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c l a s s n o t e s Applied Physics Technologies. Linh Tang ’12 of Bangkok, Gilberta (Bates) ’58. husband, Donald ’60. Elyse Hansen ’10 of Newberg Thailand, is in management training Robert Rushing ’57 of Carlsbad, Robert Taylor Hufford ’59 of completed a master’s degree in at Bumrungrad International in Calif., June 15. Survivors include a Red Bluff, Calif., May 24. education at Pacific University. She the medical coordination office, sister, Elizabeth (Betty) Rushing Russell Thurman ’59 of Powell is an English/language arts teacher which coordinates care for 40 Blackburn ’60, and brother-in-law, Butte, May 30. at Parrish Middle School in the percent of the hospital patients Dick Blackburn ’57. Nancy Seufert ’65 of Gig Salem-Keizer School District. who come from 200 countries Shirley (Michel) Miller ‘58 of Harbor, Wash., Aug. 10. Scott Herron ’10 married around the world. Bend, Dec. 11. Survivors include her Survivors include her Melissa Davaz ’10 July 27. Marci Klimek ’10 of Bend was GSH the first female finisher in the Eugene Marathon half marathon race. Volunteer shares (Boydstun) Gillihan ’70Glenda of ’10 MessmerMegan in public administration with a from nursing after working in a enthusiasm, one master’s Longview, Wash., recently retiredof a received Portland specialization in local government variety of hospitals. She worked for Hatfield School of Government. in Longview. wheel at a time years in an orthopedic office28 University’s State Portland from married Tyler Carter June 30. In memoriam Brian Adams ’87 has turned his love of of Salem ’10 MillageTeal Kaelen Park ’10 is working on unicycling into a thriving after-school program. her master’s degree in international John Spencer ’38 of Roseburg, In 2009, Adams started a unicycle club at his business at the Hult International May 27. Survivors include a children’s school, Vose Elementary in Beaverton. Business School in Shanghai. granddaughter, Judy (Arp) Ryan ’98. Tom Sherwood ’10 married Stanford Bloomquist ’39 of Des The unicycle club, operated solely by volunteers, Rose Kelter ’09 June 30. Tom is Moines, Wash., Aug. 3. became the only after-school program offered an associate portfolio manager at Juliette (Mochettaz) at the school when budget cuts forced other Headwater Investments and Rose Gunderman ’46 of McMinnville, programs to close last year. Since its start, 68 works at Linfield. Aug. 10. students have participated in the program Brynn Hurdus ’11 of Beaverton Jesse Rolph ’49 of Fresno, Calif., with a current wait list to join. was named women’s head golf Aug. 24. Adams, a sales coordinator for Univar, coach at Linfield. Alberta (Shaffer) Boyle ’49 of an international chemical distributor, learned to Colin Jones ’11 of Portland is Tillamook, Sept. 25. ride when he was 7 and continued his hobby at the field coordinator and social James L. Macnab ’49 of Covina, Linfield, even cycling near the Eiffel Tower during media director for Jefferson Calif., Feb. 26. a study abroad trip to France. Smith’s mayoral campaign. Thomas Jay Newton ’50 of “In Paris, I happened upon two unicyclists Jane Ko ’11 has been hired in Dallas, July 5. Survivors include his the neuro-ICU unit at the Mayo wife, Darla (Lang) ’50. on tall unicycles and asked if I could ride one,” Clinic in Rochester, Minn. William “Bill” Purcell ’50 of he recalls. “They were surprised when I could free Caitlin Nevin ’11 of Loma Linda, Caldwell, Idaho, June 11. Survivors mount in the middle of the square.” Calif., is working on a doctorate include sons, Jeffrey ’76 and An avid volunteer, Adams has led a number in physical therapy at Loma Linda Stephen ’74. of groups and teams in addition to the unicycle Medical School of Allied Health Norman Dale Dyche ’51 of club including Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, soccer Professions. She married Matthew Amity, June 28. and magic. He and his children are members of Cook May 26. Thomas Lauritsen ’53 of the One-Wheeled Wonders, sponsored by Maria Sandoval-Perez ’11 Wilsonville, Aug. 21. Survivors include New Vision Fellowship Church in Beaverton, of Dayton is a college and career his wife, Susanne (Duval) ’55. and ride in several parades every year. He has facilitator at McMinnville High Clarence E. Bishop ’53 of ridden his 36-inch wheel unicycle in the School. Seattle, Wash., June 26. Survivors Portland Bridge Pedal. Petra Whitacre ’11 of include his wife, Virginia Burlington, Vt., is working at a (Wakeman) ’52. “All of these activities help children hospital in Burlington. Rodney Romney ’54 of Idaho build self esteem along with providing them Lena Witkowski ’11 of Portland Falls, Idaho, trustee emeritus, constructive outlets for being physically active, had a daughter, Elsa, Dec. 26. June 30. mentally stimulated and entertained,” he said. Stephanie Easley ’12 is working Philip Travis Comfort ’54 of “I suppose they help me stay young at heart, at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Elk Grove, Calif., Aug. 17. Survivors physically fit and entertained as well.” Candice Molina ’12 of Salem include his wife, Marilyn (Beard) ’54. is a pre-op and PACU RN at the Oren Small ’57 of Hillsboro, – Laura Davis Willamette Surgery Center. June 12. Survivors include his wife, Fall 2012 l i n f i e l d m a g a z i n e - 2 9


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