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Class of 1960 Notes
60th Reunion
“For as long as we live, they too will live,
For they are now a part of us, as
We remember them.”

Harry and Janice Mazadoorian, Larry and Sharon Nazarian, and Polly and Andy Erickson

This verse concluded the reading of the names of the 145 classmates who had died since our last reunion. Those reading at the Giamatti Bench on the Old Campus were Bob Ackerman, Donald Dell, Mike Dickerson, Doug Guiler, Rob Hanke, Peter Knudsen, Harry Mazadoorian, Dick Sigal, Peter Wells, Rusty Wing, and honorary classmates Lynn Hanke and Carol Schaller. Bill Weber then led us in singing Bright College Years as we placed Peruvian lilies on the Bench to honor our departed friends.

It was a good reunion and Rusty Wing and Dick Sigal are to be commended and thanked for making it happen at last. Attendance was down (46 classmates, 35 spouses and friends, three widows) but the twice postponement, age, health, Covid, and fear of Covid kept many away. One of our number, who has changed nationality, did not yet have a new passport. … READ THE FULL REPORT HERE


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