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Weddings & Celebrations 2010 Jessica Van Doren and Lukas Ulrich Van Doren, in Boise, Idaho. 2014 Amanda “Gracie” Rennecker and Tyson Sessions, July 8, 2016, in Larkspur, Colorado. Births & Adoptions 2000 Tressa Pearson-Franks Braam and Asa Braam, a girl, Gemma Elsbeth, on April 22 in Issaquah, Washington. 2005 David “Chief” Ramirez and Angelina Ramirez,…

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In Memoriam: Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr.

Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr., May 18, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was 90 years old. Buzz founded the Department of Anthropology at CC, where he taught from 1959 to 1993. Buzz was born on Jan. 3, 1927, to Rudolph and Ethel Kutsche. His college years at Harvard University were broken up by a two-year…

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Yaffe

James “Jim” Yaffe, June 4, in Denver. He was 90. A longtime CC English professor, Jim also wrote fiction and nonfiction chronicling the lives of American Jews in the 20th century. He was born in Chicago on March 31, 1927, to Samuel Yaffe, a businessman, and the former Florence Scheinman, a homemaker. The family moved…

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In Memoriam: Barbara Maurin Arnest

Barbara Maurin Arnest, Feb. 15, at age 93. After winning the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary national patriotic essay contest in 1941, Barbara attended the University of Minnesota. She worked as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, where her interview subjects included artist Bernard Arnest, whom she would soon marry. They came to Colorado Springs in 1957,…

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Herving Madruga Remembered

It is always difficult to reminisce about a dear colleague who has left us. On February 11, Herving Madruga would have been 87 years old.  He passed away on January 15, 2017. He had a rich life and was one of the pillars of the Romance Languages Department, teaching French and offering many innovative courses…

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Milestones

Weddings and Celebrations Kitren Fischer ’03 and Justin Cox, Oct. 8, at Selby Fleetwood Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Amanda Nichols ’09 and Zak Podmore ’11, Oct. 1, in Bluff, Utah. Madeline Furst ’10 and Alex Weiss ’09, June 18, in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Jillian Keahey ’10 and Tony Weskamp, June 25, in Washington…

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Obituaries

1942 Bettijo Evans Bucklin, June 10, in Salem, Oregon. She was 95. A native Coloradan, Bettijo met and married Floyd “Buck” Bucklin ’39 M.A.T. ’40 while attending CC. She was active in many organizations throughout her life. Buck predeceased her. Bettijo is survived by children Floyd Bucklin Jr., Molly Fitzsimmons, and John Bucklin, as well…

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In Memoriam: Dirk Baay

Dirk Baay, Aug. 12, at age 92. Dirk was professor emeritus of German at CC, where he taught for nearly a quarter-century. Growing up in the Netherlands, Dirk learned to speak several languages. Soon after high school, he was sent by Nazi occupiers to work in Germany, where his fluency made him suited for an…

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From the Archives

In the early 1950s, national championships and national renown drew famous faces to CC Tiger hockey. Here entertainment superstars Bob Hope and Marilyn Maxwell share a joke with the late Ron Hartwell ’52 (see obituary page 11) at the Broadmoor World Arena in 1951. Photo courtesy of Charles “Chuck” MacNab ’54 with identifying information provided…

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Births & Adoptions

2006 Scott Ladley and Heidi Ludwick, a girl, Matilda Marie, on April 25 in Toronto. Christopher Lyons (formerly Hamp-Lyons) and Betsy Burkett Lyons ’07, a girl, Lanigan Noelle, on April 20, 2015, in Philadelphia. 2008 Melissa Pollack Jones M.A.T. ’10 and Phillip Jones, a girl, Riley Rose, on Aug. 9 in Arlington, Virginia.

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