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1963

UGRD Arts & Sciences '63
Firpo, Frank


Frank Firpo '63 retired from his 45-year long coaching career at Burlingame High School. Firpo coached softball, volleyball, girls basketball and boys basketball at Burlingame in addition to teaching history and physical education and serving as athletic director from 2000-06. He retired as a teacher in 2004.

submitted Sep. 1, 2010 12:29P
'63
Di Bono, Reno

Reno Di Bono ’63 writes that he has been married to Anna Maria for 50 years and has lived in Cupertino for 50 years. They have three sons—Reno ’87, Jeff ’88, and Dave ’92—and nine grandchildren. Di Bono was a basketball coach and teacher of American history at St. Francis High School (1964–1969). He then taught AP American history for 33 years at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino (1969–2002). He has been a professional accordionist for 40 years,(www.italianaccordion.com) and continues to lecture on American history at a variety of local community organizations.

submitted Nov. 1, 2013 8:48A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '63
Cable, Richard

Richard Cable '63 writes: "Recently was a playing member of the first American baseball team to visit mainland China to engage the Chinese in baseball games. The Americans took 4 out of 5 games and, at 72, I was the oldest person to ever play baseball in China."

submitted Nov. 6, 2012 10:24A
'63
Bachmann, Robert

Robert Bachmann '63 retired in 2001 from Northrop Grumman and is now teaching part time at Monterey Naval Postgraduate School. 

submitted Apr. 13, 2010 12:36P

1964

GRD Leavey/MBA '64
Wilson, Richard

Richard Wilson MBA '64 and his wife, Celia, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in March.

submitted May. 28, 2013 5:27P
'64
Weston, Paul

Paul F. Weston '64,  MA '73 taught during the spring semester at The Royal University of Phenom Phen. He worked with students in the English Support Program. These students are in teacher training and are learning curriculum management, classroom strategies, and effective teaching skills.

submitted Feb. 3, 2009 7:30P
'64
Ucovich, Miguel

Miguel Ucovich '64 was selected to the Board of Directors for the California League of Cities for a two year term beginning in September of 2011. Ucovich is a council member in the Town of Loomis

submitted Jul. 24, 2011 6:50A
UGRD Arts & Sciences '64
Turner, John

John Turner ’64 M.A. ’72 writes that he currently lives in downtown San Jose after living in Los Gatos for 30 years. He Retired in 2004 after teaching high school English for 35 years. He enjoys volunteering and serving on two boards.

submitted May. 19, 2012 7:41P
UGRD Leavey Business '64
Tone, Nick

Freshman Dorm: Kenna

Nick Tone ’64 is retired from the high-tech industry having worked for Westinghouse Electric, Northrop Grumman and Intel. He has been residing in the Sierra foothills for 15 years. Nick enjoys watching his four grandsons grow (Gabe, Jose & Tony, sons of Elizabeth Ann Tone Kitch, and Jonah Tone, son of Joseph P. Tone ’01). Nick is one of the class of ’64 alum traveling with their families to Sunriver Ore., yearly, since 1989. In Sunriver they enjoy golf and other outdoor activities. Over these 25 years 25 different classmates have participated in the annual trek. Nick looks forward to our 50th reunion this fall and his classmates' induction into the Gianera Society.

submitted Mar. 4, 2014 12:42P
UGRD Leavey Business '64
Sullivan Jr, Clarence R (Snowhite)

Clarence Sullivan ’64 writes: “My grandad taught the Commercial Course in 1911. My parents and four grandparents are buried at the University Cemetery and my daughter, Kieran Sullivan, is a professor in Psychology now.”

submitted Jun. 28, 2012 11:26P
UGRD Leavey Business '64
Smith, Peter

Pete Smith ’64 and his wife Becky have two granddaughters attending Santa Clara: Kelsey Inch ’15 and her sister Katrina Inch ’17. Kelsey is in the Honors Program, is a Kappa, and works in the athletic dept. Katrina is on the women's volleyball team. Pete and Becky live in Sun Valley, Idaho

submitted May. 31, 2013 3:16P
'64
Meagher, Joe

Freshman Dorm: O'Connor

Joe Meagher ’63 writes that prior to being discharged from the U.S. Navy in 1967, he married Karen (wife of 46 years) and began his teaching/coaching career at Menlo College, in California. In 2007, he retired from teaching at Woodinville High Schoo, in Washington state, where he taught history, coached basketball, and served as athletic director. Living in Bothell, Wash., he continues to coach (Jackson High School, Mill Creek) while enjoying the three grandchildren who live in the Puget Sound area.

