Nancy Gupton Aitken reports that she and her husband John continue to enjoy life in Perry Park, Colo., a small community in the foothills halfway between Denver and Colorado Springs. They have been married for 62 years.
Judy Dunham Day is a retired English instructor, living with her husband Richard in Arizona. They have three children, six grandchildren, and one great-grandchild.
Hazel King Severin is living on the Colorado farm where she was born. “I’ve only been away from here for the four years at Colorado College and when I got my master’s degree in elementary education at the University of Northern Colorado in 1962.” Hazel is a retired teacher.
Lyn Wigley Hiester is “living a wonderful life!” She says she is still traveling with her companion, still skiing, and has another great-grandchild. (That makes four now.)
Bob Hendee was given the President’s Call to Service Award on behalf of the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. This lifetime achievement award was signed by then-President George W. Bush. The council was established to recognize important contributions made by Americans within their communities through service and civic engagement. Bob has spent his life in pediatric neurosurgery. He was chief surgeon at Denver Children’s Hospital for many years, and after moving to Texas in 1992, he became a board member of Prevent Child Abuse Texas. Throughout his life, Bob says he has remained motivated by his belief that “children are so important and we must do everything we can to protect them and help them grow into good human beings.”
He has served on many boards: The Texas Association for Protection of Children, the Travis County Child Protective Service, Travis County Child Fatality Review, Texas Region VII CSP Citizens Review and Region VII Fatality Review. He also is a member of Texans Care for Children. He has volunteered at the Austin Children’s Shelter, where CPS places children removed from homes, for 14 years.
Barbara Wusich Young says “Life is good! We are still traveling and spending the remainder of our time in Arizona or Santa Fe.”
50th Reunion October 9-11, 2009
Doug Mitchell is serving as a member of President Dick Celeste’s International Advisory Board. Doug lives in Calgary, Alberta, where he is the national co-chairman of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.