September 1995 Alumnotes

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HUB Memories Wanted

As the 50th anniversary of the Husky Union Building approaches in October 1999, personal memories, experiences or anecdotes about the HUB are being collected for the anniversary celebration. Send your reminiscences, including your name, the year in which your memory is from, and an address and phone number, to Paul Zuchowski, Husky Union Building, Box 352230, University of Washington, Seattle, 98195-2230.


Hazel E. Clark, '27, '28, Everett, writes to ask "How many of our library school class are still on deck? In going through the alumni directory, there were only four of us from the library school listed, but there certainly must be others." She said she took a tour of the campus with her granddaughter and couldn't believe how big the campus had grown.


Attention, Members of 1937 Husky Marching Band

The 100 members of the band who represented the UW in the 1937 Tournament of Roses Parade and Rose Bowl will be honored at halftime of the UW-UCLA Homecoming Game on Oct. 16, 1996. If you were a member of that band and have not yet been "found," or know anyone who was in the band and their current address, please contact Bert Pound at 8201 SE 35th, Mercer Island, WA 98040; phone: (206) 232-0762.

Arthur Epstein, '32, Seattle, recently lost his wife of 57 years and has Alzheimer's disease.

Fred H. White, '32, Orchard Park, N.Y., was honored by the International Conference of Community Churches as "Layman of the Year." In August 1994, he had a hole in one in golf, and in September 1994, he received an award from the National Assoc. of Life Underwriters for 50 consecutive years of service.

Frederick L. Coddington, '36, Reno, Nev., and his wife, Birla, '42, are both retired and enjoying traveling. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Dec. 31, 1994.

Roland B. Dickie, '37, Carmichael, Calif., retired in 1978 from King City High School after 18 years. Before that, he worked at Centralia High School from 1942 to 1956.

Kathryn L. Moen, '38, Mount Vernon, is a retired school teacher and president of many organizations.

Jessie Durkee Nugent, '38, Seattle, announces the arrival of her first grandchild, Corey William Nugent, on May 24, 1995.


Jack R. Altaras, '40, Bellevue, retired after 55 years as a store owner and pharmacy work. He and his wife, Victoria, have been married for 45 years, and they have two granddaughters, Rina and Lindsay.

Darrel (Righty) Eden, '43, Seattle, was the playing captain for the U.S. Crawford Cup tennis team, which played in an international event in May in France.

June Anderson Almquist, '46, Seattle, received the Georgina Davis Founder's Award from the Women in Communications, Inc. She was assistant manager for administration at the Seattle Times. She taught news writing classes at the UW School of Communications and is past president of the Seattle Professional Chapter of WICI.

Marguerite Kuhns, '48, Seattle, retired in 1990 from the Bon Marché, where she worked on and off for 35 years as an advertising copy writer. She has been editing The Voter for the League of Women Voters for the past two years.

Carin Brown Steckler, '48, Seattle, retired in June from Alexander & Alexander, an international insurance brokerage firm. She is president of Seattle Panhellenic at the UW, representing Delta Zeta.

Raymond Foote, '49, Carson City, Nev., is a part-time music lecturer and professor of piano at Western Nevada Community College. He previously taught at San Jose State, the Univ. of Santa Clara and the Univ. of San Francisco.

Martin McGowan, '49, Palm Springs, Calif., completed training as a court appointed special advocate and has been sworn in as an officer of the court in the Riverside County juvenile court system.


Phyllis Anderson Richards, '53, Kamuela, Hawaii, has lived at Kahua Ranch for 40 years. She does community work and teaches CPR and first aid for the American Red Cross. She was a school nurse and football trainer for 20 years before retiring.

Norman Kunkel, '54, Seattle, took part in the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of World War II concentration camps. He was one of 70 American Field Service Ambulance Corps drivers who served with the British to liberate the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

Burton E. Bard Jr., '55, '66, Seattle, is president of the American Cultural Exchange, which opened a new office this year at Flinders Univ. in Adelaide, Australia.

Terri Baysinger Malinowski, '58, Woodinville, retired in July after 20 years a newspaper editor and 15 years as communications director of the Northshore School Dist. She plans to travel with her husband, who is also retired.

Marshall Gish, '59, Fort Worth, Texas, received the 1994 Award of Merit from the American Society for Testing and Materials for his contributions to the advancement of plastics pipe standardization.


