IN MEMORIAM 


1930’s Alumni

Lawrence V. Compton
February, 2000

Robert A. Cornog
December, 1999

Ethel M. Jones
January, 2000

Thomas J. MacBride
January, 2000

Virginia Carlson Prud’homme
January, 2000

Mary C. Swift
November, 1999

Yoshiye Togasaki
December, 1999
A leader in public health and in the Japanese American community.

1940’s Alumni

Shirley Lovejoy Hecht
March, 2000
A psychologist at Cowell Hospital at Cal.

Joyce Robbins Meldrum
August, 1999
Joyce’s recollections of a full life include, “Overseas beckoned so I applied to go to U.C. I was also accepted as a resident in International House and so began one of the most rewarding and exciting periods of my life.” Travel and “happy married life” with Ron Meldrum in Australia followed. Joyce was involved in numerous committees and helped organize the Melbourne International House.

Frances B. Jenkins
November, 1999

Francis X. Kast
November, 1999

Albert J. Machado
December, 1999

William W. Newcomer
November, 1999
A teacher in the San Jose Union School District.

1950’s Alumni

Jane Gray
January, 2000

Stanley J. Lokken
January, 2000
A chemistry professor at Brunswick College, GA.

Frederick M. Wong
October, 1999

1960’s Alumni

Rose E. Bird
December, 1999
Chief Justice, California Supreme Court 1977-’86, and the first woman to serve on the Court. She is remembered as a courageous and compassionate judge, adamantly opposed to the death penalty. Bird was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown whom she met at I-House. Brown said that Bird “was very loyal to her friends and very principled — she was always ready to do battle.” Her unwillingness to yield on liberal ideals led to removal from the Court by voters.

Bruce A. Friedman
January, 2000

Lucia Kalacic Jovanovic
1986

Sandra Y. Ogata
November, 1999

1970’s Alumni

Fereshteh Gharachedaghi
October, 1999

Friends of International House

John A. Calhoun
January, 2000

William Alfred Shack
March, 2000