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1944 Virginia “Ginny” Skiff Brutschy died peacefully in Monterey, California, on July 1, 2016, after a brief illness. Ginny enjoyed sailing, attending opera and symphony performances in San Francisco, and traveling the world. She is survived by sons Mason S. Brutschy and Lance F. Brutschy and three grandchildren. 1948 Melissa Evans Lovelady died last fall…

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In Memoriam

Terry Freeman, former curator of visual resources in the Art Department, died on March 27, 2021, peacefully at her home in Colorado Springs. Terry spent 27 years at CC and supported and mentored generations of students in their study and research, sharing her love of art and art history. She also supported faculty and the…

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A Tribute to Stephen Allen Scott, Professor of Music

Bowed Piano Ensemble

“I like the stream of great ideas seemingly pouring out of the back of Ryan’s head, the red-brick solidarity of Jonathan, Steve’s positive thumbs-up, and the fact that I look less fat than I actually am! I will cherish this shot for many years! ” —  Professor of Music Stephen Scott, commenting on the photo…

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Obituaries

’30 We recently received word that Lois Herbert Divinsky passed away Dec. 22, 1995, in Marinette, Wisconsin. She taught public school in Chicago, Illinois, for many years. Her sister, Georgia Herbert Silliman ’43, also attended CC and passed away last year. ’37 Caroline Morrison Brown died Nov. 24, 2020, in Colorado Springs. She had a…

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In Memoriam

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry Keith Kester died suddenly from illness on July 17, in Denver, Colorado. Keith taught inorganic chemistry at CC for 44 years from 1967 until he retired in 2011. Keith’s love of science and its interconnectedness with the wider world was no secret and something he shared openly with his students. He…

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Milestones

Births & Adoptions ’00 Sydney Stoner and husband, Dr. Erik Kish-Trier, welcomed a baby girl, Abbey Kish-Trier, on March 16, 2020 in Salt Lake City, Utah. ’07 Alden Parker and his wife, Taryn, welcomed their first child, Connelly Ann “Nell,” on May 28, 2019. (Alden says, “CC might just be getting a new Tiger from…

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Milestones

Obituaries ’34 Vida B. Culvern passed away on Nov. 4, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at 106 years old. ’43 Judy Harrell Johnson was the president of the Associated Women Students her senior year. She worked as a high school art teacher and for Continental Airlines as a cost accountant. Judy passed away peacefully in her…

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Milestones

Births & Adoptions ’00 Rachel DePuy ’00, a son, Theodore “Teddy” Izsak, Aug. 9, 2019, in Missoula, Montana.   Weddings & Celebrations ’96 Sara Fry ’96 and Beau Seegmiller, Nov. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. ’06 Angela Schillaci ’06 and Greg Dihlmann-Malzer, Aug. 3, 2019, Telluride, Colorado. ’10 Annisa Harsha ’10 and Matt Kerns ’10,…

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In Memoriam: Dennis Showalter

Dennis Showalter

Retired History Professor Emeritus Dennis Showalter, known to many even outside the department as “the most engaging professor at the school,” died Dec. 30, 2019, from complications related to esophageal cancer in Colorado Springs. He was 77. Dennis claimed German military history as his specialty, but others note his influence on worldwide military history was…

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In Memoriam: William Becker

William Becker

William Becker, professor emeritus of economics, died on Dec. 27, at the age of 84 in Colorado Springs. William was born on Dec. 24, 1935, in New Orleans, Louisiana, a place that would begin his love of language, arts, and music from cultures all over the world. A self-named “citizen of the world,” he traveled…

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