Behind the Scenes: Images of the Past

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Winter 2012 Reader Responses

Reader Responses

(1) Joe Stewart ’87 identified Steve Fukuchi ’87 at the front of the image, and Anna Mueller ’87 confirmed, adding that the students were probably Wallulah yearbook staff. Having taken the photo, she recognized Barbie (King) Ladderud ’88; Cindy Carver; Cathy Beasley; Tracy (Kolbe) Reeves ’87, MBA’88; Stacey (Gisler) Caraballo ’87; Ed Spicknall ’86; Darryl Rice; Greg (Levin) Saint James ’88; and Sean Gallagher ’88. Ramona (Mills) Murtha ’89 and Theresa (Westfall) MacLennan ’85 corroborated.

(2) In this photo of four men in uniform, Eloise (Rarey) Adams ’49 spotted her father, Harry Rarey ’22 (far right), as well as her uncle, Russell Rarey ’21 (second from left).

(3) Kay Barckley ’74 wrote that these women are Alpha Phis: Beverly (Iverson) Brenner ’74, Toni Cloud ’74, Kathy (Frey) McKenzie ’76 and Barbara (Dauben) Baumer ’75.

(4) Julia (Fullager) Hume ’55 reports that the young women are Patricia (Harris) Goff ’55 (right) and Sheryl Stookey ’56. Beverly (Kliever) Buttram ’54 confirmed, mentioning that the man is Dick Drake ’55 and that the event was Willamette’s first military ball, Sept. 26, 1953. Jane York ’54 corroborated.