Pine Spring 2010: Additional Memoirs
Clinton E. Wager, Jr., '31 BS, '45 MED, deceased Dec. 2.
Frank Estavillo, '35 BA, -'43 MA, deceased Aug. 20.
Olga Joy, '37 BA, deceased Dec. 9.
Joy F. Teufert Wolf, '42 BA, deceased Aug. 11.
Milton R. Berg, '47 MA, deceased Dec. 26 (search for "Milton R. Berg").
John A. Montgomery, '50 BS, '56 MED, deceased.
Robert Wade Preston, '53 BS, '55 MED, deceased July 30. WWII Air Corps veteran, serving in the Northern Mariana Islands and working on a ship repairing B-29 bombers. Spent the majority of his education career teaching history and typing at years at Flag High.
Lavena Wilson, '53 BS, '56 MED, deceased Mar. 22, 2007.
George Edward Burns, '57 MED, deceased Aug. 2. Served in the Navy 1949 on the USS Bairoko CVE115. Teacher at Grand Canyon and Creighton schools; administrator for schools in Ganado, Window Rock, Cave Creek, Ehrenberg and Kingman. Member of Elks for 58 years; active member of Mountain View UMC. Loved camping, boating, hunting, and fishing.
Lois H. Price, '51 BS, '58 MED, deceased June 21.
Hays Corbett Kirby, '68 BS, deceased Dec. 13.
Hector Harold Bejarano, '69 MS, deceased July 5.
George Winters, '70 BS, '91 BS, deceased July 13. Star athlete in high school and NAU All-American in basketball; coached Hawthorne (Nev.) Serpents girls basketball to five titles and one crown, as well as boys hoops, baseball, softball and girls golf. Also known as the voice of the Serpents football team.
(Joseph) Joe Vales, '74 BS, deceased Nov. 4.
Alex Kochlacs, '75 BS, deceased May 14.
Dennis Finfrock, '75 MS, deceased July 18.
Maxine Lasoff Rusche, '83 MS, '90 PHD, deceased Oct. 18.
Curtis Massey, '89 BGS, deceased Jan. 28.
Katherine M. "Kathy" Narbona, '92 MM, deceased Jan. 10, 2010.
Nathan Scott, '03 BS, deceased Oct. 31. Worked as a chemist/scientist for Watson Pharmaceuticals and Abraxis BioScience. "Rockclimber, musician, writer, sports enthusiast, photographer, painter, animal lover...Whether scaling a cliff with his buddies, playing the didgeridoo or snapping photos, Nathan made the most of his life.....His mischievous streak always burbled beneath the surface...with a ready smile and a caring way.¿ View his photography at www.flickr.com/photos/natedagreat/sets/.
Ryan Neal Hochstedler, '09 BS, deceased Nov. 20.
Robert G. "Bob" Faucett, attended, Nov. 8. Lifetime resident of Richmond, Ind.; Korean War Navy veteran, retired as general manager at Indiana Press Steel, Penn Central Division. Well-known for his fast pitch softball pitching, honored in the Fast Pitch Softball Hall of Fame in Oklahoma City.
Robert T. Konig, attended, deceased Jan. 4, 2010.
Mike Ahumada Valenzuela, Jr., attended, deceased Oct. 31. Attended ASTC on a football scholarship. WWII veteran. Owner of Nogales Transfer & Fuel Co. and Arrendadora AMA trucking company. Co-Founder of the Nogales High School Hall of Fame; Grand Knight of KOC, member of Elks, American Legion, and Friend of the Santa Cruz Courthouse.
Corinne Vidano Weeks, attended, deceased Dec. 22.
Ruby Wick, attended, deceased Dec. 30.
Joshua Ahmann, current student, deceased Oct. 19.
Lee Michael Cudaback, current student, current student, deceased July 31.
Bryce Gillies, current student, deceased July.
Kory Hofferber, current student, deceased Nov. 15.
Joseph Rommel, current student, deceased July 14.
Fred Carter, staff, deceased Jan. 9, 2010.
Evelyn R. Downum, retiree, deceased July 7.
Alan Eder, former faculty, deceased Oct. 9.
Calvin E. James, retiree., deceased Dec. 29.
Donna Marie McQuain, deceased July 3.
Margaret A. Parker Miller, retiree, deceased Aug. 6. Fourteen years of service as tenured assistant professor in NAU's College of Education. Second grade teacher for University Elementary School; Flagstaff public school voice, music education and kindergarten teacher. Active member of Flag's Federated Community Church congregation and choir; then choir director at Verde Valley Presbyterian. "Margaret cherished her many family, friends and relationships in both Flagstaff and the Verde."
Judy Mitchell, former staff, deceased June 26.
Jack Pfister, former regent, deceased July 20.
Dot Reidelbach, retiree, deceased Oct. 21.
Calbert Seciwa, former staff, deceased July 13.
Phillip Staires, former staff, deceased Oct. 19.
Doris Harper White, friend, deceased Oct. 5. (Read a brief tribute.)