Class News - 1960s
Richard Ditewig B.M. retired in September 2007 after 33 years of federal service. He keeps busy playing the organ at church and doing genealogical research on his family.
Rosemary Lombard B.A. has moved back to the Portland area after retiring from her day job. Her career spanned teaching in schools, universities, and adult education programs; running a science research library; serving as a naturalist on San Francisco Bay; and doing outreach, photography, graphics, and writing for Palo Alto's water pollution prevention program. She's setting up her decades-old animal communication lab, her true passion and specialty, in her Hillsboro home. She'd be happy to hear from other alums.
John Watson B.A. has retired from the University of Oregon after 20 years of teaching and serving as department head for theatre arts as well as being actively involved in the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. He would love to hear from old friends.
Charles Thomas B.S., after receiving his M.B.A. in 1967 from the University of Portland, worked in the tug and barge business. Eventually he owned Coast Line Transportation, from which he retired in 1990. He continues his connection with the water by cruising in his yacht. Another consistent interest is his dream to build a self-sustaining retreat center for the homeless that incorporates the residents' own talents along with life skill training. Thomas lives in Beaverton.
De Etta Greenwalt B.A. has retired after a 30-year career with Monterey County in California. She and her partner, Frank, and dog, Buddy, are living the life of full-time trailer bums, following the sun, enjoying good weather, hiking, and dancing the Argentine tango. For photos of their travels, go to www.kodak gallery.com/dea-and-frank.
Arts & Sciences 40th Reunion
Oct. 2-5, 2008
Roger Ferland B.A. is in the top 5 percent of attorneys in Arizona and New Mexico in environmental law, according to the June 2007 issue of Southwest Super Lawyers magazine. He was also ranked in the 2007 edition of the Chambers USA directory. Ferland, a partner in the national law firm Quarles & Brady, is a graduate of Duke University Law School. His practice is based in Phoenix.
James Tuckett B.S., after 25 years on Wall Street, retired as first vice president of Morgan Stanley. Retirement came just as his first book, Equipping the Saints, was being published. He continues his work as president of the Westminster Fellowship and manages the Old Gray Dog Foundation, a charitable organization that promotes compassionate care in veterinary medicine and the essential tenets of the Christian faith.
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