submitted Mar. 26, 2013 11:56A
'64
Lassart, James

James Lassart ’64 is senior trial counsel in the San Francisco office of Murphy Pearson Bradley & Feeney. Lassart has handled more than 100 jury trials and brings an extensive history of representing corporations and individuals in the investigation and litigation of private and governmental claims arising from alleged wrongdoing, fraud, breach of fiduciary duties and professional misconduct, including matters before Federal and State Courts, the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, the State Bar of California and various local governmental and quasi-governmental bodies. Before entering private practice, he served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney, prosecuting organized crime cases and serving as coordinator of the Northwest Region of the President’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. He was also an Assistant District Attorney in San Francisco for 12 years, prosecuting complex homicide cases. Most recently, Lassart was managing partner of the San Francisco office of Ropers, Majeski, Kohn & Bentley.
 
Lassart is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. A decorated war veteran, Lassart is a retired Brigadier General in the United States Army Reserve. In his last assignment as a General Officer he was responsible for the legal operations of the USAR Judge Advocate General’s Corp. He earned his J.D. from the University of San Francisco, School of Law.

submitted Sep. 6, 2013 1:54P
'64
Johnck, John

John Johnck '60 attended his 60th Reunion from the 8th grade Class of 1952 at St. Vincent de Paul, San Francisco, Calif. First gathering ever. He lives in So Lake Tahoe, Russan River, and S.F. and is retired. Go Broncos!

submitted Nov. 13, 2012 6:59P
'64
Hearn, Emmett

Emmett Hearn '64 will see the 7th edition of his textbook, "Federal Acquisition and Contract  Management" published this spring. 

 

submitted Mar. 29, 2010 4:17P
'64
Garibaldi, Bob

Bob Garibaldi '64 has been inducted into the Sac-Joaquin Section Hall of Fame. Bob pitched for SCU in the 1962 College World Series and was named the CWS Most Outstanding Player that year. He later played four seasons with the San Francisco Giants.  

submitted May. 6, 2010 1:54P
UGRD Arts & Sciences '64
Garibaldi, Bob

Bob Garibaldi ’64 was inducted into the Sac-Joaquin High School section athletic hall of fame class. In high school, Garibaldi was a star for both the basketball and baseball teams. In 1960, he led the state in scoring average with 25.3 points a game. He went to Santa Clara University and was a pitcher for the best baseball team in school history. He no-hit defending NCAA champion USC to get into the College World Series and was named the 1962 CWS Most Outstanding Player even though Santa Clara lost to Michigan in the championship game. He set CWS records for strikeouts (38) and innings pitched (27.2). He played four seasons in the Major Leagues with the San Francisco Giants.

submitted Nov. 29, 2010 2:14P
'64
Eaton, Don

Don Eaton '59, J.D. '64 notes that he brought California Gov. Jerry Brown '59 to SCU for a WPO event regarding Brown's goals for the future of California in October, 2012. Pictured here: Eaton, Brown, and their wives. The event was catered by Donna Eaton Busse '90, also pictured. Brown and Eaton were debate partners at SCU. 

submitted Apr. 23, 2013 9:32A
'64
Burke, William

William Burke '64 is in his 43rd year as a financial advisor with Morgan and Stanley in Ventura County.  He is joined by his daughter, Erin, and son, Brian, in his practice. 

submitted Mar. 29, 2010 4:28P
'64
Barca, Charlie

Charlie Barca ’64 writes: “Joyful first-time grandfather of Libby Rose McGrillen (born October ’09), the daughter of Sarah Barca ’95. ‘Nonno’ gets to ‘nanny’ twice weekly while Sarah owns and operates Funky Door Yoga in the Haight. Her family lives in Bernal Heights in San Francisco.”

submitted May. 21, 2012 3:28P

1965

'65
Vlahutin, Paul

Paul Vlahutin '65 teaches engineering and mathematics at Century College in White Bear Lake, Minn.

submitted May. 21, 2009 4:26P
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