Raymond Soule, '60, Bremerton, is the new chief executive officer of the Doctors Clinic. He retired in 1992 after a career in the banking industry.

Stefan Christopher, '61, Seattle, is an instructor of English as a second language at City Univ. and a violinist with the Bellevue Philharmonic Orchestra.

Robert Johnstone, '62, McMinnville, Ore., received a distinguished service award from McMinnville Community Hospital. He is an attorney.

Merrily Fredericks Boone, '63, Manchester, received her master's in gifted curriculum and instruction from Seattle Univ. in 1993. She teaches a challenge class in the Peninsula School Dist. in Gig Harbor.

William Corbin, '63, Tacoma, is executive vice president of timberlands for Weyerhaeuser, and a member of the advisory committees for the UW School of Business Administration and the College of Forest Resources.

Martha Daysmith Baker, '64, Port Angeles, married Sam Baker, moved to a small town and raised two children who are now college students. She worked as a hygienist for 10 years before retiring to a life of "diapers, proms, kayaks, skis, dances, classes and Rollerblades," she writes.

Sandra Lewis, '64, '70, Seattle, is executive director of the Alzheimer's Assoc. of Western and Central Washington.

Patricia Widden, '65, Bellevue, won second prize for her poem Blue Heron and honorable mention for Scorpio in the 1995 Eastside Writers Assoc. contest.

Pamela Atkinson, '66, Salt Lake City, is vice president, mission services, for a large health care company. Her job involves working directly with homeless and low-income people.

William Fowler, '66, Seattle, is moving to the national headquarters of Deloitte & Touche to become the company's chief executive officer. He had been regional managing partner for the Northwest and Pacific region and office managing partner.

Margaret Lytle Lemberg, '66, '69, Seattle, is a licensed massage practitioner. She graduated from Seattle Massage School in 1992.

Linda Flathers Parsley, '66, Leavenworth, published a 400-page family history on the Greenvilles. Research was done in Fairbault, Minn., and Walla Walla.

William C. Taylor, '66, Bellevue, has joined Wilder Construction as chief financial officer. He will oversee finances for all of Wilder's divisions in Washington and Alaska.

William Waring, '66, Seattle, recently retired from overseas assignments in Africa, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean as an Episcopal priest.

Emily Weeks Baker, '67, Redmond, is the mother of three children, ages 25, 19 and 17. Her youngest daughter graduated from Redmond High School and is entering Central Washington Univ. She also notes that she is single after being a full-time homemaker since the 1970s. "Depressing and exciting at the same time," she writes.

Sally Anne Christy, '67, '79, Seattle, is a consulting teacher in the STAR mentor program of the Seattle School Dist. Her daughter, Heidi Pierson, graduated from the UW in 1991, and daughter Holly graduated this year.

Alan Felthous, '67, Galveston, Texas, is the Marie B. Gale Professor in the Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Univ. of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

Larry Henderson, '68, Seattle, has opened the Nautilus Marine Art Gallery at Chandler's Cove on Lake Union. He has run his own graphic design firm, Words & Graphics, for 13 years

Georgie Kunkel, '68, Seattle, is president of the Washington State Democratic Women and recently noted the 75th anniversary of woman suffrage by honoring women of the Seattle City Council.

Helen Sommers, '69, '70, Seattle, received a Woman of Achievement award from Women in Communications, Inc. She has been a member of the Washington State House of Representatives since 1973, and has been instrumental in sponsoring programs in education, prevention of teen pregnancy and civic preservation.


Stephen Juntila, '71, Everett, dropped in and out of a few graduate school programs before accepting a staff position with the Congress. He returned to the Pacific Northwest in the 1980s. He is a senior review appraiser for Snohomish County.

Robin Keil, '71, Bonn, Germany, is managing editor the international defense magazine Naval Forces.

Jim Konschuh, '71, Tacoma, left his position as UWAA director of marketing and communications for the last eight years to open a used book store, A Fair Trade, at 116 Meridian St. in downtown Puyallup, phone (206) 848-5727. He is offering UWAA members a discount; be sure to bring your alumni card. MUST USE

Sachiko Takahashi, '71, Tokyo, published five books and visited Seattle this past summer.

Katharine Knowles, '73, Seattle, received a Woman of Achievement award from the Women in Communications, Inc. She is the founder of the Health Information Network, a non-profit organization providing health-related resource information to individuals, organizations and agencies on HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

Gordon R. Miller, '73, Aloha, Ore., just finished a year in Beijing, setting up an integrated circuit wafer manufacturing plant.

