 1970, built Minuteman, Hound Dog & Sparrow missile guidance systems (1969 sat in plywood mockup of the Apollo command module at Rocketdyne), Hewlett Packard 1970 - 1971, medical electronics, Tucson,  Telecommunications at Tucson Electric Power 1971 - 1985, Tucson, AZ, Telecommunications Portland General Electric, Portland, OR, 1985 - 2004, retired, Portland General Electric contractor/consultant, 2007, retired again Nov 2007.
  • Hobbies: building websites EPOLACK WEB DESIGNS, restoring classic cars...(1970 Dodge Charger & 1960 Custom Imperial)
  • Best Memory: Winning the Junior and Senior Prom jitterbug contests with my future wife and gymnastics gold '57 & '58.......
  • We celebrated our 50th Wedding Anniversary November 15, 2008
  • 2012 Mother's Day May 13th Patricia passed away.
  • 2016 Married Jodie Jane, a sweet lady I met dancing at the Elks..
  • 2017 J&J Attended our 59th reunion in Tucson.
  • Email: jnmnwojnowski@yahoo.com     www.epolack.com


PATRICIA Z. YOUNG

  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of Arizona.  Master of Education, University of Arizona minor in history/science 
  • Lived in Tucson all my life.
  • Profession: 40 year teacher w/TUSD.  Taught 2nd grade 5 years.  P.E./Dance resource teacher for Elementary grades for 35 yrs.  Taught P/E Dance Borton Magnet school plus resource teacher TUSD.  Helped write P.E./Dance curriculum for elementary grades, did teacher workshops for TAEYC, K-3, Title 1, individual TUSD schools, and for other school districts Two Superintendent's awards, Teacher Educator of the Year.
  • Retired 2001
  • Hobbies: Exercise (2 to 4 hours per day 5 days per week), writing and speaking about fitness, genealogy, antiques, old musicals, travel, shopping, golf, dance, tennis, bodysurfing, whatever makes me "move" I hate to sit.
  • Email: pzyoung@cox.net


KIRK YOUNG

  • After graduating, I attended the University of Arizona getting my degree in Chemical Engineering. Following graduation in 1963 I briefly went to work for the DuPont Company in Nashville, TN before reporting for two years of active duty in the Artillery Corps of the U.S. Army. I was stationed in Spokane, WN at Fairchild AFB as Launcher Platoon Leader of a Nike Hercules Air Defense Missile Site. In Spokane I met my wife-to-be, Joanne Calaway, where she was attending Gonzaga University.
  • Following my active duty I returned to DuPont in Wilmington, DE. After a two year long range romance, Joanne and I were married in Great Falls, MT in January of 1968. Immediately following our marriage, I was transferred to Martinsville, VA where DuPont had a nylon plant. During our six year stay in Martinsville both of our daughters were born, Kelly in 1970 and Erin in 1973.
  • I returned to Wilmington in 1974 where I spent the rest of my DuPont career in a variety of assignments including managing two different businesses. Joanne owned and operated ski tour business. I retired in 1998 after 35 years of service. Joanne sold her business the same year.
  • Our daughters are both married and our older had our first grandchild, Tucker, in May of 2007. He is the cutest little guy youíve ever seen! We now live in Telluride, CO where we are enjoying retirement although I am doing part time consulting and Joanne is a Real Estate Broker. We enjoy the mountains and ski in the winter, hike and play golf in the summer. We have just returned from a two week visit to South America celebrating our 40th wedding anniversary.
  • Email: rkirkyo@msn.com   I couldn't put Patricia last. 

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