James DeFranco, '74, Seattle, has been named executive vice president and chief financial officer of Intrawest Real Estate. He had been chief operating officer for Seattle-based Ferguson Construction.

Kristianne Gates Blake, '75, Spokane, has been elected to the board of directors of the Composite Group of Funds. She is president of her own Spokane-based accounting services firm.

Ralph Siegel, '75, Mercer Island, is the new office managing partner of Deloitte & Touche's Pacific Northwest office.

Jim Charney, '76, New Haven, Conn., is in private practice and teaches at Yale in the Child Study Ctr. and psychiatry departments.

Pat Hansen, '77, Seattle, and her firm, Hansen Design., have been selected by the UW School of Medicine to design a special identity program and materials to commemorate the school's 50th anniversary.

Ed Joyce, '77, Corvallis, Ore., was laid off from his job as station manager of KOAC-FM, the Oregon Public Broadcasting station in Corvallis, as part of a budget cut. He won numerous awards for his reporting and is a regular contributor to National Public Radio. He has worked for Northwest Public Radio in Pullman and in stations in Seattle, Spokane, Eugene and Medford.

Cmdr. J.J. Mathews, '77, San Antonio, Texas, turned over command of the Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 136 in Atsugi, Japan, after being there for three years. His new duty station is with the Joint Electronic Warfare Center in San Antonio.

George L. Miller, '77, Quilcene, retired from North Seattle Community College and purchased the Quilcene Hotel. He and his wife, Reta, '73, who retired from Boeing, offer a 10 percent discount to alumni showing their UWAA membership cards. The hotel offers eight rooms with shared baths and one room with a private bath.

David Guterson, '78, '80, Bainbridge Island, is the author of three books and a contributing editor at Harper's magazine. His most recent novel, Snow Falling on Cedars, has won numerous awards including the prestigious PEN Faulkner Prize.

Kristin Stout Milio, '78, Baltimore, developed computer-based training for several years and is now in school to become a speech language pathologist. She and her husband, Ron, will soon be moving to Chester, England, where Ron will work for Unilever and Kristin will attend Manchester Metropolitan Univ.

Stephen Solkshinitz, '78, Vacaville, Calif., was promoted to commander in the Naval Reserves. He is expecting the third addition to his family in January.

Dennis Conciolini, '79, Hillsboro, Ore., is an operations engineering manager for Fujitsu Microelectronics in Gresham, Ore. He and his wife, Suzanne, have two children: Joshua, 10; and Jacqueline, 6.

Charles Naden, '79, Seattle, is a captain at United Airlines, flying Boeing 737s.

Pamela Ribovick, '79, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is changing careers after 15 years as an Air Force meteorologist. She earned a master's of business administration in aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. in 1989. She plans to pursue a career in total quality management. She is married to Scott Taylor, a commercial pilot.

Cmdr. Brian J. Williams, '79, Newport, R.I., was promoted to his present rank while serving at the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.


Lynne Packer Munoz, '80, '87, Monroe, facilitates two teen parent support groups as well as teaching prenatal classes. She works as a consultant to area primary care clinics in assisting them to set up sites for low-income maternity patients.

Allan Rodrigue, '80, Chandler, Ariz., recently received a patent application award from Allied Signal Engines for his ceramic proof test process.

Gary Stachlowski, '80, Issaquah, is a partner with Arthur Andersen. In January, he accepted a three-year assignment to become tax partner-in-charge of the Warsaw, Poland, office.

Richard J. Stephan, '80, Sacramento, Calif., is a senior customer representative at Federal Express. He is also "writing and finishing the great American novel," he writes.

Joseph Souther, '80, '90, Billings, Mont., is a senior geotechnical engineer at HKM Associates Engineers.

Libia Gil, '81, 89, Bonita, Calif., is completing her second year as superintendent of the Chula Vista School District, the largest K-6 elementary school district in California.

Kathleen Mauro, '81, Tucson, Ariz., retired from the U.S. Army. She received her Ph.D. from the Univ. of Michigan in April.

John J. Wood, '81, Aurora, Ill., is sales manager for Luster Products in Chicago. He has two children.

William Boucher, '82, Arlington, Va., is a senior manager with American Express, responsible for customer service for federal government accounts.

Neal Johnson, '83, Washington, D.C., is executive editor of the Public Innovator, a newsletter that deals with government issues. It is sponsored by the Alliance for Redesigning Government, Andersen Consulting and the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Kerri Lynne Goodman, '83, Seattle, recently celebrated the one-year anniversary of the start-up of her third business, Coffee Talk magazine, an international trade publication. She is also preparing an infomercial for one of her other businesses, Java U, which tells people how to run their own coffee business.

Lt. Cmdr. Todd Schapler, '84, Jacksonville, Fla., completed a six-month deployment overseas aboard the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Persian Gulf and in the Adriatic Sea.

Deborah Lighthall Sanders, '85, Newcastle, is project manager for the Hacker Group, a direct response marketing agency in Bellevue.

Peter Shimer, '84, Seattle, has become a partner of the Deloitte & Touche's Seattle office. He is on the board of advisers for the UW Tyee Club and chairs the UW Basketball Board.

Kelli Metter, '85, Ashford, is a part-time ranger at Mt. Rainier National Park. She became engaged to Kevin Bacher in March, and they are planning a March, 1996 wedding.

Linda M. Smith, '85, Everett, is a teacher in the Marysville School Dist. She received a 1995 Washington Award for Excellence in Education.

Angela Beauchaine, '87, Wauwatosa, Wis., received her M.D. degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin on May 20. She received an American Medical Women's Assoc. Scholarship Achievement Citation in recognition of her academic ability. She will serve her pediatrics residency in Milwaukee.

Stephanie Wright, '87, Atlanta, is a co-founder of the UW Atlanta Geographic Club. A writer/producer for TBS, she recently returned from a film shoot in Africa.

Mike Roben, '88, Bainbridge Island, and Jenny Alia of Mercer Island are engaged to be married on Dec. 30. Mike is a manager at Arthur Anderson. Jenny is a marketing representative for US West Cellular.

Paddy Siu, '88, Hong Kong, is a finance and administration manager of Brinks (Hong Kong) Ltd.

Donna Watkins, '88, Johnson City, Tenn., is assistant director of the James H. Quillen College of Medicine Medical Library at East Tennessee State Univ.

Richard Berkowitz, '89, Olympia, has been appointed director of Pacific Coast operations in the Seattle office of the Maryland-based Transportation Inst.

Phil Crocker, '89, Seattle, will be marrying Amy Schreck, '93, in February, 1996. He used to play in tuba in the Husky Marching Band.

Stephen D. Dukes, '89, Castro Valley, Calif., has been named vice president for technology for TCI's Technology Ventures group in the Denver area. He had been director of advanced network technologies at the 3DO Company.

Paul Fretheim, '89, Seattle, teaches in the Spectrum Program for Highly Capable Students in the Seattle Public Schools. For the second year in a row, he was honored at the Superintendent's Celebration for Success for leading an expedition to Death Valley National Park. He takes his third and fourth grade classes there each spring.

Hugh Hazelquist, '89, Seattle, is western United States sales manager for AEI Music Network Inc., the world's leading provider of foreground music and audio/video systems.

Christine Howeiler, '89, Seattle, former UWAA awards and events coordinator, is now director of community relations at the Pacific Northwest Research Foundation. MUST USE

Brenda Leer, '89, San Diego, recently moved from Bellingham, where she was general manager of KZAZ public radio, to accept a position as executive director of San Diego County Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse.

Kym Nyyssela, '89, Seattle, was promoted to media relations director for KOMO TV.

Keith Watenpaugh, '89, Los Angeles, received a Fulbright-Hays Dissertation Research Fellowship and will spend the next two years doing research on the creation of Turkish and Arab identity in Syria and Turkey during the first part of the 20th century.

Brenden West, '89, Seattle, established the Washington Trade Center as a clearinghouse of information on the trade and international education community in Washington. The WTC has a home page on the Internet and has brought many Washington organizations on-line for the first time.


Jeanne Bell, '90, Port Orchard, is a vocational counselor with the Dept. of Social and Health Services Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation, helping people with disabilities find employment. She specializes in working with individuals who are deaf and hard of hearing.

Yvette Cole, '90, '94, Seattle, has been inducted into the San Francisco Prep Hall of Fame. She led the UW women's basketball team in scoring for four years and led the team to the NCAA tournament four times. She is an assistant basketball coach at the UW.

Linda Elliott, '90, Puyallup, is the associate director of news and information at Pacific Lutheran Univ. She was previously employed as features editor at the Federal Way News.

Patricia Graves, '90, Dallas, planned to take the bar exam in July and will join the law firm of Baker & McKenzie in September.

Suzanne Leonard, '90, Walla Walla, moved to Walla Walla in 1993 following her family practice residency at Valley Medical Ctr. in Renton. Last September, her group merged with a larger multispeciality group, the Walla Walla Clinic.

Eric Wilson, '90, Everett, completed two books last year--The Barns and Outbuildings of the Lowell Neighborhood, published by Lowell Printing and Publishing, and The Graham Family, published by Merrimac Press.

John Lee, '91, Renton, joined Knight, Vale and Gregory Inc. in January. He specializes in closely held construction companies financial services.

Natalie Muecke, '91, Boston, graduated from Harvard Law School and will be practicing in a Boston law firm.

Cheryl Funk Murray, '91, Centralia, is working for the Lewis County Sesquicentennial Celebration. Projects include a book and a historical marker program.

Dale W. Williams, '91, Florence, Mont., accepted a position with Craig A. Langel & Assoc., a certified public accounting firm in Missoula, Mont. He also enjoys world class fly fishing in his backyard on the Bitterroot River.

Jovelyn Agbalog, '92, Seattle, started Tonel & Co., a gourmet gift basketball company catering to individuals and corporate clients. She spent much of the past three years living in Maui and traveling to Southeast Asia and Australia.

Donna Berry, '92, Seattle, received the Oncology Nursing Foundation/Chiron Therapeutics Research Grant from the Oncology Nursing Society. The grant will support her research on irritative bladder symptoms. She is a research assistant professor at the UW School of Nursing.

Gregory Culpepper, '92, Agoura Hills, Calif., is the project engineer on a $94 million mall project. The Northridge Fashion Center was destroyed by the 1994 earthquake.

David Friedman, '92, North Hollywood, Calif., received his M.F.A. in screenwriting from USC's School of Cinema/Television in May.

Paul Kirk, '92, Denver, Colo., is the assistant director of public relations for the Denver Broncos. He had been a graduate assistant in athletic media relations at Arizona State for two years.

John J. Anderson, '93,. Edmonds, is working as a field representative for U.S. Rep. Anthony C. Beilenson in Woodland Hills, Calif. He and his wife, Gayle, enjoy being new parents following the birth of a girl, Lindsay, in October.

J. Marcos Aparicio, '93, Kirkland, a Coast Guard seaman, graduated from recruit training in Cape May, N.J.

Ensign Khoa Pham, '93, Seattle, completed Officer Candidate School at the Naval Aviation Schools Command in Pensacola, Fla.

Patricia Carney, '94, Raymond, N.H., received the 1995 Carol A. Lindaman Award for a New Researcher from the Western Inst. of Nursing/Western Society for Research in Nursing. She is a research assistant professor at Dartmouth Medical School.

2nd Lt. Robert DeGabriele, '94, Bothell, recently graduated from the Navy's Basic School in Quantico, Va.

Jacquelyn Ferry, '94, Kent, is in the second year of a master's in education program at Western Washington Univ. She will be student teaching next spring and will receive her certification to teach high school biology following completion of the program.

2nd Lt. Bruce Gordon, '94, Quantico, Va., recently graduated from the Navy's Basic School in Quantico, Va.

2nd. Lt. Toby Dyer, '94, Lynnwood, recently graduated from the Navy's Basic School in Quantico, Va.

2nd Lt. Raymond Hamling, '94, Fredericksburg, Va., recently graduated from the Navy's Basic School in Quantico, Va.

Edward J. Logan III, '94, Seattle, hasn't found an engineering job yet. "There are not entry level engineering jobs out there," he writes.

Rob Martin, '94, Vancouver, Wash., was promoted to branch manager of the Cascade Park Branch of Seafirst Bank in November 1994.

Lisa Robinson, '94, Alexandria, Va., is the public relations manager for the four-star ANA Hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.

Staci Sprout, '94, Seattle, was a medical social worker at Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County before becoming a program case manager at Mediplex Rehab of Seattle.

Raymond Tumbleson, '94, Kutztown, Pa., is an assistant professor of English at Kutztown State Univ.

George Van Slyke, '94, Sumner, is one year into his doctorate in education program and school superintendent program at Seattle Pacific Univ. He also works for the Sumner School Dist. as an aquatic director. He has three children ages 17, 12 and 4.

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